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It Pays To Be Bored

Having nothing to do is a great way to get thinking done.<p>Life has always had distractions, from the Black Plague to television, but these days distraction feels like a way of life. “It’s hard to be bored almost anywhere,” cultural anthropologist Genevieve Bell said in a 2011 TEDx talk. Digital …

Monster Alphabet Makes Learning To Read Creepy-Fun

These 26 wretched beast-letters, illustrated for a children’s book, are captivatingly scary.<p>If the cast of classic Nickolodeon cartoon <i>AAH! Real Monsters</i> got together with Jean-Michel Basquiat’s colorful characters and had 26 letter-shaped babies, they might look like designer Chris Yoo’s new …

Get to Know the Sign Painters Behind the Art We Overlook Every Day, Documentary Style

By - May 19, 2014<p>Growing up, my parents raised me on the disposition that it's good to be uncomfortable once in a while. "It puts hair on your …

Photographer Arvida Byström on Selfies and Gender Identity

Two years ago, Swedish artist Arvida Byström grew tired of the lack of jobs and places to live in her native Stockholm and left for London. Since then, she’s put on shows at her own gallery Gal in Limehouse, East London, and worked on a number of magazine and art projects. Recently, Byström’s art …

Cultural Appropriation

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Baron Neue, Identica, Pharmount

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Lobo – Portfolio WordPress Theme

Lobo, a modular and responsive portfolio WordPress theme.<p><b>Lobo</b> is a beautifully designed portfolio WordPress theme intended to showcase the …

Web Design

Mapped: U.S. Cities With The Best Quality Of Life

The OneD Scorecard compares the country’s 54 biggest urban centers on measures like quality of life, economic prosperity, education, and transit.<p>A new data visualization project from Data Driven Detroit, a nonprofit initiative focused on making information about the Detroit area accessible, now …

Massimo Vignelli obituary

The greatest achievement of the designer Massimo Vignelli, who has died aged 83, was to give America a modern look. With its citrus fruit-salad of colour and its bold typography, Vignelli's work on the New York subway system redefined Manhattan in the 1970s. When the city was at its lowest ebb, …

Illuminating photography: From camera obscura to camera phone

July 15, 2016 /Photography News/ A TED Ed lesson by Eva Timothy that tracks the trajectory from the most rudimentary cameras to the ubiquity of them …

Essentials: The Summer Concert Photographer

<i>Essentials is a brand new series where we round up specially curated kits for different photographers in different situations. Other items could</i> …

Tips On Working With Other Photographers

During my time as a photographer I’ve had the luxury of working with a lot of great people and a few bad. I have also had the opportunities to take …

PhotoShelter Member Robin Moore: Why Beam Works for Me

Award-winning photographer Robin Moore says that he ” immediately liked Beam’s website design because of the strong emphasis on the images …

Don’t Let the Retouched Photographs of the World Affect Your Own Self Image

I recently had an unusual experience. I was standing in a department store aimlessly browsing some shiny shelving that held many glittery bottles …

40 Days of Dating

Jessica Walsh and Tim Goodman are best friends who find themselves single at the same time. Walsh is the hopeless romantic, always looking for love, and Goodman is afraid of commitment, oftentimes after many girls at once. Losing sight of what it's like to be in a healthy relationship, these two …