March 2011 Here is a confession. No. Strike that. A declaration- I do not have a gorgeously arranged, carefully organized scrap stash. Why am I mentioning it at all? Just a little reassurance that beauty can indeed be made out of chaos. Workspace Design Inspiration With the insurgence of folks starting their own businesses or simply working out of their homes, HD decided it is only appropriate that we feature some inspiring home offices to get your entrepreneurial spirits going. And since some of our homes are smaller than average, creating workstations that work seamlessly in a room can be a creative task in itself. Here are a few workstations that HD thought you’d appreciate.
Tutoriels d'introduction I thought I’d share with you how to make my fabric scrap “basket”. It’s VERY simple. I whipped out another two baskets in no time at all. Now I have all of my smaller scraps organized into small, medium and large groupings. Did I even mention I’m a Capricorn and like to be organized to a fault? Teach Yourself to Papercut by Mr. Yen Designs The multi-talented, Jonathan Chapman of Mr. Yen Designs has just created a really cool ebook I'm excited to tell you about, called, "Teach Yourself To Papercut". The book teaches skills to create your own papercut designs, while also offering insider tips, tricks and techniques that he's learned and used over the past 6 years. There are two editions, the normal edition features three mini tutorials, one full tutorial, 19 pages of tips and tricks to create perfect papercuts and four printable templates and the deluxe edition - offers everything the normal version has to offer plus an extra final template to cut, four ideas on how to use papercuts for gift wrapping, four clever ways to frame your newly finished pieces and a page of resources for all things papercut related.
How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic… This tutorial is an old one of mine that’s too good not to share again. Since posting the first time, I’ve had lots of questions about these buttons which will hopefully be answered in this revised post. Equipment Incredible Workspace Design – World’s Most Popular Tech Companies Offices Big companies care very much to details so that their staff can feel convenient and comfortable working there. Creative workspace inspire employees and that leads to more constructive ideas which contribute to the profit of their companies. Below you can see some examples of such type of offices. Inventionland Offices Adobe – Massachusetts Adlucent
page corner bookmarks This project comes to you at the request of Twitterer @GCcapitalM. I used to believe that a person could never have too many books, or too many bookmarks. Then I moved into an apartment slightly larger than some people’s closets (and much smaller than many people’s garages) and all these beliefs got turned on their naïeve little heads. But what a person can always look for more of is really cool unique bookmarks. Placeholders special enough for the books that are special enough to remain in your culled-out-of-spacial-necessity collection.
Applique inverse: un tutoriel This is a really fun, simple project. Yet another way to fancy up some plain tees or a great fix for old shirts with holes. It takes a little practice to master sewing a curved design like this one. I'm definitely not there yet but, I was pretty impressed with myself this time around. If you're unsure of your sewing skills try finding a design with straight lines i.e. a cross or monogram of your initial. 60 Examples of Responsive Website Design The digital age is here to stay, and we must adapt in order to compete. The growth of smart-phones, tablets(let’s be honest, iPad), and netbooks is increasing every year. While moving into the so called “post-PC era,” the job of a modern web designer is getting tad more difficult. Currently, Responsive Website Design is the talk of the neighborhood. Designers and developers are pushing the boundarie every single day. Meanwhile seamless cloud storage is right around the corner.
New High-Quality Free Fonts (2012 Edition) - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Every now and then, we look around, select fresh free high-quality fonts and present them to you in a brief overview. The choice is enormous, so the time you need to find them is usually time you should be investing in your projects. We search for them and find them so that you don’t have to. In this selection, we’re pleased to present Homestead, Bree Serif, Levanderia, Valencia, Nomed Font, Carton and other quality fonts. Please note that while most fonts are available for commercial projects, some are for personal use only and are clearly marked as such in their descriptions.