Eric E. Anderson

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The folks who brought back Meyer Optik are bringing back the Biotar 75/1.5

Coveted for its speed and quality, the Biotar 75/1.5 was produces in small batches until the '60s and today is still sought after and can easily …

Cameras

Smiley emoji in your work emails are making you look incompetent :(

Emoji have invaded our texts, Slacks, and even our business emails. But, a new study suggests that including emoji in your work emails may be making you look incompetent. Not ideal, TBH.<p>Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel found that professional emails which feature "smiley" …

Ben-Gurion University

Photographer Chris Holmes plays with light and shadow to create stunning imagery of London

"The concept of photography is what I find the most interesting. The simple idea that we have the opportunity to capture a scene, a movement or a …

Photography

Fancy smart locks marketed to Airbnb hosts permanently broken by software update

The Internet of Things continues to amaze, but unfortunately for all the techno-utopians of the world, it's for exactly the wrong reasons.<p>The latest case study in why connecting every little thing to the internet might not be such a good idea is brought to us by Lockstate — a company that …

Internet of Things

Essential Phones will begin shipping within a week

But only handsets in black — white versions are still ‘a couple of weeks away’<p>The first Essential phones will start shipping in a week’s time, according to emails sent by the company to early buyers. <i>9to5Google</i> reports that Essential sent messages to customers who pre-registered for the phone. …

Andy Rubin

This artist photographs satirical miniature worlds that play with your mind

The artists who build and photograph miniature worlds never cease to amaze me with their skill, patience, and ideas. One of such artists is a German …

Photography

Nova Scotian house by Omar Gandhi Architect sits between rocky outcrop and expansive views

Boulders strewn across the landscape informed the disjointed massing of this house in Nova Scotia, which architect Omar Gandhi designed to look like …

Architecture

Typographer Erik Spiekermann designs a Helvetica watch collection for Mondaine

Typographer and designer Erik Spiekermann is showing his love for Helvetica with a new watch collection from Mondaine. Spiekermann updated a number …

Graphic Design

THE BLACK BOX HOUSE

The Black Box is a modern, minimalistic house, which was designed by PAO Architects for a young family with two children. The house is located in an area dominated by low-rise private houses with views to a river in the south and a road to the north.

Houses

BBC Sport becomes first brand to adopt the broadcaster’s latest typography redesign

BBC Sport has relaunched its brand identity in the form of a new logo and graphics, in line with the soon-to-be standard font family of BBC Reith.<p>The …

Typography

Lens Rentals Did the Ultimate Protective Lens Filter Test

To filter or not to filter, that is the question. Photographers will argue until they're blue in the face about the issue of using protective …

Photography

The Perfect Office - Fender Bluetooth Speakers, Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, Office Ideas and More

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. There are so many cool stuff out there that we could assemble infinite perfect office …

Samsung

Sony A5100 review and (quite personal) setup guide

The Sony A5100 is by many accounts a great little camera. It’s very small, it does pretty decent quality video, it has very fast autofocus, a …

Cameras

System cameras for street photography: The benefits of micro four-thirds

<i>Olympus PEN-F</i> <i>The GX7 was popular because of its small size and high image quality. The GX80 is essentially a Mark II version with technical</i> …

Cameras

Helen Street House

Situated around a central courtyard, the Helen Street House is a small piece of nature in the middle of downtown Seattle. At the heart of the urban …

Architecture

Diocesan Residence

Diocesan Residence by Enrique Krahe Arquitectos, Andrés Jaque Architects is a magically ethereal building in Spain. The multi-programmatic design is notable based on its unique usage of light, varying levels of opacity and transparency and its mesmerizing series of interconnected networks.

Transparency

Consumer Reports Pulls Microsoft Surface Recommendation, Estimates 25 Percent Will Fail in Two Years

Photographers are especially intrigued by the Microsoft Surface line of computers, which offer a full-fledged operating system coupled with …

Consumer Reports

Life through the lens of enchanting photographer Vicki King

Photographer Vicki King has a truly magical view of the world through her enchantingly hue-filled lens. Born in the Midlands and now based in London …

Photography

Product Roundup: July

Summer is here, and so are some great new Squarespace features. We’re excited to share a number of new additions to our platform designed to help you …

Rick Wenner Achromatic

Stripping away color with Rick Wenner<p>"Color in these photographs would look great too, but I just think that stripping color away makes you focus on …

Photography

Sticky Note Fatigue and the Fog of Knowledge

I’m starting to see a slightly disturbing trend in our interactions with senior leadership teams, which I’m calling sticky note fatigue.<p>We UX …

UX Design

Cascable remote control app adds Fujifilm support, geotagging and more

Cascable, the iPhone app for remote-controlling DSLRs and mirrorless system cameras, has released a major update. Version 3.0 comes with support for …

Cameras

José Ramos - My Photography - Luminous Landscape

<i>Publisher’s Note: Every now and then I stumble upon a photographer who I think does remarkable work. I always love seeing what new talent is</i> …

Cameras

Netlify raises $12 million to advance web development

Netlify, a startup that’s building software tools to help drive the future of web development, announced today that it has raised $12 million in series A funding. Andreessen Horowitz led the round, which also included existing investors Bloomberg Beta, Designer Fund, and Tank Hill Ventures.<p>The …

Startups

This New Tire Has No Air And Is 3D Printed From Biodegradable Materials

The VISION, a new tire-wheel combination from Michelin, means the clean car of the future can have clean tires, as well.<p>In recent years, there’s been an undeniable explosion in talk about the automobile of the future. It’ll be self-driving, we imagine, powered by electricity instead of gas. It’ll …

Michelin

Nissan Leaf will be cheaper than Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt, but have less range

Will it be enough to keep the new Leaf competitive?<p>A leader in this decade’s electric vehicle push, the Nissan Leaf has been left behind by newer models with bigger batteries and more exciting designs. A new version should help keep Nissan in the game, but a low price may help, too.<p>Already caught …

Electric Vehicles

House in Rishpon / Studio de Lange

<i>From the architect.</i> Laid on an 8,000 sqm (20 Acre) plot, two concrete rectangles perpendicular to one another form the letter T. Between them stands …

Architecture

david maurice’s ‘back country house’ reinterprets new zealand’s wilderness huts

the project comprises a single volume at ground level, which spills out onto a terrace that serves as an extension of the home’s living quarters.The …

Architecture