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The absolute best restaurants and bars in the Rockaways

Over the years, the Rockaways has emerged as one of the best New York beaches. Attracting a younger, hipper crowd, the restaurant and bar scene has …

Film Festivals

The Best Rooftop Bars in New York

The Ides at the Wythe Hotel<p>Image 1 of 20<p>Dapper staff will see you safely into the elevator that carries guests to the Wythe Hotel’s sixth-floor bar. …

World Trade Center

Ashley Graham's Naked Body Is A Work Of Art In V Magazine

DAMN. (P.S. These photos are NSFW.)<p>Ashley Graham spent Monday evening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Now she’s being shown as a work of art herself.<p>The model appears in V Magazine’s summer issue in a feature titled “Body Beautiful” and well, the NSFW photos pretty much speak for …

The best bowls of ramen under $10 in NYC

New York City is home to an array of foods that’ll satisfy both bellies and bank accounts alike—and one of our favorites is bowls of ramen under $10. …

Obama has awesome taste in restaurants — here are some of the best places he has eaten at in New York City

In the past few months alone, they've been hitting some of the trendiest spots around town, fully living up to their reputation of having great taste in restaurants.<p>From trying out farm-to-table grub in Greenwich Village, to hitting old school Italian joints in Nolita, here's a look at some of the …

Mondrian: Artist-Inspired Paint Color Palettes for Your Home

In celebration of the 100th year of De Stijl—the Dutch artistic movement that means "The Style"—the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague has the world's …

Best things to do in NYC according to concierges

One concierge recommends grabbing lobster rolls aboard Grand Banks.Grand Banks/Yelp<p>Savvy travelers know that the quickest way to uncover New York's secrets is to solicit tips from the hardened locals who walk its streets each day. But this strategy has its limitations: even the most connected …

These sleek prefabs come with smart home features

Go inside a 720-square-foot “Coodo”<p>Another day, another prefab company trying to lure you into the out-of-the-box home dream. This time, Coodo from Hamburg, Germany, shows off its newly completed project, a 720-square-foot “Coodo 64,” installed in Bielefeld, Germany.<p>With rounded edges (also seen in …

Choi Xooang questions the boundaries of human form - CNN Style

Written by Jamie Fullerton, CNNSol Han, CNN<p>In Choi Xooang's hyperrealistic sculptures, eyeless heads face off against each other, dismembered hands convene to form fleshy angel wings, and men with dog heads pose in underpants.<p>It's little surprise then that the Seoul-born South Korean declares: "If …

The Virgin Mary: Now With 800% More Tentacles

Thanks to French artist Soasig Chamaillard, the Holy Mother has more looks than Madonna.<p>Holy Mary, mother of invention: these re-created statuettes turn the Blessed Virgin into an imagination of what women can be, feel, and represent.<p>"In 2005, my father gave me a statuette he found in a secondhand …

Farfetch Logo

Logos

How A Horizontal Wood Fence Can Impact The Landscape And Décor Around It

Having a house with a white picket fence used to be the dream a while ago but times change and so does the design of the fence. The horizontal fence …

You won’t believe how cheap an NYC penthouse can be

A quick rule of thumb regarding urban real estate: the higher the floor, the nicer the place. Little wonder then that penthouse apartments have come …

[Exclusive] Draw in 3D with the ‘Mental Canvas’ Illustration App

The new app combines traditional illustration with 3D computer-aided design software.<p>There are apps like uMake that rather easily turn 2D sketching into useful 3D models for prototyping, but the new app Mental Canvas takes a different approach. It fuses the illustrator’s need for aesthetics and …

Hybrid Sunglasses Can Vibrate Music Through Your Skull

Zungle has designed a pair of stylish eyewear that uses bone conduction to play music

A selection of the best product design and UX/UI design resources

When making prototypes of a product, we often found that there are a large number of duplicate parts on the same page. Although these elements can be …

Blacked Out: 15 Best All Black Sneakers For Men

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Hi Top<p>Arguably one of the most iconic sneakers in the world, the Chuck Taylor All-Stars Hi Tops boast an unmistakable …

