Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Celebrate May the 4th With WIRED's Best Star Wars Videos

Celebrate May the 4th With WIRED's Best Star Wars Videos
This May the Fourth learn how to make a stormtrooper figurine breakdance, get the 411 on BB-8, and start saving for a custom-built fighting lightsaber. The post Celebrate May the 4th With WIRED's Best Star Wars Videos appeared first on WIRED.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

A Quick Look at the Runner Sketch Plugin

Runner is a plugin for the design tool Sketch. It lets you use your keyboard to run commands and order about other plugins. For example, by typing “vertical” into Runner then you can vertically align text much faster than moving your mouse to the button and clicking it.


I've seen some folks describe Runner as if it's Sketch's version of Spotlight or Alfred, as effectively their goals are one and the same: to speed up and organize your workflow. In the video below I briefly go over how Runner might speed up the design process:



Once you've downloaded it, you can start Runner inside Sketch by hitting cmd + ' and then tab to move through each section, like Export or Run.


If you're interested in finding more plugins to tie into Runner, there's an official list of all the Sketch plugins available.




A Quick Look at the Runner Sketch Plugin is a post from CSS-Tricks

Bureau SLA updates former naval base in Amsterdam with flag-inspired window screens




Geometric screens based on flag designs flank the windows of this former marine base in Amsterdam, which Bureau SLA has converted into offices to mark the Dutch Presidency of the Council of the European Union (+ slideshow). (more…)


Saturday, April 23, 2016

Concrete and slatted-timber morgue by AE Arquitectos overlooks a Spanish harbour




AE Arquitectos has combined exposed concrete, white render and slatted timber for this morgue in Spain's Asturias principality, which features terraces overlooking a harbour (+ slideshow). (more…)