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Bits & Pieces - For the Curious Minded

Japanese Paper or Washi

Washi is created with significantly less harm to the environment than modern wood-based papers using large amounts of chemicals. An interesting article on the making of Washi paper from the Awagami Paper Mill in Tokushima, Japan.

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Pham Huy Trung - Photography

Photographer Trung Huy Pham takes a great range of photographs around Vietnam. He recently captured lilies from the water-covered rice fields annual harvest in the Long An and An Giang provinces in Vietnam. See a selection of his photographs on his website.

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A virtual commencement speech

Gavin Strange made a short video for graduating students of 2020, to offer some words of advice in these turbulent times. He chose five pieces of advice below to help you on your way. Watch the video here. Opportunities are born from passions Don’t wait until you have all the tools Seek …

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Notes & Links #17

History of grids: from the printing press to modern web design . Take a trip down memory lane and (re)discover the history of grids — from ancient Egypt to modern web design. Coda docs now imports Google docs. The Google Docs importer - now you can bring all your product specs, meeting notes into …

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Notes & Links #16

How Do You Remove Unused CSS From a Site? Chris Coyier gives an overview of the current state of Remove-Unused-CSS tools and techniques. Speculative Everything - Design, Fiction, and Social Dreaming by Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby. How to use design as a tool to create not only things but ideas, to …

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