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48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Ten great ghost towns in the West

Austria's Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

A Maldives Beach Awash in Bioluminescent Phytoplankton Looks Like an Ocean of Stars | Colossal

<p>While vacationing on the Maldives Islands, Taiwanese photographer Will Ho stumbled onto an incredible stretch of beach covered in millions of …

Jamie Keenan creates a masterful cover for ‘The Metamorphosis’ - The Fox Is Black

When I saw this cover for <i>The Metamorphosis</i>, I gasped. Designed by Jamie Keenan for WW Norton, he took a 16th century Italian typeface and subtly …

Lettering & Design by Future Marquetry

Future Marquetry is a design brand based in Paris. They explore lettering & design, combining the best of past, present and future. As they say: "We …

Lettering & Type with Bryan Todd

Bryan Todd is an amazing illustrator and lettering artist out of Louisville, Kentucky. His work vary from digital, painting, wood and everything in …

The Smallest Printing Company: Miniature Printing Presses For a Mobile Printing Studio | Colossal

<p>Forget the latest desktop printer from HP or Epson, what you need is a new miniature printing press designed by the traveling open source design …

Absurd Creature of the Week: Elusive Goblin Shark Has World’s Most Terrifying Jaws

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 10.18.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>In the movie <i>Labyrinth</i>, David Bowie stars as …

Top 10 Hotels & Resorts in the U.S. (Photos)

Domestic Chic<p>The world’s best hotels and resorts aren’t necessarily overseas. In this list, readers pick the most impressive properties right here at …

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

Paradise<p>There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to …

This Ancient Japanese City Can Only Be Appreciated Through Cat Pictures

Three years ago, wooden toy wholesaler Yutaka Katayama picked up a camera and started taking pictures of ordinary life in Kyōto, Japan. Since then photography has become an obsession.<p>"It's my life's work," he wrote over email.<p>Katayama has taken thousands of pictures of the legendary ancient city …

Amazing Hand Lettering Demos by Master Pinstriper Glen Weisgerber

Master pinstriper Glen Weisgerber demonstrates his astonishing hand lettering skills in this series of demo videos by Airbrush Action Magazine. …

July 2013

American Samoa: an unsung South Pacific paradise

American Samoa, the only inhabited US territory south of the equator, is given the occasional nod for its love of American football and McDonald's, but few people realize that these lush tropical islands hold geometrically cut mountains and blue waters that rival the beauty of Tahiti and Hawaii. …

A Kangaroo And Wombat Form An Absolutely Adorable Friendship

Some of the best friendships are the product of the most unlikely pairings. Case in point? The union of Peggy the wombat and Anzac the kangaroo. …

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Michael Harvey obituary

The art and craft of lettering flourishes in Britain today thanks to a lineage of pioneers in which Michael Harvey, who has died aged 81, was an important link between a generation of Eric Gill's pupils and one with a more experimental attitude. His own work combined freedom and discipline, and his …

Typefight, a brawl on the baseline - The Fox Is Black

Ascenders up. Slab. Dip. Slap. Uppercase uppercut.<p>Occasionally a project comes along that I find is worthy of the adjective genius. I tend to use a …

Anthony Burrill’s “I Like It. What Is It?” Is A Book You’ll Tear Through (and Apart) - The Fox Is Black

Graphic artist, print-maker, and designer, Anthony Burrill, is famous for his persuasive form of communication. His most renowned works (plus a …

ALS Schlange Sans – Rounded Type Family by Art. Lebedev Studio

ALS Schlange Sans – Soft Type Family.<p>The <b>ALS Schlange Sans</b> font family was designed in 2013 by Olga Umpeleva (Type Publisher: Art. Lebedev Studio). …

Typography Mania #210

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design works on the web, from type videos to …