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Do We Have a Responsibility Towards Sustainable Living?

Kevin Dooley - Flickr Creative Commons<p>Hands up if you walk into a shop and before you purchase anything, think about how it was made? For many people …

Kendall Jenner just started a super inexpensive fashion trend and we want in

When it’s cold out, it’s easy to think about throwing something around your neck. But why not throw on a beautiful accessory on the middle of summer …

31 Perfect Looks To Copy This August

If we had to pick, "keep it casual" would probably be our August outfit motto. That's not to say there's no room for dressing up this month, but if …

Labor Day

How to Reinvent the Classic Trench, the Wool Turtleneck, and Other Closet Mainstays

Time-tested wardrobe staples are enjoying an imaginative second act.<p><i>This article originally appeared in the August 2016 issue of ELLE</i>.<p>From fur-trimmed tuxedo pants to pinstriped suits laced with white bows, time-tested wardrobe staples are enjoying an imaginative second act.

Cara Delevingne, Taking Superhero Style to the Street, Continues to Kill It

“The thrill of acting is making a character real.” So said Cara Delevingne around this time last year, when she covered the July issue of <i>Vogue</i>. Fast-forward to the present, and Delevingne has put her money where her mouth is, all but bringing her latest on-screen persona to life while promoting her …

Model Hanne Gaby Odiele Gets Married in Balenciaga

This weekend, model Hanne Gaby Odiele wed longtime boyfriend John Swiatek in the Catskill mountains of upstate New York. The bride wore a lacy Alexander Wang look from his final Spring 2016 collection for Balenciaga. Never one for convention, Odiele wore low-slung white pants instead of a dress and …

12 Ideas For Decorating A Nonworking Fireplace

No fire? No problem.<p>These nonworking fireplaces spark major design creativity (no matches needed).

Studio Loft / GASPARBONTA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> STUDIO LOFT is a delicate flat in downtown Budapest. Originally a studio of a well-known hungarian …

Amazing giant sculptures made from tin cans - this is 'Canstruction'

21 teams of architects, engineers, and schools have been showcasing their efforts at Canstruction, a sculpture-building competition in Vancouver in which participants create huge displays out of more than 80,000 of donated cans.<p>The charity event has been held each year since 2002. Over that time it …

Sculpture

The Week in Movies - DC Extended Universe in crisis mode, director leaves project, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story character revealed, Oscar winner cast as Lara Croft and more...

<i>The Week in Movies discusses the last seven days in cinema, including the reported crisis happening at Warner Brothers over their DC Extended</i> …

#TheLIST: Surf, Sun and Sand Fashion Essentials

It's getting hot and haute in here...<p>This sunny season make a stylish splash in new swimwear, beach accessories and see-and-be-seen-in sunglasses. Taking cue from some of our favorite Instagram muses, we present the ultimate edit of pieces to ensure you have it made in the shade.<p><b>Shop all swimwear</b> …

Donald Trump rap video: The Daily Show releases song

Over the course of his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has often come under fire for his controversial quotes. In fact, <i>The Daily Show</i> found his …

Graphic Design Firm Creates New Typeface With Molten Plastic And Tarmac

<b>Scottish graphic design</b> firm, O Street, hired one of Glasgow’s best road lining crew to help it come up with a typeface for its new visual identity. …

How Brazil’s design scene has developed its own distinct beat | Financial Times

Against a backdrop of corruption scandals and the worst recession in more than a century, for five days earlier this month São Paulo’s art fair, …

Travelling light: a collection of 70s French lights finds its way to New York

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How Technical Do Product Designers Need to Be?

<i>How technical do Product Designers need to be in order to be effective at their job? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Adam Michela, Designer and Engineer at Facebook, Airbnb, Dropbox, Last,</b> …

What It Takes to Be a Textile Designer

The best thing about block prints—which have cropped up all over, including on our own site!—is that they nearly always seem spunky while still feeling intentional, mature in tone but playful in design. And the pieces that painter-by-training, textile artist-by-chance Caroline Z. Hurley makes are …

Pretty Undercut Designs to Inspire Your Hair Goals

Remember that rainbow-dyed undercut design shaped like a cat that went viral earlier this year? It was posted on Modern Salon's Instagram account and …

Ballet Dancers in The Streets of Cuba

Le photographe Omar Z. Robles, que nous avions découvert il y a un an s’est récemment rendu à Cuba pour photographier des danseurs de Ballet, …

How to Make Your Own Refreshing Summer Shandy At Home

Skip the sugary stuff and mix these refreshing concoctions instead<p>Germans discovered a big summertime secret way before Americans did. In the 1920s, beer-drinking cyclists in Munich started mixing light lagers with equal parts lemonade, and found that the resulting combination—dubbed the …

The 7 Drugstore Sunscreens With Best Customer Ratings

Maybe you haven't been as diligent as you should have been this winter when it comes to applying sunscreen every day. It's okay, we won't tell. But …

Skin Care

The Long-Lost Psychedelic Japanese Cartoon ‘Belladonna Of Sadness’ Has Finally Been Found

Animation has long been the cinematic medium most conducive to psychedelic experimentation; once film was divorced from reality and the people who made it could do anything, many chose to do everything. In the grandly trippy tradition of such fine films as <i>Yellow Submarine</i>, <i>Fritz The Cat</i>, and <i>The</i> …

Here's Everything That's Wrong With Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Audiences flocked to <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> when it opened. Fans loved it, critics loved it (well, not that critic from the Vatican). The latest …

The Difference Between Customer Experience And User Experience

In short, customer experience encompasses all interactions a person has with your brand. Customer experience is measured in overall experience, likelihood to continue use, and likelihood to recommend to others. User experience deals with people interacting with your product and the experience they …

Customer Experience

The Tell-Tale Sign That Gives Away A Clue About How Sustainable Your Jeans Are

Denim has a dirty secret.<p>Shopping for sustainable fashion is tricky, as it is difficult to know much about how an item has been made from the tiny …

Former Warner Bros. Records president: Prince 'was not like anybody else'

Before the platinum records, chart-topping hits, or larger-than-life persona, Prince Rogers Nelson was just an ambitious young musician from …

Fashion's marketing to Muslim women draws ire in France

The years-old debate about designing fashion for Muslim women who follow strict dress codes has reignited in France, raising the question of just …