Ken Cavanagh

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How To: DIY Industrial Coffee Table

Making your own decorations and furniture has become so easy nowadays. The DIY community is littered with plenty of beautiful and impressively easy …

Latest Free PSD Mockup Templates for Designers (26 MockUps)

<b>New PSD mockups</b> for designers. All mockup templates design by professionals, mockups included vector graphics, Sketch Books, Magazine Cover, …

15 Genius Style Hacks That Will Save You Time Every Day

You forgot to take your sweater to the cleaners. Now what?<p>The dryer's heat releases moisture from the ice cubes, which helps loosen up wrinkles, while the tumbling dries things up and makes everything smooth.<p>Simply wrap the tape around your hand and pat your garment down to remove pet hair and lint.<p>…

A Minimalist Desk that Hides All Your Cords

This gorgeous desk from Artifox looks perfect for any room or office. It combines digital and analog, with slots to allow cords and chargers to pass …

Your Cheatsheet For Creating Memorable Design

Our memories of experiences–more than the experiences themselves–drive decision-making. Jeremy Finch of Altitude explains how to incorporate this into your business.<p>What we experience and what we remember about what we’ve experienced are two totally different things. Most product design efforts are …

Juicing

3 big SEO trends for 2014 that will help you win the traffic game

In the past couple of years, SEO has turned from a compliment to a curse word. From being associated with technology, to being associated with Spam. Thus, new buzzwords have woken up to cover for SEO’s reputation flaws and bring new and positive connotations into the puzzling world of online …

Spring Cleaning: Use Spotlight To Find Huge Files [OS X Tips]

I’m kind of a stickler for a clean hard drive, especially since I started using Macbook Airs a few years back, what with their tiny little SSD units. I’ve moved most of my music to the Cloud and my iPhoto library to an external hard drive, but there’s still a ton of cruft that ends up on my …

Operating Systems

Design Principles: Visual Perception And The Principles Of Gestalt

This is the start of a series of posts about design principles. It begins with these principles of gestalt, because <b>many of the design principles we</b> …

Copycat Chick-fil-A Sandwich

Main Dishes<p>We absolutely love Chick-fil-A at our house! So you can imagine my excitement when I found this copycat recipe. I kept thinking how …

How To Be A Design Boss Without Losing Your Soul

Paper Leaf’s Jeff Archibald shares five tips for making the move from designer to art director.<p>My design firm Paper Leaf started as a two-person operation (four if you count cats). Andy, my wife, and I did everything in-house ourselves: design, development, client relations, proposals, you name it. …

Client Quotes Posters by Jonathan Quintin

On Another Planet – Poster Collection.<p>If you work as a graphic designer, you probably know most of these quotes from your own clients. Jonathan …

Handmade Vessels by Utopia & Utility

Utopia & Utility was founded in 2012 by siblings Pia and Moritz Wustenberg and their goal was to “combine the functional and the fantastical.” The …

Design

Handcrafted Furniture by Jeff Martin Joinery

Vancouver-based Jeff Martin began by building wooden surfboards. After his future wife suggested he build some furniture for their house, he took the …

Furniture

Articles about aspiring architects build pavilion vermont forest on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a Vermont forest, architecture students design and build a pavilion for quiet contemplation.<p>Minimalism is taken to the max when architect Eric Logan rebuilds his family cabin on a Wyoming mountainside.<p>Taking a down-to-earth, locavore approach to architecture, the firm McLeod Kredell brings …

TRNK

The task of turning a place to put your stuff into a real home can often take years. Even in cities with abundant shopping options, finding the little things that give your place personality can be difficult. With this in mind, former fashion merchants (and longtime pals) Tariq Dixon—a friend and …

Getting Hired: To Work at Smart Design, Be Organized, Show Your Passion—and Check Out These Four Illustrations

<i>This post is part of our Getting Hired interviews, in which we solicited job-seeking advice from key hiring personnel at LUNAR, IDEO, Philips, BMW</i> …

Scribe makes it easy to copy and paste from your Mac to your iPhone

It's surprisingly difficult to get a snippet of text — be it an address, a phone number, or a link — from a Mac over to an iPhone. A number of apps have tried to make it simple, but few have made it quite so easy as Scribe. Launching today, Scribe pairs a lightweight Mac app with a simple but smart …

A greenhouse just in time for Spring

A new addition to my workshop! We completed the greenhouse seedling boxes this weekend, just in time for Spring...<p>... but with snowflakes fluttering …

HOW TO: Make organic sculpting clay in 4 simple steps using 4 ingredients!

Most kids love any type of art activity -- especially one as tactile and open ended as working with sculpting clay. Not only is it fun to play with, …

How to Build a Fold-Down Greenhouse

Fold-Down Greenhouse<p>This simple, inexpensive greenhouse folds down to protect your plants during early frosts and cold snaps, then can be raised up …

Woodworking

How To Manage Your Workload

<i>If your New Year’s resolution involves becoming more efficient, you’re in luck. AtTask’s management expert Bryan Nielson has some tips on how to</i> …

Working from Home with Solo Remote Access Device

<b>Solo Remote Access Device</b> is a portable device offering the user access to desktop computing power when away from the studio, granting the user …

New, Free Ebook about Negotiation Strategies for Designers

Ted Leonhardt has given some great business advice on the HOW blog before, such as 10 Negotiation Strategies for Creatives and How to Negotiate Your …

DIY

By Kate Rowinski<p>Learn which dry goods, especially for baking, you can store and the best ways to store them for a prolonged shelf life.<p>Learn how to …

Reclaimed Lumber Coffee Table

Measure and Cut Wood<p>Measure and mark 42 inches on each piece of wood, and cut with a circular saw. Use a speed square to mark a straight line before …

Woodworking