Aloysius Xavier Tan

456 Flips | 2 Magazines | 9 Likes | 3 Following | 176 Followers | @aloysiusxavierr | A guy in search of the little interesting happenings around, and putting it in a "bottle", just for you to drink it up

Former Cartoonist Creates Tiny Tattoos of Simply Adorable Characters and Scenes

Istanbul-based artist Ahmet Cambaz designs tiny tattoos that are as skillfully created as as they are delightfully adorable. As a former cartoonist, Cambaz finds inspiration in illustration, applying the artistic techniques he learned during his drawing days to each piece of body art.<p>Rendered in …

Cute

Overhead Photos of Different Professionals Who Work with Their Hands

We spend much of our lives working—more than a third, in fact. Though this isn't the only thing that defines us, it’s normal for our identities to be closely tied to the professions we pursue and the tasks we perform on a near-daily basis. Photographer Sanwal Deen explores this relationship through …

Hairstyling

Jim Carrey Is Now an Amazing Painter and His Art Documentary Is Going Viral — Watch

Jim Carrey's disappearance from the big screen has left fans wondering what he's been up to. The answer is here, and it's pretty amazing.<p>Jim Carrey …

Jim Carrey

Manual Camera for iPhone

• <b>NEW:</b> Save photos in RAW DNG• <b><br>NEW:</b> Level<br>• Live monitor automatic exposure values<br>• Histogram<br>• Focus Zoom<br>• Photos save directly to Camera Roll<br>• Fill Flash …

3 Reasons Why You Aren’t Taking Better Photos

No matter your current skill level, you could (and should) always be getting better. And if you ever find yourself in a creative rut—as we all do …

Stunning Urban Instagrams by Erik Trent

<b>Erik Trent</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and creative director based out of Dallas, who loves to design, explore & travel. “I spend most of …

Photography

Self-healing nano-spacecraft could reach Alpha Centauri in 20 years

With our current technology, it would take a conventional spacecraft over 18,000 years to reach the nearest star, Alpha Centauri, but calculations …

Film "The Architect" Satirizes the Profession with Egocentric Protagonist

"The Architect", directed by Jonathan Parker, is a film that moves between drama and comedy. It features a humorous (and some would say believable) …

Why you should not delete images on your memory card using your camera

As many of you know, I spent many years of my life as Director of Marketing at Lexar dealing with the ins and outs of the memory card business. And …

'I Finally Found You': Strangers Help Woman Track Down Long-Lost Photo Of Boyfriend Who Died in Oakland Fire

A woman who lost her boyfriend in Oakland’s tragic Ghost Ship fire has been reunited with a long-lost photo of the two on a trip to New York City, …

Saya Tomioka

In defence of gruel

An exhibition on life - and meal times - at the Foundling Museum shows the true spirit of Christmas, and provides some surprising discoveries<p>It is thanks to Charles Dickens that when we think of gruel, we picture an almost comically horrible dish: thin and meagre, only a miser like Ebenezer Scrooge …

Behance

The Ink and Wash Series by EY Products

EY Products is an emerging design studio that aims to bring “unexpected pleasure” to our daily lives through the objects they design. Making an …

Lamps Inspired by Craft Paper Food Bags

Designed for lighting manufacturer B.lux, Cone is a collection of lamps by German designer Werner Aisslinger. Looking towards an unusual source for …

COOL HUNTING Silver Piston Jewelry

After completing a silversmith course in 2009, Steve West played around with his craft for a few years before a man asked him to create a custom ring for his husband. The result was a silver spinner ring that had a more polished and refined look than West’s previous pieces. Four years later, Silver …

Exclusive: Carved Pill Bowl by Kutarq Studio for OTHR

Another release is available exclusively early for Design Milk readers from OTHR, the new 3D-printing brand focused on modern design by today’s most …

How to Choose the Best Squarespace Template: The Only Three Tips You’ll Need

If you’re a Squarespace user, this is pretty much the post you’ve been waiting for. And if you’re not… well, you already know where I land on that …

A Table That Seamlessly Blends Walnut and Brass

Wüd Furniture Design's gorgeous Nola Dining Table<p>Brass and walnut are two great tastes that taste great together. But I've never seen the two …

Furniture

Intentionally Non-Intentional By Derya Arpac

Exploring the limits of concrete while also finding ambiguity in materiality, Intentionally Non-Intentional is a collection of objects meant to …

Photographer says she's OK after getting drilled in the face by Auburn kickoff

An Auburn Athletics photographer took a ball straight to the face at the Auburn-LSU game on Saturday.<p>Her name is Ashley Ward and she provided the entire backstory to WBRC News’ Christina Chambers. She said that she was trying to catch the ball because she made a bet with the manager/management of …

College Football

BASE: Designing a Collection of Desk Accessories

<i>I’m a firm believer that the more organized your desk is, the more productive you are. Earlier this year, we fell hard for San Francisco-based design</i> …

Canada’s 15,000-Mile “Great Trail” Will Be the Longest Car-Free Route on Earth

Almost 25 years ago, back in 1992, Canada began building its cross-country course called The Great Trail. Today, it’s 87% completed, spanning 20,770 kilometers (over 12,000 miles) between 13 provinces and territories from Newfoundland to British Columbia. Slated for completion in 2017, the full …

Two Graphic Designer Pen-Pals Tell Each Other About Their Lives Using Only Infographics

Two award-winning information designers, Stefanie Posavec and Giorgia Lupi, have taken “being pen-pals” to the next level. Posavec lives in London; Lupi resides in New York. Having only met each other twice, the artists were fascinated by each other's work and took on a year-long analog …

Elderly Japanese Women Live in the World’s Most Enchanting Retirement Home

Nestled among the trees in Shizuoka—a rural prefecture aptly nicknamed “Japan's Riviera”—is a tiny commune of curious cottages. Far from a campsite, these tent-like dwellings comprise <i>Jikka</i>, a charming retirement home designed by Toyko-based architect Issei Suma. The teepee-like design mimics the …

Japan

Hilarious Ikea Commercial Skewers a Popular Social Media Tendency

There is a certain behavior that friends and acquaintances of mine regularly engage in, a behavior that drives me nuts. I don't want to say too much …

Serving the Poor Before the Rich: Zipline's Wonderful Life-Saving Drones

This slingshot-launched vehicle is the best usage we've seen for UAVs yet<p>Mobile phone usage was first implemented in developed nations, and after the …

13-Year-Old Kiwi Girl Invents Device That Safely Turns Firewood Into Kindling

Ayla Hutchinson turns the axe on its head (literally)<p>New Zealand isn't a place one thinks of as needing firewood. But Ayla Hutchinson lives and hikes …

Make Your Parents Happy by Building Them a House

This seaside New Zealand house is a family affair.<p>David and Christine Yates’s house on New Zealand’s Coromandel Peninsula is a family home in the truest sense of the word. It was designed by their architect daughter, Amanda, for their retirement, with the knowledge that future generations of the …

Architecture

3 Useful Design Tips and Tools for Content Creators

As website owners and bloggers, we are the content creators of the internet. With more than a billion active sites on the internet today, not only …