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Trump's efforts to step away from private empire limited

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump pledged to step away from his family-owned international real estate development, property management …

25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design

What the landscape of design will look like in 2020, according to the most innovative designers of 2015.<p>Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we’re arguably headed to the most radical period of change in design history. How radical will the design landscape of …

The Secret Lives of the Tiny People In Architectural Renderings

Selling a big urban idea isn’t easy. More than ever, architects rely on jaw-dropping images to convince their clients to spend millions on their …

22 Things You Need To Know About Apple’s Jonathan Ive

Don’t have time to read the New Yorker‘s almost 17,000-word profile on Jony Ive? Here’s the CliffsNotes version.<p>Over the long weekend, the <i>New Yorker</i> published an epic profile of Jonathan Ive. Given unprecedented access to the world’s most influential (and, perhaps, world’s shyest) industrial …

22 Websites You Didn't Know Were Useful to Architects

Being an architect is hard. At times, you're expected to act as everything from a graphic designer to a handyman (or woman), from a data scientist to …

The Best iPad Sketch App, Paper, Is Now Completely Free

Paper used to charge for its collection of brushes, but in a new update, they’re free for everyone.<p>Paper, the preeminent iPad sketching app, has always been free to download, but its advanced brushes and clever color mixer have cost $5 via in-app purchases. Today, all those tools go free, making …

10 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned About Street Photography

Introduction<p>First things first. My name is Marius Vieth and I’m a 26 year old fine art photographer from Amsterdam who loves nothing more than street …

Shooting the Streets of SF with Photographer Travis Jensen

Here’s a 4.5-minute profile of street photographer Travis Jensen, a man who documents life on the sidewalks of San Francisco. It’s a look at how …

How to Repair Snowshoes | The Art of Manliness

For the traveling modern man, snow is an inconvenience. We brush it off our cars, blow it off our driveways, and plow it off our roads; we jump in …

Snowshoeing

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House To Reopen

After a $4.3 million restoration, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House in Los Angeles will soon reopen to the public.<p>Built in 1921 for the oil heiress Aline Barnsdall, the house served as one of Wright’s earliest experiments with ornamental concrete, and was his first Los Angeles commission. The …

Influence, Persuasion, & Personal Presentation: Why to Look Your Best | The Art of Manliness

Are you intentionally making mistakes at work to make yourself look incompetent?<p>Are you purposely sabotaging your presentations?<p>Are you setting …

The Architecture of Product Design: Cross-Disciplinary Sketching Tools

<i>A version of this article originally appeared on the Percolate Blog.</i><p>In spring of 2009, I graduated from architecture school. At the time, the …