Mike Rabat

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Design Workbook Prepares You For Interviews With Notes From Apple, Google, IDEO

Image provided by Solving Product Design Exercises<p><b>Being a designer,</b> of course, isn’t a theoretical process. It takes thorough real-world practice and …

The Journey to becoming a Successful Photographer/Filmmaker

Becoming a photographer, or filmmaker, or successful artist of any kind takes time. There are no shortcuts. These are just some thoughts around how …

The 27 Best Free Fonts You Can Download

Finding stylish fonts for your design projects can be a major time sink -- especially when you have to wade through seemingly endless pages of …

Typography

UI Design - Trello Atlassian Redesign Concept

Trello Atlassian is a UI Design concept project for the redesign of the popular service Trello. It was originally shared by the Netguru Team and it's …

6 Key Ways Design Thinkers Approach Problems

How design thinkers think.<p>Design thinking is a popular strategy for solving thorny problems, both inside and outside the business world. Countless articles detail how to do it. This is not one of those posts. This is a look at how veterans of the process <i>think</i>: what goes on in their minds when they …

The Creative Manifesto: 10 Thoughts that Changed Me as a Photographer

It’s like I hit a wall. Not hit, actually… fell through. And everything on the other side was magic. This past year has been the most creatively …

15 Free E-Books That Will Help You Be a Better Entrepreneur

No matter how long you have been in business there is always more to learn.<p>Whether you have only recently started entertaining the thought of striking out on your own or you've been an entrepreneur for a while, we can all agree on one thing, there is always more to learn. The other thing we can all …

'DEPART' Is the New Photographer's Travel and Adventure Guide

Guaranteed to trigger wanderlust.<p><i>DEPART</i> is a new tome by coffee table book publishers MENDO that documents the idea of the “new photographer.” In</i> …

Photography

Midcentury-inspired Hollywood home opens up to the outdoors

Indoor-outdoor living at its Southern California finest<p>This gorgeous, minimalist 1,200-square-foot one-bedroom by Struere Architecture was inspired by and built on the site of an existing midcentury house by Milton Caughey, creating a fresh take on the indoor-outdoor living philosophy of that …

10 Midcentury-Modern Dining Rooms Photos

Although midcentury-modern decor first gained popularity in the 1940s, the style's organic materials, simple Bauhaus-inspired lines, and graphic patterns are just as appealing today. Take one look at Pinterest and you'll be overwhelmed by all of the <i>Mad Men</i>–esque interiors at your fingertips. The <i>AD</i> …

Fujifilm’s X-T2 will lure more DSLR shooters to mirrorless

At the heart of the Fujifilm X-T2 is a 24.3-megapixel APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm) X-Trans CMOS III sensor. This is the same as that used in the X-Pro2, …

Loyal Stricklin Leather Rucksack

Love leather? You´ll love this Loyal Stricklin Leather Rucksack. An American made and designed item, from the talented guys at Stricklin, an Alabama …

Outdoors Gear

Inside Ikea’s Innovation Lab For The Future Of Better Living

The open-source lab in Copenhagen will help Ikea come up with the catalog of 2026, not 2016.<p>Ikea usually keeps a close lid on what it is working on next. But with Space10, an innovation lab recently opened in Copenhagen’s hip meatpacking district, Ikea is looking to change all that. The Swedish …

Honda Xr650 | By Daniel Peter

The "Cabin Fever” is based on a Honda XR650 which you can hardly see after the work done by Daniel Peter, a professional photographer and fervent …

20 Indoor Plants for the Small-Space Gardener

All of these beauties are easy to keep alive.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with tons of square footage, that doesn't mean you can't flex your green thumb. All of these plants take up minimal space, require little sun (a <i>must</i> when you only have a few windows to work with), and are basically made for …

Plants

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Review: Yongnuo’s 35mm f/2 Lens for Canon EF Packs a Punch for the Price

When it comes to the world of Nikon and Canon, there seems to be an endless selection of lenses. Recently, the Chinese company Yongnuo has announced …

A Casual Home to Match its Casual Residents

Christopher Megowan Design designed the Casual House in a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to reflect the casual and easy going nature of …

The Evolution Of Steve Jobs

If Apple’s rise depended on the standard Steve Jobs clichés, what are we to make of its dominance now? Time to revisit—and correct—the myth.<p>Wunderkind. Jerk. Innovator. Tyrant. (All of the above.) Even now, almost four years after his death, it’s hard to read a story about Steve Jobs that doesn’t …

When will Walter Isaacson release his Steve Jobs tapes?

So preorders for a new book about Steve Jobs went live yesterday, and there's quite a bit of buzz in the tech press, particularly the Mac parts of the web. <i>Becoming Steve Jobs</i> was first announced by John Gruber, and he says it's "going to be an essential reference for decades to come."<p>Well, hell. I …

Steve Jobs would have turned 60 today. Here are 15 of his most inspiring quotes

To commemorate, we've put together a collection of some of his most thought-provoking or inspiring words.<p>(<i>Dylan Love and Karyne Levy contributed to a previous version of this article.</i>)

Motivation

Architizer

eCommerce Home page

Hello dribbbler!! Check it out, here i do some experiment with eCommerce site and various color, You can leave your feedback here!!

Updated Reservation Interaction

Early look at part of a WIP interaction showing a loading message transitioning into a updated reservation preview. Made with QC + Origami. BTW we …

Eagles View Suite | Iso Syote Hotel Finland

Would you love to wake up with the ice cold view of a northern European National Park? The Iso Syote Hotel in Finland proposes just that. A hotel …

MF Architecture Builds A House Around A Tree

Matt Fajkus Architecture, or MF Architecture, designed this modern house in Austin, Texas that’s built around an oak tree. Dubbed the Tree House, …

The Withings Activité Pop is a cheaper brand of beautiful fitness-tracking wristwatch

The looks are different, but the Activité's functionality all carries over to the Pop. It's designed to tell the time, of course, with a simple face and two dials to help you keep track of everything. While you wear it, it's invisibly tracking your sleep, your steps, and your swimming. It syncs to …

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Apartment Living For The Ultimate Man Child

Just because men grow up it doesn’t mean we can’t take some of our childhood memories with us. Adding sentimental value to a home is exactly what the …