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Designing Your Career | Stanford Online

Description<p>This online course uses a design thinking approach to help people of any age and academic background develop a constructive and effective …

Dice Placement is a Thing, and Here are Five Games that Do it Right

In the past several years, a new mechanism has really come into its own: dice placement. In the standard worker placement game, you take one of your …

15 Free Fonts from Behance

One of the best things about being a designer/artist/maker/etc. is sharing your work with the people around you. And the people the next state over. …

Top 15 Poster Designs in History

Throughout history, there have been countless amazing poster designs, whether they be political posters, movie posters, or event posters. I’m going …

Jan Gehl: “Architects Know Very Little About People”

Danish urban planner and committed pedometer user Jan Gehl is an expert in creating “cities for people.” Following a recent talk he gave on …

Unkind Architecture: Designing Against the Homeless

I encourage everyone to go read this very smart and very sad essay from Alex Andreuo at the <i>Guardian</i>. It’s a condemnation of <i>defensive architecture</i>, a …

Rem Koolhaas: “There’s Been Very Little Rethinking Of What Cities Can Be”

The Pritzker Prize-winning architect dishes on cities, what architecture and film have in common, and the idiocy of design competitions.<p><b>Gary Hustwit: Why is the design of so many cities so bad?</b> <b><br>Rem Koolhaas:</b> Very few cities these days are really designed, and that may be partly the problem, the …

Post-Processing Trends in Wedding Photography

Wedding photography, much like the entire business of weddings, is highly influenced by the ebb and flow of trends. They come, they go, and they’re …

Jeffrey Milstein - Cruise Ships | LensCulture

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Table for one: a Tumblr blog that documents people eating alone in public

In the Tumblr blog, ‘Table For One’, California native Jerry Hsu documents people who are caught eating alone in public. The unknowing subjects are …

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47 Alternatives to Wikipedia

<i>Image: Wikipedia</i><p>Many internet users turn to Wikipedia as a quick reference when they're looking for an overview of information or a starting point to …

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Gravity can't be trusted! There's a floating building in London

If you found yourself in London's Covent Garden recently, you may have noticed a rather strange sight: there was a building levitating away from its …

DIY Halloween Paper Masks by Steve Wintercroft

As much as we love Halloween (and the parties that come along with the holiday), we hate the thought of spending an arm and a leg for a costume. If …

20 Best WordPress Themes For Architects in 2014

If you are looking to freshen up the website for your architectural firm or interior design company the following themes are well worth thinking …

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Brick Wallpaper

You can take the kid out of the streets, but you can’t take the streets out of the kid. If you’ve left the city for the ‘burbs but still wanna retain …

These beautiful scenic art pieces are actually painted with credit cards

Artist Sandy Byers from Washington owns a vast collection of credit cards, but they are not used for charging up purchases. Instead, she uses them as …

5 Informative and Well-designed Infographics for Web Designers

The popularity of infographics with attractive graphic rises to top because of its easy visual presentation.<p>Today we picked 5 selected infographics …

The Prettiest Potty Ever!

The “Seaside Periscope” just goes to show that even a restroom, yes… a restroom, can be an architectural masterpiece! Set in Gydnia, overlooking the …

Phone Lines of Stockholm in the Late Nineteenth Century

A limitation of the first phone lines in the late 1800s was that there had to be a line for each phone, which was connected to an exchange. Each call …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

The Living Cube by Till Könneker saves space in micro apartments

This space-efficient box by Swiss designer Till Könneker creates a separate sleeping area and compact storage solutions for studio apartments (+ …

How To Keep Our Buildings From Making Us Fat

Central stairs, slow elevators, smaller waistline.<p>It’s tough to find time in a busy schedule for a full workout, but there’s a pretty easy opportunity for exercise that many of us pass up every day. That would be the decision to take stairs instead of an elevator. The flights would add up if we let …

Beach Library

Surf. Sand. Library.<p>Now those are three words that usually don't go together, but there's no reason they shouldn't. Herman Kompernas built a library …

Gravity Sketch Tablet Lets You Draw In Mid-Air

It lets you draw in 2-D and manipulate your design in 3-D.<p>We’re stuck in an awkward spot. We can manufacture nearly any 3-D product we’d like. But these objects are trapped behind the 2-D computer screen we design them in.<p>One solution is to 3-D print a plastic mock up. A more efficient solution is …

“Not Available on the App Store” Stickers Remind Us There Isn’t an App for Everything | Colossal

<p>Three Hyper Island students (Caio Andrade, Rafael Ochoa, and Linn Livijn Wexell) dreamed up the idea of making “Not Available on the App Store” …

Playing with type and images in Photoshop

Following our new series of positive thinking wallpapers today we will show you how to create a simple and soothing image using Photoshop. The author …