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inspirational and interesting design finds.

one div – pure CSS icons

02/02/13

graphicuxweb

a library of icons, implemented through CSS and one-div HTML elements.

one-div

via konigi

the definitive list of licensing terms

02/02/13

businessmanufacturer

interested in licensing your design or idea? here’s a list of 100 licensing terms every inventor or entrepreneur should know.

The process behind the BBC’s responsive site

01/28/13

uxweb

Nice insight into the process behind the development of several BBC television sites, particularly their approach to responsive design.

bbc

want to be an icon designer?

12/02/12

graphicuxweb

there’s an app for that!

lingua digitalis by mutabor, “… jam packed with everything an icon designer needs …”.

icon

the fine art of cardboard modeling

12/02/12

designer/studio

tools, techniques, and projects, on how to build (almost) anything out of cardboard. run by jude pullen, a design engineer at dyson, design modelling shows you the old-school (?) way of using cardboard to prototype and visualize your products. yes, people are still doing this. i hope.

via solid smack

cardboardmodeling

a bookcase for those books ≠ a place to put those books

06/05/12

researchux

A short but very informative article on the importance of how to phrase questions when doing user research.

Take a guess what the difference is between “Find a bookcase that can hold 200 books” and “Find someplace to put 200 books”.

designconnected

05/04/12

architecturefurnituregraphicproduct

need some 3d models to complement your own product renderings? designconnected.com currently offers over 3000 models of designer furniture, lighting, and accessories. prices are mostly around $10-20, but they also have a growing list of free models.

designconnected

deconstructing eau good

04/13/12

designer/studioproductresearch

design milk has a great article on the evolution of black & blum’s new eau good water bottle. this includes several drawings and pictures illustrating their design process for everything from the bottle shape, over the cork stopper, to the packaging.

 

 

blackblum

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