ShapeShifter - What Creative Designers Do in Their Spare Time Sit back, ignore everything else and take in this stunning piece of animation from creative design studio Charlex. Although the vast bulk of their work is in advertising this represents something completed in-house for the sheer joy of it. Director of Charlex, Alex Weil asked a few of the company's designers to come up with a project of their own - to enable their creativity to have an outlet unburdened by the demands of their usual projects.This allowed the team to experiment and explore, starting with an empty canvas. The one mandate was that from this emptiness something great had to come. I think you will probably agree that it did. The original concept came from Co-Director and Designer Diana Park.
Victorian Era Names, A Writer's Guide circa 1840's-1890's Being a compilation drawn from old census and vital statistic records. A large part of creating a good set of characters in fiction writing is giving your imaginary populace good names. The right name resonates on the tongue and lingers in the mind, as just the right "fit" for who that heroic - or despicable - person was. Who can forget "Captain Ahab" and his manic pursuit of the Great White Whale, or the plain-spoken, earthy spirit of "Tom Sawyer," or the stern lyricism of "Sherlock Holmes?"
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300+ Mind Expanding Documentaries Source: www.diygenius.com | Original Post Date: January 12, 2014 – I watch a lot of documentaries. I think they are incredible tools for learning and increasing our awareness of important issues. The power of an interesting documentary is that it can open our minds to new possibilities and deepen our understanding of the world. On this list of mind expanding documentaries you will find different viewpoints, controversial opinions and even contradictory ideas. Critical thinking is recommended. 50 Kick-Ass Websites You Need to Know About Fatburgr.com Count your Calories Also a popular iPhone app, Fatburgr helps you count calories and make healthier decisions when eating out at various popular dine-in and fast food restaurants. Simply pick your poison (ours is Panera Bread) and Fatburgr will present you with an alphabetical list of the restaurant’s entire food inventory with the number of calories, grams of fat, carbohydrates, and fiber in each serving. If you take a look, you might be surprised at the lack of nutrition surrounding some of your favorite dishes.
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