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TASCHEN celebrates homoerotica and illustration king George Quaintance

Before there was Tom of Finland, the Finnish artist whose steamy work moved from his private sketchbooks to national postage stamps, there was George …

These intimate portraits of same-sex couples were taken nearly 30 years before gay marriage was legalized across the US

But in the late 1980s, it was a different story. The gay community was not widely accepted, and couples had to keep their relationships mostly secret.<p>It was during this period that photographer Sage Sohier set out across America with her Fuji camera to capture gay couples in their homes.<p>"Viewers …

Street Photography

State of the Industry 2015: Download the full report

C&IT's full State of the Industry report 2015, providing in-depth analysis on key trends and challenges in the UK events industry, as well as the Top …

Trends

Virtual Tickets Can Make Your Association Money. No, Really.

Many associations assume virtual conference tickets are a loss leader designed to build interest and a wider audience. But they don’t have to be.<p>How …

Proven Ways of Using Beacons to Redefine the Event Experience

<i>This is a sponsored post written by Jeff Sinclair, Co-Founder,</i> <i>Eventbase</i><i>. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts.</i><p>As the number of …

Customer Experience

6 Marketing Moves Small Businesses Can Borrow From Big Companies

<i>By Robert Sofia</i><p>Established businesses have one obvious advantage over their younger counterparts: Deep pockets.<p>Fortunately, what today’s small business lacks in budget can be made up for with strategy and a few carefully chosen tools. Here are six smart marketing ideas gleaned from my experience …

Small Business

This is What Photographers Need to Know About Basic Filter Types And Their Uses

Filters have been around since the beginning of photography. Most of them were used in film and analogue photography because different materials have …

Landscape Photography

Film Posters in France, 1930s – 1960s

Beginning in the early 20th century, major studios like Gaumont, Pathé Frères, and Paramount commissioned posters to advertise their films. They …

Typography

Beautiful Papercut Artworks of Nature by Marina Adamova

Moscow-based artist Marina Adamova just popped on our radar thanks to Ann Martin, founder of the blog All Things Paper. Though Adamova is a talented illustrator and graphic designer, it's her papercut artworks that really caught our eye. She's a self-taught paper artist who combines illustration …

Modern Art

Met Gala 2015: There is no excuse for red carpet racism

We expected cultural appropriation would be a risk at this year’s Met Gala. The very theme seemed to presuppose it: <i>China: Through the Looking Glass</i>, …

100 Incredible Resources For Tech Entrepreneurs And Startups

Note: Please support the creator of this article by viewing it on DailyTekk.com (where I originally published it)!<p>Dude. Startups are hard. But they …

The Yachtsetter – Branding by Anagrama

The Yachtsetter – branding, print and graphic design by Anagrama.<p>The creative people of studio Anagrama were approached to develop a brand identity …

Graphic Design

What I Learned Losing $1.5m of My Own Money

<i>Vitaliy Rizhkov is the founder of Finic, which helps turn your memories into art. He is running the startup with 100 percent transparency sharing every little detail such as all financials, salaries, hiring, firing, successes and failures on his blog StartupLabs. This post first appeared in Russian</i> …

Entrepreneurship

World-Famous Architects Design Stunning 3D-Printed Shoes

Though it might not seem like it, architecture and fashion can go hand in hand. United Nude envisions this with a stunning collection of shoes that are produced using 3D printing. The company teamed up with 3D Systems to create these accessories, which are designed by five of the world's greatest …

3D Printing

The Absolut Spark Bar - Absolut

Coachella

The world as a work of digital art

As curious creatures, we attempt to understand the world around us in many ways and nowadays that usually boils down to big data visualization. Whether we're creating models of large-scale systems or breaking down reality into wireframes and exposing the digital bones beneath, the data-rich …

Beyond Coding: Aesthetics & Usability in Web Design

<i>Have you created an award-worthy web design? Enter it into Print’s historical Regional Design Annual competition.</i><p>Many non-web designers mistake …

UI Design

Escape The Ugliness Of Everyday Life With Erik Parker's Beautifully Warped Work

SEEN, 2014 Acrylic on canvas 64" x 84"<p>"I guess making paintings for me is about responding to living," painter Erik Parker explained to The Huffington Post. "I couldn't see any other way of doing things. It's like a broken narrative in response to what it means to be a human being."<p>Parker's massive …

Pipilotti Rist: Worry Will Vanish and Stay Stamina Stay at Hauser & Wirth

<i>Worry Will Vanish</i> and <i>Stay Stamina Stay</i>, parallel exhibitions by Pipilotti Rist at Hauser & Wirth in London and Somerset, respectively, feature …

Zhan Wang: Morph at Long March Space

Quiet, cool, and dimly lit, Long March Gallery is an ethereal sanctuary for the five sculptures of Zhan Wang’s <i>Morph</i>. A tall, abstract sculptural form …

Classic Works of Literature Turned Into Beautiful Book Sculptures

In her series <i>Fragments of Story</i>, Tokyo-based art director Tomoko Takeda creates sculptures inspired by classic works of literature using the actual …

10 Easy Art Therapy Techniques To Help You De-Stress

Art therapy is a form of therapy that encourages creativity and self-expression as vehicles to reduce stress, improve self-esteem, increase awareness and help remedy trauma. While many other forms of therapy depend on verbal language to express feelings and overcome personal obstacles, art therapy …

Happy, beautifully designed quotes

In-your-face Poster<p>Choose a size<p>12" x 16"<p>$18.00<p>18" x 24"<p>$21.00<p>24" x 36"<p>$29.00<p>Customize background<p>Color:<p>Additional poster information<p>Thick, durable, …

Atypical – Poster Series by Pawel Nolbert

Atypical, a typographic poster series of different illustrative artworks by Pawel Nolbert.<p>Pawel Nolbert is a Warsaw, Poland based multidisciplinary …

Geometric Paper Animal Sculptures By Wolfram Kampffmeyer

Wolfram Kampffmeyer, a talented artist based in Germany, creates beautiful geometric paper animal sculptures in elegant pastel colors that look like …

Modern Art