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Lovely Illustrations by Ariel Belinco

I really dig illustrations that resonate things we love, like Pixar, for example. These are some great pieces by Israeli illustrator Ariel Belinco, …

Stylish Illustrations by Gop Gap

Time for more great illustrations here at Abduzeedo! Today we're featuring the fantastic work of Thai artist Gop Gap! This artist's portfolio is …

THE KIDS RETURN: Tokyo Exhibition

I've been a great fan of Alexandre Osmoze for a long time, I've been to one of his exhibits and he's genuinely a great person as well. Other than his …

Illustration: Landspace Collection Vol. 1

We would like to feature the work from Julien Clauzier and his illustration series named: <b>Landscape Collection Vol. 1</b>. It’s a personal project on …

Dark Side of UI: When Dark Is Good for Users.

The aspect of using dark colors and shades in backgrounds of user interfaces still belongs to highly debatable issues. No wonder it's so actual: …

13 wooden wall ideas you can recreate at home

Wood is such a fantastic material, given that it comes in an amazing variety of styles and colours, so it's absolutely perfect for creating a feature …

Designing Better Microapartments–By Living In Them

A proponent of small living shows off his latest tiny apartment, and what his next space will be.<p>With over 70,000 people per square mile, Manhattan is one of the most densely populated areas in the United States. Doing more with less space is a necessity of life and that often comes with …

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 …

Square’s success story, in two words: small businesses

Tod Wilson knows what it means to be a small business owner. He’s been traveling down the entrepreneurial path since he graduated high school. Working with his godfather in the bakery business got him hooked and eventually led him to open Mr. Tod’s Pie Factory in Somerset, New Jersey. But even …

How to design websites developers won’t hate

The process of designing a website interface feels similar to designing a mobile app interface. But development is vastly different between these two mediums. When designing a mockup, you’ll want to consider the potential pitfalls and drawbacks of each feature.<p>This is especially true of newer CSS3 …

Web Development

10 Design Features for Your Remodel

<i>By Adam Hobill, Houzz Contributor</i><p>When remodeling, people often spend time trying to save money on materials so they can add unique features that make their home feel special. And why not? Building is a big deal, and you should reward yourself. There's no shortage of choices for special features, so …

7 more questions asked by noob designers

Back in 2012, I wrote an article entitled 7 Questions Asked by Noob Designers, Answered. A lot has changed in the past three years in the design …

The historical origins of 6 swear words

In fact, Americans swear so often, the US made airing indecent or profane language during certain times a federal crime. Cue the FCC.<p>For the sake of knowledge though, we looked into the etymology of a few of these words. (Some of which violate our style guide!) Learn where they originated below.<p>The …

10 steps to starting a business while keeping your full-time job

I listed a number of reasons why this makes sense. I even included some practical steps.<p>But I didn't go far enough.<p>So here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful self-employed careers.<p>(His online courses "Launching a Business …

15 Life Lessons I'd Tell My Younger Stuck, Struggling, Entrepreneur Self

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“So you want to be an entrepreneur?” my mom and dad asked, questioning me at the dinner table. A little worried for my sanity and both entrepreneurs themselves, they warned me of the extremely hard work ahead of me.<p>I had just left my …

Top CEOs Reveal What It Takes to Start a Business (Infographic) | Inc.com

51% of Inc. 500 CEOs said they chose entrepreneurship because it suits their skills and abilities.<p>Recent research by Gallup and Inc. shows that those traits include a much higher than average level of determination, work ethic, and willingness to take on new challenges.<p><b>57%</b> <b>of Inc. 500 CEOs told us</b> …

Leadership

How this guy started a Twitter war that ended in him getting free pizza for a year

A British man’s pizza dreams have come true — he won free pizza once a week for an entire year simply by sending out a few tweets. We’re not saying …

Ice Cream

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …

The Top 5 Mistakes Made by Every New Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Many entrepreneurs are self-taught, so it's no surprise they take a wrong turn from time to time.<p>While you can't predict every error you'll make, there are some errors that happen more often than others. Read on to learn five of the most common mistakes new entrepreneurs make so you can <i>act</i> now, …

Small Business

Smart Small Apartment

1 of 8<p>Living Spaces<p>Maxwell has a few tricks to keep rooms from closing in. First, he gives each space at least three sources of light. "The same …

8 New Bathroom Decor Trends You Need to Bring Home

With new decor trends popping up left and right, it can be easy to feel like every room you <i>just</i> decorated already needs to be re-decorated. However, we’ve had our eye on a few design trends that look like they’re going to stick around for a while. The eight trends (and fab finds!) below will keep …

Interior Design

Eclectic Apartment Design Proposes A Fresh New Style

This is an apartment design conceptualized by INT2architecture, a multidisciplinary team that believes the answer to most questions can be found …

13 Scandinavian Trends About to Take the States by Storm

Coming soon to stylish Instagram accounts everywhere: wooden chairs and cacti. (Yes, cacti.)<p>Coming soon to stylish Instagram accounts everywhere: wooden chairs, pops of blue, and cacti. (Yes, cacti.)

Interior Design

10 Reasons to Start a Small Business Online

Starting your own business can be an exciting venture. However, trying to start a business at a physical location can be overwhelming. Businesses …

How to Save Your Business From Doom

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With 70 to 80 percent of businesses failing within the first 10 years, entrepreneurs know that starting a company isn’t easy. They also know that finding success takes more than a can-do attitude and some run-of-the-mill innovation. …

6 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Successfully Brand Themselves

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the last few years, personal branding has gone on from being an additional responsibility to one of the top priorities in marketing a business.<p>Over the last few years, branding has gone on from being an additional responsibility to …

How to Start a Business Without Quitting Your Day Job

And meet a bunch of folks who pulled it off.<p>Bill and Lauren Elward both held demanding full-time jobs when they started their online business, Castle …

6 web design trends taking over the Internet

We’re already halfway through 2015, and in the last few months we’ve seen many trends come and go. What has not gone, however, is the deliberate movement to get back to the basics without unnecessary features.<p>The days of cluttered pages overflowing with information have passed, and they’re being …

6 Mistakes That Can Kill A New Business Before It Starts

For entrepreneurs, there's a rush that sets in when an investor signs on, the first customer bites, or passion kicks into high gear. At some point, a surge of momentum signals it's finally time to start that new business. How exciting! Dreams are about to become reality!<p>Well, maybe.<p>Dreams are …

The Pro Designer Trick That Makes Homes Feel Cozy & Cohesive

When you're feeling like the rooms of your home are design <i>islands</i> — lovely spaces by themselves but not necessarily connected to the architecture of …