Stephen Koltz

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Modern Wall Bookshelves With Intricate And Unexpected Design Features

Wall shelves or shelving units are great when you want to fill up a space in your living room or when you need just a little bit of extra storage …

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Writing Web Applications<p>Introduction<p>Covered in this tutorial:<p>Creating a data structure with load and save methods<br>• Using the net/http package to build …

Steve Bannon Will Lead Trump’s White House

“I’m a Leninist,” Steve Bannon told a writer for The Daily Beast, in late 2013. “Lenin wanted to destroy the state, and that’s my goal, too. I want to bring everything crashing down, and destroy all of today’s establishment.”*<p>At the time, Bannon was the executive chairman of Breitbart News, the …

Albert Camus on the Will to Live and the Most Important Question of Existence

“The body’s judgment is as good as the mind’s, and the body shrinks from annihilation. We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.”<p><i>“If the universe is meaningless, so is the statement that it is so… The meaning and purpose of dancing is the dance,”</i> Alan Watts wrote in …

Nobel Prize

10 top UI trends for 2017

<i>At</i> <i>Generate San Francisco</i> <i>on 9 June, Aaron Gustafson will demonstrate how interfaces can smartly morph to meet their users’ needs — slow connections,</i> …

You Might Not Need JavaScript

JavaScript is great, and by all means use it, while also being aware that you can build so many functional UI components without the additional …

Tortoise - DIY Paperlamp ( pre-cut papercraft kit, DIY paper lamp )

Ever heard about the tortoise and the hare?<br>Sure, everyone knows that story! Well, the hare hasn’t shown up, but our tortoise Frida is doing very well on her trials. You don’t want to miss the upcoming race... In the meantime, accept our challenge and assemble your own tortoise.<p>Check our palette and …

Meet the Architect Who Quit Designing Houses for the Rich to Provide Free Furniture Designs for the Poor

Ben Uyeda says: "Please steal my ideas and make money off of them"<p>Industrial designers can be petty, and I'm no exception, so I'm always thrilled …

Opera bakes a free, unlimited VPN directly into its desktop browser

Norway-based technology company Opera Software is introducing a free virtual private network (VPN) feature to its desktop browser, making it the first of the major browser operators to build a VPN directly into the software. Today’s news comes a little more than a month after Opera unveiled a …

Software

The Anarchist's Design Book and a Tiny Weapon That Doubles as an Accessory

A weekly selection of great links curated by the Core77 team<p><i>Core77's editors spend time combing through the news so you don't have to. Here's a</i> …

Anarchism

Custom 3D type uses moving bicycle parts

London-based CG and motion designer Marcel Piekarski has created a custom typeface from bicycle parts, Type-Cycle.<p>Combining 3D forms with spliced …

Typography

Pikazo - Make Anything Art

How To Do Nothing In Web Design

Best Practices for Minimalism<p>This essay is excerpted from the ebook <i>Interaction Design Best Practices: Mastering the Tangibles</i> by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba, and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a UX design platform.<p>It’s a rookie mistake to confuse minimalism with merely “getting rid of things.” Minimalism was an …

Shelf Life: Anne Linde Metal Collection

Love metal? So do we, and we’re not talking Black Sabbath. We’re talking Danish metal. Designer Anne Linde from Denmark has created a range of …

Furniture

Illuminated Illusion: Clever Lamps That Aren’t Really 3D

Walk toward this series of translucent desktop lamps from across a room, and they’ll seem to go from three-dimensional to two-dimensional right …

Avant-garde

Beautiful Maple Leaf Bowl Sculptures by Kay Sekimachi

Japanese artist Kay Sekimachi has created a beautiful set of leaf bowl sculptures using skeletons of actual maple leaves. The artist added Kozo paper, watercolor and Krylon coating to the leaves to create these ethereal works of art. Sekimachi studied at the California College of Arts and Crafts in …

Art

Think out of the box. Live within it

Modularity is DEFINITELY in. Look at Phonebloks (Google Project Ara), or even IKEA’s furniture. We are an indecisive species. Needs keep changing, …

A Series of Geometric Furniture & Objects

Dubai-based product designer Aljoud Lootah created a collection of geometric furniture and objects that aim to explore form and function. The …

This Coatrack Is Also A Llama

Last week, untold millions had their eyes glued to their screens as two llamas ran wild in Arizona, managing to evade capture for over an hour. Defying the status quo of the internet, at that moment, almost everyone seemed to agree on one point: llamas are pretty damn cute. In light of this …

Bring Back Snail Mail With These Modern Eye-Catching Envelopes

Yong-Hwan Shin, of NBDC (Nordic Bros. Design Community) in Seoul, Korea, gave the document envelope an eye-catching Memphis-y update that I’m dying …

Polly: A Pulley Pendant Light

No matter how high or low you need, the Polly lamp can adjust to your needs. Based off of a pulley system, you can set the height of the lamp to fit …

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

I can't explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you appear to buy them from. This is all about leveraging foreign currencies and points-of-sale to your advantage.<p>For reasons I never quite understood, every time I …

Pentagram rebrands MIT Media Lab with grid-generated glyphs

Design agency Pentagram has used a simple grid of squares to create a new visual identity for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)'s …

Modern Wall Storage System Uses Endlessly Moveable Boxes

Dots is a storage system that’s just about as beautiful and functional as you can get in one package. Designed by ARIS Architects and produced by …

Furniture

The Link Shelf offers an update on a classic modular shelving system

Described as an update of the "classic string shelf", this customisable shelving system by Berlin design firm Studio Hausen comprises a series of …

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Useful Web Design Resources – Learning Coding & Design

Here are the topics of learning resources we’ll cover today:<p>Coding<p>Code Avengers Code Avengers’ courses are a fun way for students to learn computer …