Darren Odden

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Truly Vintage Street Style

A look back at the ladies who ruled the street style scene first.<p>Long before Bill Cunningham hopped on his bicycle or Tommy Ton launched Jak & Jil, photographers captured stylish women in black and white film sporting Dior and Balenciaga on the street. Take a look back at the ladies who ruled the …

Google Didn’t Kill Glass, It’s Just Making It Sexier

Google is partnering with the eyewear giant behind Ray-Ban to build its next face computer.<p>For all the Jetsonian innovation packed into Google Glass, the product just couldn’t live down its most glaring flaw: the dork factor. For regular people, the mere idea of a face computer is a creepy …

Sir Ken Robinson: Creativity Is In Everything, Especially Teaching

Creativity can seem like an abstract concept, but having a definition can give a learner the power to practice it on a regular basis.<br>[[ This is a …

Teaching

Infographic: 14 Principles Of Using Text In Design

<b>Logo design company</b> Designmantic has put together 14 principles of using text in design.<p><b>Titled</b> ‘Touchstones To Get The Text Right’, the guidelines …

Paying for Type

<i>Q: Why should I pay for fonts when there are so many free ones?</i><p>A: <b>Free fonts cost a fortune</b>, and good type isn’t necessarily expensive.<p>In college I …

NO DICKHEADS!

A Guide To Building Happy, Healthy, and Creative Teams.<p>Rhys Newman and Luke Johnson<p>INTRODUCTION<p>There is a perpetuated myth within the design …

Dear Photographer

A Designer Shares 6 Tips for Getting More Out of Your Licensable Images<p><i>by 500px VP of Design</i> <i>Adam Shutsa</i><p>Hey photographers, designer here. Just wanted …

An MVP is not a Cheaper Product, It’s about Smart Learning

A minimum viable product (MVP) is not always a smaller/cheaper version of your final product. Defining the goal for a MVP can save you tons of time, …

SuperSurfaceSpace Moscow / Metrogramma

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> SuperSurfaceSpace is before all else a constantly changing showroom dedicated to the cultural promotion …

First Carbon-Positive Prefab House Produces More Energy Than It Consumes

Characterized by Australian modular building expert ArchiBlox as the world’s first carbon-positive prefab living unit, the <b>Archi+Carbon Positive House</b> …

22 Reasons Why Web Publishers Need Eye-Tracking

<i>Sujan Deswal is an inbound marketing and AdTech enthusiast. He is part of the marketing team at AdPushup – an online A/B testing platform that optimizes banner ads for efficiency. An edited version of this post first appeared on AdPushup.</i><p><b>Myth #1:</b> “Faces always & instantly draw attention.”<p>“75% of …

UX Design

A Rare Interview With Graphic Design Legend Massimo Vignelli

From 2006, the late designer shares the story behind his infamous New York subway map and why typographic elegance will prevail.<p><b>Gary Hustwit: Can you talk about the map you designed for the New York subway system in the ’70s?</b><br>Such a controversial thing. It’s funny, but I realized the other day the …

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

This list has been expanded into the new book, "Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind," by Carolyn Gregoire and Scott Barry Kaufman.<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but …

A peek at InVision v5

We’re getting very excited about the upcoming release of InVision v5! The first phase is all about improving performance, uploads and managing …

How To Transform Your Problem-Solving And Creativity

“Creative people have considerable cognitive flexibility, communicate easily, are intellectually curious, and tend to let their impulses flow freely.”<p>…

Creativity

Dwell

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Home Tours

24 Clever Ideas Inside Virgin’s New Hotel

It’s the little things.<p>It’s the little things, and anyone who’s flown Virgin America knows it: the calming purple mood lighting, the food and drink orders you can place electronically from your seats, the entertaining safety video, the ticket stubs that are 50% smaller than the obnoxious industry …

Magic Leap Ripped Off Those Awesome UI Concepts

Magic Leap is secretly building a headset that could blend computer graphics with the real world. Recently, we lucked into a treasure trove of …

The 10 commandments of typography

Click the image to see the full size infographic<p>There are a few typography rules and terms that every designer must know but before you master the …

The Best Free WordPress Themes for Web Designs

That’s great! Very nice place to find Free WordPress themes. if you need themes check it out. Cheers for the great work!<p>WOW! If you’re searching …

10 of the Most Beautiful and Inspirationally Designed Websites

I managed to gather a collection of eye-popping and most beautiful websites that would surely give you inspiration for the next project you’ll be …

Snøhetta Created Oslo's Visual Identity for Olympic Bid

Hosting the Olympics is definitely bragworthy. And creating the brand identity and logo for a host city is equally impressive. While I’m busy …

MIT Will Teach You Photojournalism For Free

If you ever wanted to get more serious about photography, but weren’t quite sure where to start, MIT’s free online course in photojournalism just might be the right entry point.<p>The worst possible outcome is that you might end up a better photographer.<p>It’s not a full-blown photography class–there’s …

50 Totally Free Fonts for Designers 2014

<b>Free</b> <b>Fonts</b> <b>for</b> <b>Designers 2014</b><p>Well hi there everyone!<p>One thing the fine designers at Cleveland based graphics firm Go Media knows is how important fonts …

Typography

Best Design Websites: Top 10 Sites for Designer

This latest edition of the Top 10 Websites for Designers includes a new creative critique platform, a fun color picker for the real world and more.<p>In …

Top 10

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …