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A Pocket Knife that Works like Panther-claws

The way Caswell’s Morphing Karambit knife opens and closes is a thing of sheer beauty. It uses a parallel motion linkage, as opposed to a …

Industrial Design

The Ivy Lee Method Is a 100-Year-Old Productivity Secret

These days, it seems like everyone has a new productivity secret. Download this app! Buy this planner! Try this mindfulness trick! But sometimes, …

Time Management

Learn Anything In Four Steps With The Feynman Technique

With the Feynman Technique, you learn by teaching someone else a topic in simple terms so you can quickly pinpoint the holes in your knowledge. After …

Learning

How Your Sense Of Smell Is Like A Superpower

Your sense of smell is like a superpower. Dr. Alan Hirsch of the Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation explains how you can make the most …

Google Play Music

Your Nose Can Hijack Your Brain

<b>Listen to a podcast interview on this topic with a smell expert on our very first podcast right here!</b><p>Smell is one of your most powerful senses. Five …

The Brain

6 Steps to Go from Procrastinating to Productive

As an entrepreneur, practice saying to yourself, "I will not do the work of my smart, very talented and motivated team."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs and business owners, we have tasks on our list that we'd rather not do. So, we keep moving the goal …

Time Management

Giant Sequoias Are The Biggest Lifeforms On The Planet

Imagine an ocean made of trees. The deeper you walk into it, the taller the trees grow, until finally they're unfathomably large. Their trunks …

Forests

The 5 biggest design agency trends of 2017 so far

Design agencies come in all shapes and sizes, specialise in different areas, and have a variety of complex and often overlapping client …

UX Design

Where Do Ideas Come From? A Short Film by Andrew Norton Tackles the Nature of Inspiration | Colossal

<p>This new short film from filmmaker Andrew Norton tackles the nebulous origins of inspiration. Does a good idea strike like a bolt of lightning, or …

National Endowment for the Arts

Stanford medical student juggles his studies, graphic art and numerous extracurriculars - Scope

I’m a freelance science writer adept at multitasking. But I feel like I’ve been sitting on both hands when I read the jam-packed resume of Stanford …

Graphic Design

Want More Creative Employees? You Need to Offer Them These 5 Things | Inc.com

We've seen the problems that "toxic" organizational cultures create - just look at Uber. On the flip side, we've also seen how innovative cultures like 3M, Amazon, and Google drive dramatic growth.<p>In today's world, products, services, technologies, and business models become commoditized overnight. …

Innovation

IKEA breathes digital life into dying crafts

Old meets new at Ikea's awesome Space10 lab.<p>With such inspiring digital reimagining afoot, traditional craftsmanship will never grow old.

IKEA

The Body Language Of Creative Thinkers

Could your body language during an interview give away the fact that you’re dumb and unimaginative? Stanford scientists think so.<p>You can tell a lot about a person’s mental state just by looking at their body language. Are they laid back, or fidgety? Are they happy, or sad? Are they confident, or …

Creativity

100% solar-powered winery keeps naturally cool with cork-insulated roofs

An off-grid Spanish winery is harnessing the full power of the sun to ripen grapes and turn the fruit into wine. Local studio Munarq Arquitectes …

Design

How Well Do You Know The Typography Of Rock ‘N’ Roll?

For many musicians, the typeface used on an album cover can double as a graphic identity–just look at Pink Floyd. Now, the graphic design studio Dorothy has created two posters that challenge you to match famous bands to their iconic typefaces.<p>Can you distinguish AC/DC’s angular “A” from the …

Graphic Design

Beautiful Graphic Design Erkenntnisweg und Heiliger Geist

Yuta Takahashi shared an incredible graphic design and editorial design project on his Behance profile titled Erkenntnisweg und Heiliger Geist. As he …

Graphic Design

What? You Are Still Doing High-Fidelity Prototype Slowly?

Have you ever spent half a month designing a high-fidelity prototype, but it was denied within a few minutes? So much time and energy have been spent …

Prototyping

Incredible Church in Acapulco Hills

On top of Acapulco Hills, the Sunset Chapel overlooks the bay. This strange church with eye-catching geometric shapes is the work of the Mexican …

Architecture

10 ways design thinking can help you raise resourceful kids

When my son Ben was young, he only ate white food. Spaghetti, bread and popcorn all made the cut; broccoli and peppers, not so much. I couldn’t let it go. I formed spinach into “Shrek pancakes,” told him Batman loved peas and challenged him to string bean eating contests. I knew he loved …

Parenting

The state of enterprise UX design in 2017

Credit: UXPin<p>Think about all the frustrating products you’ve used at work. Expense reporting apps. Outdated CRM systems. Database management tools. In the world of B2B products, UX has historically been an afterthought.<p>But the status quo is changing. Enterprise UX — which refers to the design of …

The Perfect Office - Porsche Design 911 Speaker, Leica TL2 Camera, Office Ideas and more

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. There are so many cool stuff out there that we could assemble infinite perfect office …

Gear & Gadgets

11 Things Every CEO Must Know About Disruption | Inc.com

The first thing to remember about disruption is that it's a two-way street. Either you are the disrupter, or you are being disrupted.<p>This means I mean that if you aren't making things happen for you, or your company, then someone is probably going to put you out of business right under your nose …

Innovation

3 Simple Ways to Give Yourself the Space to Be More Creative

Disconnect, set boundaries, focus on process.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Digital, social and mobile proliferation have expanded the potential for creators like never before. For very little comparative investment, musicians can do live performances for online …

Creativity

Argon Font

Argon Font <b>By: Tom Anders</b><p>Save up to 50%!<p>when you buy two or more marketplace products<p>Marketplace – Save up to 50%<p>Add two or more products from our …

Typography

Here are four things I learned from loving a taker

I'd tried online dating before without much luck, but this girl was somehow different. She had real potential, a vibrancy that seemed to leap off my Tinder screen.<p>You could call her a swipe-right-with-your-fingers-crossed kind of girl.<p>My phone lighted up with a ding a few hours later and sure …

Controversial Logo Designs That Aroused The Graphic Design World

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Left image via Dirty Bird Fried Chicken, right image via Dirty Bird Fried Chicken<p><b>All work and no play</b> makes graphic …

8 free handwriting fonts for 2017

Need to add a personal feel to your designs? A decent handwriting font can really help to add a fun and friendly feel to whatever you’re working on. …

Typography
The Arts

Before & After: New & Old Blend in a California Bungalow

<b>Project by:</b> Karen Nepacena of Destination Eichler <b><br>Location:</b> San Leandro, California<p>Karen was tasked with opening up the kitchen and dining area of a …

Dining Rooms

9 ways to stop overthinking (so that you can start living)

You are one step away from feeling happy. Except that you think too much. Come to think of it – overthinking might be the reason that’s holding you …