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10 Great Branding Identities Show How To Design A Striking Business Letterhead

<b>While we</b> mostly communicate via emails at work these days, printed letters remain relevant and are much more likely to impress clients than an</b> …

Graphic Design

3 months ago I threw everything away — and it's taught me surprising lessons about minimalism

It's been three months since I threw everything out. I've lived in four different places. I haven't paid rent anywhere.<p>I always have benefited from the kindness of others.<p>That doesn't mean I couch surf. But after 20 years of being good to people, I realized I had never let people be good to me. Now …

Moniker x Designer Fund Bridge Poster Series

Le studio Moniker, basé à San Francisco a été approché par Designer Fund, un groupe d’investissement qui aide les designers en développement …

8 Simple Décor Updates That Can Transform Any Room

Are you ready for a room refresh but have more dash than cash? You're not alone. Our wallets are often less enthusiastic about our aesthetic needs …

10 Affordable Ways To Fill A Large Blank Wall

It's big, it's intimidating, and nearly every apartment for rent in Baltimore, MD, or Houston, TX, has it. No, we're not talking about that pile of laundry that you swear you'll get to soon -- it's that glaring, huge white wall. Even if your landlord lets you paint, an unadorned expanse can make …

Using Nature's Design Principles to Create a Radically Sustainable Food System – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

MISSOULA, Mont., Jun. 28 /CSRwire/ - Hundreds of students and professionals answered the call to help fix our broken food system by looking to nature …

Yahoo releases new Yahoo Sports app with modern Material Design interface

Yahoo already had a Sports app on the Play Store, which until yesterday enjoyed the brand's signature purple icon and "Yahoo Sports" name. Now, that …

Design Thinking: A Manual for Innovation

What if there were a formula to create innovative products, experiences or services? I’m not talking about incremental improvements; I’m talking …

Making designer furniture with scrap wood was "totally new", says Piet Hein Eek

<b>Most Loved:</b> in this exclusive movie, Eindhoven designer Piet Hein Eek says the furniture he started making from recycled timber in 1989 took off …

Furniture

Home Landscaping Ideas To Inspire Your Own Curbside Appeal

Create a beautiful yard with the help of others. From the back to the front, your yards need a lot of work put in for most of the year. Designing, …

Landscaping

A’tolan House, An Excellent Seafront Home, Built In A Perfect Symbiosis With The Surrounding Nature

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Design Book: Pretty Much Everything by Aaron James Draplin

Draplin Design Co. – Pretty Much Everything, a new design book by Aaron James Draplin!<p>Now it’s time for a new book recommendation. Aaron James …

Graphic Design

Minimalism rules - I decided to get rid of all the stuff I had, and learned to live more with much less

Since the dawn of the industrial age, those of us in so-called ‘developed’ countries have been led to believe that production, consumption and growth …

12 Distinct Examples of Ceramic Design

In a modern-day world, <b>ceramics</b> have a thousand and one different uses and applications. You might be surprised to learn that ceramics play a …

Design

How To Raise Your Data-Viz Game Without A Design Degree

Good Charts may look like “Edward Tufte for Dummies,” but it might also be the design manual of the year.<p>The best design books, like the best designers, value pragmatism over purity. My Edward Tufte books look great on the coffee table, but <i>Good Charts</i> will be joining <i>Design Is a Job</i> on the bookshelf …

Data Visualization

Sustainable Home Rooted in its Lac Grenier Setting

Paul Bernier Architecte completed <b>House on Lac Grenier</b>, a sustainable, innovative residence on a lakefront site in Estérel, Canada. The construction …

Architecture

Reinventing the Mattress, Silicon Valley Edition

What happens when programmer guys go shopping for mattresses? They toss and turn at night and dream up schemes for disrupting the industry. Two sleep …

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DIY Marble Art Project For The Walls

Happy Friday, Decoist readers! Did you catch my geo outdoor wall art post earlier this week? If you’re looking for another DIY wall art project to …

Before & After: A Grimy Garage Shelf Turns Into a Storage Showpiece

Griffin calls this project, "simple but transformative." Her goal? More storage in her mom's office. She started with this basic, industrial shelf …

Visually Appealing Lake Shore Weekend Home Engaging Breezy Surroundings

A lake shore weekend home provides a powerful dose of “spectacular” and since we need that once in a while, we yearn weekend retreats where …

350 Square Feet For $22k: The Tiniest, Most Brilliant Home We've Seen

Inside one couple's dream home, and the space-saving tactics they used to squeeze everything into the tight space<p>Inside one couple's dream home, and the space-saving tactics they used to squeeze everything into the tight space. Plus check out more cool tiny homes.

Why You Should Rethink Staying at a Hotel This Summer

Instead of a hotel room, spend your next trip sleeping in one of these chic, harbor-side spots.<p><b>A yacht in Los Angeles, California from $595 per night.</b><p><b>A sailboat in Nantucket, Massachusetts from $185 per night.</b><p><b>A houseboat in Baltimore, Maryland from $200 per night.</b><p><b>A houseboat in Key West, Florida</b> …

Modos Modular Furniture System Eliminates the Need for Tools

Our lives are constantly shifting and changing, so why shouldn’t our personal environments adapt as necessary? Sometimes we just need an extra shelf …

Furniture

7 Secrets of the Most Productive Meetings

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>During a busy workweek, the last thing any manager needs is a wasted hour due to an unproductive meeting.<p>Managers need to make every minute count. According to a March 2012 survey by Salary.com, 47 percent of workers say their …

Time Management

Young People Are Less Likely To Be Homeowners--In Large Part Because They Are Not Getting Married

The homeownership rate is falling. The homeownership rate among the young is falling. But it is not entirely clear whether this is because home-owning is less available for the young (perhaps because of student loans), because the young do not want to be homeowners, or because young people are just …