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Football as Football: The Brains Behind the NFL's Best Look

How six designers reimagined the NFL (without permission) and still ended up on TV<p>By and large – and largely by design – NFL merchandise is pretty …

Tampa Bay

7 Ways to Validate Your Startup Idea

<i>Ariel Rosenthal is a co-founder at</i> <i>Xprt</i><i>, a new startup looking to save people the hassle and the headache of doing extensive research before buying a product.</i><p>I don’t know if you ever experienced a eureka moment – a second when everything comes together and an amazing idea pops into your head. As …

The US says it finally busted the gang behind the most convincing counterfeit dollars in the world

Last week’s indictment of the alleged ringleaders of one of the most successful counterfeiting operations in US history offers a rare window into the US Secret Service’s far-reaching efforts to combat counterfeit currency.<p>The case centers around a counterfeit $100 bill that’s legendary in law …

Corruption

Using Composition to Create More Powerful Portraits

As part of my series on portrait photography, in this article, I will discuss composition, one of the most important aspects of creating a good …

Articles about suburban sprawl photographed above on Dwell.com - Dwell

Christoph Gielen's aerial photography reveals the patterns created by suburban development.<p>It’s become an all-too-familiar scenario all across America: A city’s downtown, once a thriving place to live and work, has...<p>When an urban expat couple decided to build the suburban house they wanted rather …

Architecture

Macaroni and Cheese Waffles Recipe

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or a bit of playful light bondage, but it's certainly …

David Lebovitz's Steak with Mustard Butter

<i>All week long David Lebovitz -- professional cook, baker, and blogger -- will be sharing recipes from his new book, My Paris Kitchen. Follow along to win one of six copies we're giving away -- and find out why Paris really is always a good idea.</i><p><i>Today: A trip to Paris is as easy as making this</i> …

BBQ

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

12 Cheap Gifts For Photographers (Plus 12 Expensive Ones)

Buying gifts for photographers can be tough, but it doesn't need to be expensive and if you're unsure of what to buy then our list is going to make …

Cameras

5 Pieces of Photography Gear to considered for your first upgrade

5 Pieces of Photography Gear to considered for your first upgrade - reflector, nifty 50, tripod, walk-around lens and a flash - what to look for and …

Android has secret camera features, but Google won't let you use them yet

Buried deep inside Google's mobile operating are hidden two features that would make for a far more refined Android photography experience. Raw image …

Surreal Painted Faces Make Us Question What We Are Seeing

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov explores the visually transformative power of paint and makeup in his <i>2D or not 2D</i> and <i>Angry Beards</i> projects. Both bodies of work are part of the photographer's overarching <i>Art of Face</i> series that includes an ever-growing collection of beauty shots …

Art

Photo Series Captures the Stunning Beauty of Siamese Fighting Fish

A few years ago, Bangkok-based photographer Visarute Angkatavanich started selling his work through microstock sites, and so he went in search of …

Before You Take Another Selfie in the Name of Personal Branding, Read This | Inc.com

The guy who sat down beside me noticed my shirt and said, "Hey, are you a cyclist?"<p>"I like to ride bikes, but I wouldn't call myself a cyclist," I said. "I'm nowhere near that good."<p>"Still," he said. "What's the toughest climb you've done?"<p>I thought about it. "I guess the back side of Reddish Knob."<p>…

Personal Branding

Hey, Designers: Stop Trying To Be So Damned Clever

Clever is nice, but effective interfaces matter more. Here, Etsy’s Creative Director Randy J. Hunt explains why.<p>In every Web product you create, you should prioritize effective over clever. As you probably already know, sometimes the equation gets reversed. During the design process, you can easily …

Typography Mania #210

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design works on the web, from type videos to …

Peg: A Multipurpose Hub for All Your Stuff

Meet Peg. It’s a multipurpose, adjustable hub that holds all of your things together in one spot. Much like a pegboard you see in garages or …

Practical Infographic Coins Feature Pie Chart for The Inner Part

Do you still remember infographic coins that we featured it here? Well, Mac Funamizu has announced that the concept won red dot award: design concept …

Infographics

The Secret Lives Of Cosplayers

What happens when you photograph a furry in his native habitat? Things get real.<p>These days we call it cosplay, but whether it was parents embracing Krampus to punish children during Yule or trick-or-treaters donning masks to score candy on Halloween, people from different cultures have long found …

Northcoast Brewery Packaging Design by Taylor Goad

Northcoast Brewery – Bottle Package Design.<p>Philadelphia based graphic designer and illustrator Taylor Goad has created this Conceptual packaging …

New Wonderfully Witty Dog Portraits by Ron Schmidt

Photographer Ron Schmidt just wrote to us to tell us about a new set of photos from his adorable series <i>Loose Leashes</i>. (See older posts, here and here.) Not only does Ron snap cute photos of dogs, he and his wife come up with the most clever names for each of them. (Make sure to look at the …

Pets

MagMod: A Solid and Simple Flash Modifier System That Uses Magnets, Not Velcro

A professional photographer since 2005, Spencer Boerup quickly learned that modularity and ease of use aren’t very easily found in the world of flash …

Close-up Portrait Photo Tips

Martin Schoeller is famed for his stunning close-up portraits, but he says that’s not because he possesses the innate ability to coach his subjects …

Soundcloud Partners Up with Instagram to Turn Filtered Photos Into Album Covers

If you’re Maroon 5 or the like, you get to commission photo shoots for your album covers and boost Terry Richardson’s bankroll.<p>Smaller-scale …

Portraits of Costume Owners at Home

For the past couple of years, photographer Klaus Pichler has been interested in the subject of costumes. The subject has traditions in many of the …

Great Things to People Introduces a Prototyped Machine that Makes Creating One-of-a-Kind Pottery Pieces Easier on the Hands

Great Things to People—a design group hailing from Santiago, Chile that we've previously covered at NY Design Week—has created a experimental machine …

9 Rules For Running A Productive Design Critique

Design critiques can be painful, long, and unfocused. Here are some guidelines for avoiding the most common pitfalls.<p>Four people crowd around a 27-inch monitor, peering at a design mockup.<p><i>First developer: “Are you nuts? We can’t build all that for the next release.”</i><p><b>Second developer</b>: “Have some …

The Importance of Choosing High-Quality CFL Bulbs for Continuous Light Shooting

Anyone interested in shooting photos or videos using continuous light without breaking the bank has likely looked at purchasing or building a …

3 Ways to Guarantee Good Exposures

There is no excuse for coming home from a photo shoot to discover that your images are over or under exposed. Your camera’s light meter will guide …