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Founded in 2011, The Public Domain Review is an online journal and not-for-profit project dedicated to the exploration of curious and compelling works from the history of art, literature, and ideas. In particular, as our name sugggests, the focus is on works which have now fallen into the public domain, that vast commons of out-of-copyright material that everyone is free to enjoy, share, and build upon without restriction. Our aim is to promote and celebrate the public domain in all its abundance and variety, and help our readers explore its rich terrain – like a small exhibition gallery at the entrance to an immense network of archives and storage rooms that lie beyond. With a focus on the surprising, the strange, and the beautiful, we hope to provide an ever-growing cabinet of curiosities for the digital age, a kind of hyperlinked Wunderkammer – an archive of content which truly celebrates the breadth and diversity of our shared cultural commons and the minds that have made it. The Shop Related:  Download books/ imagesLicences, droits d'auteurs et domaine public

Download or Read Online - Free Books from Classicly. Réutiliser des images en ligne : entre Copyright, Copyleft et … Copydown Un des grands plaisirs du blog, c’est la chasse aux images pour illustrer les billets. L’écriture web peut difficilement se passer de l’image, tant elle est nécessaire pour capter l’attention du lecteur et condenser le message. Force est de constater que lorsqu’on écrit sur Internet, on devient vite avide d’images … Depuis que j’ai commencé ce blog, il n’est quasiment pas un billet que je n’ai illustré par une ou plusieurs images. Mais à présent, il faut bien le reconnaître : me voici devenu un véritable « consommateur d’images », comme beaucoup d’internautes, et n’ayant aucun talent particulier pour la photographie ou le dessin, je suis dans la nécessité de récupérer ailleurs des images faites par d’autres. Les premiers temps de S.I.Lex, j’avoue avoir souvent cédé à la tentation de récupérer des images protégées sans respecter les droits. Loin de m’handicaper, ce petit exercice pratique m’a depuis beaucoup appris sur l’état de l’offre des images libres sur Internet. Remember! J'aime :

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Art & Design Liu Bolin is an artist who camouflages himself to blend almost seamlessly into various backgrounds in the city. You have to have some serious peepers to be able to spot the dude. To be honest, continue reading... More Art & Design This is a photoseries called The Ugly Truth by photographer Rut Mackel. Face it, unless you’re on your umpteenth “Whole 30″ challenge, you’re bound to be consuming some pretty nasty chemicals…and that’s just what you eat. More Art & Design Food If you ever get lost in New York, don’t stop and ask for directions because New Yorkers can be real dicks. More Art & Design Home Valentine’s Day is coming up and you know what that means — love is in the air! More Art & Design Food Tech Etsy seller Rachel Anderson has painted up a series of Geeky Nesting Dolls. Let everyone else crowd in the Hallmark aisle come mid-February. This is a series called Disney Dwellings by B for Bel. Strange Fruit is a photoseries by designer Sarah Illenberger. Mikhail Bopposov is an artist.

How And Why To Keep A “Commonplace Book” The other day I was reading a book and I came across a little anecdote. It was about the great Athenian general Themistocles. Before the battle of Salamis, he was locked in a vigorous debate with a Spartan general about potential strategies for defeating the Persians. Themistocles was clearly in the minority with his views (but which ultimately turned out to be right and saved Western Civilization). He continued to interrupt and contradict the other generals. When I read this, I immediately began a ritual that I have practiced for many years–and that others have done for centuries before me–I marked down the passage and later transferred it to my “commonplace book.” In other posts, we’ve talked about how to read more, which books to read, how to read books above your level and how to write. What is a Commonplace book? A commonplace book is a central resource or depository for ideas, quotes, anecdotes, observations and information you come across during your life and didactic pursuits.

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Musique libre de droits - U Penn: OnLine Books Page - Free Books Interesting, Easy, Beautiful, True? I’ve been doing a few interviews to promote my book, The Visual Miscellaneum, and a question keeps coming up. What makes good information design? This is the point where I go a bit glassy. To be honest, I don’t know. I am unschooled in both information (I was a college dropout) and design (I am a self-taught designer). I’ve never really thought about it. So, I made a nice cup of tea and had a think and came up with this. To me, these seem like the key components of a good infographic / data visualisation / piece of information design. Information needs to be interesting (meaningful & relevant) and have integrity (accuracy, consistency).Design needs to have form (beauty & structure) and function (it has to work and be easy to use). You may disagree. Something surprised me about doing this though. In information design, it seems, if you have just two elements, you get something tolerable and cool. i.e. integrity + form = eye candyinterestingness + function = experiment What do you think?

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