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PCBWay And Ponoko Partner To Make Hardware For Pro Makers

Two Companies, One Vision Ponoko and PCBWay have joined forces to help professional makers dream up and create the most innovative electronic devices and systems available today. The companies have developed a digital creative workflow for pro makers to build custom electronics and shells with precise accuracy, marketability and the all-important ease, speed and reduced cost that comes with working digitally. Ponoko While we have manufactured parts for the likes of Amazon and Intel, The post PCB...
Tags: Amazon, Design, Intel, Ponoko News, Ponoko


John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal at the Morgan Library

John Singer Sargent is known for his bravura society portraits in oil, as well as his masterful watercolors. The latter were painted largely for his own pleasure as he traveled. The former, which were his stock in trade, came to weary him late in his career, and at one point he simply stopped doing formal portraits in oil. He continued creating portraits however, but in the form of charcoal drawings. These are wonderfully economical, deceptively simple but insightful and evocative of personali...
Tags: Art, New York, Washington, Drawing, National Portrait Gallery, Sargent, Gallery And Museum Art, John Singer Sargent, Wikimedia Commons, Morgan Library, Pastel, Morgan Library and Museum, Conté & Chalk


Here’s an Airpods case that lets you carry a bit of Apple history around with you!

The AW3 from elago pays tribute to Apple’s original hero product from its heyday. The 1984 Macintosh-inspired silicone sleeve for the Airpods case really gives it less of a dental-floss vibe and more of a cute relic appeal. The white silicone sleeve guards your Airpods case, cushioning it from accidental bumps and scratches, while an outlet at its base allows you to charge it too. In fact, the entire sleeve is compatible with wireless chargers too, letting you use even the new generation Airpods...
Tags: Apple, Deals, Music, Design, Audio, Macintosh, Case, Product Design, Portable Audio, Elago, AirPods, AW3


Civic Furniture Design: Snøhetta and Vestre's Peace Bench, a/k/a "The Best Weapon"

Yes, I reflexively almost put this into the Design Roast, before reading up on the intent of the design. This is the Peace Bench, designed by Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta and manufactured by Vestre, a company that bills themselves as the first carbon-neutral outdoor furniture manufacturer.To be honest, from a practical standpoint the design makes no sense to me. The anodized aluminum bench is over 21 feet (6.5 meters) long, yet appears to seat only two. Furthermore, physics presumably in...
Tags: Design, New York City, Nelson Mandela, Oslo, Furniture Design, Snøhetta, Oslo City Hall, Nobel Peace Center, United Nations Headquarters, Vestre, UN Headquarters Plaza


Yea or Nay: Online Industrial Design Degree Programs

Like many design schools, the Rochester Institute of Technology offers degrees in both Industrial Design and Architecture. Unlike most design schools, however, R.I.T. recently announced they're rolling out a Masters of Architecture degree program…online.They're not alone. In fact, according to the Guide to Online Schools, "Online architecture degrees are available at the bachelor's, master's, and certificate levels." The site lists 31 accredited schools offering such degrees.Which begs the quest...
Tags: Design, San Francisco, Design.edu, Academy of Art University, Rochester Institute of Technology


Space-Saving Furniture Design: A Big Improvement for the Expandable Table

I own the expandable Goliath Table, which you may have seen in one of our videos: It is an amazing table that expands from just 17 inches to about ten feet in length. I have found it indispensible for everything from dinner parties to larger craft projects to outfeed for an industrial serger, and in a pinch I've even used it as an assembly table for woodworking projects. I always considered its flexibility, utility and space-saving properties unmatched.It isn't really designed to be an assembly...
Tags: Design, Canada, Kickstarter, Furniture Design


Review Roundup: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Opens on Broadway- The Critics Weigh In!

The Lightning Thief The Percy Jackson Musical opens officially tonight, October 16, at the Longacre Theatre 220 W. 48th Street. [Author: Review Roundups]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Review Roundups, Longacre


VIDEO: Elton John Talks About Letting Stevie Wonder Drive His Snowmobile on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!

Elton John talks about writing his great new memoir aoeMe,a touring since he was 17, wanting to be home with his kids, letting Stevie Wonder drive his snowmobile, playing charades at Neil Diamond's house with Bob Dylan, being a technophobe, not owning a cell phone, his love of paper shredding, and he weighs in on the shoe color debate. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Jimmy Kimmel, Theatre, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Neil Diamond, Stage Tube


The Inimitable Mr. Bloom (Last Of His Kind?)

