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A Weekend Apartment for Entertaining Friends

Dubbed Wang’s Weekend Retreat, this 189 square meter (2034 square foot) apartment in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, gives its owner a home to entertain friends …

How I Built a Barbecue Restaurant in Brooklyn: Tales From Opening Day

More<p>How I Built a Barbecue Restaurant in Brooklyn<p>More tales from the restaurant industry<p>It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Not since high school, when I was ogling my leggy English teacher while being bored out of my skull, has this statement rang so true.<p>Throughout this journey …

How to Make Duck Confit

Each week, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.<p>Today: We're conquering confiting -- a French technique for tenderizing even the …

Aspire Brand Identity by Design Devision

The Aspire brand identity by Design Devision, a London based graphic design studio.<p>The Aspire project is dedicated to to develop as well as implement …

Graphic Design

6 pro tips for making DSLR videos you’d actually want to share!

<i>Follow the easy steps and pro tricks in our tutorial below and you’ll be recording better DSLR videos in no time!</i> Think making movies takes time, …

31 Corn Recipes Cornier Than Your Dad's Jokes

Grilled corn, salads, chowders, desserts, and more.<p>Grilled and slathered in charred onion butter, or stirred into creamy chowders and salads—what can't you do with fresh sweet corn? Summer is perfect for eating as much corn as possible, but before you get cooking, internalize these three tips for …

Cooking

Indian Lime Rice

1 cup basmati rice, rinsed until water runs clear<p>1 1⁄2 tbsp. chana dal (yellow split peas), rinsed until water runs clear<p>1⁄4 cup canola oil<p>1⁄4 tsp. …

Curries

How to Make Soba Noodles at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: You don't need any special equipment to make these homemade soba noodles from Tess Ward of The 'Yes' Chef, so what are you waiting for?</i><p>Making …

Elasticity

Bon Appétit's Rules for Going Out to Eat: Where to Sit, What to Order, How to Share

From when to go to where to sit to what to order, these are the rules that (highly opinionated) Bon Appétit staffers insist on when going out to eat<p>We at <i>Bon Appétit</i> eat at a lot of restaurants. A <i>lot</i>. And none of us more so than resident restaurant-goer <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> (the guy ate three dinners a …

Ice Cream

Grid Systems in Graphic Design/Raster Systeme Fur Die Visuele Gestaltung

The book suggestion of this week is titled Grid Systems in Graphic Design/Raster Systeme Fur Die Visuele Gestaltung by Josef Muller-Brockmann and …

8 Things Every Design Firm Should Know About Running A Business

You have two exit strategies: death and quitting. Until then, here’s how to make the most of your business.<p>Almost eight years ago, I sat down with my partner in crime, Gavin Kelly, and we made one of the best decisions of our lives–we started our own design consultancy, Artefact. We were driven by …

You Can Fully Customize This Designer Lamp… By Carefully Breaking It - The Fox Is Black

The Slash Lamp is a brilliant idea by Dragos Motica Studio which gives the purchaser a choice: leave the lamp as is or use a rock, provided with the …

ADMCi, the American Design and Master-Craft initiative

ADMCi – Brand identity design by Eight Hour Day.<p>Minneapolis-based design boutique Eight Hour Day was asked to develop the brand identity design for …

MoMA Design Curator Paola Antonelli On The Dark Side Of Design

<i>Co.Design has partnered with the Brooklyn design studio Hyperakt to bring you Lunch Talks, a video series of conversations with smart, creative people.–Eds</i><p>Design is not something to be taken lightly. Ask Paola Antonelli, senior architecture and design curator at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. …

Boyhood: six quibbles with Richard Linklater's masterpiece

To speak of spoilers in relation to Boyhood is, on some level, counterintuitive. The film is about 12 years in the life of a boy, played by Ellar Coltrane. Spoiler: he grows up. Nothing too bad happens to him along the way. You can tell this from the trailer, the posters and the interviews he and …

Five albums to try this week: Manic Street Preachers, Sia and more

From the Manics going krautrock to some spectacularly glossy pop, here are five new albums for you to consider this week<p>Manic Street Preachers – Futorology (Columbia)<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: These guys have been going for almost 26 years, so it’s always interesting to see what they’ve got in store. …

Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Juicy burgers—from beef, to turkey, to veggie—that you'll want to get on your grill right now.<p><b>Fire up that grill already</b>—it's practically begging for one of these juicy burgers to make that delightful sizzling noise.

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5 Lessons From The Kickstarter Designer Who’s Been Making A Poster A Day For A Year

Alex Proba has dedicated 30 minutes daily to her poster-a-day project. Here’s what other designers could learn from her discipline.<p>Kickstarter designer Alex Proba carves out 30 minutes every evening to make a poster. After long days working on client projects–including, say, bringing Kickstarter …

Custom Letterings and Logos by IndustriaHED™ Branding Co.

A collection of customized letterings and logos created by IndustriaHED™ Branding Co.<p>IndustriaHED™ Branding Co. is a Porto Alegre, Brazil based …

Exposure Basics: How to Choose ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed Settings

If you’re trying to break free from the auto settings on your camera and make an entry into the world of manual, it’s necessary to understand ISO, …

Shutter Speed

4 Steps For Piercing Through The Fog Of A Nascent Idea

It’s easy to get lost in the fog and never make any decision at all. Here’s how to break through and get the most out of your ideas.<p>History is littered with smart people making horribly wrong calls about nascent markets. In the 1940s, IBM’s Thomas Watson (supposedly) said there was a world market …

Workshop Identity – Senior Show Project by Cody Petts

The Makers Union – Workshop Identity Concept<p>The Makers Union is Cody Petts‘ Senior Show project, which was developed at UW-Stout in December 2013. …

Graphic Design

Paper Cut Razor Makes Me Cringe Just Thinking About It

Ah, the cursed paper cut. Scourge of office workers, old-timey readers, and packers of boxes. What possible good could a paper cut do in this world, you might ask. Designer Nadeem Haidary answered that question with a proposition: how about using paper cuts to cut something we actually want to …

Self Promo Mini Ape Figure by Andraditya Dhanu Respati.

Fancy self promo mini ape figure and packaging.<p>Andraditya Dhanu Respati is a graphic designer based in Kyoto, Japan. Illustration, packaging design, …

Homeless in New York: A Public Art Project Goes Underground

Artist Andres Serrano's photographic installation, Residents of New York, at the West 4th Street subway station in New<p>... VIEW MORE<p>An Rong Xu for TIME<p>…

The Most Valuable Photography Tips Ever - Results of a Social Media Survey

I recently asked the following question on social media: “What was the most valuable photography tip you ever received?” Needless to say, I received …

Photography Tips

Gourmet Chocolate Packaging Design

Lapp & Fao – Gourmet Chocolate Postcards.<p>Hamburg, Germany based Studio Chapeaux was commissioned to create a suitable packaging range inspired by …