• Friday Links

    Portraits of family members spliced together: PORTRAITS GÉNÉTIQUES via @TheBestPartBlog Super Mid-Century Modern Bench Tutorial Ultraviolet light reveals how ancient Greek statues really looked 25 Best Hangman Words via @brainpicker Playing Card Lampshade via Unconsumption Wear your Sunday best everyday, and other stuff: Steve Edge at Do Lectures. Infographic: What Can Social Media Tell Us About American Society? at designboom: london photoshoplooters I Met the Walrus: An Animated Short Film with John Lennon Have a lovely getting-close-to-the-end-of-summer weekend!

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    Quick sketch on iPad: Chuck Close LinkedIn is sneaky: A Box You Want to Uncheck A Google thing: What do you love? (via The Do Lectures) Hyperrealist drawings by Marissa Textor (via The Fox Is Black) Funny: Hipster lorem ipsum via @designcrush A Collection of Images of Cats on Scanners: ‘The Cat Scan’ Frame Hanging Hack (via Apartment Therapy) This just in: Cephalopods are amazing. And this is a little old but it made my day. Happy Friday everyone!

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    Why your company should have a single email address 10 interesting word phrase facts over at Today I found out Broken Houses by Ofra Lapid Just in case you missed the palm sized US Constitution post, take the Full Civic Literacy Exam to see how well you score compared to average citizen. Durable vinyl ruler sticker that fits any credit card: Cardstick Hoffman/RadioLab production: Moments Photorealistic Pencil Drawings by Paul Lung Tricks for Overcoming Procrastination Jay Nelson hacks various vehicles into crazy faceted homes. (via Inhabitat) Why do we like an original painting better than a forgery? Ted Talk: Paul ...

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    LookTel Money Reader App (via GOOD) The Danger of Neglecting Time Alone Use a Cart Instead of a Basket for Healthier Choices at the Grocery Store Persona by Jason Travis (via Likecool) Kid dancing to Thriller at Safeco field Turn your iPhone into a Solar Watch: iSolSolet Have a delightful weekend.

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    Infographic: Cellphone Calls Reveal The United States's Invisible Ties Owl leaves imprint on Kendal woman's window Seriously liking Daniel Kornrumpf‘s embroidered portraits... makes me wish I was interested in embroidery. (via swissmiss) Top 10 Characteristics of GREAT Project Managers Infographic: Suncream Smokescreen (via swissmiss) Looks like this could be interesting: History Pin Atheist Wins Right to Wear "Religious Pasta Strainer" in ID Photo Aeron in Artificial Grass by Makoto Azuma (it looks better, no?) Stop, Assess, Sail: Three Steps to Handling the Unexpected Have a lovely weekend.

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    Agenda--well designed new Iphone calendar. Via Swiss-Miss. So you need a typeface? Do you have one of these yet? Wallpaper* launches it's new video series Wallpaper* Visionaries, kicking off the series with the amazing Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA). Architects can save us all.

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    Hair Glasses by Studio Swine Artificial Moon by Wang Yuyang (via today and tomorrow) The History of the English Language in Ten Animated Minutes 30 Second MBA: How to Deliver Difficult News to Anyone This might just have to be a future post: The Four Hour Chair (via 2modern blog) The 20 most-watched TEDTalks (so far) This site has a bunch of good gifts organized by recipient or occasion: People Love Presents (mostly UK links, fyi) Work Smarter, Not Harder [an interview w/Evan Roth] by Nick Briz Have a safe and happy holiday weekend!

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    AT: How To Print DIY Patterned Fabric Dear Photograph GOOD: What Rising Gas Prices Mean for the Obesity Epidemic Designing Is About The Decisions You Make Every Day: An autobiographical essay on living a designed life, by Stefan Boublil. How Many Households Are Like Yours? (via @brainpicker) Minarc's RUBBiSH sink is made from recycled rubber and looks pretty intriguing. Another find by Core77: Stephen Colbert 3D printed (ColberT-rex by JamieClay shows the possibilities to be had). The Sartorialtwist (via @designmilk) Love: Balloon Bench by Japanese designer Satoshi Itasaka from h220430 studio. Crazy good painterly tattoos by Amanda Wachob (via Design*...

