David Schmeikal

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What is Damn Good Design?

Damn good design can be groundbreaking, making us reflect “I NEVER would have thought of that”. It can suddenly become painfully obvious making us …

Creative Process

How Does a Creative Process Help?<p>The goal of a creative process in graphic design is to channel time, energy and creativity in a direction that is in …

Sketching

Branding is a choice.

The easiest way to explain what a design is to a non-designer is that it is a series of decisions. From the broad (“what is this thing?”) to the …

McDonald's

Never Make Your Bed Again Thanks To Elevator Beds

If you’re like me, your eded is probably never made up. I only make it up when I’m cleaning my house or when guests are coming over and I want …

ION Glasses, Slightly More Discreet Than Google Glass

Whether or not wearable computing really is the future of mobile is an open question. But that isn’t really stopping anybody from trying to make that …

Meticulously Wrapped Aluminum Wire Sculptures by Seung Mo Park | Colossal

<p>Korean artist Seung Mo Park (previously) continues to amaze with his astonishingly crafted figurative sculptures made with tightly wrapped layers of …

A Magic Wand That Paints Light

Light Painting was already a photographical miracle. But with this new device, the whole genre is born anew.<p>The phantasmic exposures behind light painting feel a bit like magic on earth. In reality, the technique is just a clever hack: You take a photo with a long exposure, and by waving a bright …

Fathering With Intentionality: The Importance of Creating a Family Culture | The Art of Manliness

Have you ever met one of those families that just seem to have it all together? Maybe you knew such a family growing up and loved hanging out over at …

The hidden side of credit card rewards

What a lacklustre victory we collectors of credit card reward points have won.<p>At least for a while, we get to keep using our cards to earn points without any new surcharges applied at the cash register. But we've also been taught a lesson that there are no freebies in personal finance. Without …

Google Chromecast TV streamer is a cordcutter’s dream

Google is taking another stab at being the centre of your living room, and this time they've opted for an affordable device called Chromecast.<p>Essentially Chromecast is a 2-inch HDMI dongle running a stripped down version of Google's Chrome OS. A user plugs it into any HDMI-equipped television or …

Google announces Chromecast: a $35 device that will change television viewing

Google announced a new product today alongside the refreshed Nexus 7 and Android 4.3, and it pretty well came out of nowhere.<p>Chromecast is the …

What is Character? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Character</i>. Like honor, it’s a word we take for granted and probably have an affinity for, but likely have never really had to define and may struggle …

Undershirts: The Man's Guide to Their History, Styles, and Which To Wear | The Art of Manliness

Well, it’s summer now, and pretty soon we’re going to start seeing guys’ undershirts whether we want to or not. When it heats up outside, you see …

Instagram for iPhone gains landscape support, Cinema mode for front-facing cameras

Instagram for iPhone has been updated with a couple minor improvements that could have a major impact on the way users enjoy the app.<p>Until now, …