Jesse Wilkens

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A Lush Wallcovering Brings the Feeling of Nature Into This Tiny New York Apartment

A Manhattan pied-à-terre provides a homey retreat for Canadians who frequently visit New York.<p>When Vancouver residents Dale Steele and Dan Nguyen began looking for a pied-à-terre in New York, they were intent on finding a home away from home, not just an impersonal stand-in for a hotel room. "Even …

Interior Design

Hasselblad Shows Differences Between 35mm and Medium Format

<b>Curious about what makes medium format different from 35mm format? These comparison videos by Hasselblad will serve as a technical and unbiased</b> …

Cameras

6 Tips To Improve Your Architectural Photography

Architectural photography is a genre that almost every photographer tries out at some point, but not many people truly manage to master it. Just like …

Landscape Photography

A Fountain Pen Designed Around the Laws of Attraction

Known to provide one of the most simple yet sublime experiences, the multiple award-winning Kosmos pen comes back in its latest avatar, with a brand …

Industrial Design

A ‘smashing’ multi-tool!

Ten tools come together to occupy the space one tool would take. Kikkerland’s Hammer Multi-tool turns your regular claw-hammer and put an additional …

Multi-tools

Amazon Has a New Plan to Cut Its Shipping Costs

Amazon wants entrepreneurs to partner with it and create hundreds of tiny logistics companies.<p>For the last few years, <b>Amazon</b> (NASDAQ:AMZN) has …

eCommerce

How to Quickly and Easily Sharpen Any Blurry Photo

If you thought you couldn't use or rescue blurry, pixelated photos, think again. This tutorial will not only show you how to rescue and sharpen …

Tutorials

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

A Family Retreat in Quebec Gets a Striking White Addition

Connected to the main house by a glass bridge, the gabled addition affords family members both community and privacy.<p>Near the Lake Ouareau town of Saint-Donat in Quebec, Canada, a traditional gabled house receives a 1,400-square-foot white extension that mirrors the shape of the original building. …

Architecture

This Little House in Washington Has Mighty Big Ties to Nature

Nestled in a second-growth forest, this Pacific Northwest retreat is deliberately simple yet modern.<p>When Seattle–based architecture firm MW|Works was asked to design a home on a repurposed foundation just over 20 square feet, they made up for the small footprint by embracing the expansive …

Architecture

13 Things You Should Never Do To Your Lawn

Whether you have a green thumb or not, it’s easy to maintain a blissful, barefoot-worthy backyard. For starters, avoid these 13 no-nos.<p>Leaving grass …

This Award-Winning Cabin Is a Relaxing Antidote to City Living

Sited in a remote Canadian forest, a luxurious cabin rental embraces indoor-outdoor living.<p>When a Shanghai–based, Canadian–Brit family approached Robert E. Miller of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson to design their dream cabin in the woods of Ontario, the principal architect went the extra mile.<p>Designed as …

Architecture

Before & After: An Architect Takes Steps to Create His Dream Home in Brooklyn

After spending much of his life waiting to renovate a historic row house, a Brooklyn–based architect finally finds one to revamp for himself.<p>Architect Shane Neufeld has been considering a project like this for a quarter-century—or in other words, much of his life.<p>Before he spent a year renovating …

Architecture

Spectacular Adventure Photography by Quin Schrock

Stunning travel landscapes by <b>Quin Schrock a.k.a. Ever Changing Horizon</b> (previously featured), talented self-taught photographer, retoucher, …

How to Shoot Corporate Headshot Photography

One of the jobs you will find yourself doing as a portrait photographer is <b>Corporate Headshots</b>. This isn't usually glamorous work. You often only have …

Photography Tips

The $7 gadget that butchers use to make perfect burgers for the grill

There’s a school of thought among kitchen nerds that single use gear items—like an avocado slicer or an egg separator—are a waste of space. There are a few exceptions to that rule, though, like the $7 burger press that goes into heavy rotation in my house come summer grilling time.<p>My husband, Tom …

BBQ

AIA awards North America's best new housing of 2018

The American Institute of Architects has announced its top 11 residential projects for 2018, including a house in New York that takes design cues …

Collect $3,333 In Monthly Dividends On Just $500,000 For Life

Most investors with $500,000 in their portfolios think they don’t have enough money to retire on.<p>They do – they just need to do two things with their …

Graphic Design Inspiration: Espectros

Silvino González Morales shared a quite beautiful post on graphic design featuring a set of abstract illustrations titled Espectros. The idea is …

Six Pieces of Studio Kit I Use Every Day

My studio has become a second home, and I invest a lot of time and money into it. Recently, I have been restocking a few essentials I can’t live …

How to Edit Photos like Steve McCurry: The Art of Removing Distractions

We’ve got a fun article today in which we post-process <i>photojournalistic</i>-style photos and polish them in an <i>artistic</i> way. Much like Steve McCurry did …

How This Artist Makes Money Off YouTube Without Brand Sponsorships

Landscape photographer Thomas Heaton says he's successful because of this decision, not in spite of it.<p>12 min read<p><i>In this series,</i> YouTube Icon<i>, Entrepreneur speaks with the individuals behind popular YouTube channels to find out the secrets of their success.</i><p>Thomas Heaton used to spend his days …

USA From Above: Fabulous Drone Photography by Ryan Resatka

Creative aerial shots by <b>Ryan Resatkam</b>(previously featured), talented 27-year-old photographer, retoucher, adventurer and drone pilot currently based …

BenQ’s New SW240 Could Be The Post Processing Monitor For You

<i>The new BenQ SW240 is made for image processing.</i><p>BenQ is known for their quality monitors for creatives and business people, and today they added to …

Adobe unlocks a Lightroom power tool for photo editing

Adobe Lightroom's new profiles feature puts photo editing presets on steroids -- and now you can build your own profiles, too.<p>Profiles now use technology called a 3D lookup table (LUT) that mathematically transforms colors and tones in precise ways. They've long been used in cinema to give movies a …

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

Creating Big, Soft Light in Small Spaces for Your Photos

We don't all have the luxury of a wide open studio space with 20-foot ceilings that we can fit any modifier into, no matter how massive and unwieldy. …

How to Shoot Group Product Photos with Only One Flash

Here’s a helpful 6-minute tutorial by photographer Dustin Dolby on how you can photograph group product photos using only a single speedlight.<p>Dolby …

Robin Williams Did This 1 Thing to Unlock His Creativity--and It's Exactly What Neuroscience Recommends

Unlocking creativity ain't easy--but some brilliant scientific and comedic minds have figured it out.<p>We all have self-defeating habits and do plenty to sabotage our own success. Unfortunately, it's no different when it comes to creativity.<p>Neuroscience research indicates that those who struggle with …

Creativity

These 13 stocks will see explosive sales growth that will help them crush earnings season, Goldman Sachs says

The coming first-quarter earnings season is one of the most hyped in recent memory.<p>It's supposed to offer a pick-me-up for a market that has navigated one obstacle after the next — whether fears of a global trade war, regulatory scrutiny in tech, or President Donald Trump's recent Russia-centric …