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Building the Dream | Meet Furniture Designer Cooper Reynolds Gross

It’s possible my friend Cooper is the dirtiest person I know – in appearance, not in his go-to jokes. His "dirty" seems to derive from the motto "my work is my life, and my life is my work". Or perhaps he posits the ladies nonsensically dig the dirt. But he’s done something many artists aspire to – …

Los Angeles

Just my type: how fashion became all about the font

Whatever insiders are allowed to geek out about at any given moment tells you a lot about where fashion is at. Five years ago, when minimalism ruled, it was highly prized to have a shepherd’s knowledge on the finer points of cashmere and wool – distinguishing your <i>Hircus</i> goats from your Andean …

Typography

A Usable Guide to Cognitive Dimensions

Usability is is an assessment of how easy user interfaces are to use. It’s about asking the question: “How easily can users understand and use my …

UX Design

20 smart and affordable wardrobe ideas (that are easy to copy!)

Storage spaces are a must-have in any home, bedroom or living space. But if you have kids, you need to make the storage conducive to the things they …

20 UX Patterns Courses and Free Code Snippets

Are you considering a career in UX? Or you just want to become a better web designer and learn some useful UX techniques? These 20 UX patterns …

Why the sexual one percent is delusional about the power of boning

Among the terrible things 2016 has thrust in our faces—Suicide Squad, overnight oats, Ryan Lochte—is much ado about our nation’s allegedly …

Polish Women Stage 'Black Monday' Strikes to Protest Abortion Law

World<p>Legions of women across Poland dressed in black and went on strike Monday to protest a proposed law that would ban all abortions.<p>Tens of thousands of demonstrators braved the cold and rain to rally in the main square of Warsaw’s historic Old Town and enormous "Black Monday" protests were also …

Europe

What to Look for (and What to Avoid!) When Thrift Shopping

Never sure what to snatch up when you're out thrifting? Or what to put back down? With so much STUFF to see (and potentially purchase) when you're …

Thrifting

4 reasons font matters in communication

What we say and how we say it has a major impact on our audience's response. On a subliminal level, so does font.<p>Typeface, color, weight and point …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work curated by …

Does Smoking Weed Make You Stupid?

<i>This article</i> <i>first appeared on the Kaiser Health News site.</i><p>Five states—California, Arizona, Nevada, Maine and Massachusetts— are voting this fall on …

The Brain

Everything we expect Google to announce at its biggest product launch in history

On Tuesday, the company is expected to announce several new hardware products, including smartphones, speakers, and a new intelligent router.<p>This will be the biggest product lineup Google has ever released. We'll be covering all the action live starting at noon ET.<p>So what's coming? Here's the …

How To Trick Your Brain To Slow Down Time

You may not be able to warp space-time, but you can use these two psychological processes to slow your perception of time.<p>“Where did the time go?” is a question we often ask ourselves. The average life span in the U.S. is 79 years, but some people do a lot more living than others while they’re …

11 Must-Read Books For This October

It’s lit<p>It's motherfucking gourd season, you guys, which means that the days are getting cooler and so there's no better way to spend them than curled up with a good book. While we've already recommended a bunch of great books for you to read this autumn (including new-this-month selections like …

This Designer's Brooklyn Home Will Give You Major Apartment Envy

(Image credit: Kelsey Ann Rose)<p><b>Project by:</b> Luna Grey Interiors LLC <b><br>Location:</b> Brooklyn, New York<p>Interior design clients come with their own wish-lists …

Giant Font Bundle from Hustle Supply Co.

A huge font bundle with 56 vintage inspired fonts.Jeremy Vessey is a Canadian graphic and type designer as well as founder of Hustle Supply Co. He …

The 20 Best White Paints, According to Top Interior Designers

They might be from the same color family, but they're oh-so different.<p>White paint can make or break a room, so we looked to the pros to tell us everything we need to know about the best shades.<p>China White, Benjamin Moore<p>"It seldom fails me, no matter where in the country I use it. It doesn't break …

"Bad Girls Throughout History" will give you all the female-powered motivation you need

Whether it’s her adorable illustrations, whimsical hand-lettered cards, or enchanting mermaid pins, Ann Shen is, without question, one of today’s …

Women's News

How to Choose the Right Stone Flooring, Countertops, and More Photos

Just like wood or glass, stone is a hugely popular element in interior design, and the possibilities for how to incorporate it are endless. Do you want granite kitchen countertops? Travertine flooring? A stone fireplace surround? To find out how to make the most of the material, we turned to Miriam …

Apartment Decor Idea - 8 Ways To Decorate With Textiles

Living in a rental space often means not being able to make holes in the walls, which to some people means they can’t decorate at all. But it doesn’t …

Read Emma Watson's Moving Speech on the State of Gender Equality in 2016

"I don't know if I would have believed you if you had told me two years ago before I made my HeForShe speech that we might have the first female President of the United States..."<p>Two years ago, Emma Watson launched HeforShe at the UN with a history-making speech calling for gender equality (one …

Daan Roosegaarde wins the Design Innovation Medal at London's Design Festival

Dutch designer and innovator, Daan Roosegaarde, has been awarded the Airbnb Design Innovation Medal.<p>The Design Innovation Medal, supported by British …

Pushing Kids Into Transgenderism Is Medical Malpractice

Socially indoctrinating young children toward accepting transgenderism is rampant today in public schools. In Washington state, public schools will …

Foolography's Unleashed is a tiny Bluetooth DSLR controller

German company Foolography has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its latest product, the Unleashed smartphone DSLR remote control, and is showing a …

How the Advertising Agency Model Is Killing Creativity (According to This Global Chief Creative Officer)

It's time to turn the agency model inside-out.<p>If you've ever seen the show "Mad Men" then your idea of what the advertising industry is like probably includes stunning board rooms, perfectly hemmed suits, teams of risk-taking creatives, and of course, big brilliant ad campaigns.<p>According to Mark …

38 Beautifully Designed “Book Covers”

Some 7 months ago we published a roundup with 30 magnificent book cover designs. Today we’re back with a follow up featuring 38 new great book …

Weekly Dose: LSD – dangerous, mystical or therapeutic?

Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is a synthetic chemical made from a substance found in a fungus that grows on rye and other grains, called ergot.<p>In …

Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson: Chicago Will Add 970 Cops

U.S. news<p>The Chicago Police Department will add 970 officers over the next two years, Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Wednesday.<p>Johnson's announcement comes as the curtain raiser to a much awaited speech by Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday unveiling a plan to combat the horrific violence …