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Weekly Design News Round Up

July 3, 2009 • By

In this weeks roundup, we have even more cool resources, there is a little bit of design inspiration, some great CSS lifesavers, an essential Twitter Guide Book and more…and best of all the Worlds Biggest Alarm Clock!

10 Super Creative Business Cards

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If your thinking of getting a new business card to impress everyone, here is a little inspiration for you. This selection, from Abduzeedo, showcases the type of business cards that stand out from the crowd, they are certainly different and very creative.

10 Super Creative Business Cards

The Ultimate Joomla Toolbox: Themes, Extensions and Resources

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In this post you will find a thorough collection of all kinds of resources that will aid designers and developers working with Joomla-powered websites. This collection is intended to simplify your tasks and save you time when working with Joomla. This post covers essential resources related to Joomla— Themes, Extensions, Tutorials, Forums, Cheat Sheets and Useful Documents.

The Ultimate Joomla Toolbox: Themes, Extensions and Resources

Worlds Biggest Alarm Clock

This video shows one of the entries into the edge.ca’s “Worlds Biggest” contest, The Worlds Biggest Alarm Clock. This is awesome.
It was built by mounting a large air cylinder to the head of his bed and a valve controlled by a computer which is programmed to wake you up in the morning.

Worlds Biggest Alarm Clock

35 CSS-Lifesavers For Efficient Web Design

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This post, from Smashing Magazine, 35 CSS-Lifesavers For Efficient Web Design will significantly improve your workflow and reduce your time and efforts for CSS-coding. Whether you’re writing, compiling, refining or experimenting with CSS code , these tools can help you get the job done faster and better than ever before. A must bookmark.

35 CSS-Lifesavers For Efficient Web Design

Twitter Guide Book – How To, Tips and Instructions

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The Twitter Guide Book is the most comprehensive guide to Twitter you could ever find, it covers the basics as well as an indepth look at Twitter and business, sharing via Twitter and managing your Twitter stream. Is your Twitter getting out of control? This is the guide for you.

Twitter Guide Book – How To, Tips and Instructions

56 Light & Clean Website Designs Using A Minimalist Color Scheme

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A selection of the best designed minamlist web designs, a great selection. Don’t you just love minamilism.

56 Light & Clean Website Designs Using A Minimalist Color Scheme

Ceiling Porn

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Definetly not what you are thinking by the posts title, this is actually a showcase of the best designed ceilings. Some are remarkable, others seemingly impossible, have a look for yourselves.

Ceiling Porn

Even MSN.com isn’t IE6 compliant!

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Judging by the above images, Microsoft ignored their own browser when it came to design. As you can see the new “Bing” search is hovering over the main navigation. Mom’s around the world are freaking out because they can’t click on their Hotmail.

Even MSN.com isn’t IE6 compliant!

14 Bizarre Japanese Toys

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No one does weird toys like Japan does weird toys… from presidential action figures to toilet training tigers, this post has the strangest and most bizarre Japanese toys ever.

14 Bizarre Japanese Toys

The 15 Creepiest Vintage Ads Of All Time

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What do murder, pedophilia, suicide and a baby tiger have in common? They have all been used to sell stuff in these amazingly disturbing vintage ads!
These are real, untouched advertisements from the good old days. It doesn’t matter if it’s lovely ladies or adorable clowns, somehow these old-time ad wizards found ways to traumatize us while pedaling everyday products.

The 15 Creepiest Vintage Ads Of All Time

By Paul Andrew (Speckyboy and speckyboy@twitter).

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