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20 Free Photoshop Layer Styles for Creating Beautiful Text Effects

Photoshop Layer Styles are a set of pre-configured commands that will take basic text and will quickly create typographical works of art for you. …

Letterpress

Playful Web Design & UI/UX for Superlative Store Concept

We are taking a look at the concept by designers Stugbear and Shota Xaxaleishvili on a store concept called: Superlative. They have worked on the web …

Interaction Design

What should a new designer know about typography? – Muzli - Design Inspiration

What are the most important typography terms?<p><b>Readability</b> and <b>personality</b>.<br>Typography is to convey correct information to the audience effectively. To …

The Interface Game Project - Fun Web Design Challenge

We love to feature great projects to inspire our community and to push ourselves to become better. We also support everyone that does the same and …

Graphic Design

5 Contemporary Designs that Completely Redefine the Chair

(Image credit: Studio Allt)<p>One of my favorite things about home design is the wonderful variety of ways in which clever designers have re-invented …

Puma by Rihanna Creeper ‘Velvet'.

FOOTWEAR FIX: Adidas Tubular Defiant.<p>Remixing the fashion ingredients of the Tubular into a fresh feminine-specific design, the women's Tubular …

Articles about 6 slab tables around world on Dwell.com - Dwell

According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, minimalism can be summed up in a single sentence:...<p>If you’re bored of solid ground and want to try out a life on water, then these international companies will give you the tools...<p>Shipping container hotels—quite …

Help an Artist Recreate a Legendary Sculpture Using 3D Printing

Umberto Boccioni's destroyed artwork 'Spiral Expansion of Muscles in Movement,' could experience a revival, thanks to British artist Matt Smith.<p>With the help of 3D printing, British artist Matt Smith plans to bring back Umberto Boccioni's lost, 1913 Futurist sculpture, <i>Spiral Expansion of Muscles in</i> …

Buy and Sell Sneakers on Slang

Sneakers started as a utilitarian answer to the need for performance shoes in athletics, and over the last 60-odd years, they have transformed from functional footwear to status symbol to even art pieces. Sneakers are a culture with nuance, rich history and regional varianceand ever since they have …

Drone Captures Amazing Footage of the World’s Largest Cave in Vietnam

Photographer Ryan Deboodt recently took his DSLRs and camera drone into the Hang Son Doong cave in Vietnam, and what he captured has an otherworldly feel. The locale is the largest known cave in the world, and its interior might not be what you'd expect. Instead of appearing dark and rocky, Hang …

Vietnam

Why Banksy Is (Probably) a Woman

The world's foremost street artist is a social justice warrior and a viral media master. She could be anyone.<p><i>Banksy Does New York</i>, a new documentary airing on HBO on Nov. 17, opens on a bunch of scofflaws trying to jack an inflatable word balloon reading "Banksy!" from the side of a low-rise …

Listen to “Bother” by Les Sins, Side-Project of Toro Y Moi - The Fox Is Black

Chaz Bundick of Toro y Moi fame has a new project out called Les Sins, going for a more dance-oriented sound. He was inspired by folks like Mr. Oizo …

Mother, a surreal animated short film

Mother, a surreal animated short film that shows you a psychedelic otherworldly space.<p>This amazing animated short film named ‘Mother’ was designed …

Animation

5 Entertaining Factoids from Art Basel’s, Well, Silly Art-Fair Yearbook

Art Fairs<p>Uninspired, even goofy at times, the new yearbook has a few bright moments.<p>,<p>Art Basel | Year 44,MCH Messe Schweiz (Basel) AG / Courtesy Art …

11 Call of Duty Game Changers in Advanced Warfare

Sometimes, change is good.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>The trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has dropped and it made one thing very apparent - …

Great, Now Even Light Bulbs Are Spying On You

Philips’s new lighting system can talk (and beam ads) to you at the grocery store.<p>Here is Philips’s vision for the future of the grocery store. You enter the store. You take out your phone, and open up the Philips app. You’re presented with a map of the store, along with your precise location in …

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Aces High: Where to Buy Affordable Art

Enter any Manhattan art gallery and chances are the price tags will be more shocking than the artwork on the walls. But, across the East River, of …

Leading Designers At Square, Dropbox, And Flipboard On How To Land A Dream Job

Six mistakes designers make in interviews with startups, and how to avoid them<p>I continue to be excited by the number of startups that value design and create wonderful environments for designers to learn and grow. At the same time, designers are realizing the right startup can be an amazing place …

This Deep Down Prologue trailer is pretty neat

It's been awhile since we've heard anything about Capcom's online next-gen game <i>Deep Down</i>. I played their Tokyo Game Show demo, but that demo was so …

The best video game trailers of 2013

<i>Check here for more from GamesBeat’s 12</i> <i>Days</i> <i>of the Best and Worst of 2013</i><p>If you want to sell a video game, you need a great trailer. Creating buzz for a new title is about getting your potential audience intrigued and excited — or simply just making them smile. That’s why so much time and effort …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Amazon reveals "octocopter" drone delivery system

Online retail giant Amazon wants to deliver packages to your door via a new helicopter drone delivery service the company is calling Prime Air. The service, first announced on <i>60 Minutes</i> last night, is a product of Amazon's R&D department and is years away from becoming a commercial reality, CEO …

Xbox One can see your PENIS?!

Watch Jon Stewart's Epic Rant Against Chicago Pizza

In honor of New York City's One World Trade Center being named the tallest building in the U.S., besting Chicago's Willis Tower, <b>Jon Stewart</b> fueled NYC-Chicago rivalry with an epic rant against Chicago's deep dish pizza. "<b>When I look at your deep dish f*ckin' pizza, I don't know whether to eat it or</b> …

The Secret Lives Of Cosplayers

What happens when you photograph a furry in his native habitat? Things get real.<p>These days we call it cosplay, but whether it was parents embracing Krampus to punish children during Yule or trick-or-treaters donning masks to score candy on Halloween, people from different cultures have long found …

Garrys Mod - YogPrix Part 6 - Gold Bars

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

Steam Machine REVEALED! - Inside Gaming Daily

Banksy’s Street Art Comes to Life in Clever Animated GIFs

From the Upper West Side to Staten Island, Banksy has certainly been making the rounds along the streets of New York with his <i>Better Out Than In</i> project. In reaction to the British street artist's handiwork, fans have been flocking to see the art in person, taking photographs and interacting with …