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Best Architecture Schools for a World-Class Education

Do you have designs on a career in architecture? There are dozens of best architecture schools across the globe where you can get a first-class …

Beacon Relief Posters for Good

Marcio Gutheil is a Brazilian designer based in San Francisco, California. He is also the creative director at Upperquad Digital Studio. They started …

24+ Beautiful Ice And Snow Formations That Look Like Art

Ice can be damaging or deadly, but it can also inadvertently create some of the most beautiful and fascinating winter sights. The formation of ice is …

19 Magical Photos of Animals In Winter

We’ve written about how the world around us changes during the winter, but that’s not the only thing that changes; throughout the animal kingdom, …

2 Years Ago We Began Creating Comics With Twisted Endings

2 years ago we (writer Ehud Lavski and illustrator Yael Nathan), began creating short comics and uploading them to the internet. The only thing we …

Comics

Amazing architecture: The 20 best photographs of buildings from around the world

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Architecture

The CEO of the world's largest architecture firm reveals her favorite buildings of all time

Around the world, the company has more than 2,500 architects working on design projects, including a $600 million redevelopment of Chicago's oldest post office.<p>In an interview with Business Insider, Gensler co-CEO Diane Hoskins shared three of her favorite pieces of architecture of all time — two …

Vegan 16-Year-Old Stuns The World With His Stunning Desserts And Breakfasts, Becomes Instagram Star

If you're one of those people who thinks that vegan food is all leaves and dirt, get ready to be amazed. A 16-year-old Instagrammer named Jose is …

Japanese ‘Bonrama’ Art Turns Beautiful Bonsai into Tiny Countryside Dioramas

Bonsai and trains, these two seemingly disparate things actually come together beautifully in small dioramas called Bonrama. In Japan, train travel is a way of life for many people, which inspired Tetsuo Kawakami, president of the Railway Diorama Studio in Kyoto, to create these tiny art pieces …

Chihuly’s Colorful Glass Sculptures Sprout Up in the New York Botanical Garden

For over 45 years, the glistening glass sculptures of artist Dale Chihuly have mesmerized modern art lovers. With their bright colors and ethereal translucence, the awe-inspiring, large-scale pieces are particularly radiant when installed outdoors. To present the pieces at their al fresco finest, …

10+ Alpacas That Will Make Your Day

Few animals have the power to make us smile quite like alpacas. There's just something about the South American camelids that's difficult not to …

10 Fonts to Follow in 2017

You're reading 10 Fonts to Follow in 2017, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, …

Typography

Photographer Captures Visually Satisfying Symmetry of Budapest’s Ornate Theaters

Shot entirely in Budapest, Zsolt Hlinka‘s <i>Auditorium</i> is a photographic series that captures the symmetrical splendor of indoor architecture. Once again relying on symmetrical compositions, the photographer focuses on empty theaters for this new work.<p>Seeing these spaces, built for large crowds, …

10+ Creative Collars That Will Make You Want To Button All The Way Up

Whether you like to leave a few buttons loose, or you protect your neck at all times, it's undeniable that a collar defines your look. It's the …

Clothing

Tokyo Storefronts Captured In Watercolor By Polish Artist

Tokyo has earned the name of one of the most futuristic cities in the world with its otherworldly architecture and nightly neon glow. But Polish …

I’m Currently Backpacking Through Europe And Drawing Each City I Pass Through

My name is Maxwell Tilse. An Australian illustrator now living in London. I'm currently backpacking and keeping a comic diary of my travels.<p>On my …

100 Years Of Infographics From National Geographic

A new tome from Taschen explores why National Geographic‘s approach to information design has changed little since the 1800s.<p>The fact that <i>National Geographic</i> continues to be a collector’s item when other print magazines are struggling—there’s even a popular eBay guide for selling them–is testament …

A Beautiful Visualization Of How Your DSLR Camera Really Works

Leave it to a graphic designer to clearly visualize the complicated inner-workings of your digital camera in a way that actually makes sense.<p>Here’s the thing about expensive, hulking DSLR cameras: They take beautiful photographs, but only if you know how to use them. And understanding the various …

