Rachel Atkins

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Automatically Remove People From Your Images in Photoshop

It is nearly impossible to take a photo in some locations without people or cars disrupting the image. Of course you can edit out these objects, but …

Tutorials

4 Steps To Manifesting Abundance When You're Always Worried About Not Having Enough

Why do we work so hard every day? To live an abundant, happy life in which all our financial needs are met. But when working harder and longer hours …

Meditation

Every Day as you Wake, Say these Words from the Dalai Lama.

For 10 days during an Introduction to Buddhism course, we recited the words of the Dalai Lama.<p>There were 100 students, and each morning, before our …

Meditation

What your organization's font choices say about your brand

We know color influences a customer's decision to buy, but it turns out typography does, too.<p>Yes, the fonts you use on your website and in your logo …

Typography

15 Minutes to Better Posture

The Routine<p>The five easy exercises that follow—from Calgary, Alberta, yoga instructor Susi Hately (functionalsynergy.com)—can release tension, build …

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Regional Design Awards Winners 2017: Midwest

<i>The Regional Design Awards is America’s preeminent design competition. View the winners of the 2017 RDA from the Midwest below.</i><p>Midwest Regional …

5 typography trends for 2018

Typography trends – like graphic design trends, or colour trends – rarely appear out of nowhere. Instead, they evolve and grow as they move from the …

Logo Designs by Marka Network

Creative logo designs from 2016 – 2017 by Marka Network.Based in Istanbul, Turkey, Marka Network is a branding and graphic design agency specializing …

Zoe Juices

Creative Agency: Beetroot Design<br>Project Type: Produced, Commercial Work<br>Packaging Content: Pomegranate juice<br>Location: Thessaloniki, Greece<br>Pomegranate …

Weekly Inspiration for Designers #135 – Muzli -Design Inspiration

Let There Be Neon: A look inside the NYC shop that’s been making the best neon signs since 1972

Neon as a design element in New York nightlife is nothing new. It was a focal element of Studio 54’s opening as a nightclub in 1977, when vibrant …

Making Sense of Bitcoin and Its Wild Price Ride: QuickTake Q&A

The initial price of bitcoin, set in 2010, was less than 1 cent. Now it’s crossed $19,000. Once seen as the province of nerds, libertarians and drug …

How to Create an Awesome Logo for Your Business: 6 Tips from A Graphic Design Expert

If you’ve got a startup or a small business you must know that of how graphic design plays a role in building your company. You need a good logo to …

Great Questions Lead to Great Design: A Guide to the Design Thinking Process

Great designers help teams and stakeholders make better decisions by using questions to identify opportunities, reveal underlying needs, and …

10 huge graphic design trends to know for 2018

What were the biggest graphic design trends of 2017, and what graphic design trends will be big in 2018? As 2018 takes off, we asked leading …

Learn Desktop Publishing Skills in Less Than a Month

Master desktop publishing skills for print and webpage design<p>Learn desktop publishing for print and the web one article at a time with this desktop …

Typography

13 Successful Logo Designers And Their Awesome Tutorials

Hi guys, how are you? We all know how hard it is to create awesome, effective logos that align with the company’s mission and voice. After many hours …

Why Are Critics Calling the $450 Million Painting Fake?

Even before Leonardo da Vinci’s <i>Salvator Mundi</i> went to auction Wednesday night at Christie’s in New York, naysayers from around the art world were …

Design thinking, explained

Solve any business problem with this approach.<p>By Rebecca Linke | September 14, 2017<p>Graphic design by Mimi Phan<p>Why It Matters<p>Coming up with an idea is …

Design

25 Minutes of Daily Yoga Helps You Achieve Your Goals, According to Science

Wellness cops a lot of flack, but yoga and meditation are two practices that hold up under scientific scrutiny. A multitude of studies have proven …

Yoga

14 podcasts for anyone who wants advice on being more productive, creative, or successful

If you own or aspire to own a business, here's my new list of recommended podcasts for founders and entrepreneurs looking for wisdom on anything from internet marketing, productivity and motivation to virtual assistants, startup growth, and scaling.

Billionaire Richard Branson weighs in on free cash handouts—there's a ‘real danger’ tech will replace jobs

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson is the latest in a string of iconic businessmen to talk about cash handouts, or universal basic income, as a …

Illustrator Captures The Happiness Of Living Alone

I've lived with a roommate or significant other my entire adult life so I don't know what it's like to live alone, but according to these …

10 Simple Daily Practices That Will Make You Happier

Happy people don't live drastically different lives. They just appreciate all there is to be happy about.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s a given that the average person wants to be happy. Where it can get complicated, though, is how to make that happen. After all, …

Become a Millionaire With These 7 Habits

These seven habits will help you earn a lot of money and achieve financial independence.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Brian Tracy’s book</i> Million Dollar Habits<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound<p>You must …

These Gorgeous Designer Gowns Are Made By Blind Dressmakers

When fashion designer Tish Cox decided to grow her business, she found a factory where blind sewers create garments with impeccable craftsmanship.<p>Elaina Tillinghast, a 54-year-old seamstress, spends her days in a Dallas clothing factory sewing blouses and gowns for Tish Cox, an up-and-coming …

I tried “ganja yoga”—and left my mat with a totally different type of high

The very first cat-cow I did under the influence of cannabis felt uniquely deep, smooth, and satisfying. “Why don’t I <i>always</i> smoke weed before yoga?” …

Backyard tiny homes to house homeless families in Portland

Participating homeowners would get a free tiny house for their backyards...after housing a homeless family for five years<p>Portland, Oregon, is considering a novel solution to creating more homes for the homeless and housing-insecure: backyard tiny houses. Like many U.S. areas rethinking their …

Housing

This Will Be Your Next Tattoo: Arabic Words Illustrated As Their Meanings

Alexandria-based graphic designer Mahmoud Tammam has taken 40 Arabic words and transformed them to match their meanings. The beautifully minimalistic project uses the arches, dots, and curves of the Arabic script to form foxes, whales, coffee pots, and more.<p>Follow Tammam’s work on Instagram or …