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Incredibly Elaborate Illustrations by Victo Ngai

New York-based illustrator Victo Ngai creates captivating illustrations with elaborate narratives. Her unique style features swirls of lines and colors that are alive with energy and movement. In much of her work, Ngai uses a signature palette of oranges, reds, greens, and browns to create the …

Digital Art

The Art Of Letting Go: How I Learned To Stop Procrastinating

Distractions and false needs are controlling your life. Zen Habits’ Leo Babauta tells us why you need to let go.<p>People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar. –Thich Nhat Hanh<p>The end of procrastination is the art of …

Procrastination

How to Organize a Closet

It’s a running joke that every impeccably designed home has at least one closet door that remains closed at all costs! Do you have a closet that’s …

5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

Because if you make enough money, people call you “eccentric” instead of “crazy.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars, and not settle for jobs, but pursue careers.<p>Thing …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

11 Unlikely Life Lessons From The Super Successful

1. Be a social ninja.<p>Have you ever had a conversation with someone, gotten a great impression, then, upon walking away, realized you hardly learned …

Epic A Cappella Daft Punk Video Decisively Proves that Creativity Trumps Budget

Most of you have seen this video, of that we have no doubt. In the 5 days since it debuted it has acquired over <i>9 million views</i>, and so we’re not …

16 Mind-Blowing Designs That Digital Fabrication Made Possible

3-D printed dresses, Laser Vapor Talon shoes, and a Twisted Dump Truck: Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital, a new exhibit at MAD, presents the work of 80 cutting-edge digital-dependent artists.<p>Artists’ mediums have evolved dramatically since the days of ye olde paint brushes and pencils. It …

Vegan Restaurant in Madrid Features an Exciting Ephemeral Installation

Wandering on the streets of Madrid, this splendid city of culture and siestas, is an exciting thing to do. A city filled with life and colour makes …

The Most Iconic Banksy Works Of All Time

Earlier this week Banksy revealed he would spend the month of October putting up art around New York City.<p>In honor of his NYC takeover, we're taking a look back at some of his most iconic works.

Streetwear

Back To School: 10 Simple And Functional Desks For A Successful Start

A new school year is about to start and with it comes the opportunity to also make some changes around the house. Maybe it’s time for some new …

Closet Case: 8 Steps to Perfect Organization

Lisa Adams of L.A. Closet Design breaks down the how-to.<p>Our search for well-formed closet inspiration began where much of our time is currently spent, ogling Instagram. There, we came upon Lisa Adams's chic compilation of images of well-controlled chaos under the name of her company L.A. Closet …

A Notebook Made for your Whole Brain

Some people, like myself, like to believe we’re equal parts right brain (for creativity) and left brain (for rationality), because not everyone is …

Design Your Own Furniture With These Building Blocks For Grownups

The anti-Ikea “Everything” wood module lets users not just assemble but design their own furniture.<p>Designer David Graas doesn’t quite know how many configurations there are for his modular furniture system, “Everything but the Manual.” He never thought he had to work them all out. Fair enough: …

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De-clutter Desk With Modular Modo

If you feel a twinge of embarrassment when you look at the clutter on your desk, then you are in serious need of help. Pens, wires, gadgets, …

6 Secrets Of Super Productive To-Do Lists

While it may appear simple, the to-do list is a many-splendored thing. Here are half a dozen ways to make yours splendid.<p>Just as there’s a difference between typing and writing, convulsing and dancing, and noshing and tasting, there’s a difference between emailing yourself about every project …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

InterAct

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

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