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12 Branding Tools to Set Your Company Apart

Your brand is more than just marketing; it expresses who you are to consumers and potential customers. It is your brand that your customer base …

The danger of complacency in design

Three weeks ago, I found Briefbox. I was excited to find a website with practice briefs for me to practice UI design! After scrolling through the …

UI Design

3 Workouts That Burn More Calories Than A 3-Mile Run

There's a reason running is such a mainstay on the fitness scene. It's a great workout, it's excellent for building endurance, and, in theory, all you need is a good sports bra and a pair of sneakers to get it done. Plus, it's a solid way to torch calories: A 150-pound woman running three miles in …

Fitness

Does the UK really possess three of the world's worst airports?

What’s the worst airport in the world? According to a new ranking that takes into account punctuality, quality of service and social media reviews, that dubious honour goes to Kuwait International. But not far behind are three British terminals in the form of Gatwick (2nd), Manchester (3rd) and …

Saudi Arabia

This Will Be Your Next Tattoo: Arabic Words Illustrated As Their Meanings

Alexandria-based graphic designer Mahmoud Tammam has taken 40 Arabic words and transformed them to match their meanings. The beautifully minimalistic project uses the arches, dots, and curves of the Arabic script to form foxes, whales, coffee pots, and more.<p>Follow Tammam’s work on Instagram or …

Here's Why Employees Don't Tell You Their Best Ideas (and How to Get Them to Start) | Inc.com

Is your workplace an idea factory, with employees coming up with new product ideas and other new innovations on a regular basis? Or does everything just run along at status quo, with few new inspirations seeing the light? Do you feel like no one but you ever shares any valuable ideas?<p>If you …

Employment

25 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign transaction fees, the dreaded middle seat, and flight delays can put a …

New York City

MoMA has swapped out Picasso and Matisse paintings for works by artists from Muslim-majority countries

A poignant political protest is taking place on the walls of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The museum, located just two blocks from Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan, transformed its galleries overnight and hung works by artists from the Muslim-majority countries affected by president …

Art

20+ Amazing 3D Street Art Illusions That Will Play Tricks on Your Mind

At its best, street art and graffiti stops you in your tracks. In fact, the results are often jaw-dropping. And while virtual and augmented reality is all the rage, certain artists have been creating 3D street art for quite some time.<p>When we think of 3D art, the most common form that springs to …

Streetwear

What's new in Adobe Creative Cloud 2017

Adobe CC 2017 is out! And if you are one of the millions of creative users, you probably have one question: what’s going to help me the most in the …

Tutorials

20 of the Best Free Fonts for Designers

Finding stylish fonts for your design projects can be a major time sink -- especially when you have to wade through seemingly endless pages of …

Typography

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

The Red Turtle is a breathtaking example of what animation is capable of achieving

The Studio Ghibli co-production is a quiet, purposeful, gorgeous animated fable about man and nature.<p><i>The Red Turtle</i> defies easy categorization. One of this year’s Best Animated Feature Oscar nominees, the first-time feature from Dutch animator Michaël Dudok de Wit is an animated film co-produced by …

Animation

Create a folding paper animation

This style of animation is very popular, and has been seen in everything from TV commercials to short 3D movies. In this tutorial, we'll cover …

18 Summer Pasta Ideas To Try ASAP

Relationship status: pasta.<p><i>For more pasta recipes, head over to Food52.</i>

How to Create Raindrops of Light with Steel Wool

GoPro just released this 4-minute video tutorial titled “Creating Fire Rain: A Steel Wool Experiment.” It’s a look at how you can create raindrops of …

Find Free Fonts On Google’s Slick New Site

Thanks to subscription platforms like Typekit, licensing fonts for web use isn’t all that expensive or difficult any more. But there are plenty of free options, too–like Google Fonts, a collection of more than 800 open-source font families you can license without cost for online use.<p>Now, using …

Typography

Recreating Van Gogh's Starry Night By Swirling Paint on Water Is Pretty Incredible

Van Gogh’s <i>The Starry Night</i> can be recreated in real life in two ways: one of them is to be on drugs, and the other, apparently, is to swirl paint on …

22 Quotes From Salvador Dali That Creatively Inspire Success

For success today, you have to be creative or get passed by. Dali was an expert in thinking differently and teaches you his approach.<p>If you are simply doing business the same as everyone else you are destined for mediocrity. Whether you are a CEO building a company or trying to achieve top …

Creativity

Google's 360-degree monster short is the future of movies

Teased in trailers last month, Google has finally posted the full video of its epic 360-degree short monster movie <i>Help</i> on YouTube.<p>Directed by Justin …

38 Design Tips for Creating an Amazing User Experience

The SEO and online marketing landscape is one that is constantly in flux, changing with small steps or big leaps as the online realm itself evolves to stay in touch with what users want and need.<p>If you are still focusing your optimization and marketing efforts on keeping pace with search engine …

UI Design

The 15-Minute Workout That Leaves You Sweaty, Sore, and Tired | Men's Health

In fact, a 30-second sprint is enough to increase your level of growth hormone by 530 percent. A high-intensity workout filled with fast-paced moves can keep your metabolism cranking for up to 24 hours.<p>And you don’t even need weights to get the effect. Take this lightning-fast metabolic complex …

Get Lean and Strong with This Metabolism-Boosting Yoga Workout

Counteract all those hardcore workout routines with one that stretches and lengthens your muscles while revving up your metabolism<p>We all want a …

A Photographer Is Banned From Disney World After Taking Pictures Of Its Abandoned Theme Park

Disney World’s first water park, River Country, opened in 1976. It was, to quote Disney press material at the time, “the kersplashingest, kid laughingest, slippery slidingest, raft ridingest, rope swingingest, swan divingest, summer swimmingest, sun snoozingest, picnickingest, old-fashioned, good, …

6 Warm-Up Moves You Can Do Before Any Workout

We've all been there. Rushing to get a workout out of the way, we crank up the speed and incline on the treadmill right off the bat or jump into a …

Workouts

Kickstart Your Fitness with This Simple Tactic

You can shred fat and increase strength with this four-minute routine that requires no equipment.

Exercise

Web typography is broken. Here’s how we can fix it

We've rebranded—Thick is now Today. Read about our new identity here.<p><b>Questing for the holy grail of web typography:</b> a baseline, cap height, and more …

Typography

Caffeine Addict? 5 Energising Foods To Eat Instead

We’ve all chugged an energy drink to get through work or dreamed of being connected by IV straight to the coffee maker. We know it means crashing …

How a gorgeous old movie set in Malta became a tourist destination where couples get married

Starring Robin Williams as the comic character in his first film role, the movie/musical was a critical disaster and many involved found it to be a disappointment — though it was one of Altman's highest-grossing movies, making $49 million.<p>But the unique set of the town of Sweethaven that was built …

European Travel

Whoa: This "Zootopia" character looks different around the world

Did you watch Disney’s <i>Zootopia</i> over the weekend? It seems that pretty much everybody did: The film opened with a monster $73.7 million opening box …