Responsive Website Design Tester | Media Genesis

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Responsive Design Checker was initially created in 2012 as an exercise for Media Genesis developers to see if they could create a tool that could be used to test websites for mobile design. Essentially, developers wanted to see how well certain websites could adapt when viewed on mobile device (like a phone) rather than just on a computer desktop.

As it turned out, it was a smash hit! But not necessarily with developers. Responsive Design Checker was appreciated more by non-development web users as it was able to determine if a website would be responsive while in mobile format.

Later updates to the system were made in 2015 in order to include a variety of preset screen sizes such as the 27-inch Dell Monitor U2711, 17-inch Workstation, 15-inch Macbook Pro, 11-inch Macbook Air, and the portrait and landscape modes of Apple’s iPad and iPhone, and the Nexus7.

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Arts and Crafts movement – Wikipedia

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Design movement c. 1880–1920

The Arts and Crafts movement was an international trend in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920, emerging in Japan in the 1920s as the Mingei movement. It stood for traditional craftsmanship using simple forms, and often used medieval, romantic, or folk styles of decoration. It advocated economic and social reform and was essentially anti-industrial.[1][2][3] It had a strong influence on the arts in Europe until it was displaced by Modernism in the 1930s,[4] and its influence continued among craft makers, designers, and town planners long afterwards.[5]

The term was first used by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson at a meeting of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society in 1887,[6] although the principles and style on which it was based had been developing in England for at least

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40 Top Modern Farmhouse Exterior Design Ideas

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There is no absolute prototype for a farmhouse, but most of us can recognize one when we see it.

By definition the originals were located on farms and were integral to the life and work of those farm families who lived there.

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Long Living Room Ideas – Narrow Room Design Tips

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Long, narrow living rooms (or family rooms) can be a chore to lay out and decorate, not to mention live in. Nobody wants to feel like they’re entertaining in a train carriage or watching TV in a hallway. But with some layout tweaks and a few visual tricks up your sleeve, you can learn to love your long room. Here are five ways to lay out a long, narrow living room, plus some bonus tips on how to really rock the space.

Often, long rooms are a blessing in disguise, because they can serve as open-plan spaces. Instead of having one larger-but-awkward living room, why not create a smaller living area, plus a den, study area, or breakfast nook?

In the sketch above, we have a traditional TV area (which you can create with a smaller sofa to save space)inte, plus a cozy den-like conversation nook, complete with surrounding wall-to-wall

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Le guide des meilleurs sites de Dcoration 2019

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1 ›› Ct Maison

Maison, dco, dcoration, dcoration d’intrieur, dco d’intrieur, crateurs, dcorateur, cration, art de vivre, architecture, leons de dcoration.

Made in Design

2 ›› Made in Design

Dcoration design (Alessi, Kartell, Starck,…) et mobilier avec Made in Design, la boutique en ligne du design. Meubles, luminaires, arts de la table.

Marie Claire Maison

3 ›› Marie Claire Maison

Ides de dcoration, actualit de la dcoration, slections d’adresses, de voyages, d’objets et de livres.


4 ›› Decoclico

Decoclico : le dclic dco. Boutique de dcoration en ligne: linge de maison, vaisselle ou accessoires dco.

Deco Finder

5 ›› Deco Finder

Moteur de recherche d’objets de dcoration et de fabricants. Utile pour les professionnels comme pour les particuliers.

Le Blog D

6 ››
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craftsmanship as utopia, porcelain vases and decoration for KPM

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in 1993, the royal porcelain manufactory (KPM) in berlin reached out to italian designer enzo mari to seek a hands-on collaboration that would include the art direction of the historic institution, founded by frederick the great in 1763. mari asked me, his former design student, to assist him in this activity. we initially agreed on a 3-year-long contract to work side-by-side inside KPM’s facilities and to collaborate on the design of new forms and decorations, together with the in-house master workshop.

enzo mari design history: craftsmanship as utopia, porcelain vases and decoration for KPM
‘utopi(a)’, 1993
drawing by enzo mari of the KPM team (left to right): cordula gebauer, bernhard nowacki, enzo mari, thomas wenzel, desigboom’s birgit lohmann and robert suk. private collection (a gift to birgit lohmann)



in the briefing, the supervisors of the berlin institution requested to recover the ‘creative potential’ of the craftsmen. this necessity was based on numbers. the market’s appreciation of KPM’s porcelain goods was diminishing. KPM

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Business Opportunity

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Is this opportunity right for you?

  1. If you want to start your own design business but lack local experience in running a
  2. Or if you already have a design business, but need help setting it on the right track?
    Then you may be the person we can help.


To grow our business, we are now looking for an experienced interior designer, with formal
training and at least 3 years of experience, who can operate the interior design service
independently. This will include: sales, permit applications, meetings, drafting, designing
and documentation work.
If you are interested and meet the qualifications above, we welcome you to join our team!

About Interior Space

As an established interior design and renovation management company with over 18 years
in the Lower Mainland, we know all the steps and procedures of operating in both the
design and renovation industry. Our business covers

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Choosing Exterior Paint Schemes | Old House Web

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The Old House Web

Adapted from information from the Paint Quality Institute

A pleasing paint job can transform an old house into a masterpiece. On the other hand, most everyone knows of a house painted in colors that make passers-by shake their heads and say, “what were they thinking?” 

Understanding color combinations will help you choose a winning paint scheme, such as this combination of soft yellow, green and red hues.
PQI Photo

So how do you go about successfully creating a color scheme for your house?

Understanding as much as possible about color theory and vocabulary will help ensure that your paint scheme is something to be proud of. In a PQI study done some years ago, 62% of the homeowners surveyed said they typically do exterior painting for aesthetic reasons. So, while exterior paint is an important means of protecting surfaces, its often color that drives the purchase.

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How To Arrange Furniture In A Family Room

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Julie P layout revised

Decorating Dilemmas is a weekly column in which our stylists answer your design questions, so you can tackle your home decorating project with complete confidence.

Dear Style Studio,

We are stumped! After furniture shopping for a month and consulting all of my friends … I still don’t see the light.

We bought a new house almost a year ago and have not purchased furniture for our family room. The only windows in the room and the fireplace are both on the same window, which leaves me two huge walls to decorate (especially if we decide to mount the TV above the fireplace). Do we do two couches and a chair? If so, where to a put the TV? How do I fill the walls? Ahhhh … my head is spinning.

If we figure out the television placement and major seating, the rest will fall into space.

We are trying to

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21 Contemporary Exterior Design Inspiration

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We mostly talk about the interiors when we talk about house design and the lifestyle of the people living in the house. But, it is the exterior that marks the first impressions and then the interior. An exterior designer fills in the gap of expertise between an interior designer and a landscaper. If you get a good exterior designer, they can help you find all the companies or resources you need to find the right look for your house. For example, they may know that the WDR Roofing Company is able to install the style of roof you would like and have all the correct resources to finish the project.

Interior designers can be excellent for fabrics and seating purchases, but designing outdoor fireplaces or conversation pits may require knowledge and abilities they don’t possess. Planning to make a square look exterior design for your house is a great idea,

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