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50 Words You Think Are Synonyms but Aren’t

Just because the thesaurus lists two words as synonyms doesn't mean that you can simply slot one in for the other. Learn the most common …

Third Grader Pens Epic Poem On Feminism And Twitter Is Dying Over It

From the mouths of babes, we get epic poems about feminism<p>You’re never too young to express your feelings about modern feminism, that’s for sure. An …

Feminism

Floating Transparent Leaf Prints

These transparent photographs are the result of the collaboration between designers from MOEBE, architects from Norm Architects and the art …

Architecture

If You Don’t Know Jamila Woods from *That* Chance the Rapper Song, You Will Soon

The poet from Chicago would marry herself if she could, plus her braids levitate (well, in music videos anyway).<p>The name Jamila Woods may sound …

200+ Posters From the Golden Age of Graphic Design Are Now Free to Download

Today, more and more cultural institutions have started to offer free art resources to the public through online archives. From high-quality reproductions of antique photographs to museum-approved art books, these complimentary materials promote and exhibit the endless possibilities of Internet …

Over 100 Museums Invite You to “Color Their Collections” with Free Adult Coloring Books

The adult coloring craze isn’t just a passing fad. Our love of filling in black-and-white line drawings goes back as far as the 18th century; it's only recently, however, that the adult coloring book trend was reinvigorated and seen as a way to unwind from our busy, connected lives. Bridging the …

This writer is erasing ‘Infinite Jest’ to find the poetry left behind

For many, “Infinite Jest” is a kind of sacred work. A magnum opus that can challenge readers simply to finish. The “defining work of the 1990s.” One …

The 30 greatest yoga holidays on the planet

For yoga in enchanting locations<p>1. Silver Island, Greece<p>I could quite happily live on this delightful, 60-acre private island strewn with rough flower-filled tracks, which has an ancient church, a romantic lighthouse and more than 2,500 olive trees. Come for week-long holidays with yoga sessions …

Yoga

The Barn

Wilson, Wyoming<p>This modern take on the rustic barn offers a unique space for guests to soak in the gorgeous mountain vistas near Jackson, Wyoming.<p>Carney Logan Burke Architects has offices in Jackson, Wyoming and Bozeman, Montana. They also possess an impressive portfolio of architectural pieces …

Download 200 Free Art Books, Courtesy of the Guggenheim

Perusing through a beautiful, hefty art book is one of life’s simple pleasures, but beautiful, hefty art books can be pretty expensive. Fortunately, …

Poem of the Week: ‘Birches’ by Robert Frost

Since Mother’s Day is right around the corner, this week I’ll share some verse by a poet my mom loves: Robert Frost. Here’s a bit of Frost’s “Birches:”<p>I’d like to get away from earth awhile<p>This poem, along with two others which appeared in the same issue, marked the first time Frost published his …

Literature

This video of a bear chasing a biker is why POV cameras were invented

Action cameras have made documenting all of the extreme, dangerous and downright stupid things human beings subject themselves to an incredibly …

Smart and Beautiful Logo Design by Spoonlancer

Spoonlancer is a a freelance designer currently based in Fukuoka, Japan. He has a set of beautiful logo design projects on his Dribbble page that are …

Five Reasons to Study Poetry in 2017

<b>STEM, STEM, STEM, STEM. STEM. In case you haven’t noticed, STEM studies garner a huge amount of attention in 2017. And with good reason: countries</b> …

7 Questions That Lead to an 'Aha Moment', According to Research | Inc.com

At the heart of any successful business is a great idea. But how do some entrepreneurs dream up game-changing idea after game-changing idea while others fade into mediocrity?<p>Cracking the code on "aha moments" and creative epiphanies is a topic Stanford Start X innovation experts Olivia Fox Cabane …

Creativity

Thank Georgia O'Keeffe for Your Love of Cacti, Plaster, and Terra Cotta

When we think of New Mexico, we immediately think pale shades of red, desert heat, cacti, and the one and only Georgia O’Keeffe. Interiors inspired by this landscape often reference the simple adobe walls of O'Keeffe's Abiquiú, NM home (also known as Ghost Ranch) and incorporate handmade terra …

