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Supervolcano Eruptions Will Follow Massive Seismic Activity, Study Shows

“Our models indicate that there should be plenty of warning.”<p>After the Yellowstone supervolcano’s last two massive eruptions around 630,000 years …

Volcanoes

Thomas Carlyle on What Self-Help Really Means and the Healing Power of Love in Moments of Blackest Despair

“The feeling of recklessness and stormy self-help, when friends grow cold, and the world seems to cast us off, and the heart gathers force from its own wretchedness, converting its ‘tortures into horrid arms.’ There is strength here and dignity…”<p><i>“The reasons for depression are not so interesting as</i> …

Literature

Ailerons Typeface – Free Font!

Ailerons Typeface, a free font designed by Adilson Gonzales de Oliveira Junior.Inspired by aircraft models from the 1940s, the typeface was …

Typography

Pentagram And The Case Of The Forgotten Typeface

A branding project solves a design mystery involving a famous type designer, a bequeathed inheritance, and a shrewd rare books librarian.<p>Some branding projects are a blank slate—a system you can build from the ground up with a cohesive image. Upon commission, the project for rebranding Syracuse …

5 creative uses for fonts you may not have thought of

Until recently, a font was something you could only use in two dimensions. But accessible and affordable 3D printing has opened up a whole new world …

Typography

23 amazing free Google web fonts

Looking to start your next digital project? Be it a website, app or other screen-based venture, there’s an abundance of high-quality and (best of …

Typography

Best Free Fonts: 43 Free Typefaces Every Designer Should Have

Whether you want a beautiful vintage typeface, a smart sans, an elegant serif, a script or an interactive font that turns itself into bar graphs, …

Typography

New 'responsive' Google Font can shapeshift to match any design

Google Fonts is getting more customizable and interactive. The company has updated its collection with its very first ‘parametric’ font – a new typographic technology that makes it easy for designers to tweak and modify the format of virtually any typeface.<p>Developed in collaboration between …

Typography

7 best new fonts of 2017

Like any design element, we all have our favourite fonts to fall back on. But you don’t want your work to get stale. So it’s good once in a while to …

Typography

25 typography freebies to make your life easier

Typography is one of the most important skills you can develop as a designer. And however long your career lasts, you never really stop learning.<p>The …

Free Font of the Week: Maskoolin

<i>Save on entry fees! Early bird deadline: October 2, 2017</i>Welcome to <b>Free Font of the Week</b>, where we showcase our favorite free font finds! We are …

Typography

Anymade and Displaay Type create a tactile and technical typeface in honour of Robert Moog

Curved and strictly straight at the same time, Roobert is a typeface built from an amalgamation of collaborations. Originally created for the …

North Carolina

The human face of branding

There's no denying Debbie Millman is a big name in the branding world. She served as president of Sterling Brands for 20 years, working on major …

Graphic Design

Uniform launches augmented reality product review app, Rugu, aimed at Snapchat generation

Most of us hesitate to buy anything before reading online reviews, but with a reported rise in fake reviews it’s hard to know who to trust. In …

Augmented Reality

5 Buys That Will Help Up Your Interior Design Game This Autumn

We've found the best online buys, on sale during GQ’s Online Shopping Night, that’ll make your home infinitely cooler.

Interior Design

floating pottery: do.do.'s aimo koimo exhibition of japanese tableware 'hasami-yaki'

apr 30, 2018<p>the staircase unfurls at the 1st-floor level, as if reuniting with its vast family of arboreal brethren in green park opposite.<p>the …

Ceramics

The Man Behind Domus, the 90-Year-Old Innovative Italian Design Magazine

An exhibition in Milan celebrates the legacy of architect, furniture designer and publisher Gio Ponti, and Domus, the magazine he founded and</b> …

Italy

Milan: Looking backward

At Milan Design Week this year, nostalgia was in<p>At this year’s Milan Design Week, what’s old was new again. “It’s all about nostalgia,” says Felix Burrichter, editor-in-chief of PIN-UP magazine and a long-time observer of the international design scene.<p>And what else could you say about a fair in …

Design

Ilse Crawford's Nature-Inspired Grönska Collection for Kasthall: The English designer's first collaboration with the Swedish carpet producer

Ilse Crawford's work is known all over the world for its assemblage of style and comfort. In her design projects for clubs, shops, interiors and objects, the English designer continuously merges an intimate dimension with an international and recognizable touch. In the spaces (both public and …

Design

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The White House

Twisting infinity-loop roof tops this prefab bamboo pavilion

Archi-Union Architects combined traditional Chinese construction techniques with prefabrication technology in ‘In Bamboo,’ a pavilion located in …

Architecture

Free online tool shows you what your fonts can do

We've all become used to having decent type online these days thanks to web fonts, but if you're a web designer without a background in typography, …

Typography

The ultimate guide to design trends

Love them or hate them, design trends are an international phenomenon that can spread incredibly quickly, and can be hugely influential on style and …

Graphic Design

A seat designed to make you healthier!

Wanting to design a seat that guides you into sitting cross-legged, Gao Fenglin’s Meditation Seat can only be sat on in a certain way, directing the …

Industrial Design

Amazing plant pods can grow more lettuce in a 10×10 room than a farm can grow on 1/2 acre

Do you live in a tiny apartment and want to grow your own food? Aggressively Organic has an answer. The Indiana-based company offers Micro Growth …

Aquaponics

These photos show how coal and uranium mining decimated the Navajo Nation

With jobs came pollution<p>Three gas flue stacks rise nearly 800 feet into the southwestern sky. These ersatz hoodoos spew out the vaporous waste of …

How effective are earthquake early warning systems?

<b>Earthquake early warning detection is more effective for minor quakes than major ones.</b><p>This is according to a new study from the United States Geological Survey.<p>Seismologists modelled ground shaking along California's San Andreas Fault, where an earthquake of magnitude 6.5 or more is expected within …

Geology

Huge Dinosaur Footprints Discovered on Scottish Coast

The tracks shed light on dinosaur life in the Middle Jurassic, a period from which few fossils have survived.<p>More than 160 million years ago, long-necked dinosaurs called sauropods lumbered through the ancient lagoons that dotted what is now Great Britain. Now, dozens of their footprints have been …

Geologists now have evidence Africa is physically splitting into two continents

A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area.<p>The Earth is an ever-changing planet, even though in …

Japan just found a 'semi-infinite' deposit of rare-earth minerals — and it could be a 'game-changer' in competition with China

Researchers have found a deposit of rare-earth minerals off the coast of Japan that could supply the world for centuries, according to a new study.<p>The study, published in the journal Nature on Tuesday, says the deposit contains 16 million tons of the valuable metals.<p>Rare-earth minerals are used in …

Rare Earth