Amit Avigdor

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16 Of The Coolest Creative Offices In Paris

Photographer Marc Goodwin has traveled the world documenting creative offices, from Beijing to London and Scandinavia. It’s a bit ironic, since he’s office averse. “I’ve always been kind of office-phobic,” he says. “It’s one of the reasons I chose to go into photography.”<p>Goodwin’s latest series …

Les nommés des Oscars 2017 sont...

CULTURE À VOIR<p>Découvrez la liste des nommés de la 89ème cérémonie des Oscars, qui aura lieu le 26 février 2017 à Los Angeles.<p><b>Meilleur film</b> : <i>Arrival,</i> …

Wacom's digital notepads take you halfway to a Yoga Book

Just tape a tablet to the top for the rest<p>One of the most interesting bits of tech at IFA this year has been the digital notepad feature of Lenovo's Yoga Book. Slip a pad of paper onto the touch panel, start drawing with Lenovo's pen (using real ink!), and your analog scribbles will be immediately …

16 Cookie Crust Pies You Won’t Be Able to Resist

Pies aren’t the kind of dessert everyone feels comfortable tackling. There’s no shame in that. Luckily, there are many different ways to make a pie, including ways that forgo traditional pie crust ideas for something just as delicious. Introducing your new best friend: the cookie crust pie! Also …

Dessert

Literary travel: around the world in 10 must-read books

In 2012, I embarked on an eccentric project. Having realised how anglocentric my reading was, I decided to try to read a novel, short story collection or memoir from every UN-recognised country, plus former UN member Taiwan (then 196 nations in all), in a calendar year.<p>I set up a blog, …

Books

3 Of The Coziest Outfits You'll Want To Copy This Weekend

'Tis the season to be snug.<p>While winter's icy temperatures are never appreciated, there is one perk to chilly weather: cozy fashion. You know what we're talking about -- blanket scarves, fur vests, chunky sweaters, knee-high boots. The good stuff. Throw in a warm latte, a classic holiday tune and …

Not Your Bubby’s Latkes: 9 healthier versions of the Hanukkah staple

Traditionally, Hanukkah recipes are all about cooking with oil. But wouldn’t you be paying true (healthy) homage to the miracle the holiday …

We're obsessed with this artist's next level deck of cards

When you sit down to play a card game with your average deck of cards, you may not pay attention to the artwork that’s printed upon each piece. After …

Board Games

5 secrets to awesome user design

Crafting user experience can be a challenge – you need to anticipate your users’ needs and make educated guesses and decisions on their behalf. Combining this with a plethora of other project requirements, such as content creation and coding, makes it easy to become overwhelmed.<p>While there is much …

The Complete Guide to Where to Put Your Eye Makeup

Finally, an easy way to decode those complicated tutorials.<p>Eyeliner, eye shadow, blending brushes — oh my! Learning to use eye makeup is no easy task, even for seasoned beauty buffs. If you have a tough time decoding all those tricky makeup tutorials, I have an easy guide to each part of the eye so …

Makeup

10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

12 Holiday Gifts to Grab During the Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales

The gimmicks of Black Friday and Cyber Monday promise to make gift buying easier and much more affordable. While lower prices are abundant on these two days, so too are the endless options. It’s difficult to decipher the good deals from the not-so-great ones, and even more of a pain to sift through …

Shopping

Tracing Pilgrim Style on the Runways, From Chanel to Marc Jacobs

As historic groups go, the Pilgrims don't get much love, aesthetically speaking. They come up short on sex appeal, and even among designers who trade in esoterica, they rarely make cameos in collection notes. Of course, there are notable exceptions, both intentional and not. Marc Jacobs famously …

Miu Miu

This Plastic Becomes As Moldable As Play-Doh When Dipped In Hot Water

FORMcard, created by designer Peter Marigold, can be used to repair, modify, or create everyday objects.<p>“I’ve always made things and it’s always frustrated me that plastics are something you’re given, and not something you can change easily,” says London-based furniture designer Peter Marigold. …

13 Comfy Dresses You’ll Want to Wear on Thanksgiving (and Every Day After)

Holidays like Thanksgiving require some serious sartorial consideration, because putting together a getup that strikes just the right balance of style and function is key. Restrictive duds are totally out of the question (because hello, PIE), but sweats aren’t exactly going to make the cut either. …

Clothing

Stunning Photography by Sean Dougherty

Gotta love an awesome set of pictures by a talented person! Some people are really talented and manage to take stunning pictures, like these by …

IKEA Turns Kids' Drawings into Real Toys to Help Promote Children's Education

Furniture retailer IKEA is giving children around the world the opportunity to help other children in need. For their Soft Toys for Education campaign, the organization had thousands of young artists submit their best illustrations representing the plush toy of their dreams. IKEA then carefully …

New Mexico: A Series of Ethically-Designed Objects by Nir Meiri

Israeli designer Nir Meiri recently launched a new series of objects that take a look at shapes and materiality, reflecting his interest in ethical …

The Best and Worst of the New Emoji

It’s a popular pastime for the phone obsessed to decry the glaring absence of emoji that should exist but do not yet. How can there still be no taco, cheese, or unicorn emoji? To all who have rallied against this wrong: Rejoice! Or rather, tears-of-joy emoji! Apple’s iOS 9.1 software update, …

Finally, An Umbrella That Won’t Drip All Over

We’ve seen no shortage of umbrellas that try to design their way around their most common pitfalls: after you use one, they tend to get everything wet, spray colleagues, and drip all over the floor.<p>The Kjaro, which bills itself as a no-drip portable umbrella, might not be the sexiest brolly around, …

Kaleidos Basket

Inspired by the Japanese tradition of origami, the <i>Kaleidos</i> basket recalls a kaleidoscope. It can be used as a fruit bowl or a bread basket. Design by</b> …

Origami

Architizer

Rubber Bands with a Bow: The Art of Japanese Packaging Simplified | Colossal

<p>Japanese design is often focused on adding engaging design to unexpected places, subtly nudging the audience to look twice at everyday objects from …

Bands

Model Selfies Straight Off the Dolce & Gabbana Spring ’16 Runway

If there’s one big trend at the Spring ’16 collections, it’s the way the public has been invited to participate, from <b>Riccardo Tisci</b>’s pier-side Givenchy show to <b>Marc Jacobs</b>’s red carpet experience at the Ziegfeld Theatre. Today, Dolce & Gabbana joined the party, posting the selfies that their models …

Dolce & Gabbana

20 Pins + Patches to Match Your Personality

When we think of pins and patches, we tend to think either of our Girl Scout days or that accessory that always poked us when grandma went in for a hug. But you guys, these two classic (and usually pretty blah) accessories are starting to get a major 2015 upgrade. Now you can rock a pin featuring …

Learn How to Make a Woven Necklace Using a DIY Loom

Weaving has had a major comeback in the last year, with macrame taking a front seat in window displays and the more densely woven wall hangings making their mark on Pinterest boards galore. We’ve gotten our hands on all kinds of materials to make woven goods, and today is no exception. We’re taking …

Crafting

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Peep These Side Chairs That Cleverly Transform Into A Bench

Thanks to the wonders of modular design, you can create furniture that morphs with your specific needs. (Case in point: this customizable cat tower.) For his graduate project, German designer Peter Otto Vosding applied the principals of modular design to a chair that riffs on the position one …