Emily m Julka

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23 Fashion Essentials You'll Need in 2016

Wardrobe essentials are—well—<i>essential</i>. While we have a laundry list of the classics, like white t-shirts and skinny jeans, our 2016 closet staples go far beyond the traditional...

Him indoors: Tibor Reich, the designer who brightened up Britain forever

Siamese pink, aqua blue, burnt orange? It took the wild artistic optimism of a Hungarian refugee to liven up the postwar sea-of-brown in British homes<p>We take colour for granted in our homes. From brightly patterned wallpaper and ostentatious piles of scatter cushions to our new-found fondness for …

Design

A guide to rapid prototyping with Photoshop CC

There are now plenty of prototyping tools and methods that will help you create website mockups quickly and easily. You may not realise it, but …

Graphics

For Typography That’s Both Timeless + Timely, Look to Amsterdam’s Graphic Design Wunderkinds, Mainstudio

Amsterdam’s Mainstudio is known for its clean, conceptual, typographic designs for the architecture, art, and fashion industries. Founder Edwin van …

Graphic Design

5 Moves to Keep Your Desk Job From Killing You

Take a minute and stretch.<p>We go to work hoping our days spent at the office will challenge us professionally, but in reality, living the 9-to-5 (or 6 …

Pain

The 17 best Chinese restaurants in America

Beyond our biggest cities, seeking out the best Chinese restaurants in America can be like looking for needles (or better yet, noodles) in a …

Food & Dining

2016 Graphic Design Trends for eLearning Aficionados

We spent a little bit of time last week talking about training and development trends that are going to be important in this new year. Similarly, we …

What is a Wireframe: Designing Your UX Backbone

The logical place to start the actual design process is with a rough wireframe. This basic documentation is simple enough to start from scratch, but …

8 Companies That Help You Beautifully Hack IKEA Furniture

Change up a basic looks with these clever, ready-to-use embellishments.<p>Even though we're all about personalizing IKEA furniture with a little DIY savviness, we get that it can be a huge time suck. And some very smart companies understand that too — which is why they went into business to sell …

A Japanese Architect's Spin on LEGO

Building blocks are often kids' first introduction to architecture. But in the real world, triangles are the strongest and simplest shapes. That's …

10 Top Tips for Creating Awesome Icons

What You'll Be CreatingWell, I’m back again, but this time I’m going to do something different, something that I hope you'll find interesting.Today, …

Must-See Design Documentaries You Don't Want To Miss

Inspiration is all around you. Your design taste is developed by the things you consume. Your creative genius is influenced by the food you eat, sounds you hear, music you listen to, books and articles you read and movies you watch. If you feel like procrastinating make sure you spend your time …

Gaming Industry

Web Design Trends 2016

What we should STOP/START doing<p>Nothing is more satisfying then starting a fresh new year. It presents us with the opportunity to break old habits, …

Delightful Design, Deconstructed

What makes design delightful? Four real-world examples<p>Some websites provide us a service, other websites make us smile–but the best ones do both. In the context of web design, delightful designs give us a special feeling that keeps us coming back.<p>But a website that only offers delight–no substance, …

UI Design

Storytelling for a Better User Experience

The way we consume and communicate information has changed. In today’s over-populated online landscape, we face a daily barrage of regurgitated …

UX Design

For Designers: Awesome New Design Tools That You Should Try In 2016

<i>“ProtoSketch claims to be a desktop-class graphic design software for iPad.” Image via ProtoSketch.</i><p><b>Designers</b>, you may be using Photoshop as your …

Graphic Design

The best design conferences and events to plan for in 2016

Compared to other industry events, expectations are sky-high at design conferences. “Dentists, physicists, sociologists, taxidermists all meet to find out what’s new in their specialties. So do designers, but they are not happy about it,” Ralph Caplan former director of the Aspen International …

Graphic Design

This Photo Of People Falling Over On New Year's Eve Is Being Compared To Renaissance Art

"It's very well-weighted, like a Caravaggio."<p>"It's a lovely and flattering comparison, especially in the context of a category of photography that's too often derided," he said.<p>Goodman, a freelance photographer from Manchester, said he believed anything could be considered art.<p>"There are street …

Here are the Official White House Photographer's Favorite Photos of 2015

What a year.<p>At the end of each year, chief White House photographer Pete Souza does a roundup of his own favorite photographs from the last 12 months. His edit never disappoints. From Jerry Seinfeld knocking on the Oval Office window to Obama playing with a costumed toddler, Souza's intimate and …

22 Hearty Cold-Weather Slow-Cooker Recipes

This Is the Fair Trade Footwear You've Been Waiting For

French company Veja turn fish-farmed tilapia skin, recycled rubber, fair trade canvas, and recycled plastic bottles into bold sneakers.<p>SNEAKERS IN A BOTTLE – VEJA from Veja on Vimeo.<p>In a sustainable future, light from the sun powers all things, used water is filtered, then returned to our aquifers, …

Lentil and Garbanzo Soup Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a great make-ahead soup. Not only does it taste better the next day, but it freezes beautifully. Simply portion into single servings, freeze, and then pop one in your lunch sack for work. It should be thawed out enough to reheat in the microwave when lunchtime rolls around. …

Crafty Pop-Up Book Opens Up Into a Functional Pinhole Camera

Artist Kelli Anderson designed a book that teaches readers about the art of photography–with an actual pop-up camera. Using the 1800s-era pinhole technique as inspiration, Anderson crafted her book in such a way that light could only enter through a small opening, exposing the embedded photo …

Stunning Underwater Images by a Photographer Drawn into the Depths of the Deep Blue Sea

The lure of the ocean has long enticed humans into its depths; there is some intangible quality roused by something so immense and ancient. Freelance photographer Enric Adrian Gener pursues this fascination with the infinite through his underwater photographs, creating remarkable images that …

Christmas Casseroles

Sometimes, the easiest way to feed a crowd is with a hearty casserole. These dishes can be made ahead of time, and are sure to please even picky …

The Answer to Your Winter Soup Prayers

Wholesome, filling, and good for your digestive system—just three more reasons to love miso soup.<p><i>During this post-Thanksgiving, pre-holidays week, BA staffers are sharing their favorite hit-the-reset button meals. This isn't diet food—it's the stuff that we eat when we just need a ever-so-slight</i> …