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The contrasting beauty of Tokyo captured by Skander Khlif

When you visit Tokyo for the first time, you'll no doubt be struck by the overwhelming contrasting colours that illuminate the world's largest city …

Street Photography

Seven rules for perfect Japanese typography

<i>“Our product has traction in Japan! What now?”</i><p>If you find yourself asking this question, you’re in good company. Japan is an amazing place to have a …

How to Train Your Mind to Think Critically and Form Your Own Opinions

"Critical Thinking" may sound like an obnoxious buzzword from liberal arts schools, but it's actually a useful skill. Critical thinking just means …

Critical Thinking

The Magic and Logic of Color: How Josef Albers Revolutionized Visual Culture and the Art of Seeing

<i>“Hundreds of people can talk, for one who can think,”</i> John Ruskin wrote, <i>“but thousands of people can think, for one who can see.”</i> <i>“We see, but we do not see: we use our eyes, but our gaze is glancing, frivolously considering its object,”</i> Alexandra Horowitz lamented in her sublime meditation on …

Daily Inspiration #1529

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Patti Smith’s Advice to the Young, by Way of William S. Burroughs

In this short video from the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, legendary performer, poet, lettuce-soup maker, and beloved reconstructionist <b>Patti Smith</b> offers her life’s wisdom to the young. Highlights below.<p>On finding your purpose and doing what you love:<p>A writer, or any artist, can’t expect to be …