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23 Pictures That Show How Concrete Floors Have been Used Throughout Homes

Polished concrete floors are a great way to create an industrial feel in your home. Concrete floors can be found in nearly every room of the house. …

A Clever Design Solution For A Bed In A Small Apartment

Design firm Geometrium have created a concept design for a small apartment that didn’t have a separate bedroom.<p>To overcome the issue of not having a …

This minimalist home of double height ceilings and large windows is filled with natural light

Pitsou Kedem Architects have designed a home in Savyon, Israel, that’s minimalist and transparent in its form and materials.<p>To enter the home, you …

The under-the-radar shoe brands you need to know about

If ever there was a time to invest in new shoes it's autumn. Although we're currently hanging on to the last semblance of summer (who can blame us), September heralds the time for some much needed 'back to school' purchases.<p>To help you spend wisely, we've scouted out some under-the-radar shoe …

7 Fashion Apps + Websites That Are *Actually* Worth the Hype

If there’s one thing a self-proclaimed fashion girl doesn’t have enough of (besides an endless supply of Louboutins), it’s time. Time to coordinate the perfect outfit in the morning, snag a pair of the most coveted chunky-heeled shoes of the season and track down Gigi Hadid’s latest workout threads …

Top 10 Sites for Designers: September 2016 Edition

Every month, HOW art director Adam Ladd curates a list of inspiring websites of particular interest to designers and creatives. This month’s …

Top 10

Graphic Designers: Cheat Sheets That Simplify Design Elements, Print Terms, More

Image via Canva<p><b>Graphic designers</b> who are just starting out may sometimes feel overwhelmed by the myriad jargons used in the field.<p><b>Adding on to</b> these …

Figma now integrates with Framer for real-time prototyping

Web-based design tool Figma is announcing an integration with Framer that will help design professionals import existing designs right into a prototyping environment.<p>Rather than import layers, Figma’s integration with Framer lets you upload entire asset catalogs. It’s also a fast way to go from …

A Dummies Guide To Responsive Web Design

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>Google has officially recommended Responsive Web Design as their preferred method for building mobile …

Ecommerce Website Design: 4 Features to Improve Conversion Rate

Across the board, companies within various industries tend to measure their success online based on their conversion rate. Whatever the objective of a website is, from completing a purchase, requesting a quote, or making an appointment, these actions and conversions are what all marketing …

Designing an Online Store? 7 Useful WordPress Themes to Consider

Designing an online store presents a different type of challenge, particularly if you are fond of thinking outside of the box while creating new and …

Web Design

Using design theory to create beautiful, high-converting landing pages

Conversion-optimized design results in happier users and more profitable businesses.The post Using design theory to create beautiful, high-converting …

Profit

Looking For a Freelancer? Here are 10 of the Best Websites to Find What You Need

Hiring a freelancer is a great way to get great work done in an affordable way.<p>As a business owner I often outsource jobs from editing to design. Hiring a freelancer is a great way to get great work done in an affordable way. I've used and know people who have used lots of these sites so here are …

8 Simple Décor Updates That Can Transform Any Room

Are you ready for a room refresh but have more dash than cash? You're not alone. Our wallets are often less enthusiastic about our aesthetic needs …

What the Top 25 Brands on Instagram are Posting [With Free Templates]

<i>Years ago, social media seers prophesized that Instagram will go on to become the world’s most powerful selling tool.</i>As of this writing it has over …

Infographics

This evil site will automatically spoil 'Game of Thrones' for your friends every week for just $0.99

For just $0.99 per friend, Spoiled.io promises to automatically and anonymously send a text that ruins the newest episodes of the hit HBO fantasy series.<p>The texts will last through the end of the current "Game of Thrones" season — that's June 26th, as there's only one more episode.<p>After this season …

