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This Super-Accurate Lunar Globe Waxes And Wanes On Your Table

The perfect gift for the space lover (or werewolf) in your life.<p>As countries crumble, borders shift, and shorelines move, all Earth globes eventually become obsolete. You know what globe will never be out of date? This beautiful globe of the frickin’ moon, which not only makes for an amazing design …

The Surprising Meaning Behind The Most Popular Flag Colors

The world’s 196 countries stick to a strikingly small color palate when it comes to the design of their flags. Case in point: there are just <i>nine</i> countries on Earth whose flags don’t have any red or blue in them. But just because flags share colors doesn’t mean those colors symbolize the same thing. …

3 Principles for Strong User Experience Through Navigation

Are you evaluating an existing digital product and not sure where to start? Perhaps you need some guidance on how to drive a strong user experience …

Adobe launches Experience Design CC, a new tool for UX designers

Adobe today launched the first public preview of its new Experience Design CC tool, which was previously known as Project Comet.<p>Experience Design CC is the company’s first tool that is purpose-built for user experience (UX) designers. It takes what Adobe has learned from working with UX designers …

Gastronomy Of Genius: History's Great Minds And The Foods That Fueled Them

Genius and food have a lot in common. Both nurture, inspire and occasionally intimidate. Some appeal to almost everyone instantly. Others are acquired tastes. So perhaps it's not surprising that, scanning history's greatest minds, we find many were inspired by certain food or drink, repulsed by …

Albert Einstein

How to download and print NASA’s 14 brilliant travel posters at home

What if outer space tourism were possible? The travel posters might look something like this. For its Visions of the Future project, NASA’s Jet …

Posters

6 Ideas From 2015 That Will Change the World | Inc.com

Advances in science and technology move at an insane pace these days--and luckily, many of the great minds leading the charge are using their innovations for good.<p>Here are six ideas that wowed us in 2015.<p>1. Beaming the internet to the entire world.<p>Most people laugh nostalgically at the sound of a …

Space Travel

10 Things We're Obsessed With In November

Some things are just...better<p><i>This article was originally published in the November 2015 issue of</i> Popular Science, <i>under the title "Obsessed.”</i>

I’ve got the Power!

I think we’ve waited long enough. We’ve lived in a world with too few plug-points and just the most pitiable extension power strips. The Casitoo …

Webflow Builds Sites Without Code, Like Squarespace Crossed With Photoshop

When design and code combine, building websites may never be the same.<p>Right now, the web is split between designers and developers. The designers mock up layouts in Photoshop. The developers turn that imagery into functional code via standards like CSS and Javascript. As a result, designers have …

Disney's New 3D Coloring Books Revolutionize the Way We See 2D Drawings

Coloring books are an engaging way to spark children's imaginations, and Disney Research is working to further inspire kids by animating the process. Their latest idea to cultivate creative minds is through an app that lets kids see a coloring book character in 3D, as they're shading it. The …

Behance

More Unusual Dice Designs

From Shapeways to Kickstarter and beyond, unique dice designs are big business<p>As we saw a few years ago with Chuck Stover's work and yesterday's post …

Rolling Stone's First Photographer: The Stories Behind Iconic Rock Photos

We Sixties rock & roll shooters are getting old! No surprise there. But years ago it occurred to me that when we, one by one, all go to that big …

12 Books That Will Lift You Up When You Are Down

Sometimes you need a pick-me-up.<p>Sometimes, you need a pick-me-up. You're feeling blue, down in the dumps, maybe even dealing with a lump in your throat. Whichever idiom fits your situation, you're just not feeling like your best self.<p>To abate the waves of sadness, or palpitations of dread, we've …

Playful Scenes Captured Subsurface by the Pioneer of Underwater Photography in 1938

When it comes to underwater photography, few have the lifetime's worth of knowledge and innovation that Bruce Mozert possesses. Born in Ohio in 1916, Mozert moved to New York to become a photographer at a young age. In 1938, while en route to Miami for an assignment, he stopped at the Florida state …

Do You Code? You Should Try This Font

Monoid is a new programming typeface designed to be clean, uniform, and precise, just like good code.<p>Coders look for different things in a typeface than normal people do. While most of us choose a font for the character it imparts to our words (Baskerville for authority, Comic Sans for playfulness, …

Fantastic Embroidered Zoetrope Animations on Turntables by Elliot Schultz | Colossal

<p>If there’s one thing we can’t get enough of on Colossal it’s zoetropes, a filmless animation technique that relies on a rotating sequence of images …

This Origami Pot Grows Along With A Plant’s Roots

The twin designers at London’s Studio Ayaskan have designed a flower pot that unfolds itself.<p>We’ve seen expandable flower pots before, but nothing this elegant. “Growth” is a pot by London-based design house Studio Ayaskan that unfolds like origami to give the roots within plenty of space to …

Touche Font Family – Geometric Sans Serif Typeface

The Touche font family, a sturdy and geometric sans serif typeface with a unique touch.<p>Type designer Jonny Pinhorn is a member of the renowned Indian …

Vertigo-Inducing NYC Rooftop Photo Taken from Over 600 Feet Above Ground

Photographer Navid Baraty is back again and this time, he has captured a rooftop image that looks like it was taken straight out of the movie Inception. From atop the 1095 Avenue of Americas skyscraper, Baraty was able to photograph an aerial view of 42nd street in all its glory. Looking down from …

Collages by Raphael Vicenzi

Four black and white collages created by Brussels, Belgium based illustrator and artist Raphael Vicenzi.<p>Born in 1972 in Charleroi, Raphael Vicenzi is …

Typography Mania #294

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design submitted by our users at …

Designer Creates Font to Help Us Better Understand Dyslexia

It wasn't until his last year as a student at the London School of Communications that designer Daniel Britton was diagnosed with dyslexia. When he told his classmates and teachers about his disorder, they didn't fully understand how it felt. So, being a visual person, Britton created a way to show …

Portraits Capture the Completely Mesmerized Faces of Children Watching TV

How do you relax after a long day? If you're like many people, then you might watch television to unwind. Brooklyn-based photographer Donna Stevens created a fascinating series that shows just how engrossing this activity is, specifically with children. The project is called <i>Idiot Box</i>, and it …

3D Printed Faucets: DXV by American Standard

A whole new era of fixtures is here: 3D printed faucets. DXV by American Standard is taking it to the next level with their brand new creative faucet …

3D Printing

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Elle Michalka Solo Exhibition at Nucleus Gallery, LA

Cathedrals by Elle Michalka, a solo exhibition at Nucleus Art Gallery in Los Angeles, California.<p>Nucleus is an art gallery in LA focused on …

Artefact Designs A Backpack To Save Cyclists’ Lives

With built-in LEDs, the BrakePack can automatically signal when a cyclist is turning or braking, and even give directions.<p>The offices of Seattle-based design consultancy Artefact is located near a corner on Second Avenue where two white bicycles are perpetually chained. The white bicycles each …