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Peel-And-Stick Wood Panels Provide An Instant Reclaimed Look

Now available from West Elm, Stikwood panels are ultrathin planks that use less energy and material than ordinary reclaimed wood.<p>“I love the smell of wood. The feel of wood. I love everything about wood,” Jerry McCall says. “But I’ve always been a bit upset about how wasteful it can be.” The master …

Before & After: A Midcentury Desk Gets A Fresh New Look

We have been seeing furniture makeovers that utilize white paint <i>everywhere</i> recently. Just last week, we highlighted some of the awesome white-painted …

Articles about graphic designers we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Relocating from New York to Kyoto, Japan in 2012 not only marked a new beginning in his life, but proved to be a working catalyst...<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson …

San Francisco

#Colors #Heart

Nelson Mandela by Marco Cianfanelli (r) Created by South African artist Marco Cianfanelli, “Release” is a gorgeous monument to a true icon of peace: Nelson Mandela. To mark the 50th anniversary of Mandela’s capture by apartheid police in 1962, Cianfanelli created 50 columns of painted laser-cut steel in the South African town of Howick.

Map Portraits by Ed Fairburn on design-dautore.com

Build a Better Photography Website with IM-Creator

Just over 2 years ago, IM-Creator became one of the first HTML5 website builders released to the market. Today they are one of the leaders in …

Web Design

grain editBibliotheque

Bibliotheque is a design studio in London, with heavy-hitter clients such as Nike, Adidas, Virgin Atlantic, Google and Sony. Since their …

The Guggenheim App

Replacing the embarrassingly bulky recorder and headset once required for an audio tour, the Guggenheim's new mobile app comes flush with insightful information, images and video to enhance past and present art exhibitions held in the iconic Frank Lloyd Wright-designed museum. While the Guggenheim …

Art

Jenny Meilihove’s Quirky Portraits

This week’s CMYLK looks at portraits by Russian-born, Tel Aviv-based artist and children’s book illustrator, Jenny Meilihove. Meilihove, who moved to …

San Francisco’s Secret Mosaic Staircase

Portrait Photography Photoshop Tutorial: Skin Retouching

One of the most fundamental and most utilized skills of retouching portrait images with Photoshop is skin correction. Fine lines, discoloration, etc. …

Beautiful Light Painting Photos Created With Dancers and Athletes

Combining light painting with sports that involve long fluid motion is a match made in photography heaven that companies like Red Bull have already …

Advertisement for Death

Produced by ad agency I&S BBDO, the life-sized poster depicts a human skeleton recreated in colorful flower petals set on an arresting white background.

Ron Arad Architects , Design Museum Holon / Israel / 2006-2009 First national museum dedicated to design and architecture in Israel (o) See also http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=83074&id=112397672133632

Creative Home Office Decorating Ideas

Who says that a home office must be all work and no play?! Quite the contrary! In fact, when it comes to home office spaces, the most memorable of …

10 Statement Light Fixtures You Can Make Yourself

Lighting can be a great way to add a personal touch to your home. Instead of just sticking with the standard light fixtures that can be found at any …

Crafting

How to Prepare for a Wedding Shoot

If you’re looking to get into wedding photography or have just started out in the industry, you’re probably aware of how hectic a wedding photo shoot …

Weddings

3 Tips for Taking Portraits that Reflect the Character and Spirit of your Subject

A Guest contribution by Hailey Bartholomew from You Can’t Be Serious. 1. Do Something Who are you photographing? If you don’t know them well, find …

Photography

In praise of … Man Ray

The secret of great comedy, runs the old saw, lies in the timing. The same goes for photography, where split seconds make all the difference. Which …

The Coke Ad That Could Destroy All Other Products, Especially Coke

<b>The Coke Ad That Could Destroy All Other Products, Especially Coke.</b><p>Image created by unknown person and inspired by a quote from Banksy, which was inspired by Sean Tejaratchi’s 1999 essay, “Death, Phones, Scissors.” via Betype

Harm Less: Photos of Firearms Made Out of Plants

Just when you think you’ve seen the whimsical, you are again surprised to see something even more fanciful. Artist Sonia Rentsch creatively takes …

59 Cool Living Rooms With Brick Walls

A living room is often the coziest space in the house where you can gather with your family and friends, and every designer or just owner tries to …

Interior Design

Emmanuelle Walker Celebrates ‘Dogs and Cars’ With a Fantastic Illustration - The Fox Is Black

Lately I’ve been loving the work of Emmanuelle Walker’s. I discovered her while flicking through the recent <i>Nobrow 8</i> (more details here) and was …

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Popcorn chicken with zingy soured cream dip

Crispy-coated chicken but not as you know it - serve your breaded goujons with a creamy dip - perfect for movie night<p>Ingredients<p>25g salted popcorn<br>• 85g …

Popcorn