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Courtyard Residence: Raw Industrial Elements Tamed by Modern Ergonomics

If there is one unmistakable trend in the world of home design, it is structures that are enriched by the landscape that surrounds them, even as they …

B.C. to add computer coding to school curriculum

The B.C. government unveiled plans Monday to introduce computer coding in its school curriculum, addressing a chronic skills shortage in one of the few areas of the Canadian economy that is doing well – technology.<p>"Every kindergarten to grade 12 student will have…the opportunity to learn the basics …

Amazon Storywriter Is a Simple, Free, Auto-formatting Screenwriting Tool for the Web

Screenwriting tools tend to be on the pricey side when it comes to software, but Amazon’s released a free tool called Storywriter that provides a …

Screenwriting

Build Your Own Raspberry Pi-Powered Interactive Pet

Part of the appeal of the Raspberry Pi is how easy it is to get kids into coding. Case in point, Geek Gurl Diaries shows you how to build an …

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Philip Johnson and David Whitney used to invite great minds from the architecture, design, and art worlds to the Johnson-designed...<p>Take a tour through Chicago's first Passive House built by Brandon Weiss of Weiss Building and Development LLC, with the help of...<p>Designed by Roy O. Allen, the …

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Meltdown, shmeltdown: If you've got a spare $14 million, you can have a genuine Case Study house, a Pacific Ocean view—and a...<p>A Southern California architect approaches his family home as an experiment in sustainable design.<p>The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of …

Architecture

Programmatically create interactive Powerpoint slides with R

Powerpoint is a powerful application for creating presentations, and allows you to include all sorts of text, pictures, animations and interactivity …

Data Visualization

September 2015

Hello! Are you wandering site to site in search of perfect fonts for your work? We at TGZ are here to share some most <i>popular fonts of September 2015</i>, …

PicGIF Is a Stupid-Simple Way to Make Animated GIFs on Mac

Mac: We’ve talked about a variety of ways to make your own animated GIFs, but if you’re looking for an incredibly easy way, PicGIF does the job.<p>GIFs …

Is adaptive better than responsive design?

If you have been remotely listening to the Web design conversation in the past five years, one phrase keeps coming up – responsive Web design. By now, you are probably designing every one of your site outlines with a responsive framework.<p>But some of the talk is shifting to adaptive Web design. The …

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A Boston family chose a double dose of prefab for an addition to their home in the Massachusetts countryside.<p>Modern maker Jeran McConnel believes that simplicity is key in creating small spaces that carry big impact; her bathroom...<p>A couple planning for an investment property in Austin ended up …

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A house in Echo Park makes the most of its narrow lot with open-plan spaces spread out over four levels.<p>A photographer’s summer retreat in the seaside town of Loctudy, France, is an elegant, architectural metaphor for the importance...<p>Making the most of an overlooked lot, this modern home rises …

Architecture

Fracking halted temporarily after 4.6-magnitude earthquake near Fort St. John

The B.C. Oil and Gas Commission is investigating the cause of a 4.6 magnitude earthquake earlier this week that triggered the shutdown of a major …

Free E-book of Web UI Design Techniques: Cards & Minimalism

The Curated Collection of Web UI Design Techniques<p>Cards & Minimalism<p>See the best techniques for using card UI patterns and minimalist design with 43 …

Build Your Own Battery-Powered Portable Mini Monitor

Whether you work on a lot of DIY projects or you’re just looking to get a bigger screen for your DSLR camera, a portable monitor is handy to have …

25 things I wish I knew when I graduated from high school

Hey, high school graduate of 2015! Congratulations on your graduation.<p>You don’t know me, but I was you — about 30 years ago.<p>There’s a whole bunch of …

A Detailed Guide To A Custom WordPress Page Templates

24 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

How to prepare and deliver a TED talk

<i>Reprinted by permission of McGraw-Hill Education. Excerpted from</i> How to Deliver a TED Talk: Secrets of the World's Most Inspiring Presentations<i>. Copyright 2014 by Jeremey Donovan. All rights reserved.</i><p><b>Tip 1: Everybody has an idea worth spreading.</b> After watching a TED Talk, most people feel at least …