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    Buy your friend a gift card redeemable by smartphone: GiftRocket (via EcoSalon) Huge board with a whole lot of switches: Untitled (Hello World) by Valentin Ruhry. (via today and tomorrow) Really great pie-chart graffiti by Golan Levin, available in downloadable pdfs. (via GOOD) Nice (free!) weather screen saver by Stefan Trifan. barebones cards via notcot Amazing flickrl rug that "reuses 2000 pictures of February 2, 2011... The result is a 4 m x 0,8 m rug representing 30 seconds of internet activity..." price: 1880.00 € (via designspotter.com) The Art of Doing Stuff: How to make a tree stump table (via 2modern blog) Brainpickings: 5 Timeless Commencement Addresses Unconsumption: ...

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    Read this before you buy anything else. Fab just launched. Yes, please: Help Create an Email Charter (via swissmiss) DON'T!: The secret of self control (apparently). Sign petitions, call up local representatives, organize meet ups, and more with the new iPhone app from ONE. (via TBD) Cute/clever: Twin Baby A/B by Snug Attack Bibliographic: 100 Classic Graphic Design Books by Jason Godfrey (via Brain Pickings) Vertical Garden Box at Paxton Gate for $39 or $59 depending on size. Silliness: Cute overload Bikes, Cars and Pedestrians at 28th & Park Ave: A Never-Ending Cycle of Near Misses I'm going to attempt to not ...

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    Great walkthrough of Eames Shell Chair restoration over at Plastolux. Nice article on de-cluttering. Fast Company: How Apple And Gucci Tickle Your "God Spot" CNN.com: Ex-Facebooker Dave Morin: You can't be friends with everyone Small changes net big results. The 10-piece wardrobe for an entire year. (Via NotCouture) Very cool! DittoKey. Slightly scary to think that one's key's can be duplicated so easily! Acne JR Toys (via David Report) Photopic Sky Survey: free download of image if you want it on your desktop, fyi. (via TreeHugger) Have a lovely weekend, as usual.

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    Über minimal house in Portugal by Manuel Aires Mateus (via [BB-Blog])   Also seen on [BB-Blog]: neat upcycled chandelier, unfortunately no longer available on Etsy.   Cute. Playing with an Otter (via neatorama)   The Makers: a photo project by Jennifer Causey   Before I die, I want to...: a project by Candy Chang   Shawn Smith's sculptures via jocundist   TBD free newsletter   TED: Paul Nicklen: Tales of ice-bound wonderlands   Encyclopedia of Gratitude   Duckface!   Have a gggreat weekend!

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    Friday links, as usual: If your house was burning, what would you take with you? The Burning House For sale (swoon):

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    New site redesign for Brain Pickings (so much good stuff) Words of the World via Brain Pickings, of course Ten Eyck Landscape Architects via Plastolux Infographic: Just How Dangerous Is Sitting All Day? Does this idea have wheels or what? (ha) A Table Uses Your Bike As a Chair Apple Core Cable Tamers over at swissmiss Tomorrow, for those lucky few of you near Granada Hills: Tour of six Eichler homes 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 14, 2011. Enjoy the weekend, and thank your lucky stars you don't have a head cold.

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    The 99 Percent: Why Creative People Need to Be Eccentric Helveticards via Svpply Stuff you can clean with shampoo (other than your hair) via Lifehacker an afternoon with...: a project about people and their spaces Love, love, love: The Wary Meyers Shop Shopping for Toys With David Weeks Now, you go and have a lovely weekend.

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  • Lego-Style Tiny Apartment

    This apartment in Barcelona by Barbara Appolloni is crazy small; it's impressive, of course, and well thought out, but I'm telling you, it's tiiiiny. Video below. Via materialicious. See more at HomeDSGN or at Barbara Appolloni.

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