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Building Base Cabinets | Ana White Woodworking Projects

Seven sheets of PureBond plywood and $200 in popular boards.<p>Yep, that's what it took to take this blank space ....<p>And turn it into this:<p>Well, at …

Crane Light by Hyunyoung Park

Crane is a lamp designed by product and furniture design student Hyunyoung Park. The overall structure was inspired by its namesake, the crane, and …

MACH system from MIT can coach those with social anxiety

Plenty of people out there have a serious phobia of public speaking and there are tons of other disorders, such as Asperger's, that severely limit a person's ability to handle even simple social interactions. M. Ehsan Hoque, a student at the MIT Media Lab, has made these subjects the focus of her …

Whimsical Cappuccino Lamp Collection By Vesoi

We’ve already told you of lamp collection inspired by food and drinks, and here’s one more collection, this times the lamps are inspired by coffee or …

Coffee

How Logs Are Turned Into Boards, Part 1: Plainsawn

<i>This is the first post of an ongoing series about wood. Understanding its nature, the way it moves and changes, and the implications for designers</i> …

Woodworking

A Rare Peek At The Guidelines That Dictate Google’s Graphic Design

A pair of “Visual Assets Guidelines,” posted by one of the company’s senior graphic designers, outline precisely how Google designers are supposed to sweat the small stuff.<p>In April 2011, Larry Page took the reins as Google’s CEO. He didn’t waste any time getting down to business. On his very first …

Hipster Words

Hipster Script received a Judge’s choice Certificate of Excellence at the Type Directors of New York and was selected to be part of the Bienal Tipos Latinos 2012. via betype

7 DIY Lighting Fixtures That You Won't Even Believe You Can Make (PHOTOS)

An amazing lamp can really make a space sing. And, while chandeliers are stunning focal points that light up a room, store-bought versions can be pricey, especially if they're large or intricate. But did you know you can make one yourself? We've rounded up seven DIY lighting fixtures that are made …

Two Ultra-Minimal Lamps That Also Juice Up Your Phone

In the current universe of lamps, designers want to scale down, delete any frills, and step back. We’ve seen a good deal of stripped-down lamps lately, from glowing white boxes to 1960s-era lamps made of floating glow sticks.<p>The new Circa and Clamp light collections from San Francisco-based Pablo …

Ascent – A Smart Concept Light by Daniel Rybakken - The Fox Is Black

Ascent is a fantastic new table light designed by the award winning Norwegian designer Daniel Rybakken. Created for Luceplan, the beauty of this …

Inside Frank

How to make a lamp out of old CDs.

This is one of the reasons why I LOVE Curbly! The other day I wrote up a top ten list about using old CD’s to make stuff. Meg over at The Consumerist …

DIY

Sleep My Child

<b>Sleep My Child</b> is a piece from my work for music theater Paradise Lost: Shadows and Wings. In the show it appears midway through Act II and is …

Amazon.com: Digital Music

AppAdvice Daily: New Accessories And Free Downloads

Today we are checking out two new accessories, one from Mophie and one from Jawbone. Mophie has announced a new Juice Pack with even more punch, and …

DIY

DIY: A Trio of Gift Wrapping Master Classes from the Doyenne of Presentation<p>by Meredith Swinehart<p>Steal This Look: The Instant Cocktail Party Kit, …

5 Favorites: Prouvé-Inspired Swing Arm Lights

Is Jean Prouvé’s Potence Lamp the lighting equivalent of the little black dress? It’s a timeless classic that instantly introduces a Parisian note of …

Furniture

Clyde: An Expressive Lamp for Creative Homes

Stretch Goals!<p><b>$120K: Graphical authoring software</b><p>Clyde comes with switchable modules, and is programmable via the Arduino IDE, but we’d like to add …

Migrating A Website To WordPress Is Easier Than You Think

About This Guide<p>Before we get to work, let’s establish some context. First, this guide was written primarily with <b>beginners</b> in mind and will be most …

Web Design

Inventive Lighting by OneFortyThree - The Fox Is Black

We live in a time of abundant design stores and online interior retailers that churn out fast furniture in a similar way the fashion behemoths turn …