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Why The Golden Ratio Is Better Than The Rule Of Thirds

A long time ago I was a young art student, being told about the “Rule Of Thirds.” I was told it’s one of the most important fundamentals of art and …

Where in the World to Eat

Two hundred and seven of the greatest restaurants around the globe, according to those who eat, cook, and travel for a living.<p>There’s no shortage of food-focused Instagram feeds that will direct you to the tastiest avocado toast in cities like Paris, London, New York, L.A.—hell, even Charleston. …

Los Angeles

The Best Documentaries On Netflix Streaming Right Now

<b>Last Updated: August 6th</b><p>Streaming video is the best thing that’s ever happened to documentaries. People who would never have paid for a ticket to a theatrical nonfiction film are now, thanks to Netflix’s robust selection, scarfing down the stuff by the barrel. But where to start among the masses? …

Making a Murderer

Meet and eat: characters made from fruit and veg – in pictures

Photographer Emily Dryden and sculptor/actor Zahydé Pietri combine theatricality and organic produce to compose the photographs for their series <i>Fresh Faces</i>. The portraits are made from a wide range of fruit and vegetables and aim to highlight humanity’s diversity – Pietri is from Puerto Rico and …

Puerto Rico

Why are writers so obsessed with scary emotionless futures?

Cold-dystopia futures have gone through several eras, and several specific inspirations. <i>Equals</i> closely resembles its progenitors, but it comes from a different impulse than they did, and a different mindset. The earliest writers musing over banned emotions were reactionaries who were afraid people …

This Designer Invented The Ultimate Font Finder

Spector is a pocket-sized gadget that takes the detective work out of identifying fonts and colors.<p>There are certain celebrity fonts that get so much play, they’re instantly recognizable. (Looking at you, Helvetica, Comic Sans, and Times New Roman.) But it can be frustrating to sleuth the true …

New Fin Cameras Will Capture the Secrets of Great White Shark Migration

Every year, legions of great white sharks leave their coastal habitats for what researchers call the Shark Café, a remote region of the Pacific Ocean …

To Master Branding, “Build Patterns Not Stamps”

<i>Co.Design has partnered with the Brooklyn design studio Hyperakt to bring you Lunch Talks, a video series of conversations with smart, creative people.—Eds</i><p>Since 2008, diary-loving Jonny Naismith has been design director of Moving Brands‘ New York office, helping countless clients create or …

How Breakfast Became a Thing

Do you think breakfast is the most important meal of the day? Then you fell for an ad campaign designed in 1944 to sell more cereal.

A Response to “The 50 Best Foreign Language Movies Of the 21st Century So Far”

As it says in the Good e-Book, “There is no end to the making of lists, and too much Googling will wear you out.” Yet one list, published on Wednesday, got me going at once, and the results are below. The list in question is “The 50 Best Foreign Language Movies Of the 21st Century So Far.” I found …

Filmmaking

The 10 Best Kubrickian Films Not By Stanley Kubrick

From early work with Paths of Glory to Lolita, to his coffee-black comedy Doctor Strangelove, the droog dystopia A Clockwork Orange, and later with …

Google’s computers are creating songs. Making music may never be the same.

By Matt McFarland<p>Google has launched a project to use artificial intelligence to create compelling art and music, offering a reminder of how technology is rapidly changing what it means to be a musician, and what makes us distinctly human.<p>Google’s Project Magenta, announced Wednesday, aims to push …

Artificial Intelligence

Syrian Teen's 9-Minute Doc Hits Cannes, Sundance, L.A. Film Fest

Khaldiya Jibawi dreams of being a documentary filmmaker.<p>And she's off to a great start.<p>The 18-year-old Syrian refugee made her first film in a refugee camp in Jordan, and it's been shown at Sundance, SXSW and the Cannes Film Festival, to name a few. This weekend, her documentary shows at the Los …

5 of Your Brain's Most Fascinating Games—Decoded

If you’ve always enjoyed brain teasers, and which psychology fan hasn’t, you probably caught at least an episode or two of National Geographic’s …

Psychology

Meet Agnes Lloyd-Platt, the Winning Photographer of W's The Shot

Agnes Lloyd-Platt spent the first 18 years or so of her life wanting to be an astronaut. Eventually, though, the now 26-year-old reconsidered, and it's a good thing she did: After months of voting from both <i>W</i> readers and a panel of judges including photographers Inez & Vinoodh, Hugo Boss creative …

Social Media

Stop overthinking UX and try the coffee shop test

If you work in product development you hear a lot about user interface (UI) and user experience (UX). When people don’t really know what they are talking about, they use these terms interchangeably, along with buzz phrases like “human-centric design,” “process guided customer control groups,” and …

See Your Favorite Movies Broken Down Into Just Their Color Palettes

Films typically have a cohesive “look”—their scenes all fit together within the same aesthetic guidelines. While there’s a wealth of detail that goes …

4 Design Challenges Uber Had to Overcome to Take Its App Global

Design director Ethan Eismann discusses how the ride-hailing app's design team has handled the challenges of taking Uber global.<p>Uber has become a massive global brand: It now operates with more than one million drivers in 400 cities across 70 countries. Being in so many places raises some …

Your UX Survival Kit for 2016

2015 was an amazing year for this blog – we got to swap ideas with some of the foremost thinkers in the design industry and shared a ton of the …

Artificial Intelligence

The 10 greatest UX breakthroughs of the 21st Century (so far)

The 21st century has certainly made its mark on the world in just a short amount of time. Technological advances in the last 15 years have grown our …

Social Media

On MULHOLLAND DRIVE and David Lynch’s Power to Manipulate

David Lynch is one of the greatest American filmmakers of all time, in his own way of the same stature as iconic directors like Alfred Hitchcock, …

Why design trumps advertising

A few years ago, I ran into an old friend whose advertising career had taken off. I complimented his campaigns. He complimented my firm’s design …

Why we have blood types and why they matter

If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types - a biological mark of distinction.<p>It didn't take long for me to recognize just how silly that feeling was and tamp it down. But I didn't learn much more about what it really meant to have type A+ blood.<p>By …

Medical Research

Modern Vintage Illustrations by Mads Berg

Danish illustrator Mads Berg is one of those artists who’s style is instantly recognizable. Mads specializes in poster art, magazine illustrations & …

Graphic Design

This artist condenses whole movies into single photographs – and the results are amazing

Jason Shulman turns classic films into works of art<p>Movies are art in their own right. But this artist has turned famous flicks into the kind you can …

Amazing

The Majestic Power Of Ocean Waves By Luke Shadbolt (10 Pics)

Australian photographer Luke Shadbolt has captured the ominous power of waves in his latest series, “Maelstrom.” Partially inspired by the volatile …

7 Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

<b></b>7 Health Benefits of Dark ChocolateDark chocolate. We'll take it however we can get it—kisses, squares, bars...straight from a dessert fountain. …

Dessert

6 Easy Steps To Better Icon Design

17 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Graphics

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A Brief History of Logo Jacking: From Protest to High Fashion

Fashion may have started out as the business of creating clothes, but we’ve long passed the point where a brand’s product grew beyond creating a …