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Hundreds of Vintage Posters Are Now Available to Download and Print 100% Free

Soviet propaganda, old liqueurs, and advertisements for 60s airlines— start your printers!<p>If the posters of today still had the look of those of yesteryear, would they still get tagged and trolled as often? Much work today, it seems, lacks the graphic audacity of yore, opting instead for forms and …

Here’s The Perfect Tiny Home For Riding Out The End Times

It’s like Martha Stewart and Bear Grylls got together to design a tiny house.<p>Earlier this year, the <i>Bulletin of Atomic Scientists</i> adjusted the Doomsday Clock–a measure of the current potential for global catastrophe–to just two-and-a-half minutes to midnight. It’s the closest the clock has been to …

The Process of Making These Rare Traditional Noodles Is Fascinating

These traditional Chinese Suomian noodles have been made in Nanshan Village for over 300 years, and supposedly there are only 300 people left in the …

Redzepi's Tokyo

<i>Fathom editorial director Jeralyn Gerba recently had the good fortune to fly to Tokyo (thanks All Nippon Airways!) to have lunch at Noma Japan, the</i> …

Couple renovates old bus into sleek RV apartment

And you thought the ottoman you and your significant other made on your 'couple crafting night' was impressive.<p>Redditor TheChristopherStoll posted a …

Renovations

David Chang Refuses to Eat at L.A.'s 'White People Restaurants', and More A.M. News

<b>David Chang doesn't eat 'white people food' anymore in LA</b><p>Chang’s been on a bit of a tear around Los Angeles lately, even going so far as to guest on the Great Debates Podcast to talk about why there’s no need to eat at so-called "white people restaurants" in L.A. Chang and co-guest Alan Yang</i> …

This Morphing Typeface Deteriorates Over Time, Just Like Memories

Like your memory, the letterforms gradually lose their sharpness.<p>Though memory is perceived to be an exact recollection of a moment or experience, science tells us that it’s more akin to a dramatic reenactment than a faithful documentary.<p>In the context of branding, memory is everything—it’s how a …

18 Things to Make While You Wait for the Pasta Water to Boil

What's the first thing you do when you walk in the door in the evening?<p>If you follow the advice of Edouard de Pomiane in his 1930 book <i>French Cooking in Ten Minutes</i>, you put a pot of water on the stove to boil (well, right after you take off your coat).<p>"What's it for?" wrote Pomiane. "I don't know, …

Recipes

Hong Kong's best new restaurants for 2016 | CNN Travel

Hong Kong (CNN) — Once again Hong Kong is proving itself as a leading player on the global restaurant scene with a dizzying array of new restaurant openings, from Michelin-starred fine dining to hole-in-the-wall takeaways.<p>Here are some making culinary waves across the city to try in 2016:<p>Mercedes Me<p>…

Family as a Community / Jacobs-Yaniv Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Architectural planning and interior design for a house of 350 Sqm. Plot size 1000 sqm.<p>The design of the …

Vibrant Submerged Figures Greet Surreal Mirror-Like Liquid Portals

Montreal-based photographer Robin Cerutti captures alluring underwater portraits in his series titled <i>Mirrors</i>. The images, photographed in vibrant crystal-clear pools, were shot sideways. This simple rotation makes a strong visual impact–the water no longer floats above Cerutti's models. Instead, it …

A California Ranch "Fixer Upper" Gets A Stylish Makeover

<b>Project by:</b> Sarah <b><br>Location:</b> Long Beach, California<p>My husband and I purchased a "fixer upper" in the Cliff May Rancho Estates in 2009. Looking at the …

Naoto Fukasawa On Designing With Objectivity And Interaction In Mind

The renowned Japanese practitioner talks about “design dissolving into behavior.”<p>Naoto Fukasawa‘s work is subtle, but there’s always a bit of poetry behind it. Over the years, he’s collaborated with a number of companies and designed a wealth of objects including tea kettles and radically …

Pieke Bergmans creates neon lights with irregularly shaped tubes

<b>Dutch Design Week 2015:</b> Amsterdam designer Pieke Bergmans used traditional glass-blowing techniques to form these neon lamps with uneven tubes. (+ …

Extreme altruism: should you care for strangers at the expense of your family?

