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Job-Hunting Creative Designer Turns His Résumé into a LEGO Minifig of Himself

In today’s world, finding a job isn’t easy. To stand out from hundreds of other applicants, you have to make sure your application catches the eye of your future employer. Taking this into account, creative artist Andy Morris decided to do something different, and added a much needed element of fun …

Lego

30+ Best Photography Competitions to Elevate Your Craft

Whether you are a professional photographer looking to gain more exposure or an amateur who wants to know how your work stacks up against your peers, photography competitions are a fantastic way to stretch yourself and grow your craft. From free photo contests to paid photography awards, it's …

Interview: Artist Creates Mesmerizing Kinetic Sculptures Set in Motion by Human Interaction

The artist known simply as Mesplé creates compelling moving sculptures that combine elements of art, science, technology, and human interactivity. Employing time-honored foundry construction techniques like welding and blacksmithing, he elevates these everyday approaches by using them to produce …

Art

12 Photography Projects to Stretch Your Skills, One Month at a Time

Even the best photographers can get stuck in a rut and there's no better way to stretch your skills than to embark on a photography project. If you find yourself shooting the same types of photos or just want an excuse to shoot more, there's no shortage of fun, creative ideas to keep you …

Photography

15 Top Photography Blogs to Elevate Your Craft and Inspire Your Work

After looking at the best art blogs to get your creative juices flowing, we turn to photography. And while there's no shortage of photography websites these days, which are the top contenders when it comes to inspiring creativity, keeping you in the loop on news, and featuring the work of emerging …

You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its young cousin sophrology

A modern blend of yoga, Zen Buddhism, hypnosis and psychology, it’s huge elsewhere in Europe and on its way to the UK<p>Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your thing? For those too twitchy to sit still …

Meditation

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

Wie eklig ist es, seine Schuhe in der Wohnung anzulassen?

Unter deinen Schuhen wimmelt es von Bakterien, aber machen sie dich wirklich krank? Hier ist die finale Antwort – und ein wichtiges Update zur Fünf-Sekunden-Regel.<p><i>Dieser Artikel ist zuerst bei Tonic erschienen. Folge Tonic bei Facebook.</i><p>Du warst immer schon ein kleiner Reinheitsfanatiker, vielleicht …

Bakterien

5 Ideas for Creative Side Hustles You Can Start Today

It’s a given that many of us wish we made more money. Maybe you want pay off some pesky debt or boost your savings. If that’s the case, then a side hustle can help—a second job that brings in some income but has the flexibility to work around your full-time gig.<p>Why start a side hustle?<p>You might …

Small Business

Photographer Exposes What Really Happens Behind the Scenes of a “Perfect” Shot

Photographers are a bit like magicians—creating picture-perfect fantasies by any means necessary. What often ends up as a stunning Instagram or Facebook photo often has a much different story if we take a step back behind the curtain. Luckily, Brazilian wedding and family photographer Gilmar Silva …

Photography

Budapest Buildings Transformed into Street Corners with Striking Symmetry

Photographer Zsolt Hlinka creates imaginary places out of real architectural forms. His latest series called <i>Corner Symmetry</i> features intersecting buildings in Budapest that have been split in half and mirrored in the center of the composition. The result produces an extreme perspective of a …

25 Creative Gifts You Can Only Find on Etsy

If you’re someone who appreciates the value of creative gifts, we’ve got a great list for you of goods created by cutting edge artists, designers, and makers. The best part? Their creations are all available to purchase on Etsy!<p>Here at My Modern Met, we’re big fans of Etsy. It’s a great source for …

Stocking Stuffers

10+ Fun and Creative Gifts for the Artist in Your Life

Whether you’re gearing up for a holiday, birthday, or just the every day, it’s always a good idea to have gifts in mind for the artist in your life. There are a ton of items out there that are sure to inspire your favorite creative person, so how do you choose? Luckily, the search is over. We’ve …

Ingenious Pencil Design Includes a Built-In Sharpener

Ordinary graphite gets a sharper outfit with designer Andrew Pyza‘s pencil+, a pencil holder and extender that includes an eraser at one end and a sharpener at the other. The tool fits any average pencil from full-size down to 14mm long, and any time the tip breaks, all you have to do is unscrew …

Disney Illustrator’s Adorable Mash-Up Imagines ‘Star Wars’ as ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ Comics

For over 16 years, Brian Kesinger has worked as an artist for Walt Disney Studios and delighted countless people from around the world with the films he has helped produce. On his downtime, Kesinger keeps drawing, and his adorable mashup illustrations have attracted their own set of fans. Combining</i> …

Welche Klauseln sind wichtig?

