author: Krasimir Tsonev

Hi there, I'm Krasimir. Senior front-end engineer with over 13 years of experience. I write, speak and occasionally code stuff.


Bret Victor: Inventing on principle

posted in Inspiration on 2020-01-01

I just finished reading My Decade in Review by Dan Abramov and as part of his article he mentions this talk by Bret Victor. I think it's amazing and want to keep a reference to it somewhere. What a better place than this 12 years old blog.

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Short movie by Oscar-winning animator Patrick Osborne

posted in Inspiration on 2016-07-10

Amazing art direction and storytelling in this one of a kind 360-degree musical short film from Oscar-winning animator Patrick Osborne. Watch out, it's a tear jerker!

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The last job on Earth

posted in Inspiration on 2016-02-18

Did you know that in the next 30 years 50% of the jobs will go away because we'll get machines doing them. I have the good feeling that my job (programming) is not in those 50%. Or maybe it is :)

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Web Highlights #7

posted in Inspiration on 2013-07-27
Everyday I'm reading or watching something which I find helpful. Normally I bookmark those things, but at the end I have dozen of folders and subfolders which I never check. So, I decided to make such blog post where I'll share valuable things in the net. read more comments

Building the Web Together

posted in Inspiration on 2013-07-16
From a humble beginning of static text, images, and links, the web has grown into a rich platform teeming with interactive content and powerful applications. To all the developers & users out there who continue to push this evolution forward--thank you. read more comments

Design - Apple Mac

posted in Inspiration on 2013-06-28
Jonathan Ive, Senior VP Industrial Design at Apple describing the design process of the Mac Book. Very engrossing! read more comments

The hunted playlist

posted in Inspiration on 2013-05-16
I was searching such a playlist from very long time ago. Finally I accidentally dropped on it. read more comments

Popular Science Fleischer Studios The Cartoon Process

posted in Inspiration on 2013-03-21
A look inside Fleischer Studios in the late 1930s, and a glimpse at the making of one of the 2-reel color Popeye cartoons. Believed to be Public Domain. read more comments

sugru - self-setting rubber that can be formed by hand

posted in Inspiration on 2013-02-20
sugru is the exciting new self-setting rubber that can be formed by hand. It moulds like play-dough, bonds to almost anything and turns into a strong, flexible silicone rubber overnight. read more comments

DJ Focus ...

posted in Inspiration on 2012-11-20
Self-taught African Teen Wows M.I.T. read more comments

"Goldfish Salvation" by Riusuke Fukahori

posted in Inspiration on 2012-10-10
Artist Riusuke Fukahori's London debut exhibition "Goldfish Salvation" transforms ICN gallery into the world of goldfish. When struggling with artistic vision, Fukahori's pet goldfish became his inspiration and ever since his passion and lifelong theme. His unique style of painting uses acrylic on clear resin which is poured into containers, resulting in a three-dimensional appearance and lifelike vitality. read more comments

4 minutes hip hop history by Eklips

posted in Inspiration on 2012-10-10
French beat box phenomenon EKLIPS performs a 4 minutes history of HIP HOP for Trace Urban... In one single take! read more comments

What if Money Was No Object - Alan Watts

posted in Inspiration on 2012-10-05
"Let's go through with it. What do you want to do? When we finally got down to something which the individual says he really wants to do I will say to him 'You do that! And forget the money!' Because if you say that getting the money is the most important thing you will spend your life completely wasting your time!" read more comments

VarnaLab Challenges event

posted in Inspiration on 2012-09-18
A great event is coming in VarnaLab - read more comments

Willow - Sweater

posted in Inspiration on 2012-09-15
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Oh Joy!

posted in Inspiration on 2012-09-03
We brought the country to the city. To revive the grey concrete, to break the routine and give you a moment to reflect on what we are and where we are going. Sometimes surprises just happen and we have no influence over them but we do have influence over our perception. How ready are you to accept whatever life throws at you with a smile? read more comments

Congo: The Grand Inga Project (Best Short Film of the Year Awards 2012)

posted in Inspiration on 2012-08-24
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The VarnaConf 2012 videos are being released!

posted in Inspiration on 2012-08-22
It was really great even. For those of you which weren't there, checkout what happened. read more comments

