Category Archives for Design

A house for cats

Design that’s possible when crime rates are low.  

11. October 2015 by Mithat Konar
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Box jointing

I spent the afternoon with the muy talented Jason Holtz learning the inner secrets of box joints. Jason is a master woodworker and furniture designer with clients all over the country. I seriously recommend you check him out if you’re … Continue reading

19. September 2014 by Mithat Konar
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Meanwhile, back in Istanbul …

I’ve been in Istanbul for the last week or so. It’s been about a human gestation period since I was last here, and it’s unmistakable that the trend of building more, higher, and brighter has continued unabated. Pastiche is an … Continue reading

21. August 2014 by Mithat Konar
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The little Duck that could

DuckDuckGo, the search engine that emphasizes user privacy and popping the filter bubble, recently rolled out a redesign. I think it’s lovely, effective, and awesome. Congratulations to all involved.

02. June 2014 by Mithat Konar
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enchant.js | More examples

enchant.js | More examples picks up where enchant.js | Fundamentals leaves off (blog post). Enjoy.

02. April 2014 by Mithat Konar
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Basic Game Image Editing with GIMP

Scruffy tutorials and demo videos for students in my game programming course.

30. March 2014 by Mithat Konar
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enchant.js | Fundamentals

We’ve entered Phase Two of my game programming course, and to help support this phase, I’m putting together enchant.js | Fundamentals. While currently not as interactive nor as descriptive as what I developed for Phase One, I’m hoping these incremental examples will … Continue reading

16. February 2014 by Mithat Konar
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US-Soviet relations

Indecipherable commentary or accidental irony? I saw these U.S. stamp collecting books inspired by early Soviet graphic design for sale in my local U.S. Postal Office.

25. January 2014 by Mithat Konar
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Just Enough JavaScript

I got a last-minute opportunity to teach an introduction to game programing course for people with no programming experience. I decided to base it around an open source HTML5 framework*. When I started looking around for a crash course with … Continue reading

25. January 2014 by Mithat Konar
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Goodbye NURBS. Hello Printy.

The photo above was snapped at my local Target store yesterday. It tells me two things: The era of NURBSy design has ended. We have entered the era of printy design. NURBSy design is what I call the aesthetic that … Continue reading

09. October 2013 by Mithat Konar
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