Category Archives: Representing

Design Indaba – YouTube

Hausblog Design Indaba

Design Indaba is a multifaceted platform committed to a better world through creativity.

Watch full talks from Design Indaba’s world-renowned 25-year Conference in this archive of videos going back to 2006.

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Design Indaba on Youtube

Send Files Securely—And For Free—with Firefox Send

Hausblog Firefox Send

Email is not a secure way to send files, particularly passwords. Thanks to the folks at Mozilla and Firefox, there’s an easy solution:

FireFox Send lets you share files with end-to-end encryption and a link that automatically expires. So you can keep what you share private and make sure your stuff doesn’t stay online forever.

Brilliant.

Firefox Send

Beauty, Truth, and Wisdom

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Photo by Delia Giandeini on Unsplash

Philanthropy and the renaissance, particularly under the direction of Lorenzo de’ Medici, was focused on the promotion of Beauty, Truth, and Wisdom. For the cost of one of today’s superyachts, Medici was able to fund much of the renaissance for 30 years.

With more wealth in the world than ever before, is it time for a new renaissance?

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Dieter Rams: 10 Principles of Good Design

Dieter Rams' 10 Principles of Good Design from Film First on Vimeo.

A scene from "Rams", Gary Hustwit's new documentary about legendary designer Dieter Rams, with original music by Brian Eno. Motion graphics by Trollback & Co.

Watch the full film now on Vimeo On Demand: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/ramsfilm

More info, trailer, or to pre-order the book/disc edition:
http://hustwit.com/rams

Lego Pop-Up House Construction

If you’ve ever fantasized about living in a real-life Lego home, your dream could finally come true.

French architecture firm Multipod Studio recently unveiled a prototype for the PopUp House, a customizable home made from stackable blocks. It can be designed, ordered, and built in about a month.

Check out the design for the first homes, located in the pine valleys of Southern France.

And you thought building Ikea furniture was daunting.

 

Source: Lego Pop-Up House construction – Tech Insider

The Gashlycrumb Tinies: Alphabet Book for the Morbid

The Gashlycrumb Tinies is a quaintly morbid alphabet book written by Edward Gorey in 1963. The book recounts the unsettling deaths of 26 children, each representing a letter of the alphabet, in rhyming dactylic couplets.

 

Source: The Gashlycrumb Tinies: Alphabet Book for the Morbid – disinformation