VarnaConf 2012 - a great event for developers

posted in Inspiration on 2012-08-07
If you are in Varna, Bulgaria this Saturday please visit "Chernorizets Hrabar" Free University of Varna. Really interesting conference, with great speakers. More about the event, lecturers and everything else here read more comments


posted in Inspiration on 2012-07-27
A short futuristic film by Eran May-raz and Daniel Lazo. This is our graduation project from Bezaleal academy of arts. read more comments

Le Miroir

posted in Inspiration on 2012-07-12
Le Miroir tells the story of a man - in the sense of the human being - which passes from childhood to the status of "old man", the time to freshen up. read more comments

The Beauty of a Second

posted in Inspiration on 2012-04-21
190 years ago, Nicolas Rieussec recorded time to an accuracy of a fifth second for the first time - the chronograph was born. To celebrate this unique invention, Montblanc created the one-of-a-kind "The Beauty of a Second" short-film contest presented by the famous film director Wim Wenders. read more comments

REBIRTH of GAEA - Flowing Meditation

posted in Inspiration on 2012-03-10
A layer-by-layer deconstruction of "Flowing Meditation," part of REBIRTH of GAEA, an epic visual tapestry delicately interweaving reflections on the environment and spirituality through the rich imagery of Greek Mythology. read more comments

Insane art formed by carving books with surgical tools

posted in Inspiration on 2012-02-20
Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian Dettmer carves one page at a time. Nothing inside the out-of-date encyclopedias, medical journals, illustration books, or dictionaries is relocated or implanted, only removed. read more comments

Nice work by Nick Kwiatek

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Get Clients to say Yes! (by Paul Boag)

posted in Inspiration on 2012-02-04
Paul Boag covers strategies for working better with design clients. read more comments

Derrick May Feature

posted in Inspiration on 2012-01-19
"Wherever the music comes from, if there is no focus behind it then it's just noise".Electronic Beats Slices Feature about Detroit legend Derrick May.Taken from Slices Issue 4-11. read more comments

The powerful rendering opportunities of the modern browsers

posted in Inspiration on 2011-12-21
Are you wondering what you can do with Canvas and WebGL. Check to find out. read more comments

Flash IDE written with HTML5 features

posted in Inspiration on 2011-12-18 read more comments

Steve Jobs Painting

posted in Inspiration on 2011-11-16
Aaron Kizer paints Steve Jobs with Nonstop AKA Marquese in Owensboro, Kentucky at the 11th Hour Live Music and Arts Show. read more comments

My Friend Jason by Shot at The Dark

posted in Inspiration on 2011-11-10
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Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

posted in Inspiration on 2011-10-18
People don't buy what you do, they buy why you do it. read more comments

Finally! My Pomodoro Robotlegs timer is here

posted in Inspiration on 2011-09-29
Today I received my Pomodoro Robotlegs timer. Special thanks to Stray and Robotlegs team for this little gem. read more comments

Face substitution

posted in Inspiration on 2011-09-25
This is a technical demo for face substitution technique. The application works in real time and it's developed using the opensource framework for creative coding openFrameworks: read more comments

Diego Blanco works

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Portal: No Escape

posted in Inspiration on 2011-08-24
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8 Hours in Brooklyn

posted in Inspiration on 2011-08-14
"All footage was shot within an 8 hour span in Brooklyn, NYC. Several of these shots will be used in part w/ a series of spots we are directing/producing which will be released sometime in the near future." read more comments

A little bit of something

posted in Inspiration on 2011-08-11
You wouldn't tell Mr. Marks of Spencer how to make slacks or Mrs. Audrey Audi how to build motor cars, would you? So please, Sir, don't tell me I should "bevel" things. Get back to doing what you do best and let me do the web designing. read more comments

The new

posted in Inspiration on 2011-06-09 read more comments

F5 2011 RE:PLAY Film Festival. Inductance

posted in Inspiration on 2011-05-17
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posted in Inspiration on 2011-05-07
A black and white forest is colored in vibrant hues under our eyes except for one sad little panda, which sets off the compassion of an imaginative little boy. read more comments

How We\'ll Layout Websites in 2016

posted in Inspiration on 2011-04-30
Peter (@stopsatgreen) delivered a lightning talk for us on the various CSS3 layout methods being developed by the W3C and his opinion on their potential future. read more comments

