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A Fetching Redesign Of Ikea’s Blue Tote Bag

For $0.59, Ikea will sell you the Frakta: a 19-gallon, polypropylene blue bag lined with polyester. The logic is that you fill it with all sorts of goodies at an Ikea store, then walk out the store having purchased it. Out in the real world, where people use the Frakta for anything too big to fit …

Handbags

Is This The Most Brooklyn Branding Ever?

Aruliden’s visual identity for the new restaurant Cooklyn is almost so trendy it hurts.<p>Looking at the visual identity for Cooklyn, a Brooklyn restaurant specializing in “micro seasonal cuisine,” is like wandering into a 19th-century warehouse inhabited by cowboys and cleaned by Mary Poppins. …

Hudson Valley

February 2015 – Big Bundle – Limited Time Offer!

Creative Market’s Big Bundle of February 2015 – get 62 products worth $1,205 for just $39, only for a limited time!<p>Here is another incredible offer …

Typography Mania #275

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Typography

BAFTA Posters Cleverly Show Film Plot Lines in Shadows

To honor the best British and international contributions to film in 2014, on February 8, the 68th British Academy Film Awards (or BAFTA), was held at the Royal Opera House in London. The British version of the Oscars, the BAFTAs had five films in their Best Film category: Birdman, Boyhood, The …

Posters

Merlo Font Family

Merlo, a high quality font family from Błażej Ostoja Lniski.<p>The <b>Merlo font</b> is the younger sister of the Cervo typeface. Merlo’s complete family …

Typography

The Deckstop: Desktops Made From Trashed Skateboard Decks

Just when I thought making this tabletop out of pallet wood was laborious, these guys might have topped it.<p>Your average skateboard deck is made out …

Skateboarding

Daily Inspiration #1997

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

Photographer Jonathan Mannion

If you've ever wondered who is behind the cover art for some of hip-hop's most iconic albums then you may be familiar with Jonathan Mannion. With almost 20 years in the industry, the Ohio-born photographer has made a name for himself snapping photos of hip-hop royalty from Jay-Z to Aaliyah, …

Photography
Art

VectorPress – Illustrator Letterpress Textures

VectorPress, a set of several illustrator letterpress textures from Vintage Design Co.<p>Vintage Design Co. was founded by Ian Barnard, a hand letterer …

Graphic Design

Daily Inspiration #1998

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Poninet, Moon, Maxwell

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Typography

Retro Redesign of Classic Metal Album Covers

Brazilian designer Rafa Melandi created this awesome project were he redesigned classic metal album covers. This project is really cool and you can …

Design

Watching Artist Bruce Riley Paint With Resin Is Better Than Drugs

The art of Chicago-based painter Bruce Riley is all about movement. “It’s not about a end result,” he says of his work, made by mixing dripping paint and resin. “You can’t have any other intent but moving.” The end result, however, as the mini-documentary by the filmmakers at True Stories shows, …

Art

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Home Tours

Dwell

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Home Tours

Animator Dillon Markey Reinvents the Failed Nintendo Power Glove as an Indispensable Stop-Motion Animation Tool | Colossal

<p>First off: <b>language warning</b> for the kiddos. Stop-motion animator Dillon Markey works on projects for animation powerhouses like Robot Chicken and …

Stop Motion

Word of Mouth: Addis Ababa

by Jenny Miller<p>Addis Ababa is a capital on the up-and-up. As the gateway to the rest of Ethiopia and its beguiling landscape, Addis is a city of almost constant sunshine and, in recent years, construction dust. Countless hotels, a light rail system and other developments are in the works, but the …

Africa

False Hustle: How Keeping Busy Is Making You Less Productive

Asking yourself three simple questions each week can help you avoid the false hustle.<p>It’s easy to be busy; it’s hard to be productive. Raise your hand if you’ve spent entire days answering “quick” email after “quick” email; spent hours in your task manager organizing your tasks for productivity; …

Time Management

12 Rare Magazine Illustrations By Andy Warhol

Before he was King of Pop art, Warhol was a prolific, in-demand magazine illustrator. Here, a selection of rare work from 1948 to 1987.<p>Even before his screenprints of Campbell’s soup cans and Marilyn Monroe made him an international art star in the early 1960s, Andy Warhol was a successful, highly …

Art

Intricately-Detailed Landscape Drawings are Smaller Than a Pencil

Michigan-based artist Taylor Mazer recently crafted incredibly small drawings that are no larger than your average pencil. In December 2014, he used a fine-tipped Micron pen, straight-edge, and mechanical pencil to create intriguing monochromatic landscapes. They often feature urban structures like …

Digital Art

The Alien Essence Of New York City, Captured From Above

Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist Vincent Laforet has captured many amazing and heart wrenching scenes over the course of his career, including numerous aerial collections of New York City. The latest batch from Laforet are perhaps the most amazing he’s ever taken. This series, <i>Gotham 7.5k</i>, are …

Photography

Typography Mania #271

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Typography

3D Documents and Future Fonts

Textscapes merges font design with 3D printing to generate letter-sized 3D documents to visually (and tangibly) profile the subject matter of the …

Christopher Raeburn Packaway Backpack

With his ultra-slick style and ethical use of surplus military fabrics, British designer Christopher Raeburn has earned quite the cult following, ourselves included. Thanks to his penchant for experimenting with materials, the colder seasons are often the best times to peruse Raeburn's novel …

Backpacking

Kick Off the New Year With Stylish Motivational Stationery

Sometimes, nothing beats good ‘ol paper and pencil. Mi Goals is a Melbourne-based company that’s chock-full of beautifully designed diaries, goal …

Furniture

New Unbelievably Honest Cards by Emily McDowell

Illustrator Emily McDowell is back with a new set of cards! In her usual style, she's open and honest, giving us a new way to appreciate hand written greeting cards. These aren't your usual cards, no, they're the equivalent of a breath of fresh air, cards you wish you could have come up with …

Grandparents