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The Foodie Gift Guide For Your Gourmand

The best gifts do not come in small packages. The best gifts come in half-pint cartons or dusted with saffron or sealed with the promise of a …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Elsa, Ledger, Coco

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Articles about award winning landscape design portland on Dwell.com - Dwell

Our inaugural award for design innovation goes to a firm whose architectural orb is lean, green, and buoyant.<p>Among the many wares that were exhibited on the Dwell on Design show floor, 11 stood out for excellence in their respective...<p>As part of their National Design Week festivities (Oct.<p>We’re …

The 10 best fonts

From beautiful DIN 1451 to robust Rockwell, our pick of the world's greatest typefaces

Calendar Illustrations by Tu Bui

1735 km Calendar.<p>The work of designer and illustrator Tu Bui is often related to his homeland Vietnam. This calendar of 2013 includes illustrations …

Lady René – Decorative Hand Drawn Typeface by Sudtipos

Lady René Typeface.<p>Buenos Aires, Argentina-based graphic designer and illustrator Laura Varsky has created the <b>Lady René</b> typeface with the help of …

Betsy Smith Worldwide – Corporate Identity by Eight Hour Day

Betsy Smith Worldwide – Brand Identity.<p>Graphic Design and illustration studio Eight Hour Day has created the corporate identity for Betsy Smith …

LEGO Pop-Culture Portraits by Chris McVeigh

Inspired by the miniature marker sketches his artist friends, like Karen Hallion and Jesse Sans (or Atomic Rocket), were making on small card stock, LEGO builder Chris McVeigh (aka Powerpig) decided to create his own LEGO versions. That is, he would take pop-culture characters we all know and love …

Origami-Style Street Art Brings Color to Nepal

Japan-based American artist Daas is one of 60 artists who came from all over the world to give Nepal an artistic facelift. They were invited to paint 75 site-specific murals on Nepal's walls as part of an art project called Kolor Kathmandu, which began in January and will end on Thursday. Director …

A Notebook Made for your Whole Brain

Some people, like myself, like to believe we’re equal parts right brain (for creativity) and left brain (for rationality), because not everyone is …

Like Pushing Boundaries? Design Apparel for The North Face

<b>wants a Sr. Designer, Women's Sportswear</b><br>in Alameda, California<p>Never Stop Exploring. That's what The North Face inspires and encourages athletes and …

Reasons To Be Creative

Before London begins to gear up for its 11th annual Design Festival this September, an array of visionaries are headed to the beach for the award-winning Reasons To Be Creative (RTBC) conference. Helmed by Flash developer John Davey, the yearly three-day event sees 35 entertaining and passionate …

H&M Home Finally Online!

Posted by<p>Home Furnishings Main<p>I feel like all of Pinterest just let out a huge squeal. The highly-ogled-from-afar H&M Home collection is now online …

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Robox Bookshelf

<i>Robox</i> is a charming mix of a bookshelf and a robot with bright red heart. Created by <b>Fabio Novembre</b> for <b>Casamania</b>, it’s exactly the designer’s</b> …

Ezvid Wiki Logo

Aspects of Typography<p><b>Typefaces</b><p>Families of fonts<p><b>Point sizes</b><p>How large or small the type is<p><b>Line lengths</b><p>Measured in inches, points, or characters per line<p>…

10 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Everybody knows Evernote and Dropbox. Here’s a sneak peek at the next wave of productivity apps that top entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki are working with daily.<p>Recently something terribly obvious–yet powerful–occurred to me: If you want to achieve things that no one …

How Baby Boomers Use the Web, Social Networks, and Mobile

Baby Boomers and seniors now spend more time online than watching television, according to a report by Ipsos and Google.<p>On average, seniors and …

How to Integrate Email and Social Media to Increase Engagement - Jeffbullas's Blog

Back in the day, social media meant dealing with Facebook only, or maybe MySpace. These days, there are so many different social media outlets – …

Announcing The Pop-up Institute for Craft and Ingenuity - Mark Your Calendars and Join Core77 and Hand-Eye Supply in Los Angeles This August!

Core77 and Hand-Eye Supply are launching a "Pop-up Shop and Educational Happening" in Los Angeles on August 16th, kicking off a whole month of pop-up …

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Could This Idiotic Product Help “The Internet Of Things” Go Mainstream?

Egg Minder might be dumb product design, but as a piece of mass communication about web-connected products, it just might be genius.<p>Pop quiz: how many eggs are in your refrigerator <i>right now</i>? For most of us, there are three possible answers:<p>Enough.<br>• Who cares.<br>• I don’t know, let me open the fridge and …

Geometric Flag Rug

Designed by Thomas Sandell for ASPLUND Collection, this miniflag rug has just the perfect little geometric pattern I’ve been looking for. The print …

Sewwwww Cool!

If you’ve ever looked closely at a sewing machine, then you know they are generally quite daunting with all their knobs, buttons, gizmos and other …

Pardon My Dust: The Chalk Art of Peter Han | Colossal

<p>Designer Peter Han (he rejects being called an artist) has worked as a conceptual designer for a number of different video games and films, but has …

Modern Contemporary Design

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.

Jasmine Takanikos + Benjo's

Jasmine Takanikos lives a life guided by color. The NYC-based color and branding consultant is known among the creative community for her flawless ability to pair pigments, both in her personal style and for companies like Lululemon, New Balance and now, the Minneapolis-based accessories label …