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The 2 Most Important Things You Learn in Interior Design School

Do you find yourself trying to talk homeowners out of a bad design decision while watching HGTV, daydreaming about how you would update the dilapidated house down the street, or enjoying your weekend DIY design projects so much that you've toyed with the idea of doing it full time as an interior …

Interior Design

How to Repurpose an Old Sweater for Your Dog

Some dogs need a little extra warmth during chilly weather in the form of a doggie sweater or jacket. You can turn an old sweater or sweatshirt into …

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 …

10 Best Logo Tutorial & Tips Videos on YouTube

It’s no secret that YouTube is a great resource for graphic designers looking for help as they get started in the field and advance their careers. …

19 Instagrams You Should Follow If You're Slightly Obsessed With Pretty Handwriting

Say yes to penmanship porn.

Typography

10 Image Bookmarking Sites for Visual Inspiration

Image Spark allows its users to upload and collect images. Their Community section features popular images and moodboards bookmarked and created by …

On-Demand Interior Design Anyone Can Afford | Inc.com

Meet Bobby. He just graduated from college and moved into his first real adult apartment. The problem is, his neon beer signs and thrift store furniture hurt the professional image he's trying to create for himself. Bobby would like to hire someone to design the apartment for him, but knows he …

Herman Miller's 12 Rules To Design By

<i>In this post originally published on Metropolis</i><i>, former ArchDaily Managing Editor Vanessa Quirk</i> <i>explores a client's expectations, and how Nicholas</i> …

Prefab Homes

130 Kitchen Designs To Browse Through For Inspiration

There’s a time to be practical and there’s a time to look beautiful. When discussing interior design, it’s not a matter of choice but rather an issue …

This Addictive Home-Design App Lets You “Try On” New Decor

With a new round of funding, Modsy aims to launch its 3-D design tool out of beta this summer.<p>Shanna Tellerman wants to help you redecorate your home. She’s not a designer, furniture aficionado, or personal shopper. She’s the founder and CEO of a company called Modsy that rolls all of the …

10 Swiss Inspired Graphic Design Lessons To Help You Become A Better Designer

<i>Sometimes the best way to showcase your design is to go back to the basics.</i> <br>When you hear the term “Swiss Design” the first thing you might think of …

Elegantly Hand-Crafted Calligraphy and Art by the World's Youngest Master Penman

In an age when technology has drawn attention away from the art of handwriting and penmanship, calligrapher and artist Jake Weidmann stands out for both his young age and his dedication to his craft. Weidmann has the honor of being one of only a dozen people in the world who is a Master Penman, as …

Design Exercises To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

The creative mind is like the human body.<p>Creativity is something that should be trained everyday, or else it would get out of shape. Thus, doing some …

Hipster Grannies get some spray paint. This is what happens next

New forms of art almost always seem outrageous to the preceding generation. Rock n' roll. Rap. Graffiti. That's the stereotype anyway, but LATA 65 …

The Geometric Desktop

Flickr user eriksseibutis put together this beautiful desktop with shortcuts on the right, time and date on the left, and a stark wallpaper. The …

How To Crochet: Linen Stitch

I know this stitch as the Linen Stitch, but have also seen it called the Moss Stitch (although the Moss stitch as I know it is slightly different). …

Chunky Infinity Scarf - Free Crochet Pattern

The simplicity of this effortlessly chic infinity scarf is dressed up with the help of the intricate Catherine Wheel Stitch The use of this stitch …

Street art is on the verge of a women's movement. Thank ELLE for that.

For a progressive movement, street art is largely a man’s game. Like so many other fields, there’s a gender disparity and a glass ceiling that …

Sandy Slouch Hat (free pattern)

Share It:<p>A new slouch hat pattern! YAY!<p>I love slouch hats. And you guys must, too, because the Jenny Slouch quickly became one of my most popular …

The Top Street and Graffiti Artists to Watch in 2015

Raising awareness, experimenting with mediums, and defying scale: these things all define the top artists of the coming year. For <b>Mender,</b> <b>Zola, Icy and</b> …

Juxtapoz x Adobe Present: Jeremy Fish "Yesterdays and Tomorrows" (Part 1)

Juxtapoz x Adobe Present: Jeremy Fish's "Yesterdays and Tomorrows" (Part 2)

Juxtapoz × Adobe Present: Jeremy Fish's Yesterdays and Tomorrows Animation in Progress

Juxtapoz x Adobe Present: The Making of... A Jeremy Fish Drawing

Juxtapoz × Adobe Present: Jeremy Fish’s “Yesterdays and Tomorrows” Animation in Progress, Part 2

Jeremy Fish's Drawings Animated and Projected San Fransico

The Twenty Minute Tote

Updated September 2011<p>We have remade these awesome, simple bags for fall! This time around, I used a gorgeous new collection of upholstery weight …