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A cluster of wooden cabins create a serene weekend retreat in Norway

Norwegian firm Stinessen Arkitektur built this cluster of wooden cabins that peer out over the picturesque fjords of Norway. The weekend retreat is …

Architecture

25 Effective Landing Page Examples You’ll Want To Copy

Landing pages are a very important part of your online business. They are the digital storefront of your online activity, and they serve as helpers …

Web Design

Data Dashboard UI Kit

A beautifully designed dashboard UI kit with more than 130 components.Designed and published by Creative Form Studio, this data dashboard UI kit is …

Web Design

New study improves 'crowd wisdom' estimates

Researchers have examined just how accurate our collective intelligence is and how individual bias and information sharing skew aggregate estimates. …

Trendy Gradients in Web Design

We're going to dissect the current digital design trends, first up Gradients, one of the most mentioned themes in the results of our trends survey, …

albino ortega house / Rozana Montiel | Estudio de Arquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This house located in Tepoztlán has an artisanal base, made of Texcal stone, occupied by part of the …

Visualization Tools

Home<p>Infographics<p>Timelines<p>Word Clouds<p>Wordle<p>Wordle is another alternative for word cloud generation. While its word clouds are not animated, it is nice …

Modern Adaptations Of The Classic Gable Roof Style

Without even knowing it, you were able to draw a gable roof ever since you were a little kid, that’s how popular this style is. Gable roofs are the …

Google wants to teach more people AI and machine learning with a free online course

A new ‘Learn with Google AI’ site will serve as a hub for AI and machine learning resources<p>Machine learning and AI are some of the biggest topics in the tech world right now, and Google is looking to make those fields more accessible to more people with its new Learn with Google AI website.<p>Google …

Machine Learning

Villa IJsselzig / EVA architecten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The villa is situated overlooking the river Hollandse IJssel. The riverside has been kept transparent to …

All about eaves, Quebec edition

<b>A lovely cottage by Yiacouvakis Hamelin Architectes breaks all the rules about roofs.</b><p>We don't show big second homes on lakes very often on …

Framing

Choose the perfect colour palette for your website

While there are many steps in creating a website, branding is one of the most important. Whether you're working for another company or simply …

Graphic Design

Why You Need to Incorporate Negative Space in Your Design

If you’re a regular reader of Freshome, you’ve heard about the virtues of negative space. This seemingly-small move can make a huge difference in …

Interior Design

Mobile Typography: 8 Practices for Powerful UI.

Mobile design heavily depends on every detail it consists of. Screens are quite small so designers need to choose elements thoughtfully trying not to …

The elephant in the planning scheme: how cities still work around the dominance of parking space

Car parking is expected but often unnoticed, taking up surprisingly large proportions of city space. A parking bay occupies at least 13 square metres …

ITC Franklin Gothic Font Family

ITC Franklin Gothic, a sans-serif font family with a true American spirit.Published in 2010 by type foundry ITC, the ITC Franklin Gothic font family …

Typography

Ultimate Pitch Deck To Build A Billion Dollar Startup

Let’s be honest — most business plans are dull. No one has time to read a business plan unless they have already made the mental decision to fund you, and are just checking the boxes of due diligence. Experienced business pros and investors know that business plans change. In fact, the funding you …

Venture Capital

10 Beautiful Examples of Motion Design in Mobile Apps

Interactions are a smaller detail of mobile design but can make a tremendous difference to the overall user experience of an application.In the past …

UI Design

8 ways driverless cars could transform cities

The convergence of technology and the city is seen as a possible remedy for the challenging issues of urbanisation. Autonomous vehicles are among the …

10 must-see landmarks on Norway's scenic tourist trails

Norway's 18 tourist routes are known for their breathtaking scenery, but that's not the only reason to make the pilgrimage. The Nordic country's …

Using 3D Scanning and Augmented Reality To Connect, Create And Preserve

In March 2017 as part of SXSW, Cortina Productions brought Augmented Reality (AR) to the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas for three days. Visitors to the museum were able to interact with the Library’s archival collection through Microsoft HoloLens and select multiple stories to read …

Museums

Study: When retail stores close down, neighborhood crime goes up

New research on crime and closures confirms Jane Jacobs’s ‘eyes on the street’ theory<p>Activist, author, and urban theorist Jane Jacobs’s famous concept of eyes on the street—that active, lively mixed-use communities are safer and more stable due to constant observation and activity from …

A white and wood home that is oh so good!

It's no secret that white and wood is a combination that ALWAYS looks good, but today, we are going to show you a modernist home that takes things to …

Living Rooms

Pop-Up City

The future of milk production may be one without cows. Biotechnology startup Perfect Day Foods is breaking down one of the largest barriers for urban …

Millennials are forcing America's largest corporations to kill traditional suburban office parks

Call it the Golden Arches Rush.<p>In the past several years, a handful of America's largest corporations have joined an exodus from their suburban headquarters to new home bases in the city, and millennials seem to be the driving force.<p>Beginning in 2015, McDonald's, Kraft Heinz, and ConAgra Foods have …

TinkerBox / Studio MM Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Nestled in the woods of Hudson Valley, this house was conceived as a car-lover’s dream retreat. A …

Architecture

5 Reasons People Can’t Get Enough of Infographics

Over the past few years, infographics have swept the internet and people can’t get enough of them. Here’s why they’re so appealing.

Infographics

WTF is a funding round?

You see it on TechCrunch all the time: company X raised $X million at $X valuation.<p>But if you don’t work in venture capital or finance, you might not know what all this means. So, we’ll break it down for you.<p><b>Why are startups getting the money?</b><p>Investors are giving the startup money in exchange for …

11 Small Modern House Designs From Around The World

While it’s nice to have spacious houses that allow for plenty of movement and freedom, there’s something to be said for small houses that encourage …