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This Video Will Make You Swear to Never Skip the Sunscreen

We've all heard the warnings: Excessive sun exposure isn't healthy, and it can lead to skin cancer. But it's hard to pay attention if you can't really see the negative effects with your naked eye. Well, consider this your wake-up call.<p>In an effort to urge others to wear more sunscreen, videographer …

Fun Truth Facts Graphics

It is always nice to bump into a cool website. While reading my regular feeds I discovered Kind of Normal - Truth Facts and had a blast checking …

Graphic Design

The Most Unique and Fashionable Baby Names For Girls and Boys

What better place to get stylish baby name inspo than the fashion world?<p>Selecting a baby name that feels truly unique in 2017 is no easy feat. Luckily, the A-list and fashion set has the art of stylish baby names down pat. Whether you’re expecting a baby girl or boy, get inspired by these …

Why VC Firms Are Snapping Up Designers

Irene Au, former head of Google’s user interaction team, is the latest designer to make her way to a venture capital firm. Here’s why VCs are so hot for designers and how consumers could ultimately benefit from the trend.<p>Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, one of the world’s most prominent VC …

Design

81K Designers Shaping The Website Design Industry With Webydo’s Professional Code-Free Design Studio.

Appealing to the professional and savvy designer, Webydo is the leading online design studio that enables designers to create, manage and publish …

Car UX Inspiration

Designing interfaces is all about how to create the easiest way for the user to control machines. Most of the time we think about software, but if we …

8 Wallet-Friendly Getaways

A roundup of affordable vacation destinations around the world<p>We've rounded up more affordable alternatives to pricey vacation destinations around the world, from the new European Riviera to the fashion set's Mexican beach spot

Ralph Lauren

Banksy's New Mural Mocks Smart Phone Distracted Lovers

Banksy, the most recognized street artist of this era, had been quiet since his whirlwind tour of New York City last fall. Well, he's up to his old tricks again, and his website was recently updated with a new piece that's painted on a quaint stone wall on Clement Street in Bristol, United Kingdom. …

Streetwear

Ask E. Jean: How Can I Turn My Career Around?

I have an art history degree but am currently working the longest string of temp jobs in history!<p><b>Dear E. Jean</b>: I'm currently working the longest string of temp jobs in history! I am 29, have a degree in art history, have temped most of my adult life, but, though I received excellent grades in …

Creative Director, Art Director or Designer? - The Fox Is Black

The other day Josh Benedikt, a talented UX/UI designer on my team at Disney, sent me an email with a link that said, “I feel like I understand your …

Barocook

Whether you're backpacking through the bush or riding the rails, you need to eat. When stopping at a café just isn't an option and carrying a cookstove and fuel isn't convenient, the opportunities to enjoy a hot meal or beverage become scarce. Luckily, the Alpine-minded innovators at Korea's …

Kitchens

12 Ways Lemons Can Make You More Beautiful

You know what to do if life gives you lemons… make DIY beauty and skincare products! Okay, so the phrase might not be as catchy, but it’s way true: lemons are natural toners and cleansers, making them the go-to for everything from brightening your hair to banishing oily skin. Plus, they’re …

Skin Care

How to Pronounce Designer Names 101

Bazaar's A-Z cheat sheet to help you tackle Moschino, Hermes, Miu Miu and more. Plus, see round two.<p>Ever found yourself stuck for words when trying to pronounce some of the trickier names in the fashion lexicon? Us too. And, we figured, if we find it hard, then pity the poor woman who has a normal …

The Power of the Hoodie-Wearing C.E.O.

If you’re a billionaire in Silicon Valley, you can wear what you want on your feet. Mark Zuckerberg, the C.E.O. of Facebook, has made numerous public appearances in a hoodie and Adidas slide-on sandals. Sergey Brin, a co-founder of Google, is not shy about his Vibram FiveFingers barefoot-style …

Bacon Jam Means It's Time For Second Breakfast

Photo: Courtesy of Cooking With Cakes.<p><i>Christine Fischer of Cooking with Cakes may not be a pro chef, but that doesn't mean she's a mere novice in the</i> …

Sometimes The Best Thing For Your Career Is Stepping Away From It

Even the glamorous world of modeling can lead to burnout, disillusionment and a feeling of unfulfillment. Luckily, there are plenty of models setting a great example by simply taking some time out to reevaluate and set their own definitions of happiness and success.<p>And it seems their risks paid …

Man Builds Home for $11,000 Using Local Found Materials

Kayaking instructor and boatbuilder Brian Schulz embarked on an ambitious construction project that took him about a year and a half to complete. The end result is a beautiful home in the woods that cost only $11,000! Inspired by Japanese architecture, the <i>Japanese Forest House</i> (as Schulz aptly …

Rustic

Did Polaroid Screw Up The Real-Life Instagram Camera?

Polaroid copies Instagram copying Polaroid, poorly.<p>Polaroid’s story over the past decade or so has been an ironic one, to say the least. Buffeted on all sides by cheap digital cameras and smartphones, the instant camera maker opted to stop production of its iconic analog camera and instant film …

Mobile Photography

8 Celebrities Who Went Through a Seriously Awkward Phase

Joe Manganiello had an awkward phase. We have the photo proof.<p>Many “flawless” celebrities soldiered through an adolescence marked by lanky frames, …

The Night Out (Original Version)

Vintage Stencil Style in Photoshop

Last week we posted a tutorial showing how to create simple artwork in Illustrator and then in Photoshop we added a few effects to make it look old …

Workplace Bullying: It's Real And On The Rise

Illustrated by <b>Sydney Hass</b>.<p><i>Full disclosure: sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our morning routine or how to make</i> …

11 Things You Never Knew You Could Find At Costco (PHOTOS)

I signed up for a Costco membership solely to purchase those velvety, space-saving hangers. (A box of 35 costs only $9.99!) I had no intention of weaving my shopping cart through the mega wholesale store for more than one hour until I spotted some surprising wares in the aisles.<p>I'm talking Prada …

Articles about modern high rise town house tel aviv on Dwell.com - Dwell

Six stories high, crowned with a pool, and with a direct lineage back to the Bauhaus, a new town house in Tel Aviv manages to...<p>How a Bay Area architect who toggles his time between the coasts found his home away from home in a modern Manhattan high-rise.<p>With their light, white house that owes …

Architecture

Honey Pumpkin Biscuits

<i>Beth Kirby of Local Milk carries her Southern heritage -- and the ingredients, dishes, and recipes that come with it -- with her wherever she goes. Every other Monday, that place is here.</i><p><i>Today: If you're going to stray from a traditional buttermilk biscuit, this is the way to do it.</i><p>I’m a buttermilk …

How do you get a job as a designer without going to design school? - The Fox Is Black

That’s the question posed in this Quora thread with some rather smart answers to go along with it. As an untraditionally trained designer who didn’t …

Parametric Architecture Rattles The Italian Alps

With the Paramount Alma Residence, PLASMA Studio places a contemporary and well considered wake-up call in a sleepy town of quaint chalets.<p>Tucked away in the northernmost part of Italy’s South Tyrol province is the picturesque town of Sesto. The thousand-year-old hamlet sits at the base of the …

Green Roofs

Infographic: 8 Of History’s Biggest Design Failures

In graphic detail, this new timeline shows just who’s making a mistake in thinking those who design buildings can do no wrong.<p>Frank Lloyd Wright famously observed that “A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.” And that was long before the …

Frank Lloyd Wright