Marcus Lim

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Watch This Artist Create Beautiful Calligraphy Using Different Pens And Techniques

Designer, calligrapher and stationery enthusiast King Blotto III creates short videos of beautiful calligraphy that are an absolute delight to watch. …

This Ad Explains Why Everyone in China Might Eventually Grow Very Long Nose Hair

Sometimes, the problem is right under your nose.<p>That's certainly the case in this wacky, well-done anti-pollution PSA from WildAid China and McCann …

Advertising Industry

History Lovers Reconstruct a Roman Empire Display Entirely Out of LEGOs

A group of British LEGO fans known as Brick to the Past have reconstructed history using the iconic toy blocks. They recently finished Hadrian's famous wall at Rome's northern frontier, creating a sprawling scene that's incredibly well informed–several members of the team researched it by …

Discover the best 7-modern-placemats-and-floor-coverings-chilewich on Dwell - Dwell

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Ladybird books introduce Peter and Jane to hipsters and hangovers

The children’s publisher has embraced the trend for spoofing its classic guides by launching a humorous series for adults dealing with modern problems<p>Once famous for its earnest, wholesome books that introduced British children to topics such as space travel, nuclear power and the gunpowder plot, …

Books

Size Records Branding by Rebels Studios

The Size Records brand identity design by Stockholm, Sweden based Rebels Studios.<p>Rebels Studios is a Stockholm, Sweden based full-service creative …

Graphic Design

Articles about brooklyn home keeps its historic bones while getting much needed interior update on Dwell.com - Dwell

A creative couple flips the script on their family home, a former workman’s cottage on the northern edge of Brooklyn.<p>A relaxed interior and radical roof make a home more sociable and energy-efficient.<p>More than ever, this renovated Eichler in Palo Alto, California, brings the outside in.<p>A home …

Upgrade Your Burger With Secret Sauce

Make a great burger even better with this topping<p>Every once in a while I’ll crave a Big Mac. It’s not the overcooked beef patties, the floppy buns, or the strands of warm lettuce that induce this urge. It’s the Big Mac’s special sauce. That creamy, tangy, pumped-up tarter sauce is so good it …

4 Ways To Design Better Login Screens

Nothing’s more frustrating than a badly designed login screen. Here are some lessons from a login screen done right.<p>The login form doesn’t immediately come to mind as something that needs better design standards. Once you think about it, though, it’s obvious: How many times has a login screen …

Mount Pleasant House by Roundabout Studio

Mount Pleasant is a minimalist house located in Toronto, Canada, designed by Roundabout Studio. For more than half a century, the site was occupied …

Architecture

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The Daily Type on Instagram

If you are a type lover The Daily Type is one of the coolest instagram accounts to follow. They post a cool new piece everyday from the best type …

Typography

Inside The Design Of Norway’s Beautiful New Banknotes

Shackled with countless constraints, Snøhetta’s design for Norway’s new banknotes turns cash into an abstraction of ocean winds.<p>There are few acts of graphic design more daunting than that of creating a new face for an entire country’s currency. Even in a world full of digital payment methods, cash …

London's Burgershack

Since meeting London-based Burgerac several years ago, CH has kept a close eye on this burger fanatic's creative interests. From reviewing almost every hamburger he came across and putting it online and in an app, to creating his own Burgermat Show (a one-night-only art exhibition and pop-up …

A Garage Behind a Cafe Becomes a Design Studio

After three years in practice, Jen Clark Design moved into a double garage space situated behind a cafe in the urban area of Melbourne’s North …

Design

The Ridewell Typeface by Kostas Bartsokas

Ridewell, a wood type inspired font by Kostas Bartsokas.<p>Kostas Bartsokas, a UK based type designer has created the <b>Ridewell</b> typeface in 2014. It’s a …

London's Tincan Restaurant

by Adam Coghlan<p>One of the more intriguing culinary experiments we've seen in some time comes from an unlikely source: award-winning architecture and design practice AL_A. With Tincan—a new six-month-long temporary restaurant and shop in London’s Soho area—the establishment aims to source and …

BA's Best Banana Bread

Makes one 8½x4½" loaf<p>Here at BA everybody has their favorite banana bread recipe. We made every one—14 to be exact—until we came up with a collective favorite. Dark brown sugar is key and a dollop of mascarpone makes for superior tenderness. Walnuts optional but encouraged. This is part of BA's …

Chicago in the Fog by Michael Salisbury | Colossal

<p>Local photographer Michael Salisbury snapped some excellent photos of the fog swallowing Chicago this summer. You can see more over on his Flickr …

grain editMade You Look

Made You Look is a documentary about the UK DIY graphic arts scene of the 21st century. Via candid interviews with top British creatives, publishers …

IKEA spoofs Apple with launch of "Bookbook" – its new print catalogue

<b>News:</b> the catalogue for IKEA's 2015 collection is presented as if it were the latest tech offering from Apple in this short movie revealed on one of …

‘Horrorstör’ Is A Ghost Story Designed Like An Ikea Catalog

The novel takes place in a haunted Swedish superstore.<p>The prospect of spending a Saturday at Ikea is so innately disquieting, it’s amazing it hasn’t become the setting for a horror story before now. <i>Horrorstör</i> is a new horror novel by Grady Helix that doesn’t just use the big box Swedish furniture …

Furniture

The Desktop Wallpaper Project featuring Adrián Zorzano - The Fox Is Black

A few months back I came across Adrián Zorzano and his work and was immediately impressed. An indomitable designer, the range of work he creates …

A Slim, Environmentally Responsible, Reusable Water Bottle

Do you ever wonder why almost all disposable and reusable water bottles are round? I’ve always disliked that because they’re big and bulky and take …

Under $100: 10 Easy Upgrades from August 2014

Style<p>9 Photos<p>Toggle Scroll<p>August 19, 2014<p>Ten staples to take you through to fall for less than a hundred bucks<p>1/9<p><b>Adidas Stan Smith Sneakers</b><p>The sneaker that's seen everywhere, goes with everything, and never gets old. It's time to invest.<p><i>$75</i>, available at adidas.com<p>Photo: Courtesy of Brand

Milton Glaser Brands Global Warming With A Sickly, Gloom-Filled Mark - The Fox Is Black

Temperatures are rising, ice shelves are melting, and the realization that global warming is a real thing is finally starting to sink in for more and …

Artist Stocks the Shelves of a London Corner Store with 4,000 Hand-Stitched Felt Products | Colossal

<p>British artist Lucy Sparrow has converted an entire abandoned corner shop in Bethnal Green, east London, into a temporary art exhibition titled <i>The</i> …

Ample Soft Font Family from Soneri Type

The Ample Soft typeface, a rounded display font family from Soneri Type<p><b>Ample Soft</b> is the rounded companion to the Ample typeface. It was designed by …

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