Charlotta Chan

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The Desktop Wallpaper Project featuring Ben Wallis - The Fox Is Black

Love. It’s a double edged sword. Both wonderful and painful, we can’t live with it and we can’t live without it. As an optimist and a romantic, I …

Long Exposures Capture Acrobatic Dancers in Motion

Artist Jess Chapa-Malacara is both a former ballet dancer as well as a professional photographer. In his long-term project, <i>Dance Prints</i>, he merges these two passions into a technically stunning series that conveys the elegance and swift movements of dancers set against stark black backgrounds.<p>In …

Photography

Wallpaper of the Week by Lex Wilson

The wallpaper of this week is an amazing created by Lex Wilson, an illustrator and graphic designer from Cambridge, UK - currently based in London. …

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 …

Tutorials

Hilarious Photos of Sexy Men and Adorable Cats in Similar Poses

<i>Des Hommes et Des Chatons (Men and Cats)</i> is a single-topic blog that pairs similar photos of attractive men with pictures of adorable cats. The brilliant match-ups feature a variety of heartthrobs (including celebrities like Channing Tatum and Michael Fassbender) posing seductively alongside shots …

Cute

Hilarious Cynicism Conveyed Through Minimalist Illustrations

In this digital age, using smartphones, deciphering icons, and clicking “like” have become second nature. It's inevitable that our minds might begin to apply these many technological trends to everyday life. In his series called <i>Cinismo Ilustrado (Cynicism Illustrated)</i>, illustrator and designer …

Minimalism

Wake Up! Tips To Fight Your Sleepiness — And Win

What is it about cold, dark, wintry mornings that makes starting the day so difficult? If getting up when it's still pitch black out really isn’t …

Awesomely Angular: 20 Geometric Jewelry Pieces

It’s no secret that we’re crazy about geometric shapes. The dramatic lines! The bold patterns! Forgive the swooning, but there’s something just so amazingly modern about these basic figures.<p>We’ve shown you how to incorporate geometric objects into your home, and now we’re sharing how to add the …

Don’t tell the boss…

Phone+Book merges digital and analog in a clever notebook that will be your best friend in boring meetings! Bring the book and included …

An App That Uses Geometry To Help You Break Creative Blocks

Reform is a stylish new app aimed at designers, with geometric puzzles that just might inspire fully formed ideas.<p>First-year undergraduate architect and design majors know the scenario very well. Given a range of flat polygons of different sizes–a circle and triangle or a rhombus and trapezoid–the …

Notification Memo by Big Big Pixel

We see that tiny red circle with a number inside it on a daily basis on our phones, tablets, and computers that notify us of messages and now Big Big …

The Desktop Wallpaper Project featuring Tim Biskup - The Fox Is Black

One of the absolute, very first wallpapers ever done for The Desktop Wallpaper Project was by my friend and artistic hero, Tim Biskup. At the time I …

Marvelous Giraffe Photography

There are many beloved animals in the wild, like koalas, deers and monkeys, but there's one more I'd like to show some love today: giraffe! This …

Clever Minimalist Illustrations Compare Paris and New York

Freelance art director and graphic designer Vahram Muratyan lives between Paris and New York. As a result of his travels and his interest in the frequently visited cities, he began a blog that visually compares the similarities, both obvious and subtle, between the two major metropolises.<p>In the …

Minimalism

NYC Ballet Dancers Perform Atop World Trade Center Roof

Set against a stunning Lower Manhattan skyline, two New York City ballet dancers put on a breathtaking performance atop the rooftop of Four World Trade Center. The piece, entitled <i>New Beginnings</i>, features the newly constructed One World Trade Center building glittering in the background. As a new …

World Trade Center

Funny Illustrations: If Animals and Objects Could Talk

Graphic designer David Olenick gives a window into another world with these humorous illustrations that show us what would happen if objects and animals could talk. The clever works feature everything from a cup of coffee smugly saying, “I own you” to a seemingly happy cat sinisterly proclaiming, …

Digital Art