Mid-Century Modern Light Fixture: Needed

By: Modhomeecteacher Apr 19, 2008

created on: 12/30/07

Hallelujah!  My husband was changing a bulb that was stuck in the socket of this UGLY fixture and he broke it!!!  Now I can look for a new fixture.  I'm looking for a new fixture or, better yet, a mid-century fixture that gives off enough light.  I'm looking for interesting ideas.  The table is staying but the chairs will be replaced.  I'm still working on what to do with the greenhouse view.

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How should I connect my laptop to the television?

By: Chrisjob Feb 21, 2008

There are probably geeky communities in which I could ask this, but I hope some of the Curbly technogeniuses might have some ideas:

So, I just got a new Mac Book Pro, and I'd like to hook it up to my LCD television. (To get better use out of it, since we rarely watch TV [it was a Christmas gift]). I'd like to use the larger viewing area for Photoshopping and hopefully some video editing in the future...and of course, Curbly posting!

The TV has aContinue Reading

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Gift Guide For Geeks.

By: Chrisjob Dec 10, 2007

Technology web magazine Engagdet offers their 2007 gift guide for all things electronic and breakable.




  • Gifts for him
  • Gifts for her
  • Gifts for son
  • Gifts for daughter
And thankfully, there's little gender presumptions to be found. 
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Please Help Me Fix My Hang-It-All!

By: Chrisjob Nov 19, 2007

I picked up an Eames Hang-It-All on a recent trip to the DWR Warehouse sale.

Two of the horizontal pieces (yellow/pink and green/purple) were not attached, as seen in this photo:

How should I fix this? Epoxy? Industrial Strength Adhesive? Can it be welded or soldered without screwing up the white powder coat?


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Please Help Me Create This Effect in Photoshop.

By: Chrisjob Aug 07, 2007

Photo wizards,

How does one mess with the colors so they become as such?: 


Am I correct in thinking the process is similiar in both photos? (They're by the same artist.) I have a pretty capable camera. I realize the exposure is great, but I certainly see some processing as well.

Any ideas?


Photos from b109.com 

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