This Ingenious Drill Accessory Will Save Lives and Limbs

The Arbutus Drill Cover was developed by students for medical workers in poor countries and disaster areas<p>My friend Ted recently broke an ankle and …

British Columbia

How to Shop New York City Like It’s Tokyo | GQ

While nothing beats the mind-bending experience of a real Japanese shopping trip to Ginza and Harajuku, enough Japan-inspired shops have opened in New York that you can now shop the Big Apple like it's Tokyo. Here, we’ve rounded up the best spots. Get denim, design, vintage, and hell, even …

'Kate Moss wanted to be lust': Nick Knight on creating the ultimate supermodel fashion film

Celebrating 25 years in your job would usually either go unmarked, forgotten amongst the daily targets and to-do lists or be celebrated with a swift round of drinks at the pub after work. But that was never going to be the case for trailblazing fashion stylist Edward Enninful who is celebrating his …

Can’t Program? Now There’s A WYSIWYG For Designing With Code

A new tool from Framer makes it easy to design with JavaScript–even if you don’t know a lick of code.<p>Gone are the days when designers did all their UI/UX concepts in Photoshop. Now, they’re being called on to code their mockups.<p>But how do you introduce designers to code if they’ve never programmed …

Prototypes

Illustrator Serves Up Delicious Food Puns in Amusing Series of Greeting Cards

Brooklyn-based illustrator Merrily Grashin is serving up some delicious puns in her witty series of greeting cards. Featuring a variety of hand-drawn foods, drinks, and kitchen utensils, she pairs them with clever and punny sentiments. Although simple in their artistic execution, these one-liners …

How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

For years, Apple followed user-centered design principles. Then something went wrong.<p>Once upon a time, Apple was known for designing easy-to-use, easy-to-understand products. It was a champion of the graphical user interface, where it is always possible to discover what actions are possible, …

UX Design

Clever Illustrations Playfully Reveal the "True" Meanings of Idioms

Idioms are a clever way to convey emotions and make comparisons, but what if you aren't sure of what they're supposed to mean? Keren Rosen imagines the literal, true definitions of idioms in a playful ongoing project. The simple, cartoonish images break down the meaning of each word and illustrate …

How to Draw a Perfect Circle

Drawing is about muscle control, and muscle control comes from reps. Which is why Professor Gary, our Drawing teacher at ID school had us draw …

Sketching

How to Invest Money When You Don't Have Any

My quest to learn about finance as an ignorant twentysomething.<p>For months after college, my job was to sit in a windowless warehouse with dozens of other schlubs and type summaries of meetings dictated to me over the phone. The shift went from midnight to 6 AM. I'd eat the free Dominos my employer …

A branding expert’s visual breakdown of the year’s most popular logo trends

When seeing a new logo, how many times have you asked yourself, “Where have I seen that before?”<p>This year, Bill Gardner asked himself that very question 25,000 times.<p>Since founding the popular online logo database LogoLounge in 2002, Gardner has seen more than 200,000 logos (some approved, some …

Graphic Design

Delightfully Witty and Poignant Postcards by Monica Kremer

It's not often that a postcard is laugh-out-loud funny, but Monica Kremer's delightful creations will prompt a chuckle from just about anybody. Combining her passion for illustration with her love of witty punchlines, the Geneva resident has designed and sold charmingly droll cards under the name</i> …

Brilliant Sanding Tricks from Master Maker Jimmy Diresta

The veteran craftsman reveals tons-o'-time-saving tips<p>Of all the things you'll do in the shop, sanding is often one of the least pleasant tasks. It's …

Woodworking

Wickedly Humorous Illustrations Add Clever Twists to Pop Culture

Illustrator Ben Chen's dark sense of humor and love of pop culture result in incredibly imaginative and clever illustrations. Chen, whose work we've previously shared, creates digital artworks that are filled with bold color schemes, cartoonish flair, playful twists, and an often morbid …

Color Management