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The Best And Worst Branding Of 2014

Plus: The year’s top essays and stories on branding<p>Great branding is more than a logo. It’s more than a list of acceptable fonts, too, or even some 100-page PDF containing everything from measurements on proper margins to deep verb-subject-adjective explorations on writing the proper “voice.” Great …

Pictures of the Week 10.30.14

German street artist CASE, known for his hyperreal murals around the world, incorporates hands as a recurring motif.

Artist ‘Bordalo II’ Brings Trash and Found Objects to Life on the Streets of Lisbon | Colossal

<p>For the past few months Portuguese artist Bordalo II (previously) has been stalking the streets of Lisbon looking for heaps of trash. Using mounds …

Colored pencil art tips, Lee Hammond, art advice, drawing lesson

Last week I had the pleasure of teaching a five-day seminar on “The Joys of Colored Pencil.” While that may have been the topic of the class, the …

Pedagogy

The fabulous and fantastical designs of Kristjana S Williams are taking the world by storm...

There are patterned fabrics, and then there are patterned fabrics. And then there are the designs of Kristjana S Williams. The Icelander’s vivacious …

Nairn beach in September

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Denise LaRue Mahlke’s Vermilion Cliffs and Other Scenes of the Desert Southwest

Whether she’s painting Gulf Coast marsh grasses, towering vermilion cliffs or other scenes of the Mountain West, Denise LaRue Mahlke is sharing her …

Hiking

Chicago, IL artist Celeste Rapone #artistaday

Celeste Rapone earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts from the Illustration Department at the Rhode Island School of Design. She also earned a Masters of …

Design

Travel Photo of the Day

Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery above to see stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.<p>Have a gorgeous travel photo of your own to share? Submit it for the gallery at …

Pictures of the Week 8.14.14

What I Learned In My First Year as a Product Designer

<i>Alvin Hsia is a Product Designer at Edmodo. This post originally appeared on his Medium blog.</i><p>For the past year, I’ve had an incredible experience contributing to the design team at Edmodo, a K-12 education startup backed by Greylock Partners, Benchmark Capital and Union Square Ventures. While I …

Mystery of Who Placed White Flags on the Brooklyn Bridge Solved

Two Berlin-based artists have taken credit — and provided evidence to back up their claim — for swapping out two giant American flags over the …

Animals Formed From Moiré Patterns by Designer Andrea Minini | Colossal

<p>Milan-based designer Andrea Minini (previously) recently completed a new series of animals illustrated with textured moiré patterns, creating an …

Hand cut leaf artwork | Omid Asadi

Iranian artist Omid Asadi uses needle and cutter to create impressively intricate leaf artworks. The beautiful cuttings depict icons of the past, …

Héritage Collection | Maison Martin Margiela

<b>Maison Martin Margiela</b> presents <b>Héritage</b>, a new line of jewellery inspired by traditional, emblematic family jewels. The collection recasts the …

Solitaire

Weather Pictures From Your Shot

In this photo gallery see supercells descend in the Midwest, clouds roll over glassy water, and a storm in the mountains crescendos with a spectacular rainbow.

Travel Photography

25 of the world’s most creative statues and sculptures

Our cities are full of majestic monuments, stunning sculptures and artistic statues, each having a story to tell. Thousands of them have been made …

Art

Remarkable Macro Photograph of a Hummingbird by Chris Morgan | Colossal

<p>Photographer Chris Morgan snapped these great macro shots of hummingbirds in 2011 at Bosque De Paz, a 3,000 acre privately-owned biological reserve …