Andre Hutchinson

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Branding Agency Shares Design Grid GIFs, Sketches Of The Logos It Has Created

<b>Whether you are</b> a designer who is interested in your fellow designers’ creative processes, or just a graphic design enthusiast, you should take a …

Graphic Design

Netflix’s new design series spreads the wrong idea about design

There’s drama behind every designed object.<p>Design is the animating force behind brands, buildings and interfaces, and so an engrossing series that explains to a general audience what actually goes on behind the scenes was long overdue. Many designers hoped that Netflix’s <i>Abstract: The Art of Design</i> …

Artists

The Three Levels of Design

Norman suggests that when using a product, our emotional state affects the utility we derive and our experience. People in positive emotional states are prone to be more creative since their thinking is more expansive and helps them in finding alternatives to the problem at hand.<p>A negative or …

8 beautiful business cards for fashionistas

By definition, looks are everything to fashionistas. So designing a business card for anyone working in the fashion industry is a pretty tough …

The New Era of Illustration

Inspired Magazine <br>Inspired Magazine - creativity & inspiration dailyHow today’s design trends are opening doors for digital illustratorsWhen people …

Graphic Design

How 'Maintainers,' Not 'Innovators,' Make the World Turn

We need more stories about the labor that sustains society, a group of scholars say.<p>New technologies and their inventors are often celebrated as society’s heroes. Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Larry Page: These are all contemporary “innovators” whose “visionary ideas” and “creative leaps” led …

Illustration in Product Design: Calculated, not cute.

“<i>Ooooooh so you make those little pictures. Aw that’s sweet.</i>”<p>“<i>Wait. So that’s ALL you do? Like, you’re JUST an illustrator? Is that the ONLY thing</i> …

Adam Sandler

14 biggest challenges in design

Whether it's creating a logo design that stands up in an increasingly over-saturated marketplace, or mastering the art of working from home, the last …

UX Design

Don't Go With the Flow, Go With the Wax: A Take on the Flow Hive

The difference in cell sizes that occurs when honey bees are allowed to create their own comb is glaringly obvious (image courtesy of Christy …

Produce your own honey — in the city

“In the summer evenings, as a family, we would drive out into the country and my dad and mom would work with the bees and my brother and I would play …

Beehive Fences in East Africa Protect Farms from Elephants | Colossal

<p>When trying to protect farms in east Africa from elephants, it would seem that nothing short of a giant reinforced fence or a chasmic ditch could …

Wildlife

Kenya: Honey for money

Bees have always been Kholde Kalume’s passion. He keeps wild bees nearby his village on the Kenyan ocean shore. It has been a worthwhile effort. His …

Customers

A Deadly Bee Virus Is Spreading and Only Humans Can Stop It

Across the world, bees are succumbing to a deadly virus, and a new study places the blame squarely on humans. The good news is, there are some …

Organic honey is a sweet success for Cuba as other bee populations suffer

When the Caribbean state was no longer able to afford pesticides – which have been linked with declining bee populations – it made a virtue out of a necessity<p>Long known for its cigars and rum, Cuba has added organic honey to its list of key agricultural exports, creating a buzz among farmers as …

Cuba

University of California

Just as world travel is contributing to the Zika virus epidemic spreading through Latin America and into North America, so too is world traffic in bee colonies fueling a worldwide bee epidemic.<p>The finding comes from a study by UC Berkeley and Exeter University biologists of the spread of the …

Bee decline threatens global food supply, says UN

Populations of bees, butterflies and other species important for agricultural pollination are declining, posing potential risks to major world crops, a UN body on biodiversity said Friday.<p>"Many wild bees and butterflies have been declining in abundance, occurrence and diversity at local and …

Ecology

Young beekeepers - the new generation bringing back British bees

There are no wild honey bees left in the UK and commercial hives are at an all-time low. Can new apprentice beekeepers save our furry friends?<p>A third of the food on your plate relies on bee pollination, from vegetables such as carrots and cucumbers, to the grains used to feed the animals we eat.<p>But …

Bee Extinct in the UK Since the 1980s Now Buzzing Back into the Country

The short-haired bumblebee has been absent from the UK countryside since the 1980’s. During the six decades before its disappearance, the insect’s …

Nature

Urban swarms: Why do honeybees swarm?

<b>There were bee swarms over the weekend - in central London and at a shopping centre car park in Bournemouth - but what causes bee swarms, especially in urban areas?</b><p>The sight of thousands of swarming bees heading in your direction, clumped on your car, a window or on top of a post box, can certainly …

Insects

The manuka honey scandal

It is a concern for a small yet growing proportion of the nation's shoppers: is the "liquid gold" in my jar worth all the buzz – and the £30 I paid …

Urban areas are hives for wild bees

The number of wild bee species that were able to adapt to urban habitats surprised the researchers<p><b>A study has found a "considerable richness" of wild bee species in most types of urban habitats.</b><p>French researchers recorded almost a third of the nation's 900 species of wild bees living in towns and …

Ecology

The women beekeepers of Cameroon - in pictures

Spotting an opportunity for women like her to earn a simple, additional income, Marianna Tanda Fumsi founded a cooperative of women beekeepers on the outskirts of Bamenda in north west Cameroon in 1997. Ever since, it has been helping women to sell honey to help pay for their children’s …

Meet The Bee Keepers

Pictured from left to right, top to bottom.<p>For the respect inherent in their work, the dedication to preserving and rebuilding resilient local communities, and their open willingness to teach others and spread their craft, these beekeepers are truly the bee's knees.<p>The Bocks of Buzzed Honeys<p>The …

Insects

Everything you need to know about red mason bees

The red mason bee (Osmia bicornis), an endangered native solitary bee found in lowland England and Wales, is a tremendous pollinator, calculated to be between 120 and 200 times more efficient than the honey bee. Like many solitary bees, it doesn’t have any pollen sacs, so most of the sticky pollen …

How to Raise Bees in the Driest Place on Earth

The Atacama desert is notoriously inhospitable to life, and yet animals and humans alike find a way to survive. Among them are honeybees, fertilizing desert flowers and providing a sweet source of calories for the population.<p>A vast expanse of barren rock and sand stretches across northern Chile, …

Insects