Monthly Archives: October 2008

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An Ode to Calculators

Are calculators sexy? This is not a question that most people would think about, unless of course you’re a nerd who engages in calculator modding. But this scene is more about adding bells and whistles than about making the device

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An Ode to Calculators

Are calculators sexy? This is not a question that most people would think about, unless of course you’re a nerd who engages in calculator modding. But this scene is more about adding bells and whistles than about making the device

The Litmus

What would you do for a Pepsi? [CLM || BBDO via I Believe in Advertising] The future of transportation is amazing [Santiago Calatrava via Yanko Design] Synesthetic [Synesketch via information aesthetics] Here comes the sun [Boston.com via NOTCOT.org] Tipsy Turvey

The Litmus

What would you do for a Pepsi? [CLM || BBDO via I Believe in Advertising] The future of transportation is amazing [Santiago Calatrava via Yanko Design] Synesthetic [Synesketch via information aesthetics] Here comes the sun [Boston.com via NOTCOT.org] Tipsy Turvey

Wired NextFest

Nextfest, Wired Magazine’s annual tech fair recently ended its stint in Chicago. I took a walk around the exhibits this past weekend (and took some crummy pictures) to see what Wired thought were some of the hot new innovations. Here

Wired NextFest

Nextfest, Wired Magazine’s annual tech fair recently ended its stint in Chicago. I took a walk around the exhibits this past weekend (and took some crummy pictures) to see what Wired thought were some of the hot new innovations. Here

The Litmus

The Future of Nationalism [SpaceCollective via visualcomplexity] This is not a post for creationists [Seed Magazine] The cutest robots on the block [Telegraph via Techlaunches] Check out Paul’s new digs [Paul Stuart via men.stye.com] National Design Week! National Design Week!

The Litmus

The Future of Nationalism [SpaceCollective via visualcomplexity] This is not a post for creationists [Seed Magazine] The cutest robots on the block [Telegraph via Techlaunches] Check out Paul’s new digs [Paul Stuart via men.stye.com] National Design Week! National Design Week!

The Litmus

Biotechnology gone terribly wrong [Jouse Enterprise Art via designboom] Pure Creativity [mydeco via Dezeen] Story telling with data [FlowingData] And the winner is… [Electrolux Design Lab Blog] Flasher fashion [men.style.com]

The Litmus

Biotechnology gone terribly wrong [Jouse Enterprise Art via designboom] Pure Creativity [mydeco via Dezeen] Story telling with data [FlowingData] And the winner is… [Electrolux Design Lab Blog] Flasher fashion [men.style.com]

The Litmus: Late Edition

A new way to look at the president [NYTimes] CNC Shoe Machine [I.D.] Text messages like your grandma used to make [Ginger Anyhow] A drink clearly named after my days in Baltimore [Best Bites Blog via Liqurious] The Fonts Go

The Litmus: Late Edition

A new way to look at the president [NYTimes] CNC Shoe Machine [I.D.] Text messages like your grandma used to make [Ginger Anyhow] A drink clearly named after my days in Baltimore [Best Bites Blog via Liqurious] The Fonts Go

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Cryptographer

It’s a rare thing when a designer’s aesthetic comprises mathematics, art deco and alchemy, lo and behold Steed Griffin, The Eccentric Cryptographer. His portfolio is a thing of beauty that evokes bygone eras. Steed’s Lesser-Known Polygon series epitomizes the union

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Cryptographer

It’s a rare thing when a designer’s aesthetic comprises mathematics, art deco and alchemy, lo and behold Steed Griffin, The Eccentric Cryptographer. His portfolio is a thing of beauty that evokes bygone eras. Steed’s Lesser-Known Polygon series epitomizes the union