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Khanacademy. The Science Behind Fonts (And How They Make You Feel) Top 20 free resources for learning logo design. Platform - Simulation in your Browser. Gear Generator. Animation: * Shift + Enter: Set RPM of the selected gear * Shift + Enter: modifies the Diametral pitch Display About Gear Generator is a tool for creating involute spur gears and download them in SVG format.

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Why this tool was created? Notes about browser compatibility: all new major browsers are supported (i didn't tested IE), but unfortunately Chrome can't render SVG circle correctly. Check out my new tool: HTML Spirograph. Mechanisms Index Page. TopVeneer - Quality Timber Veneer.

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AskNature. Innovation resources. Design Blogs. Evolving the Google Identity - Articles - Google Design. Google is not a conventional company.

Evolving the Google Identity - Articles - Google Design

Our mission—to take the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful—continues to evolve. Last year we introduced Material Design to help designers and developers embrace an expanding, multi-device, multi-screen world. With those considerations in mind, we are excited to share a new brand identity that aims to make Google more accessible and useful to our users—wherever they may encounter it. Since its inception, the homepage has been strikingly simple: The quirky, multicolored logo sits above a single, approachable input field on a clean white canvas. Home - Arckit. Why Facebook Is Blue: The Science of Colors in Marketing. Why is Facebook blue?

Why Facebook Is Blue: The Science of Colors in Marketing

According to The New Yorker, the reason is simple. It’s because Mark Zuckerberg is red-green colorblind. This means that blue is the color Mark can see the best. The Wave Cabinet Opens Like a Paper Fan. As part of a long series of functional sculptures by New York artist Sebastian ErraZuriz, the Wave Cabinet merges the form of a credenza with an elaborate system of 100 wooden slats that allows the piece to open in rolling, wave-like patterns.

The Wave Cabinet Opens Like a Paper Fan

Like many of his other novel designs, ErraZuriz says his intention is to elicit curiosity and cause viewers to do a double-take when looking at a recognizable object that suddenly behaves in new ways. “I am inviting people to look at one of the simplest forms of furniture design and to forget that we’re talking about furniture, instead to see it as a way of breaking a box.” Watch the video below to see it in action, and also see his equally fun Explosion Cabinet. (via The Kid Should See This, Prosthetic Knowledge) Welcome to the Joseph Walsh Studios in Cork Ireland. In the Lilium series, Joseph Walsh expands on the formation and layering language of his Enignum series and once again refers to natural elements that inspire his work.

Welcome to the Joseph Walsh Studios in Cork Ireland

Lilium explores the relationship between the geometric and the organic; while some of the pieces' elements keep to symmetrical repetitions, others erupt into glorious, abstract shape. The finished pieces blur the line between still and living objects, while capturing the natural instincts for growth in the material, the maker and the viewer. They mimic nature’s patterns, beginning with a cohesive bulb / form and growing according to diverse set of circumstances. In this work, Joseph finds the piece’s forms by following the curve of the wood so that the sculpture evolves from a structured, predictable object into a freely flowing work. Joseph Walsh, October 2014. AutoCAD Tutorials for free, 2010 2015 Lessons, Videos - Free AutoCAD Training. This site provides great tutorials for new students of AutoCAD.

AutoCAD Tutorials for free, 2010 2015 Lessons, Videos - Free AutoCAD Training

They are designed to be as compatible with as many versions of AutoCAD as possible. They are based on AutoCAD 2010, but are adapted to other versions like the new 2015 (differences are noted in the text). The lesson format was used in my CAD classes I have been teaching previously. Please note that these lessons are for private, individual use as well as public schools. Online Diagram Software and Flow Chart Software - Gliffy. Photos For Class - The quick and safe way to find and cite images for class! Pixabay - Free Images. Takaharu Tezuka: The best kindergarten you’ve ever seen. Datawrapper. Full Video - James Dyson discuss innovation, bringing new products to market and more. AskNature.

Thingiverse - Digital Designs for Physical Objects. 40 brand logos with hidden messages. A brand is arguably a company’s most valuable asset, but it’s the brand logo in particular that really speaks volumes about the company.

