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20 Tools To Help You Create Beautiful Color Palettes

Colors not only reflect your ideas, virtues and add a great visual effect but highly influence human emotions and behavior. However, choosing the right color palette for your project, website or business can be a difficult task.<p>Lucky for you, today I’m sharing a list of 20 tools to help you create …

UI Design

Incredible Graphic Design Process for a Poster by Partee Design

The best way to learn is by seeing how people do the work that inspires us. Nowadays there are many ways to learn about design, there are sites with …

Two designers have launched a Kickstarter to reissue the EPA’s 1977 graphic design manual

From the same designers who preserved the 1970s NASA ‘worm’ logo<p>Two years ago, Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth put together a Kickstarter project that reissued NASA’s original 1974 design standards, which introduced the iconic “Worm” logo to the world. Now, the pair is back with a new project: a …

165 Street Artists Took Over an Abandoned Building in Berlin, and the Results Are Wild

Part funhouse, part haunted house, and part adult ball pit filled with touchable temporary work: come visit THE HAUS.<p>What happens when 165 street artists take over a single building in Berlin? The result is a five-floor urban art labyrinth boasting the work of creators from over 70 countries. …

30+ Large-Scale Art Installations You Won’t Believe Are Made Entirely of Paper

When it comes to artistic mediums, many people may view paper merely as a blank canvas for drawings and sketches. However, as evident in this collection of incredible installations, paper's role in the realm of art is massive—literally!<p>Exhibiting a range of aesthetic styles, artistic techniques, …

Artist Transforms Dirty Cars in Moscow into Incredible Works of Art

Illustrator Nikita Golubev (aka ProBoyNick) is transforming Moscow, one dirty car at a time. The multifaceted artist approaches parked cars covered in filth and turns them into works of art. He sees layers of dust and dirt as perfect pigments for bringing the images hidden within to life. He shifts …

Who was Fazlur Rahman Khan? The genius who made today's skyscrapers possible

In 1931, New York's Empire State Building became the tallest building in the world and a symbol of America's place on the world stage after World War II.<p>Few expected, however, that at 381 metres (1,250 feet) high, it would remain the world's tallest for more than four decades. After it was …

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How To Write A Creative Brief Your Team Can Actually Use

Before you design an infographic, before you come up with that tagline, before you even have your first brainstorm, you need to lock down one thing: …

7 Ways To Make A Truly Compelling Annual Report

Our parent company, Column Five, have talked at length about why annual reports are such an important piece of content for brands. Annual reports …

These Clever Ads Will Make You Take A Second Look

Agency WCRS is no stranger when it comes to making powerful ads. The “Look at Me” billboards released back in 2015 for Women’s Aid combatted domestic …

Amazing Art Made from Found, Everyday, and Unusual Materials

I’m a big fan of found object art and art objects fashioned from unusual materials. I also love the <i>Facebook</i> and <i>Twitter</i> feeds where someone–a rogue, amateur, armchair art curator–posts daily images under a theme or specific art genre.<p>These two interests beautifully converge on the <i>Twitter</i> feed This …

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W.E.B. Du Bois Was A Master Of The Hand-Drawn Infographic

The activist, historian, and prolific author was also a skilled designer of infographics depicting black life post-Civil War.<p>The prominent civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois was also a historian and sociologist—a background that led him to a firm belief in the revolutionary power of empirical …

This tiny camera sneaks up on wild animals for the perfect shot

Will Burrard-Lucas struggled to get the perfect wildlife shot for years. So, he created the BeetleCam, a four-wheeled buggy to get close to lions, elephants, and leopards without physically being there.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

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How To Transfer A Photo To Wood

You may think that printing on wood is something that can only be done in a factory, but to our surprise there’s an awesome DIY way to do that. A …

Video Tutorials

Artists Manipulate the Way Grass Grows to Create Living Photos

Most people don’t pay any attention to grass and the way it grows, but British artists Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey have always been fascinated by …

The Arts

DIY Furniture for Small Spaces That's Flexible & Functional

We love to write about clever, multitasking furniture designs for small spaces, but the downside to a lot of these pieces is that they come with …

Inside Songdo, The City Designed From Scratch To Be Sustainable

Can this Korean development outside of Seoul be the standard for how we build new cities in the future?<p>There aren’t any garbage trucks in Songdo, South Korea. Instead, trash is sucked through pneumatic pipes to a central sorting facility–in seconds–where it’s either recycled or turned into energy. …

Urban Design

The great women artists that history forgot

Museums and galleries around the world are unearthing the work of great female artists who have been neglected or marginalised, writes Cath Pound.<p>“Why have there been no great women artists?” the feminist art historian Linda Nochlin famously asked in her landmark 1971 essay. The point was of course …

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50 Cool DIY Projects That Can Make Your Home More Beautiful

Small DIY projects are a great way to pass the time and also do something useful or nice for your home. Even you’re not really into this sort of …

15 Ways to DIY With Wine Crates

I am a reluctant DIYer. There are stacks of empty jars and patterned paper and rustic wood sitting around my house just waiting for the perfect …

Burning Man Gets Going in Black Rock: Pictures

Robotics

What Happens When An Iconic Print Designer Experiments In 3D

At a new show at P! gallery in New York, the Dutch modernist Karel Martens explores systems and abstractions across media.<p>“Ultimately the thing that carries through all of Karel’s work is a deep and profound interest in abstraction, but abstraction that can actually still have meaning,” says Prem …

Hara Hachi Bu: The Okinawan's Secret to Longevity

Hara hachi bu (also commonly referred to as <i>hara hachi bun me</i>) is a Confucian teaching that advises people to eat only until they are approximately 80 …

Japan

The 10 most uplifting songs ever - according to science

A 2015 study into what makes a song “feel-good” has re-emerged in recent days thanks to the vagaries of social media.<p>Dr Jacob Jolij, a cognitive neuroscientist the University of Groningen in Holland, was commissioned by British electronics brand called Alba to investigate data it gathered on UK …

Music

14 Toronto Film Festival Movies Worth Your Attention

Natalie! Emma! Amy! Ruth! Oh my!<p>Attending the Toronto Film Festival is like stepping into a la-la land where bloated summer blockbusters are but a distant memory. This year’s gala even gave us an actual “La La Land,” the musical romance that won the festival’s top prize and jump-started the annual …

Comic Books

Burning Man in Pictures

The Arts

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

The 23 Coolest Restaurant Trends We Spotted In 2016

Restaurant wallpaper worth stealing, new ways of cooking with fire, next-level banchan, and lot more<p>Pho beats ramen, eggs Benedict bows to khachapuri, doughnuts still rule, and 20 other discoveries we made while searching for this year’s best new restaurants.<p>Is There Anything You <i>Can’t</i> Milk?<p>The …

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The 15 Best Places On The Internet For Book Lovers

It’s lit<p>The internet is great for many things: <i>The OC</i> GIFs, Harambe memes, and literature.<p>Does it seem like one of those things is not like the other? If it feels at all strange to you that the medium which has been credited (along with television, of course) with a national decline in attention …