Alone on the Wall: Alex Honnold

posted in Inspiration on 2011-04-25
Alex Honnold makes the first free solos of the largest walls in North America. He scales 2,000 feet with only shoes and chalk bag—no rope, no safety, and no room for error. Though he's a superhero on the walls, off the rock Alex is a shy, self-effacing young guy living in his van. He's sort of a Clark Kent-Superman character. read more comments

The KO Hip-Hop Cello-Beatbox Experience: Julie-O

posted in Inspiration on 2011-04-19
"This is a piece called Julie-O by Mark Summer. I took it and made an arrangement for cello and beatbox. I hope you all enjoy it!" read more comments

Mighty Antlers

posted in Inspiration on 2011-04-13
Bachelor film project 2011 from The Animation Workshop.Story: a man drives his car furiously down a narrow road, surrounded by a vast forest. When he encounters a deer in the middle of the road he makes a villainous attempt to ram it. However this particular hit and run has jaw crushing, battering consequencesBy: Sune Reinhardt, Mikael Iln?s, Michael L. Fonsholt, Jouko Keskitalo read more comments

Modular Marble Machines

posted in Inspiration on 2011-03-15
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Living Room - Concept Mr.Beam

posted in Inspiration on 2011-02-17
"We created an unique physical 3D video mapping experience by turning a white living room into a spacious 360° projection area. This technique allowed us to take control of all colors, patterns and textures of the furniture, wallpapers and carpet. All done with 2 projectors." read more comments

Japanese synchronized gymnastics

posted in Inspiration on 2011-02-12
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Time Warp 2011 - Trailer

posted in Inspiration on 2011-01-29
Amazing lineup ... read more comments

Need for speed

posted in Inspiration on 2011-01-23
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Extremely high

posted in Inspiration on 2011-01-23
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Earthrise cinematic by GENIG Studio

posted in Inspiration on 2011-01-22
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Maybe One Day

posted in Inspiration on 2010-12-17
a Rankin and Chris Production / Directed by Chris Cottam / UK / 2009 read more comments


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Bottle by Kirsten Lepore

posted in Inspiration on 2010-12-14
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Ben the Bodyguard

posted in Inspiration on 2010-12-10
http://benthebodyguard.comProtecting your passwords, photos, contactsand other sensitive stuff on your iPhone or iPod touch read more comments

Original Elephant Painting

posted in Inspiration on 2010-12-05
Watch this elephant paint a beautiful image of an elephant holding a flower. You'll be amazed at how her talent unfolds as she carefully completes each stroke. Her mahout talks to her throughout the process as his gentle touch gives her confidence. She focuses on her work and seems to enjoy the approval of the audience and, of course, the sugar cane and banana treats. All of her training has been reward based. read more comments

Azureus Rising - Proof of Concept

posted in Inspiration on 2010-12-01
Azureus Rising is the proof of concept for a science fiction action adventure feature film saga and next gen video game. read more comments

What are you thinking now ?

posted in Inspiration on 2010-11-28
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Film Inspiration

posted in Inspiration on 2010-11-25
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Ethan Law Roue Cyr presentation

posted in Inspiration on 2010-11-16
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Kilian Martin: A Skate Regeneration

posted in Inspiration on 2010-11-15
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Motion portrait

posted in Inspiration on 2010-11-12
3D Facial Simulator. Check out read more comments


posted in Inspiration on 2010-11-10
Check out some new amazing wallpapers here. read more comments

Finger Painting on the Apple iPad from the live model by David Kassan

posted in Inspiration on 2010-11-09
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Amazing caricatures by Anthony Geoffroy

posted in Inspiration on 2010-11-03
[21]Amazing caricatures by Anthony Geoffroy. read more comments

Todor and Petru

posted in Inspiration on 2010-10-28
Interesting clip, mix of animation and live action. read more comments was added in the DOPE\'s recognition gallery

posted in Inspiration on 2010-10-25
Thank you DOPE. Check out here. read more comments

Tomasz Opasinski

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Amazing People Illustrations

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Cartoon characters

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EXODUS (stunning visuals)

posted in Inspiration on 2010-09-06
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Psynai Design

posted in Inspiration on 2010-08-31 read more comments

Pilot Hand Writing

posted in Inspiration on 2010-07-17
Online hand writing » read more comments

Paper Art by Jeff Nishinaka

posted in Inspiration on 2010-07-15
Did you ever wonder what you can do with paper. read more comments

posted in Inspiration on 2010-07-09
Nice presentation of the studio's works. If I'm not wrong they used Papervision3d. Check out here. read more comments

