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03.06.14 Andy Cush

For the budding typeface designer in all of us, here’s Glyphr, a free HTML5 web tool for making your own fonts. Given that font design is a notoriously tedious, painstaking process, and those who know how to do it already have their tools, I’d imagine most of what comes out of this will be sub-Comic […]

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02.14.14 Andy Cush

Inspired by these illustrations, the game developer Cocoalasca created Sesame Street Fighter, a delightful HTML5 game that mashes up, yes, Sesame Street and Street Fighter. You play as one of several character amalgamations, including Bert/Ryu, Ernie/Ken, and my personal favorite, Oscar/Blanca, beating up your opponent by being the first to correctly type a series of difficult words. Learning and violence! Fittingly, the […]

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10.09.13 Andy Cush

You’re welcome in advance. FullScreenMario is an HTML5 remake of the original Super Mario Bros. game. Not only does it let you play through all of the original levels, but there’s a random level generator, and a tool to let you design your own. That’s the hellish landscape I designed above. Poor Mario. First seen […]

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07.24.13 Andy Cush

Day 4: paint your own Mondrian. Day 29: a magic 8 ball. Day 31: an endless abyss of little loading screen widgets. Day 75: king of the comments! Day 114, yesterday: Image Palette, a super simple, super useful tool for determining the exact colors in any image on your computer, then using its RGB triplet […]

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04.19.13 Andy Cush

A great man once said: “That’s why he brings his own needles/And get more cheese than Doritos, Cheetos or Fritos/Slip like Freudian/Your first and last step to playin’ your browser like accordion.” I think that’s what it was. Close enough. Anyway, now you can play your browser like an accordion, just like your favorite masked […]

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01.24.13 Eugene Reznik

“Tokyo 1955–1970: A New Avant-Garde,” currently on view at MoMA, goes to show that Modernism was plural — not a Western aesthetic exported across the world, but concurrent post-war global movements centralized in various urban “incubators” — an era of Modernisms. Towards the end of the exhibition in the final gallery opposite masterful photographs by Daido Moriyama […]

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01.18.13 Andy Cush

HTML5, the language that’s helped usher in the web’s current incarnation–with its infinite scrolling, emphasis on interactivity, and beautiful custom page layouts–is still a relatively new technology. It’s already spawned some classics (and might I humbly submit this for consideration?), but by and large, its full potential has yet to be seen. Designer and developer Jongmin […]

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