Joel Meneses

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One day without plastic. Can you do it?

Take the pledge to go plastic-free on Feb. 21.<p>Like it or not, plastic is everywhere. We sit on it, store our food in it, drink from it, text with it, …

The Story Behind JFK's Official White House Portrait

When Barack Obama's official portrait by Kehinde Wiley was revealed earlier this week, it stood out immediately from previous depictions of …

How Canada Goose Went From Outdoors Outfitter to Fashion Force

The brand has changed a lot in 61 years.<p>Dani Reiss never wanted to be the CEO of Canada Goose. It was way outside his comfort zone. In fact, no one thought he would be—it was never in the plan for him to take over the family business. “I wanted to be a writer, so this is the last thing I ever …

Clothing

Colorful Paper-Cut Sculpture Captures the Diversity of a Coral Reef

French paper designer and illustrator Mlle Hipolyte creates colorful sculptures out of intricately cut paper shapes. Previously mentioned for her three-dimensional animal masks, the artist’s latest piece of paper art is a magnificent, three-dimensional representation of a vibrant coral reef. Titled</i> …

Art

Can You Hack Coral to Save It?

On September 10, 2017, as Hurricane Irma drowned the Florida Keys with a five-foot storm surge and shredded houses with 130 mph winds, David Vaughan, a 65-year-old marine biologist, and Frank Slifka, a 67-year-old maintenance man, huddled inside the Elizabeth Moore Center for Coral Reef Research …

Key West

lim + lu designs a 46 sqm bachelor apartment in hong kong

may 22, 2018<p>the project was designed and developed digitally, before being handwoven by highly skilled craftsmen.<p>the project was designed and …

Hong Kong

What Is the Pantone Color of the Year and Why Is It Important?

The 2018 Pantone Color of the Year was announced this past December and we couldn’t be more excited!<p>In celebration of the new color, 18-3838 Ultra …

Graphic Design

Beautiful Eichler-inspired home draws the eye with a dramatic roof

1/17<p>Avocado Acres House by Surfside Project and Lloyd Russell<p>A coastal infill lot in Southern California has been transformed into a beautiful new …

Design

Free Designer Checklists To See Your Projects Through From A To Z

Video screenshot via Process Street<p><b>Even if</b> you work most productively under pressure, it’s important to stay collected by keeping your work processes …

Gigantic murals of local flora sprout on buildings around the world

These larger-than-life plant murals bring buildings back to nature – and they’re popping up all over the world. Muralist Mona Caron creates these …

Murals

Choose the perfect colour palette for your website

While there are many steps in creating a website, branding is one of the most important. Whether you're working for another company or simply …

Graphic Design

Moya Power seeks to harvest wind power from speeding trains in London

We can harness the power of wind in a field or on the ocean – but what about in drafty train tunnels? 27-year-old Charlotte Slingsby’s startup Moya …

Renewable Energy

The Ocean Cleanup launches San Francisco base in Pacific trash-busting bid

The Ocean Cleanup Project seeks to dismantle the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, guided by an ambitious design concept and the development of new …

Pollution

william / kaven unveils broadway corridor proposal for portland

<b>william / kaven architecture has unveiled proposed plans for the ‘broadway corridor’ in portland, oregon — a project that includes two soaring</b> …

Skyscrapers

Platio unveils next-gen solar sidewalk that can charge electric vehicles

The sidewalks of the future could be paved with solar panels – and the clean energy they generate could power electric cars. Hungarian startup Platio …

Electric Vehicles

Make it Cuter—and More Branding Lessons From the Weird and Wonderful World of Japanese Mascot Design

While there’s no official category for “Most Beloved Mascot” at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, that doesn’t mean the entire country of Japan won’t be …

Japan

Design Workbook Prepares You For Interviews With Notes From Apple, Google, IDEO

Image provided by Solving Product Design Exercises<p><b>Being a designer,</b> of course, isn’t a theoretical process. It takes thorough real-world practice and …

Design

Design Finds: 5 Creative Highlights of the Week

Welcome back to Design Finds, our collection of creative news and interesting things from the past week. This week’s selection takes us all the way …

Graphic Design

New school in India will prioritize happiness and emotional intelligence

You won’t find the students at Riverbend School near Chennai, India in a traditional classroom – they might be in an ideation laboratory or a …

Fear Of Phallus

Last weekend’s <i>New York Times Book Review</i> featured a cover by illustrator Jillian Tamaki of various coupling couples in what once was taboo …

Book Reviews

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Is Dumb. That Isn’t The Worst Thing About It

An honest assessment of the nation’s needs would direct most of our future infrastructure spending on climate change adaptation.<p>It’s one of the only things in our fractured political realm that virtually everyone agrees on. Our country is falling apart, <i>literally</i>. Our bridges are crumbling and in …

5 ways to create better brand imagery

Clever and unique use of imagery can have a transformative effect on a brand's impact. The best logos can create a powerful visual association that …

Graphic Design

What’s the deal with airline logos?

Why is it so difficult to reach a consensus on the redesign of a brand or logo?The post What’s the deal with airline logos? appeared first on …

Graphic Design

Smoked-oak and stone contrast with bright interiors of Copenhagen home refurbished by Norm Architects

Renowned Danish architect Poul Henningsen is believed to have once owned this house in Copenhagen, which local studio Norm Architects refurbished by …

Architecture

How Seattle Is Winning the War on the Car Commute

Despite massive job growth, just 25 percent of workers drove themselves in 2017.<p>Seattle is among the fastest growing cities in the U.S., thanks largely to Amazon’s addition of 35,000 employees since 2010. For all the economic benefits that come with growth, it has also created a variety of civic …

Transportation

What Rebrand Cities + A3 Has Taught Us About the Digital Divide, Privilege and Race - Rebrand Cities

When I set out to connect small businesses and tech opportunities across the country, I knew it would be a rewarding and equally eye-opening …

Crescent moon-shaped home on Chilean coast inspired by traditional boat-making techniques

Chilean studio Pezo von Ellrichshausen has created an incredibly sophisticated cylindrical home that blends in seamlessly with its natural …

Architecture