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Taste Beyond The Tongue

Fresh Decorating Ideas: Creative Places to Use Wallpaper

One of the most important design trends we've seen in the past few years is the return of wallpaper. And these aren't just the small, fussy patterns …

Trends

See How ILM Created DOCTOR STRANGE's Mirror Dimension and Time Warp Scene

Stunning New Book Captures 23 Years of Black and White Photography

'NO PLAN B' chronicles surreal, high contrast scenes from the American suburbs to the Arctic Ocean.<p>As other artists stray further from a direct style of photography, David J. Carol’s relationship to the medium’s roots grows stronger as the years pass. The photographer and editor-in-chief of Peanut …

The Arts

This iPhone app built by teens helps you finish your tasks on time for once

If you constantly find yourself overwhelmed by your daily schedule, maybe it’s time to seek help. Who ya gonna call? Try teenagers Shaan Singh, 17 and Erik Vanderplas, 15, whose cleverly designed productivity app, Time, is ready to assist you in crushing your tasks.<p>Available for iPhone, the app …

How to design a typographical poster using Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign is a great program to use when designing anything that uses type heavily. Throughout this InDesign tutorial I'll run through the …

Action Figures Come To Life In Stunning Images By Japanese Photographer

Japanese photographer Hot.kenobi plays with his action toys and uses photography to tell their entertaining stories. Osaka-based Hot.kenobi creates a …

Marvel Comics

We're happily getting lost within Merve Özaslan's otherworldly collages

Rainy days call for staying in and seeing what happens when we let our minds wander. The best way to do this: Sit down and make art come alive. One …

Red Wine Brownies Exist (and They're Amazing)

You guys already know how we feel about the beautiful combination of red wine and chocolate here at Kitchn. And while red wine hot chocolate is …

3 Healthy Make-Ahead Meals That Only Require a Crock-Pot

We're smack-dab in the middle of winter, meaning our obsession with cozy, low-maintenance slow cooker recipes is at an all-time high. (Bonus points …

Cooking

The Met Digitizes its Collection, Releasing 375,000 Images for Free

Art

6 Tips for Making Crispy Potatoes Every Time

I don’t think I need to convince you that in the genre of breakfast, potatoes need to be extra crispy. Eggs are soft and require contrast if you’re …

Breakfast

Fantasy Murals by a Hawaiian Street Art Couple Imagine a Sustainable Future

Matthew and Roxanne Ortiz, a.k.a., Wooden Wave, return to this year’s POW! WOW! Hawaii mural festival.<p>Far from the mainland’s traditional urban graffiti canvases, Hawaiian artists Matthew and Roxanne Ortiz have developed a unique style of murals with a distinct set of concerns. Their murals and …

Streetwear

How to be the designer every agency wants to hire

Creativity is an obvious quality to showcase in your portfolio, resume and applications and interviews for dream jobs; the cornerstone of every good …

Employment

Best Baked Potatoes | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Drawing Colorful Creatures Is This Artist's Hangover Cure | Monday Insta Illustrator

"The best moment for being creative is while lying hung-over in bed. No mental blocks, no demands on my thoughts...just me, my keyboard and pizza."<p>Three-eyed dogs and alligator men romp through vibrant comic panels and interlocking patterned designs in German artist Yeye Weller's illustrations. …

Art

What’s the Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder? | MyRecipes

If you’ve ever tried substituting baking powder for baking soda (or vice versa), you’ve discovered that you can’t use the two interchangeably. We’ve …

13 Healthy Hygge Foods for the Coziest Day Ever

By now you've probably heard of hygge. The word describing a Danish way of life—pronounced <i>hoo-gah,</i> by the way—is one of those that isn't easy to …

Food

The Best No-Damage Renter-Friendly Trick for Displaying Art

(Image credit: Chris Patey for My Domaine)<p>As a renter who loves art, it can be hard for me to commit to hanging anything. What if I put something up, …

Home Decorating

Kitchen Flooring Ideas That Are Unforgettable

The floor may not be the first thing you think of when planning your new kitchen — but that doesn't mean a floor can't make or break a kitchen. Here …

Hamptons

Apple's Earnings Are No Longer as Influential as They Used to Be

Apple, on Tuesday afternoon, is set to report its fiscal first quarter earnings. (Apple’s fiscal year ends in September.) The iPhone maker is …

S&P 500

5 Dinner Party Food Trends That Will Take Over 2017

Get ready to take notes...<p>Want to make your dinner parties extra special this year with innovative ingredients and on-trend foods? Then we're here to help.<p>We spoke to Alex Head, founder of catering company Social Pantry, to find out what the top food trends are for the year ahead. Get ready to take …

This Two-Minute Video Explains the Basics of Three-Point Lighting

It’s not just the camera that separates a professional-looking video from an amateur one. You need excellent and proper lighting, too, and it all …

One Photographer’s Astonishing Depiction of Inequality

In 380 B.C.E. the Greek philosopher Plato wrote in Book IV of <i>The Republic</i>, “Any city, however small, is in fact divided into two, one the city of the …

Cape Town

International Design Awards Winners 2017: 3D

<i>HOW International Design Awards recognizes excellence on a global scale. View the winners of the 2016 International Design Awards below, and</i> …

5 lessons movies can learn from the success of M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Split’

Below and on the next few pages, we'll dig into what it is about <i>Split</i> that is legitimately special, and what the industry could take away from it as a whole. It should be noted that we will be heavily discussing the very end of the movie, so before we dig in...<p><b>SPOILER WARNING:</b> The following article …

Movies

Buildings Stack Like Debris in Dreamlike Surrealist Paintings

Architecture is the muse in Ulf Puder's new exhibition of paintings at Marc Straus.<p>The vibrant, piled-up homes in a new seris of paintings by Ulf Puder look as though they might cave in if so much as a stiff breeze blows past their scaffolding. Urban architecture has been a muse for the German …

Art

Interactive Camera Diagram

This is a reduced version<br>(it still works there's just less info). <br>To see more:<br>try flipping your screen into landscape,<br>or email yourself a link to …

11 Classic Comfort Foods With A Twist

What beats your favorite comfort food on a cold day? How about a new and improved version of it? From Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto to BBQ Turkey Meatloaf, these cozy, creative recipes will keep you warm all winter long.<p><b>1. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto</b><p>…

Cooking

This coffee-avocado smoothie recipe might be the best thing to happen to your mornings

The mornings that allow for sitting and savoring a hot cup of coffee <i>and</i> a plate of avocado toast are to be treasured. But the reality is that the …