Michael Bourne

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Light & Delightful Illustrations

The very light drawing style of Ekaterina Koroleva seduces as well Elle Germany, Bild Magazine or the Lufthansa company. The German illustrator …

Lufthansa

Finished binging Netflix's Stranger Things? Pick up these 12 books next

Netflix’s <i>Stranger Things</i> has captivated audiences with its sense of nostalgia, drawing from the works of Steven Spielberg, John Carpenter, and Stephen King. With the first season out and finished, we’ve been itching for our next hit of horror fiction that we can obsess over.<p>Books were a major …

How to Bake the Chocolate Chip Cookie of Your Dreams

If you’ve ever scanned the offerings on a packed school bake-sale table you’ll know one thing: Not all chocolate chip cookies are created …

Logo Modernism – Graphic Design Book by Jens Müller

Jens Müller’s book Logo Modernism examines the influence of modernism on graphic design.<p>The influence of modernism in the fields of visual art, …

Graphic Design

Apple is opening a school for 600 programmers on the coast of Italy

And for 600 aspiring programmers, the idyllic package will become reality, thanks to the new "iOS Development Center" that Apple is opening up in Naples, Italy.<p>Apple announced the center in January, after it reached a tax deal with the Italian government.<p>On Friday, Apple and University of Napoli …

Italy

27 of the Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

Best Cocktail Bars in the U.S.

Here, beautiful destination cocktail bars from the country's best mixologists.

15 plants that will purify the air in your home

1/<p>1. Boston Fern (Nephrolepis Exaltata)<p>Boston ferns rank as one of the best plant air purifiers and they also release an abundant amount of moisture …

Plants

90 Instagram accounts to follow for daily graphic design inspiration

When it comes to getting a daily dose of inspiration for your graphic design projects, nothing beats the visual delights of Instagram. From global …

Graphic Design

9 TEDx presentations that completely changed my life

I'm a big fan of TED. I've walked away with a better understanding of the human psyche, a better business acumen, and some truly astounding takeaways about the future of science and technology.<p>But just as impressive are the independently organized TEDx presentations, which, while following TED's …

Thought Leadership

This animated short turns a bar brawl into a beautiful celebration of art history

The Annecy International Animated Film Festival, going on right now, is an annual event that showcases some of the best animated movies of the year. Now, as a lover of animation, this is the sort of thing I eat up. Dozens of animated shorts and features are shown off, each using any number of …

Art

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

Streaming

10 Super-Helpful Charts Every Baker Needs to Pin

Never mess up another lattice pie crust ever again.<p>When it comes to baking, it pays to be precise. So the next time you fire up your oven, make sure to have these incredibly helpful charts on hand.

How to Make a Patriotic 4th of July Poke Cake

Can you believe the 4th of July is almost here? If you’re going to an epic Independence Day party, you’re gonna want to make sure you bring an epic all-American dessert with you. Our suggestion? Celebrate with our Raspberry Poke Cake! Read on for the recipe.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>— 2 boxes white cake mix<p>— 2 …

How to Become Instagram Famous Doing Things Your Own Way

@asenseofhuber proves a little maverick mentality goes a long way.<p>When it comes to breaking away from the Instagram crowd, in an endless sea of sunsets and striking landscapes, true individualists know it helps to put your own spin on it. And no one knows how to shrug off convention and still rack …

Myrtle Beach

20 Rum Drinks That Will Make You Feel Like You're on a Tropical Vacation Even When You're Not

Office dwellers deserve cocktails too🍹<p>When you need a happy hour escape this National Rum Day, look ahead to these delicious rum cocktails (paired with island fruits and herbs) that will whisk you away to the tropics.<p><i>Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa</i>

Gorgonzola and Walnut Ravioli in Creamy Cheese and Spinach Sauce

How central is food in your life? I don't mean food as pure sustenance – I mean food as an indulgence, as a creative outlet and a way to bring family …

Recipes

Skiing in Canada | Best Ski Resorts in Canada | Ski Canada

There are so many wonderful places to ski in Canada, you’ll have trouble choosing. We’ve put together a guide to skiing in Canada with an overview of …

The Big Picture: Life, Meaning, and the Universe (Illustrated)

You’re having coffee with a friend. She tells you, “This morning, I saw a man ride a bicycle past my house.” No big problem with that statement, right? Okay, how about this. You’re having coffee with a friend and she tells you, “This morning I saw a man ride a horse past my house.” Not that …

This Is the ‘Game of Thrones’ Game You Need to Be Playing Right Now

Forget the Telltale adventure on your PC and the board game, and head straight to <i>A Game of Thrones: The Card Game</i>.<p>It may have escaped your attention. (Okay, it probably hasn't.) But <i>Game of Thrones</i> is back on our TV screens for another season of intrigue, nudity and gratuitous violence.<p>In …

This Raindrop Cake is Almost Too Beautiful To Eat

We love to come across a dessert so beautiful that we hesitate to even take a bite. Popular in Japan but never seen before in the United States, the …

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

Dan Gilbert

Easter Eggs Are Design Canvases for These Zoetrope Animations

Let’s focus on what Easter’s really about: eggs.<p>All holidays are increasingly disappointing as you get older, but few have as precipitous a fall-off in excitement as Easter. It goes from a festive day of games, chocolates, and bunnies, to a holiday about the zombie-ish resurrection of a murder …

What Is the I Ching?

The I Ching has served for thousands of years as a philosophical taxonomy of the universe, a guide to an ethical life, a manual for rulers, and an …

Taoism

47 Amazingly Talented Artists and Designers to Follow on Instagram

There you are, hunched over your laptop trying with all your might to write a catchy headline or design an engaging graphic…and you’re feeling …

Adobe Creative Cloud Illustrations

Illustrations by Chen Design for a series of Adobe Creative Cloud learning tutorials.<p>For about 25 years, Chen Design Associates is a creative studio …

Graphic Design

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The 7-Minute Guide to Flat Design 2.0

Flat design is more than a passing trend. The aesthetic will continue to evolve and is sticking around thanks to its roots in design theory …

UI Design