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12 amazing content marketing ideas -- no blogging allowed

Are you set up for success in 2016? Join 2,500 real estate industry leaders Aug. 4-7, 2015, at Inman Connect in San Francisco. Get Connected with the …

How to Increase Your Post Reach on Top Social Networks

Do you want more people to see your social media posts?<p>Have you thought about investing in social media advertising?<p>With targeted ad campaigns, you …

Social Media

​3D Printing in Space Is Really Hard

Long-haul space missions are going to need a way to produce their own supplies.<p>One day in the future, humans might jump ship from Earth and move to space. But with resupply missions from Earth proving both lengthy and costly, we'll need to produce our supplies in space. What will we need for that? …

Edward Norton’s Cameo on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Is Too Good to Miss

I’d feel guilty telling you to skip past <b>John Oliver’s</b> <i>great</i> segment on infrastructure just to get you to the cameo-filled fake trailer at the end. Especially since Oliver’s whole point is that people overlook the importance of bridge, road, and tunnel maintenance because it lacks sex appeal. So …

Original WHIPLASH Short Film, Starring Oscar Winner J.K. Simmons

A Web Font of 600 Free Vector Icons

DumboUI Free UI Kit<p>Free PSD Bootstrap Basic Elements, <b>300 outline icons</b>, <b>350 solid icons</b>, and plus the <b>social media icons</b>.

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL - Oscar Movie Review Special

Kids in India Are Sparking Urban Planning Changes by Mapping Slums

A new project aims to give young Indians a voice in the city-development process.<p>Every kid likes to draw. But in India, young people living in slums are using their sketching skills to spur urban change.<p>As part of a broader civic campaign centered on "child clubs," groups of children are creating …

The 2015 Oscars: Best Picture Movie Review Roundup

From American Sniper to Whiplash.<p>With the Oscars ready to be handed out this weekend, let's take a look back at our reviews of the eight 2014 movies …

These Posters For 2015’s Oscar Nominees Are Made Entirely From Stock Images

Most of the posters for the 87th Annual Academy Awards’ Best Picture nominees aren’t nearly as original as the films they advertise. (One even falls into the “white people almost kissing” movie poster cliché trap.)<p>But in what’s become an annual tradition, called Oscar Pop!, designers at stock photo …

Boyhood by the Numbers: Which Mason Is the Best Mason?

How does the goatee-wearing teenage version stack up against the dreamy six-year-old? We dared to rank them.<p>The groundbreaking nature of <b>Richard Linklater’s</b> <i>Boyhood</i> has received much praise, and will probably get a few Oscars coming up on February 22. And while Linklater and his actors did a …

40 Sexy Typography Posters to Stimulate Your Creativity

In this time and age when wall designs and table knick-knacks are used to produce Instagram-worthy photos, typography and hand-lettered designs are …

10 hipsterish fonts you can download for free

We all know that selection of the fonts play vital role in making a design worthy. Hence it is essential to pick the right font for your design. If …

6 TYPOGRAPHY TRENDS WE’LL SEE IN 2015

Advertise here with BSA<br>TweetCover Image by TarynWeb design has come a long way in the past few years. Full-screen videos on homepages, responsive …

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★★☆☆☆<p>Romantic comedy convention is condensed into forty-eight hours and a single apartment in Max Nichol’s debut, <b>Two Night Stand (2014)</b>. Analeigh …

'Better Call Saul' Season 1, Episode 2 Review: Dios Mijo

<i>Spoilers for AMC’s ‘Better Call Saul’ and ‘Breaking Bad’ follow.</i><p>Last night we met Jimmy McGill, the man who would become Saul Goodman of <i>Breaking Bad</i> fame.<p>Jimmy, played by Bob Odenkirk, is a struggling attorney, a once-upon-a-time conman, and a bit of a loser. He can’t pay his bills. His office is a …

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★★★☆☆<p>Western narratives have long been fascinated with fate, beguiled by those moments in the past where a decision irrevocably changes the direction …

Twitter Experiencing Massive Growth: New Research

Is Twitter part of your social marketing mix?<p>Are you wondering about Twitter’s growth potential?<p>Twitter’s foothold with television audiences and …

18 unmissable design events in 2015

As the global festival season starts to swing into gear, we bring you 17 of the best creative conferences, festivals and celebrations happening …

How to Add Typography to Your Instagrams Like a Pro

Sometimes, just the right words, designed perfectly, can make a photo better than any filter can. You don’t have to be a graphic designer to pull off slick typography that’ll have your followers moved to double-tap. Just download any one (or all) of these apps to complement your Instagram …

Typography

This Month in Typography

Welcome to this month’s roundup of type-related info and entertainment. Today, we make Helvetica cookies, tumble for ligatures, uncover a …

Font of the day: Auberge Script

Here at Creative Bloq, we're big fans of typography and we're constantly on the hunt for new and exciting typefaces – especially free fonts. So, if …

87 years of Oscar -- in 5 charts

Forget December: This is truly the most wonderful time of the year, provided you’re a movie nut. (And if you aren’t… uh, what are you doing here, …

30 Romantic Movies To Stream This Month

It's February, and you know what that means. Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and it may seem like all anyone is talking about is love, …

Entertainment

11 Things I Didn't Know About Typography Before

Coming from a Computer Science background, I never had any education about Typography. I’ve never even heard of it even when I was already making …

Canva’s Ultimate Guide to Font Pairing

<i>Choosing one typeface isn’t so hard, but how do you choose a pair, or maybe three?</i>Whether you know it or not, different font combinations create …

Fonts of the Month: January

As usual we bring you the best fonts released this past month. Seems 2015 will be a very active month on typeface releases, January was an incredible busy month for some type-foundries, and we got big launches of beautiful fonts.<p>One of the best part of a new font is: Discounts!. For the first time, almost ALL the fonts released have big discounts up to 90% off, so better check the details of this lovely fonts:<p>If you like it, check the fonts of the past year: fontsoftheyear.com

6 Ways to Give Your Website a Visual Refresh

For plenty of small businesses, the design of your website may be towards the bottom on your list of priorities. It’s fully functional and gets the …

The Basics of Drawing Type & Creating Your Own Handwritten Font

Ever wanted to give your digital layouts and designs a truly personal touch? In this tutorial we’ll look at how you can create a font from your own …

Typography