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How To Create a Web Design Style Guide

You're reading How To Create a Web Design Style Guide, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

Web Design

10 Tips On Mastering the Art of Creating Killer Gig Posters

<i>Editor’s Note: This post was originally written in April 2013 by 2014 HOW Poster Design Awards judge John Foster. Read more about Foster here.</i><p>My …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

Pantone Pairings

Mar 30th, 2013<p>Illustrator and art director, David Schwen, has brought the way we conceptualize food to a whole new level. He has cleverly taken …

Behance

‘Subtext’, Blank New York City Subway Advertising Walls That Resemble Abstract Art

When advertisements in the New York City subway system are taken down, the walls behind are revealed, usually for just a few days until a new ad is …

Art
Photography

Funny Catastrophe Illustrations Camouflaged as Dainty Plates

Take a closer look and you'll find that the ornate decor found on these porcelain dishes tells a bit of a surprising story. Graphic designer and founder of Calamityware Don Moyer has replaced the typical landscapes and peaceful nature scenes of traditional willow-pattern dinner plates with …

Drawing

Incredible Book Features Pages That Purify Drinking Water

<i>The Drinkable Book</i> is not only meant to be read, but also used for water purification. New York-based typographer Brian Gartside teamed up with scientists and engineers from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Virginia to design this incredible book for the non-profit organization …

E.coli

Traditional Porcelain Figurines Covered in Colorful Tattoos

These delicate and dainty porcelain female figurines, entitled <i>The Painted Ladies</i>, have a bit of a modern twist to them. Created by Scotland-based artist Jessica Harrison, each meticulously sculpted form has soft features, pastel gowns, and the glossy skin of a traditional, handcrafted collectible. …

Art

Diggie Vitt's Surreal 365 Project Comes to a Spectacular End

In the seven months that have passed since we last checked in on talented, young photographer Diggie Vitt, a lot has changed: he embarked on a long road trip across the United States in order to fuel inspiration for his photography; he moved from Jacksonville, Florida to Los Angeles; and he finally …

Photography

Quiet Moments Along the Streets of NYC's Chinatown

New York-based photographer Franck Bohbot has a knack for transforming a normally bustling location into a quiet and contemplative scene. In all of his work, he eliminates people from his compositions and concentrates on the structures and architecture throughout a place. This approach results in …

New York City

Photorealistic Pastel Drawings of the Maldives

Artist Zaria Forman, who we first got to know for her spectacular series on Greenland, continues to bring awareness to important environmental issues through her pastel drawings. Forman spent September 2013 in the beautiful Maldives, the lowest and flattest country in the world. She found …

Drawing

Unusual Pairings Beautifully Blend into Dreamlike Portraits

Spanish-based artist Antonio Mora, also known as mylovt, uses the web to craft his surreal works. He looks through online databases and finds images that he later combines into unconventional portraits. We see unusual pairings where the lower half of human faces are fused with waterfalls, …

Framing
Cape Town

Insightful Life Lessons from the Best Commencement Speeches

Since the colonial era, young graduates have had to sit through one last lecture–the commencement address–before leaving school and officially joining the “real world.” With the rise of technology and social media, the modern era has become what NPR calls the “golden age of the commencement speech …

Inspiration

Tago Arc Smart Bracelet Blends E-Ink And NFC

From gizmos to trinkets: the era of smart jewelry is upon us, with makers and businesses of all stripes and sizes busy mixing electronics and sensors with ‘fashion-friendly’ designs intended to be displayed proudly on the person.<p>Sure your Fitbit wristlet is technically a wearable but it’s not going …

eReaders

Scanadu: The medical Tricorder from Star Trek is here

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 2013, an Illinois man convinced several investors to fund a revolutionary medical device, to the tune of over $25 million.<p>He called it the "McCoy Home Health Tablet", and promised it would instantly deliver patient data to doctors.<p>In other words, he was pitching the legendary Tricorder …

Star Trek