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The 10 best free graphic design courses online

Want to learn new skills, or refresh the fundamentals of your graphic design knowledge? We’ve previously brought you some great graphic design …

Graphic Design

5 Life-Changing Experiences in Vietnam

Visiting Vietnam is an unforgettable experience in and of itself. Throw in some breathtaking natural beauty, fascinating local culture, warm […]5 …

Vietnam

How Pentagram Brands Itself

The Pentagram Papers have been published since the ’70s and are the firm’s only promotional material.<p>If you’re one of the lucky few, you’ll open your mailbox about once a year to find a slim black volume with the words “Pentagram Papers” in block lettering at the top.<p>These little black books are …

Graphic Design

A Visual Guide To All Of Those Unpronounceable Ingredients In Processed Food

What do those mystery chemicals actually do? Take a tour of the most common additives to find out how food scientists modify what you eat.<p>If you’ve ever perused an ingredient list and wondered why there’s polyglycerol polyricinoleate in your candy bar or tertiary-butylhydroquinone in your cereal–or …

43 free career-advancing courses you can take (and actually finish) this summer

Yes, summer is the perfect time to relax and recharge. But, it's also the perfect time to pick up a few new skills. Put that relaxed brain (and work …

OpenCourseware

29 Awesome Books With Strong Female Protagonists

Celebrate National Women's History Month with these 29 great books.

The Life of Vivian Maier, the Nanny-Turned-Photographer Whose Incredible Story Was Nominated for an Oscar

Vivian Maier may have been virtually unknown during her lifetime, but she will go down in history as one of the most iconic photographers alongside the names of masters like Robert Frank and Henri Cartier-Bresson. The subject of an Academy Award-nominated documentary titled <i>Finding Vivian Maier</i>, …

Street Photography

Cuba , "The Special Period"-1994-98

Havana

What Photographers Look for in a Portfolio Website

I built my portfolio site with Squarespace. This is neither a sponsored post nor an endorsement. Well, it’s kind of an endorsement.<p>We talk about …

National Geographic Travel

How Much Resolution Do You Really Need?

Each year camera manufacturers are pushing the limits of sensor technology and the latest trend has been to increase sensor resolution to numbers …

Cameras

How to Shoot a Wedding Ceremony

A Beginner's Guide to White Balance

Getting your first serious camera is an exciting moment. So much to learn, so many buttons and dials to understand, complex menu systems to decipher, …

Stitching image panoramas in Photoshop CC

Stitching image panoramas in Photoshop CC – Guest […]

Photoshop

A Japanese image

The woman and the bridge

New Webinar: Growing Your Online Presence: Develop A Killer Online Social Media Strategy

Aimlessly posting to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram is not the right way to promote your photography business. Today, allotting time to your online …

Serene Landscape Photos of the English Countryside

Both genteel and rustic, nothing can quite compare with the English countryside with its rolling hills, woodlands, dales and charming winding country …

Reinold Lim – Brand Identity Design by Oddds

The Arcane – Brand Design.<p>The Singapore based creative studio Oddds was asked to develop this minimalist and modern brand identity for Reinold Lim. …

Robert De Niro: What I've Learned

As he approaches his seventies, the icon reflects on his Godfather days, his relationship to Marlon Brando, and why he'll never really retire<p><i>Published in the January 2011 "Meaning of Life" issue. Click here for more.</i><p><b>Those who say</b> don't know. Those who know don't say. That holds up over time.<p><b>So …

Marlon Brando

Free Design Resources: Templates and UI Kits

Time for more great freebies for you! This time I've made a brief selection of some top-notch website templates that look simply amazing, and I've …

Should Northwestern Demolish This Architectural Icon?

In his brutalist masterpiece, Bertrand Goldberg reimagined the future of how women would give birth. He was wrong, but should his building go?<p>I always saw it as a stubborn concrete spaceship that had landed amid a bunch of squares, and I never met a Chicagoan who liked it. In a city renowned for …

Health Care

Daily Inspiration #1585

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 …

Digital Art

Articles about 7 small homes japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his …

São Paulo

Articles about building blocks on Dwell.com - Dwell

Mushrooms aren't just for eating anymore.<p>A new spin on rammed-earth construction aims to bring the method to the masses.<p>While some of Joe Columbo’s designs have proven the test of time (Alitalia still uses his plastic flatware), others were simply...<p>Nearly 40 years after their first collaboration, …

Architecture

Articles about 8 modern desert homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The desert, a wilderness of rock and hardscrabble, has had a profound impact on human culture, design and our collective...<p>Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for demolition, …

Prefab Homes

How to Keep Your Pinterest Boards Fresh, Fun and Relevant

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The following excerpt is from Karen Tiber Leland’s book Ultimate Guide to Pinterest for Business. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>Pinterest boards aren't static entities, so once they're set up, you can always go back and …

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