Jessica Martin

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10 Cheaper Foreign Trips You Can Take Instead of The Usual Tourist Thing To Do

London, Paris, New York - the big daddies of the international tourist clientele so to speak. These places are all wonderful and vibrant and full of …

European Travel

This Is the World’s Greatest Stretch (Seriously!)

Back pain is often the result of tightness in other parts of your body. To loosen up, watch this video to learn how to do the world’s greatest …

To Get More Creative, Become Less Judgemental

The need to do more great work drives many creators. More quality and (or) quantity. Or both. Creativity is a central source of meaning in our …

If You Prioritize Your 2018 Goals This Way, You'll Reach Every Single One of Them

Goals only get achieved when you prioritize them the right way.<p>I am obsessive about the goals I set.<p>Each year, right around Thanksgiving, I start reflecting. I can't help it. Growing up in the Midwest, this is the time of year when the cold settles in, the trees turn colors, and then bare. The …

Time Management

How To Find Work You Love -- And Why Most People Don't Try

When kids are very little we tell them “Be whoever you want to be!” but as kids get older, the message changes.<p>By the time most kids are in middle school, the adults around them have begun teaching them to be practical. Little by little kids stop believing that their grandest dreams can come</b> …

France

12 Best A/B Case Studies On Conversion Rates In Web Design

There’s so much to learn from case studies. They can help you reach conclusions for UX ideas, optimization techniques, and even written copy.For this …

AdWords

The Ins and Outs of a Design Sprint

Finally, a design approach you can't afford to ignore.<p>"We wanted to make the best for the most for the least"<br>- Charles Eames<p>When was the last time …

Find hope for humanity in this video of 65,000 people singing “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Counteracting the current mind-set that everything is terrible, some 65,000 fans waiting for the sold-out Green Day concert in London’s Hyde Park on …

The Reflective Level of Emotional Design

“Few products become iconic in people's lives in the way that, say, the Sony® Walkman® did. The iPod is quickly ascending to that status. Clearly …

Interaction Design

Marie Kondo: How to clear out sentimental clutter

The very personal stuff in our homes is the hardest to lose but unless it ‘sparks joy in your heart’, says Marie Kondo, you should get rid of it. Here she tells us seven ways to effectively deal with the detritus of family life<p>Even if you’re good at clearing the clutter out of your home, the …

Lady Gaga

Why Minimalism Was The Answer To My Anxiety

As one of the most common mental health issues in the world today, anxiety is being called "the plague of our generation." Personally, I've had it …

Minimalism

I Tried a Beauty Editor's Absurd 20-Step Skin-Care Routine for a Month

I am a minimalist when it comes to my skin-care routine. As a magazine writer, I’ve tried everything from the drugstore lotions to the fancy potions …

Skin Care

I Can't Keep My House Clean, What's Wrong With Me?

We all have different standards of how we wish to maintain our homes. But sometimes, no matter how good our intentions and how hard we try, we just …

Artist Saves Up His Recyclable Trash for 4 Years to Create Powerful Photo Project

We often hear about the insane amounts of trash we as a species currently generate, but words and figures don’t make a very big impact on most …

Does Diversity Actually Increase Creativity?

Setting aside social, political, and moral reasons for encouraging a more diverse workplace, there is arguably no better incentive for promoting diversity than the premise that diverse teams and organizations are more creative. But is there actually any evidence in support of this idea? And if …

Designing for Women Veterans: #SheServed Project

As part of SVA Products of Design's partnership with the US Department of Veterans Affairs (and held through the Design Research and Integration …

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

The Next Big UX Revolution Is Quietly Taking Shape–At Work

UX is changing our jobs as we know them. Here are seven key takeaways from a new report on the state of enterprise software in 2017.<p>Think about all the frustrating products you’ve used at work. Expense reporting apps. Outdated CRM systems. Database management tools. In the world of B2B products, UX …

7 steps for summer-ready feet

from nail prep to blister management<p>Summer has well and truly arrived, and with it the prospect of shedding those outer layers and freeing our feet …

Renault creates nail polish that doubles as touch-up paint

Apparently Renault must think the colors available on its Twingo hatchback are pretty fashionable, because the company is launching a line of nail polishes in four Twingo colors. The nail polishes are available in yellow, red, black, and a very pale blue, and they all match the paint colors …

Where You Should Eat, Sleep, And Drink In Rome This Spring

No flowery sentences needed. This is Italy in all it’s messy, crumbling, gelato-eating, pasta-twirling glory. You want to know Italian culture? There are a lot of places to visit. But Rome <i>must</i> be atop the list.<p>€1 = $1.09<p><i>Editor’s Tip: The one Italian phrase you need to know is a simple one, “Io non</i> …

Italy

The One Vitamin You Should Take To Speed Up Your Metabolism, According To A Nutritionist

A slow metabolism can do detrimental damage to your body. Symptoms of a slow metabolism include lack of hunger, weight gain, and muscle pains. Don’t …

The craft and logic of design: 3 levels of craft designers should master

What does it mean to be a designer in this modern era of Sketch templates, fluid grids, atomic systems, and rapidly prototyped interactions? There …

Life Gets (a Lot) Better When You Stop Giving a F*ck

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups “AThe post Life Gets (a Lot) Better When You Stop Giving a F*ck …

Self-improvement

Beauty Bioscience GloPro Review | Allure

I knew what I was getting into, but I tore the box open anyway. I looked at the gizmo inside, and my stomach dropped just a little. The Beauty Bioscience GloPro Microneedling Regeneration Tool — a device that’s supposed to smooth lines — looked more like an instrument of torture than the answer to …

Hundreds of Vintage Posters Are Now Available to Download and Print 100% Free

Soviet propaganda, old liqueurs, and advertisements for 60s airlines— start your printers!<p>If the posters of today still had the look of those of yesteryear, would they still get tagged and trolled as often? Much work today, it seems, lacks the graphic audacity of yore, opting instead for forms and …

Graphic Design

The 14 Best Face Wipes to Cleanse, Hydrate, and Soothe Skin, According to Allure Editors

No matter if you're crunched for time or just lazy AF (hey, no judgment), using a cleansing cloth may be one of the easiest ways to wash away stubborn makeup smudges, sticky sweat, and dirt buildup. Here, we've rounded up the facial cleansing wipes Allure editors love to hoard — and you will, too.

The rules of responsive web typography

Responsive web typography is tough – you need to have both design chops and technical know-how. But however tricky it might be, getting it wrong …

Typography

Pentagram draws on Pink Floyd history to create visual identity for new label

Design agency Pentagram has expanded on iconic album artwork by the duo Hipgnosis to create a visual identity for Pink Floyd Records.<p>The original …

If You Make These Tough Choices Every Day You’ll Never Have Regrets in Life

This post is by Elle Kaplan, Founder & CEO, LexionThe post If You Make These Tough Choices Every Day You’ll Never Have Regrets in Life appeared first …

Motivation