Zigmond III - really funny flash game

posted in Inspiration on 2010-05-04
zigmondCheck out here. read more comments


posted in Inspiration on 2009-10-28
wonderwall read more comments

Fat-Man Collective

posted in Inspiration on 2009-09-06
fat-manfat-man collective read more comments

posted in Inspiration on 2009-10-05
j-exhibit.com read more comments

Любими блогове

posted in Inspiration on 2009-10-04
Реших да споделя най-посещаваните от мен блогове. Напоследък не ми остава много време да ги преглеждам, но все пак:блог за freelancer-иблог за киноизвор на вдъхновение :)много полезни tutorial-и на тема photoshop и други полезни неща (беше много приятно местенце докато не направиха някой от ресурсите платени)класикауважаван от мен програмистедна от най-креативните български агенции агенция с невероятно портфолиоедва ли има някой, който да не познава read more comments

posted in Inspiration on 2009-09-14
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posted in Inspiration on 2009-07-29
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Robert Kaniszewski showcase

posted in Inspiration on 2009-07-22
Robert Kaniszewski showcase read more comments

Industrial design

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posted in Inspiration on 2009-04-20
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posted in Inspiration on 2009-02-06
fl2 read more comments

40 Brilliantly Photoshopped Print Ads

posted in Inspiration on 2009-01-14
40 Brilliantly Photoshopped Print AdsAmazing print ads posted by Check out here. read more comments

Amazing dual-screen desktop wallpapers

posted in Inspiration on 2008-12-11
Amazing dual-screen desktop wallpapers read more comments

Play Auditorium

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Resn - Interactive Agency

posted in Inspiration on 2008-11-28
Resn - Interactive AgencyResn - Interactive Agency read more comments

The biggest site for free cool desktop wallpapers

posted in Inspiration on 2008-11-21
The biggest site for free cool desktop read more comments

The new microsite of AUDI

posted in Inspiration on 2008-11-20
the new microsite of audi read more comments

Panasonic Design Museum

posted in Inspiration on 2008-10-28
Panasonic Design MuseumPanasonic Design Museum read more comments

Portfolio of Edwin Tofslie

posted in Inspiration on 2008-10-24
Portfolio of Edwin TofslieInspirational portfolio of Edwin Tofslie. Check out here. read more comments

Free Amazing Wallpapers

posted in Inspiration on 2008-10-15
Free Amazing Wallpapers Are you looking for a new wallpaper ? Check out here. read more comments

Rice Daubney

posted in Inspiration on 2008-10-07
Rice Daubney » Rice Daubney read more comments

Fat-Man Collective

posted in Inspiration on 2008-09-16
Fat man collectiveNice site by Fat-Man Collective. read more comments


posted in Inspiration on 2008-09-15
Filmefex StudioFilmefex Studio is a special effects facility, where they design and create effects for the motion picture industry. Check out here read more comments

Become a wedding planner

posted in Inspiration on 2008-09-09
wedding plannerDo you wan to be a wedding planner. Here is a place to start from. read more comments

Creative agency Ars Thanea

posted in Inspiration on 2008-09-05
Inspirational blog of Ars Thanea. read more comments

Motion graphics by 2Inside studio

posted in Inspiration on 2008-09-03
"No matter how greatly skilled or knowledgable or visually exciting a motion graphics piece is if the designs can not communicate, it is a design that will be easily forgotton."Hak-Rae, Cho - 2inside studio read more comments

BBH | London

posted in Inspiration on 2008-08-31
Creative brand ideas from BBH | London. read more comments

Great works from Cinemotion

posted in Inspiration on 2008-08-25
Cinemotion is a Bulgarian company that is creating TV adds. Actually I was really surprised when I found out that this studio is from Bulgaria. They made one of the coolest videos for the biggest brands in Bulgaria. Also their flash site looks really good technically. read more comments

Creative navigation by

posted in Inspiration on 2008-08-22
Really creative navigation in The guys from HelloMonday use the flash drawing API to navigate trough the site. I found this site in FWA and decided to check the other two sites by HelloMonday there. They looks really good too: Minus and Gudrun og Gudrun read more comments