Christoph Boomgaarden

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Your Graphs Look Like Crap: 9 Ways to Simplify and Sexify Data

Data Visualization

Minitel: The Online World France Built Before the Web

<b>It was the late 1970s.</b> Former French presidents Charles de Gaulle and George Pompidou had recently died. The Arab oil embargo caused energy prices to …

Online Life

Playground Workout for Moms: 8 Exercises You Can Do While They Play

So excited to introduce you to personal trainer and pro photographer Stephanie Smith for today’s total body playground workout, she’s about to rock …

10 tiny but perfect bathrooms

Tiny bathrooms can be a bit of a challenge when it comes to design. More often than not, we tend to feel like we're playing a real-life Tetris game …

Interior Design

Creating space without adding a basement paid off for one London owner

Here’s an interesting fact: in the past 10 years, the modern house that interior designer Nick Simmons built in Holland Park — now shared with wife …

Farrow & Ball

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Day 1<p>Fly from London overnight.<p>Day 2<p>After checking in at Park Hotel, head to Harajuku, the street fashion mecca. Soak up the rainbow-bright crowds of teenagers strolling down Takeshita Dori. Roam through a forested path to Meiji Jingu shrine before wandering past the fashion flagships of tree-lined …

Why are Adults so busy?

I've always wondered growing up - what makes adults so busy? Sure, you're working a 40 hour a week job but the rest should just be fun and games, …

The London Walker's Tube Map

Got a free weekend coming up? Plan a stroll around London with our tube-style map of some of the key walking routes. Many excellent guidebooks and …

England

Alexander Fehre adds bright colours and patterned wallpapers to small London flat

Studio Alexander Fehre used different wall and ceiling finishes to define the spaces of this 45-square-metre flat in central London.<p>The Stuttgart …

Interior Design

London's 10 Best Bus Routes

What could be better than nabbing the front seat on the top deck to watch London roll by from the comfort of your moquette throne?<p>We think we've …

Defying Gravity: How to Shoot 'Twisted' Coffee Splashes

Shooting splashes is always great fun, even if it’s a simple image with a coffee cup and a falling piece of refined sugar. Plus, there is always so …

See how these designers made a small apartment feel bigger than it is

Finding an apartment in Shanghai can be challenging at best, and finding a large apartment can be even harder.<p>MoreDesignOffice took this challenge …

Interior Design

Digital Map of the Roman Empire

My Free and Open Source Photography Workflow

After several years of trial and error, I finally have a complete RAW photography workflow in Linux that I am happy with.<p>The applications in this …

My Open Source Photography Workflow

After several years of trial and error, I finally have a complete RAW photography workflow in Linux that I am happy with. The applications in this …

How To Build A DIY Light Blaster™ And Create Photographic Projections

A while back I saw the Light Blaster in a online shopping site, I liked the effect and that Inspire me to build a Light Blaster on my own.<p>My first …

Best unusual afternoon teas in London

Sit down to sweet treats at an interesting venue, take high tea on the move or enjoy peculiar or themed food and drink. Book a spot to enjoy a quirky …

15 of the Best Cheat Sheets, Printables and Infographics for Photographers

Everyone loves cheat sheets, and photographers are no exception. Squeezed into a set of short tips, schemes, and definitions, a cheat sheet is a …

Infographics

Zack Arias Teaches You About a White Seamless Background

Photographer Zack Arias is mostly a commercial and editorial photographer these days (while wanting to do personal portraits) and many of his most …

Street Photography

London’s Best Chinese Restaurants (By Those Who Know)

<i>Updated March 2018</i><p>Celebrity chef Ken Hom once declared that Chinese food in London is “equally as good as in China”. But where to find the best of …

Food & Dining

HDR Photography: Shooting Tips, Software Plugins, and Training Resources

High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography refers to creating an image, from two or more exposures of a scene/subject, in which the appearance of colors is …

101 romantic things to do in London

Whether you are planning a romantic weekend getaway in London or looking for Valentine’s Day ideas, here’s our pick of London's most romantic things …

The 21 Principles of Persuasion

How is it that certain people are so incredibly persuasive? Can we all harness those skills? After studying the most influential political, social, business and religious leaders, and trying countless techniques out myself, these are the 21 critical lessons I’ve identified to persuading people. …

Inside The Edit - Is This The Ultimate Resource To Learn How To Edit Video?

Do you have an eye for editing video? The editor often wields the power and ability to breathe life into a piece of motion work, or to kill it off. …

Filmmaking

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

Afternoon tea in London

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

Hilarious Video Shows You How to Take a Better Photo

Sometimes, there is nothing funnier than bros just being bros. But the video after the jump from Comedy Central’s Key and Peele shows you a hilarious …