Lesley Green

45 Flips | 11 Magazines | 8 Likes | 2 Following | @LesleyGreen2015 | Pint sized digital designer and illustrator. Lives in Glasgow. . http://www.Orenbegins.co.uk www.facebook.com/Orenbegins

Smart Gifts for Smart People with Smart Homes

The so-called “smart home” has had a sleepy, low-key year in 2016 as it recovered from several years of over promising and under delivering. The fact …

Valve taking preorders for Steam Link so you can play PC games on any TV in the house

Valve is now taking orders for its Steam Link device that will enable PC gamers to play games from their Steam catalog on any TV in the house.<p>The Steam Link is a bridge which can plug into your PC via Ethernet and display the imagery on another display. It can decode compressed 1080p, …

Living Rooms

New GTA 5 Lowriders DLC Trailer Shows Off Extensive Car Customization

Rockstar Games has published a new trailer for Grand Theft Online's next update, Lowriders, which focuses on the soon-to-arrive autobody shop, Benny's Original Motor Works. Located in Strawberry, Benny's is a full-service garage players can visit to deck out their cars with things like hydraulics, …

LDF15: At Home in London

Home London kicked off the design festivities early, sneaking in just before the London Design Festival officially opened its doors. The biannual …

50 Design Terms Explained Simply For Non-Designers – Learn

<i>Getting thrown into the world of graphic design can sometimes feel like learning a new language.</i><p>Kerning, tracking, warm colors, cool colors, CMYK, …

“Life Story,” Virginia Lee Burton’s Picture Book for the Ages

In 1962, Virginia Lee Burton, the Gloucester, Massachusetts, writer and illustrator of “Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel,” “Katy and the Big Snow,” and the Caldecott Award-winning “The Little House,” among others, published her final picture book, “Life Story,” a hardy, quiet work of genius that …

A Sophisticated Loft in Brazil by Diego Revollo

Brazilian designer Diego Revollo designed the major living spaces in the Itacolomi Apartment 445 in São Paulo, Brazil. The loft-style apartment now …

Design mockup resources

Showing your designs in context — in other words, as they’re more likely to be seen by others — is key to helping your client visualise the outcome …

89 Essential Quotes About Design

Though quotes may often be contradictory, presented out of context and preserved over the years like a bad game of telephone, I’ve long been obsessed …

20 Web Designs That Look Like Animated Infographics

Over the past year or two, we’ve seen the latest CSS and Javascript animation abilities being used to really enhance the experience of browsing a web …

American Jazz Album Covers in the 1950s and 1960s

<i>The beginning</i><p>During the 1950s and 1960s modern jazz became a widely recognized part of American culture. As a musical form, it was radically changed …

50 Totally Free Fonts for Designers 2014

<b>Free</b> <b>Fonts</b> <b>for</b> <b>Designers 2014</b><p>Well hi there everyone!<p>One thing the fine designers at Cleveland based graphics firm Go Media knows is how important fonts …

9 Enchanting Projects Using the Pantone Matching System

The Pantone Matching System is the cornerstone of color accuracy in design. The industry standard of color keys, the Pantone Matching System has …

30 Web Designs That Have Beautiful Illustrations

10 Brand-Centric Website Designs

Great website design entails more than a uploading a vibrant layout, inserting dynamic features and typing in code. The most effective and admired …

Truly Vintage Designs and Typography

The designs of packaging from back in the day are very inspiring to look at, they give us a brief glimpse of design history and trends in foregone …

Film Posters in France, 1930s – 1960s

Beginning in the early 20th century, major studios like Gaumont, Pathé Frères, and Paramount commissioned posters to advertise their films. They …

Posters

A Mexican Restaurant Adds Another Colorfully Delightful Location

The popular Fonda family of Mexican restaurants continues to expand their Melbourne empire with the latest to open, Fonda Hawthorn. Once again, Fonda …

Articles about brooklyn home keeps its historic bones while getting much needed interior update on Dwell.com - Dwell

A creative couple flips the script on their family home, a former workman’s cottage on the northern edge of Brooklyn.<p>A relaxed interior and radical roof make a home more sociable and energy-efficient.<p>More than ever, this renovated Eichler in Palo Alto, California, brings the outside in.<p>A home …

Ingrid Bergman’s Great Sacrifice for Cinematic Art

Ingrid Bergman, whose centenary is being celebrated in two retrospectives—one at <i>MOMA</i> beginning this weekend, another at <i>BAM</i> Cinématek in mid-September—is one of the most distinctive actors ever to grace the screen. But her place at the forefront of the history of cinema derives from a handful of …

Desktop Wallpaper: September 2015

This quote in particular stuck with me the other day and it’s just so true. When you consider that design and art are ways to communicate, then you …

Cocoon-Like Bookshelf Provides a Tranquil Space for Readers to Get Lost in Great Stories

Mexico City-based studio Anagrama has recently completed a beautifully unique library interior in Monterrey that celebrates the joys of reading a book. To create this feeling, the designers produced a dome-like structure that encloses readers in a lattice cocoon, surrounding them from head to toe …

Intimate Photos of Oliver Sacks by His Partner

The world lost a great neurologist, author and human being yesterday. Dr. Oliver Sacks died in his home in Greenwich Village at the age of 82. His …

5 Flipboard Magazines for Summer Style

Whether you’re road tripping, globe-trotting or just sitting on the beach, dress for the last days of summer with Flipboard. Let us inspire your closet and look your best with topics like summer fashion, street style and vintage clothing.<p>Here are five Flipboard Magazines for summer style:<p>Style …

Street Style

GeekDad - Geeky Projects for Dads and Kids

DIY with your Kid and/or Dad!<p>Brimming with endlessly fun and futuristic tidbits on everything from gaming to gadgets, GeekDad helps every tech-savvy …