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Now, You Can Sleep in a Frank Gehry in Spanish Wine Country

Finally, our wildest Rioja-fueled design dreams are coming true.<p>The singular vision of Canadian architect Frank Gehry is recognizable across the globe. His avant-garde approach to design rocketed him to fame as a leader in his field. To list all of his experimental and otherworldly buildings is a …

A Beginner's Guide To Progressive Web Apps

• 18 min read<br>• Mobile, Apps, AMP, Service Workers<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web …

Music icon Prince dead at 57

<b>(CNN) —</b> As stunned fans mourned legendary singer Prince, questions remained on what killed him days after he performed in Atlanta to rave reviews.<p>Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding his death. An autopsy will be conducted Friday, starting at 9 a.m. CT (10 a.m. ET).<p>Prince …

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Can’t Program? Now There’s A WYSIWYG For Designing With Code

A new tool from Framer makes it easy to design with JavaScript–even if you don’t know a lick of code.<p>Gone are the days when designers did all their UI/UX concepts in Photoshop. Now, they’re being called on to code their mockups.<p>But how do you introduce designers to code if they’ve never programmed …

American Express Music

American Express is giving you more of what you love—from today’s biggest artists to tomorrow’s rising stars. Catch the action at <i>AmexMusic.com</i>, and …

Let It Goat - Disney Frozen (Edition)

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How to design websites developers won’t hate

The process of designing a website interface feels similar to designing a mobile app interface. But development is vastly different between these two mediums. When designing a mockup, you’ll want to consider the potential pitfalls and drawbacks of each feature.<p>This is especially true of newer CSS3 …

How to create a minimalist site people won't hate

Minimalist design has risen in popularity over the past few years with plenty of beautiful sites around that reflect its content-focused design …

Why Samsung Design Stinks

Blame Steve Jobs Syndrome.<p>Kevin Lee calls it “Steve Jobs Syndrome.” As the former head of product strategy and user experience design at Samsung Design America, Lee watched as the $100 billion Korean tech giant wrote check after check to countless Western design firms to develop future products for …

Adorable Baby Blankets Fashioned to Look Like Burritos

Corinne Leroux of the Awesome Sauce Designs Etsy shop created an adorable baby blanket that's modeled after the well-loved burrito. Using cotton flannel and fleece, she's crafted all the fixings for a deliciously-cute accessory. This novelty wrap makes the child look like the “meat” in the burrito, …

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New Fantastic Sculptures Made of Layered Skateboards by Haroshi

Tokyo-based artist Haroshi is known for layering recycled skateboard decks to produce mosaic sculptures. Now, he's back with more incredible creations. They're for his solo exhibition titled <i>Still Pushing Despite the Odds</i> that opens on February 19 at the Jonathan Levine Gallery in New York City. …

50 Free eBooks for Web Designers & Developers

There are thousands of books available for web designers and developers online. There has been no language, no point of discussion, or no trend that …

38 Isolated Desk Objects - Download

It's the first week of the new year and nothing better than to spend some time organizing and starting to improve our design library of assets and …

Stunning Drone Video Tours NYC's Five Boroughs From the Sky

Living here we can get caught up in our day-to-day routines, only occasionally venturing to new territory. And many visitors don't see much beyond Manhattan and Brooklyn.<p>But we live in an age of drone cinematography (even if we're still waiting for FAA regulations for drones). We don't have limit …

How Designers Turn Data Into Beautiful Infographics

Behind the scenes of information architects’ creative processes.<p>The best infographics are clear, easy to digest, and eye-catching. But the process of distilling data into a neat little chart, bar graph, or venn diagram usually requires pages and pages of messy preparatory sketches, which are rarely …

UX 101 for startups

<i>“Customers don’t care about your f#$%*g solution, they care about their problems.”</i><br>—Dave McClure<p><b>Useful first, usable later:</b> Is a Banana Peeler a …

How to Make Twitter Bootstrap Not Look Like Twitter Bootstrap

Bootstrap is probably the most popular responsive front end framework on the web today. But if we are being honest, you can easily spot a Bootstrap …

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Fleetwood Mac at the Forum: A band reunited, team spirit intact

Fleetwood Mac is having a moment.<p>Decades after its late-1970s commercial peak, the band can still fill arenas around the world with fans eager to relive memories indelibly linked to old hits like "Dreams" and "Go Your Own Way."<p>Yet Fleetwood Mac's polished pop-rock has also become a touchstone for …

PREMIERE: Metal Supercrew Corrections House Cover the Neil Young Classic "Cortez the Killer"

Members of Eyehategod, Neurosis, Yakuza and more have gathered for this non-album track. Here for the first time ever!<p><b>Corrections House</b> is the supergroup that incorporates Mike Williams of Eyehategod, Scott Kelly of Neurosis, Bruce Lamont of Yakuza/Bloodiest and producer/engineer extraordinaire …

Songs We Love: Lead Belly, 'I'm So Glad, I Done Got Over'

In the new, comprehensive boxed set Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection, to be released in Feb. 24, 2015, the Smithsonian archivist Jeff Place reminds readers of the huge historical chunk of American music that the legendary singer and songwriter carried forward via his 12-string Stella …

PUNKROCKPAPERSCISSORS: Xeroxed Punk Flyers = Art

An interview with the man who photocopied a shitload of flyers and made a book out of it.<p>In case you think that the internet has always existed, we have news for you. It didn't. In the days before the web, people found out about punk and hardcore shows through wheatpasted flyers designed by …

Wu-Tang Clan’s one-of-a-kind album may debut at Art Basel

Wu-Tang Clan’s one-of-a-kind rap album might be going up for sale at an forthcoming Art Basel event. RZA has hinted at a surprise announcement regarding Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, potentially due at December’s art show in Miami Beach, Florida.<p>“I can’t speak to nobody about this – I got an NDA …

Records broken as vinyl sales reach 1m in 2014 – the highest in two decades

Vinyl sales have reached 1m units in the UK for 2014, the highest figure since 1996 – and are being driven primarily by heritage rock acts including Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin.<p>The 2014 figure is another big leap on the previous year, when 780,000 vinyl records were sold. Factoring in the Christmas …

The Evolution of Dr Dre

A look at the landmark moments in the formidable career of Dr Dre, the godfather of gangsta rap.<p>Andre Young, known better as Dr Dre, changed hip-hop forever. One of the godfathers of gangsta rap—integral to N.W.A. and the birth of the sound that was to define the West Coast, G-funk—Dre's not only …

Smashing Pumpkins Sell "Fuck You Anderson Cooper" T-Shirts Featuring Cats in Bowties

<i>Photo via Twitter</i><p>Last month, Anderson Cooper dedicated a segment of his show "Anderson Cooper 360" to mocking the Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan for posing with cats on the cover of <i>PAWS Chicago Magazine</i> (the magazine for the no-kill animal shelter PAWS Chicago). Corgan initially came back with a …