Matthew Schott

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Graphic Designers: Cheat Sheets That Simplify Design Elements, Print Terms, More

Image via Canva<p><b>Graphic designers</b> who are just starting out may sometimes feel overwhelmed by the myriad jargons used in the field.<p><b>Adding on to</b> these …

Font Pairing in Web Design—How to Choose the Exact Fonts You Need for Your New Website

It’s a regular problem for designers:Choosing appropriate the fonts you want to use for your website—we call this practice, “font pairing.”By font …

Pictures of the day: 27 January 2016 - Telegraph

The story behind this insane NASCAR photo

“There was certainly an element of danger…”<p>Getty Images photographer Chris Trotman has shot hundreds of NASCAR races, but he never witnessed a scene …

How Tarantino, The Coen Brothers, And Other Filmmakers Use Composition To Tell Stories

Composition does more than just make a movie beautiful to look at, it also plays with expectations, sets up symbolism, and evokes themes.<p>Awards season is a perfect time to take a more in-depth look at movies. After hearing about how many nominations <i>The Revenant</i> racked up, it’s only natural to …

How to teach ... storytelling

Bring the joy of a good yarn to your classroom with these resources for all key stages<p>Once upon a time (16 years ago, to be precise), National Storytelling Week was born. The good folk of the Society for Storytelling were determined to spread a love of the art form throughout the nation – and so it …

Sport picture of the day: Gaël Monfils flies for a forehand

Gaël Monfils dives for a forehand in his fourth-round match against Andrey Kuznestov during day eight of the Australian Open

11 Tricks and Mythbusters of Writing

When it comes to writing, like all writers, I’m learning as I go. I was working on <i>White Collar Girl,</i> my fourth novel, I became aware of few crucial …

The 20 photographs of the week

Middle East and North Africa,Music,Photography,Asia Pacific,David Bowie,Sport,Culture,Israel,World news,Ukraine,Fashion,Japan,US sports,Art and design,Palestinian territories,Europe,London fashion week,China,Weather,Syria,NFL,London,Fashion weeks,News photography<p>The death of David Bowie, the …

The Big Picture photography competition: the best of 2015

Isis launches deadly attack on Libyan oil towns

Two soldiers killed in al-Sidra and 420,000-barrel fuel tank in Ras Lanouf catches fire as militants attempt to seize control of key oil terminals<p>Islamic State militants launched attacks near oil facilities in northern Libya on Monday but were pushed back, an army official has said.<p>The jihadis …

Ore. ranchers at center of protest expected to report to prison

BURNS, Ore. — Armed supporters of two Oregon ranchers in the middle of an anti-government firestorm say they won't leave a national wildlife refuge until the U.S. returns land to the ranchers and local governments.<p>The standoff pits the federal government against the gun-toting protesters at the …

Who is playing Coachella 2016? What we know so far

Over the holiday break a flood of speculation about possible Coachella headliners breached the otherwise impenetrable wall of silence that normally surrounds the annual music festival.<p>The 2016 installment will likely be announced in the coming days, and as such those who follow the yearly comings …

A survivor’s life

Published on December 5, 2015<p>ROSEBURG, Ore. — She approached her daughter just as the doctors and psychologists had suggested: calmly, deliberately, stepping on the carpet so the floorboards didn’t squeak, picking her way around the wheelchair, the walker, the sagging balloons and wilted flowers. …

Behind the Scenes of TIME's Star Wars: The Force Awakens Photo Shoot

Marco Grob for TIME<p>Marco Grob for TIME<p>Marco Grob for TIME<p>Marco Grob for TIME<p>Marco Grob for TIME<p>Marco Grob for TIME<p>Marco Grob for TIME<p>Marco Grob for …

Here Are All of Our No. 1 Story Picks from This Year

<i>All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2015. To get you ready, here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our</i> …

18 of the best sports pictures - Telegraph

The 10 Best Photo Essays of the Month

From the November issue of National Geographic magazine: How Solar Lanterns Are Giving Power to the PeopleAt a brick ki<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Rubén Salgado …

50 Incredible Editorial Designs From Around The World

<i>Editorial design is a fascinating field that combines our abilities for creative typography, smart layouts and clever compositions.</i>All around the …

40 Crucial Lessons From The Most Famous Graphic Designers in History

<i>While graphic design can sometimes feel like a brand new industry, it’s actually quite the opposite.</i>Graphic design is an industry that has been …

A Stolen Boy, an Angry Loner, an Underground Bunker

There was nobody in Jimmy Lee Dykes’s life to take the edge off his anger.<p>He had long ago lost touch with an ex-wife and two daughters. His older girl recalled his fondness of firearms and a hatred of authorities; how he smelled of spearmint, coffee and cigarettes; how he beat her mother.<p>Mr. Dykes, …

Teaching the Power of Visual Storytelling - An interview with Reza | LensCulture

Sitting in the foyer of Webistan, you are surrounded by history. Meter-long <i>National Geographic</i> covers hang next to old exhibition catalogues and vibrant posters document events long since past.<p>The occasion for much of this history is one man—Reza. An award-winning photographer, a globally …

Schott: Another ‘routine’ school shooting

Again.<p>That was my initial reaction Thursday when I heard of another mass shooting at a school, this time at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, …

Raising Govi: A whole boy

Stacy Eastwood sits next to 11-year-old Govi at a table and studies his face.<p>He is smiling, hopping in his seat.<p>On this spring day in 2015, three …

30 Aesthetically Pleasing Color Combinations

A visually-appealing color combination goes a long way in creating a seamless, inviting, and fun output. Regardless if you’re making the perfect …

Messenger: Plan to help homeless outgrows south city woman's basement

Eddie Bearce rolls out of bed most days by 5 in the morning.<p>Maybe it’s because of his bad back, or because he needs a cigarette. Perhaps because he …

The 15 WordPress Sites That Are Changing the Design Game

Have you ever come across a website and thought “Wow, how did they do that?” I know I have. New websites are popping up all the time that challenge …

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