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Letters from a satellite: Google Maps images of New York buildings turned into typeface - Telegraph

19 Inspiring Examples of Text Over Images in Web Design

In web design there are a lot of combinations that deliver a beautiful page, including the image + text duo. Combining beautiful images and …

Graphic Design

Big Data: It's Hyped, but Here's How it will Change the World

Is there too much hype around ‘big data’? Kenneth Cukier thinks so, and yet he remains passionate about what we can achieve with it.<p>Cukier is the Data Editor at The Economist and co-author of the book Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think. At The Next Web …

Well Tucked: A Survey of Great iPad Cases

The iPad’s extreme portability is simultaneously glaringly obvious and overlooked in favor of its flashier tech wonders. The take-it-anywhere-ness of …

Chris Matthews sours on Obama

President Obama "obviously likes giving speeches more than he does running the executive branch," Chris Matthews said tonight.<p>Yes, you read that right: The MSNBC host who in 2008 felt a "thrill going up my leg" after hearing Obama speak has grown disenchanted. Tonight's episode of Hardball saw …

Here's Why Snickers Purposely Misspelled Its Name For A New Ad Campaign

Acebook. Twiter. Oficially weirrd.<p>Snickers teamed up with Google to find the 500 most-misspelled words on the Internet, buying ads around 25,000 misspelled search terms.<p>The company tie-in? You can't spell when you're hungry.<p>This is a part of Snikkers' — er, Snickers' — "you're not you when you're …

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BLOKK font

BLOKK font gives you a nice fill text for mock-ups and wireframing without the lorem ipsum. The new and better wireframing font.

Responsive Workflow

May 28th, 2012<p>During the last week I was at the Webshaped conference listening Stephen Hay’s talk about responsive design workflow. This post isn’t …

Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook Home, Money, and the Future of Communication | WIRED

FACEBOOK<p>As caretaker of a service with a billion users, Mark Zuckerberg is used to sparking protest. Any time his company releases a new product, …

Heineken Presents The Magazzini Milan 2013

<b>Advertorial Content:</b><p>As the days tick away until this year's Milan Design Week, running 9-13 April 2013, we're looking forward to our Designer Master Classes and a slew of other design events to be held at Heineken's collaborative space, The Magazzini. Located next to the Porta Genova tram station …

Design

Articles about 8 modern roof designs on Dwell.com - Dwell

It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the bygone era of Cadillacs, colorful toasters, atomic clocks, and...<p>These various modern homes prove that the driveway is just as important to a piece of architecture as the rest of the design.<p>In our long history of construction, paneling …

Design

Android Launchers Are A Small Market, Can Facebook Home Change That?

Facebook is getting into the “Android launcher” market, the company has confirmed, thanks to its new Facebook Home application announced today. The app, as previously reported, is new software that integrates the Facebook experience deeply into the Android operating system. But Android launchers …

Clever Packaging: Essential Medicine Rides Coke's Distribution Into Remote Villages

Simon Berry is piggybacking on Coca-Cola's distribution system to bring life-saving medicine to the places that need it most.<p>You can buy a Coke …

Architects are starting to 3D print houses—but without a house-sized printer

A couple of months ago, Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars announced that he was building a curvy, loopy and for some reason, largely see-through building, to be made with the help of Enrico Dini’s D-Shape 3D printer. The project would cost up to 5 million euros ($6.4 million) and be completed in …

3D Printing

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