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 ‘Smack over the past week ranging from tips and tricks to inspirational designs, processes, and more. So lay back, relax and take a load off while reading the top ten stories on SolidSmack this past week.

Oh and uh…don’t forget to shed some much-needed sunlight on your face, too.

Bridge Constructor Portal Brings Simulation and Puzzle Gaming Under One Platform

Several weeks ago, Headup Games announced the next installment in their popular Portal video game series. But, it certainly wasn’t what fans were expecting.

The Comfy is An Over-sized Hoodie Designed for Ultra Laziness

A good hoodie can last you years. The only time to get rid of it is when it’s worn so much it falls apart or is just too darn small. A small hoodie – that’s just the worst, isn’t it? So, two inventors design one big enough for any… well, most people, to ensure you’ll use it until the threads unravel.

BrilliantPad is a Brilliant Solution for Your Dog’s Indoor ‘Bathroom Breaks’

While just about everybody loves dogs, caring for their daily needs is far from easy—the midnight yelps, the endless appetite, and perhaps the most time-consuming of all, taking them out after every meal. The last problem in particular is what the designers of BrilliantPad aim to solve.

10 Instagram Videos That Show the Future of VR Product Design Sketching

With the ability to let users explore and communicate their ideas directly in 3D though AR and VR, few design tools have come along in recent memory that is as unique as Gravity Sketch. Designed to be intuitive in a VR or Mixed Reality workflow before sending over to a more robust CAD program, the tool is ideal for early-stage concept exploration in automotive, architecture, product design, and engineering applications.

Wacom Announces New 24- and 32-Inch Cintiq Pro Super Tablets

Considered by many design professionals to be the holy grail of design tools, the Wacom Cintiq was critical in bringing the natural pen experience to digital workflows over the past decade.

The Wall is A Modular 146-Inch MicroLED Screen We Want For Design

As we’ve seen in the past, bigger, higher resolution TVs can lead to bigger, higher resolution computer screens. Well, how would you like at 146″ computer screen in your face? We love the tech debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and The Wall, a 146-inch “microLED” TV announce by Samsung, is one of our favs this year.

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