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The SolidSmack Weekend Reader | Week 17.15

6 hours ago

Don your favorite bath robe, cream that coffee and get comfortable with this weekend’s SolidSmack Weekend Reader. This week we saw everything from an update to Lenovo’s ThinkStation, an interview…


Friday Smackdown: Wiry Threads of Grass

8 hours ago

It rains, and the thunder collapses. Wiry threads of grass, crumple across its back, small actuators and the glow from multiple lenses glistening with the light of dawn. They use…


This Neanderthal-Inspired Package Design was Crafted Using Age-Old Techniques

10 hours ago

In an age of touchscreen devices and virtual reality headsets, it’s not too often when contemporary design looks back towards the Ice Age for inspiration – however London-based artist and…


The FLYTE Levitating Light Packs Nikola Tesla’s Tech into a Capacitive Touch Wood Work Lamp

11 hours ago

Like most teenagers, Simon Morris dreamt of owning his own hoverboard. Naturally, this led to an obsession with magnetic levitation and he soon began building his own hoverboard prototypes with…


HP Z640 Workstation [Review]

1 day ago

“How many CPUs you runnin?” That’s not usually such a common phrase you hear. It’s more likely to be seen on a forum or heard as a pick-up line at…


Adobe Expands Their Creative Cloud Experience to Wrists with Apple Watch Apps

1 day ago

Despite the underwhelming release of the Apple Watch – particularly due to a lack of initial stock and an overly-hyped, adjective-heavy marketing campaign – it still managed to sell in…


A Brief Look at the Evolution of Product Design

1 day ago

Looking at incredible structures such as the Sphinx in Egypt or the genius of Leonardo Da Vinci’s self propelled cart, it’s even more impressive when you think about the rudimentary…


Cool Tools of Doom n’ Stuff: Week 17.15

1 day ago

With so many cool things coming out each week, it can be hard to wade through all the rock-awesomeness. With ‘Cool Tools’, we’ve done the hard work for you. This…


New Interactive Virtual Keyboard Tool Teaches You How to Master Adobe Keyboard Shortcuts

2 days ago

It’s hard to deny that when it comes to speeding up your workflow in any given software, keyboard shortcuts (AKA Hot Keys) are far and away among the most efficient…


SolidSmack Radio | The Uncommon Mates

4 days ago

This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist brings an entirely new playlist of face-melting great music to help propel you through those laborious, tedious design tasks for the next few days….