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10 Lessons I’ve Learned After Traveling For 10 Years

Dear friend, There is no right or wrong way to travel— but I will just share with you how I travel: First of all, I never fly first class or …

How to Shoot Sunset Silhouettes in a Water Drop… Without Leaving Home

Photographer Mithun M Das captured this creative and romantic photo of a kissing couple’s silhouette in a drop of water hanging off the end of a …

Photography

The Return of Samurai Jack Will Be A Bittersweet Reunion

Nothing is known about the return of <i>Samurai Jack</i>. All fans have to go on is a six second trailer and a brief announcement that the show will be …

The Modern Letter - The Best of the Bauhaus Typography

Piet Zwart - pages from NKF cableworks catalog, 1928<p>Piet Zwart was a Dutch typographer, photographer, and industrial designer. He was trained as an …

Typography

Two Things Advertising Agencies Need To Prove

A few weeks ago, I published an article explaining how traditional advertising agencies are putting themselves out of business. The reaction was quick and affirming—thousands of people took to social media to share and comment, and Michael Farmer’s book, <i>Madison Avenue Manslaughter</i> temporarily sold …

Advertising Industry

Here Are the Best Wildlife Photos of the Year

Nature, 1st prize storiesA Bornean orangutan climbs over 30 meters up a tree in the rain forest of Gunung Palung Nationa<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Tim Laman<p>1 of …

These 10 space images look unbelievable, but are actually real (pictures)

Uber just completely changed its logo and branding

If you update your Uber app today, you might notice something is a little different: gone is the "U" logo, replaced with a... circle thing. Uber describes the square at the center of the new logo as the "bit," something that will appear throughout the design of the company's site and redesigned …

20 Fantastic Flat Icons and Their Meaning In Logo Design

Icons tell stories. And when it comes to building visual identity for a brand, iconography plays a big part. Icons, incorporated into logos, not just make brand identities visually appealing but they also tend to deliver brand’s vision or underline message more effectively. Each icon ensues an …

Graphic Design

Redesigning Cities For Bikes, Not Cars: 2015 In Bicycles

The trick to creating better biking cities is really obvious: If you build more bike lanes, more people will bike.<p>If cities want more people to bike instead of drive, the solution isn’t complicated: Redesign streets that were originally designed for cars to make them safe and easy to ride a bike …

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Naoto Fukasawa On Designing With Objectivity And Interaction In Mind

The renowned Japanese practitioner talks about “design dissolving into behavior.”<p>Naoto Fukasawa‘s work is subtle, but there’s always a bit of poetry behind it. Over the years, he’s collaborated with a number of companies and designed a wealth of objects including tea kettles and radically …

The productivity trick one author used to write over 40 books

Over the next 38 years, he published 47 novels, 18 works of non-fiction, 12 short stories, 2 plays, and an assortment of articles and letters.<p>Trollope achieved his incredible productivity by writing in 15-minute intervals for three hours per day.<p>His strategy is explained in Mason Currey's book, …

7 personality traits of great designers

Like we mentioned above, usability testing reveals smarter paths to satisfying user and business goals. The more you understand your users and their behavior (Empathy), the more-informed your business decisions.<p>Beyond studying users, designers need to also grasp why projects were initiated in the …

Meet The Artist Who Handpaints Striking, Retro Poster Signs For A Living

<b>Dutch artist</b>, Henry van der Horst makes a living by painting signs for anyone around the world who wants to bring across their messages in his …

Streetwear

A Stark New Munich Museum Reveals How The Nazis Were Made

There are no artifacts at a new museum in Munich tracing the rise of Nazism—and the stark words and images make a powerful impact.<p>A visit to Munich …

Here’s what Apple’s completely different San Francisco fonts looked like in 1984 and 2014

Apple is reportedly set to refresh its upcoming mobile and desktop operating systems with a new font called San Francisco.<p>But turns out this isn’t Apple’s first font named for the city by the bay. When the company debuted the Macintosh computer in 1984, it came with a font called San Francisco …

SpaceX's Mars travel posters make us want to explore the red planet

SpaceX has released a few Mars travel posters in the same vein as NASA's vintage exoplanet ones, and they're making us sad we were born too early for space exploration. Valles Marineris the "land of Martian chasms and craters," as the poster says, is an enormous series of canyons. Olympus Mons is …

12 New Free Fonts for Designers

GDJ offer huge collection of <b>Free Fonts</b>, download fonts for commercial or personal usage. Today’s we’re gathered best fonts for headings and …

World War II’s Strangest Battle: When Americans and Germans Fought Together

For one time only, Germans and Allies fought together in WWII. Andrew Roberts on a story so wild that it has to be made into a movie.<p>The most …

Did This Woman Predict ‘Mad Men’s Ending Two Years Ago?

Two years ago, Lindsey Green posted a conspiracy theory that the show is really about a real-life, unsolved historical footnote. With two episodes to …

Is NASA about to crack interstellar travel?

NASA has a well-deserved reputation for making the unthinkable a reality. So what are we to make of it when a handful of NASA scientists quietly leak …

When American Soldiers Opened Buchenwald (PHOTOS)

NEVER FORGET<p>On April 11, 1945, U.S. soldiers liberated the concentration camp of Buchenwald. Left behind by fleeing Germans were starving survivors, …

Nazi Concentration Camps

NASA says wispy green objects in space are tens of thousands of light years long

NASA seems to always be taking images of some spectacular sights in the universe around us. A series of objects were photographed in deep space that …

Designing the Visual Identity of 'Girls'

We talked to creative director Howard Nourmand about working with Lena Dunham on 'Girls' and 'It's Me, Hilary: The Man Who Drew Eloise.'<p>Grand Jeté<p>The title sequence for <i>Girls</i> is simple but distinct: a single frame of bold typography. Though Lena Dunham's HBO series nearly kicked off with an intro …

A Rare Interview With Graphic Design Legend Massimo Vignelli

From 2006, the late designer shares the story behind his infamous New York subway map and why typographic elegance will prevail.<p><b>Gary Hustwit: Can you talk about the map you designed for the New York subway system in the ’70s?</b><br>Such a controversial thing. It’s funny, but I realized the other day the …

Photographer Unknowingly Captures a Bird Flying into a Solar Eclipse | Colossal

<p>While standing in her backyard garden this morning around 9:20am in Leicestershire, UK, photographer Amy Shore snapped away at a perfectly clear …

Adorable And Witty Comics Of Animals Having Conversations

<b>As an animator</b> for the show <i>The Simpsons</i>, Liz Climo gets her inspiration from her creative colleagues in their daily interactions.<p><b>It is also</b> evident …

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