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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 …

Graphic Design

Science Confirms: Your Boring Desk Job Is Slowly Killing You

If you think your work is actually making you dumb, you might be onto something.<p>Researchers at Florida State University recently conducted and …

Ingenious Pencil Design Includes a Built-In Sharpener

Ordinary graphite gets a sharper outfit with designer Andrew Pyza‘s pencil+, a pencil holder and extender that includes an eraser at one end and a sharpener at the other. The tool fits any average pencil from full-size down to 14mm long, and any time the tip breaks, all you have to do is unscrew …

REX Radically Rethinks The Glass Curtain Wall

The curved glass panels at 2050 M Street offer unobstructed sight lines and even added floor space.<p>Floor-to-ceiling windows are highly desirable in today’s real estate market, which is why many new office buildings in D.C. are mostly clad in flat panes of glass. “In many ‘taut’ glass buildings in …

Architecture

Bionic leaf turns sunlight into liquid fuel

The days of drilling into the ground in the search for fuel may be numbered, because if Daniel Nocera has his way, it’ll just be a matter of looking …

Harvard

How to create epic environment designs

This workshop and Photoshop tutorial will take you through my process for painting a grand, fantasy structure set within an epic landscape, as well …

How to make difficult hair selections in Photoshop CC

If you photograph people or even furry animals, then at some point you’re probably going to have to make some kind of hair selection that lets you …

6 Inventions That Are Changing the World Right Now

The European Patent Office has identified this year's class of inventions that are shaping the future today.<p>X-rays and magnetic resonance imaging have allowed doctors to glimpse beneath our skin for sometime, but imagine having a real-time view in unprecedented detail to check soft tissues for …

Inventions

30 Tools That No Designer Should Live Without

Advertise here with BSA<br>Designers are extremely busy people. Fact. Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, …

LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

Lsd

Colorado architecture students design rugged micro cabins for Outward Bound

Architecture students from the University of Colorado Denver have built a series of rustic dwellings for an outdoor education school in the Rocky …

Rocky Mountains

This Swedish Scientist’s Transparent Wood Could Transform Architecture

A new material design innovation has made wood practically invisible. Just watch for splinters.<p>You don’t have to shop at Ikea to see that Sweden is obsessed with wood. Over 57% of the country is covered in upwards of 51 billion trees, and lumber and paper products are one of the country’s biggest …

Engineering

The Workflow App Favored By Designers At Airbnb, Dollar Shave Club, And Snapchat

Lingo not only helps keep designers’ assets organized, it makes syncing them across teams as easy as joining a Slack channel.<p>It’s sometimes hard to remember that iTunes once solved a real problem, given what a bloated mess it has become. Digital music was taking off, and so people had folders upon …

UI Design

9 golden rules for combining fonts

Finding the right font pairing is an artform – in this article, we offer some tips and tricks for getting it right. Let's say you've hunted through …

The Best Oils & Techniques for Finishing Wooden Kitchen Tools

Over the past twenty years of working with wood, I have applied many finishes such as soap, shellac, oil, varnish, lacquer, polyester and polyurethane, and urishi. I have poured finishes, mopped them, sprayed, brushed, burnt, rubbed, and polished. I have even experimented with <i>not</i> finishing wood …

How to Write a Compelling Elevator Pitch That Sticks (Plus 3 Templates You Can Steal)

<i></i><i>Tell me about yourself.</i><i>What do you do?</i><i>What makes your product different?</i>If these questions force you to pause, or you don’t feel confident about your …

51 Free Web Design Resources Guaranteed To Help You Design Better

Creating a unique and user-friendly website quickly and effectively can be a stressful and cumbersome task. There are endless possibilities in the …

50 Attractive and Versatile Script Fonts 2015

Fonts are important to every designer and graphic developers and these fonts add a personal touch to pretty much any design. Script fonts are based …

A Showcase of 100 Design Quotes To Ignite Your Inspiration

<i>Creativity is all around us – in the homes we live in, the cars we drive, the clothes we wear, and the food we eat.</i>When you’re looking for creative …

Don’t Tune Out The World With These Earbuds. Instead, Tune In

Turn down the shrieks, amplify the conversation, or just make everyone around you sound like an electric guitar.<p>Four of us are sitting around an undersized cafe table in a crowded northside Chicago bar, and though we’re practically in each other’s laps, it’s a struggle to discern Jacob Palmborg’s …

Google Glass

20 Graphic Designers to Watch On YouTube

<i>No matter where in the world you reside, entries in the HOW International Design Awards are judged by project type rather than industry or region.</i> …

Concept Video: Your Next Plane Could Take Off Vertically

Private aircraft tentatively seeking stockholders<p>The ideal airplane doesn’t need a runway. Since Kitty Hawk, the standard design of a fixed-wing airplane assumes the plane will build momentum and lift by accelerating along an open stretch of land (or sometimes sea), and will need to land by …

6 Incredible Entrepreneurs and Their Journeys to Success

These 6 revealing videos of Elon Musk, Angela Ahrends, Steve Jobs, Daymond John, Reid Hoffman, and Arianna Huffington will Inspire your entrepreneurial journey.<p><b>“Pessimists spend a lifetime waiting for perfection while finding imperfections in everything. Entrepreneurs commit to something imperfect</b> …

Motivation

Light Raises $25 Million To Put DSLR-Quality Camera In Your Next Smartphone

Our phones have turned everyone into a photographer and laid waste to a huge portion of the camera market. But even though we use our phones these days to take all of our pictures, the cameras in our phones still can’t compare to something like a $2,000 DSLR camera.<p>A Palo Alto-based startup called …

Mobile Photography

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1010 Art Mural @ Street Art Doping in Warsaw

The graffiti artist is back with another of his signature 3D illusion art murals.<p>German artist 1010 hit the streets again with a brand new art mural in Warsaw. The urban artist was recently invited to town for Street Art Doping, Poland’s acclaimed leading street art festival, and left his mark in …