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The 11 Best Ina Garten Recipes of All Time

Let’s face it: We can never get enough of our idol in all things cooking and life, Ina Garten. So put on your chambray button-down, grab a wooden …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning

If a woman has these 14 qualities never let her go, scientists say

People in long term relationships will someday get to the point where they need to ask themselves: Is this really the person I want to spend the rest …

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It | Inc.com

Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer complaints.<p>But there are a few trails out there that show the skillful way Jobs …

U.S. Supreme Court

30 Beautiful Sans-Serif Fonts That You Can Download For Free

The web is full of various free and premium fonts. You can find anything you may need, from vintage fonts to handwritten fonts in a matter of a …

Typography

20 Wise Thoughts by Typography Master Erik Spiekermann

<i>Good design is often based on a careful mix of tradition and innovation. And revolutionary inventions are solidly based on the findings by previous</i> …

Graphic Design

8 Design Principles To Live And Die By, According To Facebook, IBM, Pentagram, And More

Buck the trend and never be mediocre.<p>Most designers have a set of principles upon which they loosely base their work. Dieter Rams, famously, had 10. But how often do you satisfy all of these tenets of your practice at once? Once in a while, if you’re lucky.<p>So we asked eight prominent designers who …

Design

13 Successful Logo Designers And Their Awesome Tutorials

Hi guys, how are you? We all know how hard it is to create awesome, effective logos that align with the company’s mission and voice. After many hours …

Milton Glaser Debuts Powerful New Works In NYC Subway Stations

Milton Glaser, legendary graphic designer and creator of the “I Love New York” logo has brought his art to the New York City subway in a series of …

Google Design Reveals Its Best Projects And Takeaways From 2017

Image screenshot via Google Design<p><b>Before Google Design</b> surges ahead into 2018, its creative team takes a look at 10 of its most noteworthy projects …

20 Free Retro and Vintage Fonts to Use in 2018

The memories of yesterday evoke a sense of nostalgia in all of us. Retro years usually refer to the time before nowadays, up to the last century. …

Typography
Typography

45 Homemade Gifts from The Kitchn

We here at Kitchn believe that the very best gifts are of the edible sort, so today we're sharing all our favorites — and we mean <i>all!</i> There are soft …

Dessert

A Super-Simple Recipe for Homemade Chocolate Truffles

Every single homemade chocolate truffle is a masterpiece. That beautiful exterior coated with salty nuts or a dusting of chocolate coating holds …

Recipe: Chocolate-Almond Toffee

Skillet Toffee<p>Makes about 2 1/4 pounds<p>1 pound unsalted butter <br>2 cups granulated sugar <br>1/2 teaspoon salt <br>1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract <br>8 ounces good …

Dessert

Fun typography activity book explores letterform psychology

One of the most effective ways to learn about something is to get stuck in practically. That's certainly the thinking behind How To Draw Type and …

Typography

IDEO builds interactive font map using artificial intelligence

<b>in an exercise to investigate the ways in which machine learning can be applied to various creative challenges, designers at IDEO are bringing</b> …

Arkitypo™: the final alphabet

website<p>http://www.johnsonbanks.co.uk/news/arkitypo-the-final-alphabet<p>Arkitypo™: the final alphabet

5 creative uses for fonts you may not have thought of

Until recently, a font was something you could only use in two dimensions. But accessible and affordable 3D printing has opened up a whole new world …

The Secret of Great Vegetarian Cooking Is Sauces Like These

I'm not quite sure when the veggie bowl trend sparked, but I rejoiced because with it came a renaissance of sauces. Think about it — before you could …

Food

You're never alone at the Museum of Broken Relationships

<b>After a relationship ends, even the most mundane objects can become painful reminders. One museum in Los Angeles puts them on display.</b><p>When you're heartbroken, everything reminds you of the person who's no longer there. So do you burn your love letters? Throw away your wedding dress after a divorce? …

Art

Between: One font, three ways

Monotype have launched a new typeface with three distinct states in one family. This innovative approach to how the font operates came from discussions between its designer, Akira Kobayashi, and fellow Monotype designer Nadine Chahine. The idea for a family with different “energy levels” emerged.<p>Between™ centres around humanist and rounded sans serif designs to offer a typeface that can fluidly transition between three different states as the context demands, seamlessly switching from technical …

Whitman Illuminated: Song of Myself

Illustrator, Allen Crawford, has produced this fabulous hand lettered version of Walt Whitman’s iconic poem. The entire 256-page book has been drawn by entirely by hand with each page focussing on a particular verse.<p>Since it was published a couple of years ago it has since won two illustration awards; one from International Illustration and one from the Society of Illustrators. You can get a copy here.

Hexagonal Woodtype

Looking to innovate with letterpress techniques, New North Press worked with Greenspace to produce a set of patterned hexagonal blocks that can be tessellated to create letterforms, patterns and boarders. The modular blocks were laser-cut from maple by Thomas Mayo.<p>Commissioned by architects partnering on a new residential site in Hoxton, London, the printed results are huge structural letters that reflect the development.<p>Photography © Simon Ellis

An inventive 3D Typeface: Rig Shaded

I’m very excited to share my latest typeface. It was a long time in the making and pretty complicated in places but it’s ready to be unleashed.<p>Rig Shaded is a 3D type family with a geometric sans serif at its heart. As its name suggests, Rig is designed as a framework to support a range of striking 3D effects.<p>It has four versatile weights including a unique ‘zero’ weight. Each has two grades of distinctive halftone shading, Fine and Coarse, which emphasize Rig’s solid appearance.<p>Rig developed …

Cryptik Lettering

It was stopped in my tracks a few days ago when I stumbled upon the beautiful scripts of Cryptic. Looking for more information on the man behind the movement yielded few results: he’s quite under-the-radar preferring his work to speak for itself. Rather than an artists bio, you’ll find this lofty and ambitious statement on his website:<p>The Cryptik Movement is a public art campaign dedicated to helping humanity evolve towards greater awareness and understanding through the use of compelling, …

The Single Girl's Guide to Cooking for One (and Loving It)

Dining solo is the ultimate test of willpower. After all, when you're only accountable to yourself, it's easy to find an excuse to forgo cooking a …

15 Vegan Italian Recipes That Will Make Your Mouth Water - One Green Planet

When it comes to comfort food, nothing gets us quite like Italian food does. Pizza, focaccia, meaty lasagnas, savory sauces, and plenty of cheese … …