Oh yeah! Beware, geeks, because these mildly NSFW pictures may overload your brain. Vintage things are always cool, but retro computers are super cool! One look at these “dinosaurs” is more than enough to remember good old days. Flashback to the early stage of computer era should remind us that any technological invention can become a legend. Maybe these machines have similar design, but it is really interesting to observe how fast computer device can evolve (just compare Sol-20 and Apple Macintosh Portable). We sincerely hope that this collection will be a good source of inspiration for you and we’ll be glad to hear about your favorite old computers.
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Rockwell AIM 65
RAM: 1K or 4K
Display: 20-digit alpha-numeric LED
Storage: External audio cassette
OS: “Monitor” built-in
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RAM: 128K, 512K max.
Display: Color composite video
16 colors at 280 X 192.
Storage: Internal 143k 5-1/4 inch floppy
External floppy drive
OS: Apple SOS (Sophisticated OS)
“Word of mouth” publicity is good, but good advertising is better and DesignFloat can offer you a pretty nice chance to promote short-termed promos and different services and products. How can we do it? With Featured Entry, a link at the top of the DesignFloat’s front page for 24 hours. All of you who have the design-related projects are welcome to order this advertising option that provides swift response and sufficient traffic. The principle of this Featured Entry is quite simple. You advertise:
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Today we have a delight for all sports conscious fans listing the awesome variety of architecturally outstanding structures. In fact, sporting excellence has currently become one of the main priorities while increasing thought is now given to highly engineered structures that have so much more to offer than simply performance. Designers create not just purely functional buildings, they concentrate on architecturally outstanding, innovative, and more complex projects that will provide spectacular views themselves. So, go ahead and check these amazingly dramatic, curving forms of sporting venues driven by incredible geometry.
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Athens Olympic Complex by iraklis
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Olympic Stadium of Montreal at Night by Zhå-or’que
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Do you know quite a lot about robots and other mechanic creatures? They are the newest inventions of our time and the interest for them increases swiftly. Of course, I couldn’t ignore this topic and have compiled this post dedicated to CG robots of various kinds. All these illustrations are linked to the original sources and you are welcome to browse all the works by their authors. The images presented here show the expression of vast imagination and good technique and I’m sure that you will enjoy all of them. Let’s view these cool items!
Robot by Chris Wilson
Robot by ahoashi
Today we are going to dive deeply in the fantastic world of digital paintings created by young Ukrainian artist Katarina Sokolova. While browsing her portfolio you will see various wonderful pieces of work in the genre of fashion photography, but still she is widely known as the creator of incredible CG artworks. The prime theme of her works is the beauty of a woman. These works are magnetizing because of that special aestheticism of female beauty that is presented in them. The amazing details that fill all these works add the charm and create the feeling of the supernatural attractiveness. Her works are emotional, captivating, they impress the viewers with the powerful impulses. A number of them can be found in the EXPOSÉ, the art book that celebrates the best output of digital artists from all around the world.
Well, the time has come and I offer you to admire these gorgeous artworks full of unsurpassed beauty and sensuality!
Beyond the Nature by Katarina Sokolova-Latans’ka
Secrets Keeper by Katarina Sokolova-Latans’ka
The Friday time has come and it means that today we present our roundup, as usual. This post focuses on the jQuery theme that has become rather popular recently. Here we have collected the most popular posts concerning jQuery that you have submitted to us. They all have got good results and a number of votes. From these posts you will learn useful jQuery tips and everything important that deals with it. So, let’s start and browse all these Top jQuery Blog Posts from DesignFloat.
If you are going to interiorize your home, you should pay attention to the least details of the future interior. Cushions, curtains, table dresses, padded stool and chairs should take their places and should blend in the whole design concept of the place. It should come as no surprise that a great attention should be paid to chairs, ‘cause the design concept is incomplete without them. Various in forms and sizes they can serve not only as the comfortable places to seat, but as nice items of interior. The famous designers and furniture design studious create the awesome items that can suit even the most exclusive interiors. Such awesome chair designs you can find in this collection and enjoy the creativity of their authors.
Super Foam by Rich Gilbert
Voido Rocking Chair by Ron Arad
Viewing images that appear 3D is as popular as ever. Therefore, let’s now unveil so popular today anaglyph craze and see the stunning collection of various 3D pictures where the red and blue channels have been split and then reassembled so that the images appear three-dimensional when viewed through 3D red-cyan glasses. If saying minutely, the picture contains two differently filtered color images. When viewed through anaglyph glasses, these independent pictures are transmitted one for each eye, and then the brain fuses them together letting the viewer see a stereo three dimensional scene or composition. That’s mainly how the eyes are fooled into believing that the projected anaglyph images have depth. Right now, get ready to experience this truly exciting effect, and don’t forget to put your 3D glasses on!
In addition, you may as well check out the compilation of anaglyph websites with images coming into groovy 3D focus. The showcase is made by our good friends from TemplateMonster.
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Photo by billythebrain
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Photo by fpsurgeon
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You submit us a great number of tutorials and even collections of them and we really appreciate your work. Some of them are so good that get numerous responses and hit the front page of our site. You are welcome to submit more and more cool stuff to DesignFloat and be sure, that it will be rewarding. Today we present you the next roundup dedicated to the most popular collections of Photoshop Tutorials that you have ever submitted here. They have turned out to be the great sources of designer’s inspiration and today you can browse all of them in this post.
Get inspired! Welcome the collection of great Photoshop tutorials on poster design from 2010.
This post features 30 fresh Photoshop tutorials from around the design community. They all give the detailed description of the whole process of product creation.
With the current blog entry, might we suggest giving you the best presentation angle of how the world around is viewed. In this showcase, you’ll find a variety of highly detailed, property outlined and extremely clear aerial views. Taken completely overhead from balloon ride, helicopter or airplane flights, these aerial photos offer an amazingly fresh perspective of truly beautiful, majestic, and unique landscape scenery. So please, get ready to be dazzled by stunning pictures from an aerial bird’s eye view perspective. This might inspire you to find new ways to express your creativity and spark fresh trends and techniques.
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Photo by gbatistini
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Photo by Thierry Bornier
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