1980s Design is Back—And Much More Palatable

When the buying team shares trends of what they're seeing at design shows, in other stores, and in images with Amanda and Merrill, Food52’s founders, it's an opportunity to gut-check the distinction between style suggestions for the Food52 Shop, such as the dusky hues and turquoise skies of Santa …

Here’s how to become an artist in the real world, and get paid for it

Turning your passion into a job is easier said than done. Despite a slew of start-ups making everything from tech to a fashion career possible, the …

This Artist with Synesthesia Sees Colors in Music and Paints Your Favorite Songs

Melissa McCracken grew up with a neurological condition that means she processes songs as colors—a gift that translates into paintings inspired by her favorite musicians.<p>Most artists make a living by painting what they see, but Melissa McCracken paints what she hears. The 26-year-old from Kansas …

The Science Behind Fonts (And How They Make You Feel)

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I’ve noticed how seemingly small things like font and the spacing between …

Typography

Paper artist transforms historical landmarks into silly scenes

What if the Colosseum was invaded by a giant octopus squirming its legs in and out of the columns? Or how would the statue of David look in a pair of …

The Problem with Poetry Students, and Other Lessons from Derek Walcott

One night in the fall of 2002, I was out to dinner at a Mexican restaurant with the poet Derek Walcott, who had been my professor in the graduate poetry program at Boston University. Another of my former teachers, the poet Kenneth Koch, had died recently, and in my purse was a remembrance of Koch …

Hundreds of Vintage Posters Are Now Available to Download and Print 100% Free

Soviet propaganda, old liqueurs, and advertisements for 60s airlines— start your printers!<p>If the posters of today still had the look of those of yesteryear, would they still get tagged and trolled as often? Much work today, it seems, lacks the graphic audacity of yore, opting instead for forms and …

The “Sea-Salt” in Walt Whitman’s Poetry

<i>This week Page-Turner is publishing a series on Walt Whitman. Previously, Jia Tolentino wrote about an unusual use of Whitman’s poetry at a drug court in Alabama, and Dan Piepenbring wrote on Whitman’s rediscovered men’s-health columns. Check back tomorrow for Joshua Rothman on reading Whitman's</i> …

A Reading Guide For Designers Who Want To Write

We asked prominent designers and design writers to select the best books and essays for designers who want to hone their writing skills.<p>The 2017 Design In Tech Report, John Maeda’s influential industry overview, lists writing as a key design skill. There are several reasons why. With the rise of …

Architects’ 8 Favorite Warm Gray Paints

When it comes to choosing gray paint, looks can be deceiving: Often grays that look fine on a swatch end up being too blue-toned on a wall, making …

Home Decorating

Turn Any Letter into a Love Note With DIY Envelope Liners

Hand-written correspondence is so special. It's hard to imagine a way to make it even <i>more</i> so, but I've found one: the stunning, simple addition of a custom envelope liner.<p>Picture it: Your pen pal (carefully, I hope), opens a newly-received piece of mail and is greeted with a cheery floral pattern …

Crafting

The 5-Minute Standing Yoga Flow for a Stronger Core

Get all the core-cinching benefits of yoga without actually hitting the mat.<p>You might think of yoga as a restorative part of your fitness routine, …

The 52 Lists Project

Welcome to the 52 Lists Project! I'm Moorea Seal, the author of the 52 Lists Project and founder of popular shopping site mooreaseal.com and I'm so …

Vintage Photos Mixed With 3D Objects Make Up These Wild Collages

What began as an Instagram experiment evolved into a flourishing art project for Susana Blasco.<p>Found objects marry with the lived-in aesthetic of vintage artifacts. Spanish artist, Susana Blasco, crafts her 2D work mixed with real-world 3D objects in an amazing display of humorous art. Exhibiting a …