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10 Incredible Typography Artists You Should Know

Typography is everywhere. It’s found on street signs, in the subway, on posters, in magazines, and of course, the Internet. It may sound a little invasive, but most typefaces you see around you have been carefully designed with an aim to express a specific feeling, brand identity, or to help …

Typography

This Genius Hack for Packing Jeans Will Change Your Suitcase Forever

There’s nothing more frustrating than trying to cram your favorite pair of jeans into an already-stuffed suitcase. Seriously, how is it that even the</i> …

Remove these two phrases from your vocabulary to be more successful

For a long time studies have shown how our use of language can affect how we feel about ourselves, using positive mantras for instance can have a beneficial effect on our wellbeing. Now, a professor at Stanford University in America, has found that using the right language can actually make us more …

Stanford University

Fresh Out of Ideas? Science Says You Should Do This | Inc.com

I sat down at my computer to work on my next article for this very Inc. column. After a moment or two, I was still just sitting there -- staring at the menacing blinking text cursor that was dancing on that dreaded blank page.<p>I was stuck. After years of writing various business, career, and …

Creativity

How to lower your bills: Tips from the FBI’s top hostage negotiator

Ever feel like the cable company or your phone service provider is charging too much? Ever feel helpless to do much about it? You’re not crazy.<p>When …

15 Excellent Color Scheme Generator for Designers

Color schemes and palettes look amazing, professional, neat and can be used for so many different things: websites, all kinds of designs, blogging, …

Top 10 Free Graphic Design Software and Online Tools for Beginners

Graphic Design Software are infamous for being pricey and if you are just beginning your career as a Graphic Designer or are looking for casual …

15 small yards with some big ideas to copy

Small patios are nothing to bemoan, as they offer amazing scope for transformation, just like any far larger garden and landscape architects are …

10 Einstein Quotes to Fire Up Your Creativity | Inc.com

Einstein was one of the most prolific creators, inventors and scientists in human history. His mathematician's mind was supercharged with creativity and allowed him to see possibilities, not limitations. He was also fueled by an insatiable appetite to discover, explore and indulge his curiousity, …

Creativity

The Street Art Gallery in an Abandoned Soviet Fortress

What do you do with a 100-plus-year-old fortress formerly under Soviet occupation that isn’t serving a purpose other than to remind everyone of a …

Basquiat: Boom for Real review – restless energy

Barbican Art Gallery, London Self-portraits rub shoulders with party polaroids in a retrospective that exudes immediacy and charm<p><b>Jean-Michel Basquiat</b> (1960-88) is the archetype of the doomed young artist, dead at 27 of a heroin overdose. A film in Boom for Real shows him walking through Manhattan, …

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Need some design inspo? The Smithsonian just digitised 200,000 items for your viewing pleasure

We love free shit, because who doesn’t? What we love even more is visually appealing free shit, and this could be the motherlode. Cooper Hewitt, also …

10 top design-related movies

We all love a good movie, but rather than tune into the latest action film or comedy, why not take a look at some of the many awesome design movies …

Making Your Own Solar Cells from Powdered Donuts?

WikiHow has a piece on how to make a photovoltaic solar cell from some common household ingredients and a piece of conductive glass (which you can buy online). The main ingredient in the cell is a titanium dioxide (TiO2) solution. You make this from the powdered sugar found in white powdered donuts.<p>…

Thomas Heatherwick unveils massive museum carved out of a historic grain silo

Prolific architect Thomas Heatherwick just finished transforming an old grain silo in Cape Town into South Africa’s largest art museum – the Zeitz …

The Art of Space Art

Between 1952 and 1954, the Nazi rocket scientist Wernher von Braun ran a popular series in <i>Collier’s Weekly</i> called “Man Will Conquer Space Soon!”, outlining a manifest-destiny approach to space, the moon, and Mars. The articles were prescient in their analysis of how we might colonize the stars, but …

All the Murals of METROPOLINK Festival in Heidelberg

September 17, 2017<p>Studied Photography at IED in Milan, Italy. Passionate about art, frequent visitor of exhibitions, Widewalls photography specialist …

7 must-read books for design students

Heading off to uni this year, and looking for recommendations for graphic design books to keep you inspired? Maybe you're already studying and keen …

15 Great TED Talks for Sparking Creativity (Infographic)

From graphic designers to painters to writers, these TED Talks are bound to give your creativity a boost.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Need a creative booster? One of your best resources is just a click away. TED Talks provides a variety of inspirational and creative …

Build Your Own Magnetic Levitating Plant

I discovered the Lyfe levitating planter ($229) last year and thought I could make my own for less. I bought a cheap electromagnet on Amazon and posted my first creation on Reddit.<p>Everyone thought it was pretty cool, but I wasn’t satisfied with the levitation distance and stability of that version, …