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8 Decor Ideas for Space-Limited Apartments

(Image credit: StyleMutt Home )<p><b>Project by:</b> Chelsea and Cate of StyleMutt Home <b><br>Location:</b> Washington D.C.<p>This small apartment is professionally …

Home Decorating

1. Determine Best Times Of Day For Shooting

You’re probably familiar with plenty of iPhone camera apps and photo editing apps, but did you know there are many other types of app that can …

Mobile Photography

The Science Behind Brand Success on Instagram [Infographic]

Discover tips on what your business can do to increase engagement and deliver results using Instagram.

29 Wall Decoration Ideas That Only Look Expensive

Budget- and renter-friendly ideas from the window to the wall.

2015 Logo Design Trends & Inspiration

Logo Lounge for the past twelve years, have posted annual logo design trend reports<b></b> and they have just released the <b>2015 logo design trends</b> report. I …

12 Free Tools That Every Freelancer Should Be Using

Freelancers can't do enough to bring structure and efficiency into their routines.<p>Freelancers often work in isolation, communicating only through email or by phone. In addition to completing assignments on time, they're responsible for keeping up with income and expenses for tax purposes, invoicing …

Small Business

50 Stunningly Beautiful Geometric Patterns In Graphic Design

<i>Have you made the most out of geometric patterns?</i> Sounds like a bit of an odd question, I know, but geometric patterns are an incredibly useful tool …

10 Hacks for Decorating Your Apartment • Vintage Revivals

Alert Alert! Fun post ahead!! I’ve teamed up with Rent.com to help all of you cute renters with your apartment decorating needs!<p>Lets get right to it …

5 Healthy and Quick Lunches You Can Make For $5

Prep a few minutes the night before and you’ll eat like a king come noon—without straining your wallet<p>It’s no secret that brown-bagging your lunch is cheaper, healthier, and all around better than buying an overpriced, oversized sandwich at the corner deli. But even so, most of us don’t have much …

Top 10 Business Plan Templates You Can Download Free | Inc.com

Writing your business plan. Ughhhh.<p>It's definitely not the most exciting part of starting a business. In fact, if you're like a lot of entrepreneurs, you're probably going to find yourself pulling a few all-nighters to get one done before heading into your first pitch for funding. Because that's …

Small Business

9 Famous Logos Reimagined As Sadvertising

The currency of branding is one of optimism. Logos and slogans are designed to be relentlessly cheery, and the intended effect of viewing them is that of <i>Ren and Stimpy’s</i> Happy Helmet. Be happy! No! Happier!<p>Graphic designer and illustrator Adam J. Kurtz wondered what advertising would be like if it …

Consciousness

Timehack: 5 Delicious Dishes, Less Than 20 Minutes of Your Day

We're all slammed. Family, job, Little League, errands, car trouble, furiously typing 140 characters on social media - and the neverending desire to spend a few minutes in the park with your toes in the grass. Who has time to cook? You do! It's totally possible to eat a fun and varied diet with …

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

This Scary Video Shows How Easy It Is to Fake Weight-Loss Before-and

Don't let them fool you.<p>If you're trying to lose weight, before-and-after photos can be crazy-inspiring. But unfortunately, some companies pushing weight-loss products create fake before-and-after shots to increase sales—and it's surprisingly easy to forge these photos. Just check out this video, …

Weight Loss

How to Make Your Best-Ever Smoothie

The best morning smoothie is one that takes almost no time at all to put together. Here's how it's done, from flavors and textures to ways to avoid breaking your blender.<p>There's always time to have breakfast in the morning if that breakfast is a smoothie. In no more than five to ten minutes, a …

We’re boring our kids in school: This easy reform will actually help them learn

<b>(wavebreakmedia via Shutterstock)</b><p>Students have a rich world available to them to develop and train their minds. It’s not school — but it could be<p>Greg Toppo<p>May 12, 2015 9:57am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Game Believes in You”<p>In 1967, media critic Marshall McLuhan predicted that within two decades, …

Welsh bus company pulls 'Ride me all day' topless photo ads after it's accused of sexism

A bus company based in Cardiff, Wales, has been forced to pull ads on its buses featuring topless female and male models holding signs reading "Ride me all day for £3" after it was accused of sexism.<p>The ads, promoting New Adventure Travel's new cross-city service in Cardiff, only launched at the …

40 Magazine Cover Designs Guaranteed to Inspire You

Coming up with an eye-catching design doesn’t always go as easy as you want it to. When you work as a graphic designer or in the creative field of …

Why firing my best designer was my smartest business decision

Three years ago I decided to start a design firm from my college dorm room. Since then, we've grown to become boogie<b>,</b> a design-driven social media agency with a team of eight working out of two offices in Albany and Brooklyn.<p>As with any business, we've had our ups and downs, but one of the most …

Girl on Girl: When Did Fashion Change Its Mind About the Size 6 Supermodel?

Model Myla Dalbesio on why the modeling world stopped embracing personality and size 6s—and how we can push brands to put powerful, diverse women in front of the lens more often.<p>"They were fully-formed women, fully-formed personalities, and they were powerful. And I think, at some point, people got …

Social Media

13 Instagram tools brands should be using

Instagram is a platform for sharing quirky moments and inspirational experiences.<p>With 300 million users every month, it's also a place for businesses …

34 Healthy Energy Bars You Can Make at Home

Everyone loves a great bar. In this case, we're talking about the kind you can pack as a perfectly portable meal or snack (though we love bars with …

The Upwardly Mobile Barista

Starbucks and Arizona State University are collaborating to help cafe workers get college degrees. Is this a model for helping more Americans reach the middle class?
<p>Mary Hamm was in pain, though it was hard to tell. She bustled around the Starbucks, pouring drinks, restocking pastries, and …

The 6 Best New Restaurants in Los Angeles

Angelenos have it all: gorgeous climate, a thriving arts scene and wonderful time stuck in cars. (Well, two out of three.) Add to the plus column: the City of Angels's trendsetting restaurant scene. Here, six new places on the city's foodie map.<p><b>All'Acqua</b><p>Want a solution to the parking mayhem that is …

You can't 'outrun' obesity: Study says exercise doesn't help weight loss

LONDON — A team of British cardiologists have said it's time to "bust the myth" that regular exercise tackles obesity.<p>The strongly-worded editorial …

Fashionable, Affordable Shirt Line Helps Eliminate The Whole 'I Have Nothing To Wear' Problem

<i>Who's the next great fashion designer? We're on the lookout for the lesser known or up-and-comers who are creating collections and careers that are worthy of some praise... and closet space. While they aren't household names yet, we're so impressed with their skills that we're betting they will be</i> …

40 Email Subject Lines Research Shows Your Subscribers Can't Resist

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your email list is potentially the most important asset your business owns. Search engine traffic and social media play a huge role in online marketing, but if I had to choose just one channel? It would absolutely be …

Marketing

20 Design Rules You Should Never Break – Learn

<i>Just like with any profession or discipline, design comes with some rules.</i><p>While breaking design rules is allowed and even (in some circumstances) …

20 gifts for the badass feminist in your life

Tell that special someone the three little words they're dying to hear: "Smash the patriarchy."<p>There are plenty of occasions to get someone a gift, …