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How to be the designer every agency wants to hire

Creativity is an obvious quality to showcase in your portfolio, resume and applications and interviews for dream jobs; the cornerstone of every good …

Employment

How to access 375,000 beautiful, copyright-free images from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

The sumptuous lips of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian queen’s face, and the plump belly of a 9th-century Mexican baby, are now at your disposal.<p>New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has released 375,000 images of works from its collection, with no restrictions on what you can do with them. The images, …

Stop yelling at your kids right this instant

If you want your child to do well at school, stop being so hard on them.<p>Children exposed to harsh parenting are more likely to have poor outcomes at …

Parenting

10 devices you need for an ultimate smart home in 2017: Amazon Echo, Nest Cam Indoor, Ecobee3 and others

Here are 10 devices like Amazon Echo, Nest Cam Indoor, Ecobee3 and others that you need for an ultimate smart home in 2017.<p>You could end up breaking …

Google removes restrictions from free version of Data Studio, its tool for creating customized reports

Google is making its data analytics and visualization tool Data Studio infinitely more appealing this week with the news that it’s removing the five-report limit from the free version of the software.<p>First unveiled as part its Google Analytics Suite 360 announcement in March 2016, Google Data …

This Is How Creative Leaders Decorate Their Offices for Success

It’s no secret that successful people need a system for setting goals. Successful creatives, however, choose to do things with artistic flair. Enter …

10 Free Tools for Successfully Managing Your Personal Brand

Do you Google yourself and find another person with your same name? Do you want to keep your personal life separate from your personal brand? Do you …

Public Relations

8 Scheduling Hacks to 10X Your Productivity | Inc.com

Let's face it - business owners have a lot on their plates. Whether you're managing teams locally or globally, your day-to-day thoughts and activities are likely consumed by the need to accelerate the growth of your company.<p>With so much to manage, it can be difficult to stay focused and productive. …

Productivity

How To Build a Professional Home Office

Tech that will keep you efficient when you’re away from work<p>Today it’s easier than ever to work from anywhere in the world, but that doesn’t mean …

10 Useful TED Talks Every Designer Must Watch

Design, in general, is one of the jobs that receive the biggest flow of daily inspiration. Each day you encounter advertisements on the street, modern architecture, and commercials with stunning graphics. It’s easy to get lost and overwhelmed.<p>If you’re seeking for professional inspiration, provided …

TED Talks

10 Smart Habits That Will Instantly Boost Your Self-Esteem | Inc.com

Self-esteem is how you feel about yourself, determined by your feelings and an evaluation based on your perception of yourself.<p>And a healthy sense of self-esteem, we're told, is critical to success in any undertaking.<p>If you're lucky enough to have strong self-esteem, it may be hard to understand …

Self-help

[Exclusive] Draw in 3D with the ‘Mental Canvas’ Illustration App

The new app combines traditional illustration with 3D computer-aided design software.<p>There are apps like uMake that rather easily turn 2D sketching into useful 3D models for prototyping, but the new app Mental Canvas takes a different approach. It fuses the illustrator’s need for aesthetics and …

Digital Art

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets in 5 Easy Steps

If you can’t afford to buy new cabinets to freshen the look of your kitchen, you can choose between two things: either build the cabinets yourself or …

19 Comforting Dishes for Winter Brunch

When it’s freezing cold out, the last thing you want to do is get your butt out of your warm bed early enough to head to Sunday brunch. The simple solution to that #firstworldproblem? Stay in and make a slew of comforting brunch dishes in your PJs. You can make everything from eggs to pancakes and …

Breakfast

How to Secure Your Home Before Leaving for the Holidays Photos

It’s an unfortunate truth that the holiday season often brings with it a slew of home break-ins and burglaries. Pricey gifts, package deliveries, and traveler-vacated houses make for a seemingly perfect formula for crimes of opportunity. With the rise of ever-more sophisticated home technology, …

This Thanksgiving cobbler cocktail is about to be your new festive drink obsession

With Thanksgiving bearing down on us with relentless holiday fervor, there’s still time to add yet another festive drink offering to the dinner menu. …

Drink this: the spicy winter Manhattan that's perfect for holiday parties

Like any guy at the bar, I have my go-to drinks. But when the winter wind starts blowing through Manhattan, it calls for something that’ll get rid of …

Can The Number 1440 Change Your Life?

Why would someone tattoo the number 1440 on his forearm? Can a single number change your life?<p>In a word, yes. This number doesn’t involve any tricks or gimmicks. Rather, it’s symbolic of a <i>mindset change.</i><p>The number is 1,440, and it represents the number of minutes there are in a day. If used as a …

Time Management

Agile vs Lean vs Design Thinking

This curated column is by Author, Speaker, Organizational Designer, Jeff Gothelf<p>There’s an unforgettable scene in my favorite movie, Goodfellas, …

Startups (India)

6 Habits That Will Turn You Into One of the Most Mentally Tough People on the Planet

Learn from the best.<p>Who are the most mentally tough people on the planet? Well, that's subjective--but one group without question would have to be Navy SEALs.<p>This incredible article breaks down what SEALs do to cultivate such mental strength and fortitude. But I figured I would add my own …

Self-help

Jerk baby back ribs on the grill or oven.

My mouth is water just thinking about this wonderful, full-of-flavor recipe. This one was inspired by my daughter Tehya who’s love for spicy food is …

Cast Iron Steaks with Blue Cheese-Chive Butter

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Design Lovers, This Is the Carry-On Bag for You

We've waxed poetic about the importance of travel, marveled at the art of strategic packing, and scoured the internet in search of the perfect …

Why You Need a Kitchen Designer

Clients often ask me, "Why do I need a kitchen designer? I'm already working with an interior designer." The answer is simple: A good kitchen designer supports your architect or designer and brings in specialized knowledge of what makes a kitchen look beautiful and work well.<p><b>Understanding …

Mid-Century modern

The Best Cable Modems for Improved Home Internet

Stop paying your ISP money to rent a crappy modem by taking control of your broadband connection with one of these picks.<p>Far too many people pay their ISP to rent a sub-standard modem. In the long run, these craptastic modems will cost you much more than buying something that'll give you faster …

The new Volvo Concept 40.1 and Concept 40.2

The Unofficial Design Portfolio Handbook

<i>by Martijn van den Broeck, all opinions my own.</i><p><b>Download your free copy of The Unofficial Design Portfolio Handbook.</b><p>Table of Contents<p><b>Before your</b> …

Build A Bamboo Bike In Under 5 Hours

Dream of owning a rickshaw? Build-it-yourself with Bamboobee<p>Do you remember Bamboobee? The regrettably-named company first released a jig and bamboo …

Bicycles

Why Viggo Mortensen Is Off the Grid

Multiple blockbusters, an Oscar nomination, piercing blue eyes–who's that guy again?<p><b>This summer, the quintessentially un-Hollywood Viggo Mortensen stars in a film about a father of six who rejects the world to raise his kids completely off the grid. How much does this character resemble the actor</b> …

Ford Fusion

DIY Floors that Look Like a Million Bucks

Flooring is one of the things that has the biggest impact on the look of a room — but beautiful floors can also be really expensive. But the good …

Rental Housing