IKEA Renames Products After Most Googled Relationship Problems (10+ Pics)

Ikea has already solved our love problems with their witty instructions, but this time it's their products that are going to help us with our …

Woman Captures Rare Sight of a Perfectly Spherical Cloud Floating in the Sky

We’ve all seen clouds that seemingly resemble real things, but what about a fluffy orb that just hangs in the sky? <i>That</i> is truly unusual. Twitter user @pmxpvrtmx (aka Poppy) recently witnessed this incredible sight and captured the spherical cloud as it hovered above houses in Fujisawa, a city in …

The “Bart And Lisa” Theory Of Information Design

In a new book, Jennifer Daniel uses design to illustrate the origin stories of everything, from Big Bang theory to earwax.<p>When she was working as graphics editor for the <i>New York Times</i>, Jennifer Daniel and her team developed a philosophy they termed the “Bart and Lisa approach” to designing …

Artist Completes Gigantic Pen & Ink Drawing After 3.5 Years

From great pain often comes great artwork. Such is the case with Manabu Ikeda‘s monumental <i>Rebirth,</i> a 13′ x 10′ masterpiece that the artist toiled over for 3.5 years, working 10 hours a day. It’s Ikeda’s largest work to date and is the Japanese artist’s response to the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and …

Cheeky Sign Artworks Say What Everyone's Really Thinking

Michael Pederson's illegal signs can be funny, but also soothing.<p>If someone could catch their random walking-down-the-street thoughts and leave them on the sidewalk for others to pick up, they'd probably look like the witty street signs of Australian artist Michael Pederson. Posted illegally, …

Tokyo, Which Hasn’t Seen November Snow In Over 50 Years, Surprised To Wake Up In A Winter Wonderland

Tokyo hasn't seen snow in November for over 50 years, yet just yesterday residents of the Japanese capital woke up to an early winter wonderland.<p>In …

9 business cards for graphic designers you’ll want to keep

Much of the work of graphic designers today exists only in pixel form. But that doesn’t mean the appeal of print design has gone away; quite the …

Spectacular Historical Beauty of an Empty Italian Castle Captured Before It’s Too Late

Roman Robroek calls himself a “photographer of abandoned places,” capturing the exquisite—and often decaying—beauty that’s left behind. Two years ago, he ventured to an Italian castle called Castello di Sammezzano and explored its breathtaking grounds. Although it’s often referred to as abandoned, …

Abandoned Buildings

Charming Illustrations Fuse Nature with Quotes to Inspire Creativity in Our Own Lives

Illustrator Katie Daisy was raised among the wildflowers and grew up with a deep appreciation for the natural world. This love for warm breezes, feathered friends, and green meadows has stayed with her into adulthood, and she infuses the same liveliness and vibrant colors into everything she …

Creativity

Culinary Artist Creates Cookie Masterpieces Inspired by Japanese Cultural Motifs

These detailed designs may look like skillfully painted portraits, but they are actually iced sugar cookies. The mind behind these brilliant biscuits is Japanese artist/baker Chihiro Ogura. She runs a small, independent baking company named ANTOLPO that produces a collection of amazing custom …

Art

Modern 3D-Printed Aquariums Seamlessly Combine Nature and Art

Haruka Misawa of Misawa Design Institution explores the unique environmental variation between air and water through a series of 3D printed aqua-sculptures, known as <i>Waterscapes</i>. The Japanese designer has created artistic aquariums lined with naturally inspired elements which were printed using the …

3D Printing

Charming Planters with Sweet Smiles Carry Bright Blooms on Their Backs

There are many charming ways to display a plant other than using a conventional clay pot. Japanese shop Harimogura has crafted playful solutions to this design challenge with nature-themed planters that hold succulents and small blooms. Adorable aardvarks, kangaroos, cats, and crocodiles are …

Sculpture