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36 eBooks on Computer Programming from O’Reilly Media: Free to Download and Read

This past week, we featured a free course on the programming language Python, presented by MIT. A handy resource, to be sure.<p>And then it struck us …

Artistic home with Pyramid view

Today’s <b>homify</b> account features a residential project from the house of the London based interior designers & decorators <i>JAM SPACE LTD</i>. Taking over a …

This 18th-century London townhouse hides a swimming pool under a glass floor

London is in a league of its own. Currently on sale through Sotheby’s International Realty, the home’s swimming pool sits under a glass ceiling. …

Mood Colors and their Effect on Interior Design

The concept of “mood colors” is a somewhat vague one because, after all, most colors have at least one mood associated with them. Black, for example, …

How to vectorize hand lettering with Illustrator’s Pen tool

Illustrator’s Pen tool might be one of the software’s most powerful, but it’s also notoriously tricky to master. When it comes to vectorizing hand …

Dig Deep Into Drawing Fundamentals with Drawabox.com

It’s been a while since we featured a resource here at Illustration Age, but this one caught my eye due to its sheer breadth of useful drawing …

Get better at figure drawing

When I got the call from ImagineFX’s editor to draw a person – a life model – for the cover illustration, I was filled with energy and excitement. …

Watch: Top 10 Adobe Illustrator Tips And Tricks That You Must Know For 2017

<b>Will Paterson,</b> the logo designer and hand letterer who showed you how to shaves hours off digitizing logotypes, returns with a new tutorial to ease …

The world’s best mesh Wi-Fi system now boosts any router you already have

By now you’ve undoubtedly heard about mesh Wi-Fi systems even if you don’t already own one. These next-generation wireless internet solutions use a …

Wi-Fi

Exploring UI Patterns for Successful Mobile Apps – Muzli - Design Inspiration

<b>What’s the basic?</b><p>It is always good to spend a time, about two weeks for beginner, to familiarize with the basic interaction design pattern both iOS …

UI Design

Spawn: The Animated Series - It Wasn't TV. It Was HBO.

On May 16 1997, HBO debuted “Todd McFarlane’s Spawn” at midnight to an unsuspecting audience. This was a landscape without Adult Swim, where most …

Embrace the Caribbean Lifestyle by Buying a Beach House on Anguilla

This eight-bedroom home is currently on the market for $14.5 million…<p>Sporting pristine white beaches and crystal-clear water, Anguilla has long been …

This Week's Best Amazon Deals You Can Still Get

Every day we share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. These items were the ones that were the most popular with our readers this week, and …

Shopping

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 …

Apps

Dell's Canvas is an oversized drawing tablet for creative professionals

Dell has come to CES with a boatload of goodies including a “smart workplace” hardware device known as the Dell Canvas.<p>Late last year when Microsoft …

3 Drawing Tips for Beginners

Are you new to drawing, or just want a refresher on the basics? Well, you’re in luck. Below you will find three essential drawing tips from top …

I Create Pencil Drawings That Take A Lifetime To Draw

My name is Monika Sutkute, originally Lithuanian, I am an illustrator based in London and graduate of Chelsea College of Art & Design, the University …

Drawing

The Hardest Part of Investing Is Doing Nothing

When you invest your money, it’s easy to get excited and start checking it every day to see how much it’s earning. This isn’t the best idea and it …

Investing

6 Key Ways to Become a Highly Respected Leader

Although it is often said that leaders are born and not made, this is incorrect and should be ignored. Most people have the ability to become a …

25 Quotes From a Famous Buddhist Master That Will Make You Reconsider What's Important in Life

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If not, he is one of the most famous Buddhist masters living today.<p>Coming from Vietnam, he has inspired countless …

Break Bad Habits with a Simple Checklist

When we’re starting out on a new goal, we’re full of energy and enthusiasm. We eagerly make changes and take steps in our new direction in the first few weeks. But as time goes on, the newness wears off. Our energy drains, and we lose sight of our goal. Ultimately, we slide back into the status quo.<p>…

How to Achieve Your Goals By Creating an Enemy

DJ Khaled, the one-man internet meme, is known for warning his tens of millions of social media followers about a group of villains he calls "they."<p>"They don't want you motivated. They don't want you inspired," he blares on camera. "They don't want you to win," he warns. On Ellen DeGeneres's talk …

5 Tips to Get More Meaningful Work Done With Less Effort

I take time management seriously, but I didn’t use to. I used to spend hours procrastinating and putting off work, only to have to rush to complete …

Time Management

This Sentence Will Help Guide Your Career

What do you want out of your career? Think beyond job titles and salary. Focus on the overarching vision for your professional life -- the work that is going to make you happy and fulfilled. Now, describe the entirety of that vision in just a few words. Not so easy, right?<p>This is a topic that …

This Simple Exercise Can Help You Live a More Meaningful Life

A few minutes of self-reflection can help you feel a much greater sense of purpose and joy.<p>Happiness, according to the latest psychology research, comes in two distinct flavors. The first type is the simple, fleeting pleasure we get from satisfying a desire. How you feel when you indulge in an ice …

Dell takes on the Surface Studio with a ginormous drawing tablet

After the Surface Studio wowed everyone last October, it was only a matter of time until other manufacturers followed. That’s exactly what Dell is doing with its Canvas tablet, which even includes its own take on the Surface Dial (Dell calls it a totem).<p>Unlike Microsoft, Dell’s decided to sell …

Gear & Gadgets

The Simple Formula to Improving Your Performance (in Anything)

The formula for improved performance in any aspect of your life is actually quite simple.<p>We are all in search of secrets for the fountain of youth. Whether it's through the $3 billion cosmetic surgery industry, or through the $30 billion fitness industry, we are all seeking hacks that will give us …

35 Things No One Told You About Becoming “Successful”

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy 1.The post 35 Things No One Told You About Becoming “Successful” …