Eric Roussac

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I grew up in a cave — and killed another child to survive

<i>In her new book, “Never Stop Walking: A Memoir of Finding Home Across the World” (Amazon Crossing), Christina Rickardsson, 35, of Umeå, Sweden,</i> …

Empathy

A Sparkling Subculture: The Japanese Art of Dekotora

In Japan, some truck drivers transform their gritty rides into glitzy works of art. <i>Dekotora</i>—which means “decorated truck”—is the practice of adorning …

This Is How A Jaipur Girl Fought Against All Odds To Provide A Home To Fellow Artists To Pursue Their Dreams

When this artist left her home along with her brother, she had absolutely nothing except her pride and the determination to follow her passion and …

Henri Rousseau’s Heartening Story of Success after a Lifetime of Rejection, Illustrated

<i>“People working in the arts engage in street combat with The Fraud Police on a daily basis,”</i> Amanda Palmer wrote in her fantastic manifesto for the creative life, one of the best books of the year, <i>“because much of our work is new and not readily or conventionally categorized.”</i> Few artists in …

Australian artists cash in on Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response YouTube videos showing people whispering

Millions of people around the world are tuning in to watch YouTube videos of people whispering and Australians are among the artists cashing …

I Got My Pussy Stoned with Weed Lube

I have a sketchy track record when it comes to enjoying pot, but when I heard about Foria, the world's first cannabis lube designed especially to enhance female sexual pleasure, I thought it would be a great way to beat my pot fear.<p>I'm not a big pot person. I can't really find my "therapeutic …

These beautiful worlds are trapped in tiny bottles

We Met the Girl Who Cooks in Her Coffeemaker

She's cooked pizza, fish soup, birthday cake, and something she calls "testicle tacos" using, exclusively, her coffee maker.<p>A few years ago, I briefly lived in Stockholm. My time there was punctuated by constant coffee breaks—<i>fika</i>, as they’re called in Swedish—because it’s so fucking dark all the …

Coffeemakers

The Magically Bizarre Photo Manipulations of a Photoshop Wizard Martin De Pasquale

He’s been called a Photoshop wizard by people who have seen his work and the title suits him well. Buenos Aires based digital artist and art director …

Photo Manipulation

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Codes of Conduct

The rOtring 800 Series Could Change the Future of Paper

This weekend rOtring releases a new product that could influence the future of paper—the rOtring 800+ Mechanical Pencil + Premium Stylus Hybrid, a tool artists can use to draw on both paper and touch-screen surfaces.<p>As consumers have abandoned paper for computer screens, artists have debated the …

10 Ways To Never Pay Full Price At Movie Theaters

In order to save money, many moviegoers are looking for alternatives to major theater chains. Lucky for us, summer is upon us and theater alternatives are plentiful.<p>Whether you support your local historical movie theater or catch a flick in the great outdoors, here are 10 ways to avoid paying top …

8 Must Have Free Fonts for your Designs

Need some fresh fonts for your new projects? We got your back. We are always searching for good resources for our readers, and fonts are our top …

[Exclusive Video] Creating Sand Castles With A Single Grain Of Sand

Watch our documentary on artists Vik Muniz and Marcelo Coelho, who create etchings on grains of sand using a mind-blowing process.<p>After four years of trial-and-error experimentation, artist Vik Muniz and artist/researcher Marcelo Coelho successfully created drawings as tiny as they are tremendous: …

Graffiti artists could tag better at night with this spray can light

Graffiti has traditionally been put up quickly and under almost complete darkness to allow artists to avoid detection while painting places without permission, but one designer has thought of a simple way to give spray painters just a little bit of extra light to work by. Product designer Subinay …

Watch this: iconic typeface designers reveal the secrets of their craft

The mini documentary <i>Font Men</i> by Dress Code goes behind the closed doors of Hoefler & Frere-Jones, one of the most prestigious type companies in the world serving the likes of <i>The New York Times</i>, <i>Esquire</i>, and Nike. It's a poignant and insightful six-minute video that shows the partners talking about …

Lucky Peach Issue #1 Will Be Reprinted in Chinese

The out-of-print first issue of <b>Lucky Peach</b> which extolls the glories of ramen is back in print. Well, sort of. Taiwanese company Lumieries Publishing has translated the 174-page premiere issue of Momofuku's quarterly into Chinese and it can be purchased for <b>380 New Taiwan Yuan</b>, or roughly <b>$12.50</b>.The …

Bundaberg Rum Sculpting Case Study

This is an amazing project by Italian Illustrator Carmine Bellucci where we breaks down the process of illustrating two awesome Sculptures for …

The Greatest American Copywriter Wasn’t a 'Mad Man'

Tom McElligott is the Midwestern son of a preacher. As an adman he was shy, not boastful. He vomited before client presentations—not from liquor like that hack, Don Draper, but from fear. Fear that this new client wouldn’t have the balls to buy his...<p>Most of you have never heard of him. He never …

The Design Museum's favorite works of 2013

Tokyo's neon cityscapes recreated with thousands of dot stickers

The neon lights of Tokyo aren't a subject lacking in artistic representations. That's why Yukino Ohmura came up with a gorgeous, innovative way to render the cityscapes — her stunning works are created using thousands of colored dot stickers that can be bought at any stationery store.<p>”I believe …

Yup, Now You Can Drive a Grown-Up Version of the 'Cozy Coupe' Toy Car

Bird steals camera, films gorgeous aerial footage of penguin colony

A falcon-like bird was unwittingly turned into a documentary filmmaker during its trip for lunch. At a rockhopper penguin colony, a striated caracara thought it had caught a break when it located the one remaining egg that hadn't been hatched — but it turns out, the egg hadn't hatched for good …

The Glorious Feeling of Fixing Something Yourself

When I mended my lamp at one of Portland's repair cafes, it was no longer "just" a lamp to me; I felt a fierce sense of attachment to it.<p>Along with his broken toaster, Steve Vegdahl brought a slice of bread with him to Portland's repair cafe one day last month. By the time he left, his toaster was …