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CG Inspiration: Isometric Low Poly Illustrations to Impress You

Low poly is the term from 3D computer graphic modeling which means a polygon mesh with a quite limited number of polygons. It is used for games and …

Graphic Design

17 contemporary projects named winners of the swiss design awards 2018

<b>the wait is over, the results are in, and the swiss design awards 2018 winners have been announced</b>. with 17 laureates this year, the competition …

Awards

60 Logotypes and Marks by Bratus

60 logotypes and marks created from 2011 – 2018 by branding agency Bratus.You want to know how to present your logos and graphics the right way? The …

Graphic Design

Nigerian artist Teda's fresh, surreal digital art

Lagos-based artist Toby Emmanuel F – or Teda – caught our eye when his abstract Afro-minimalist work was featured online at African Digital Art. …

Art

Using Design Thinking to Fight Gender Bias in the Workplace

×<p><i>Design thinking’s human-centered approach can help organizations reduce implicit biases that affect the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women.</i><p>While classical music may sound the same, its “composition” is very different from what it was a few decades ago. In the 1970s, only a very small …

Human Resources

No, I Didn’t Fake This Lava Photo

Yes, it’s possible. I did indeed capture what you see above in one shot. Although some of the Internet seem to disagree, it’s true. What you see …

Landscape Photography

Works of masters up close and personal

The Umtiza Arts Festival which is in full swing at the Guild Theatre, East London Museum and the Ann Bryant Art Gallery this weekend, opened on …

Art

Logo Design Trends For 2018, Illustrated With Real-World Brand Marks

Images via Wikimedia Commons, Tapestry and Visit Belfast<br>You might have noticed that an increasing number of big brands are going for simple, …

Graphic Design

Subtly Patterned Rugs - Dering Hall

At Dering Hall you can shop for more furnishings, find top design professionals, and browse photos of exquisite interiors and architecture.<p>Sign up …

Architecture

4 on-trend illustration styles for your next project

New illustration and design trends can spread globally almost overnight. But any creative worth their salt will look to forge their own path and …

Graphic Design

Top Web Design Trends in 2017 [infographic]

What do some of the top web designers have up their sleeves for 2017? In an industry that thrives on innovation and creativity, it's no surprise that …

Defining a Style Series: What is Nordic Design? A Blend of Form and Function

We can’t say enough good things about Nordic design. Though this aesthetic has been around since the post-World War II era — and even longer in …

Trend Alert: 9 Unconventional Coffee Tables

Admired recently: makeshift coffee tables. Here are nine unconventional coffee tables that remind us: All you really need are some bricks, blocks, …

Web Design Trends From The Years Before: Where Are They Now?

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Background image via Shutterstock<p><b>Each year, new web design</b> trends emerge to make user experience more seamless. They …

Stay Away From These Annoying Design Trends in 2017

Web designs are vulnerable to the whim of trends these days, no one questions their absurdity at the height of popularity. But eventually, you get …

LA’s abandoned couches captured in oddly captivating photos

Photographer Andrew Ward is reportedly working on a book of the images<p>To many residents of Los Angeles, worn out furniture left to bake in the sun on city sidewalks is a familiar sight. To some, it’s an example neighborhood blight; to others it’s an opportunity to score a free coffee table or a …

Seven reasons parents should care about kids and online privacy

Neglecting to protect your kid’s privacy can have serious consequences<p>If you don't want to have the bejesus scared out of you, don't talk to an expert on kids' online privacy. If you knew what was really out there — online predators, identity thieves, data miners — you'd lock up the internet and …

A Library of Downloadable Architecture Drawings in DWG Format

Looking for some quick references or ways to spice up your drawings? Fire up Google Translate or brush the dust off your Italian to take advantage of …

Drawing

23 Cool Book Covers by In-House Designers

Here at HOW, we love a good book cover, and ever since we got a taste of the book-design scene at Riverhead Books, we’ve been wanting to take a look …

Mixing Different Wood Finishes in Decorating

Furniture stores and catalogs show matching wood furniture because they’re selling those sets. In a real room, a skillful mix of different wood …

2,000 Mirrors Transform This Noguchi Plaza Into A Glittering Wonderland

The Ikebana practice of Japanese floral arrangement is a serious art—one that was popularized by Buddhist tea masters in the 16th century, and is now taught in over 1,000 different schools in Japan and abroad. One such school, the international Sogetsu, is celebrating its 90th anniversary with an …

Packaging You Shouldn't Miss In May 2017

Derrick Lin Packaging of the World Chief Curator 6/01/2017 06:52:00 PM Best Rated , Cardboard , Metal , Paper , Top 10 , Wood<p>Packaging of the World …

Modernist Typography by Marcelo Siqueira

I'm a big fan of projects in which the designer explores the applicability of a concept. It might be done with photography, illustration, and much …

Not Into Open Shelving? You'll Love This New Kitchen Trend

Even as open shelving gets more and more popular, it also accrues more and more criticism from people who just don't like to see all their kitchen …

The Logo Design Trends To Note, According To Adobe Creative Cloud Team

<b>Design is dynamic</b> and constantly evolving. It incorporates new trends and styles all the time. Adobe has analyzed logo design trends that you might …

Why You Should Ignore Photography and Art Critics

Dear friend,<p>Never let anyone critique your photos— especially if they’re not a photographer.<p>1. Ignore the feedback from art critics (who don’t make …

Street Photography

Trend Alert: New Geometry, The Return of the Art Poster

Since the days of Art Nouveau Paris, the poster has been the affordable, low-commitment way to introduce art to a room: Who didn’t grow up with a …

Posters

The Unfitted Kitchen: 14 Deconstructed Spaces

Throw out all the rules; here are 14 examples of the next wave in kitchen design, which we pegged as an emerging trend a while back in our post 15 …

Kitchens

The New Blueprint: how the power of design can change our lives

The word “design” typically evokes images of hand-drawn sketches, color palettes, computer modeling or visually stunning products or space. But we want to explore the role of design beyond its conventional take. Good design can have the power to shape behavior, and even transform lives.<p>Today we …

Design