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  • Design, artist, painting, nate frizzell

    Nate Frizzell's work for his newest show is beautiful. The artist switched from acrylic to oil for his latest exhibition, "I Should Know who I am by Now." His work is about self discovery and searching for identity. Take a peek at the paintings and a video of the artist below...

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    by Jessica Patterson
    November 10, 2010
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  • Design, architecture,  Kiefer Technic Showroom

    Ernst Giselbrecht + Partner designed this office building and showroom for Kiefer Technic, a medical furnishing provider. To create a light-friendly, energy efficient and comfortable environment, they fitted the south side of the structure, which overlooks a park, with hinged aluminum panels.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    November 9, 2010
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  • Web Fonts Quick Demo

    Don't let Dreamweaver suggest the correct font for your project. Web fonts are here and just waiting to be used. We're seeing them more and more on the Web and the days of seeing only the 8 or 10 "web safe" fonts are over. (The initial challenge with web design was that every viewer of a web page would need to have the correct fonts on his or her computer in order to see those fonts in a web design.)

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    by Tom Hapgood
    November 9, 2010
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  • Design, color inspiration, palette, contest, fair

    The state fair is in town and it always brings bright lights and colors.

    Guess what?! We want to see how our color palette inspires you, so we're holding a design contest in connection with this color inspiration post. Read how to enter and win an iTunes Gift Card here.

    Post links to your work inspired by this color palette by end of day Friday to enter to win an iTunes Gift Card.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    November 9, 2010
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  • Design, color inspiration, palette, contest rules

    Here's a contest connected to our color inspiration post this week. Later today we'll put up our "Color Inspiration" feature and invite you to submit a project, design, illustration, photograph, art piece inspired by this week's palette.

    How To Play:

    Take inspiration from this week's color palette and create an original work of your own.

    1. post an image of your work to your blog, Flickr, website, profile, and link to this post in the image description

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    by Jessica Patterson
    November 9, 2010
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  • Design, wood, radio, magno

    These radios, designed by Singgih S. Kartono, not only look super cool, but the Magno Radios are also constructed from sustainable materials, and their construction employs village craftsmen and encourages local economy.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    November 8, 2010
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  • Fringe 1

    Are you a fan of Fringe?

    If you have seen the show, you know that images are flashed on the screen at commercial breaks.

    Until now, I hadn't noticed any pattens or real meaning for these images, but Jillian Sanchez has broken the code for those mysterious images.

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    by Lisa Andrews
    November 8, 2010
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  • Design, web design, mike kus, graphic, presentation

    Mike Kus, a print designer gone web designer, believes that graphic design is an integral and often overlooked part of web design. He gave a talk at The Future of Web Design in London 2009 you can watch below or at vcasmo. Some of his talking points include bucking trends, typography, harnessing the power of images, color and imagining your site in print.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    November 8, 2010
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