Michael Barry

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Free Design Resources: Icons, UI Kits and Mockups

One of the best things about designers these days is that they are really open minded about sharing their knowledge and are very giving. Some of them …

Glass Theft Auto: Google Glass Hack Beams Grand Theft Auto’s GPS Straight To Your Eye

You know, it’s been a while saince I’ve written up some clever Google Glass hack simply because it was awesome. Let’s fix that.<p>Looking to test the concept of using Glass as a second screen, Android developer Mike DiGiovanni has managed to capture Grand Theft Auto’s oh-so-crucial in-game GPS …

Peer Into Early Astronaut Spacesuits With These X-Ray Photographs

When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped out onto the surface of the Moon, it wasn’t technically a military triumph, but it might as well have …

Arduino-controlled RGB LED Infinity Mirror

Introduction: Arduino-controlled RGB LED Infinity Mirror<p>About: For my day job I write K-12 STEM projects for www.sciencebuddies.org. In my spare time …

Those Greasy Finger Swipes On Your iPad Screen Make For Great Abstract Art [Gallery]

Not only is your iPad the greatest time-killer of all-time, but while you’re busy playing games, writing emails, taking pictures, and tweeting, you’re also creating some abstract artwork with each tap and swipe.<p>Artists Andre Woolery and Victor AbiJaoudi noticed that each iPad app reveals a …

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Memories of a Suburban Utopia: The Work of Anton Van Hertbruggen - The Fox Is Black

Anton Van Hertbruggen is a hugely talented illustrator from Belgium. Last year he released a stunning concertina book called Memories of a Suburban …

Lee Kit in Venice is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

The Daily Pic: Lee Kit's found sculptures echo the beauty in photographs.<p>This is a detail from Lee Kit’s installation in the Hong Kong pavilion of …

Google Lobbying Spending Nearly Doubles, $1.34M Spending Focused on Privacy

This past quarter, Google spent $1.34 million on Washington lobbyists, an increase of 41% over last year’s spending during the same period. That brings the company’s lobbying money up to $2.72 million for the first half of 2010, according to Consumer Watchdog. With all that spending, who and what …

Dealing with Wood Movement: Design and Understanding

<i>This is the sixth post of an ongoing series about wood. Understanding its nature, the way it moves and changes, and the implications for designers.</i> …

Rylan Steele: Ave Maria: One Man’s Vision

For some, Florida is a promised land. Thousands of older Americans have headed south to created retirement communities to live out their days in …

Waiting stinks: How to redesign your product’s dead time

Recently my family gathered in North Carolina to celebrate a milestone in my sister’s life, and we arrived 10 minutes early for our reservation at a …

a la plage, a la piscine: aerial beach bum photographs by gray malin

<b><br>a la plage, a la piscine: aerial beach photographs by gray malin</b><br>all images © gray malin<p><b>shooting from doorless helicopters, west hollywood-based</b> …

Rio De Janeiro

'Self-cleaning shirt' released by US firm

Commuters familiar with the musty hum of rush hour train carriages may not believe it – but a company claims to have invented a shirt which can be worn for 100 days without being washed.<p>Wool&Prince, an American firm, says its new wool shirt can go months without being cleaned because the fabric is …

Men's Fashion

Butts Love this Chair

Designing truly comfortable seating without upholstery is more challenging than it may seem, especially without using molded wood. Designers …

vertical horizons of hong kong by romain jacquet-lagreze the photo series takes a deep dive into hong kong's thick atmospheres, showcasing a visual record of its wildly diverse built environment. see more: http://www.designboom.com/art/vertical-horizons-by-romain-jacquet-lagreze/

U.S. Government's Never-Ending Quest to Design the Most Difficult-to-Manufacture Object

How can you ensure your product design never gets knocked off? By manufacturing it with proprietary production methods and materials no one else has …

Articles about second look henry wilson on Dwell.com - Dwell

If 28-year-old Henry Wilson were not a designer, he would be a skipper.<p>With House 2.0, architect Pieter Weijnen demonstrates the exponential rate at which green design is advancing.<p>For Paul and Shoko Shozi, a pair of retiring Angelenos, the goal was to shut out the neighborhood but bring in the …

Articles about qa muji art director kenya hara on Dwell.com - Dwell

If any contemporary designer embodies the stark but somehow perfect use of space and form that characterizes a certain branch of...<p>Though my number-one dream job remains journalist and editor (lucky me!) a close second is textile and furniture designer (third...<p>Donerik Dela Cruz and Aaron Pou …

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The 10 best real-life spies from Melita Norwood and Klaus Fuchs to Francis Walsingham and Harold 'Kim' Philby Melita Norwood (pictured) 1912–2005, was the seemingly innocuous assistant to the director of one of Britain’s atomic research centres, who coolly passed the secrets of the atom bomb to Russia for 37 years, before finally being identified in 1999. Her initial response: “Oh dear. I thought I had got away with it.” http://gu.com/p/3f3zq/tw?CMP=SOCNETTXT6965 Photograph: Tony Harris/PA

How does Bitcoin work?

BITCOIN, the world’s “first decentralised digital currency”, was launched in 2009 by a mysterious person known only by the pseudonym Satoshi …

Why do humans cry? We all cry, but what biological function does it serve, and why are humans the only species to shed tears of sorrow and joy? Find out: http://gu.com/p/3f2jj/tw?CMP=NECNETTXT766

A Glimpse at Where Camera Gear is Kept on the International Space Station

If you’re a photography enthusiast and ever have the good fortune of finding yourself floating around on the International Space Station, here are …

Commuter Uses Newspaper Photobombs to Liven Up a Boring Ride to Work

<i>The New York Daily News</i> reports that an anonymous commuter has decided to improve his boring ride to work everyday in a very unique way: newspaper …

CENTER AWARDS: 3rd Place Gallerist’s Choice Award: Donna J. Wan

Today ends the CENTER Awards posts–congratulations to all the winners and a big thank you to Laura Pressley and the staff at CENTER for not only …

CALL FOR ENTRIES: TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL'S #6SECFILMS VINE COMPETITION

We're excited about Vine and we want to explore what's possible for the new app. So we're challenging you to make #6SecFilms on Vine to be judged by …

An Explanation of How Photoshop Blend Modes Actually Work

Here’s something you might want to read and bookmark for future reference. Photographer Robert Thomas has written up an in-depth article explaining …

Secretbook App Lets You Share Secret Messages Through Facebook Photos

Steganography is the art of passing secret messages in a way that most observers wouldn’t detect even though the message is in plain view. Unlike …

A Hyperlapse Made Entirely of Google Street View Photos

A truly fresh and clever idea. Teehan+Lax, a digital experience company, has created a hyperlapse video using photos taken from Google’s Street View. …

Time-lapse Photography