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GoCube Gives Rubik’s Cube a 21st Century Upgrade

First introduced in the 1970s, Rubik’s Cube remains as popular now as it ever was. Of course, that doesn’t mean it can’t use a modern-day upgrade. …

Production Methods: Here's What You Can Make With a Beading Machine

This video produced by Covell Creative Metalworking shows you a tool I wish we'd had in our ID shop at school: A beading machine. By swapping a …

Wonderfully Whimsical Kinetic Wooden Automata That Come Alive With the Simple Turn of a Handle

Japanese woodworker Kazuaki Harada, creates wonderfully whimsical kinetic wooden toys that come to life to perform a single purpose with the simple …

How to Shoot Photos Everyday

Dear friend,I’m currently the most prolific I’ve ever been in photography– shooting hundreds of photographs a day of just random stuff. I feel …

Street Photography

Beautiful Lettering Artworks

Gemma O’Brien is an award-winning artist and designer based in Sydney, Australia. Over the past 10 years, Gemma O’Brien has taken her passion for …

Patternity designs John Lewis’ first combined homeware and apparel collection

London-based pattern design duo Patternity has collaborated with British department store chain John Lewis on an extensive collection of homeware and …

John Lewis

3COIL Puna Folding Scalpel Blade Multi-Tool

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A Tool for Working Leather, Webbing, Canvas, Etc. by Hand: The Speedy Stitcher Sewing Awl

Not ready to invest in a sewing machine yet? Try a manual tool first<p>If you're prototyping things out of thick, flexible materials, this handy little …

Vintage Suitcases Turned Into Portable Sound Systems

Bounceybox was born more than two years ago with the aim of joining music, design and vintage aesthetics.<p>The concept is a tribute to the underground …

How to Master Photoshop’s Pen Tool in Just 30 Minutes

Mastery of the pen tool enables complex vector shapes and selections that can be used for masking or extracting elements from an image. There is a …

5 expensive logos and what they teach us

It’s difficult to know, most of the time, how much big companies really spend on logo designs and redesigns. Few firms are willing to share figures, …

Graphic Design

How To Make Selections In Photoshop

Almost anything you do in Photoshop can be done with more precision or just to a better degree if you are familiar with how to utilize selections. …

"Born With The Devil In Me": Inside The Murder Castle Of Serial Killer H.H. Holmes

The H.H. Holmes house in Chicago.<p>If you were staying at the World’s Fair Hotel — more commonly known as the H.H. Holmes house, or “murder mansion” — …

Yo! C77 Sketch: Sketching a Washing Machine with Tools

Michael DiTullo draws a washing machine using a fun ruler and an ellipse guide<p>In a recent video, I sketched one of the most complex products you can …

Nikon D3400 User's Guide

<b>Nikon D3400 User's Guide</b><p><b>March 2017</b> Nikon D3400 Review Nikon Reviews Nikon Lens Reviews<p><b>Ken Rockwell's Nikon D3300 Users Guide app.</b> There's no D3400 …

Artist Erects Immense, Illegal Sugar Sculpture in Burned Out Baltimore Warehouse

On View<p>The artwork is made from 7,000 pounds of sugar.<p>,<p>Ten feet tall and brightly-colored, the latest sculpture by Baltimore-based Matthew Gray is …

10 Essential Freehand Drawing Exercises for Architects

<i>The following excerpt was originally published in Natascha Meuser's</i> Construction and Design Manual: <b>Architecture Drawings</b> (DOM Publishers). <i>With our</i> …

Miniature Retro Papercraft Synthesizers by Dan McPharlin | Colossal

<p>Produced between 2006 and 2009, Australian designer and illustrator Dan McPharlin‘s Analogue Miniatures are a marvel of papercraft. The tiny …

jennifer bolande blends billboards with mountains for desert X

<b>as part of desert X, an outdoor exhibition of art installations and site-specific works currently taking place across the coachella valley, jennifer</b> …

Coachella Valley

Embroidered Bread Slices by Terezia Krnacova Combine Food and Textile Art | Colossal

<p>In this fun series of six embroideries, Slovakia-based artist Terézia Krnáčová brought needle to bread as a way to combine her need for food and …

On Debuts New All-Black Running Shoes

Here’s a little story about how I discovered On, a young Swiss athletic brand based in both Portland and Yokohama, Japan. A few months ago, I went to …

Maarten Baas’ Real Time Schiphol Clock

Dutch designer Maarten Baas began his Real Time series in 2009 and continues to develop clever new versions of it. Each edition in the series is a …

THEY: Minimalist Japanese-Inspired Sneakers With A Bauhaus Twist

THEY New York is a a new brand that’s taking a fresh approach to footwear. Unlike most shoes these days, THEY New York strives to capture a timeless …

Sculptural Surrealist Photography Made with Daily Items

British artist Petros Chrisostomou, who’s living in New York, is the author of a project that mixes photography and sculpture. He indeed had the idea …

Airbus Patent Illustrator Has Terrifyingly Poor Grasp of Human Proportions

Seriously though, they're trying to solve the passenger size problem<p>Sorry for the jokesy headline, but is there anything funnier than rendering …

Creative Duality Between Body and Mind Project

“The Human Box” is a work by the Barcelona-based graphic designer Marina Salazar. This pop up book is the third artist’s book, it is a unique piece …

Graphic Design

Exhibition Explores the Line as Physical, Sculptural, Codified

'Line' at the Lisson Gallery shows how pivotal and adaptable this simple form is.<p><i>© Monika Grzymala, Raumzeichnung (outside/inside) 2016, installation view; Courtesy Lisson Gallery. Photography: Jack Hems</i><p>The line is one of the most fundamental of shapes when it comes to drawing, perhaps <i>the</i> …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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Flotstealing: What's Going On with This Design Knockoff?

AliExpress is using a Coroflotter's images as one of their product offerings<p>Nicholas Baker is a talented industrial design student at the Savannah …

The Most Amazing Lie in History

<i>How a chicken farmer, a pair of princesses, and 27 imaginary spies helped the Allies win World War II.</i><p>In the weeks leading up to D-day, Allied …