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10 Free Video Series for Learning to Design in Photoshop

If you’re new to the design world then Photoshop may feel intimidating. But it’s the most useful design software you can learn for handling all types …

Web Design

Here’s What Edgar Allan Poe Wrote About the Birth of Photography in 1840

Did you know that when the daguerreotype was announced back in 1839, one of the people who wrote about the new groundbreaking technology was the …

Surreal Interpretations of Womanhood Photographed by Marjorie Salvaterra

Drawing inspiration from her own life, photographer Marjorie Salvaterra has created a series of black and white tableaus of women that look a lot …

The Color Connection – As Done by Dynamichrome

Before the invention of photography, historical events were depicted in elaborate paintings. Then in the early 19th century, photography came along. …

George Eastman House Releases Insightful Series on Photographic Processes

For many of us who have been photographers for a decade plus, we learned about the history of photography either through tattered books from the …

Digital Photography

Sebastião Salgado – Inspiration from Masters of Photography

Sebastião Salgado is a Documentary Photographer and Photo Journalist from Brazil. He was born on 08th February, 1944 in Aimores, Brazil. When we …

CS1 by Astfrei

Design studio Astfrei has released their first concept CS1, a coffee table and side table made from Californian walnut, concrete and copper.<p>From the …

Striking Handmade Cypress Tables Crafted with Glow-in-the-Dark Resin

Mike Warren's handmade tables light up the night with decayed cypress boards, brilliant glow-in-the-dark resin and a simple, clever design. Warren, an editor of DIY forum Instructables, recently released step-by-step instructions and a video about his process, which includes hollowing out damaged …

Furniture

Man Crafts: zoetrope from coffee can

A zoetrope is a classic toy which, when spun, delivers the illusion of animation. The construction is simple and the results are always fun to …

Companion Stools by Phillip Grass

Danish design brand Phillip Grass have launched their debut collection, the “Companion” series.<p>From the designer<p>“Companion”, designed by Phillip …

Le Bon Marché Christmas shoot by Bohman+Sjöstrand

Written 3 years ago <i>by</i> Cyril Foiret<p><b>Le Bon Marché</b> called upon Swedish duo photographer <b>Bohman+Sjöstrand</b> and French creative agency <b>Petronio Associate</b> to …

A Wall-Mounted Bar Cabinet Inspired by a Spinning Coin

With curved, segmented panels of wood veneer, the Dime cabinet references the look of a spinning coin. Designed by Splinter Works, the domed, …

Robert C. Jackson’s Still Lifes Reveal Epic Battles Among Inanimate Objects

The dramas and battles we imagined our toys engaging in as kids come to life in Robert C. Jackson’s oil paintings. His work is populated by balloon …

OS & OOS upholsters Keystone chair in Raf Simons' Kvadrat textiles

Eindhoven studio OS & OOS have unveiled a version of their Keystone chair upholstered in textiles from the Raf Simons collection for Danish company …

The Round Expanding Table to End All Round Expanding Tables: The Fletcher Capstan Design

As cool as its design is, the central drawback to the Jupe table is that the leaves must be stored separately. In this video of a Jupe reproduction, …

Furniture

Daniel Gordon's Colorful And Complex Paper Art Is No Ordinary Origami

The visual world of Daniel Gordon is complex, colorful, wondrous, and invigorating. He creates rich modern interpretations of still life and portrait …

Think Wood Can’t Be Sewn? Think Again!

Berlin-based product designers Anastasiya Koshcheeva and Oya-Meryem Yanik teamed up on a project that is a study in materials. Chester is a new, …

Furniture

Pencil Bench by Boex

I know it’s Back to School time, so I thought I’d embrace that theme by sharing this Pencil Bench created by Boex. The bench is made of 1,600 …

Design

A Crazy (and Dangerous) Photo Shoot with Models in a Bull Ring

Here’s a behind-the-scenes video in which photographer Nigel Barker talks about one of the craziest photo shoots he has been a part of: capturing …

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How to Use LAB Color in Photoshop to Add Punch to Your Images

Have you ever wished you could stretch out the color palette of your picture? Or that you could separate colors that looked too flat or close …

Tutorials

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

How to make anything

Power Tools

Fast Company posts tagged 30 second mba | Fast Company

Fast CompanyCindy Chen: How do you leverage social networking?<p>Fast CompanyJohn Smedley: How do you create a real-world community from one that starts online?<p>Fast CompanyJoe Jimenez: Can openness to change be developed?<p>Fast CompanyCraig Perrin: How do you inspire your staff?<p>Fast CompanyJohn Smedley: …

Networking

Composition Tips Archives - Digital Photography School

So you want to make a splash in photography, well photographing with water is a great place to start. This...<p>“There is only you and your camera. The …

The death of photography: are camera phones destroying an artform?

From presidential selfies to never-ending Instagram feeds, the world is now drowning in images. Celebrated photographers debate the impact of this mass democratisation on their craft<p>"It's really weird," says Antonio Olmos. "Photography has never been so popular, but it's getting destroyed. There …

Your Favorite Candy Bars Now Have Unprintably Dirty Names

Our post-Halloween hangover hasn’t even gone away yet, and we already have a new reason to be mad at candy. It has nothing to do with the calorically cataclysmic treats themselves, however; instead, it’s some rogue wrappers that have begun cursing out their intended recipients. And you thought <i>you</i> …

Are These 3-D Printed Shoes Artistic Or Misogynistic?

Artist Sebastian Errazuriz designs a collection of shoes after his ex-lovers. Be glad you never dated this guy.<p>In collaboration with the shoe brand Melissa, New York-based designer Sebastian Errazuriz is getting a lot of attention for “12 Shoes for 12 Lovers:” a series of 12, 3-D printed shoe …

Art

Artist Converts Tiny Studio Into A Surreal Dreamscape

Within the confines of her tiny studio in Seoul, Korean artist JeeYoung Lee creates a world of her own, transforming apartment into an intricate dreamscape plucked from traditional Korean fables and her own imagination. Unwilling to use Photoshop to digitally alter the images of her 3-by-6-meter …

Art

Jazz Guitar Scales - Where The Heck Do I Start

Jazz Guitar Scales - Where The Heck Do I Start?<p>Are you learning jazz but don’t know what jazz guitar scales you need to master first? Are you …