Friday Link Pack

(via Jerri)

- 100 Designers each create a wooden toy car. So much YES!

- 35 Gut Checks When Founding Your First Company. (via Michael)

- 46 Reasons My Three Year Old Might be Freaking Out. (Thank you Maria)

- You’re into lettering? You’ll love this book.

- Interesting read: Eight UX Design Trends for 2013

- YO! It’s the SEO Rapper. (via)

- Starting a new agency/ Check jargonated for an instant tagline.

- Fiona Richards built a beautiful work table and shares the plans with us.

- This list is full of amazing tips and tricks to work more efficiently online! (Thank you Nate)

- Interesting article: Twitter’s Speech Problem: Hashtags and Hate (via Scott)

- Intense but interesting: Discover North Korea in 2 minutes (via Zach)

- Take a Virtual Tour of the Grand Canyon With New Google Imagery

- Saw this deer paper head and same style horse heads at the New York International Gift Fair a few days ago. Can’t wait until the horse is up on their site.

- Saw this nifty Flygrip at the NYIGF. I tried it and it’s impressively practical. Not sure about the price point though.

- Hackdesign: Receive a design lesson in your inbox each week, hand crafted by a design pro.

- Oh, Everlane is looking to hire an Interaction Designer.

- Jim Coudal is one of my role models. Loved listening to him on the The New Disruptors Podcast (buzzwordy name, but great podcast). (Thanks Rusty)

- Is this what potty training looks like in 2013? Filed under Products the World Doesn’t Need. All kinds of sad. (thanks aaron)

5 Comments leave a comment below

  1. “Not cool, Robert Frost.”

    I’m going to be saying that to myself all day! Ha!

  2. Kid President is so hilarious – happy weekending!

  3. I’d lay odds you can find the designs to MAKE something like that FlyGrip for pennies using a 3D printer.

  4. I noted the following regarding the table:
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    Nice, but the leg room is an issue. I can see anyone with long legs continually whacking their shins on that x-frame.

    I’d make a slightly more complex cross-member system, or perhaps just use a tube bender to let you move the two main x-bars to the back, and create a couple elbows at about a 30-degree angle from the bottom front to about a foot out on the x-members high up, which steadies the entire back frame in 3 dims, and the lower front in 3 dims. Think trapezoid inside a box “with no bottom member” in plan view. Hopefully, that makes sense.

    Four more t-connectors and two more pipes ca. 1.3x the depth of the table. Slightly more complex but worth the leg room.

    The top front probably does not need stabilization, the tabletop itself is going to anchor those well enough in 3 dims…

    That will give you pretty much full leg clearance except high up towards the back at the sides, and even that isn’t going to be substantial. Six inches or less at half-depth.

  5. Aw, this was a very nice post. Taking the time and actual effort to produce a top
    notch article… but what can I say… I procrastinate a lot and never manage to
    get nearly anything done.

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