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5 Mindful Attitudes That Will Help You Overcome Fear and Anxiety

Getting through fear and anxiety is a skill that anyone can learn.<p>The problem is that most of us are scared to face our fears head on.<p><i>Want to receive</i> …

Whose armrest is it, anyway? The unspoken etiquette of airline, bus and train travel.

Jacy Reese was just being polite when he offered to switch airline seats with a mother and her young son on a recent flight from Copenhagen to Toronto. But as the old saying goes, no good deed goes unpunished.<p>“I had preordered a vegan entree,” remembers Reese, who works for a nonprofit organization …

Fast Production Tips by Izzy Swan, Part 2: How He Produces His Pallet Pal Wood Reclaiming Tool

Izzy Swan has much in common with Ron Paulk: Both guys know their way around a shop and ran their own businesses, neither guy went to D-school yet …

Klemens Torggler's Wicked Evolution Door

Not practical, but awfully cool: Austria-based Klemens Torggler is on a mission to re-invent the door, by breaking it into two sections and adding …

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

Self-improvement

Pushing Boundaries: A "Borderless" Smartphone Design with Touch-Sensitive Edges

Is this revolutionary--or a terrible user interface idea?<p>ZTE's Zubia Z9 smartphone boasts a full-bleed screen, touch-sensitive edges and a novel …

Design Salary Guide

FAQ<p>What is Coroflot?<p>Coroflot is the longest running career community focused on the design and creative professions online. Our mission is to connect …

Hellman-Chang: Bringing Glamour Back into Furniture Design

When you think of two guys in a shop building furniture, you imagine them wearing Carhartt more than Canali. But Dan Hellman and Eric Chang aren't …

An easy chair can be hard to make

At some point most designers try their hand at chairs. Some of them, such as the British designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby – winners of this year's Créateur de l'Année award at the Maison&Objet show in Paris with their Tip Ton chair – have really shaken up seat technology. But on the whole …

WATCH: Design Milk Talks to Patricia Urquiola [VIDEO]

We can’t seem to get enough of Patricia Urquiola today! We had the chance to stop by Patricia Urquiola’s Milan studio and chat with her about her …

100 Years of BMW

Designed for the year 2017, the BMW Rapp concept is a celebration of the brand’s century-long history, paying tribute to Beemer’s founding mechanical …

What Photographers Would Look Like if Google Glass Took Over the World

Google Glass is set to arrive in the hands of the general public later this year. There are already apps that can trigger the shutter by detecting …

Friday Finds 05.17.13

Amidst Ship Week (where our editors, designers, and production team hurriedly sent and shipped out our upcoming July/August issue), see what they had stumbled upon this time around. Happy Friday!<p>Diana: Weekday Carnival<p>This week, a Tumblr by Ryan Panos caught my eye for its architectural photography …

Arrested Development

Designed by the architectural firm Matharoo Associates, the Curtain Door is most definitely a door like no other I’ve seen (o