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No. 2 Pencil

Sharp minds require sharp tools. No. 2 Pencil’s wood body forms a perfectly cylindrical case for graphite, the part that leaves its mark on the page …

Woodworking

London fog: a bird's eye view – video

Footage captured by strapping a camera to a quadcopter shows the extent of the fog in Hornchurch, east London. The camera rises up through thick fog before emerging into clear skies 350ft above ground. There has been disruption to travel throughout London on Wednesday due to the mist

Making Little Red Riding Hood's cell at @PunchdrunkUK. This is a new type of design for me and it's ace! http://t.co/03pV4vH3GK

Blue Bottle’s Vision For The Perfect Coffee-Shop Design

Blue Bottle Coffee recently secured a $20 million funding round, a chunk of which will be put toward reinventing a more elegant café experience. One based on the Apple Store, and Proust.<p>Rare is the person who derives equal inspiration from Steve Jobs and Marcel Proust. But spend some time talking …

Is Europe About to Get Smaller?

Russia is blocking the European Union's eastward expansion, as anti-EU parties within the bloc grow stronger.<p>Where does Europe end? Geographically, this is an easy question to answer. Geopolitically, not so much.<p>The European Union’s “Eastern Partnership“ initiative was launched in 2009 to bring six …

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Day Eight: Mount McKinley

Over the summer I created over 35 achievement badges for the Withings Health Mate fitness app. Day eight is Mount McKinley. ------------- “Mount …

Thanks, Obama! http://t.co/pvT6gCRF8h

Shaped by Hand

Simon Stålenhag Art Gallery

CSS 3D Editor

Tridiv is a web-based editor<br>for creating 3D shapes in CSS.<p>Start using the app See examples<p>Examples<p>iPhone 4S<br>8 shapes, 148 faces NES<br>21 shapes, 124 …

Kickstarting: A Smart System For Learning Chinese With Minimal Pain And Posters

Chineasy uses pared-down graphics to ease the process of learning one of the world’s toughest languages.<p>There are some 20,000 characters in contemporary written Chinese. Knowing about 4,000 is considered educated, while the threshold for standard literacy is 2,000. “Basic” (or just-getting-by) …

Studio Visit: basäder

In the industrial business zone of East Williamsburg, Elin Johansson and Philip Antonelli (with the help of their college student assistant, Claire) squeeze into a space of 400 square feet—and that's not including the childrenswear designer who shares the other half. The couple started basäder …

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Mini-apartments are the next big thing in U.S. cities

Could you live in a single-car garage? That's about the size of tiny apartments popping up in major U.S. cities where many residents live alone. Inhabitants say the key is keeping only stuff you use.<p>NEW YORK — When Gil Blattner hired a housekeeper for his elegant apartment with 12-foot ceilings, …

Transitional Interfaces

<b>Designers love to sweat the details</b>. Much time is spent pixel-fucking buttons, form styles, setting type, & getting those icons as sharp as a tack. …

UI Design

Inside The Mind Of The Foursquare Engineer Re-Mapping The World

As the lead geo engineer at Foursquare, David Blackman’s work has been the lynchpin of some of Foursquare’s biggest changes in recent months: …

Jurassic lark: sleep over in the @NHM_London – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 3:15 pm, March 31, 2013 in Fun London<p><i>Sometimes the Natural History Museum lets the grown-ups in on the fun, running a Dino Snores sleepover</i> …

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, but the …

Hiking

Europe’s top 10 scenic rail journeys

Give thanks to the engineers who built railways across Europe's most difficult terrain, their hard work has translated into some of the world's most picturesque journeys – in Scandinavia along icy rivers to fjords, in Germany, Switzerland and Italy through carved valleys in the Alps, along the …

The Hidden Poetic Genius of an Old, English Nursery Rhyme

Novelist Jim Crace, whose prose has been analyzed by mathematicians for its rhythm, learned his technique from the childhood counting game 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor.'<p>Doug McLean<p><i>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</i><p>When I asked …