Eiselle Ty

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Typography nerds will love the revamped Google Fonts site

For years, Google has offered a cache of excellent fonts for use on websites, apps like Docs and for your desktop tools. Now, the site has been completely overhauled with a beautiful interface that makes it easy to find the right typeface for your next design project.<p>Google Fonts now has a brand …

Top 10 Urban Escapes

Some American cities are lucky enough to have units of the National Park System right on their doorsteps, offering recreation and natural beauty within easy reach of millions.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Most people, even dedicated urbanites, need a break …

National Parks

Discover the emotional life of fonts

Typography plays a big role in our every day lives. Your font choice for any project can make a huge difference in terms of how it will affect the …

Here's What Classic Paintings Look Like as Data

In 'Data Visualization,' Yousuke Ozawa reinterprets masterpieces by van Gogh, Magritte, and more as code art.<p>"<i>Son of Man" by René Magritte. Images courtesy the artist</i><p>Artist Yousuke Ozawa peels back the unseen layers of the Internet in his latest image set, <i>Data Vizualization</i>, a reinterpretation of …

How Designers Turn Data Into Beautiful Infographics

Behind the scenes of information architects’ creative processes.<p>The best infographics are clear, easy to digest, and eye-catching. But the process of distilling data into a neat little chart, bar graph, or venn diagram usually requires pages and pages of messy preparatory sketches, which are rarely …

Archaeology of alcohol: Ancient beer, wine, mead, some made at Dogfish Head.

<i>This article originally appeared in</i> New Scientist.<p><i>Resurrecting ancient beers and wines is a subtle alchemy, but Patrick McGovern knows all the</i> …

pão de queijo (cheesy bread bites)

I spent one of the most delicious summers of my life in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I lived in an apartment in the Copacabana neighborhood with three …

Getty's In Focus exhibition snaps the birth of the middle class

As the middle class emerged in the US, so did the point-and-shoot camera. A new Getty Museum exhibition offers a varied family album<p>While the Industrial Revolution upended the social and political order in Europe and America, it also created ungodly working conditions, including 16-hour workdays, …

Art

Ways to Modernism: Josef Hoffmann, Adolf Loos, and Their Impact

The Algorithmic Beauty of Dimitris Ladopoulos' Portraits<p>Twin Peaks Residence: A Balancing Act of Subtle Flamboyance<p>The Avant-Garde meets the Rustic …

Ray Eames & Man Ray, textile design Sea things, 1945. USA. Source 1+2

Ray Eames & Man Ray, textile design <i>Sea things</i>, 1945. USA. Source 1+2<p>428 Notes<p>mirabile---visu liked this<br>• thereminsoul liked this<br>• thecollection liked …

Sweet Potato and Kale Grilled Cheese

<i>Sweet Potato and Kale Grilled Cheese-this grilled cheese sandwich is layered with sweet potatoes, kale, caramelized red onions, rosemary, and lots of</i> …

grilled cheese

From an artist to a journalist: solidarity, Peter Greste

My mural of Peter Greste doesn’t show his plight, but what he’s missing out on – the joy he took in the responsibility of bearing witness to injustice<p>For me, street art is a pop-up on your daily screen – one you can’t click <i>close</i> on. It’s not an advertisement. It’s not something you’d expect to …

Time I

The fallacy of a ‘post-racial’ society

All I want for the new year is the banishment of “post-racial” anything from all social and political discourse. From its first utterance in 2008 to herald the rise of Barack Obama, the concept was misguided and delusional. That giddy moment when Obama won the bitterly fought South Carolina primary …

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

How an Old Swimming Pool Changed the Way We Look at Food

Drought, climate conditions, and pollution are major factors concerning agriculturists. Drought can be overcome with drought resistant plants, …

The Most Jaw-Dropping Space Pictures Of 2014

As Carl Sagan said in Cosmos,"the size and age of the cosmos are beyond ordinary human understanding. Lost somewhere between immensity and eternity is our tiny planetary home."<p>This year was an especially big year for space observation and exploration.<p>In 2014 we've seen auroras transform the sky, …

The role of satire in politics

It is a source of increasing concern to the establishment media that younger people are tuning in to comedy shows like <i>The Daily Show</i> that skewer the …

Comedy

O’Sullivan signals philosophy to be taught in schools

Plan for course in philosophical ‘concepts and ideas’ as part of junior cycle changes<p>Tue, Dec 30, 2014, 01:01<p>Philosophy is set to become a subject on …

Border Crossings

In Search Of A Science Of Consciousness

Any color you choose can be matched by a mixture of short, medium and long wavelength light (i.e., blue, green and red light). This perceptual observation led to the formulation, early in the 19th century, of a neurophysiological hypothesis: The eye contains three kinds of distinct color-sensitive …

The best design articles from 2014

Happy new year to all our readers on Creative Nerds, thanks so much everyone for your support through out 2014. We hope you stick around in 2014 for …

Graphic Design

The 13 best magazine covers of 2014

The art of print design and magazine covers is more important than ever. With cutbacks, iPads, and the internet, it's imperative that art directors, …

Jean Jullien is a French graphic designer currently living in London. He comes from Nantes and did a graphic design degree in Quimper before coming to London. He graduated from Central Saint Martins...

Graphic Design

Learn Fun Facts About Your Body From These Bold, Clever Graphic Posters

<b>UK-based</b> design studio Pâté has created a collection of striking graphic posters that illustrates various little-known medical facts, which serves as …

Design Store: Web & Graphic Design Books, Pantone, Illustration, etc.

This year's <i>Print</i> typography issue, with cover photo by John Keatley and typography by Louise Fili, is a bit different from past editions. Here, we …

Cheers! 6 Sustainable Types of Booze Worth Toasting

It’s not the holidays without some alcohol-fueled revelry, but that doesn’t give us a pass to drown our worries about the planet this …

Alcohol

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

<b>Do a Nighttime Workout</b><br>You know that sweating can help you drop pounds, but you may think that exercising too close to bedtime can keep you up at night. Luckily, that's not true; a 2013 survey from the National Sleep Foundation found that active people are 56 to 67 percent more likely to say they …

The Best Typefaces of 2014

<i>Sean Mitchell is an interactive designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the editor of TypeRelease.</i><p>We’ve counted down our favorite fonts every month this year, and now it’s time to look back at what 2014 brought us in beautiful typography… in no particular order, of course.<p>Selfie is a …

Solved: Why Poor States Are Red and Rich States Are Blue

One of the great conundrums of the American political scene is why the poorer states, colloquially known as “red” states, tend to vote Republican or conservative, while the richer states, the “blue” ones (and let it be said that this is very confusing for this European, for over here the colours …

Economics

12 Easy Cocktail Recipes that Make You Look Like a Pro

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