The world is full of needless suffering. How should each of us respond? Should we live as moral a life as possible, even giving away most of our earnings? A new movement argues that we are not doing enough to help those in need<p>For many years, Julia Wise wondered if she would ever meet another …

An Elegant, Budget-Friendly Way to Frame Big Posters and Prints

When the quote I received to frame James Ransom's poster-sized photographs for the new Food52 office was in the thousands of dollars, I started trying to think how it could be done for less. Much less.<p>I love the minimalist look of frameless glass, which doesn't feel heavy and lets the photography …

Posters

This Interview Will Help You Think Like A Venture Capitalist

I sat down recently with venture capital lawyer, Jeremy D. Glaser, who struck my attention in a previous interview on the topic of fundraising for early stage ventures. His answers gave more substance and insight than the majority of fundraising advice I had seen around the web, and I instantly …

12 Questions on the Future of Design

<i>As part of Kickstarter’s Design Month festivities, we made a list of clever thinkers and interesting friends in the design world and sent them a</i> …

A Hedonist Bar In London Where The Air Itself Is Alcoholic

Designed by Bombas & Parr, Alcoholic Architecture is a tiki-style bar which gets you drunk without ever ordering a drink.<p>Most bars require you to actually order a drink to get drunk. Sam Bombas of Bombas & Parr thinks that’s just wasting time. The U.K. architecture firm has just unveiled a new bar …

Artist James Merry Embellishes Sportswear Logos with Embroidered Plants | Colossal

<p>As part of a recent series of embroideries, artist James Merry softened the bold logos of sportswear companies by adding stitched flora to vintage …

A Pyrotechnic Artwork by Cai Guo-Qiang Explodes into a Blossom on the Steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art | Colossal

<p>In 2009, Cai Guo-Qiang was commissioned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art to create a site-specific explosion event on the front facade of the …

Basic Visual Guide for Creating Pixel Icons in Illustrator

A set of basic visual guidelines on how to create minimalist pixel icons using Adobe Illustrator.<p>Do you remember M.A. Kather’s Illustrator Vs …

Machine Learning And Human Bias: An Uneasy Pair

Jason Baldridge Contributor<p>Jason Baldridge is co-founder of People Pattern and associate professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin. His primary specialization is computational linguistics, and his core research interests are formal and computational models of …

The Pain-Free, Proven Way to Achieve a 200% ROI, Build $1.5M in Wealth & Earn $300 Per Hour

I’d like everybody to meet Joe. Joe is a pretty average guy earning $50,000 per year and has a little over $10,000 in savings. Joe has also recently …

The LinkedIn Hack That Made Me $120,000

<i>This month’s theme for The Hustle is people who game the system. This is the last of the weekly series.</i><p>I moved to America four years ago, when I was …

10 Mesmerizing GIFs of Small-Space Living

When you live life in only a few hundred square feet, a home must become a very fluid thing. Tiny apartments actually exist in <i>four</i> dimensions, and …

Watch Classical Sculptures Spring To Life Through The Magic Of Projection Mapping

Walk through any good art classical museum, and the statues can seem so real, it’s almost as if they’ll come to life if turn your back on them. At France’s Lyon Museum of Fine Arts, for at least one night, that’s exactly what happened.<p>The museum asked artist Arnaud Pottier to bring sculptures, …

Plastic roads may put asphalt to shame

The days of putting up with crumbling asphalt streets might just come to an end. Construction company VolkerWessels has revealed plans for recycled plastic roads that are both more sustainable <i>and</i> more practical than old-fashioned blacktop. Besides reusing material, they'd last about three times …

Amazing Images of Classic Japanese Fart Battles

Fart humor is timeless. <i>Arabian Nights</i> features a tale called “The Historic Fart.” <i>Apocolocyntosis</i>, a political satire often attributed to the Roman …

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