newlsetter links we love-01 Dec 12

Links we love! December 2014

Check out the links below to get a glimpse of what’s been circulating in the Elefint office the past month — matters ranging from the serious to lifestyle to design to just good ol’ fun: The shape of the world’s population has changed – pyramid to..obelisk? http://www.elef.in/popshape Real-time visualization of cyber attacks – incredible, and purty. http://map.ipviking.com...Read More

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poptech2013 (1) Dec 9

PopTech 2013

By Matthew Scharpnick, Cofounder & Chief Strategy Officer Every year brilliant innovators and leaders from a variety of disciplines descend on the beautiful town of Camden, Maine, just in time for the leaves to change. They arrive from around the world for PopTech, an event that brings together fascinating artists, musicians, doctors, entrepreneurs, academics, athletes,...Read More

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eyeo-recap Jul 17

Eyeo: Data Viz and Data Art

The world may not have yet settled on the exact term for data artists, creative coders, and interaction designers, but whatever you call the talented people who congregate at Eyeo, you don’t want to miss their inspiring work. Eyeo collects some of the world’s most talented creators, many of whom work at the increasingly important...Read More

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amelias-conf Jul 17

Accessibility in Web Design: Webvisions Insights

Most people don’t think about accessibility in web design. Those that do think about it, think it’s either too big of a problem to solve, or something they can just include as a ‘quick fix’ at the end of a job. So argued Derek Featherstone as part of his talk on Accessibility in Web Design,...Read More

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link-warning-signs Jun 4

Link of the Week: Inviting “Warning” Signs

Imagine you’re touring the grounds of a historic manor on the English countryside, and you pass a warning sign. It says, “Keep on the grass.” Yes, you did read that right. The National Trust (a conservation agency that protects England’s historic country houses) commissioned UK firm The Click Design to create a series of signs...Read More

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look&cook May 24

Link of the Week: Look&Cook

Cooking isn’t always easy. And while there is an app for that (many apps actually), certain things––like needing to read recipes from far away or needing to touch the screen––can make using one seem like more trouble than its worth. But, this week, we found an app that may be a true aid in the...Read More

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pixel press May 18

Link of the Week: Pixel Press

When you imagine a video game designer, you probably think of a person sitting in front of a computer coding instead of a kid sitting at a desk with a pencil and paper. But Pixel Press––an iOS app currently in development––wants to change that by enabling its users to draw and play their own video...Read More

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philographics May 10

Link of the Week: Philographics

How can design make philosophy easier to understand? That’s the question that designer Genis Carreras sought to answer with Philographics, a series of minimalistic designs that explain complex philosophical theories. Through the clever use of basic shapes and colors, this project distills concepts that are normally the purview of academics into simple graphics that viewers...Read More

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