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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

11 unwritten rules of design

From grid theory to the Golden Ratio, there are a set of fundamental principles that are passed down from generation to generation of designers. …

You can now ask Google to remove links about you

If there's something online you don't want people to see, you can now ask Google to pretend the offending item doesn't exist.<p>The search giant has created an online form through which you can ask for links to personal data or posts about you to be removed from its search results. The new form is in …

Why We Need Infographics (and How to Make Them Great)

<i>Alexander Huls is a freelance writer who has been writing about pop culture for over five years. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic, National Post, Film School Rejects, and more. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with</i> …

Do You Know These 10 Selection Tools in Adobe Photoshop?

When it comes to localized image editing, Photoshop is probably a photographer’s best choice among different post-processing software. The beauty and …

Amazing Spokeless Bike Design Folds Up Like an Umbrella

In smaller living spaces, bike storage can be a tricky thing to figure out. A cumbersome bicycle is great for transportation needs, but it takes up a lot of room inside a home. For those who live in an apartment, the vehicle generally ends up parked right beside the living room couch or hanging on …

Living Rooms

New Magic-Themed Lighting from Karman

Karman, an Italian company specializing in lighting, has presented their newest 2014 collection based on the themes of magic, entertainment, and …

Darwin Font Family from Los Andes

The versatile Darwin font family.<p>Type designer Mendoza Vergara has created the <b>Darwin font family</b> in 2014 for font publisher Los Andes. Its geometric …

Typography

The Depreciating Value of Form in the Age of Digital Fabrication

<i>In this article, originally appearing on the Australian Design Review as "</i>Tolerance and Customisation: a Question of Value<i>", Michael Parsons argues</i> …

Fabrication

Tetra Shed: A Multi-Functional, Modular Building System Now Available

Remember Innovation Imperative's modular alternative to the “cuboid office?” Shortly after featuring it on ArchDaily interest for the innovative …

Fish

The Architecture of Kowloon Walled City: An Excerpt from 'City of Darkness Revisited'

<i>In light of the release of a second,</i> <i>revised edition of City of Darkness</i> <i>-- the authoritative text on Kowloon Walled City, which you can help Kickstart</i> …