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Salvador Dali Design Ideas, Pictures, Remodel and Decor.... WOW! Must See and Do :)

Salvador Dali Design Ideas, Pictures, Remodel and Decor.... WOW! Must See and Do :) | Design Arena | Scoop.it


“the upper story wall, casting a shadow on the wall and mimicking many of Dali’s works. The foyer is adjacent to the piano room featuring Attente, a trompe”


“by Megan McKeithan of Visionary Mural Co. Her client’s favorite artist, Salvador Dalí...


Various surrealist touches, such as a painting by Matta, and furniture bySalvador Dali and Antonio Gaudi, add a touch of humor to a formally rigorous design

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Windows Inspired by Spider Webs

Windows Inspired by Spider Webs | Design Arena | Scoop.it

 

Patterned UV coating on glass is invisible to humans—but not to birds...

 

Each day, more than 250,000 birds in Europe die from collisions with glass windows—and annual estimates in the U.S. run into the millions.

 

Birds either don’t see the glass, or they see reflections—of trees, for example—in the glass that make them fly into it.

 

In an attempt to reduce the number of fatal bird strikes, the German company Arnold Glas developed a new kind of insulated glass with a patterned UV coating that mimics how spiders keep birds from flying into their webs (Inspired by orb weaver spiders Araneidae], one of the largest families of spiders). 

 

The special reflective coating appears almost transparent to humans but is clearly visible to birds because they can see UV light.

 

Some species also incorporate UV-reflective silk strands into their webs, creating so-called decorations to attract insects and to distract or warn larger animals, including birds. This helps prevent the destruction of the spider’s web and its temporary loss of ability to capture prey.

 

Independent field testing by Dr. Hans-Willy Ley from the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology showed that 76 percent of birds avoided the Ornilux panel and instead flew toward the conventional glass panel.

 

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A  sad picture... May be an eye-opener... See this relevant material on audubon:

Bird vs Building Portraits of Flight Gone Wrong

 

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Bringing home a robot baby

Bringing home a robot baby | Design Arena | Scoop.it

 

Roboticist Angelica Lim programmes robots to be more human - what happened when she brought one home?

 

Jenny Brusk didn't know what she was letting herself in for when she enrolled in a university Masters course in computing in 1990.

 

She went on to become Sweden's first female games developer but she was often mistaken for the company receptionist. The experience made her stronger. She says, "rather than go hide somewhere in the office I would fill my space".

 

Jenny is now researching how game characters can be made more psychologically realistic by using natural speech, gossip and lies. She is also the founder of DONNA, an organisation which aims to attract more women into the games industry.

 

Roboticist Angelica Lim is a self-professed 'geek' who programmes robots to have more 'human' traits, like compassion and empathy.

 

She has lived, baked biscuits and made music with a robot, all in the name of research.

 

The goal is creating the perfect companion robot which might provide help and therapy to the elderly or provide assistance at home to anyone.

 

At some points when she was sharing her home with the robot, Angelica found herself questioning the relationship asking, "is it my servant or is it my kid?"... URL

 

 
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PodRide 

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PodRide is a four wheeled bicycle with full body, giving a dry and safe ride in all weathers.

 

Run the electric motor and just Cruise along or turn it off and exercise, bike to work all winter, park free in the city center, skip the traffic jams, use both roads and bike paths, no uncomfortable saddle, no driver’s license, cheape to run and great for the environment.

 

 

Technical data:
Height: 180cm                     Width: 75cm
Height: 145cm                     Seat Height: 50cm
Weight: 70kg                        Wheel: 20inch tires
Wheelbase: 88 cm             Turning radius: 1.75m
Motor: 250W electric      Gears: 14 speeds hub
Range: 60km                         Speed: 25km/h
Co2 emissions: 7g/km (EU-electricity mix)
(car 140g/km, Electric car 70g/km)

 


On indiegogo

 

On mashable

 

 

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Create Your Own Superhero

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Create your own superhero with Marvel's Superhero Avatar Creator!


