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9 Big Design Trends That Will Shape 2018

Inclusiveness. Value. And super-powered AI.<p>Everyone thought 2016 was bad. That was before 2017. Over the past year, we learned Russia used social media ads to meddle in our election. Our data was stolen from Equifax, Yahoo, and Uber. It felt like virtually every man in a position of power was …

Best books of 2017 – part one

‘Funny, outrageous, touching, intimate, gorgeous’ … writers from George Saunders to Ali Smith pick their favourite reads of the past year<p>Part two: Sebastian Barry, Paula Hawkins and others share their favourites Tell us your books of the year in the comments below<p>John Banville<p>The Once and Future …

Books

60 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Curl up with #12 this weekend.<p>When you've had your fill of beach reads, broaden your horizons with a selection from this list of literary masterpieces that range from moving memoirs to hilarious essays. (And okay, okay — we have some "beach" reads in here too.)

10 life-hacking books that will power your way to more creativity

When we think about creative types, our attention often turns to the end result. We focus on how the "creation" changed an industry, disrupted a …

Creativity

An illustrated guide to Frank Lloyd Wright

Get to know the architect’s signature buildings<p>Believer in suburban utopia. Father of organic architecture. Doghouse designer. Cape-wearing dandy. Purported target of grave-robbing. Bootlegging apprentice. Speed demon. Homewrecker. Survivor. Attention-hungry celebrity. Mystery guest. Teacher. …

10 great uses of typography in portfolios

When it comes to putting together a portfolio site, the main thing you need to worry about is selecting your best work, because ultimately that’s …

18 Organized Bathrooms That Are Serious #Goals

If perusing ah-mazing storage solutions on Pinterest is high on your hobby list, get ready to fall in love with these clutter-free spaces. From spacious, modern arrangements to space-saving shelving ideas, we’ve gathered up 18 Insta-worthy organization gems that’ll have you ruling bathroom decor in …

18 renovation apps to know for your next project

Everybody needs a little help sometimes<p>Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but thanks to today's advances in internet technology, there is probably a stellar app out there ready to assist with every part of the process.<p>Below, we rounded up 15 standouts across three …

Cooper Hewitt's 2017 National Design Awards winners announced

Deborah Berke Partners, MASS Design Group among winners<p>Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has announced the winners of the 2017 National Design Awards, which recognize excellence and innovation in design in 11 categories.<p>The program, now in its 18th year, “celebrates design as a vital …

Product Design

The 10 Best European Destinations for Your Money

Book your vacation now.<p>With the U.S. dollar strong and summer transatlantic airfares at record lows, it’s an excellent time to plan your next …

20 Ideas to Make Your Whole Home Feel Bigger

As someone who currently has a desk-nightstand-vanity hybrid, trust me when I say that I get any and all of your small-space living woes. That's why …

Will a Computer Steal Your Architecture Job?

If you haven’t been paying attention to the latest advancements in digitally-assisted design, now is a good time to start. As today’s fragmented technologies become increasingly coordinated, architectural practice is set to resemble an entirely different profession in the coming years. It will also …

Shaping Our Design Principles

I’ve been working on Creative Market for 5 years now. Where did the time go? I thought it was finally time for us to shape our design principles and …

6 Inspiring Design Documentaries

You're reading 6 Inspiring Design Documentaries, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

Design

New urban parks and public spaces to see in 2017

Landscape architecture reshaping cities across the country<p>The urban park, from well-manicured, small lots in residential neighborhoods to massive, city-defining landmarks such as Central Park, have long been centerpieces of city life. But in an age of climate change and evolving urban-planning …

Houston reservoir reborn as public space, canvas for art

Houston's first underground drinking water reservoir — a decades-old collection of more than 200 concrete columns inside a cavernous space near downtown — had been unused for years and was set for demolition when a nonprofit group reimagined it as something new: a public space.<p>The …

An Indian state wants to build a modern city that looks like an ancient kingdom from a Telugu blockbuster

In the early 1950s, when Kengal Hanumanthaiah was chief minister of Mysore, a Russian delegation visited Bangalore. On being taken around the city, some of the Russian members repeatedly asked him: “Have you no architecture of your own? The ones you have are all European buildings.”<p>This …

India