Wenn Arbeitgeber kündigen wollen, aber nicht so leicht können, ermöglicht ein Aufhebungsvertrag die Trennung ohne Streit. Mitarbeiter sollten den …

Wirtschaft

Funniest Winners of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2017

If you’re into wildlife photography, you’ll know that it takes plenty of patience and talent to capture wild animals at their best, and even more so when it comes to catching them at their most mischievous. The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards aims to showcase the work of talented photographers …

10+ Creative Products by Innovative Startups on Amazon Launchpad Right Now

If you missed out on the clever Kickstarter product you were hoping for or just love supporting innovative entrepreneurs, Amazon Launchpad is the place to look for innovative items from startups. This special section of the online shopping giant highlights the hard work of small businesses, …

Startups

Best of 2107: The Most Creative Products Everyone Wanted This Year

When you think of all the online window shopping you do in a year, the amount is probably staggering. It seems like there are new and exciting products being released all the time—and we can attest that there are. Throughout 2017, we’ve looked at a ton of creative goods, from whimsical accessories …

Best of 2017: Top Innovative Design and Technology Developments of the Year

The best design and technology has the ability not only to improve our lives, but make a mark on society. As 2017 winds down, My Modern Met looks back at the most innovative technology and design we've covered this year. Environmentally conscious design continues to be a trend, as large companies …

Photographer Creates Poetic Collages by Seamlessly Blending Stock Photos

Inspired by the world around him, young digital artist Justin Peters creates surreal and serene collages that merge unexpected elements to great success. At just 22 years old, he's carrying on a long tradition of collage art, which has evolved from Cubist masters to the contemporary age of digital …

Photographer Captures Enchanting Photos of Finland’s Forest Animals in the Wild

Helsinki-based photographer and explorer Joachim Munter takes fairytale photos of forest animals in his native Finland. The picturesque landscapes of Finnish forests provide a home for many wild animals and birds, including foxes, red squirrels, reindeers, and even bears. Munter manages to capture …

Nature Photography

Incredible Photos Capture Strength and Determination of Lioness Running Down Her Prey

Wildlife photographer George Turner recently showed off his infinite patience when photographing an elusive sleeping leopard, and his persistence is once again on display with this majestic image of a lioness in full sprint. Turner spent five days at the Etosha National Park in Namibia waiting to …

Wildlife

Loving Boyfriend Crafts Custom Popsicle Sticks to Help Girlfriend Cope With Depression

There are many ways to support a loved one struggling with depression. From a simple phone call to an empowering “empathy card,” seemingly small acts can have a big impact on one's mental health. Redditor has taken this approach to the next level, thoughtfully crafting a therapeutic tool that …

Mental Health

Striking Winners of the 2018 Black + White Photographer of the Year Competition

Celebrating the best of monochromatic photography, the Black+White Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) contest has awarded the winners of the 2018 competition. The biennial contest is organized by <i>Black+White Photography Magazine</i> in partnership with Fujifilm and is open to amateur and professional …

Photography

Mehr Papierkram, miese Produkte wie zuvor

Ordnerweise Papier und Telefonmitschnitte: Wegen einer neuen EU-Richtlinie müssen Sparer bei Bankberatungen viel Geduld aufbringen. Die Qualität hat …

Wirtschaft

Photography As Therapy With Alexis Pichot

Submerging himself in the depths of the forest of Fontainebleau, Pichot captures the celestial, earthy qualities of the land. He emphasizes the …

Supernatural

What’s the best photo management solution? Google Photos or iCloud Photos?

I’ve always been a huge fan of cloud-managed photo systems. I did a review of Everpix back in 2013. I even challenged Apple to release something similar to iCloud Photo Library. I’ve written countless articles about Photo Management and discussed it on countless podcasts. Photo management is …

Google Photos

Inside a Feminine New York Apartment, With an Edgy Twist

No, YOU want absolutely every piece in this stylish home.<p>NYC-based fashion brand Leota creates clothes for the modern woman—flattering silhouettes, …

Interior Design

Neo-Barock als Ausdruck unserer Zeit

Eine Archäologie des Albtraums aus Rauch-Zeichen: Das Museum Fundatie im niederländischen Zwolle zeigt den Leipziger Maler Neo Rauch und ermöglicht …

Museum