Lucien Garin

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Iconic Animals ‘Return’ to Lands They Once Roamed

<i>Earth Day is Friday, April 22, and Proof is celebrating all week. This is the second post in a five-day series about our planet.</i><p>A trip to Tanzania turned Nick Brandt on to photography 20 years ago, but his first love was animals.<p>“Africa is one of the few places left in the world where you can see …

The new Google Fonts database is a design geek's paradise

Typography for the soul<p>Google Fonts has been an invaluable web resource since the search giant launched the database in 2010. The goal has been to create a bank of open-source fonts and match it with underlying engineering to enable those fonts to work quickly and efficiently across millions of …

Designer Creates 13 Perfect Circles to Draw Almost Any Animal

Everyone’s favorite blue bird—the Twitter logo—has a well-kept secret hidden in its design: the iconic character was created using 13 perfect circles that overlap and comprise its graceful curved wings and upward gaze. Inspired by this little-known fact, Toronto-based art director Dorota Pankowska …

How to Keep Your Brain Young and Healthy

Learn how mindfulness can protect your brain from aging, make you more productive, and improve your overall happiness.<p>The death of Muhammad Ali is a somber reminder of what can happen when we take our neurological health for granted. A magical and iconic figure, Ali, the most eloquent of pugilists, …

Could a five-minute test predict how quickly adults can learn a second language?

Why is it that for some adults learning a second language is a breeze, while for others it feels like an insurmountable task?<p>Research from the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences at the University of Washington suggests part of the reason might lie in the rhythms of adults’ brains. In a new …

Humanity

Learn creative essentials with the ABC of design

Even the most talented and experienced designers have to explain their work and deal with creative criticism, but how can you articulate your vision …

Graphic Design

These Adapters Let You Combine All Your Toys Into One Monstrous Conglomeration of Fun

Building block toys like LEGO and K'Nex are fun to play with on their own, but their basic shapes can be a little inhibiting. Sometimes, the …

Pencil Tip Sculptures by Jasenko Dordevic

Incredible miniature sculptures on the tips of pencils by Bosnian artist Jasenko Dordevic, aka TOLDart. Using an X-acto knife and a tiny chisel, he …

Hypnotic New Kinetic Sculptures by Anthony Howe | Colossal

<p>Artist Anthony Howe (previously) continues to amaze with his gargantuan kinetic sculptures powered by wind or motors that cycle continuously through …