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The Arresting Illustrations of 19th Century Fantasy Artist Gustave Doré

Today is the birthday of the great 19th century French artist Gustave Doré, a sculptor and book illustrator whose work set the stage for today’s …

55 Logo Templates

55 modern and minimalist logo templates for Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.Handcrafted with love and attention, this exceptional set of modern logo …

New Book Illustrates Different Sketching Processes Used by Industrial Designers

Tom Skeehan's book on design drawing is 200 pages of Australian goodness<p>Remember rendering expert Mark Kokavec releasing his <i>How to Draw Figures</i> book? …

Sketching

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Mobile Application

Most modern people would find it difficult to imagine their day using the smartphone «just for calls». Most mobile devices jumped far beyond the …

Top 15 Green Home Improvements and their Costs – DIY Green Living Ideas

Home energy efficiency is both a journey and an objective. The objective is as simple as going Green. You optimize the resources of your home while …

7 Unbelievable Tips That Will Make Your Business A Success | Founder's Guide

So, you’ve had that business idea that you think is going to change your life. But do you really know how to make your business a success? Here are …

Why the Best Leaders Actually Work Behind the Scene

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Get More Done: 15 Things the Most Successful People Do Differently to Be More Productive

And the best part is, you can adopt them all.<p>Some people get more done than others -- a <i>lot</i> more.<p>But how?<p>To find out, Kevin Kruse, a keynote speaker on wholehearted leadership and extreme productivity and the author of <i>15 Secrets Ultra-Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, interviewed over …

Time Management

3 Things You Must Believe If You Want to Be Successful

At school, at the gym, or at work, this mindset is essential for reaching your goals.<p>There are two types of people in the world: those who dream and those who do. What sets them apart?<p>What sets apart the student who perseveres from the one who decides education isn't really for her? What makes one …

Self-improvement

9 Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Entire Home Look Like a Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet.<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

The 10 best new graphic design tools for August

We’re in summer holiday mode, so this month’s round-up of the best new graphic design tools starts with a punch of publishing inspiration.<p>The brand …

Artist Rafael Varona crams magical stories into tiny GIFs

"It saved my life."<p>The second edition of "Impossible Bottles" features miniature worlds that are even more dense with detail than the originals. One bottle shows a mad scientist powering his home with a massive, lumbering robot underground. Another features a group of foreign explorers apparently …

Music Videos

9 top tips for drawing in black and white

This may seem like an odd way to start an article on black and white drawings, but when I was a kid, my favourite drawing tool was a blue crayon. I …

Master the Tricky Art of Comedic Timing in Comic Books

If you ever want your comic book to be funny, you’ll need to focus on the beats.<p>Though the three-panel format of “Sunday Funnies,” including comic strips like <i>Garfield</i> and <i>Dilbert</i>, is famously associated with comedy, nailing funny bits in comic books is trickier. Thankfully for aspiring comic …

3 Nordic Design Fairs: Northern Lights

What do CERN, chocolate and 1.618 Paris have in common this autumn? Obviously, all are involved in these three Nordic design fairs. If you’re not …

10 Must-Have Books for 2-Year-Olds

Two-year-olds aren’t terrible. In fact, they’re pretty awesome — especially when they have a book pressed between their chubby little hands. Some of …