links for 2006-12-30

Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. Wayfaring Daniel sent me this link via del.icio.us, and I found it very promising. This site offer you very usable platform for creating, sharing and exploring personal maps. Powered by Google maps, of course. Thanks Daniel! (tags: maps web2.0 travel googlemaps tools google map)

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links for 2006-12-27

Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. Information Architects Japan » iA Notebook » Internet 2007 Predictions: Digital ID, Google vs Microsoft, growing Web Ad Budgets, Infolution in 2008 Internet 2007 Predictions: Digital ID, Google vs Microsoft, growing Web Ad Budgets, Infolution in 2008 (tags: google trends future)

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Modern Business Traveller

Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. Modern Business Traveller Originally uploaded by This is Zakka West. Off to Tokyo with work today, for a week. When I was a travel writer/journalist continent-hopping for five years I had a pen, a notebook and a reliable Nikon analog. Now I have a laptop, mobile telephone, flash stick, headset for mobile, two cameras (digital), headphones with ipod, USB mouse, plug adaptor for Far-East Asia, extension cord with three plugs, mobile phone charger, digicamera…

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Finnish Architecture

Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. The Finnish Architecture website â“ “a work in progress” â“ is a great Scandinavian architecture resource that offers various links related to Finnish architecture, such as Arkkitehtitoimisto Ville Rantane. For sure a great site to explore on a continual basis.

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Thomson Interactive Media

Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. Thomson Interactive Media is a Swedish digital agency primarily focusing on “creating next generation solutions for web based client interaction.” (taken from website) A sampling of their very stylistic yet clean services range from online applications and websites, to Flash animations, Flash applications, and Rich Online Media.

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Hälsofix – the classic beauty saloon

Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. Notable project made by studio5, she write about it: The project consisted in trasforming an old and empty office spaceinto a beauty saloon with a separate room for massages and othertreatments.The concept for the store was a relaxing and natural envirolment, withcalm colors and simple but classic decoration.A structural column in the middle of the window served perfectly for the logo. The huge display windows gave the idea to let the light through to…

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