40 brand logos with hidden messages

Every aspect of the design conveys a certain message to consumers — whether it’s the personality of the brand, the company’s values, or the target audience. It’s a hugely important part of a company’s branding strategy, and an enormous amount of time and money is invested into creating the perfect logo. Cool Tools for Students: Free Online Design Resources. Students love to design and publish things, and these free online tools are for a variety of different uses and projects.

Cool Tools for Students: Free Online Design Resources

Explore them in the links below! The open-source tools students have access to today are versatile, simple, and powerful. They are user-friendly and social media-oriented in every way. They’re also absolutely free to use, which makes it easy to explore and experiment with them as much as you like. The tools listed in this post fit the bill nicely. Main page. N order to design and make automata It is important to understand how different mechanisms work.

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No matter how complex a machine may be, it will still be based on simple mechanical principles. Briefly. Buy Direct (Official Site) Architecture Insights. Architecture Insights. Design Examples « Design Thinking for Educators. With a movement toward student-centered and personalized instruction, the Howard County Public School System in Maryland is using Design Thinking to tackle next generation curriculum redesign incorporating 21st Century skills.

Design Examples « Design Thinking for Educators

Currently, there is a disconnect between the existing paper-based curriculum and the interactive digital resources that are now available anytime, anywhere for teachers and students. Tapping into teacher, parent, and student behaviors in and outside of school, the design team collected inspiration around the ways that people engage with information and interact with curricular materials. Understanding the desires of teachers, students, parents, and administrators has helped the team rethink curriculum delivery as well as develop resources to replace, augment, and enhance current curriculum documents. Design Thinking for Educators. The Weird, Underappreciated World Of Plastic Packaging. Hide captionFood companies spend a lot of time and resources coming up with the perfect plastic packaging to keep their products fresh. iStockphoto Food companies spend a lot of time and resources coming up with the perfect plastic packaging to keep their products fresh.

Like it or not, plastic packaging has become an ingrained part of the food system. Guy Rundle - 3 D printing innovation. GettingStartedInTinkercad.pdf. Vintage Industrial Furniture. Design. Qatar axes four of 12 solar-powered World Cup 2022 stadiums Qatar plans to spend roughly $200 billion to prepare for the hundreds of thousands of fans who are expected to show up for the 2022 World Cup – a sum that appears to be four stadiums more than the Emirate can afford. Retractable Mashrabiya sunscreens for secret Middle East media towers project New York’s REX architecture studio has designed a pair of skinny media towers that feature ‘blooming’ Mashrabiya sunscreens that protect against excess solar gain. Mashrabiya is an old Arabian architectural practice to passively cool hot desert buildings. Israeli designs fashion hats good enough to eat. Bad Designs - Dead battery! Brainstorm and mind map online.

Imagine, program, share. Design Thinking for Educators Toolkit. The Design Thinking for Educators Toolkit contains the process and methods of design adapted for the context of K–12 education. It offers new ways for educators to be intentional and collaborative as they design solutions for their schools, empowering educators to create impactful solutions for complex challenges. Teachers all over the globe are using it to create new solutions for their classrooms, schools and communities—using empathy to help develop curriculum, engaging students in helping to design their spaces and working with each other to create new tools and processes for school-based challenges.

The effort is helping teachers become agents of change within their schools, driving new small- and large-scale innovations. Data Visualization, Design and Information Munging // Martin Krzywinski / Genome Sciences Center. ▲ 2013 day ▲ 2014 day ▲ 2015 day. Creativity in education. Adobe TV. LevelUp for Photoshop. Create Photoshop tutorials. Automatically create interactive step-by-step Photoshop tutorials Recent Updates January 15, 2013 — Tutorial Builder 3 and Tutorial Player 3 are here. DropTask - Visual Task Management for Individuals and Teams. An Interactive Timeline.

Welcome to the Virtual Crash Course in Design Thinking. Irving Harper: "Paper is a versatile medium" NoTosh learning.