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My weekly inspirations: September 24, 2012

Here are the things that I think are worth reading and checking out this week:

10 amazing projection mapping demos

Video projection mapping has the capacity to transform any object into a screen. Projection mapping has the ability to take a real-world object, such as a building, and project onto its walls without any distortion. Events combine motion graphics, 3D animation, and an occasional dash of video that playfully highlights, deconstructs, rotates, recontextualises and generally manipulates a building’s usual geometry. Here are 10 of the best examples I have seen.

Establishing An Open Device Lab

Managing a personal device lab can be quite hard with an ever-expanding number of devices. It’s not only expensive, but also bad for our environment. Think of a situation where everyWeb developer would purchase a large pile of gadgets and keep adding new ones as they are launched — this wouldn’t make much sense. This article does a good job of laying out better ways to handle the problem. Read the article here.

10 great online collaboration tools for designers

A team of designers does not always work in the same office; you work in distributed groups, and clients can be based all over the world. This is where collaboration tools come in – they make it easier and faster for designers to get feedback and make the work better. This article goes over the highlights of 10 of the best tools out there. Read the article here.

Encouraging Better Client Participation In Responsive Design Projects

In all the excitement about responsive Web design over the last few years, someone forgot to tell our bosses and clients, so we’ve been treating responsive design like it’s a design or an implementation problem, but in fact it’s as much an issue for business. The traditional process is broken and this article lays out some ideas on how to do things differently. Read the article here.

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