Nicholas Gu

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What to do in Helsinki, Finland in 3 Days

Helsinki, the vibrant capital of Finland, is known for its modern design heritage, art-nouveau buildings, hip and trendy neighborhoods and eclectic …

interesting fun facts finland | Interesting and fun facts about Finland

<b>Whenever I visit a country</b> for the first time, I observe things inquisitively and try to look for something which was not known to me. Finland was …

Everyone thinks they’re a designer…

Sometimes, people like to contribute to the design process, often without an invitation to do so:<p>Boss wants me to use his favorite shade of …

BAUX is Back with Large Acoustic Panels

Remember when Form Us With Love co-founded BAUX with entrepreneurs Johan Ronnestam and Fredrik Franzon and launched a collection of geometric, …

Famous Logos Reinterpreted As Chinese Restaurant Signs

Maybe it’s time to start designing our logos with the other half of the planet in mind?<p>When a logo is well designed, it works like a lightning bolt to the central cortex, sparking a sensation of instant familiarity. But does that lightning bolt still strike when you see a logo in an entirely …

Nick Barclay's Abstract Movie Posters

Sydney-based art director Nick Barclay branches outside his traditional covers and spreads for international magazines and political campaigns for something a little more playful. In his latest endeavor, the designer has re-imagined classic film posters, applying an interesting circular twist on …

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Surface Design Inspiration

Last year I started to study a new area of graphic design that is extremely fascinating in which I wasn't very aware of, surface design. Paying more …

Why Apple Selling Fewer iPads Is Actually A Huge Achievement

Why do we critique Apple for building a product with longevity?<p>iPad sales are down, technically. Apple still sold 20 million of them last quarter, but Wall Street says a company like Apple is never supposed to sell less of anything. And so when Apple sells 4% fewer iPads in 2014 (and 18% fewer in …

Finally! A Video Game About Building Ikea Furniture!

Because why pay Ikea to torture yourself when you can simulate the experience for free?<p>Is building Ikea furniture your idea of a good time? Well, hold onto your Napoleon hat, because there’s now a game for Mac and Windows that will allow you and up to three other players to simulate the maddening …