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A Quiet Place’s sound designers on building its very loud silence

“Viewers are not used to a stripped-down environment, where they can hear themselves breathing or crunching on popcorn.”<p>Few horror movies have gripped moviegoers this year quite like <i>A Quiet Place</i>, director John Krasinski’s tale of a world where making too loud a noise will lead to your death at the …

Girl Challenges Herself To Draw A Self-Portrait In 50 Cartoon Styles, And The Result Is Unbelievably Spot On

If you aren't stepping out of your artistic comfort zone, you probably aren't improving. A year ago, 24-year-old Sam Skinner decided to take her …

Jeff Bezos is so rich that spending $1 to the average person is like $88,000 to him — here's what spending looks like when you're a billionaire

At this point, the richest man in the world is more focused on ways to spend his $130 billion fortune than acquiring more money.<p>At a recent awards event hosted by Axel Springer and Business Insider US editor-in-chief Alyson Shontell, Jeff Bezos suggested finding ways to "deploy this much financial …

Jeff Bezos

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

Graphic Design

10 Useful Material Design Code Snippets

The material design craze is taking the web world by storm. Every month I find new sites running on the material style using frameworks or custom UI …

Scientists Make Coldest Liquid Water Ever, And It's Weirder Than They Imagined

You’re definitely familiar with water’s freezing point: 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Celsius). But that’s not the coldest water could be. …

Horrifying image generator turns your doodles into super weird cat pics

What if your terrible cat drawings could look like the nightmarish real thing? Well now it can.<p>Christopher Hesse has created an image-to-image …

Delicate Paper Calligraphy Showcases a Cheerful Alphabet

Find your paper-cut initials in Sabeena Karnik’s delicate typeface and calligraphy pieces.<p>For the last 10 years, Sabeena Karnik has worked in the paper medium, pushing its boundaries and experimenting with its different capacities and styles. It wasn’t until a few years ago that the artist stumbled …

How To Design For Millennials, According To Ikea

Festival tents, anyone?<p>Two new collections are hitting Ikea’s shelves and online stores in February: the PS 2017 collection, a limited-edition series of stylish, adventurous pieces, and the Spridd line of housewares and accessories festooned with dizzying graphics. Both were “designed for free …

19 Ingenious Design Books to Inspire You in 2017

• Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<br>• Date of Publication: 01.01.17. 01.01.17<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>The best design books have …

The world's most beautiful airport terminals – in pictures

The beauty and design ingenuity of airport terminals – where travellers spend so much of their time – are celebrated in a new photography book, <b>The Art of the Airport</b>

Travelers

These are all the horror movies you should watch on Netflix in October (if you dare)

The list of reasons we’re looking forward to October is so long that we’ve written an embarrassing amount of articles covering the topic. It’s the …

The 10 Best Wireframing and Prototyping Tools for Designers

Wireframe becomes more and more important as it will make it easier to communicate ideas and cut down project cost. The prototyping tools for designer …

Prototyping

3D-printed iPhone case gives you perfect Pokemon aim every time

Not everybody has mad Pokemon skills. Some of us can't throw a Pokeball straight to save our lives. People like us need a little help to catch them all. The Pokeball Aimer is a 3D-printable iPhone case designed to guide your Pokeball-throwing finger into the correct position every time. Don't think …

These dystopian cityscapes were all designed by a computer program

The London-based programmer and designer is the mastermind behind a newly released series of computer-generated cityscapes that look straight out of the movie "Inception."<p>"I was interested in the idea of 'creating' a virtual city, but realised I could never design such an amount of detail," Brown …

How do cats always land on their feet?

Those are some stunning acrobatics from an African Caracal. <i>(BBC's "Life in the Air")</i>

Kanye West album will top charts after Tidal exclusive ends

If you guessed that Kanye West's short-lived decision to make <i>The Life of Pablo</i> a Tidal exclusive would hurt the album's chances... you guessed correctly. Music industry forecasters now expect Kanye's latest to top the <i>Billboard</i> charts for April 23rd, which will include the first results from other …

Disney has 6 'Star Wars' movies planned through 2020 — here they all are

"The Force Awakens" takes place 30 years after the events of 1983's "Return of the Jedi." The First Order has risen from the fallen Empire and the Resistance is fighting back. Featuring a group of characters from the original trilogy alongside a new team of young Rebels, "The Force Awakens" is the …

The Tiny, Secret Treasures Collected by a 5-Year-Old

5-year-old Calder is a quiet, thoughtful child. After each day at school, he comes home with his pockets lined with precious things—flowers, …

10 Colorized Vintage Photos of Famous Landmarks Being Built

Colorizing retoucher Jordan J. Lloyd of Dynamichrome took vintage photographs of global landmarks under construction and added color to them to give …

This Photographer Lit Landscapes at Night Using LEDs on Drones

For his new project <i>Lux Noctis</i>, photographer Reuben Wu lit and photographed landscapes at night by mounting powerful LED lights to GPS-enabled …

Abandoned Disney World Park is a Real-Life Dismaland

Disney World has been engrained as a vacation destination for families since it opened in 1971. With that imagery comes thoughts of 3-hour waits in …

Artist photographs toys in the fantastical scenes you imagined as a child

Now that you're an adult, chances are you don't play with toys much anymore. But why not? Is it because you don't want to, or because society will …

A Photographer’s Digital Journey to Produce a Lake of Shattered Mirrors | Colossal

<p>Swedish photographer Erik Johansson had a vision for a digital photograph of a lake shattering like a mirror, an image he wanted to produce as …

Couple and Their Baby Create Epic Star Wars-Inspired Photo Shoot

This cosplaying couple has taken cuteness to galactic extremes with a recent <i>Star Wars</i>-inspired photoshoot. Victor Sine and Julianne Payne made a four-hour trek to the Jakku-like backdrop of Utah's Little Sahara Sand Dunes, where photographer Robert Lance captured them in epic portrayals of the film …

Star Wars

Photographer Captures What Happens When Dancers' Bodies Turn Off

"I am not interested so much in the movement but in the moments before it starts and after it’s over."<p>A dancer's body, when in motion, is a magnificent machine. Every limb, every arch, every glance conspires to turn a human being into a supple sculpture, a living shapeshifter, whose every …

Playful Still Lifes Inspired by Warhol and Pop Culture

Mexico City-based photographer Paul Fuentes has long found influence in the work of Andy Warhol, bringing the tenets of Pop Art—irony, kitsch, and …

Amazing photos capture how faces change after 1, 2 and 3 glasses of wine

Wine fans will undoubtedly appreciate this fun photo project which captures how faces change when alcohol has been consumed.<p>Brazilian photographer Marcos Alberti captured his friends when they had drunk one, two and three glasses of wine and these are the amazing results.<p>He explains how his 3 …

Antique Photos Were Used to Make This Realistic Footage That Looks 85 Years Old

Instead of rebuilding cities like New York, Boston, Detroit, and Washington, D.C. like a CG dinosaur, Alexey Zakharov used a technique where he …

Toyota's Setsuna is an amazing wooden concept car designed to last generations

Debuting at Milan Design Week next Monday, Toyota's Setsuna is probably the most unique concept car to debut from a major automaker this year. If it's not obvious from looking at it, this adorable little roadster is made almost entirely of wood — Japanese cedar and birch, to be specific — and was …