Name your superhero, mix and match costumes of all your favorite Marvel characters, including Spider-Man, Iron Man and Wolverine ...


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Free Watercolor Textures

Free Watercolor Textures | Design Arena | Scoop.it


Adding realistic watercolor effects can be a great way to enhance your web and graphic design.


Here is a set of 4 watercolor textures that can be downloaded for free.


With the help of these textures you can easily add beautiful watercolor effects to your own work.


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Solu - A new breed of computing by Solu Machines ☝

Solu - A new breed of computing by Solu Machines ☝ | Design Arena | Scoop.it


Solu is an exceptionally beautiful and innovative cloud-linked computer.


You will never again need to worry about your hard drive, backing up files, or installing software - Solu does it all for you. Yet, Solu also works offline.


It has been built around the core idea of collaboration. you can share applications and work co-cooperatively.

Solu is a powerful pocket computer, made from wood, which can be used both as a portable device, or plugged into any screen

 Hassle Free


The usability of traditional computers has become crippled by maintenance, installation and backup requirements.

Solu's advanced cloud-linked operating system ensures you never have to worry about these things again.


 Goodbye Personal Computer


People no longer work alone or as components of a machine, they work together. Solu's operating system was designed to support this new world, where team members need real-time access to each others work.


The software industry is broken and we have the means to fix it.

Up until now, developers have been forced to either charge huge fees from a handful of enterprise clients or ask for pennies from individuals. We replace these outdated business models by charging all users a small monthly fee.


 Beautiful Design, Inside and Out


Solu is a pocket-sized computer that works as a stand-alone portable device. Alternatively, it can be connected to a screen and keyboard for a full desktop experience.


 Made in Finland


 ValuesOur core values and beliefs are he driving force behind everything we do, say Solu Developers:

– We believe in innovation across all levels of the organization and all its activities.

– We strive for excellence and take great pride in what we do.

– We are never afraid to do things differently



 Risks and challenges

A project of this magnitude always contains risks. There are naturally areas of the software, in particular, which are still under development, and others which currently lack polish. Members of the Solu team have, however, delivered multiple hardware and software projects for a variety of companies ranging from large enterprises to startups.


The progress of Solu has been extremely swift..



Further Info   ☜ 

Read More on theguardian  


But, See This  BBC Report  ☜



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Ink: A Responsive Email Framework from ZURB

Ink: A Responsive Email Framework from ZURB | Design Arena | Scoop.it


How HTML email was meant to be read.

Reach out your tentacles to a broad range of people who subscribe to your emails.


This  CSS framework helps you craft HTML emails that can be read anywhere on any device.


Gone are the days where you had to choose between Outlook and email optimized for smartphones and tablets.


Ink's responsive, 12-column grid blends flexibility and stability so your readers can view your emails perfectly from wherever they may be.



Discover the world of Ink

Learn more about how to use Ink, or dive right in and start coding emails responsively.



Changelog

We are constantly improving Ink to help make Emails easier for everyone




Responsive Email Design Training

Responsive Email Design is daily practiced at ZURB, sending out 10 email newsletter campaigns a month and creating email templates for clients.


Ink is built to help us and others send emails.


This course covers the basics that designers and developers — even marketers — should know to get started with responsive emails.

http://bit.ly/1GT9DYe


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Clara.io: Online 3D Modeling, 3D Rendering, Free 3D Models

Clara.io: Online 3D Modeling, 3D Rendering, Free 3D Models | Design Arena | Scoop.it


Free online 3D modeling software: Design, editor, animation, rendering, & lots of free 3D models. Supports Three.JS, FBX, OBJ, V-Ray, Collada, STL.

Why you’ll love Clara.io

Clara.io is a full-featured cloud-based 3D modeling, animation and rendering software tool that runs in your web browser.


With Clara.io you can make complex 3D models, create beautiful photorealistic renderings, and share them without installing any software programs.


This is the perfect Three.JS editor for creating and tweaking your Web game content.


Powerful Modeling Tools

Sub-object editing. A ton of mesh tools. Subdivision surfaces. Modifiers/operators. UV editing. Optimized performance.


