Miles Stevens

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Gmund Swatchbooks Design by Tolleson

A cohesive and visually pleasing swatchbook system designed by agency Tolleson for Gmund papers.In today’s paper industry, a swatchbook is definitely …

Life in airplane mode

When your smartphone stops being a phone and starts being real<p>I don't have much money lately. Or, rather, I’m <i>bad</i> with money lately. I end up with enough to pay a few bills and buy food, but for a few months now I've failed to pay my phone bill. So I have a phone, but I don't have a phone number or …

50 essential books every graphic designer should read

When it comes to seeking inspiration and learning, graphic designers are spoilt for choice. There is a wealth of literature at our fingertips, all …

Graphic Design

Backpack through Europe without breaking the bank | Adventure Sports Network

For many a young American, a backpacking trip throughout Europe is both an iconic dream and a rite of passage. Who hasn’t heard a story from a …

April's 10 best new web design tools

Every month we select the 10 most useful new tools to help web designers (and sometimes developers, too) improve the way they work. They include …

Review of the Year 2015: We present the Top 25 Graphic Design posts

This year has seen some massive rebrands – Google, Channel 4 and the <i>New York Times</i> to name but a few of the successes featured on this list. Some of …

'Hey Siri,' show me Apple's new 'Ridiculously Powerful' ads for iPhone 6s

In time for the holidays, Apple has just debuted a couple of video ads for the iPhone 6s.<p>Ridiculously Powerful<p>One of the ads, titled “Ridiculously …

Forget Wi-Fi: You may soon access the internet via ordinary light bulbs

Light-speed internet may be upon us. A technology called “Li-Fi” uses light waves from ordinary LED light bulbs to deliver internet connectivity that that is cheaper, more secure and 100 times faster that broadband internet.<p>Velmini—a tech company in Tallinn, Estonia—is the first to test visible …

Wi-Fi

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NASA's new spaceship looks sleeker than a sports car

SpaceX already has a contract with NASA to deliver supplies to the ISS, but now it has finally convinced the space agency that its Dragon spaceship can safely transport humans.<p>Take a look inside the sleek new space capsule that future astronauts will travel in.

A fisherman who dropped out of high school when he was 14 is using '3D Ocean Farms' to produce 60 tons of a 'superfood' every year

Bren Smith.Patrick Mustain via Vimeo<p>Bren Smith has set up what he calls “3D ocean farms,” which “utilize the entire ocean column” to grow “restorative species,” including scallops, clams, oysters and kelp.<p>Smith says this makes the oceans cleaner, healthier and more habitable, while providing jobs …

Farming

A Virtual Art Community Is Thriving on Google Docs

Anyone can (and should!) add, edit and delete art on artist Matthew Britton's Google Docs-based online community, 'Art Squad.'<p><i>[Update: Since the publication of this article, Art Squad was removed from Google Docs for allegedly violating its Terms of Service. Says creator Matthew Britton, "[Art</i> …

Welcome to the Future. Here’s Your (Real) Jetpack.

Even if all the hoverboards, self-driving cars, and hand-held communication gizmos haven’t convinced you, there’s no more denying that we live in a …

GOP Debate Recap: ‘Spotlight turns to Rubio’

<i>The third Republican presidential debate Wednesday, hosted by CNBC, was filled with sharp attacks, honed rhetoric and lighthearted moments. We spoke with CNN Politics Executive Editor Mark Preston after the debate to break down where the race stands and what to expect next on the road to the White</i> …

Republican Debate Recap: Candidates Play It Safe

<i>Tuesday’s Republican presidential debate largely cemented the candidates’ positions in the race, teeing up a continued battle for the GOP nomination. CNN Politics Executive Editor Mark Preston lets us in on who had the best night (Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Chris Christie) and who had the worst night</i> …

Top Photoshop Plugins for UI Designers

Adobe Photoshop is still the premiere editing suite for most graphic designers. It's been around for over 20 years and has a massive library of …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Illustrator Tutorials: 22 New Tutorials to Improve your Drawing Illustration

Learn how to create realistic illustrations, mascot, drawing and vector graphics. With the help of <b>new Adobe Illustrator Tutorials</b> you can easily …

Want a Better Pitch? Watch This.

by Andy Raskin<p>Three weeks ago, the CMO of a San Francisco startup backed by A-list investors emailed me about her new sales deck.<p>“It lacks oomph,” …

Darth Vader

How I Learned to Get a Lot Done Without Being Busy

I’ve got a confession: I’m not busy.<p>Yes, I have three kids, I’m running a business, I create and post a new podcast episode at least once a week, I …

Productivity

Why You Should Be A Morning Person

What is one thing most successful people have in common? They get up extra early and make the most of the morning. Here’s why:<p>Waking up early gives …

Time Management

Website, Profiled

Why are the most important people in media reading The Awl?<p><b>In February,</b> at the Code/Media* conference in Dana Point, California, some of the most powerful people in media found themselves discussing an unsettling story published two weeks prior.<p>The piece predicted that the future of the internet …

Photos of an Unusual Pet Family Are a Hit Online

An unusual family of animals is winning hearts on Instagram. The account @bob_goldenretriever has attracted over 77,000 followers so far by regularly …

Pets

This Is What Happens When You Live-Tweet a Miserable First Date

Dating is awkward, but nothing is more anxiety-inducing than a first date. The most you can realistically hope for is a pleasant experience with …

Awesome Images Of Pop Culture Icons Created Using Stock Photos

Photoshopped art pieces generally fall into two different categories- addition and subtraction. Either something is added to the original image or …

21 Things 'Back To The Future 2' Got Wrong About 2015

Director Robert Zemeckis' 1989 film sends Marty McFly and Doc Brown to the year 2015.<p>Did the film get it right? Not exactly.<p>While it predicted Skype calls and virtual-reality headsets, the film got plenty wrong — including hoverboards though we're getting close).<p>However, Zemeckis mentions in a …