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Savory Dutch Baby

Is there any time of day when a pancake isn’t welcome at the table? What about a Savory Dutch Baby that mixes up in seconds? Didn’t think so.

Philosophers at Theme Parks

Richard Long: 'I'm proud of being the first person to cross Dartmoor in a straight line'

Sixteen enormous tree stumps, their roots turned towards the sky, stand in a circle in a country park. The mist and deer gather around. This magical-looking sculpture is placed where the Norfolk hamlet of Houghton once stood, until Sir Robert Walpole, Britain’s first prime minister, moved the …

Dartmoor

Netflix’s new design series spreads the wrong idea about design

There’s drama behind every designed object.<p>Design is the animating force behind brands, buildings and interfaces, and so an engrossing series that explains to a general audience what actually goes on behind the scenes was long overdue. Many designers hoped that Netflix’s <i>Abstract: The Art of Design</i> …

Jackson Pollock

What Trump Means for the World’s Poorest People

Last November, soon after the election of Donald Trump, President Barack Obama mentioned Haiti while commenting on the humanitarian aspects of American foreign policy. “Russia is a very significant military power, but they’re not worrying right now about how to rebuild after a hurricane in Haiti,” …

President Trump Just Put America’s Workers at Risk

Every day, men and women across this country go to work with the expectation that they will come back to their homes and families at the end of the …

Stop With the Conspiracy Theories—Trump Is Bad Enough

Finding comfort in challenging times is the most human of urges, even if it means disconnecting from reality. My concern is that some of us are …

8 Tools for Visual Designers and Why You Should Be Using Them

Visual designers have a tough job. They frequently have to take written information and transform it into an aesthetically pleasing image, …

Graphic Design

50 essential books every graphic designer should read

When it comes to seeking inspiration and learning, graphic designers are spoilt for choice. There is a wealth of literature at our fingertips, all …

Graphic Design

Our Favorite Portraits of 2015

Our favorite <i>New Yorker</i> portraits of 2015 capture not only the vision of our photographers and the spirit of their subjects but also the insights and interpretations of our writers. Olaf Blecker’s portrait of Jenny Hval shows the Norwegian musician in yellow, stretched and perched like a canary, her …

Refugee crisis grows in Central America as women 'run for their lives'

Thousands of women flee their homes in parts of Central America and Mexico each year to escape armed gangs and domestic violence and seek refuge in the United States, a flow that is becoming a refugee crisis, the UN refugee agency says.<p>The number of women, some with children, fleeing rampant gang …

Immigration

Enter Black Box, A Cooperative for Visual Documentary Projects

<i>Black Box, a cooperative for visual documentary projects, was recently founded by New York City based photographers Chris Gregory, Natalie Keyssar,</i> …

4 Tips for Posing Subjects by Wedding Photographer Lexia Frank

Earlier this year, wedding photographer Lexia Frank published a series of 4 short videos that teach how to properly pose models in order to minimize …

Wedding Photography

Earl Sweatshirt's Off Top music video combines chaotic animation and found footage

<b>Music:</b> found footage and animation come together to form provocative anti-establishment imagery in Earl Sweatshirt's Off Top music video, directed by …

10 Tips for Getting Hired as a Photographer, From Industry Pros

What are photo editors really looking for from professional photographers? And how can you make connections with potential clients and land gigs? We …

Employment

Megan McIsaac on The Great Discontent (TGD)

“I think it’s easy to capture beauty because I truly find beauty in everything, all the time. But I’m more interested in the challenge of digging …

Portbox: A Photographer and Model Networking Site that Pre-Screens Users

Model Mayhem has been leading a successful existence by being one of the web’s most popular destinations for professional models and photographers to …

Photography

How Branding Can Make or Break Your Photography Business

When you think of branding, you might think of the basics: a fantastic logo, a clever tagline, a carefully chosen color palette. But in reality, …

Kalief Browder, 1993–2015

Last fall, I wrote about a young man named Kalief Browder, who spent three years on Rikers Island without being convicted of a crime. He had been arrested in the spring of 2010, at age sixteen, for a robbery he insisted he had not committed. Then he spent more than one thousand days on Rikers …

Picture story: how photographing the Omo Valley people changed their lives

The cultural heritage of Ethiopia’s Omo Valley and Kenya’s Lake Turkana basin has, until recently, been relatively untouched by globalisation. Thousands of years as a crossroads of human migration has resulted in a marked diversity. At least 10 distinct ethnic groups occupy the borders between …

Africa

Paris Review - Robert Creeley, The Art of Poetry No. 10

Interviewed by Lewis MacAdams and Linda Wagner-Martin<p>Issue 44, Fall 1968<p>Robert Creeley, ca. 1972. Photograph by Elsa Dorfman<p>This is a composite interview. It combines two separate discussions with Robert Creeley—held at different times, and conducted by two different interviewers: Linda Wagner and …

Supercharge Your Business With A Powerful 'About Me' Page

Your “About Me” page; let’s talk about it. This is perhaps one of the single most important pages on your website, and surprisingly it is also …

Storytelling

A Website Translates Words into Drum Beats

Have you ever wondered what your name, or the words “Anna Karenina,” would sound like as a sequence of beats? Finally, there’s a website to answer …