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The Science Behind Fonts (And How They Make You Feel)

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I’ve noticed how seemingly small things like font and the spacing between …

14 Women Artists Who've Changed The Way We Think About Design

Much like today, the design world of 1950s and '60s America buzzed with big names. Crack open a history book on the era and you'll find chapters devoted to them -- Buckminster Fuller, Frank Lloyd Wright, Isamu Noguchi, Donald Judd, Richard Serra. Except, unlike today, there was a discernible, if …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Think Like an Interior Designer in 7 Steps

Hiring a professional to decorate the inside of your home can be pricey, and might be out of the question for homeowners who are already on a tight budget.<p>You don't have to be a licensed interior designer to think like one, though. There are ways to be your own best design ally -- it just takes a …

Home Decorating

To Thrive As A Design Marketplace, Think Like An Engineer

AHAlife’s key to staying power? A disciplined business strategy, superior data analytics, and its founders’ backgrounds in engineering.<p>Launching a curated online marketplace is risky business. Margins are low. It’s hard to control quality when you don’t physically hold any stock. And with a retail …

eCommerce

10 Modern Architecture & Beautiful House Designs - Sketchy Sloth | The one and only portal for Sloths

In our architecture section we showcase hand-picked contemporary house designs along with beautiful architectural concept designs from all over the …

9 design ideas for small living rooms

A small living room can feel fabulous with a smart design and layout. The scale limitation is actually an advantage in many ways. Small interiors are …

18 Home Offices That Will Give You New Decor Goals

Working from home. Forever.

Summer Stripes! Inspiration Courtesy of Coco Chanel, Audrey Hepburn, and More

The once humble Breton stripe rose relatively quickly to true fashion staple–dom from its previous role as a French seamen’s slip-on go-to, and for both how and why, one need not look much further than the always fashionable ABCs—that’d be, Audrey (Hepburn), <b>Brigitte (Bardot)</b>, Coco (Chanel). Though …

Coco Chanel

The future of typography in Web design

In modern Web design, we’re seeing five typographical trends emerging:<p>Extreme size (large and small)<br>• Superimposed on images<br>• Creative use of simple typefaces<br>• Custom typeface<br>• Artistic fonts<p>These styles are not mutually exclusive, and in fact are usually combined (as we’ll explain later).<p>In this article …

You Can Buy Glasses Inspired By Famous Typefaces

Any competent print designer can name a typeface at a glance. But can they name a typeface hidden in a pair of eyewear? That’s the question.<p>Because a new collection of glasses by ad agency Wieden+Kennedy’s Tokyo arm and retailer Oh My Glasses turns Eurostile, Optima, Friz Quadrata and Serif Gothic …

Typography

Will McBride exposed at the Galerie Au Bonheur du Jour

A series of unseen images that capture the freedom and sensuality of photographer, Will McBride is on display at the Galerie Au Bonheur from March 11 …

Photography

8 Subconscious Behaviors That Are Keeping You From Having the Life You Want

Every generation has a "monoculture" of sorts, a governing pattern or system of beliefs that people unconsciously accept as "truth." It's easy to identify the monoculture of Germany in the 1930s, or America in 1776. It's clear what people at those times, in those places, accepted to be "good" and …

Happiness