Erika Ruiz

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61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

Cooking

A Coffee Table Book About Apple As Thoughtfully Designed As Any iPhone

Iconic is a new photography book that aims to trace Apple’s future by exploring its past.<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>Back in 2010, Apple CEO Tim Cook famously said: “We can put all of …

Tim Cook

TheQ Social Camera – Brand Identity

TheQ – Social Camera Project and Identity.<p>TheQ is a new social camera project. Every part of the camera was designed to interact and share in an easy …

Hajo Drees Photography – Brand Identity

Photographer Identity.<p>This is the personal brand identity of Hajo Drees. The Cologne, Germany based photographer with a background in graphic design …

Farm Popsicles – Promotional Packaging Design

Farm Popsicles.<p>Pasadena, California based creative branding and design studio Farm has created this delicious promotional piece to keep their clients …

What Happens If You Let Two Designers Write Their Own History Books? Spoiler: A Much More Fun (And Beautiful) World History

History books are not meant to be read for <i>fun</i>. They belong in stuffy classrooms with class pets and broken wooden desks that squeak too much. Until</i> …

Books

Design In 30 Seconds: Nike On Why Design Matters

<b>See the winners of our Innovation By Design Awards here, and more highlights from the conference here. Mark Parker is one of our Co.Design 50; check out the others here.</b><p><i>Produced by Fast Company Video.</i>

Design

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Where to See the Best Fall Foliage in the U.S. (Photos)

Fall Fun<p>The air is turning crisp and pumpkins are popping up on the shelves. This can only mean one thing: it's time for a road trip. Here are the 13 …

Flat UI and Icon Design by Sunbzy

Flat User Interface Design.<p>Look at this nice UI Kit and the flat icon designs by Sunbzy, a Bangkok, Thailand-based graphic, icon, and web designer. …

Human Movement Accentuated by Colorful Digital Trails

Recently, Taiwan-based firm JL Design produced this intriguing series that translates human movement into visually expressive displays. The project was created to promote the launch of the new Chinese documentary channel, CCTV9. Angela Moo, executive producer of JL Design, says, “As a young …

Martial Arts

27 Amazingly Easy One-Bowl Desserts

When baking can be this simple, why would you ever mess with multiple bowls?

Time-lapse Photography: Full Tutorial on Each Step of the Process

With so many timelapse videos floating around the internet recently, you may be looking to create your own timelapse. Well look no further than …

Five Self Assignments That Teach You To See

In my 20 years in photography, I’ve seen a lot of different assignments teachers have given their students. Most I have heard, or been given myself …

Digital Photography

25 Stunning National Park Vistas

If these 25 astounding vistas tell us anything, it's that America's beauty is a fierce kind. There are the alien landscapes of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks and the trickling glacial promontories of Denali and Glacier National Park.<p>Legends, too, inform these lands, from Dead Horse Point's …

Minimal Typography Inspiration

Typography is more than letters and words, it's about the composition, communication and aesthetics. Just the simple usage of a letter combined with …

Robin Thicke Has Found A Word That Rhymes With "Hug Me"

He shouts it out at the 1:41 mark as he sings an adorable toy instruments version of "Blurred Lines" with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots.

Easy Ice Cream Recipes (You Don't Need an Ice Cream Maker!)

recipes by Adeena Sussman, <i>SELF</i>; photographs by Levi Brown<p><b>Creamy, cool, refreshing: These ice creams are all low-cal and simple to make. Bring on the goose bumps!</b><p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Follow SELF on Twitter: www.twitter.com/SELFmagazine

Lighting Ratios for Portrait Photography

In portrait photography, lighting ratios are comparisons of the main light in a photo to the lesser light that fills in the shadows. This main light …

Meet the designer behind some of the web’s newest killer fonts

Founders of Hoefler & Frere-Jones Jonathan Hoefler (left) and Tobias Frere-Jones (right)<p>The font world is being revolutionized. Thanks to newer …

Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

Australia

Millions of US license plates tracked and stored, new ACLU report finds

Millions of Americans are having their movements tracked through automated scanning of their car license plates, with the records held often …

Theory: All Pixar Movies Exist in the Same Universe – /Film

For all the hate, garbage and stupidity the Internet brings us on a daily basis, every once in a while it provides a global platform for something …

The Only Brownie Recipe You'll Ever Need

It's hard to go wrong with a brownie recipe. When there's chocolate involved with sugar and butter, you almost just can't fail. But if you're looking for the best, most perfect, totally ultimate brownie recipe, then you have to be a little more discerning. You can't be too easily swayed with the …

How to Travel the World for Free

Our list of temporary "homes" have included a brownstone in Manhattan, a villa in southern Spain, a 10th century manor in rural Ireland, and more. We've lived a quick walk from a Caribbean beach, on the edge of a lake in the midwest, and are soon off to experience the Highlands of Scotland.<p>And for …

13 Simple Hacks For Enjoying Music So Much More

DIY a floating waterproof speaker, find the track you can't get out of your head, and banish tangled headphones from your life forevermore!