Joshua Argosino

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The 7 Best Apps For Planning a Room Layout & Design

What a time to be planning room layouts! Lucky for us, we now have access to a treasure trove of user-friendly apps to help us create floor plans and …

Five Came Back's Guillermo del Toro on World War II, Immigration and Real Monsters

The Netflix documentary <i>Five Came Back</i> tells the story of how five American filmmakers helped changed the way citizens saw World War II and how that …

Guillermo del Toro’s Guide to Creating the Perfect Movie Monster: ‘No Element Must be Accidental’

"Creation without risk is chitter-chatter," wrote the "Pan's Labyrinth" director from a bench in Paris, naturally.<p>Occasionally, Twitter is a …

Why You Should Use Vignettes in D&D

For several years now, I’ve prefaced almost all of my RPG sessions with a vignette scene. I’ve become a huge proponent of them because when used …

Highlighting Featured Buildings - Shape, Detail and Contrast

Cities and buildings come up a lot in questions. I’ll put together a software specific tutorial on buildings, but today I’m just going to go through …

Mythic Russia

There are tons and tons of great mythic stories in the world. One of the ones I have always found to be interesting, though I know very little about …

Fairy Tales

Ideas for a Post Apocalyptic Campaign in a Fantasy Setting

Dark Sun<p>This brutal and oppressive D&D setting finds players on a dying planet called Athas, where arcane magic is drawn from nature, psionic power …

Board Games

A small two-room apartment that is perfect for a starting family

<i>Perfect Space</i> is the name of the design studio that has literally created this next perfect space, which we will feature in this article. This …

Interior Design

‘Abstract: The Art of Design' review: Netflix series is fast, funny, and without critique

The eight-part docuseries premieres February 10<p>Forget Woody Allen (if you haven’t already), illustrator Christoph Niemann is here to represent the urban neurotic creative. With pictures! Niemann is one of eight subjects of the new Netflix documentary series <i>Abstract: The Art of Design</i>, which …

The Arresting Illustrations of 19th Century Fantasy Artist Gustave Doré

Today is the birthday of the great 19th century French artist Gustave Doré, a sculptor and book illustrator whose work set the stage for today’s …

The Comic Book Art That Destroyed A Marriage

<i>William Blankenship writes,</i><p>In hindsight it all seems a bit silly.<p>Drawing is the only thing I’ve ever been good at. Before I could talk I had a pencil …

Things to Remember when Starting a Design Business

Have you been thinking about starting a design business? With all the outstanding reasons to do so, we can certainly see why. You might be drawn by …

Small Business

'Miss Hokusai' is a sumptuous, sensuous animated work of art

The year is 1814 and a demure kimono-clad young woman walks across a crowded bridge in Japan's capital city of Edo. Have we heard, she asks us, about "a nutty old man" who creates enormous paper canvases and also paints two sparrows on a grain of rice?<p>"That nutty old man," she concludes as, out of …