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Monday Report | 07·18·11

Heat Sensitive Ink, Make Photoshop Faster, Pour Coffee without Spilling, Eric Fischer’s Light Maps.

Heat Sensitive Ink

I know this may be old hat, but I just discovered this great business card design by the French Studio Murmure.  They respond to your body heat to reveal text.

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Make Photoshop Faster
Some quick and simple tips from @danrubin to optimize this bloated program.  If they work, send your appreciation to

Make Photoshop Faster

Pour Coffee without Spilling, Finally
Millions of English ladies are wrong: Teapots are gross. Tea inevitably drips on the counter when you pour, then whatever’s left over gathers around the edges of the spout creating a yucky limescale. And it’s not like the stuff is easy to clean off; trying to jam a sponge in a spout is like putting a square peg in a round hole.

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Eric Fischer’s Light Maps
I love these lightmaps from Eric Fischer’s photostream.  Great desktop wallpaper as well.

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James Donaldson

While he swears he won’t design for internet explorer and is unable to breathe without his iphone, James is generally an easy-going guy who can be convinced to do almost anything if there’ll be food involved.