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10 Useful TED Talks Every Designer Must Watch

Design, in general, is one of the jobs that receive the biggest flow of daily inspiration. Each day you encounter advertisements on the street, modern architecture, and commercials with stunning graphics. It’s easy to get lost and overwhelmed.<p>If you’re seeking for professional inspiration, provided …

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200+ Free Vintage Resources to Replenish your Design Toolbox

5/5 (1)<p>This style in all its manifestations has become increasingly popular amongst the hipster subculture. But it is even more widely used in …

It’s open enrollment time: What to know about Obamacare costs

<b>JUDY WOODRUFF:</b><p>This Sunday marks the beginning of open enrollment in the health insurance marketplaces that were created as part of the Affordable …

Are You A Freelancer? Confused About Hourly Rates? Use This Calculator

Figuring out your hourly rate as a designer can be a huge pain. Worrying whether you’re over- or undercharging is tedious, and then there’s the pressing issue of whether your rate will allow you to pay rent and eat. Website design management service BeeWits has created a quick and easy hourly rate …

Newly Named Guggenheim Fellows Reflect on Landscape Photography

Maroon Bells Sunrise, Aspen, Colorado, 2012<br>©Arno Rafael Minkkinen / Courtesy of Edwynn Houk Gallery, Ne<p>1 of 24<p>Winning a Guggenheim Fellowship is a …

Danny MacAskill releases breathtaking Isle of Skye tricks video

Watch footage of trials rider Danny MacAskill risking life and limb on the Isle of Skye's notorious Cuillin Ridge<p>Danny MacAskill's has made a name for himself as one of the world's most fearless trial cyclists by documenting his exploits in a succession of YouTube videos since 2009.<p>It all started …

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These Travel Instagram Accounts Will Inspire Extreme Wanderlust

Toronto native Tom Ryaboi—better known by his Instagram handle @roof_topper—has “been on more roofs than Santa Claus,” shooting gorgeous, …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

A Powerful Look At Veterans’ Tattoos–And The Stories Behind Them

When they return to civilian life, veterans often struggle to cope. Tattoos tell their stories.<p>Tattoos have become so mainstream over the past few decades that it’s impossible not to walk down the street without seeing at least a little ink on someone’s body. But credit for the tattooing trend …

A Rare Look at Design Genius Jony Ive: The Man Behind the Apple Watch

<i>How Apple’s under-the-radar design genius, Jonathan Ive, has found the way to our hearts.</i><p>I first catch sight of Jony Ive across the Apple campus, in a plain Dodger-blue T-shirt and white painter’s pants, in conversation, nodding. The head Apple designer, who brought you the iMac and the iPad and …

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Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Mark Seliger's greatest portraits - in pictures

If you are a star, Mark Seliger will have photographed you – and that includes presidents.<br>The photographer knew exactly how he wanted to capture Barack Obama when he took his portrait in 2011:<br>"I had this idea of photographing him from the front and back. Obama's only concern was that the back angle …

The 10 Best Design Books Of 2013

No matter how convenient Kindles are, they will never do justice to beautifully printed, full-color art and design books. (And reading them often doubles as a workout–the big ones require serious biceps to even lift.)<p>See more of the year’s best design: <br>Branding <br>Houses <br>Interfaces <br>Apps <br>Photo Essays …

Pay As Little As $1 For More Than 30 Typefaces

Name-your-own price bundles are all the rage. A collection of creators pool their products in one big package, and shoppers get to name how much they want to pay for it. Consumers get a bargain. Creators get to sell to a mass market. It’s an all-around good deal, which is why we’ve seen bundles for …

Schumacher and Rosberg Take to Nürburgring in Mercedes-AMG F1 Car, AMG Road Cars

What’s life like for a successful, retired F1 driver? Just ask Michael Schumacher, who isn’t exactly whittling away his remaining days in a rocking chair. He recently gathered with former Mercedes-AMG Petronas teammate Nico Rosberg, as well as retired racing drivers Bernd Schneider, Bernd …

Game of Thrones’ Weiss and Benioff on Getting Hooked

Can’t watch just one? The program’s showrunners talk to Andrew Romano why.<p><i>Game of Thrones,</i> now in the midst of its third swashbuckling season on HBO, …

65 Books You Need To Read In Your 20s

The books that will move you, inspire you, make you cry, make you think, make you laugh. Even if you read them in high school or college, you'll have a different perspective on them now that you're Out In The World. (Trust me.)<p><i>With extra-special thanks for their suggestions to the BuzzFeed</i> …

The Money Shot

The sale of Instagram to Facebook for a cool billion in the spring of 2012 was the ultimate Silicon Valley fairy tale: 18 months from launch to offer. But, for co-founder and C.E.O. Kevin Systrom, it was more of a roller-coaster ride, with several missed opportunities, at least two “aha” moments, …

Brilliant Words Of Advice From 14 Great Graphic Designers

A new book anthologizes the wisdom of the most influential designers in the world.<p>It’s late in the day, you’ve been working on a project for weeks, and you’re stumped. The client meeting is in hours, and you’ve got tons of ideas, none of which seem to be quite right. Then, self-doubt creeps in: …