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Color — Method of Action. Making of a Shade. Secret Stash. 50 Fresh Free Fonts of 2010. Though there's a broad variety of fonts available for download online, designers keep on tracing the fresh ones to enhance their design copy, a website, brochure, or even an advertisement in a brand new an' awesome way.

50 Fresh Free Fonts of 2010

Still, the free stuff could not always boast of good quality – premium goodies always demand some kind of money investment. However, now it's possible to find the appropriate font that's free, clear, beautiful, and effective for design purposes. Many great designers are now offering professional quality fonts completely for free. Today's round-up actually goes outside the standard font variety. 60 Highly Clever Minimal Logo Designs. Depending on the flavor of your business, your logo may appear big and flashy, bold and colorful or just plain simple and clever.

60 Highly Clever Minimal Logo Designs

In this roundup, I’ve turned the spotlight towards the more simple and clever logo styles that leave a strong impression. As simplistic as they may appear, there is genius behind these 60 highly clever minimal logo designs. Stéphany Vigny. Interesting art sculptures, all with some kind of awesome twist.

Stéphany Vigny

Made by artist Stéphany Vigny, who lives in Paris. Floating-Staircase.jpg (640×640) The Best Free Fonts. EX. Redesigned: 3-Prong Power Cords into Flat & Portable Plugs. Sometimes, companies spend fortunes on industrial design teams for decades only to be outdone by a simple student project like this one: a flat fold-out version of the traditional three-prong power cord as thin and mobile as the Apple MacBook Air.

Redesigned: 3-Prong Power Cords into Flat & Portable Plugs

In the United States we are familiar with the slightly-fattening third prong but in the United Kingdom the typical cord tip is even bigger, turning electrical cord ends into something that looks downright archaic next to our streamlined and thin modern gadgetry. Better yet, the design idea by Royal College of Art student Min Kyu Choi does not stop with a single cord – multi-plug cords were naturally factored into the mix as well. These ingenious extensions do not even require the simple 90-degree spin to fold out into full shape and thus save even more space despite being perfectly compatible with standard sockets.

Dare Studio. A Kiss full of Love. The Deglon Meeting Knife Set. Designed by Mia Schmallenbach, the Deglon Meeting Knife Set won first prize in the 5th European Cutlery Design Awards.

The Deglon Meeting Knife Set

This set of sculptural, nested knives is practical, durable and a work of art. The set is made of high quality stainless steel and seemingly appears to be created from a single block of stainless steel. To remove each knife, simply press down near the tip of the blade and lift knife away by the handle. The set includes 4 knifes, a paring knife, a utility knife, a chef knife and a slicer. Company Makes Custom Stuffed Toys Out of Children's Drawings.

Child’s Own Studio does something pretty neat: If you supply the studio with a drawing a child made, the studio will produce a stuffed toy using the child’s drawing as the blueprint.

Company Makes Custom Stuffed Toys Out of Children's Drawings

Are you an overprotective parent who will stop at nothing to make sure your child is both safe from possibly iffy design choices, but also one who makes sure their child gets exactly what they want at all times always? Child’s Own Studio actually prefers you, stating that the more directions provided, the better. On the site’s official FAQ, it is noted that there isn’t a set price, and the studio will provide a quote once the child’s drawing is received, though standard U.S. and Canadian shipping will cost $15. Working Model of Stephenson's STEAM ENGINE made of GLASS ! Rare! Video. Log in High-Tech: Software, Hardware, and More.

Working Model of Stephenson's STEAM ENGINE made of GLASS ! Rare! Video

35 Brilliant Resume Designs at DzineBlog. Learn how to earn $125 or more per hour as a freelancer - Click Here.

35 Brilliant Resume Designs at DzineBlog

Tangga House by Guz Architects. By Eric • Mar 23, 2011 • Selected Work The Tangga House is another Singapore’s dream home designed by Guz Architects.

Tangga House by Guz Architects

Completed in 2009, the 7,663 square foot residence is located in Holland Village, an elite district of Singapore that is famous amongst the expatriate community. The luxury single-family home gives the owners the opportunity to live in harmony and comfort with nature, in Singapore’s hot tropical climate. Psychedelic Three-Dimensional Paper Sculptures. Ice ball mold machine. 1290708698_magic-chair.gif (310×275) Crafty Inspiration. Porcelana - Making Of on Vimeo - StumbleUpon. Diningroom-Garden-by-Jamie-Durie3.jpg (600×800) Speakers That Think Outside The Box. Your computer has a paint job similar to a Ferrari.

Speakers That Think Outside The Box

Your phone looks like an alien communication device. Your wallet is made of recycled rubber. You clearly aren’t a person content with coloring in the lines or thinking inside the box when it comes to design, so why should your speakers be so… conventional? Customized book side tables.

Provide the dimensions of your favorite stack of books to San Francisco-based furniture maker Jane Dandy, and she’ll create a wooden side table that perfectly encases them. Suitcase-chair.jpg from - StumbleUpon. 10 Best Ad Campaigns "Lifes too short for the wrong job" (Pic) Carnovskys RGB wallpaper - StumbleUpon. For the Milan Design Week, Italian studio Carnovsky created a series of wallpapers that react to different coloured lights UPDATE: new versions of the wallpapers are on display in a new exhibition in Berlin alongside prints and playing cards using the same technique.

See our story here The designs were created for the Milan shop of Janelli & Volpi, a noted Italian wallpaper brand. Each features overlapping illustrations, different elements of which are revealed depending on whether a blue, green or red light is shone upon them. This one deals with the human body Under red light green light blue light This one features the animal kingdon. Society To Party. Letterpress Coasters. Amazing blue shipping container camera! Amazing blue shipping container camera!

The Lolli-POP Project by Massimo Gammacurta. Library information desk. More DIY Ideas: Creative Salvage Makeovers. One of my favorite topics to blog about is DIY / Makeover project ideas. I really wish I lived in a house with a garage and/or backyard (instead of an apartment) so I could take on more of my own DIY weekend projects...but for now, I"ll just have to settle with scoping out other people's fabulous transformations for inspiration.

I found this gallery via Sunset Magazine with some great ideas! Do you have any DIY projects in the works? Please share :) BEFORE (ABOVE): Chandelier lampshades and lumber BEFORE (ABOVE): Window frames, lumber and door hinges. How the iPad is Changing Interaction Design. 201011191019.jpg (442×700)

Buckle Up key holder by Thabto. United Visual Artists. Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius. Moogaloop.swf?clip_id=4238052. NuFormer 3D Video Mapping - California, USA. August 2010. NuFormer 3D Video Mapping- Sony, Madrid, Plaza de Santa Ana, May 2010. Google Demo Slam: Virtual Fashion Show. Genius-idea.jpg from - StumbleUpon. Epic Homemade Porsche Win. Epic Homemade Porsche Win372 By jason in Win on April 17, 2011 Browsing: Epic Homemade Porsche Win Share: FACEBOOK twitter Comment: FACEBOOK trollzone Cosplay Fail FAIL 4094 39 Comments. How to hack video screens on times square - StumbleUpon. Print your own Optical Illusion.