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How to create noisy, risograph-style gradients and textures in Photoshop in 3 ways

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>Stefan Hürlemann — Designer</i><i>.</i><p>As my projects on Instagram and Behance grew in popularity, there have been a lot of personal …

Great Artists Steal: The Promise Of Creative AI

One particularly arresting moment in William Gibson’s cyberpunk classic<i>, Neuromancer,</i> occurs toward the end when Case, the protagonist, meets the …

Ditch the iPhone Camera App; Try These Instead

Think back to the last concert you went to. Or sporting event. Or just think back last weekend. How many photos did you take? And how many were with …

Algorithm designs seven million different jars of Nutella

An algorithm has usurped the traditional role of a designer to generate millions of unique packaging designs for Nutella.<p>The algorithm pulled from a …

20 Tools To Help You Create Beautiful Color Palettes

Colors not only reflect your ideas, virtues and add a great visual effect but highly influence human emotions and behavior. However, choosing the right color palette for your project, website or business can be a difficult task.<p>Lucky for you, today I’m sharing a list of 20 tools to help you create …

UI Design

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Build Your Own (Stylish) Teardrop Trailer

The nearly century-old teardrop pull-behind design gets a sleek, stylized upgrade by (of all people) a boat builder.<p><b>With its smooth curves, flared</b> …

Visit the Factory Where Nikon’s Lens Elements are Made from Scratch

At the core of every Nikkor lens, is Hikari glass. The company’s factory in Japan’s pristine Akita Prefecture churns out the lens elements that make …

Ultimate Vintage Cinema Lens Test

Mark LaFleur | ARRI / Zeiss Master Prime<p>Old Fast Glass<p>"These lenses were in the test mostly as a benchmark to compare the other lenses to. When …

Cinematography

Game of Thrones intro reimagined as a mouldy timelapse and it's pretty amazing

We’ve seen some pretty interesting and amusing cinematic recreations in the past, but this is really cool, if a little bit legally dubious. Somebody …

Co-designing Travel

The most successful community-based companies are those with platforms that tell a strong story. It’s this cohesive story that allows individuals …

A New App Lets Kids Design Their Own Games

Infinite Arcade is the latest app from Brooklyn-based TinyBop that is designed to create inclusive digital experiences for kids.<p>For all their aesthetic virtuosity, kids’ gaming apps can actually be pretty limiting. Whereas analog toys forced kids to use their imagination, high-tech games with …

The Hikari Box Tiny House Plans

Terms and Conditions for Shelter Wise and Portland Alternative Dwellings Tiny House Plans<p>By purchasing these plans, you understand and agree to the …

Ostagram uses neural networks to create mind-bending images

Despite how it may look, the above image is not a strange closeup of a Salvador Dali painting. No, it’s a bizarre creation created by a user of …

Latest microphones unlock an unheard world

Microphones already expand what we can hear. New devices can sonify an unheard world even beyond sound. We covered the use of sound as a way of …

Introducing Operator

A monospace typeface, a monospace-<i>inspired</i> typeface, and a short film about type design.About two years ago, H&Co Senior Designer Andy Clymer …

The NY Public Library Just Put 187,000 Public Domain Pictures Online

This week, the New York Public Library announced that it has released 187,000+ high-resolution digital images of public domain items in its …

Storyboarding on the iPad Pro

I’m not sure if I’ll get an iPad Pro or not, but I still do use my iPad Air for storyboarding. I save my boards to Dropbox, and I edit and animate …

Translogic 187: Virtue Pedalist

The Virtue Pedalist aims to combine the best of the bike and trike world to create the ultimate green commuter. With the e-assist of an electric bike, the stability of a tricycle, the storage of a cargo bike, and the aerodynamic enclosure of a velomobile, the Virtue Pedalist offers a little bit of …

Electric Bikes

Nomadic Couple Built a Stylish Trailer Home for $50,000

Like many people, Brian and Joni Buzarde wanted to own a home, but they didn't want to be tied to one particular location. Their solution for housing mobility was an unconventional yet practical one–they built a dwelling that would travel with them. The couple's trailer, nicknamed <i>Woody</i>, was …

How Lucas Blalock Makes His Art with Analog Photos and Digital Photoshop Tools

Lucas Blalock is an artist who has a love for the surreal and who isn’t afraid to use what many might consider a heavy hand to create his unique …

Art

Can You Tell the Difference Between 720p, 1080p, and 4K? This Chart Can Tell You

When I rip my Blu-Ray discs for my home theater PC, I’m always debating whether to rip in 720p or 1080p. Can I really see the difference?<p>It turns …

Living Rooms

LTD.RUN Makes Printing Photos as Posters as Easy as a Few Clicks

What is your process for quickly printing out a piece of your work? If you currently use a website to get the job done then it probably involves …

The Narrative 2 Lifelogging Camera Gets 1080p Video

Being able to capture and preserve memories is at the heart of everyday photography. In 2012, Narrative (then called Momento) took to Kickstarter to …

Comment on Swiss Ritual – Exploration of Swiss Minimalism by Robert Bruce

Kudos for your homage to Swiss Design. My long career in graphic, environmental, and branding design has brought me full circle. Swiss design sparked …

Somerville startup is testing an unmanned catamaran that will be capable of months-long voyages

If you’re hoping to spot the world’s most advanced self-driving cars, you probably want to be near Google HQ in Silicon Valley.<p>But if you want to see …

How to Set Up Your Digital SLR for Night Photography

Setting up a digital camera specifically for the type of photos you like to produce is essential to get the best from any camera. In this article I …

This is a Real Photo of Food Cut Into Perfect Cubes

This is a real, non-manipulated photo of 98 different foods cut into perfectly little 2.5cm cubes. It was created by Netherlands-based design studio …

Articles about run down row house boston becomes quiet urban escape two green roofs on Dwell.com - Dwell

A young architect transforms a small row house into a deceptively roomy family home.<p>Crowned with a glass observatory, this scenic Wisconsin home commands panoramic views of the surrounding grasslands.<p>A teardown renovation in Cambridge, Massachusetts, comes with a mandate for maximum efficiency.<p>By …