Link: Axis of Ævil » The Name behind the Name The old Arabia ceramic works factory. Courtesy of hfb This great article is about the name of Arabia, the famous Finnish ceramic works factory. The origin of this exotic name always intrigued me since I saw it the first time: why name “Arabia” in Finland? Hfb have done hard research efforts to recover it. Read the whole article:
FlickrBlog There is an auction on flickr to help raising funds for American Red Cross Emergency Relief: The Flickr community is responding to the devastation of Hurricane Katrina with the Katrina Relief Auction Group raising funds for American Red Cross Emergency Relief: “Donate a print of one of your images to be auctioned off to the highest bidder.” If you want to participate, the full guidelines are available on the Group home page.
From A List Apart: Articles: High-Resolution Image Printing This very interesting article on A List Apart describes the technique for printing graphics of the web page as high-resolution images: You probably already know how to use media-specific CSS to provide a suitable layout for the printed page. But how great would it be to be able to go further and provide a better print alternative through the use of specific high-resolution images specifically for print? Awesome? Here’s how.
Y&R Young & Rubicam got new website. It’s looks much better than previous, although in Mozilla there is an unusual height with scrollbars.
New site releases Finland
looters and finders- Katrina – hurricane
Star Wreck Premiere Originally uploaded by hfb. The Premiere of Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning, a brilliant sendup of Star Trek and Babylon5 with dozens of Finnish in-jokes. Totally hilarious and an impressive display of what PC special effects are capable of these days. Sadly, I didn’t see a single person in costume.
vSkype.com vSkype adds video and sharing to your Skype experience. Getting started is simple. Just connect a camera, download our free vSkype plug-in, and invite up to 200 buddies to a video call – even if they don’t have a camera. But wait, there’s more! You can also share anything you see on your screen, even your entire desktop! Whether you use Skype for business or to connect with family and friends, now you can show a presentation, work on a spreadsheet, or share photos…
A List Apart I come recently to A list apart blog and found it redesigned. The new look is more newspaper-like, and more attention is paid on typography. I like it.
NoMA Nordic Multimedia Academy For these who interested to learn multimedia design, there is a valuable possibility to do it in Denmark. That’s important that they ofer good housing service. There are few appartments still vacant, so hurry up! What do they say about their academy: What is NoMA? NoMA is the multimedia academy in Kolding Denmark. We offer the multimedia designer education, a 2 year comprehensive course in multimedia, covering design, communication, web-programming and business. NoMA is an international school with students from 6…