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The future of flat design

Flat will also continue to evolve to incorporate more images.<p>Many of the flat or almost flat sites hitting the web today include photos, something very few early flat sites had. Flat-style colors and typography paired with great images reflect hints of a flat aesthetic that is comfortable with …

16 Web & Graphic Design Trends To Watch In 2016

<i>This just in! Check the</i> <i>all-new Web & Graphic Design Trends post for 2017</i><i>!</i><p>As a web & graphic design agency with an accent in visual storytelling, my …

David Ogilvy’s 20 unconventional rules for getting clients

It took David Ogilvy 15 years to go from obscure tobacco farmer to owner of an advertising agency, billing over $55,000,000 per year (that’s over 450 …

The 21 most spectacular theaters in the U.S.

When architecture takes center stage<p>Supertall skyscrapers and glamorous museums can boost architects’ reputations or put a struggling industrial town back on the map, but as far as architecture is concerned, one type of building should never be overlooked: the theater.<p>As the backbone of urban …

The Most Effective Way to Keep Star Employees From Leaving | Inc.com

Gallup has been tracking employee engagement over the past 17 years, and its research reveals that roughly 30 percent of U.S. workers are considered "engaged" in their jobs.<p>Translation: They are inspired by, involved in, enthusiastic about, and committed to their work. These are your star …

Employee Engagement

Peter Brook: The Esoteric and the Profane in Shakespeare

10 Tips for Millennial Marketing

Focus on mobile, and make sure you have a coupon ready.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millennials are one of the most talked about generations in the marketing industry, but are they really different? In 400 BC, Socrates described teens and young adults like this -- …

Marketing

A Beginners Guide To Social Media Marketing For Small Businesses

Rapidly increasing mobile penetration in India, coupled with the proliferation of low-cost handsets, is continuing to boost the users and their usage …

Marketing

Simone de Beauvoir on How Chance and Choice Converge to Make Us Who We Are

“My life … runs back through time and space to the very beginnings of the world and to its utmost limits. In my being I sum up the earthly inheritance and the state of the world at this moment.”<p>To be alive is to marvel — at least occasionally, at least with glimmers of some deep intuitive …

Henri Cartier-Bresson
Pregnancy

Buried Child review at Trafalgar Studios, London – 'Ed Harris fills the stage' | Review | Theatre

Buried Child is the antithesis of a memory play. First produced in 1978, but not staged on Broadway until 1996 when it was presented in a revised …

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

I’m a Muslim, a woman and an immigrant. I voted for Trump

Here’s why this long-time liberal voted for the Republican this year<p>By Asra Q. Nomani<p>A lot is being said now about the “silent secret Trump …

Donald Trump

A style guide for writing on Medium – freeCodeCamp

… and then there’s side straddle. Don’t use this size at all, because it makes the text less comfortable to read.<p>It’s also awkward when you’re done …

Stephen King Used These 8 Writing Strategies To Sell 350 Million Books

The bestselling novelist shares his secrets to selling so many books.<p>Stephen King is one of the most prolific and commercially successful authors of the past half century, with more than 70 books of horror, science fiction, and fantasy to his name. Estimates put the total sales of his books at …

Creative Writing

How to Create A Handbook Employees Actually Read

Forget the tome that gets tossed into a drawer the first day on the job–create a culture book instead.<p>Employee handbooks are meant to be helpful, but too often they sit in a desk drawer or computer folder and never see the light of day. If you want to deliver a manual that will be read, consider …

Employee Engagement

Stop the Homework Insanity and Let Kids Be Kids

I have so many fond memories of my childhood. Growing up in a relatively rural area of Northwestern New Jersey sure had its benefits. As we returned …

Pioneering Electronic Composer Karlheinz Stockhausen Presents “Four Criteria of Electronic Music” & Other Lectures in English (1972)

Where did modern electronic music come from? Whatever the genre markers---EDM, house, glitch, dubstep, ambient—any discussion of the history will …

Electronic Music

Battlefield review – Peter Brook's return to the Mahabharata is breathtaking

Young Vic, London The director’s new work based on the ancient text is one of aesthetic beauty and great skill, if less convincing as a parable of our times<p>Three decades ago, Peter Brook’s production of the Mahabharata helped to redefine theatre.<p>It not only made the ancient Sanskrit text available …

Hinduism
Literary Prizes

V/A - This Record Belongs To__________

We are pleased to announce that Light In The Attic & Third Man Records are joining forces to show impressionable, young minds the virtues of good …

Carole King

One Line Icons

The Differantly studio, based in Leipzig in Germany, imagined a particular selection of icons. entitled <i>One Line</i> this whole is composed of creations, …

Infinity and Me: An Illustrated Parable of Where Science, Philosophy, and Love Converge

An inclusive love letter to forever.<p>By the time mathematician John Wallis pioneered the lemniscate — that familiar “napping eight” — as the symbol for infinity in 1655, the human mind had been grappling with the notion of the infinite for millennia. But if infinity occupies some of our smartest …

Race & Ethnicity

John Cage on Human Nature, Constructive Anarchy, and How Silence Helps Us Enlarge Each Other’s Goodness

“It is essential that we be convinced of the goodness of human nature, and we must act as though people are good.”<p>Legendary composer, writer, artist, and Zen Buddhism scholar <b>John Cage</b> (September 5, 1912–August 12, 1992), who pioneered the aesthetics of silence, was animated by a rich inner life and …

Bertrand Russell

How We Elevate Each Other: Viktor Frankl on the Human Spirit and Why Idealism Is the Best Realism

“If we take man as he really is, we make him worse. But if we overestimate him … we promote him to what he really can be.”<p>Austrian psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor <b>Viktor Frankl</b> (March 26, 1905–September 2, 1997) is a timeless testament to the luminous tenacity of the human spirit. His 1946 …

An Illustration of Every Page of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick

Herman Melville’s <i>Moby Dick</i>, the work he is most known for in death, had the effect in life of ruining his literary reputation and driving him into …

Dylan Thomas, 1952: A Child's Christmas in Wales, A Story - Recorded at Steinway Hall, NY