Game of Thrones

Enable Google Prompt for faster two-step verification log-ins

With more and more security breaches and leaked usernames and passwords for major online services like Twitter, PlayStation Network and LinkedIn, two-step verification (2SV) is a must. Choosing a stronger password certainly helps, and not using the same password twice is even better. But two-step …

Dyson Pure Cool Link Review: Air Purifier Meets Fan

Dyson Pure Cool Link Review: Air Purifier Meets Fan Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteHow about a fan that uses a combination of …

Air Purifiers

Clothing Startup Wants to Create Smarter Workwear For Women

After spending nearly a decade working in finance and technology, Sali Christeson was frustrated by the lack of quality clothing options for working …

Lithium launches Klout-powered Reach to put the social back in social media marketing

When Lithium Technologies — providers of social customer service platforms to the likes of Skype, Sony, and Telus — acquired Klout in 2014, it laid out plans to incorporate the influence measurement platform’s algorithms in what it called “new Lithium.”<p>Its initial offerings under that banner were …

Social Media

Relay is a beautiful app for creating and sharing custom maps

Today’s mapping applications are focused on helping you navigate from one spot to the next, or discovering the businesses around you. But they tend to be utilitarian in nature, and not what anyone would describe as “fun” to use. A new mapping application called Relay changes that. This simple, …

New E-Commerce Strategies: Your complete guide to the new world of e-commerce

BI Intelligence<p><i>The BI Intelligence Content Marketing Team covers news & research we think you would find valuable.</i><p>The holiday season is the best indicator of consumer shopping trends, habits, and desires, and the latest holiday period in 2015 showed more than ever that the consumer is in a position …

eCommerce

Uber has become the symbol of everything right and wrong with Silicon Valley today

Uber is valued at $60 billion. It's privately held. Nobody outside its execs and a few investors really know what its books look like.<p>If Uber someday turns into a highly successful company with a massive market cap — say, equivalent to Facebook, which is now worth over $300 billion — then this …

Venture Capital

7 tiny daily habits that can lead to huge results

Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket."<p>Working on your novel goes in the "writing" or "creativity" bucket. Going to the gym goes in the "health" bucket. And so you have these five or six or 10 primary buckets …

Personal Hygiene

You won’t recognize the new world of digital payments without this report

The modern smartphone is a remarkable device. A single device that fits in your pocket can do all the tasks that once required cameras, camcorders, GPS devices, watches, alarm clocks, calculators, and even TVs.<p>But the next change might be the most radical of all—it could eliminate the need to carry …

FinTech

Five must-know retail trends in mobile and social marketing

Growth in smartphone and social media usage is setting the basis for all types of retail marketing trends. In a new report from BI Intelligence, we'll look at individual trends within mobile and social media.<p><i>Some of the trends analyzed in the report, include:</i><p>US consumers are spending the majority …

eCommerce

7 steps to take when you don't know what you want to do with your life

If this question strikes terror into your heart and you're unable to render an answer, you're not alone. Even some of the most successful people figured out what they wanted to do later in life.<p>Luckily for you — and anyone else who hasn't quite figured it all out yet — there are a few steps you can …

The 10 Best Foods for Flat Abs

The sad truth: You can crunch yourself into a coma and still have ab flab. If you really want a sleek, sexy midriff, you've got to tweak your diet. …

Nutrition

A Computer Paints A Rembrandt, And It Looks Just Like The Real Thing

Algorithms are the ghosts of artists’ past.<p>Last year, an unsigned 19th-century painting went to auction in New Jersey. It was cracked, chipped, and assumed to be the work of a student doing his best to emulate Dutch Golden Age painting. Bidding started at $250 and was expected to peak at $800 tops. …

Leaked documents show the dark corners where the mega-rich hide their billions

It’s an open secret that the mega-rich and powerful people in the world go to great lengths to keep their financial situations hidden from world governments (and tax collectors), but a collection of 11.5 million documents called “The Panama Papers” shows just how tangled the web gets.<p>Organized into …