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Hands Down, These Are the Best Documentaries of All Time

Just as we watch romantic period dramas to feed a nostalgic wonder, feel-good comedies for a much-needed laugh, indie flicks to delight our eyes, and …

Are You Making These Common Art-Hanging Mistakes?

Though I'm a firm believe in the power of doing whatever you damn well want — and in fact applaud design rule breakers — sometimes design "mistakes" …

Wall Art

Learn How to Use Photoshop, InDesign And Illustrator With This Online Course

Become a graphic design pro.<p>Although we've all used Photoshop, or an equivalent at some point, most people have barely scraped the surface of what …

Graphic Design

How to Perform Quick Clothing Color Changes in Photoshop

Ever shot an image of a model and kicked yourself about the color of what you had them wearing? Perhaps the clothing choice doesn’t suit the final …

Spend 5 Minutes and Learn How to Use Tone Curves in Photoshop and Lightroom (VIDEO)

The Tone Curve is one of the most powerful tools in Photoshop, Lightroom and other image-editing software. The proper use of Curves adjustments, …

Tutorials

How to Create a ‘Double Exposure’ Using Photoshop

We love a good in-camera double exposure; done right, they can look as surreal as anything we can create in post. But if you don’t have the skills, …

This Street Artist Turns Roads into Colorful Canvases

Those who pass by Roadsworth's pieces might stumble upon a giant ice cream cone.<p>If you live in a city with lots of street art, you expect to see it on abandoned buildings, storefronts or large walls. But one artist creates art on a space we take for granted—the street itself. The Canada-based …

Art

The Books, Podcasts and TED Talks You Need to Stay Committed to Your Goals

If you're feeling discouraged, these resources will help keep you going.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s 2017 and you’re probably staring a list of hefty resolutions. Good job. You’ve got some goals set up that you want to achieve. But here comes the hard part: …

Motivation

The end of air-conditioning? T3 Architecture Asia turns to bioclimatic architecture - CNN Style

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Asia

7 Brutal Lessons that Ultimately Make Life Beautiful

The reason for our suffering, in all walks of life, is our resistance to the truth.Sometimes it’s brutally hard to accept life’s greatest lessons. …

Happiness

10 Creativity Quotes to Kick Off Your Year

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>If accessing your creative side is one of your …

Creativity

15 Ways to Display Art Without Putting Holes in Your Walls

It makes moving pieces around so much easier.<p>A hammer and nails are a dangerous combination when you don't know how to patch up a hole. That's why sometimes it's safer to use a less intrusive technique — especially if you live in a rental. Try one of these genius ideas if you want to keep your …

Home Decorating

This Floating, Solar-Powered Bike Path Could Give Chicagoans A Better Commute

SecondShore gets the city’s cyclists off the roads so they don’t have to ride around cars.<p>It’s getting easier to bike to work in Chicago. The city added 100 miles of new bike lanes over the last five years, and, by 2019, plans to add another 50 miles of “better” bike lanes, including lanes with …

5 open source dashboard tools for visualizing data

Trying to communicate lots of complex data points quickly? Use one of these open source dashboard tools.

Data Visualization

How to create a beautiful garden in a small space

As property prices increase and budget constraints make small houses the only viable option for many, it is fortunate to be able to have a little …

Best drawing and sketching apps

While I don’t think that colored pencils and a pad of paper will ever go out of style, it’s certainly helpful to have something you can grab out on …

7 Graphic Design Resources for Non-Designers And Businesses on a Budget

While I firmly believe nothing can compete with a seasoned graphic designer and their years of experience, as someone who has worked with a lot of small and medium sized businesses I get it; budgets are tight and not every business has the luxury of putting a graphic designer on payroll despite …

Graphic Design

5 Top Designers On How To Create The Ultimate PowerPoint Presentation

Slide presentations usually suck–but a good designer can turn that around. Here are four tips for selling your ideas.<p>PowerPoints are awful. Long and uninteresting, they are the corporate drone of visual media–synonymous with endless meetings, academic conferences, and corporate retreats.<p>For graphic …

Public Speaking

30 quick and easy beauty tricks using household items

Did you know that you have been spending way too much money on beauty products? There are so many beauty benefits that come from common household …

What Is a Drawing Room?

When you hear the phrase “<b>drawing room</b>“, do you picture fancy draperies, formal sofas and fine collectibles? What distinguishes the drawing room from …

Interior Design

‘I hate being an architect’

The architect decides to do an ‘intuïtive’ interview, and unveils The Rem Koolhaas Method<p>This article won the Mercur Price for Best Magazine Article …

13 Free Things on the Internet You Should Be Using

Why pay when you can get it for …

Internet
Project Management

Infographics for non-designers: the complete guide

Even if you're not a graphic designer, you can quickly and easily create attractive marketing infographics for your website and social media …

5 Modern Paint Colors That Work Surprisingly Well in Old Houses

These vibrant colors are anything but old fashioned.<p>White-washing is all the rage these days, so we can't help but breathe a sigh of relief when we spot an interior painted in bright, bold colors. Brilliant hues aren't just for newer homes, though — used correctly, they can make a historical home …

25 Free Online Courses To Equip You With Valuable Skills

Now that the inspirational sparkle of the new year has worn off, you may be falling back into your old routines and habits. Statistically, you …

Learning

Watch This Animation to Learn One Secret From Neuroscience for a Happy Marriage

There are all sorts of tips out there on how to make sure a happy relationship stays a happy one; usually, they have something to do with “date …

11 Life-Changing Books To Help You Build Better Habits

When you woke up this morning, what did you do first?<p>Did you hop in the shower, check your email, or grab a doughnut from the kitchen counter? Did …

Self-improvement

Don’t Make These 4 Infographic Mistakes

Infographics rely on high quality visual design in order to successfully convey your message and with business intelligence on the rise, there’s more …