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The Best Street Style From Paris Fashion Week

Well, the major European fashion weeks are finally finished, and the biggest names brought out their most recent collections to a typically positive …

Create a geometric logo with Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator has grown massively in recent years to become the number one vector tool worldwide. It's the programme that, when it launched way …

Graphics

Artist Designs DIY Paper Templates for Adorable 3D Geometric Animals

Germany-based artist Wolfram Kampffmeyer, aka Paperwolf, builds beautiful geometric animal designs that are constructed completely out of paper. The artist studied computer animation in school and eventually realized that, although he enjoys creating virtual 3D models, he much prefers building them …

Cute

Hilarious Captions by Moms Highlight Absurd Parenting Stock Photos

Many of the images that you'll find on stock photo websites don't accurately convey reality. And sometimes, the difference between the real world and these sites' fantasy lands are so far apart that it's absolutely hilarious. No one knows this better than parents, who, according to these stock …

Parenting

A Wearable Drone That Launches Off Your Wrist To Take Your Selfie

“Oh man, this would make a great picture. I wish there was someone else here to take our picture for us so we didn’t have to take a selfie!”<p>Has this ever happened to you?<p>Of course it has. You’re a human being in the 21st century who reads tech blogs.<p>The Nixie aims to solve that. It’s, as crazy as …

Acorns Micro-Invests Your Spare Change

There’s a growing arsenal of apps that integrate with your daily spending habits to deliver smart tips on how to make the most of your money. BillGuard, for example, helps you combat credit card fraud and hidden merchant fees. But a new entrant to the personal finance space is looking to go the …

Oculus Rift hack shows dangers of lag in the real world

That old cliche that it's "all about timing" turns out to be more true than previously thought -- especially when you introduce the concept of lag like we've all experienced on the Internet into real life.<p>A Swedish broadband provider set out to make a point about how irritating lag can be by …

Artist Piotr Bockenheim Puts Your Easter Egg Decorating to Shame with His Intricately Carved Goose Shells | Colossal

<p>Unless you spent hundreds upon hundreds of hours with a tiny electric drill carving intricate patterns into eggshells the last few months, you may …

How Apple Could Make the Move to 4.7" iPhone Displays

Amidst the flurry of iPhone 6 rumors coming from KGI Securities' report last week, Ming-Chi Kuo presented the first possible screen resolution for Apple's 4.7" iPhone 6. Kuo lists it as a 1334x750 Retina display with a pixel density of 326 pixels per inch.<p>Historically, Apple has been very cautious …

HTC video invites us behind the design of the new HTC One (M8)

The design team behind the new HTC One (M8) has released a short video sharing their passions and struggles to bring you one of the finest rounded metal back covers around.<p>Okay, it is about more than just the HTC One (M8)’s all metal casing, as the team describes maintaining the legacy of the One, …

Phones

Google Is Trying to Trademark the Word 'Glass'—and It's in Good Company

Apple has tried to trademark "startup." Facebook has tried to trademark "book."<p>This week, the <i>Wall Street</i> <i>Journal</i> reported that Google, which long ago trademarked "Google Glass," is experiencing some difficulty in the next stage of its IP journey: trademarking the word "glass" itself.<p>I know, I …

Did An Ad Agency Just Create “The World’s Most Beautiful Sustainable Font?”

With Ryman Eco, a typeface that uses 33% less ink than standard fonts and 27% less ink than the leading sustainable font, Grey London says it has created an eco-friendy and beautifully designed font alternative.<p>When a story about a young boy who determined (erroneously, some say) that the …

Slow Life: A Macro Timelapse of Coral, Sponges and Other Aquatic Organisms Created from 150,000 Photographs | Colossal

<p>Created by University of Queensland PhD student Daniel Stoupin, this remarkable macro video of coral reefs, sponges and other underwater wildlife, …

Logo Design: More Squares

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Editorial Design Inspiration: Iceberg Newspaper

Iceberg is a beautiful black and white publication designed by Socio Design in London. This quarterly newspaper is produced for KAE, a marketing …

The Deeply Weird World Of Extreme Dog Grooming

Photographer Paul Nathan shines a light on the deranged world of competitive dog grooming, which takes the creative potential of fur to its limits. Brace yourselves.<p>The world of creative canine coiffure is a truly, deeply weird one. Last year, NYC-based photographer Paul Nathan traveled to New …

How Hans Wegner Redesigned The Chair 500 Times

A new exhibition celebrates the “King of Chairs” on the centennial of his birth.<p>“If only you could design just one good chair in your life,” famed Danish designer Hans Wegner was quoted as saying in 1952. “But you simply cannot.”<p>He wasn’t kidding: Wegner, one of Denmark’s most prolific designers, …

Colourblind: A Wooden Stop-Motion Short for Elliot the Bull | Colossal

<p>Colourblind is the latest stop-motion short from Australian animation firm Oh Yeah Wow (previously here and here). While the animators have …

Alina Coffee Table Transforms Into A Small Dining Room Set for Two

The <b>Alina coffee table</b> at first glance looks exactly like such: a modern, stylish yet simple coffee table. However, there’s much more than meets the …

Furniture

A City Reduced To Facades

When French native photographer Zacharie Gaudrillot-Roy took a stroll through Montreal, what he noticed were the facades. Montreal is a distinctive and pretty city: the old townhouses built from the tan rock of a nearby quarry, the spindly wrought-iron staircases that through a quirk of governance …

A Brand New Eichler Home? Now It’s Possible.

Desert Eichler Homes from KUD Properties is bringing sexy back. In the form of Eichler homes.<p>Between 1950 and 1974, Eichler Homes built over 11,000 …

New Concepts Imagine the iWatch as a Lifestyle Device, Traditional Timepiece

While earlier iWatch concepts were inspired by the wearable's health-tracking features, a new set of renderings from Argentine design student Tomas Moyano imagines the iWatch as a device that'll produce "a further and deeper interaction between human beings and technology."<p>Moyano pictures a …

Create a bestselling app in three hours for less than £100

You don't need to be a programmer to break into the App Store's top charts. All you need is 100 bucks and a free afternoon.<p>You'll need a halfway …

Kerozen - design studio with human characters

We post loads of posts about typography, from simple lettering, modern and humanist typefaces to intricate compositions however Kerozen is probably …

Logo Design: More Whales

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Video Game Art Archive: Your Favorite Digital Distractions' Pixelated Wall Art, All on One Convenient Tumblr Page

It wasn't until somewhat recently that video games started popping up in conversations centered around art and design. MoMA kicked the debate off by …

These Photos Of Rats Holding Teddy Bears Will Make You Kinda Love Rats

If you suffer from musophobia–the fear of rats and mice–these photographs of pet rats cuddling miniature teddy bears might be a better cure than years of exposure therapy.<p>A refreshing alternative to the endless cat photos clogging up the Internet, these rat photos were taken by Jessica Florence and …

OSB-eautiful Desk

The Viva Desk merges computerized manufacturing with artisanry to make the most of its eco-friendly materials. Composed primarily of OSB (most …

Timeless Combinations

Markus Johansson’s Colibri chair transforms the inspiration from Nordic stick back chairs into a contemporary modernist expression – easy-going, yet …