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Willem Jonkers: The Fisheye Master Of Street Photography

<b>All Images (c) Willem Jonkers</b><p><i>Willem Jonkers is not quite your average street photographer. His work is rather unique. Although he chases many of the same subjects as the other few million street photographers out there, he does so with an 8mm fisheye lens. This slight deviation from the normal</i> …

Street Photography

Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens

We’ve adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost.<p>Thanks to technology, we’re reading more than ever—our brains process thousands of words via text messages, email, games, social media, and web stories. According to one report, the amount people that read tripled from 1980 to the …

Writing

In 'At Large' photographer Doug Ischar captures gay culture in the 1980s

In the summer of 1986, a young photographer shot hundreds of rolls of film documenting the pulsing rhythm of male bodies in the heat of the …

San Francisco

Font of the day: MounTiane

We're huge fans of typography and are always on the hunt for new and exciting typefaces, whether free fonts or the very best fonts worth shelling out …

Typography

There Is No Rule on How to Write

A Dash of Style: The Art and Mastery of Punctuation<p>by Noah Lukeman<p>Adventures in the Screen Trade<p>by William Goldman<p>APE: Author, Publisher, …

3 Excellent Google Sheets Tools to Enhance Teachers Workflow

July 8, 2015<br>Here are three good Google Sheets add-ons to ease off your workflow and boost your productivity.Some of the things you can do with these …

Education Technology

Photo Challenge: Shooting a Portrait with $1 DIY Light Modifiers

Tokyo-based editorial photographer Irwin Wong is starting a new series of videos titled “Nissin Impossible.” Each episode will feature Wong trying to …

Portrait Photography

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

It’s a known fact that successful people read. Time and time again, successful entrepreneurs and business leaders cite frequent reading as one of …

Material Design Icons, Goodies And Starter Kits

The visual language is based on strong color schemes, clarity and space. Shadows play a central role in creating a three-dimensional feeling on 2-D …

Jason Sheldon: My Response to Taylor Swift’s Agent

After my public response to Taylor Swift’s open letter to Apple, I didn’t quite expect the phenomenal reaction it received. I knew it was …

Taylor Swift

Death to Comic Sans: The Ugliest Fonts to Avoid

Picking the perfect font is no easy task. It may actually be easier to decide what fonts not to use.<p>At least according to Creative Market. The …

A Photo Manipulation Master a Decade Before Photoshop

A new exhibition of Sarah Charlesworth’s 40-year career shows how collaging, recontextualizing, and manipulating images expanded the photographic medium.<p>Perhaps more than any other artistic medium, the definition of photography is constantly shifting with the fluid expansion of technology, new …

Art

Here’s what Apple’s completely different San Francisco fonts looked like in 1984 and 2014

Apple is reportedly set to refresh its upcoming mobile and desktop operating systems with a new font called San Francisco.<p>But turns out this isn’t Apple’s first font named for the city by the bay. When the company debuted the Macintosh computer in 1984, it came with a font called San Francisco …

San Francisco

Popular design news of the week: May 11, 2015 – May 17, 2015

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of …

Air New Zealand

You'll Soon Be Able to Type Everything in Einstein's Handwriting, Thanks to This New Font

Write like a genius.<p>We may not all have Albert Einstein's mental prowess, passion for physics and gravity-defying hair, but soon we'll all be able to …

Typography

Illustrator creates stunning panoramic views on his coffee cups

Some draw on paper, others sketch on napkins, but Australian illustrator Adrian Hogan chose coffee cups.<p>Although disposable coffee cups may not be …

NYCxDesign 2015: Collective Design

2015 marks the third edition of Collective Design’s fair during NYCxDesign and this year it included a host of first-time exhibitors, established and …

Design

How to Survive as a Photographer in Today’s Industry

There was a time in which anyone who could light a photo well was of value, but those people are of no value anymore, says artist rep Maren Levinson. …

Photography

Fighting Climate Change Will Take Economic Innovation, Too

If any of us want to make a dent in the adverse effects of climate change in our lifetimes, we’ll need all hands on deck. That, in fact, is one of …

Sustainability

Northeast is writing, and being written about

For weeks now, I’ve been reading novels set in the Northeast. Call me an ignoramus, but they’re my first peek into lands I have never been. The …

Books

Can Scientists Turn Birds Back Into Dinosaur Ancestors?

We know they evolved from dinosaurs about 150 million years ago, but it remains to be discovered precisely how the DNA of ground-running dinosaurs changed–a transformation that turned arms into wings, produced aerodynamic feathers, and created a beak. It’s possible that some clues to those genetic …

Paleontology

You're Doing Innovation Wrong

<i>The following is a guest post from Brian Quinn, principal at Doblin, Deloitte’s innovation and design practice.</i><p>We’re living in a time of unprecedented change. Every week, some new astonishment fills our news feed—whether it’s autonomous vehicles prowling the suburbs or a computer writing a …

Innovation

Find A Suitable Subject

Have you ever wondered how to create unique photographic abstracts using just your iPhone? While these kind of images look wonderfully impressive and …

Photographer Takes Incredible Self Portraits Posed in Vast Landscapes

Photographer Nicholas Roemmelt reminds us just how big and beautiful our world is with his ongoing series of breathtaking self portraits. Based in Austria, the 40-year-old is lucky enough to have nature that's easily accessible from his backyard. He'll hike the nearby mountain and insert himself …

Photography

25 Fantastic Useful Free Photoshop PSD Files for Designers

Useful free psd web design Photoshop resources psd file free download. We have here Cool <b>Free PSD Files</b> 2015 which are PSD graphics, responsive …

Graphic Design

Marco Rubio Struggles To Explain Whether He Thinks Invading Iraq Was A 'Mistake'

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) struggled to reconcile past statements he has made about the 2003 invasion of Iraq with an answer on whether he thought the decision to invade was a mistake during an appearance on "Fox News Sunday."<p>Last week, Rubio was asked whether he would have still authorized a war, …

Government

8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

Healthy Eating

Sites for Browsing Type Pairings | CSS-Tricks

By Chris Coyier On May 17, 2015<p>Last weekend we did a post on Sites with High Quality Photos and it ended up being a kinda perfect fun weekend thing. …

Typography

The Psychology of Color: How to Use Colors to Increase Conversion Rate

When it comes to persuasion, emotion is the primary target. And nothing – not even words or images – appeals more to people’s emotions than color to …

UI Design