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Five Ways to Create Brochure designs that communicates your Brand effectively! by Pixels Logo Design

With the changing trends and increased digitalization, lots of new business marketing channels have been introduced but that definitely does not mean …

6 must-have items for web designers

Looking for a spot of web design inspiration? We round up 6 of the best and most interesting web design-related goodies from the last month.<p>01. …

Is this the end of backfocus problems? Nikon's new Auto AF Fine Tune calibration explained

With reports coming through that the D500 has now started shipping in the USA, those who have received them have been keen to start showing them …

5 Secrets Every Photographer Should Learn

<i>Pedro Quintela is a history teacher, talented photographer, and one of the most motivational people on 500px. His latest piece of advice is for</i> …

How Building a Personal Brand Converts

Personal branding is a hot topic in today’s marketing landscape, but few business owners truly understand what it means or how it can promote better …

The Death Of The Logo As We Know It

A company logo was once a static mark that bore the standard for the design and branding across all levels of service and product, that rarely, if …

6 Tricks to Design the Perfect Logo

Your logo is one of the most important pieces of your brand. It can bring to mind not only your company name, but also your entire brand personality with just one small picture. Your logo fits where words cannot, so creating one that is recognizable is key for flexible advertising.<p>To create a logo …

The Small Business Guide to Creating a Perfect Logo

Your logo is not just a picture; it's your brand's identity. Used in virtually all marketing materials, from your website and business cards to advertisements and social media, it plays a prominent role not only in people remembering your brand, but how they perceive the value of it.<p>If you want to …

Malaysia just published a new theory about how the missing Flight MH370 fell into the ocean

Satellite expert Zaaim Redha Abdul Rahman, who helped the UK satellite firm Inmarsat analyze data shortly after the plane went missing in March last year, said the plane probably made a soft landing on the water, floated for a while on the surface, and then sank mostly in one piece.<p>This is …

A new firmware worm can infect Macs without a data connection

Apple computers have always been touted as more secure than other PCs because their firmware couldn’t be penetrated. Unfortunately, that’s no longer true, as a newly created self-replicating worm has shown.<p>Wired reports that security researchers Xeno Kovah and Trammell Hudson demonstrated a …

Strong Winds Carve Otherworldly Towers from Frozen Sand on the Shore of Lake Michigan | Colossal

<p>While exploring the shores around St. Joseph, Michigan last week, photographer Joshua Nowicki stumbled onto a bizarre phenomenon: dozens of small …

For Musician Jack White, Any Old Guacamole Just Won't Do

Jack White, formerly of the White Stripes, must really hate bananas. Because according to his concert rider, which was recently made public, he doesn't want to lay eyes on one at his concerts.<p>A "rider" is the set of unusual contractual demands that some pop stars make of their hosts when they're on …

This bouncy ball drone wants to search and rescue without cutting off anyone's face by accident

Rotors and a roll cage are a potent combination<p>We've seen some incredible progress recently when it comes to the sense and avoid technology that lets drones navigate around obstacles. But we're still waiting for these systems to be robust enough to actually deploy to the public. In the meantime, a …

Artist Recreates Famous Paintings Using Pantone Color Swatches as Pixels

<i>Girl with a Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer</i><p>British artist Nick Smith uses Pantone color swatches to create wonderful pixelated recreations of …

Low expectations as Moscow hosts Syria talks

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Members of the Syrian opposition meeting in Moscow on Monday said they aimed to work out common demands to present to the Damascus government when its representatives join them later this week in an attempt to revive peace efforts.<p>Smoke rises after what activists said was an …

The Sunny 16 Rule - how to take photos without the use of a light-meter

<i>On a sunny day, from spring to autumn, from mid morning to mid afternoon, the correct exposure for any subject is f/16; the according shutter speed</i> …

Trabajar en soledad. Decálogo para que no decaigan los ánimos

<b>Trabajar en solitario tiene sus ventajas e inconvenientes, como casi todo. Lo de trabajar en soledad a veces es por decisión propia, otras por</b> …

Illustrator Christoph Niemann’s Quirky Visual Experiments Shared on Instagram Every Sunday | Colossal

<p>New York-based artist and illustrator Christoph Niemann sees the world a little differently. You might recognize his covers for the The New Yorker, …

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 …

Draw Better Portraits With a Free Class From Craftsy (Sponsored) - The Fox Is Black

Do you want to draw accurate, lifelike portraits? Join the free online video class, <i>Draw Better Portraits: Capturing Likeness</i>, and start sketching the …

The World’s Largest Starbucks Is The Willy Wonka Factory Of Coffee

Starbucks has opened a new flagship cafe where the company also roasts its global supply of small batch coffees.<p>I’m standing in a 15,000-square-foot factory that could only be the work of Starbucks. Hulking industrial equipment stands alongside custom walnut furniture that’s finished so delicately …

Artist Transforms Children's Drawings into Adorable Plush Toys

Vancouver-based artist Wendy Tsao turns children's drawings into adorable, handcrafted plush dolls. The toys, which she calls “softies,” are one-of-a-kind reflections of the kids' creativity and imagination. Anything that they can dream up–from rainbow cats to cute bat-pig hybrids to three-headed …

20 best Android apps and games this week

It’s time for our latest roundup of the latest, greatest Android apps and games, this time from the last two weeks’ worth of releases on the Google Play store.<p>As ever, the prices provided in brackets are for the initial download only: when an app uses in-app purchases, this will be listed as (Free …

Live Ants Create "Sculpture" Tunnels in New Plexiglass Art

In this “live” new piece of art by artist Brad Troemel, worker ants take center stage as they're seen creating tunnels through multi-colored gel. The gel provides the ants with all of the necessary nutrients, so it's up to the ants to complete their daily tasks. This includes biting into the gel, …

5 consejos para montar tu primer estudio de diseño

<b>Abrir las puertas de un nuevo estudio de diseño suele ser una opción que tenemos en mente y nos seduce en algún momento de nuestro recorrido</b> …

The Stunning Paper Sculptures Of George Nelson’s Right-Hand Man

By day, Irving Harper created iconic Herman Miller designs, like the Marshmallow Sofa. By night, he worked alone.<p>For nearly four decades, Irving Harper, once the right-hand man to Herman Miller design director George Nelson, would come home from his desk job and devote his evenings to making …

Aplicaciones FTP que deberías tener para gestionar tus webs o archivos

Las aplicaciones FTP (File Transfer Protocol) son pequeños programas que permiten la transmisión de archivos desde nuestro ordenador a un servidor o …

DIY: How to Turn Your Canon T2i Into a Full-Fledged Infrared Camera

“Until the 20th century, ‘reality’ was everything humans could touch, smell, see and hear. Since the initial publication of the chartered …