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The SolidSmack Weekend Reader | Week 43

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Don your favorite bath robe, cream that coffee and get comfortable with this weekend’s SolidSmack Weekend Reader. This week we saw everything from a new desktop manufacturing device that blew…

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Friday Smackdown: Till Agru

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The land went on for miles, blocks upon blocks of earth, cobblestone and fire. But food… food was scarce. There were ways we could we could survive. To spare the…

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‘Knowing Bill Moggridge': A Conversation Between Karin Moggridge & Mike Nuttall

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Having been the designer of the world’s first laptop computer and co-founding one of the world’s leading design firms, IDEO, Bill Moggridge’s life is as colorful as they come for…

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Behind the Design: The Rogue C6 Intelligent Urban Bicycle

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It’s no secret that the ‘urban bicycle’ is a hot topic in bicycle design circles. With the rising popularity of the recent Oregon Manifest–an annual nationwide competition that pairs design…

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Cool Tools of Doom n’ Stuff: Week 43

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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…

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The ‘bottleLoft’ Hangs Bottles From Your Fridge Ceiling With Magnets. Here’s How.

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Necessity is the mother of invention some might say and the need to make optimum utilization of the limited space available in the refrigerator has given birth to many a…

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SolidWorks Hump Day Tips 09: Creating Flexible Assemblies

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Each week we’re sharing a new tip with you here on the ‘Smack to help elevate your CAD game to a new level. Our goal is to mix up the…

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Weekly App Smack 17: Over, Rain Sounds HQ, Handyscan, Rotox and More…

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Time for another round of apps that cover the spectrum of your beloved mobile device, be it iPhone, Android or Windows! The Weekly App Smack is the best of design…

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These New Analog Measuring Tools Create Real-Time Digital 3D Models

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While modern CAD tools have made the product design workflow easier than ever (depending on who you ask), the need for more simple tools including sketchbooks, a favorite pen and…

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SolidSmack Radio | Part Lines From Paradise

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