Harold Bloom “read like a man picking up crumbs with a moistened index finger. He often considered loneliness in literature. You felt he was attracted to loneliness as a theme for the same reasons that Ishmael, in “Moby-Dick,” liked to join funeral processions. It made him feel more open, invigorated and alive.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, People, Dick, Ishmael, Harold Bloom, 10.16.19


[Podcast] Branding & Marketing Insights with Jacob Cass

Are you leaving money on the table with your logo design & branding projects? Do you know how to present your work? Are you positioning yourself to clients so you are seen as an expert and get more respect? Jacob Cass of Just Creative is interviewed on Creative Boost, talking about his design journey, his logo design and presentation process, how to add more value with brand strategy and some amazing marketing tips. Plus, find out why he calls himself “the pink cow.” Listen below or on your f...
Tags: Podcast, Design, Interview, Branding, Logo Design, Just Creative, Seth Godin, Jacob, Jacob Cass


Jim Parsons, Greg Berlanti Will Produce LGBTQ Series For HBO Max

Variety reports that Jim Parsons and Greg Berlanti have teamed up to produce a new four-part documentary series about LGBTQ movements for HBO Max. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Jim Parsons, Greg Berlanti, TV News Desk, HBO Max, Jim Parsons Greg Berlanti


Quiz: Which Broadway Show About Gods Are You?

Bring on the monsters because it is opening night of The Lightning Thief The Percy Jackson MusicalWe're celebrating Camp Halfblood coming to the Great White Way by giving you the chance to see which of Broadway's musicals about gods you are with some fun personality questions. Take this quiz [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Percy Jackson, BWW News Desk


Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley Joins The Producing Team Of Country Musical MAY WE ALL

Lively McCabe Entertainment announces a partnership with Brian Kelley -- of the multi-platinum, award-winning duo Florida Georgia Line -- via his CuzBro Productions banner, on the recently announced new musical MAY WE ALL. Kelley and partners Stephen Snedden and Justin Halliwell join previously announced producers, Lively McCabe Entertainment President Michael Barra, and Elyse Cogan, Director, Theatrical for BMG. CuzBro will be actively involved in the creative development of the project, and a ...
Tags: Theatre, Square, Florida Georgia Line, Bmg, Memphis Tennessee, Florida Georgia, Kelley, Brian Kelley, BWW News Desk, Michael Barra, McCabe Entertainment, Stephen Snedden, Justin Halliwell, Lively McCabe Entertainment, Elyse Cogan


Breaking: LEMPICKA Announces Pre-Broadway Run At La Jolla Playhouse

BroadwayWorld has learned Lempicka will run at La Jolla Playhouse beginning Spring 2020. Starring Eden Espinosa and Amber Iman, Lempicka is directed by Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin, with music by Matt Gould and book and lyrics by Carson Kreitzer. [Author: Alan Henry]
Tags: Theatre, Alan Henry, Tony, BroadwayWorld, Eden Espinosa, Matt Gould, La Jolla Playhouse, Rachel Chavkin, Lempicka, Carson Kreitzer, Iman Lempicka


Daphne Rubin-Vega, Lea DeLaria, And More Star In THE HORROR OF DOLORES ROACH Podcast Season 2

The full second season of The Horror of Dolores Roach is officially available for streaming today [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Dolores Roach, Daphne Rubin Vega Lea DeLaria


The Analogue Pocket is a Game Boy from an alternate universe that plays games and creates music

It looks like a Game Boy. It plays Game Boy titles, along with Game Boy Color, GBA, Sega’s Game Gear, SNK’s Neo Geo Pocket Color, and Atari’s Lynx, giving you an absolute buffet of nostalgia. It also has its own DAW or Digital Audio Workstation called Nanoloop that lets you create your own electro 8-bit soundtracks. It’s called the Analogue Pocket and it is everything a retro gamer dreams about.With a shape, size, and form that gamers have fallen love with for decades, the Analogue Pocket could ...
Tags: Pocket, Gadgets, Games, Design, Nintendo, Atari, Sega, Product Design, Gaming Console, Analogue, Game Boy, FPGA, SNK, Digital Audio Workstation, Nanoloop, Handheld Console


Pinterest’s Audience Algorithm Is Awesome. Now It Has To Change

The company’s leaders say they want to map a different route to success in Silicon Valley, one that’s less meteoric and more humane. But in its first year as a public company, it faces a pivotal challenge: How to grow beyond a user base that has historically skewed toward white, suburban women without alienating loyalists, stereotyping newcomers, or potentially allowing for the spread of misinformation and radicalization. – Medium
Tags: Art, Ideas, Silicon Valley, Audience, 10.13.19


Record Player Bathroom Sink

Creative bathroom sink and faucet designed to look like classic record player. “Santuri Washbasin” – record player bathroom sink concept by Pato Casa. Also check out: Tuba Sink for your Bathroom
Tags: Design, Tech, Santuri Washbasin, Pato Casa Also


Cambridge University Loans Art To Its Students. In 60 Years None Of It Has Been Damaged

Students can hire up to two artworks for the year for £20 each. A visitors’ book shows the former director of the Tate, Sir Nicholas Serota, borrowed a Henri Gaudier-Brzeska drawing when he was at Christ’s College in the 1960s. – BBC
Tags: Art, Cambridge University, Christ, Audience, Visual, Nicholas Serota, Henri Gaudier Brzeska, 10.15.19