VRay Cloud Rendering

Huge photorealistic material library. Easy advanced materials. Flexible lighting setups. Blazing speed.


Import/Export Anything

Over 30 common 3D files formats supported. FBX, Collada/DAE, STL, OBJ, Three.JS, 3DS and more.


Multi-Platform

Chrome. Firefox. IE11. Windows. Apple OSX. Linux. Android.


Modern Interface

Familiar UI. Responsive workflows. Undo/redo. Drag/drop. Context menus everywhere.


Scripting, Plugins + REST API

Customize. Extend. Mashup. Connector plugin available for 3DS Max.


Easy Sharing + Embedding

User galleries. Lots of free 3D models. WebGL/Three.JS and VRay Cloud render embedding. Interactivity via jQuery.


Collaboration + Versioning

Simultaneous multi-user editing. Always on versioning. Per-user permissions. Review tools.



Made by professionals for professionals

Clara.io is the latest innovation from the trusted and experienced team at Exocortex.

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Evil Icons

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Simple and clean SVG icon pack with the code to support Rails, Sprockets, Node.js, Gulp, Grunt and CDN.


Free & Open


Evil Icons are completely free and licensed under MIT. We use Evil Icons in almost all of our new and upcoming sites — and we would love you to do that as well. Contributions are welcome!


https://github.com/outpunk/evil-icons#readme


Free ‘plug and play’ set of SVG icons designed specifically for web projects. Available as a Ruby gem, a Node.js package and Grunt/Gulp plugins. Just use icon names with your templates and styles — and all the rest will be done automagically.



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50 Top-Drawer Websites to Learn Web Design and Development

50 Top-Drawer Websites to Learn Web Design and Development | Design Arena | Scoop.it


Looking to learn web design?


This list of 50 best hand-picked websites will be your guide in filtering the good from the bad of learning web design online.


You don’t need me to tell you that online education has obvious benefits over traditional education, such as affordability, ability to learn at your own pace, immersive communities and in most cases tangible end results.


What you may not know is that designers who are skilled in HTML/CSS/JS earn more and live longer and happier lives (at least 2/3 of this statement is actually totally made up).


But you came here to see if there are some resources in this post that you can learn from. So let’s get to it.


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Resize your image online - It's easy, it's free!

Resize your image online - It's easy, it's free! | Design Arena | Scoop.it


Resize your image online in three simple steps!


Trouble mailing your images?


Trouble putting your image online?


Resize your images here; it's a free service.


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▶ Anti-Gravity Wheel? Fantastic!


"In this video I attempt to lift a 19kg (42 lbs) wheel over my head one-handed while it's spinning at a few thousand RPM. This replicates an earlier experiment by Professor Eric Laithwaite.


He claimed the wheel was 'light as a feather' and could not be explained by Newton's Laws. I wanted to find out for myself what I really felt like."


Explanation of gyro precession: http://bit.ly/U4e8HQ


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3D Slicer

3D Slicer | Design Arena | Scoop.it

 

3D Slicer is:

  • A software platform for the analysis (including registration and interactive segmentation) and visualization (including volume rendering) of medical images and for research in image guided therapy.
  • A free, open source software available on multiple operating systems: Linux, MacOSX and Windows
  • Extensible, with powerful plug-in capabilities for adding algorithms and applications.

 

Features include:

  • Multi organ: from head to toe.
  • Support for multi-modality imaging including, MRI, CT, US, nuclear medicine, and microscopy.
  • Bidirectional interface for devices.

 

There is no restriction on use, but Slicer is not approved for clinical use and intended for research. Permissions and compliance with applicable rules are the responsibility of the user. 

 

Training <<<<<

 

 

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20 Inspiring Minimalist Portfolio Designs 

20 Inspiring Minimalist Portfolio Designs  | Design Arena | Scoop.it

 

If you have a passion for white space and love sharp, clean design, the minimalist style would probably be right up your alley.

 

In minimalist design, the main focus is on the content instead of heavy design effects.

