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Scenic SUP in Switzerland's Klöntalersee Lake - SUP Magazine – The Voice of Standup Paddling

There are certain places on earth that simply make your jaw drop. One of those magnificent destinations is Switzerland’s Klöntalersee lake. The …

News | Connor Baxter Attacked by Tiger Shark On the Maliko Run - SUP Magazine – The Voice of Standup Paddling

MAUI--Last weekend, champion SUP racer Connor Baxter was attacked while downwind standup foilboarding Maui’s Maliko Run with friends and fellow …

Family Explores Portugal's Algarve Caves - SUP Magazine – The Voice of Standup Paddling

Nothing will bring a family together quite like bonding over an epic paddling adventure. Such was the case with this family that went on a SUP …

SUP Rock Hopping in Central California - SUP Magazine – The Voice of Standup Paddling

Will paddlers ever stop finding new ways to SUP? We sure hope not. One of the more rugged sub-sports in the standup paddling world is called rock …

Epic Downwinding Run in Greece - SUP Magazine – The Voice of Standup Paddling

When it comes to downwinding, Hawaii is the place to go…or so we thought. Paddler Dimitris Komninos recently shared awesome footage of his recent …

Summer SUP Days on Lake Tahoe - SUP Magazine – The Voice of Standup Paddling

Lake Tahoe in the middle of summer can be summed up in a single word: paradise. The crystal-clear blue water and towering pine trees is alluring to …

Chasing Gold World Premiere: Behind-the-Scenes Photos - SUP Magazine – The Voice of Standup Paddling

Hundreds of fans showed up at Newport Beach’s Lido Theater to see the world premiere of award-winning filmmaker Brent Deal’s new movie “Chasing …

This Swanky Glass Tower is the Coolest Tree House You'll Ever See

An architect desgined a glass house built around a fir tree.<p>We love a good tree house–and this proposal for a new home is one of our favorites.<p>Kazakh architect Aibek Almassov designed the "Tree In The House," a cylindrical glass home built around a fir tree, back in 2013, but an investor backed …

Architecture

5 big bible-based businesses that wear their faith on their sleeves

In a Christmas season full of shopping and gifts, the religious undertone of the holiday is frequently forgotten in the scrum of consumerism.<p>But …

Adobe's Project Comet tackles cross-device design head-on

The world of UX (user experience) design is critical to navigating the Web, especially via smartphones and tablets.<p>In attempting to make the design process easier, Adobe unveiled a new tool — code named Project Comet — to help manage the tasks of wireframing, visual design, prototyping and …

Wireframing

The Ninja Skill for UX Designers

Earning Your Whiteboard Belt<p>We’ve seen one big trend in how startups interview UX designers: <i>companies want to know how designers think through a</i> …

Introducing: U.S. Web Design Standards

By Mollie Ruskin,<br>United States Digital Service<p><i>This project was a collaboration between</i> <i>18F</i> <i>and the</i> <i>U.S. Digital Service</i><i>. The team was lead by Mollie</i> …

UX Design

The 8 Worst UX Mistakes Coming From Experts

Have you ever asked yourself what UX is all about? It’s about learning from mistakes. You can build a design around the idea of turning bad …

Stop Complaining About the New Google Logo. (It Has a Story)

I'm pretty tired of hearing people complain about Google's new logo. Whether it's a cultural correspondent on The New Yorker, an aging Emmy-winning art director, a self-dubbed "opiniated typographer", or a crudely snarky BuzzFeed article, every attention-seeking nobody is ready to jump on the …

A typography expert rips Google's new logo apart

But in many cases the typeface designers are the last link in a chain that includes a client with a poorly defined idea of what they need, and agencies with only a superficial understanding of typography and typeface design.<p>Unless the right relationships exist between client, agencies, and typeface …

Typography

Who Moved My Hamburger? — and other UX links this week

What’s hot in UX this week:<p>Who Moved my ≡ Hamburger? →<p>You are not considered as a ‘complete’ UX designer till you publish your views on the “≡”, …

Mr Frank Atkinson. #signsketch #signpainter #typehunting

Love this. Such a good visualization of the digital and analog world we live in. Well played @rylsee #typehunter #signs #handlettering

Check out the patterns and illustrations on these transit passes. They look like mini letterpress posters. It would be cool to blow them up to poster size. #typehunter #typehunting #badgehunting #vintageadvertising #ephemera

Still one of my favorite labels seen to date. Classy to the edges. #typehunter #vintageadvertising #vintagelabel

Today's patriotism runs local to my heartland. Collaboration with the infinitely talented @allanpeters and I'm breathing the fresh freedom in the air from the front porch. #typehunter #typehunting #badgehunting #makemore #happy4th #ohioquality

Foil stamped labels will always get my attention. Ones with scripts and patterns like this, even more so. Discovered by @byegonelabels #typehunter #typehunting #badgehunting #foilstamp #vintagelabel

Special thanks to @yoyoha for simultaneously thinking of type, whiskey and me. Three of my favorite things. That RYE at the bottom, though. #typehunter #whiskeydesign #vintagepackaging #breweriana

Analog vs. Digital #typehunter #typehunterarchive #houseindustries

Importer of Watches and Diamonds trade card with a seriously killer diamond illustration front and center. #typehunter #tradecard #vintageadvertising

Home Light Oil advertising card with a great type lockup. Good looking drop shade in there as well. I definitely appreciate the color scheme. #typehunter #vintageadvertising

Elegant Wood Sculptures Crafted from Discarded Tree Trunks and Branches

South Korean artist Jae-Hyo Lee uses organic materials like wood to create large-scale, sculptural pieces that favor both form and function. Focusing on geometric shapes such as the sphere, Lee somehow manages to transform tree trunks and hefty branches into perfectly formed globes, columns, and …

Furniture

The 40 best free web fonts

It's time-consuming to cut through the ocean of free fonts online, especially web fonts, to find the real gems that punch above their price tag. With …

I am a dreamer