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UI Inspiration: This week's selections from Outcrowd, Mario Šestak, Adrián Somoza and more

It's that time of the week for our collection of UI/UX interactions to boost your UI inspiration. We are focusing on cool animations, layout designs, …

UI Design

What 347 Rejection Emails Taught Me About Failure

Wait until email number 348.<p>I don't have the emails anymore, but I remember counting them.<p>It was way back in 2001, a few weeks after losing my job in the corporate world. I was morally against spam, so I crafted each pitch to a magazine editor one by one, customizing them to the target audience (in …

Study Skills

3D-printed smartphone microscope is good enough for scientists

Your smartphone could soon be a fully functional microscope capable of examining samples as small as 1/200th of a millimeter. Australian researchers have developed a clip-on device that requires no external light or power sources to produce a clear picture of microscopic organisms and cells from …

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Best Free Web Icon Packs for 2018

You're reading Best Free Web Icon Packs for 2018, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

Graphics

7 Toxic Thoughts You Need to Stop Now (If You Want to Succeed)

All actions results from thought, so it is thoughts that matter.<p>Are you the kind of <b>person who overthinks</b> and <b>overanalyzes everything</b> so much that you end up working less effectively than you'd like?<p>The good news is you're not alone. It's a trait shared by many, many people--particularly those in …

Self-help

Steelcase SILQ Office Chair

Simplicity is a core tenet of great design. The Steelcase SILQ Office Chair embodies this ideal by removing every adjustment except height. In its …

Mozilla's new Things Gateway is an open home for your smart devices

If you’re a smart home fanatic, you’re probably familiar with the struggles of getting devices from disparate developers to play nicely with each other. You may have a thermostat that works over one protocol, and a light switch that communicates over another. The fragmentation is real, and it means …

Plus Hus

Whether it's an office, guest house, or a new abode, Plus Hus gives you 320 square feet to do with what you like. The simple rectangular structure is …

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Don't Set Up an LLC Without Doing This 1 Thing

Make sure you understand the tax issues associated with LLCs before you dive into your next business venture.<p>You're starting a new business. Your friend told you to set up a limited liability company (LLC). So you set one up and opened up a bank account. You're ready to dive in. But you forgot one …

Tax Preparation

Stunning shipping container home can be yours for $125k

Architect and builder Ty Kelly wanted to disconnect from the stresses of city life in Seattle – so he built an incredible shipping container home …

Rent this modern stunner in Costa Rica for your next seaside adventure

By award-winning architect Benjamin Garcia Saxe<p>With spring just around the corner, it’s high time to start planning your summer holidays. To help kickstart your wanderlust, here’s another stunning vacation home by Costa Rican architect Benjamin Garcia Saxe, a master of indoor-outdoor modern design. …

For $799K, a stunning modern masterpiece in Claremont

Once photographed by the great Julius Shulman<p>Built in 1954 as a personal residence for Ken McLeod, a builder and craftsman who grew up in the neighborhood and worked with numerous big-name architects of the period, this Claremont midcentury is certainly easy on the eyes.<p>Set far back on its lot, the …

Formerly Home to an Artist and Knitwear Designer, a Commercial Space-Turned-Dwelling Hits the Market

Tucked away behind a storefront-like facade on London’s Fashion Street is a five-story Victorian home on the market that’s gone through two astounding revivals by London-based creative agency, Brinkworth.<p>Listed for roughly $3.7 million and measured at approximately 3,000 square feet, this former …

This artist uses amazing Photoshop skill to transfer his subjects wherever they want to be

There are not many photographers left who don’t use Photoshop. Sometimes it’s just a tool for small enhancements, and sometimes it’s used to create a …

Tutorials

How to Make PVC Look Like Wood

Jason Poplinski's method is inexpensive and effective<p>If you're building a set, an installation or props, it might be helpful to have a ready source …

Woodworking

Apple design director perfects a prefab home into an ultra-minimal, modern dwelling

It should come as no surprise that when Apple’s Director of Store Design was in the market for a new house, he wanted a home that would be as modern …

Five of the best Toronto home interiors on Dezeen

As this year's Interior Design Show prepares to open in Toronto, we select five of the city's best home interiors from the pages of Dezeen.<p><b>Junction</b> …

The Barn

Resembling the classic farmstead outbuilding on the outside, The Barn uses a mix of rustic finishes and modern updates for a one-of-a-kind …

Screens made out of raw concrete pipes provide privacy for this chic modern home

Cyprus-based architects Varda Studio are proving that industrial chic can be sustainable. The designers have just unveiled an amazing home complete …

A lush curtain of greenery provides privacy for this sprawling home in Vietnam

A curtain of lush greenery flows along the main hallway of this gorgeous residence in Vietnam. MIA Design Studio designed the Drawer House for a …

I Glimpse Into The Imagination Of A Child Through My Fine Art Photography

I am a photographer in Michigan who specializes in fine art portraits. I use animals in most of my images as a form of my art.<p>Some are done as …

15 Powerful Plugins For Photoshop And Sketch

Photoshop and Sketch are powerful tools widely used by designers and developers. Sometimes it might seem that features are endless. But it can get better.<p>What could help significantly increase the efficiency and quality of the work are powerful plugins.<p>Here you will find a list of 15 plugins for …

Tutorials

7 prefab homes that impressed us in 2016

Another prefabulous year behind us!<p>The idea that prefab homes can provide an efficient alternative to traditional construction is no longer news. Besides digging deep into all kinds of prefab dreams percolating throughout the last century, Curbed also been sharing plenty of prefab options currently …

Airy modern prefab cabin was built for $80,000

And assembled in 10 days<p>DublDom, a series of affordable prefab homes from Moscow firm Bio Architects, has unveiled its latest project. Clocking in at 1,184 square feet, this single-level woodland residence represents a larger home in the DublDom line up, which currently offers models ranging from …

Living room: design ideas & pictures

When it comes to living room design, there are no set-in-stone rules. These spaces can be an expression of personality, character and style, whether …

Home Decorating

Installing an SSD on your Mac? Don't make this mistake

If you have replaced the hard drive on your Mac with an SSD (which you should do), you already know how much faster your computer is. However, I'm going to show you how to avoid this one simple mistake that so many of us make when installing a new SSD. By default, Mac OS, unlike Windows, doesn't …

Using Clipping Masks and Drop Shadows to Turn Any Portrait Into a Sculpturesque Image

Although they often get overlooked in the Photoshop workflow, clipping masks can make for some very interesting effects in images. A perfect example …