Chantal Aafjes

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The Real Life Walter White

In 2008, Walter White was building his meth empire in the AMC hit series <i>Breaking Bad</i>. That same year, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama's most successful …

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Now Mothers Can Get Picture Frames Made with Their Own Placentas

(Photo: Jim Holden)<p>And it’s about time, right? We’re living in the Twenty-First Century now, so such products should be readily available.<p>Amanda …

Pop-Out Power Outlet Stays Hidden in the Wall Until Needed

The adorne Pop-Out Outlet by Legrand is a three-plug wall outlet that extends from the wall when needed, and can be pushed into the wall and out of …

Spartacus in Real Life

(YouTube link)<p>In another episode of Improv Everywhere's Movies in Real Life series (previously at Neatorama), someone orders a drink at Starbucks and …

The Lake Monsters of America

Look at all the lake monsters on this map! Are there really that many monsters in American lakes? Maybe not, but there are at least that many lake …

5 Key Elements of Viral Content

Mark Smiciklas from Intersection Consulting and author of The Power of Infographics, designed this helpful infographic The Five Key Elements of Viral …

Design Client Engagement Poster

The Design Client Engagement Poster argues that a positive client experience can lead to a sustainable business. The poster separates the experience …

A Website Design Process

A Website Designed is a process explanation infographic, created by John Furness of Simple Square, highlights the phases of creating a website for a …

A Visual Guide to What Colors Communicate

When you are designing your blog or website, how do you decide what colors to use? Your choice will make a difference on how others receive and …

The Ecosystem of Linkedin

LinkedIn has reached over 200 million members worldwide, making it the world’s largest professional network. The Ecosystem of LinkedIn infographic …

The Rise in Mobile Video

The Rise in Mobile Video from Digital Surgeons takes a look at the confluence of data behind the growth of mobile devices and the growth of video …

An Infographic Profile of the Modern Travel Blogger

An Infographic Profile of the Modern Travel Blogger from the Sandymount Hotel in Dublin, Ireland, takes a closer look at answering the question “Who …

Find The Best Group Exercise Class for You

24 hour fitness has created an easy to read flowchart to figure out the best group fitness class for your lifestyle in the infographic Find You Path …

How NOT To Look Ugly on a Webcam

How NOT To Look Ugly on a Webcam from Mixergy and Lemon.ly lays out the top 10 tips for successfully using your webcam.<p><i>No matter who you are and how</i> …

How Much Does Color Define A Logo?

Graphic designer Paula Rupolo swapped the colors of competing brands’ logos. Blue Coke, anyone?<p>Seeing a logo that’s been in your life for years all-of-a-sudden rendered in different colors can be as jarring as a friend’s sudden dye job. They just don’t look like themselves. And if they just don’t …

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Aviate Makes Using Your Android Phone Way Less Irritating

Unless you’re a tech dork, organizing and searching your apps is a pain. Aviate does it for you.<p>Natural user interfaces like Siri and Google Now aim to “disappear” by understanding you perfectly or anticipating your technology needs before you have them. I don’t trust them. You know who already …

This App Is A Roll Of Duct Tape For The Internet Of Things

Billing itself as the Napster of the connected world, MakerSwarm wants to inspire a new generation of engineers.<p>MAYA Design is working to give every man, woman, and child on the planet a superpower. Just as the <i>X-Men’s</i> Magneto can detect the metal within and control it with his mutant powers of …

Infographic: How Many Lines Of Code Is Your Favorite App?

A military drone has 3.5 million lines of code inside. That’s roughly three times as many as we find in bacteria, meaning that mankind has, at least by one metric, constructed semi-autonomous machinery more complex than life itself.<p>It’s a fascinating topic to ponder, but even those of us who don’t …

The New VC Arms Race: Snazzy Websites

It used to be that money was enough, but now, VCs tell us, you need an enticingly designed website, too.<p>Venture Capitalists have always been the money men behind Silicon Valley. They roll the dice with tens of millions of dollars at a time, and ultimately, those investments have defined them. But …

An App That You Hug, And Hugs You Back

Its technology may be simple, but Avocado, a private social network for romantic partners, has tapped into some deep psychological processes to bring lovers closer together.<p>My fiancée and I keep very different hours. I wake up close to dawn to write, and inevitably fall asleep early after dinner, …

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Infographic Inspired: The Simplest Electric Bill You’ve Ever Seen

Power to the people! A century-old electric company had confusing bills. So they crowdsourced a redesign.<p>Navigating the warren of your local utility bill is enough to make anyone purple-faced and apoplectic. In fact, as you try to wind your way through the labyrinth of charges and itemizations, …

Microsoft Is About To Turn Your TV Into A Smartphone

Weeks before launch, Microsoft shows off the Xbox One’s full interface and it will change the way you watch TV.<p>The Xbox One has a trick that few non-gamers know about (and no, it’s not this trick.) The One has a feature called HDMI pass-through, which allows you to plug your satellite or cable box …

Design Icon Chip Kidd Shares His Wisdom With The Pre-Teen Set

Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design teaches the basics of typography, branding, and imagery in a witty primer aimed at kids.<p>Chip Kidd has been called the closest thing to a rock star in the design world, having created over 1,000 iconic covers for books from <i>Jurassic Park</i> to <i>Geek Love</i> and album art …

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Check Out The New Olympic Pictograms

One year ago we saw the curvy logo for the Rio 2016 games. Today, we get the rest of the graphic identity.<p>We still have two years and some change before the athletic elite descend upon Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic games, but preparations are, of course, already well underway. Along with stadiums …

Google Street View – Pegman Redesign by Matt Delbridge I B-Reel

Pegman Redesign.<p>New York City based graphic designer Matt Delbridge had the privilege to create the redesign of Google Street View’s little Pegman …

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