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A DIY Desk That Can Organize Your Life

Ben Uyeda from HomeMade Modern shows how easy it is to make a multi-tasking desk for small living spaces using just a single sheet of plywood.

The Ultimate Furniture For Tiny Apartments And Nomadic Living

French designer Gilles Belley makes furnishings that pull double—and sometimes triple—duty in small spaces.<p>The perpetual conundrum of apartment dwellers is how to shoehorn furniture into tiny spaces. But maybe we’re all doing it wrong—perhaps it’s about thinking of furniture as a space in and of …

A Lovely Furniture Collection Inspired By Origami

Aljoud Lootah’s “Oru” collection, recently acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, started out as tiny paper models.<p>The designer Aljoud Lootah has earned her star adapting ancient processes to appeal to modern consumers. For her lovely Oru series, recently acquired by the …

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Women’s Everyday Problems Illustrated By Romanian Artist

Life can get real tough when a Youtube “smokey eyes” make-up tutorial turns you into a raccoon instead of a dazzling beauty. Or when you wake up in …

Romania

The 12 hottest tech products expected in 2016

But 2016 is shaping up to be a big year for tech launches too. Virtual reality, drone and robotic technology, and new smartphone innovations are all under development at big players like Apple and Google, as well as at smaller startup companies.<p>Here are some of the top products on our radar for …

IPhone 7

The Kanna Finish: How to Get Glass-Smooth Surfaces in Wood Without Sandpaper or Varnish

Before this man designs his furniture, he designs his tools<p>Sandpaper has to be the number one consumable in the modern-day furniture shop. But a …

Woodworking

Good Crop Bad Crop - How to Crop Portraits

All images © Gina Milicia 2015 “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” ? Pablo Picasso When it comes to knowing what is …

How to Take Control of Aperture and Create Stronger Photos

The focal length of the lens you use, combined with the aperture setting, determines how the camera sees whatever you point it at. This has profound …

4 UX Documents to Help You Fully Understand Your Users

No matter what process or documentation you use, one guideline always remains relevant: design for the user.<i>Photo Credit: “</i><i>Anna</i><i>.” Stefano Montagner.</i></i> …

UX Design

Optoma WHD200 Wireless HDMI 1.4a Transmitter and Receiver Solution - Wirelessly Stream Full 1080p HD Video with 5.1 Channel Digital Audio and NO Compression

• Wirelessly stream Full 1080p HD video via HDMI 1.4a with 5.1 channel digital audio and NO compression up to 100 ft*<br>• Connect up to 2 HDMI …

4 Tips to Help you Decide Between Black and White or Color for your Image

Why do black and white photographs speak to us? In nature, colors are meant to attract, and cause things to catch our attention. Still, even without …

The 19 most expensive photographs ever sold

It has been a long debate weather photography has its place at the fine art table or not. Opinions are divided among art specialist. Some would never …

This is the Upcoming Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 for Nikon

We reported at the end of last year that Yongnuo was planning to expand beyond Canon lens clones and begin offering thrifty lenses for Nikon DSLRs by …

How Beats Tricks You Into Thinking It Makes a Premium Product [Updated]

The sneaky designers at Beats by Dre employ a clever trick to make you think that the company’s plastic headphones are durable products worth the …

Awesome space videos make water look alive like the Terminator T-1000

The best thing about being in zero gravity (aside from being in zero gravity, of course) has to be how liquids become amorphous blobs that can just …

The Magical World of Massive Open Online Courses

It turns out there's more to the world wide web than just cat videos.<p>Massive open online courses, called MOOCs for short, are classes available …

12 Grammar Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making [Cheat Sheet]

It happens to the best of us.<p>A spelling mistake in the subject line, a missing word in the last paragraph, an autocorrect gone wrong.<p>While a typo …

Impromptu Tactical Pen | By Gerber

New by Gerber is the Impromptu Tactical Pen, capable of writing in the rain and breaking glass with a tap. Developed in collaboration with law …

Beryl Laserlight

Beryl Laserlight<p>Laserlight is an innovative bike light that combines a bright LED light and laser projection, it projects a green bike symbol onto …

Travel Gear

The Porthole

The Porthole is the name of the glass infuser for liquids designed by Crucial Detail design studio in Chicago. It was a very successful project on …

Bat | Levitating Wireless Computer Mouse

"Carpal tunnel syndrome" is a common cause of wrist pain caused by doing repetitive movements such as using a computer mouse. With this problem in …

The Floating Mug

After a successful Kickstarter campaign, the original floating mug is available for purchase. Inspired by the banana holder, the unique white …

Memobottle

Memobottle is a slim, environmentally responsible, premium designed reusable water bottle. It features a functional and atypical flat shape, allowing …

DIY: Making a Simple but Elegant Leather Hand Strap for a DSLR

I recently went to great lengths to solve a simple problem. I have a Manfrotto monopod that requires a little screw to attach my camera to the …

“Paris Through Pentax” – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

The city of Paris as seen through the viewfinder of a Pentax 67. I guess this is cheaper than actually shooting the film! Watch “Paris Through …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Travel<p>Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram</i> …

Cameras

Photoshop Tips: How To Carry Out ‘Cinematic Color Grading’ On Your Photos

<b>At the start</b> of this year, you might have watched this fascinating short on a movie before and after it has gone through post-processing.<p><b>Now you can</b> …

Tutorials