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Photoshop Tips: Here’s How to Go from Boring to WOW in Just 7 Minutes (VIDEO)

Sometimes you’re in the right place at the wrong time, or the light just isn’t cooperating. In the quick video below, you learn a really easy …

The Brand Process Done Right: 9 Questions to Ask If You Want Impressive Branding

From everyday, casual wear – boyfriend jeans and leather jacket – to your little black dress and heels, to me branding meant having an upscale …

Articles about buyer beware prefab shoppers guide on Dwell.com - Dwell

Bay Area–based architect Michelle Kaufmann is a prefab pioneer.<p>We've polled the experts and rounded up our favorite selections for every person in your life.<p>Just in time for the holidays, our friends over at Inhabitat launched an online retail shop today.<p>119 prefab builders made Dwell's annual …

HPST Branding by FRVR

HPST Brand Identity.<p>Prague based multidisciplinary graphic design studio FRVR was asked to develop a new logo and brand identity for HPST, a Czech …

Articles about textile exhibit feature picasso dali matisse designs on Dwell.com - Dwell

A London exhibition uses works by Picasso, Dali, Matisse, and others to trace the evolution of 20th century textile design.<p>Get your information from curators, professors of contemporary art, critics, and other collectors through your local arts...<p>Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit …

Artist Creates "Paintings" with One Sheet of Intricately Folded Fabric

British artist Benjamin Shine creates textured “paintings” by carefully folding and ironing one giant sheet of tulle fabric. His subjects range from portraits of iconic stars like Elizabeth Taylor to realistic renditions of elderly hands and beautifully abstract faces emerging from the flowing …

Art

Sylvain Toulouse – Personal Identity

Sylvain Toulouse – Identity and Stationary Package.<p>The aim of this personal identity is to stand out from the designers crowd and all the numerous …

Voices of Industry

According to the American Apparel & Footwear Association report released last week, 97.5% of apparel sold in the United States is made internationally. For the past two years, this number has been in decline (albeit in the decimals) as the Made in USA movement gains more and more momentum, with …

Dwell

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Mellbye – Architecture Studio Identity by Heydays

Mellbye – Architecture Studio Brand Identity Design.<p>This is another stylish branding project by Norwegian graphic design studio Heydays. The creative …

Bulan Project

Printed with a year's worth of moons upon it, San Francisco-based artist Ella Luna's gigantic cotton scarf is a dreamy wall calendar substitute. The first edition from the Bulan Project—a recently launched collaborative focused on producing limited edition, artist designed objects (think conceptual …

Scientifically Accurate Botanical Yarn Art in Brooklyn

Hurry, it's not too late to still check out Brooklyn Botanic Garden's current exhibit, <i>Knit, Purl, Sow</i>, an entire show devoted to knitting! You have until January 22 to see how expert textile and knitting artists have created finely detailed botanical renderings of plants, flowers and vegetables. …

A Front Expansion on an Eichler House by Klopf Architecture

San Francisco-based Klopf Architecture covers the gamut as far as modern residential design, and besides new builds, they’ve been doing additions and …

Architecture

Sagaform | Sagaform

Forum Frenzy: Real Designers Ship

Early in my career I was introduced to the phrase "real designers ship," which I took to mean "until you get something in production, you don't know …

Scanners

MAG Furniture Snaps Together Thanks to Powerful Magnets

Benjamin Vermeulen has designed <b>MAG Furniture</b>, a flat packed furniture set that takes only minutes to assembly without any tool. MAG stands for …

Innovative Disappearing Bed Design Expands Living Space

For anyone looking to maximize on a small amount of living space, this innovative bed design is the perfect solution! Architects Julie Nabucet and Marc Baillargeon teamed up to convert a tiny 130-square-foot space into a functional apartment for a student living in Paris. They used every bit of …

Furniture

Sony's Gorgeous, Floor-Borne Short-Throw Projector Channels Classic Braun Design

If you've got the bucks, an HD projector is a cool alternative to a television. It's about as unobtrusive as it gets, turning any white wall into a …

Gear & Gadgets

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Nee, Railway, Rose

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Typography

In the Details: The 3D-Veneer Technology Behind Tadao Ando's Dream Chair

At first glance, the Dream Chair looks like a concept, with impossible curves and a seemingly precarious structure that appears as if it could only …

Fool-Proof Stovetop

It seems like every time I try to light the stove I always choose the wrong knob! Clearly, I’m not the only one because Caner Aras’ Eclipse Gas …

Product of the Day: Ceramic and Wood Coffee Set by Luca Nichetto

Toronto's Mjölk gallery commissions Italian designer Luca Nichetto for a restrained, elegant coffee set made of ceramic and wood.<p>Juli Daoust and John Baker's groundbreaking Toronto retail space, Mjölk, opened in 2009 and introduced Ontario to design mixing Nordic traditions and Japanese aesthetics. …