Charlie Smith

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Test Your Personality Based On Your Facebook Posts

When you post to Facebook, you're not just sharing news of your most recent meal or weekend trip with your friends. You may unwittingly reveal a bit of your personality, too.<p>A startup called Five Labs has made a new online tool that it claims can analyze your Facebook posts in order to assess your …

Unpacking "Ultralight" with Michael Meyer of Granite Gear

<i>This is the last in a three-part series featuring the Mikes of Ultralight—lightweight hiking packs and the designers who love them. We previously</i> …

Breathtaking Aerial and Time-Lapse Tours of Iceland Make You Want to Go There Now

When it comes to spectacular landscape photography, Iceland is one of the foremost destinations. Stunning vistas (not to mention the aurora borealis) …

City Explorer Camera Bag by Wotancraft Atelier

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Accessories<br>• Bags<br>• Gear<br>• Photography<br>• Retro<p>The City Explorer is a professional-grade camera bag by Wotancraft Atelier designed …

Designer Constructs Micro 96-Square-Foot Cabin to Forego Building Permits

Hoping to have a personal space to escape to for much needed relaxation, Finnish designer Robin Falck set out to build his own little getaway. Rather than being held up by government red-tape, he decided to avoid the need for a building permit by constructing a live-in structure that's under 96 …

Living Rooms

No Room for a Home Workshop? Think Smaller

Maybe it's just that time of year, we're all stuck inside and those of us with incredible talent spend large amounts of time making tiny works of …

How to Land Your Dream Design Job: Eight Tips for Getting Hired at a Top I.D. Firm

<i>Yesterday, we ran the last of our nine Getting Hired interviews, in which we solicited job-seeking advice from key hiring personnel at LUNAR, IDEO,</i> …

The Roamographer by HoldFast

Camera bags often call to mind cheap nylon, regrettable color choices and logos that look like something from a forgotten Windows '98 software suite. Luckily over the past few years camera accessories have gone the way of craftsmanship, with quality leather straps worthy of the most pristine Leica …

Roam

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

Articles about 7 beach houses around world on Dwell.com - Dwell

With their stained-glass windows, vaulted ceilings, open-floor plans, and intriguing history, churches that are repurposed into...<p>According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, minimalism can be summed up in a single sentence:...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven …

Architecture

Six Things Every Designer Should Know About Copyright

<b>1. The Law Protects Your Work, Not Your Idea</b><p>Copyright law, which is the body of law that protects original and creative works from misappropriation, …

Vitor Gomes – Personal Identity

Personal Identity Design.<p>Santos, Brazil based art director and graphic designer Vitor Gomes just published his new personal identity. Since he …

125 Years of Awesome National Geographic Photos In One Book

A new book celebrates National Geographic‘s 125th anniversary with a retrospective of photographs as breathtaking as the planet they document.<p>Since 1888, <i>National Geographic</i> magazine has provided readers with an escape to the most obscure and fantastical places on Earth and now, in honor of the …

Dream Vacation: Ion Hotel, Iceland - The Fox Is Black

About 45 minutes east of Reykjavik lies the Ion Adventure Hotel, a stunning boutique hotel which rests upon the peaceful terrain of Iceland. I came …

Native Android

Native Android Development: The Tools<p>For the Android platform, the Java language is used, along with the Eclipse integrated development environment …

Finisterre UK

From its storied inception on pristine Hawaiian shores to its entrance into mainstream culture in the '50s and '60s through films like "The Endless Summer" and "Gigdet," surfing has always been associated with sunny, carefree beach life. Even today, the bulk of the surf industry is focused on …

Weather

Articles about architecture across iceland scotland and ireland on Dwell.com - Dwell

With 3.8 million square miles, America is packed to the brim with architectural gems.<p>On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day in Scotland, I got straight up, tossed a handful of dirty clothes into my now...<p>Architecture is one of the whitest jobs in America.<p>The Donald Irish Residence In one …

Sonoma County

Articles about claesson koivisto runes scandinavian prefab prototype on Dwell.com - Dwell

Claesson Koivisto Rune introduces its second iteration of the prefab home, combining time-honored Scandinavian touches with the...<p>Omnipresent Swedish firm Claesson Koivisto Rune will debut new pieces for 13 companies at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile...<p>A new prefab prototype on a Scottish …

Prefab Homes

Mountain Landscape Carved Into Encyclopedia Britannica

Book sculptor Guy Laramee pays homage to the printed version of the Encyclopedia Britannica by carving into a 24-volume set of the informative series of books for his latest piece titled <i>Adieu</i>. With the physical publication of the encyclopedias coming to a halt after 244 years of printing the …

Art

Core77 2013 Year in Review: Furniture Design, Part 2 - The Most Space-Saving, Transformable and Extreme

<b>Core77 2013 Year in Review</b>: Top Ten Posts · Furniture, Pt. 1 · <i>Furniture, Pt. 2</i><br>Digital Fabrication, Pt. 1 · Digital Fabrication, Pt. 2 · Digital …

Compact Home Designed for Breathtaking Views of the Alps

Overlooking some of the best mountain views in Austria, this 45-square-meter house designed by Peter Jungmann is a fully-furnished and functional home set on a hillside in the village of Nussdorf just outside of Vienna. Playfully taking its name from a combination of the words ‘UFO' and ‘Vogel,' …

Architecture

Core77 2013 Year in Review: Furniture Design, Part 1

<b>Core77 2013 Year in Review</b>: Top Ten Posts · <i>Furniture, Pt. 1</i> · Furniture, Pt. 2<br>Digital Fabrication, Pt. 1 · Digital Fabrication, Pt. 2 · Digital …