 

Basically, it does as the name suggets by keeping it simple.

 

There's a lot of potential for minimalist design in plenty of areas.

 

As an artist, one of the ways you can use this is by incorporating it into your design portfolio.…

 

Take a look at these 20 elegant and sleek minimalist portfolio designs...

 

 

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Thingiverse

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Thingiverse is a universe of things. Explore, Learn, Create and Download files and build them with your lasercutter, 3D printer, or CNC....

 

What is Thingiverse?

MakerBot's Thingiverse is a thriving design community for discovering, making, and sharing 3D printable things.

 

As the world's largest 3D printing community, we believe that everyone should be encouraged to create and remix 3D things, no matter their technical expertise or previous experience.

 

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We need your brilliant designs. Get on a 3D modeling program and/or 3D scanner and start to create, construct, and innovate! Build something cool, useful, or just fun. Then upload the file to Thingiverse and tell us all about it.

 

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Show us what you made: the world wants to see it! 3D modeling and printing is still in its infancy. The more you share your work, the more your designs inspire others, get printed, and do awesome things.

 

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The Thingiverse community has uploaded over 579,150 3D models, and that number is growing every day. Check out all the incredible objects people have created, and get inspired to make your own!

 

 

In the spirit of maintaining an open platform, all designs are encouraged to be licensed under a Creative Commons license, meaning that anyone can use or alter any design.

 

 

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Krita .... Digital Painting.... Creative Freedom

Krita .... Digital Painting.... Creative Freedom | Design Arena | Scoop.it

  

What is Krita?

 

Krita is a FREE sketching and painting program.

 

It was created with the following types of art in mind:

Concept art

Texture or matte painting

Illustrations and comics

 

There are a lot of great features that can help you make art.

Highlights:

User Interface

Brush Stabilizers

Pop-up Palette

Brush Engines

Wrap-around mode

Resource Manager

Drawing Assistants

Mirroring Tools

Layer Management

Selections

Layer Masks  

Full Color Management  

OpenGL Enhanced  

PSD Support  

HDR Support  

Transform Tools  

Training Resources  

Color Palette

 

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✎ Sketch Toy ✎ Draw sketches and share replays with friends!

✎ Sketch Toy ✎ Draw sketches and share replays with friends! | Design Arena | Scoop.it


Sketch Toy is a free online drawing application that lets you share step-by-step replays of your work with friends.


No sign up needed.


 CTRL+Z to undo, CTRL+E to toggle eraser.


 Left/right keyboard arrows to rotate in 3D.


 Drag an image from your desktop onto the canvas to draw a stencil.



Get the Sketch Toy app for Google Chrome


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Building Barbapapa

Building Barbapapa | Design Arena | Scoop.it


This workshop is part of the Transformer project and was done in collaboration with Marcel Bilow/Buckylab and Ulrich Knaack/Facade Research Group.



Utopian yet practical

The Transformer project is one of the most utopian and at the same time one of the most practical projects of the Why Factory. It is based on a hypothetical material.


Various research institutions are busy with the idea of programmable matter.


But it is unlikely that such a material will be available for large-scale usage within the coming ten or twenty years. At the same time, the Transformer includes very practical, scientific strategies in the field of ergonomics, interactive design and negotiation which are related to furniture, building and urban design.



◎ The Transformer Project  


 Inspired 



(ɔ◔‿◔)ɔ ♥ Greeting to Barbapapa


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Free mobile & web prototyping for designers – Marvel (̶◉͛‿◉̶)

Free mobile & web prototyping for designers – Marvel (̶◉͛‿◉̶) | Design Arena | Scoop.it


Turn sketches and designs into interactive web, iPhone, iPad, Android and Apple Watch prototypes and mockups.


Collaborate with your team and get feedback. No coding required.



Features:

(っ^▿^) Win pitches.


(っ^▿^) Impress clients. Bring your ideas to life.


(っ^▿^) Create and share beautifully presented desktop & mobile prototypes


(っ^▿^) NEVER LIFT A FINGER

Prototypes powered by Dropbox syncing.


