Elliot Mann

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Di Beppe

Contributed by Richard Baird<i><br>License: All Rights Reserved.</i> <br>Di Beppe is a casual Italian caffé and ristorante, located in Vancouver’s Gastown …

Earning And Maintaining Loyalty From Gen Z

Just as brands have gained a foothold in understanding the minds of Millennials, Gen Z has replaced them as the new power players in consumer …

Don’t want a robot to steal your job? Be creative

If we don’t want machines to take over our jobs, we’re going to have to get creative. Literally.<p>Cheap computing power and rapidly advancing AI mean that machines already outperform us on tasks that involve retaining, processing, and repeating rule-based information. Traditional schooling, however, …

Cheap Places To Travel In 2017 If Your Resolutions Include Spending Less

You’ve heard all the tricks. Wednesday is the best day to fly. Tuesday is the best day to book. January is the cheapest month to travel. Travel …

Virgin Gorda Is The Affordable Island Paradise You've Never Heard Of

Pack your bags. 🌴<p>Imagine a white-sand island that’s home to movie stars and billionaires, yet affordable enough to visit on your own.<p>Welcome to Virgin Gorda.<p>As one of the largest British Virgin Islands, Virgin Gorda took top honors in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards for 2016. Readers …

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Herman Miller's 12 Rules To Design By

<i>In this post originally published on Metropolis</i><i>, former ArchDaily Managing Editor Vanessa Quirk</i> <i>explores a client's expectations, and how Nicholas</i> …

5 Brilliant Books On Creativity

These books will equip you to be brilliant when it matters most.<p>It's so easy to get stuck in ruts and fall into habitual patterns with your work. Even the most creative and prolific people struggle with this from time to time. That's when it can be helpful to have a tool to shake up your thinking …

How To Tap The Only Three Types Of Creativity

There are three and only three ways to create. They come from connective, component and blank page creativity. That's it. Those three. If you want to "make new things or think of new ideas" as Webster defines creativity, you must do one of these three.<p>Do you see disparate things you can pull …

23 incredible travel destinations you probably didn't know existed

Inspired by a Quora thread about the best unknown travel destinations, we've found 23 lesser-known gems around the globe.<p>From a hidden beach to one of the only places in the world where you can swim between two continents, here's your off-the-beaten-path bucket list.<p><i>An earlier version of this post</i> …

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rediscovered photographs of staten island’s teen tribe

After moving out of Manhattan in the early 80s, Christine Osinski roamed around Staten Island in the summer time, photographing its youth among the open streets and empty lots that make the borough so unique.<p>In the beginning of the 80s, photographer Christine Osinski was living in Manhattan, in a …

In Anxious Anticipation: The World's Most Unsettling Photo Series

What makes you anxious? For its new ‘Adrenaline’ issue, <i>Kinfolk</i> magazine commissioned photographer Aaron Tilley and art director Kyle Bean to create a …

What Is #Strategic #DesignThinking and How Can It Empower Designers?

<i>What should the role of the designer be in today’s times of complexity, unsurity, and frequent change?</i> What is Strategic Design, and how can it …

arthur casas debuts handcrafted furniture for ESPASSO

<b>made in america: arthur casas debuts handcrafted furniture for ESPASSO</b><br>all images by eliseu cavalcante<p><b>acclaimed brazilian architect arthur casas has</b> …

Architecture students' Dunescape-inspired design-build project transforms Iowa State University College of Design atrium

Seventy-seven architecture sophomores in their second architectural design studio at Iowa State University spent the first month of spring semester …

Craft the perfect portfolio in a day with the new Computer Arts

It's easy to neglect your portfolio. Whether it's work deadlines, freelance, friends or family, there's always something more pressing.<p>But for …

This Insidious (and Subtle) Innovation Myth is Killing Your Creativity

This specious myth is so commonly held enough that few challenge it. Yet overcoming it is easy and rewarding.<p>Thomas Edison was an outlier. For someone to invent so many products and succeed with so many, even accounting for his failures, just doesn't happen, before or after him.<p>Elon Musk, with …

How to Think Like a Stanford-Trained Design Thinker

Why a focus on process and skill isn't enough to develop design thinkers.<p>Design thinking hit the mainstream, thanks in part to this ABC Nightline segment about the award-winning design firm, IDEO.<p>It was followed by the rise of the d.school at Stanford University, a training ground for design …

Startups Need Relationships Before They Ask for Money

Many founders fall into the same trap: they focus all their energy and resources on building a product and finding customers, and when they come up for air, they realize that they need to raise outside capital. So they scramble to craft a pitch, find potential investors, and ask for money — and …

9 TED Talks to Kickstart Your Creativity

Innovation isn't a magic trick. Here are tips to make yours more effective.<p>Innovation is a key to success in business. More than that, to innovate is to break the bonds of who you've always been and to open a door to real change. Every step you take can be toward reinvention, whether of how design …

Procrastination As A Virtue For Creativity, Why It's False

What better way to attract readers than to say that up is down or in is out. When we challenge basic assumptions about the world, we attract that …

Does Creativity Come From Persistence or Flexibility?

Imagine you are brainstorming ways to live a healthier life. This straightforward question was one of the prompts used in a paper on creativity by …

Ten Habits of Highly Creative People

What exactly is creativity? So many of us assume that creativity is something we had as a child but we lost, or something allocated to rarified …

Building A Modern Brand: Strategy, Creativity and Agility

Building brands in the mad men era was a relatively straight forward endeavor…<p>A brand needed to effectively communicate its value to the consumer, …

How to Land That First Digital Design Job as a Graphic Design Graduate | News and views | Futureheads

As part of the Creative team at Futureheads, we see a lot of graphic design graduates looking for their first job in digital design. I studied design …

Is Affordable, American-Made Design Finally Here?

The Brooklyn manufacturer Good Thing wants to become the go-to for modern, home-grown products at an affordable price.<p>A steady influx of international brands in the United States is touting affordable, good-quality, stylish design—and American consumers seem hungry for more. Japanese brand Muji …

How Design Thinking Improves the Creative Process

How entrepreneurs can take a big idea to a real-world product.<p>It’s not just IDEO implementing design thinking into everyday work. More companies are …

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Hazy, Dreamlike Photos from a Trip Across Turkey

Photographer Kamila Stanley's images highlight everyday life in Turkey.<p><i>Kamila Stanley is one of those precocious, self-taught, up-and-coming photographers whose improvisation and effortless captured moments get me excited. Stanley finds beautiful scenes in the everyday, and uses travel as a way to</i> …

Google Hauls Its Street View Cameras Up The Mont Blanc

Google recently took its Street View cameras to the world’s largest model railroad. Today, it’s going from small models to massive mountains with the launch of its new Street View imagery of the Mont Blanc massif.<p>For this project, Google partnered with a number of photographers, skiers, …

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Sheffield's striking Diamond Building is wrapped in a cellular pattern that controls solar gain

A cellular pattern of diamond-shaped sections wrap around this university building in Sheffield, England. The diamonds don't just make for an …

Sheffield