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10 Free Apps To Make Your Life (Or A Bad Blind Date) Easier

Photo: Courtesy of unroll.me.<p><i>Introducing LadyBits, an ultra-cool collective of tech journalists who look at the world with smart, lady lenses. And</i> …

Entire Eucalyptus Tree Displayed at Gallery of Modern Art

This site-specific installation aptly named <i>Eucalyptus</i> is a real eucalyptus tree located at the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, Australia. Although it has been taken out of its natural environment and placed in man's, this tree still retains its inherent serenity. There are seats in the gallery …

Art

Spise Typography Project

I tend to spend hours on Behance, 500px and Flickr every day. It amazes me the amount of incredible work we can see on those sites, and also how …

Graphic Design

Ecology Series – 3D Illustrations by Erwin Kho

Ecology – Digital Illustration Series.<p>Ecology is a series of 3D illustrations by Rotterdam-based illustrator and polygon wizard Erwin Kho. The …

Submit Success: How to Avoid Procrastination and Get Your Core77 Design Awards Entry Judge-Ready

Procrastinating is way too easy when there are holiday parties to attend, gifts to buy, and Christmas-themed baked goods to consume. But the …

Procrastination

2013 Year in Review: Where I Work

Our Where I Work column allows us a chance to look inside the world of a designer or design professional to see where they make it all happen. Their …

Hand Drawn Rotoscoping Gifs and Other Animation Experiments by Matthias Brown | Colossal

<p>I recently stumbled onto the Tumblr of animator Matthias Brown who shares his numerous experiments with rotoscoping and other animation techniques …

Vege-Table Cutting Boards by Alessandra Baldereschi

It’s soup-making season and these fruit and vegetable shaped wooden cutting boards with colored profiles make chopping a little less of a chore. …

Woodworking

Best Art Posts of 2013

10. Urban Geode Street Art<br>An art project that places small art installations made from shiny paper into random cracks, crevices, and holes.<p>9. …

Art

Interview with Dave Foster

Dave Foster is a type designer based in Sydney, Australia whose work brought my attention while looking for typography works on Behance. It's really …

Typography

Graphic Design by Kyle LaMar for the “Rebels In Paradise” Brand Identity

Rebels In Paradise.<p>A nice graphic design project by Kyle LaMar for the “Rebels In Paradise” brand identity. Kyle LaMar is a very talented graphic …

Sites of the Week: Barley, AppDock, BrightByte and more

I really love the sites selected for this week. Take a special look on three of them, Oregon Football HQ, August and the Janne Koivistoinen's …

Web Design

Best Interior Design Posts of 2013

10. London Studio Becomes a One Bedroom Apartment<br>A London studio apartment that came with a small sleeping platform was renovated into an airy one …

Core77 2013 Year in Review: Digital Fabrication, Part 3 - What Designers Did

<b>Core77 2013 Year in Review</b>: Top Ten Posts · Furniture, Pt. 1 · Furniture, Pt. 2<br>Digital Fabrication, Pt. 1 · Digital Fabrication, Pt. 2 · <i>Digital</i> …

Product Design

Logos and Logotypes by Brendan Prince

Logo Design.<p>A collection of logos and logotypes created by graphic designer Brendan Prince. Some of the logos were created for clients and some for …

Gorgeous Palette Knife Paintings of Flowers by Carmelo Blandino

Most of the time, fine artist Carmelo Blandino uses oil on canvas to create beautifully detailed paintings of flowers. His <i>Single Flower Series</i> explored the delicate beauty of individual flowers while his more recent flower series takes on a more messy approach. How and why did he completely switch …

Painting

Photographer's Girlfriend Continues to Lead Him Around the World

<b>Praktik Hotel – Madrid, Spain</b><p>Russian photographer Murad Osmann continues to be led around the world by his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in his ongoing <i>Follow Me</i> project. With her back facing the camera, Zakharova eagerly holds the hand of her photographer boyfriend, guiding him through various …

Barcelona

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

Innovative and Practical Motion Sensor LED Strip Lighting by e3light

This lighting project began its first developments in Spring of 2011 when the owner of <b>e3light</b>, <b>Flemming Viktor Andersen</b>, was making a total renovation …

All You Can Feel: Images of Recreational Drugs Exposed to Film Negatives by Sarah Schoenfeld | Colossal

<p>Whether you’ve tried mind-altering substances or not one thing remains true: we all have an idea of what a drug feels like, be it imagined, …

Essential Creative Wisdom From Ron Howard, Guillermo Del Toro, Joss Whedon, And 9 Others

When it comes to making things, there’s a lot to be said for relying on intuition. Some of the greatest creative work ever made has been the result of people simply feeling their way through a project to figure out what works best. At the same time, there’s a reason so many artists undergo informal …

Daily Inspiration #1637

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Digital Art

Abduzeedo Happy Holidays Art in Illustrator and Photoshop

One of the best ways to learn is by practicing and trying to recreate styles and effects that you like. We have been doing this here on Abduzeedo …

Graphics

Eleven things you didn't know about Apple

From the design team's obsession with unboxing to satanic pricing and the world's most unlikely mullet, there is more to Apple than meets the eye<p>The company behind the ubiquitous iPhone and iPad is famously secretive, but there a few little known facts about the California-based company.<p>1 Steve …

An Illusion of Time

At first, the 3P clock might appear to be for your bedside table, but take a closer look and you’ll see something entirely different. It’s a clever …

The 16 Best Photo Essays Of 2013

One of the best things about writing for a website dedicated to art and design is you’re never short of great pictures to look at. Even by that standard, though, 2013 was an embarrassment of riches when it came to fantastic photography, and Co.Design was particularly lucky to be able to play host …

New York City

The 10 Best Design Books Of 2013

No matter how convenient Kindles are, they will never do justice to beautifully printed, full-color art and design books. (And reading them often doubles as a workout–the big ones require serious biceps to even lift.)<p>See more of the year’s best design: <br>Branding <br>Houses <br>Interfaces <br>Apps <br>Photo Essays …

Books

Intriguing Photographs of a Woman Living in the Shadows

<i>Be a Woman</i> is a series of photographs where simple movements like combing one's hair or reading a book are transformed into beautifully dramatic gestures. Created by photographer Hanna Seweryn, each image features a bright glowing light that illuminates the shadow of an elegant female form behind …

Photography

The 15 Best Design Essays Of 2013

Some people think design is all pretty flourishes, but it’s about a lot more than that: design encompasses not just the visual appearance of a thing, but also the intent behind it, and the experience of being exposed to it. These qualities are what makes design such an important medium through …

Branding

2013 Year in Review: Designer Desktops

January 2013 by Lisa Congdon: “Design is where science & art break even.” –Robin Matthew \\\ DOWNLOAD<p>February 2013 by Wesley Bird: “The only thing …