Members Of Actors' Equity Ratify New Agreement With The Broadway League

Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing professional actors and stage managers working in live theatre, has announced that members have voted to ratify theProduction Contract with the Broadway League --the last step required to approve newterms for the agreement used on Broadway and for some tours. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Broadway League, BWW News Desk, Actors Equity Association


Watch: how magazines were produced before desktop publishing

Bryony Dalefield pasted up the London Review of Books in the early 1980s. In this video she shows how she did it back in the the good old days of rubber cement and X-Acto knives. I laid out the first issue of bOING bOING in 1987 this way. Image: YouTube [via Open Culture]
Tags: Video, Design, News, London Review of Books, Bryony Dalefield


Interview: Rizon Parein, Founder of Us By Night

We speak with the designer about the dynamic three-day event in Antwerp Antwerp’s Us By Night proved to be just what it promised, and more. While there are plenty of creative conferences the world over, and countless inspiring speakers at each one, UBN is especially stimulating because it feels like a party. That’s thanks to a perfect storm of programming, young and lively attendees, a …
Tags: Design, Interviews, Events, Culture, Festivals, Conferences, Antwerp, Creative Events, Creative Community, Us by Night, Antwerp Antwerp, UBN


VIDEO: Watch Camila Mendes Perform 'All That Jazz' on RIVERDALE

Watch a sneak peek at tonight's episode of Riverdale, which features Camila Mendes' character, Veronica, performing All That Jazz from Chicago. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Chicago, Veronica, Riverdale, Stage Tube, Camila Mendes


Analogue Announces its Game Boy-like Device, Pocket

Made as a tribute to portable gaming, Analogue’s just-announced Pocket is, as Wired says, “not-a-Game-Boy-but-kind-of-a-Game-Boy.” The company’s first-ever handheld device, the Pocket works with all Game Boy cartridges (including those made for the Game Boy Colour and Game Boy Advance), which is a good 2,700+ games. Of course, this contemporary device offers plenty of updates including a high-definition screen, longer battery life and stereo speakers. …
Tags: Gaming, Games, Music, Design, Video Games, Tech, Retro, Game Development, Linkaboutit, Game Boy, Handhelds, Computer Games


Virgin Galactic Unveils Suits for Space Tourism Flights

A departure from the uniforms that NASA astronauts require for trips beyond Earth’s atmosphere, the spacesuits ticketed passengers will wear on Virgin Galactic’s flights are comfy, blood-flow-regulating, and designed by Under Armour. “The big difference between suits of the past and this suit is that those suits were to perform a task, and this suit is to enjoy and savor space on your own terms, …
Tags: Space, Design, Planes, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Virgin Galactic, Linkaboutit, Under Armour, Spacesuits, Armour, Commercial Space Flights


Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Announces Virtual Broadway Run

No matter where you live, theatre fans across the country are invited to run or walk or jet in support of Broadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS with the virtual Broadway Run. Jazz hands not required, but encouraged. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Broadway Cares Equity, BWW News Desk, Broadway Run Jazz


Barcelona Dance Group Traveling To LA, Stopped, Deported, Even Though They Had Visas

The four were forced to sign a document agreeing to deportation, Marta Carrasco said. She said Customs told her group, “If you don’t sign, you will not be allowed to enter the U.S. for five years.” The artist added that they were “accompanied like criminals by five immigration officers all the way to the airplane door.” – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Dance, Customs, Marta Carrasco, 10.16.19


Trying To Cope With Crowds, Louvre Creates The VR Mona Lisa Experience

The virtual reality tour will be a more intimate encounter. The VR tour, designed to remedy the problem of crowds and distance, will be housed in a small gallery room near the main Leonardo exhibition and apart from the “Mona Lisa.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Audience, Visual, Leonardo, 10.16.19


In the future, better cars will be decided by how good their interiors are, rather than horsepower

According to Daniel Martini and the guys at Changan, we’re going to see a pretty solid shift in the automobile world, where a better consumer car isn’t better because it has a better engine, but because it’s a better cabin on wheels. Meet Individual Autonomy by Changan, a private self-driving automobile that explores how people occupy themselves while driven by an autonomous car, as well as the relationship between user and private vehicle.Individual Autonomy is literally a self-transporting bub...
Tags: Transportation, Design, Automotive, Self Driving Car, Changan, Red Dot Awards: Design Concept, Red Dot Concept 2019, Changan Automobile European Designing Center, Daniel Martini, Individual Autonomy, Daniel Martini Changan Automobile


Joe Iconis' LOVE IN HATE NATION Preps For World Premiere At Two River Theater; Companion Events Announced

Rehearsals have begun and it feels like sha la la for Love in Hate Nation, an original rock romance set in a 1960s Juvie Hall that features book, music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Joe Iconis, directed by John Simpkins. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Tony, Two River Theater, BWW News Desk, John Simpkins, Joe Iconis, Juvie Hall



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