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Cozy Kitchens with Wood Ceilings

Wood details can take a kitchen design to the next level, especially when it comes to the ceiling. From large beams to natural-hued paneling, wood …

Interior Design

A Shadow-Inspired Drinks Cabinet by Hugh Miller Furniture

Hugh Miller Furniture spent approximately 1000 hours hand-making the ‘In Shadows’ Drinks Cabinet which debuts during the London Design Festival. The …

Furniture

A Beginner’s Guide to Clearing, Cleansing, and Charging Crystals

Many people use crystals to soothe their mind, body, and soul. Some believe that crystals act on an energetic level, sending natural vibrations out …

Crystals

Reishi mushrooms are seriously trending—but what are their health benefits, exactly?

When a superfood’s called “the king of mushrooms,” you know it’s got something special going on. And while reishi mushrooms won’t turn you into the …

Immune System

Tumblr Gets A New Polished Logo And Its Own Bespoke Typeface

Image via DINAMO<br>Tumblr, the meme-ridden social network that served as a dashboard for inspiration before Pinterest came along, has been given a new …

Biomimicry in UX: learning design from nature

<b>“Biomimicry is an approach to innovation that seeks sustainable solutions to human challenges by emulating nature’s time-tested patterns and</b> …

UX Design

Secret Garden Wedding Inspiration at an 18th Century Irish Greenhouse

If it’s classic romance you’re after, it certainly isn’t hard to find in a secret garden tucked away on the property of an 18th century Irish Manor. …

The Artist’s Reality: Mark Rothko’s Little-Known Writings on Art, Artists, and What the Notion of Plasticity Reveals about Storytelling

“While the authority of the doctor or plumber is never questioned, everyone deems himself a good judge and an adequate arbiter of what a work of art should be and how it should be done.”<p><i>“Artists have no choice but to express their lives,”</i> Anne Truitt wrote in her endlessly insightful diary. If it’s …

Art

Strawberry Moon Rituals That Will Manifest All Your Dreams Of Magic & Abundance

Another full moon and another opportunity to reap bounty, wealth, and insight from higher realms is upon us. Although full moons often open pathways …

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Adobe Has Created Five Fonts From the Lost Lettering of Original Bauhaus Designers

Last year, to kick off its “Hidden Treasures” campaign, Adobe partnered with an award-winning Photoshop brush maker and Oslo’s Munch Museum to …

Elegant Editorial Design for Typoforma Issue No. 1

Firman Suci Ananda and Zulfan Iskandar are designers from Indonesia and they shared this very inspiring graphics and editorial design post on their …

Famous Logos Redesigned with Their Font Names

If you’re anything like us, you probably spend way too much time nerding out about fonts and their use in design. Italian designer Emanuele Abrate is …

The Internet Can’t Handle 070 Shake’s “Ghost Town” Feature on Kanye West’s ‘ye’

Kanye West’s latest album <i>ye</i> only reached our ears several days ago, and opinions are still forming, however one particular feature on the album is …

Spiritual Anatomy: Never Mind

June 2, 2018 by Christopher Drysdale<p>Mind, body, and spirit; these are ideas we take for granted. Yet, in our culture, the understanding of these …

Read This and You'll Always Want to Keep a Can of Chickpeas in Your Pantry

Yes, there is hummus. And chocolate hummus. But did you know a wallet-friendly can of chickpeas can do a whole lot more than collapse into a swirl of …

Food

Where to Buy the Kendrick Lamar x Nike Cortez

Top Dawg Entertainment has kicked off the Championship Tour, so the time to pick up your exclusive TDE and Nike merch is now!<p>As Kendrick Lamar, SZA, …

Kendrick Lamar

The L.A. Director Behind Childish Gambino's "This Is America" Video Is Making His Mark

By now you’ve probably seen the music video sensation of the year (or at least the week), “This Is America” by Childish Gambino, aka actor Donald …

Donald Glover

How ‘Lyricist Lounge, Vol. 1’ Lived Up To Its Promise To Bring Hip-Hop Back, Twenty Years Later

It’s widely accepted hip-hop canon that Rawkus Records was one of the most groundbreaking, forward-thinking rap labels in the world.<p>However, what might have gotten lost in the process of sanctioning the highly-regarded indie label into the lauded halls of hip-hop holy writ is the fact that there …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The 19 essential vegan restaurants in New York City

When it comes to vegan restaurants in New York City these days, a foodie has an overwhelming abundance of options. Over the past few years, vegan …

Kendrick Lamar Won A Pulitzer Prize & The Historical Importance Of His Achievement Should Not Be Overlooked

Rap legend. Grammy-winner. History-maker. On April 16, Kendrick Lamar won a Pulitzer Prize for <i>DAMN.,</i> and his album is the first rap album ever to …

J. Cole has a new album coming out on 4/20, and Twitter is (mostly) excited

J. Cole did the surprise album announcement thing on Monday and Twitter felt all kinds of ways about it.<p>It might not seem like it, but it’s been a …

Pulitzer Prize Administrator Says Kendrick Lamar’s Win Was a 'Complete Surprise' for the Rapper

In a historic moment, the Pulitzer Prize for Music was awarded this year to <i>Damn</i> by Kendrick Lamar.<p>It’s the first time that a rap album has received …

Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' Wins Historic Pulitzer Prize In Music

Since (at least) the release of <i>good kid, m.A.A.d. city</i> in 2012, the singularity of Kendrick Lamar has been plainly evident. But with the Pulitzer Prize in Music for 2018 being given to the Compton rapper for his 2017 album <i>DAMN.</i>, his exceptionalism is now officially historic: It's the first time in …

Kendrick Lamar

The key to Leonardo da Vinci's genius is a practice that anyone can learn

In late 2017, <i>Salvator Mundi</i>, one of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings, sold for $450.3 million.<p>For a child born out of wedlock in the 15th century, that's quite an accomplishment. And yet, many would argue that this isn't even close to being his greatest contribution to humanity.<p>When the word</i> …

How Writing Sparks the Best Natural High

Back in my younger days I liked to get a buzz. In fact I still do. Now my drug of choice is legal and free, with no hangover.<p>For the purpose of …

Designing Wakanda: An interview with Black Panther’s production designer

<b>Note</b>: <i>This article contains a few spoilers from the Black Panther movie.</i><p>When this article was originally published, <i>Black Panther</i> was on the second day of its opening weekend in Chinese cinemas. Before opening in China on Friday, the Marvel Studios movie directed by Ryan Coogler had already grossed …

Black Panther

Cassette Tape Movie Posters

Price: ~$10+ | BuyJordan Bolton Design makes movie and TV show posters that look like stacks of cassette tapes. The title and cast are on the …

This Famous Albert Einstein Quote Nails It. The Smartest People Today Display This 1 Trait

Enhance relationships, have great conversations, think creatively, and problem-solve better.<p>In one famous quote, Albert Einstein explained his genius when he famously said, "I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious."<p>The second part of that quote is certainly good news for the …