Matthew Childers

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Make and print your own newspapers

MAKE<p>AND PRINT<p>YOUR OWN<p>NEWSPAPER<p>Newspaper Club is here to help you make and print a newspaper. We give you the tools to turn whatever you want into …

Print Media

Graphic Design: Marquee Light Bulbs Toolkit

I love the internet and how it made things accessible in ways that are hard to explain for those that didn't live before internet. This post is an …

Graphic Design

Harry Styles is confused by Rita Ora

Before Harry Styles went on Nick Grimshaw’s BBC Radio 1 show this week, the host asked various celebrities to send in questions for the One Direction …

Clean Lines Reign Supreme in this Painter’s Appealing Artworks

Artist Mark Bradley-Shoup flattens the American landscape with a few slashes of an x-acto blade.<p>A never-ending horizon and ranch-style buildings make for a calming landscape reflective of rural America. Bringing block colors to life across the face of gas stations and civic buildings, the …

Ikea’s sleek new bike is now available for $500

Perfectly low-key<p>Are bikes made by furniture companies the next big thing? Seeing how there’s a turning tide toward more and safer biking in cities around the world, it certainly would make sense.<p>Yesterday, we learned that minimalist furniture brand Blu Dot has started selling an equally …

HOME

KODA villages & urban infill<p>KODA needs a mere 30 m² per unit. <br>Elegant sail-patterned houses create a vibrant mixture of hotels and homes, cafes and …

Netherlands

Here’s a Visual History of Adobe Photoshop: The World’s Premier Photo Editing Software (VIDEO)

Back in 1987, the Knoll brothers created a program they called “Display” that was intended for creating special effects in films. A year later they …

How To Find Great Design Online: A Complete Shopping Guide

The best design destinations the web has on offer.<p>Clicking “add to cart” may never be as pleasurable as browsing in a beautiful store, but in the age of overnight shipping and endless products at our fingertips, shopping for high-quality design online has never been easier. Design museums–like …

Design

10 Types of Visual Content That Go Viral

It’s easier than ever to create and share content.<p>In fact, we all create and share content regularly for both personal or business reasons. This …

An 800 Square Foot Modular Home

For some, perhaps the mention of a prefabricated home will conjure up the image of a Sears catalog featuring a selection of those ready-made …

How To Use Color To Prove Your Point, From A Data Viz Expert

The importance of color theory is a well-explored topic in art and design. But what about when it comes to information design?<p>When working with large amounts of data, precision is key. The same is true of the art of data visualization: size, shape, shade, hue–the tiniest details of a visualization …

Data Visualization

How to Build Your Own $18,000 Robotic 360° Camera Rig for $650

In one of the most daring (and cost saving) feats of do it yourself engineering we’ve ever seen, the folks at YouTube channel Indy Mogul managed to …

Gradient Paintings Reflect on the Emotional State

Peter Gronquist seeks 'Refuge' in his new series of meditative paintings.<p>For Peter Gronquist, his most recent body of work <i>Refuge</i> for Joseph Gross Gallery was created in response to a close personal death he experienced. The works on view radiate warmth and vitality through subtle gradients and …

10 Paint Colors with Cult Followings: Architects’ All-Time Favorite Paint Picks

Why reinvent the wheel every time you need to paint a room? Even architects and designers turn to their favorite colors—versatile and universally …

Farrow & Ball

7 golden ideas to enhance your small balcony

If you have a small balcony but want to put it to great use as valuable extra space in your home, don't go anywhere. We have some great ways for you …

Landscaping

Prince's Drum Samples: Now, at Your Fingertips

Francis Preve's free 'PurpleDrums' sample pack puts the immortal LM-1 and Linn Drum machines in your hands.<p>Prince wasn't just a master songwriter, he was also a prolific multi-instrumentalist, bouncing between bass, keys, guitar, and drums without skipping a beat. Now, you can turn that crippling …

Comment on Piet Parra – Post-Pop Imagery by Yulia

Quite a blend of fauvism, pop art and surrealism… I use own classification of art styles (http://artgallery-guide.com/), yet post pop is something I …

How 100-Year Old Artist Carmen Herrera Stays Sharp

This May is a big month for Carmen Herrera. On Tuesday, the abstract painter is inaugurating the new Lisson Gallery outpost in New York with a solo show, and a few weeks later, she's turning no less than 101 years old. Born in Havana in 1915, Herrera's only about a decade into mainstream …

Art

What Sci-Fi Gets Wrong, Design Fiction Could Get Right

Waving our hands at the future, from 'Minority Report,' to tablets, to drones in our faces.<p>In 1998, Steven Spielberg convened a panel of experts in a Santa Monica hotel to convert the script of <i>Minority Report</i> from science fiction to "future reality." The result was one of the most captivating …

With Artist Frank Stella, What You See Is What You See

Frank Stella does huge work — some of it 20 feet tall and twice as long — so he has a suitably supersized studio about an hour's drive north of New York City. With hundreds of artworks and tables strewn with ideas in progress, the studio is a museum in itself.<p>"This is a piece from 1970, that's a …

Malevich vs. Tatlin: The 1915 Exhibit That Forever Ruptured Art Gets An Exhilarating Museum Reboot

Even the name was a secret. In the autumn of 1915, as the Russian avant-garde prepared to show their latest work in a ramshackle Petrograd apartment, Kazimir Malevich boasted that he’d covertly developed a method of painting that would obliterate Western art. Rumors spread and suspicions mounted …

Elle Chair – Elegant Interior Design by John Niero

The elegant and modern design of the Elle chair by John Niero.<p>John Niero is a Los Angeles, California based designer working in the fields of product …

Google's design guidelines spell the end of days for skeumorphism

<b>Feature:</b> the visual language of glossy glass, brushed metal and soft fabric that informed the first wave of interface design for smartphones and apps …