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7 Quick Tips for Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom can be a powerful tool in your photography workflow. There are a lot of features that are included, but as a new user or even someone …

Tutorials

21 Free, Easy-To-Use Design Tools And Resources For Marketers

Is it just me, or is picking out the art to accompany a blog or social media post sometimes more difficult than the writing itself?<p>Everyone, …

These festive holiday cards are perfect for the typography enthusiast

These holiday cards are perfect for the font lover in your life. And yes, we know you have a font lover in your life.<p>Milan-based illustrator and …

Typography

These DIY Camera Tricks Will Save You Money And Up Your Game

Setting up a full camera operation can cost a fair chunk of change. A pro DSLR alone can set you back thousands. Buying all the gear needed to take truly pro quality shots sends the final bill into 5-digit territory — and that’s not even getting into the time it takes to hone those skills. Luckily …

32 Fantasy Movies Every Nerd Needs To See Before They Die

Magic is everywhere.<p>1. "<i>Pan's Labyrinth</i>. If you can get past that it's a foreign film, it's an amazing movie. It's scary but also beautiful. If you've never watched it, you should. You won't regret it."<p>—Heaven Mullins , Facebook<p>2. "<i>The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus</i>. It's Heath Ledger's last role. …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

5 great new illustration tools for April

Illustrators, graphic designers and other artists are probably too busy with a logo design or your latest mood board to keep tabs on the latest apps …

This Functional DIY Stirling Engine Is Basically Just Paper and Cardboard

And it can run off of as little as a bowl of warm water.<p>A tiny Stirling engine is one of the coolest desk toys you can have. Since it requires nothing more than a difference in temperature to get going, you can just throw it on your laptop, charging phone, or even put it in your hand to make it go. …

Crafting

Ingenious Shirt Uses Recognizable Icons to Help Break Language Barriers When Traveling

Traveling is a fantastic way to learn about the world, but it's made significantly harder when there's a language barrier. ICONSPEAK wants to ease your frustrations with their ingenious solution: a shirt that displays common (and therefore recognizable) icons across the world. Simply point to a …

13 secret Seattle parks to seek out - Curbed Seattle

There are more than 400 parks, spread across more than 6200 acres of park land, in Seattle, but sometimes it seems like we're all just going to the same ones. If we're not a Woodland Park we're at Cal Anderson Park or over in Discovery Park. It's easy to just stick to what you know.<p>But Seattle is …

Hiking

Danish design students create sustainable waste bins to solve public trash problems

<b>The award-winning DropBucket is a recycled cardboard trash can that can be reused and/or recycled.</b><p>For some product designers, necessity is the mother …

The beginner’s guide to UX prototyping

Prototyping, as a concept, has been around since before the Internet. Typically, people developing a new physical product would first build the …

The Winner of Our 1-Hour Design Challenge Is....

Which versatile kitchen tool wins all the marbles?<p>Our tendency to buy groceries and waste them along with shrinking kitchen spaces and a large influx …

10 Stunning Photo Ideas for Your Next Vacation

Even novice photographers can go pro with these tips.<p>Taking pictures is pretty much a given when going on vacation, but before you settle for average-looking selfies, take a cue from the pros. These Instagram photo experts post the kind of wanderlust-inducing pics that you tag your friends in. Take …

Landscape Photography

Presentation Design: 15 Ways to Deliver the Perfect Message

<i>To persuade, inspire, or inform with a presentation requires well organized and perfectly tailored content.</i>You may have the most accurate research …

These Are the Year’s Best-Designed Kitchen Tools

Every year, since 1955, an international jury of experts and academics has come together in Essen, Germany, to vote on the best-designed products of …

The Process: Müll

<i>by Carter Zufelt</i><p>Utah-based industrial designer Carter Zufelt hated seeing plastic bags littering his favorite hikes, so he developed a process to …

Five best Seattle pho spots — and how to eat it correctly

You’re eating your pho all wrong.<p>You likely turn the broth into a cesspool of sriracha and hoisin sauce. You likely dump in so much basil and bean …