Katharine Sison

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The Era of Publishing

Just as it was with print, editorial design on the web is always an exciting playground for designers. And today pretty much everyone is in the …

Scraps Of San Francisco’s Bay Bridge Could Become An Airbnb Rental

Back in September, the eastern span of San Francisco’s Bay Bridge was replaced for seismic purposes. The old span still stands next to the new suspension bridge connecting the city to Oakland, as transportation officials slowly deconstruct it to minimize environmental impact. Demolition is expected …

San Francisco

Daniel Mullen Creates Realistic Architecture With Spatial Awareness

Using paint, paper tape, pencil and blank canvas, artist Daniel Mullen creates images that examines with space and its representation through …

Art

The beautiful magazines setting out to prove print isn't dead

A new wave of publishers is bucking the digital trend with stylishly printed magazines that are as much a joy to hold as behold<p>See a gallery of some of the best-looking new magazines<p>The magazine is dead, long live the magazine. It's not so much a resurrection of the magazine in the digital age as …

Mind-Bending iPad App Channels M.C. Escher

Co.Design gets an early look at Monument Valley, an Escher-esque computer game set for release next year.<p>Sixty years after creating landmark works like <i>Relativity</i>, M.C. Escher’s impossible architecture continues to bend our minds. But what if Escher were around today? Would he still work in …

iPad Apps

Fieldwork: A Guide to Making Things

About Courtney<p>Courtney is the founder of Design Work Life and Seamless Creative, a small design studio she runs with her husband Brian. She now …

Artist JeeYoung Lee Converts Her Tiny Studio Into Absurdly Elaborate Non-Digital Dreamscapes | Colossal

<p>It’s always amazing to witness at artist who embraces one of their greatest limitations, turning it instead into one of their greatest advantages. …

The Smallest Printing Company: Miniature Printing Presses For a Mobile Printing Studio | Colossal

<p>Forget the latest desktop printer from HP or Epson, what you need is a new miniature printing press designed by the traveling open source design …

Illustrated Album Art by Jordan Gray for Folk-Pop Band Hidden Pictures

CD Cover Illustration.<p>Album art designed and illustrated by Jordan Gray for folk-pop band Hidden Pictures’ album called: “Synchronized Sleeping”. …

Didomestic / Elii

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The scope of the project covers from the development of a customised functional proposal for a user that …

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. …

UI Design

Creativity Is Really Just Persistence, And Science Can Prove It

We already knew that, as Woody Allen has pointed out, success is overwhelmingly about showing up. Now fresh studies help us understand why that is.<p>If we want to be super creative, we have to learn to be super dedicated. It’s a hardworking thing, as <i>War of Art</i> scribe Steven Pressfield has …

Creativity

Skip Dolphin Hursh: Animated GIFs

About Courtney<p>Courtney is the founder of Design Work Life and Seamless Creative, a small design studio she runs with her husband Brian. She now …

100 Logos by Mash Creative

100 Marques and Logotypes.<p>The established East London/Essex-based independent design studio Mash Creative recently published this huge collection of …

Watch Massimo Vignelli Design A Book, Page By Page

What’s the most important tool in the book designer’s arsenal? These days, for most designers, you’d assume it’s the Adobe Creative Suite. But Massimo Vignelli isn’t most designers, and as we see in this charming video by Pentagram’s Michael Bierut, Vignelli keeps things decidedly old school when …

Graphic Design

Simplify.

I have been thinking a lot about simplifying my life recently. I started a stellar new job four months ago and it felt like a great time to change …

AD Classics: The Farnsworth House / Mies van der Rohe

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Farnsworth House, built between 1945 and 1951 for Dr. Edith Farnsworth as a weekend retreat, is a …

Architecture

A Guide to All-Things Frank Lloyd Wright in (and Around) Chicago

Ask about an architectural tour in Chicago and you will inevitably hear three magic words: Frank Lloyd Wright. The Prairie School visionary …

Walking Architecture Tours of Interiors and History

Damn You Art School

About Courtney<p>Courtney is the founder of Design Work Life and Seamless Creative, a small design studio she runs with her husband Brian. She now …

Everything I know about design I learned playing Starcraft

Photoshop and Starcraft may seem worlds apart, but skills like using keyboard shortcuts effectively, picking the right strategies, and working with …

A Herman Miller Couch For Easy Sitting (And Easy Moving)

Just thinking about trying to maneuver a sofa up the stairs, around the bannisters and through the doorway is enough to give even the sanest, strongest person the cold sweats. Generally, the same qualities that make couches ideal for lounging–generous depth, cushy heft–render them complete and …

Furniture

A Scavenger Hunt Through A Chart Maker’s Brain

Andrew Kuo unveils a series of new works, mapping his thoughts in vivid geometric compositions.<p>Most artists leave the meaning of their work up to the viewer to interpret. Andrew Kuo gives you a map and a legend.<p>Kuo, a prolific tweeter, sports fan, and frequent <i>New York Times</i> contributor, unveiled a …

Painting

4 Career Lessons From A Former Design Intern

Amateurs and established professionals alike can benefit from the pearls of wisdom Geoff Ledford learned the hard way.<p>The U.S. armed forces have a practice of formally recording the stuff they’ve learned in the course of any conflict. In military parlance, it’s called making an “after-actions” or …

Armed Forces

Robinhood Taps Social Networks For Stock Tips

Backed by Google Ventures, Robinhood aims to be the next, best investment app. But it needs to solve problems behind real-world investing to pull it off.<p>It’s rare that I hear something like this from an entrepreneur:<p>“When we go live, we can really test to see if it works.”<p>But that’s exactly what …

iOS Apps

Bassam Tarazi

website<p>https://www.bassam.com/single-post/The-One-Simple-Difference-Between-Successful-Unsuccessful-People<p>Bassam Tarazi<p>Explorer. Strategist. Author.