Frederick Vargas

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How A Logo’s Color Shapes Consumers’ Opinion Of A Brand

A new study on the ethical implications of logo colors suggests that the blue might be “greener” than green when it comes to branding.<p>We live in a time of rampant greenwashing. Ever since companies realized that eco-friendliness can lure consumers, they’ve gone out of their way to market themselves …

How to Improve Any Photo in 8 or Less Steps

When perusing photography articles and tutorials across the Web it’s not uncommon to encounter various takes on “getting it right in camera.” From …

30 Creative Graphic Designer Portfolio Websites

Are you on the look out for professional portfolio websites? Then this collection of 30 creative graphic designer portfolio websites is perfect for …

It’s 2015 and I just bought a Sony Walkman

As someone who was born when The Beatles were still together (just barely!), I’ve witnessed much of the modern music revolution: From vinyl to …

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Caution: Don’t miss out on the best iOS apps of 2014

The word “app” has always described Apple’s executable programs, but it wasn’t until the App Store appeared in 2008 that the term really took hold as a way to describe the little programs that help make our smartphones not just smart, but also useful and totally fun.<p>At this point, “There’s an app …

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5 (+ 1) Useful Design Apps That We Love

With every passing year, our tech devices become more and more a part of us and when companies create apps that make our lives just a little easier …

Articles about how build modern beach house on Dwell.com - Dwell

We spoke with architect Eric Cobb about the process behind building a floating home.<p>I know, I know, the Eames Shell Chair is totally ubiquitous, which is part of why this Herman Miller film from the Eames Office...<p>Binburra Beach House is a minimal residence located in Sydney, Australia, designed by …

Articles about prefab home washingtons puget sound on Dwell.com - Dwell

After rescuing an aging structure, a mid-century home’s views are reborn.<p>It took a mere six months—three in the factory and three on-site—for this prefab to come to fruition on the shore of Sweden’s...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream …

Illustration by Karolis Strautniekas

Inspiring Illustrations.<p>Karolis Strautniekas is a Vilnius, Lithuania-based artist and freelance illustrator. He also has several years of experience …

Equip Font Family by Hoftype

Equip – Geometric Font Family.<p>The <b>Equip</b> font family was designed in 2013 by German typeface designer Dieter Hofrichter (Type Foundry: Hoftype). This …

Great Illustrations by Alexey Rudikov

It's always cool to visit other worlds through the work of artists like Alexey Rudikov. There are definitely many storylines behind these great …

Sketches & Logos by Jackson Alves

Jackson Alves is one the best lettering artist from Brazil. This post is a selection of his work during 2013, here you see the sketches and logos he …

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Turn Me On Design Lights Up a Canadian Street While Transforming It Into a Comic Book of Sorts

On Avenue Mont-Royal in Montreal, you'll find just what you'd expect—gaggles of traffic making their way through cold temperatures, quaint …

To DIY For: 25 Wall Art Gifts You Can Make

If you got excited when you saw this list of 100 wall art DIY projects or couldn’t wait to try our wire wall writing project then you’ll love our latest roundup. These 25 projects are present-perfect and will make any friend or family member thrilled. Not to mention you get the added bonus of …

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Breaking Bad Poster Illustrations by Mattson Creative

Breaking Bad Screen Prints.<p>Southern California based award-winning graphic design studio Mattson Creative partnered with Sony Pictures Television to …

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Interview with Brian Miller

Brian Miller is the owner, artist and illustrator behind the Orlin Culture Shop based in Erie, Colorado, USA. Clean lines, beautiful color pallets …

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It’s hard to explain how much I love wrapping presents, but I’d say it’s an obsession: the gift wrap is almost better for me than the actual gifts! I look forward to setting aside a little quiet time with the radio tuned to the holiday station and all of my supplies laid out to begin the wrapping …

9 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Design Thinking

How Lippincott, the branding and strategy firm behind Coca-Cola’s swirl, Starbucks’s logo, and Samsung’s global identity, fuses creativity and analytics.<p>I lead an unusual company. Lippincott, part of the highly analytical management consulting firm Oliver Wyman, is the creative force behind the …

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Part of the joy of outdoor gear is nerding out over technical details like waterproofing and making sure everything is ultra-lightweight down to the gram. However, when your outdoor excursions don't involve weeklong trips in the backcountry or summiting snow-capped peaks, you might want something …

The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

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"Reading Net" Allows Kids to Learn While Floating in Mid-Air

With this fun design, no longer will parents have to distinguish between play time and reading time. The <i>Reading Net</i>, by creative studio Playoffice, is a lively design that encourages learning through playing. The Madrid-based studio transformed the idea of a formal library into this interactive net …

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Better Than A Password? To Unlock Your Mac, Just Knock

A new iPhone app called Knock lets you log in to your Mac just by knocking. It’s more fun than useful, but boy, does it have design chops.<p>Knock is a new iOS app that allows you to unlock your Mac by rapping on your iPhone screen twice. But let’s hold off on talking about that for a second. Let’s …

Revealing "Before I Die" Art Project Goes Global

Back in 2011, we first wrote about Candy Chang's powerful interactive art project “Before I Die” where she painted a side of an abandoned house in her neighborhood of New Orleans with chalkboard paint and then stenciled in the words, “Before I die I want to ___.” Anyone who happened to pass by …

A Fresh & Modern Bathroom You’ll Never Want To Leave

Australian design firm Minosa Design recently completed this modern bathroom with designer Darren Genner at the helm. A family sought design help …

Bike Navigation Redefined Thanks to a Hammerhead

I don’t know how I missed this because I know EVERYTHING (joke) but please direct your attention to this crowdfunded project for bicycle navigation …

This Collection Of War Photography Holds Some Of The Most Haunting Images You'll Ever See

"Photographs are our collective memory of war. Luckily, most of us don't ever experience it first-hand," Tucker told ShutterLove, a photography website.<p>The survey has now been collected in a museum exhibition called, "War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath," showing currently …

Adam's DIY Ode To Ornamentalism in Philadelphia

Name: Adam Wallacavage<br>Location: South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania<br>Size: 3000 square feet<br>Years Lived In: 13; Owned<p>Stepping inside Adam’s home is akin to …

Pope's blunt words break new ground - again

Unorthodox pope makes news with his most comprehensive interview since he was elected in March.<p>ROME - His first order of business as pope was to pay his hotel bill and move into a Vatican guest house instead of the sprawling papal apartments.<p>Then Pope Francis, who has made helping the poor a …