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Friday 12/17

Contemporary Home Dominating an Arid Landscape: Palm Desert Residence
Contemporary Home Dominating an Arid Landscape: Palm Desert Residence

‘The New Realism’ at Thinkspace Gallery
‘The New Realism’ at Thinkspace Gallery

5 Smartphones To Look Out For In 2011 [TNW Mobile]
5 Smartphones To Look Out For In 2011 [TNW Mobile]

Official: Delicious is NOT Shutting Down [TNW Media]
Official: Delicious is NOT Shutting Down [TNW Media]

Amaj Darman Project / Kourosh Rafiey
Amaj Darman Project / Kourosh Rafiey

Volkswagen's London Taxi Concept: smaller, prettier, more electric than the real thing
Volkswagen's London Taxi Concept: smaller, prettier, more electric than the real thing

Minimal Studios iPod nano watch kits raise a million dollars on Kickstarter, yes, a million dollars
Minimal Studios iPod nano watch kits raise a million dollars on Kickstarter, yes, a million dollars

60+ Bizarre and Creative Business Cards
60+ Bizarre and Creative Business Cards

The Countdown to Tron Legacy
The Countdown to Tron Legacy

Workspace of the Week: Freeing up floor space
Workspace of the Week: Freeing up floor space

Designed by Apple in California
Designed by Apple in California

R.I.P. Delicious: You Were So Beautiful to Me
R.I.P. Delicious: You Were So Beautiful to Me


Amazing Instant Translation App Looks Great in Video

Startup Strategy Roundtable: Top 10 Tech Trends To Watch
Startup Strategy Roundtable: Top 10 Tech Trends To Watch

Google Maps 5 (With 3D Buildings And Offline Routing!) Now Available For Android
Google Maps 5 (With 3D Buildings And Offline Routing!) Now Available For Android

Novidades no Openjobs: Logotipo salvo e filtro por cidade
Novidades no Openjobs: Logotipo salvo e filtro por cidade

Thursday 12/16

Google Maps for Android goes 3D, finally works offline [TNW Apps]
Google Maps for Android goes 3D, finally works offline [TNW Apps]

2011 Sexy Snowboard Calendar
2011 Sexy Snowboard Calendar

Kangan Batman Institute / Lyons
Kangan Batman Institute / Lyons

Prepare For Combat
Prepare For Combat

AD Classics: Convent of La Tourette / Le Corbuiser
AD Classics: Convent of La Tourette / Le Corbuiser

Happy 103rd Birthday Oscar Niemeyer
Happy 103rd Birthday Oscar Niemeyer

Photography Inspiration
Photography Inspiration

Adriana Lima – Victoria’s Secret Lingerie Photoshoot
Adriana Lima – Victoria’s Secret Lingerie Photoshoot

Google Offices – Milan
Google Offices – Milan

Logo Redesigns of 2010 – The Good and Not-So-Good Ones!
Logo Redesigns of 2010 – The Good and Not-So-Good Ones!

Talking Strategy
Talking Strategy

Wednesday 12/15

Compositing in Adobe Photoshop: Time-Saving Tips
Compositing in Adobe Photoshop: Time-Saving Tips

Check-list:projetos de inovação (II)
Check-list:projetos de inovação (II)

Behind the scenes: 37signals.com Redesign
Behind the scenes: 37signals.com Redesign

Building in a Burning House: Tools for Damn’ Downtime
Building in a Burning House: Tools for Damn’ Downtime

8 Cheat Sheet Wallpapers for Designers and Developers
8 Cheat Sheet Wallpapers for Designers and Developers

Apple Mac App Store: open for business starting January 6th
Apple Mac App Store: open for business starting January 6th

GNU founder Richard Stallman and Gmail creator Paul Buchheit hate on Chrome OS
GNU founder Richard Stallman and Gmail creator Paul Buchheit hate on Chrome OS

Will 2011 be the Year of the Check-In? [The Next Web]
Will 2011 be the Year of the Check-In? [The Next Web]

Treesaver brings the beauty of Flipboard to the Browser [TNW Media]
Treesaver brings the beauty of Flipboard to the Browser [TNW Media]

Google releases its super-slick, Android-based Google TV remote [TNW Apps]
Google releases its super-slick, Android-based Google TV remote [TNW Apps]

Flipboard Adds Google Reader, Flickr and More [U
Flipboard Adds Google Reader, Flickr and More

What Mark Zuckerberg Told TIME About Wikileaks
What Mark Zuckerberg Told TIME About Wikileaks

Facebook Uses Face Recognition To Help Tag Photos
Facebook Uses Face Recognition To Help Tag Photos

Gmail Gains Delegation Feature: Who Wants To Answer All My Email?
Gmail Gains Delegation Feature: Who Wants To Answer All My Email?

Tuesday 12/14

1,000 percent increase in customer engagement? Samsung shows how social media is done. [TNW Social Media]
1,000 percent increase in customer engagement? Samsung shows how social media is done.

David Terrazas (new work)
David Terrazas (new work)

New Straits Times
New Straits Times

Music For Productivity: December 14th, 2010
Music For Productivity: December 14th, 2010

Startups and the Challenge to Maintain Work-Life Balance
Startups and the Challenge to Maintain Work-Life Balance

Nike goes social – Customize your new Kobe Bryant kicks on Facebook [TNW Social Media]
Nike goes social – Customize your new Kobe Bryant kicks on Facebook

iPad versus Kindle: even the Supreme Court can't decide
iPad versus Kindle: even the Supreme Court can't decide

It’s Time for a Braille Smartphone
It’s Time for a Braille Smartphone

Facebook Intern Is Smarter Than You, Creates Data Visualization Of World Friendships
Facebook Intern Is Smarter Than You, Creates Data Visualization Of World Friendships

Colorful posters and flyers for music events
Colorful posters and flyers for music events

MMonday 12/13

An Introduction to CSS 3-D Transforms
An Introduction to CSS 3-D Transforms

Common Typography Mistakes: Apostrophes Versus Quotation Marks
Common Typography Mistakes: Apostrophes Versus Quotation Marks

Inovative Wedding Photography // Wedding Memories Gallery Update
Inovative Wedding Photography // Wedding Memories Gallery Update

Editorial Design
Editorial Design

Giovanni Vaccarini Architetto - Lavaal offices in Mosciano Sant Angelo, Italy
Giovanni Vaccarini Architetto - Lavaal offices in Mosciano Sant Angelo, Italy

18 Select Ideas for Modern Indoor Stairs by Christian Siller
18 Select Ideas for Modern Indoor Stairs by Christian Siller

5 Resume Tips For Graphic & Web Designers
5 Resume Tips For Graphic & Web Designers

The perfect gift for web designers and developers
The perfect gift for web designers and developers

Major milestone: The Internet is now as popular as TV in the US [TNW Media]
Major milestone: The Internet is now as popular as TV in the US


One step closer to Minority Report

40 Excellent Examples of Texture in Web Design
40 Excellent Examples of Texture in Web Design

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