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Learn how to use InDesign to make your own magazine for less than $15

Graphic design and layout is a popular field these days. Learning how to come up with a pleasing and useful aesthetic for magazines or advertisements …

iPhone X Plus in 2018, Samsung Galaxy S9+ odd specs & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the rumors of an iPhone X Plus to happen in 2018, in addition to another variant. Then we talk about …

“Design has nothing to do with art”: Design legend Milton Glaser dispels a universal misunderstanding

Design is not art. It’s a distinction understood by practicing designers, but it still eludes many. In an Oct. 29 talk at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, the 87-year-old graphic design legend Milton Glaser gave the best definition of the practice of design.<p>“Design is the process of going …

Graphic Design

Dagadam's smartwatch offers features aplenty, and looks good doing it

Irish startup Dagadam has announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for its first project, a smartwatch that weds a round, stylish design with a …

Smartwatches

Coreskills Episode 1: A Warm Up for Design Sketching

Plus an awesome trick that turns ellipses into cars<p>"A man who can't communicate his ideas is on the same plane as one who has no ideas." - …

Why Midcentury-Modern Architecture Endures

A new book on the masterful architect William Krisel documents the golden age of midcentury-modern design.<p>The midcentury-modern houses of Palm Springs, California, are unmistakable. With their strong geometric lines, post-and-beam construction, open-plan interiors, and floor-to-ceiling windows, …

5 examples of dated app design

Android has been around for a while now and in that time, it has seen some significant changes. A couple of years ago, Google introduced us to its ‘material design’ vision for what modern apps should look like. Meanwhile, improvements in hardware and the OS itself have redefined what’s possible in …

Best Gaming Laptops Under $1,000

Best Gaming Laptops Under $1,000 Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteWhen you’re hunting down the<b> best gaming laptop under $1,000,</b> it makes …

Computer Hardware

Best Gaming Laptop Under $1500

Best Gaming Laptop Under $1500 Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteWhen you’re looking for the <b>best gaming laptop under $1500,</b> there are a lot …

Computer Hardware

20 Creative Business Cards for Architects

Establishing professional contacts in architecture – and well, in any field, really – has changed dramatically in the last decade, passing from the …

16 Famous Designers Show Us Their Favorite Notebooks

Designers from Ikea, Pentagram, Ideo, and more tell us what makes a great notebook.<p>Sure, digital design apps might be finally coming into their own, but there’s still nothing better than pen and paper. Here at Co.Design, we’re notebook fetishists, so we recently asked a slew of designers about …

Black Friday 2015 – best deals

The holiday shopping season has already started for many of us, though a number of consumers wait anxiously for the arrival of Black Friday – the day of the year where you push, shove, and combat your way into savings, or you go online and save a bunch without nearly as much effort (though arguably …

Shopping

PHOTOS: LivingHomes Debuts Affordable New C6 Prefab Home starting at $179,000

1/22<p>LivingHomes Affordable New C6 Prefab Home Launches in Long Beach, CA<p>Renowned modern prefab company LivingHomes just unveiled their brand new …

Apply to live in Manhattan's first micro apartments for as low as $950 a month

1/9<p>My Micro NY apartments<p>It looks like former mayor Mike Bloomberg's legacy is still going strong within the NYC rental market. His much-anticipated, …

Housing

HugeDomains.com - MusicianNotes.com is for sale (Musician Notes)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of its …

Awesome Minimalist Philosophy Posters by Genis Carreras

Philographics is a unique and interesting project by London-based designer Genis Carreras. It took off when it was succesfully funded on Kickstarter …

Design Inspiration & Ideas from Envato

Whether you want to give context to a scene, create a smooth transition between takes, or simply delight an audience …<p>Welcome to video on Envato …

Adobe Premiere

Still having touchscreen issues with your OnePlus One? This Cyanogen OS 12 build might help

If you’ve been experiencing touchscreen sensitivity or Bluetooth connection issues on your OnePlus One, you’ll be happy to know that one of the most recent versions of Cyanogen OS is here to help. Well, at least that’s what Cyanogen claims. OnePlus One owners have been plagued with touchscreen …

OnePlus

Architecture: Still the Sexiest Fake Job Around

Anyone who has ever seen a romantic comedy knows that for the past three decades or so, architecture has been the profession of choice for fictional hot guys. As the AV Club explains, "architect" is code for "sensitive, but not girly," and the architects of film always make lots of money, and are …

Rem Koolhaas: “There’s Been Very Little Rethinking Of What Cities Can Be”

The Pritzker Prize-winning architect dishes on cities, what architecture and film have in common, and the idiocy of design competitions.<p><b>Gary Hustwit: Why is the design of so many cities so bad?</b> <b><br>Rem Koolhaas:</b> Very few cities these days are really designed, and that may be partly the problem, the …

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A reminder about life in Communist Cuba under the Castro regime, from a former political prisoner of 22 years

In light of the news regarding the release of Alan Gross and America’s re-opening of diplomatic relations with Cuba, we thought it useful to provide some insight into what life has been like under the Communist Castro regime in the decades since the island’s 1959 revolution.<p>The horrors of the Cuban …

On Paul Rudolph and Sarasota's Forgotten Modernist Mecca

Midcentury architect and style chameleon <b>Paul Rudolph</b> first learned about using space efficiently when he worked as a naval architect during World War II, designing ships where hundreds of sailors could live in very tight quarters. When he moved to Sarasota, Florida in the late 1940s, the architect …