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.
“According to Bob Ross, we don’t make mistakes, just happy little accidents. While this is very true, few happy little accidents end up as pieces of designer furniture capable of commanding thousands of dollars apiece. At least, this was the recent scenario for product designer Christopher Stuart of the Indianapolis-based studio LUUR.”
“Designed to allow devices to be customized for an individual’s own style and functional needs, Google’s Project Ara modular smartphone has been one of the more compelling pieces of hardware kit announced within the past few years.”
“From removing his socks with a handbuilt rocket launcher to creating a working homemade hoverbike, garage inventor Colin Furze has somehow managed to keep his limbs intact over the past few months – which is saying a lot, because his projects as of late have been getting bigger, faster and certainly a lot more explosive.”
“When it comes to starting a side project (or a “project” project), ironing out early ideas and evaluating them ahead of time – rather than just jumping in – can mean the difference between a hugely successful venture or a massive major headache further down the road. Unfortunately, moving productively through this brainstorming process and staying inspired isn’t always as simple as it seems.”
“Move over hamburgers and hotdogs, pizza could be the new go-to favorite for tailgaters, campers and backyard barbeques everywhere. How does 1000% of your daily charbs sound? On the go? Nashville-based Tennessee Stone & Design has kicked-off their Kickstarter campaign aimed at bringing mobile brick ovens to pizza and closet brick oven enthusiasts everywhere. The modular system actually converts your standard Weber grill or outdoor table into a fire-stokin’, heat-trappin’ bake oven of beauty.”
“FeatureScript is, in my opinion, the single most important feature of Onshape. It could very well be the killer app that brings Onshape into the mainstream. It’s a core piece of the Onshape architecture, and as of today it’s available to everyone.”