Nordic Design Blog featured on Designers who Blog

A short article about Nordic Design Blog appeared yesterday on Designers who Blog site. Thanks for Catherine Morley for adding my blog to their site. You can read her articles on Creative Latitude about blogging: http://www.creativelatitude.com/articles/articles0905cat.html There will most likely be a Creative Latitude article dealing with the subject “Designers who Blog” – worth to bookmark.

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Companies: Product News

Here is just a sneak preview of latest products developed by leading Scandinavian Design Companies. This time many of designers presents us their products made in legendary Scandinavian puristic and simplistic style – but with fresh power usage of colour. David design Gahan dining table. Massive wood oiled in differentcolors. Design: Eero Koivisto. David design Globlow XL pendant lamp. New large version of Globlow pendant lamp. Design: Vesa Hinkola, Marcus Nevalainen, Rane Vaskivuori. Källemo H C Andersen Källemo has received the right to produce a…

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Approximate Conversion from Points to Pixels

Have you had ever a task to build web layout measured in points? It’s looks unusual, but in practice there are cases when it’s really necessary. Here is a resource that may help you: Approximate Conversion from Points to Pixels It’s a chart that converts points to pixels (and ems and %). It’s an approximation, which will depend on font, browser and OS, but it’s a good starting point.

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PLAYSAM

Link: Scandinavian design streamliner wooden toys lovely to the world Playsam exclusive gifts Playsam is a well respected brand with a reputation for quality. The company is recognized internationally as an iconic Scandinavian design brand. Playsam is the leading Scandinavian design company for wooden toy design. Playsam offer baby gift, birthday gift, gift for him, unique gift, anniversary gift and graduation gift Designers: BJÖRN ALSKOG www.pstoys.se BJÖRN DAHLSTRÖM OLLE GYLLANG www.gyllangdesign.se ULF HANSES OLA WIHLBORG

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VOLVO C30 – the smallest VOLVO

Link: News & Events It seems that VOLVO responding to high fuel rates and traffic problems hitting auto market. This kind of model was awaited decades from VOLVO, but they’ve come with such offer only now. Maybe it’s not too late? A car that is 20 centimeter shorter than today’s S40. It will be called the Volvo C30 and the design is very much inspired by the SCC and the 3CC – two concept cars that have got a lot of credit for their looks.

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