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The SolidSmack Weekend Reader | Week 29.16

21 hours ago

Don your favorite bathrobe, cream that coffee and get comfortable with this week’s SolidSmack Weekend Reader. The Weekend Reader features a handful of the most interesting articles featured on the…


Friday Smackdown: Furble Grove

1 day ago

The trees towered, a grove of five just in front of us, a path around, and a trail of its fur, scales and laughter all along. We drew our bows,…


Creative Commons Investigating Ways To Better License 3D Designs

2 days ago

Creative Commons recently held a workshop to identify ways to move forward in providing better ways to license 3D content. While “CC” licenses have long been used to protect digital…


Behind the Design | Designing for Impact with the GravityLight

2 days ago

While those in the Western world may not think twice about flipping the light switch on at night, off-grid communities such as those in sub–Saharan African have come to rely…


The Grafton Everyday Carry Pen Takes the Headache Out of Buying Refills

2 days ago

While it’s easy to overlook, having a favorite pen in your pocket to take to meetings or just around the office can be just one more of life’s small pleasures….


Today is the Last Day to Support the First Feature Documentary About Dieter Rams

2 days ago

Having raised nearly $275,000 over the past month, filmmaker Gary Hustwit has already shot past his $200,000 crowdfunding goal to make RAMS, the first feature documentary about Dieter Rams. For…


This Portable Wood Burning BBQ Lets You Grill Amazing Food Anywhere

2 days ago

While many homeowners are able to conveniently throw a slab of ribs or a freshly-caught trout onto a grill in their backyard or patio, the struggle is very very real…


Lenovo ThinkPad P70 [Review]

2 days ago

When your plans for unboxing a laptop at 80 mph, while eating Lupita’s famous 50oz sour cream enchilada, doesn’t work out, you’re left with grabbing a cracked iPhone and shooting…


Behind the Design | How Gotta Groove Records Gets That Warm and Fuzzy Vinyl Sound

3 days ago

With vinyl record sales surging at a 28 year high, it’s no surprise that among those celebrating the resurgence of that “warm and fuzzy sound” are the vinyl manufacturers themselves….


SolidSmack Radio | Lead Punch the Grindage

5 days ago

This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist knocks you in the pop sockets with head-boppin’ groove tuneage to help propel you through the work week in style. Whether you find yourself…