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The Stair House by David Coleman Architecture

Overlooking Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains, this Seattle house sits on a steep lot where an existing structure was demolished to make way …

Incredible colouring book makes stress melt away

Get your issue today!<p>The colouring book trend is rapidly sweeping the world, as adults get hooked on the therapeutic benefits of colouring and …

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Design your own notebook with Book Block

Notebooks are an imperative part of any designer's life – from doodling a new design or scribbling down important ideas, having the right kind of …

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Waste Your Day Away With This Gold Mine Of Games Made Specifically For Designers

We love video games for designers and design lovers. Like this one. And this one. Or this one.<p>That’s why Games for Designers is like an early Christmas gift. It’s a treasure trove featuring games about fonts, kerning, Photoshop, color, bezier curves, logo design, and more.<p>Created by Geoffrey Dorne, …

Learning to Sketch vs. Sketching to Learn

5 Lessons from Sketching Lab 2015<p>Sketching Lab is an annual design conference in San Jose, Costa Rica that promotes the design process and visual …

10 things you should know before moving to Germany

Though I've lived abroad a few other times as a student and a "slow" traveler, this has been my first real experience living abroad.<p>Without question, it's been a learning experience and I've come away with a lot of great stories.<p>Everything from the process of moving to a new country, embracing a …

BIG launches Kickstarter for a steam ring generator atop the world's cleanest power plant

1/4<p>BIG seeks your help to build a steam ring generator for the world's cleanest power plant<p>Back in 2013, the Bjarke Ingels Group broke ground on what …

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10 Email Etiquette Tips To Build Your Professional Image

In my daily work as an academic advisor in higher education, a large percentage of my professional communication is composed via email …

How to Analyze Data: 6 Useful Ways To Use Color In Graphs

See Plotly’s Blog for Interactive Versions of the Plots Below<p>Effectively using color means your graphs clearly communicate your data. This post shows …

D-School Futures: SCAD's Owen Foster on the Value of Being a Hybrid Designer and the Four Most Important Qualities in an ID Student

<i>This is the latest installment of D-School Futures, our interview series on the evolution of industrial design education. Today we have answers from</i> …

How A Philosophy Of “Informed Creativity” Drives Design At Map

“There’s a misconception that design is a kind of mythical process,” Map’s Jon Marshall says.<p>Upon opening Kano, a DIY computer, you’re greeted with a vibrant orange keyboard, neatly coiled color-coded cables, a circuit board, and illustrated manuals are as artfully boxed as any Apple device. But …

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20 Awesome DIY Halloween Costumes You Should Start Working on Now

Halloween is currently two months away. That seems like a lot of time but let’s be honest, it’s definitely going to creep up on you. Then, before you know it, you’re going out in last year’s costume because you ran out of time. Halloween Fail! Get a head start on things this year by sorting out …