(っ^▿^) Work on projects with your team



(っ^▿^) ONE CLICK APP

Export prototypes as Android Apps


(っ^▿^) USE THE TOOLS YOU LOVE


(っ^▿^) Sketch and Photoshop support


(っ^▿^) Turn sketches into prototypes too!


"Small team. Big ideas.

We’re on a mission to build a tool that allows anyone to bring their digital ideas to life."


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Simple, Fast and Free Prototyping for everyone

Get unlimited projects free. Get started.


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Fribbble >>> Free PSD Downloads and Resources

Fribbble >>> Free PSD Downloads and Resources | Design Arena | Scoop.it


Free PSD downloads and other resources created by Dribbblers, curated by Gilbert Pellegrom...



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Top 21 Most Fascinating DIY Christmas Decorations That You Can Do For Less Than Hour

Top 21 Most Fascinating DIY Christmas Decorations That You Can Do For Less Than Hour | Design Arena | Scoop.it



If you want to make unique Christmas party that everyone of your guests will remember, then you should try to do something new that you have never done before.


You must take care for all details and you must have interesting decorations in the spirit of Christmas which will reminiscent of the festive atmosphere.

Often, some amazing Christmas decorations can be expensive and not everyone can afford them.


For that reason, here you are one interesting collection of the most fascinating and easy DIY Christmas decorations accessible for everyone.


These awesome decorations are cheap and easy to make, and they can be done for less than hour.


So, if you want to make remarkable Christmas decorations and you don’t want to spend a lot money and time, this is right solution for you.


You will make unforgettable Christmas party with interesting decorations.


Now see this awesome collection and find the most amazing Christmas decorations for your party!


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Computer Graphics Masters: download this free digital book today!

Computer Graphics Masters: download this free digital book today! | Design Arena | Scoop.it


This 116-page digital book covers all you need to know about creating CG for movies, TV and commercials - download it today!


Whether you’re an award-winning CG artist or on your way to becoming one, Computer Graphics Masters is for you.


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Skala Preview, a Mac app by Bjango

Skala Preview, a Mac app by Bjango | Design Arena | Scoop.it


Makers of iStat Menus, Skala and other great Mac, iPad and iPhone apps.


>> Pixel Perfect

Skala Preview sends lossless, colour accurate image previews to any iOS or Android device. Previews are pixel perfect. Colours are identical to how the final app or website will look on the device.


>> Realtime Preview

If you’re using Photoshop CS5, CS6 or CC, Skala Preview can preview your canvas as you edit. No saving, no keyboard shortcuts, just lossless previews in realtime.


>> Send Files & Clipboard

If you’re using other design tools, Skala Preview can send images via files or the clipboard and update each time you save.


>> Colour Blindness Testing

Ensure your design can be used by those with protanopia, deuteranopia, tritanopia or complete colour blindness. It’s even possible to view different colour blindness testing, orientation or zoom levels on multiple devices at once.


“...the best iOS preview app, hands down.”— Christopher Downer
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Better Posters ♜

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Better Poster is a resource for improving poster presentations. 


Academic conference posters are often ugly, with tiny text, confusing layouts, and dubious colour schemes. Better Posters is about making posters informative and beautiful...



► Highly Supportive with Guidance

http://bit.ly/1vymQMF

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► Do's and Don'ts of Poster Presentation

http://stanford.io/U8ZLnt




► Bonus I:  Publish your poster with the Faculty of 1000 Poster

F1000Posters, an open access repository, provides a permanent, structured environment for the deposition of posters and slide presentations as well as a trustworthy venue for ongoing discussion and development of the information being presented.


The early scientific information presented in conference presentations is universally agreed to be an important resource but, unfortunately, it is almost always completely lost once a conference is over.


The system of removing work from view after a conference is over represents a vast loss to the scientific community of unique and potentially valuable information.

http://f1000.com/prime/about/whatis/posters

http://f1000.com/posters




► Bonus II: The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration

http://bit.ly/1AucZ1U

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