Kristin Lam

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How to Get Free Lumber for All of Your DIY Projects

How to Find Free Lumber<p>Tips for Finding Free Lumber<p>Updated November 21, 2016<p>Getting free lumber might seem like an impossible feat, but with a plan …

Woodworking

Inverting Your Photo in Photoshop for Natural Color Correction

There are plenty of ways you can color correct an image, but here’s a technique you might not have learned before. this technique from In this …

Finally, Full-Color 3D printing... da Vinci Color

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>Full-color 3D printing has been a rare feature, only available on specialized machines that produced mixed results – until …

The Design Value Index Shows What “Design Thinking” Is Worth

IBM CEO Thomas Watson Jr. famously declared “good design is good business.” Jeneanne Rae has the numbers to prove it.<p>In 2013, Rae, founder of …

Design

Leonardo da Vinci’s Visionary Notebooks Now Online: Browse 570 Digitized Pages

Quick, what do you know about Leonardo da Vinci? He painted the <i>Mona Lisa</i>! He wrote his notes backwards! He designed supercool bridges and flying …

Leonardo Da Vinci

200+ Posters From the Golden Age of Graphic Design Are Now Free to Download

Today, more and more cultural institutions have started to offer free art resources to the public through online archives. From high-quality reproductions of antique photographs to museum-approved art books, these complimentary materials promote and exhibit the endless possibilities of Internet …

Art

Designer Spends 9 Years Building the World’s Most Elaborate Paper Plane

Paper planes usually take about a minute to make, but one artist spent a whopping 9 years working on one, and he’s not even done yet. But, then …

San Francisco

A new 3D printer uses vats of gel to create objects in a matter of minutes

Your furniture could soon be made in vats of gel. Researchers at MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab and the furniture company Steelcase have partnered up to design a 3D printer that can create an object in a matter of minutes (typical 3D printers can take hours). Right now, they are in a proof-of-concept …

3D Printing

5 Rules That Will Make You Instantly Suck Less at Design | Inc.com

As Jason Putorti, former lead designer at company Mint.com, once memorably put it, great design can seem like magic pixie dust sprinkled over a product, instantly transforming a so-so experience into something spectacular.<p>That's true, but also kind of intimidating to us mere muggles. Thankfully …

UI Design

Digital Sketch: Axonometric Representation

Through his illustrations, architect Fernando Neyra tackles issues common to the discipline, for example, the need for a means of graphic style that …

1977 EPA Graphic Standards Reissue

Linked Apr. 27, 2017 by Armin<p>Standards Manual, in partnership with Earthjustice and AIGA, will be reissuing the graphic standards manual of the …

Graphic Design

This Crazy Gorgeous Font Evolves As You Type With It

This being a digital age, our lives are suffused with fonts. Just about every word we read is set in a font crafted by an artist, a team of them, or even multiple generations of designers. But for the non-graphic designers among us, who mostly interact with font without a second thought, the …

Typography

7 great planners that will help you stay organized in 2017

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Etsy<p>We are just days away from a new year, and if you want to start off 2017 on the right foot, we recommend investing in a planner.<p>They're a …

Shopping

5 Free Graphic Design Tools To Create Your Own Visuals in 2017

Why would you pay a design agency upwards of $5,000 for one graphic design, when you can create your own visuals for next to nothing?<p>Many startups and new entrepreneurs understand the value of using visuals in their marketing strategy, but how many people are actually going to throw five grand at a …

Infographics

What I learnt from creating The Data Visualisation Catalogue

Before I started working on The Data Visualisation Catalogue, my chart toolbox was limited. I knew of only simple charts like a Bar Graph, Pie Chart, …

Data Visualization