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Inside Philip Johnson's Underappreciated Glass House in Manhattan

The architectural legacy of the Rockefeller family in Manhattan is well-known, most obviously demonstrated in the slab-like Art Deco towers of the …

Architecture

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning and How they Differ from One Another

These are three terms that are heard all the time now, but often people still get confused about what each one really entails. Below is a quick …

Seven Amazing Chord Progressions to Inspire You

11<p>SHARES<p>Inspiration can take many forms. Our favorite bands and artists are usually good for a spark (or a lightning bolt) that jumpstart our …

Watch How Photoshop Can Transform a Dull Photo into a Vibrant Image That “Pops” (VIDEO)

Everyone wants to create dramatic images with vibrant, natural colors that "pop.” And as you’ll see in the video below, there’s a bit more involved …

Tutorials

10 of the best new graphic design tools for February

Just when you were starting to think February might be a slow month, along comes a slew of innovative new tools for graphic designers to crank things …

Natural Light vs Flash vs High Speed Sync: See the Difference

Same setting, same model, three different lighting scenarios. In this demo, Toronto wedding photographer Derrel Ho-Shing shows you the difference …

Wedding Photography

This tiny home was 3D-printed in 24 hours

And it cost just over $10,000<p>At this point, a house (or a five-story building) made of 3D-printed parts is no longer a shocking sight. However, a new project in Russia takes the instant gratification of a 3D-printed structure one step further by getting all the printing done right on site.<p>Completed …

Architecture

The Best Street Style Beauty From Milan's Fall 2017 Shows

As we’ve come to expect from seasons of Phil Oh’s sartorial snaps, this week’s Milan street style scene proved once again that in the scheme of Italian beauty statements, it’s the hair that reigns supreme.<p>Runway hair accessories were worn as badges of honor after shows, with Missoni’s pussy hats …

Street Style

Sony Xperia XZ Premium features 960 fps slow-motion and 4K display

Sony has today announced two new high-end Android smartphones, the Xperia XZ Premium and the Xperia XZs, which both use a 19MP 1/2.3 image sensor …

Motion Title Design: NBC Hero Logo

We would like to share this motion title design work by Lost Project for NBC. The famous logo was created in the 40s, we were first introduced to …

The Secret Behind This New Bulletproof Shield? Origami

To design a better shield for police officers, researchers looked to a seemingly fragile art form.<p>Origami, the Japanese art of folding paper, doesn’t seem like it could help stop bullets. But mechanical engineers at Brigham Young University have developed a new ballistic shield design for law …

Useful Design Tool: WebGradients.com

Tools, I think we are having the luxury of a huge range of variety of tools to increase your productivity in your workflow as a designer and even as …

New website Logobook archives logos going back to the 50s

Submit your work<p>Send us your latest projects, which we will review and consider to be featured on our website or in the print magazine.<p>Receive our …

Elon Musk's Simple, Effective Hype Strategy is Cryptic Teasers

SpaceX is not shy about spectacle. The company’s sincere goal of facilitating mass human travel to Mars has translated in an unprecedented openness …

Elon Musk

Quantum Gravity Loops Back To Ancient Atomic Logic, and The Big Bang Becomes A Big Bounce

1. Objective physics “misled” us—“reality is relational,” so says Carlo Rovelli in <i>Reality Is Not What It Seems</i>. We must loop back to a 2,300-year-old …

Did China Just Make ALL Stealth Fighters (Think the F-22 and F-35) Obsolete?

Could Beijing’s quantum radar technology render stealth aircraft obsolete?<p>While theoretically, if such a radar existed, it would be able to detect …

Silicon Valley has designed algorithms to reflect your biases, not disrupt them

Silicon Valley dominates the internet—and that prevents us from learning more deeply about other people, cultures, and places. To support richer understandings of one another across our differences, we need to redesign social media networks and search systems to better represent diverse cultural …

A Ninja Museum Is Coming to Japan

Ninjas are a dying breed, but the Japan Ninja Council has come up with a new plan to drum up excitement around the iconic warriors. As the Associated …

Temporary Tattoos Of Quirky Illustrations From Vintage Vogue Magazines

<b>If you love</b> fashion, you would want to get your hands on these new temporary tattoos by Tattly.<p><b>In celebration of</b> <i>Vogue</i>’s 125th anniversary in 2017, …

Architect Ricardo Bofill’s Abandoned Cement Factory Residence and Studio | Colossal

<p>In 1973 Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon a cement factory in Catalonia, Spain, an enormous compound of silos and buildings that …

Architecture

How to get the ‘Orange and Teal’ look in Adobe Lightroom

Editing images these days is not as simple as you may think. Sure, you can apply any filter you want in Instagram, but to really produce an image …

Tutorials

The Best Space Documentaries on Netflix

The truth is out there -- and on Netflix.<p>So far, space travel has been restricted to only a few select people who are lucky enough to convince a …

Space Exploration

Mastering Filters Series - 15-Stop Solid Neutral Density Filter

We continue our mastering filters series with an in-depth look at the 15-stop solid ND filter, a top choice for photographers that want to have …

5 Things You Should Know About the New Age of Video Marketing

Video marketing is taking over the content world. Don't miss out.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you using video yet as part of your marketing strategy? Are you looking for ways to connect on a deeper level with your audience? Advertising is quickly shifting away …

Boston Dynamics’ new robot is more radical than you

The robots are coming—for the X Games.<p>Boston Dynamics, a robotics company owned by Alphabet, previewed its latest robot, Handle, at a conference in Los Angeles earlier this month. As part of the conference, Boston Dynamics’ founder, Marc Raibert, introduced a short video of the robot, calling it …

Learn 7 Lightroom Tricks in 60 Seconds on Using Sliders to Speed up Your Workflow (VIDEO)

The use of sliders is a familiar practice for everyone who edits their images, regardless of the software employed. The most common practice is to …

Tutorials

Free Eric Kim Lightroom Presets 2017

With “Eric Kim Monochrome 1600” preset on Ricoh GR IIDear friends,As a gift, download <b>Eric Kim Lightroom Presets 2017</b> (my newest free collection of …

SpaceX to send two paying tourists around the moon and deep into space next year

SpaceX has announced it will fly two, mystery paying customers on a tourist trip around the moon next year.<p>What will be the first-ever privately-funded tourist flight beyond the International Space Station will use a spaceship under development for Nasa astronauts.<p>"Like the Apollo astronauts before …