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Artist Gives Snail Shells an Upgrade So People Don't Accidentally Step on Them

For several years, artist Stefan Siverud has been decorating snails' shells with colorful, eye-catching designs for his <i>Snailpimp</i> project. Thus far, the series has featured tiny mollusks sporting anything from a vibrant rainbow or an impressive miniature lighthouse to the McDonald's logo. Aside from …

UI/UX Works by Nathan Riley

Nathan Riley is the Design Director and Co-Founder of Green Chameleon, based in Bristol, UK. Loved how they experiment with the userflow within their …

What Turning 30 Years Old Means to People Around the World

For many people, turning 30 years old is a significant milestone. To some, it marks the end of youth, while others see it as the beginning of mature adulthood. Paris-based photographer Stephane Domingues, who turned 30 himself in December 2013, regards the 30s as a time to be assertive and …

Light Up The Room With Your Dance Moves In These LED Shoes

Time for a little dancing in the dark? A new shoe design by Tokyo-based studio No New Folk takes light-up soles from mid-’90s kids’ wear to hip accessory for the 21st century. Almost 100 LED lights wrap around the sole of the all-white shoes. The colors and patterns can be adjusted with a …

Stunning Posters Merge Famous Movie Directors' With Their Iconic Films

Hamburg-Germany based illustrator Julian Rentzsch has teamed up with Steffen Heidemann and Viktoria Klein at Stellavie, an independent design studio, to create a unique set of posters featuring movie directors merged with their famous films. So far, the team has released three posters – Alfred …

This museum wants you to touch the art and take lots of pictures

It figures that the city known for generating the most Instagram selfles would open a museum to attract selfie shooters.<p>Art in Island, an interactive art museum in a suburban Manila, Philippines, has installations designed for visitors to incorporate themselves into master 3-D copies of some …

How to Turn Every Failure Into a Measure for Success | Inc.com

You don't have to look hard to see the benefits of failure:<p><i>Before coaching</i> <i>the Dallas Cowboys to two Super Bowl victories and five NFC championships, Tom Landry had one of the worst first seasons on record (winning no games) and won five or fewer games over the next four seasons.</i><p><i>Before Microsoft,</i> …

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The Real Smart City

We are right to remain suspicious of techno-utopian urban fantasies—especially when they come to us through corporate interests.<p>The Smart City is a …

Dosatres – Corporate Identity Design by Comité

Dosatres – business network corporate identity design by studio Comité.<p>Comité is a Barcelona-based graphic design studio founded by Francesc Morata …

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Brown Fox – Graphic Design and Advertising Agency Identity

Graphic design and advertising agency identity by Benoit Galangau for Brown Fox.<p>Benoit Galangau is an Avignon, France based freelance graphic …

Van Gogh Paintings Turned Into Haute Couture

Amsterdam-based fashion house Viktor & Rolf’s newest collection pays homage to its Dutch roots, featuring batik-dyed floral patterns inspired by the paintings of Vincent Van Gogh.<p>The “Van Gogh Girls” collection, debuted this week at Viktor & Rolf’s Spring 2015 haute couture show in Paris, includes …

Tantalizing Crates of Apples and Pears are Actually Boxes of Notepads

These adorable fruit-shaped notepads deliver the power of paper with the charm of nature's harvest. From a distance, the notepads look like realistic apples and pears, but up close it's plain to see that the bounty is really comprised of cut, dyed and sculpted blank pages. The notepad stems are …

NOVA: A Wireless Flash for Better iPhone Photos

We all know how harsh and unrelenting that flash on our phones can be and luckily there are people out there that create things like Nova to help us …

Smartphones and the Rise of Contextual Apps

If you are familiar with where technology is heading, you know that the future belongs to smartphones. More and more, people are using their …

You can now shop on Amazon by taking photos

Amazon’s AMZN, +2.92% app for iPhone this week added “Flow,” an image recognition tool designed to allow consumers to add a product to their shopping …

Amazon's 'Flow' uses your iPhone's camera to make a shopping list

Earlier this week, Amazon brought its "Flow" image recognition technology to the retailer's main iOS app. The feature, which has long been available as a standalone utility, lets iPhone users add products to their Amazon shopping list simply by capturing them with the device's built-in camera. Flow …

Film festival makes a Charlie Chaplin timeline by turning its Instagram feed sideways

Charlie Chaplin now has a home on Instagram. To mark the 100th anniversary of the legendary silent era star's first film appearance, the Toronto Silent Film Festival (TSFF) has made unique use of Instagram to make a timeline of Chaplin's life. Instead of limiting itself to just one square Instagram …

Stan Lee Loves Superhero Art Discovered on My Modern Met

Here's a fun story that shows some behind-the-scenes magic! A few years ago, one of my close friends who works for comic book legend Stan Lee, asked me to connect her with an artist she had discovered on My Modern Met. France-based web designer and artist Arian Noveir had created a fantastic set of …

Massive Bocci Chandelier Cascades 30 Meters Down a Museum

Oh, to be in London! The 11th annual London Deign Festival kicked off on Saturday, September 14, and already some major art installations are causing quite a stir. A colorful, custom-made Bocci chandelier by Canada-based designer Omer Arbel greets those entering the main doorway of the Victoria and …