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Twen Magazine: 1959-1970

Many designers will be familiar with <i>Twen magazine</i> as much has been written about its pioneering design. I wanted to collect together a few of my favourite layouts.<p>Twen was published monthly throughout the ’60s. Not shy of nudity, the slick German magazine was aimed at “people in their twenties, from 15 to 30” (hence it’s name), the first generation to grow-up after the Second World War.<p>Willy Fleckhaus (1925-1983) art directed the title throughout its lifespan and took on much of the editor’s …

Stranger Things: meet the design genius behind TV's most talked about title font

Netflix’s Stranger Things has lured viewers in with its thrilling sci-fi plot, obsessive Eighties pop culture references and charming portrayal of middle-American life. Online, essays mediating on childhood friendship, the show's treatment of women and the power of nostalgia abound. Stranger Things …

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Finally, The Golden Ratio Gets Its Own Coloring Book

Venezuelan artist Rafael Araujo creates meticulously detailed drawings of the Fibonacci spiral in nature–now, you can color along.<p>When it comes to design, the golden ratio is mostly bullshit. Though designers sometimes use it, there’s just no proof people prefer that precise spatial ratio in their …

What We Saw at Nike's 3-Day Ode to the Air Max in NYC

Some of our favorite photos from Air Max Con.<p>Sneakerheads are a full-blown culture–we've even got our own religion. On March 26th of every year we observe Air Max Day, celebrating the date in 1987 that Nike, through the human vessel of legendary designer Tinker Hatfield, first blessed us with the …

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Photographer Documents the Amusing Ways His Girlfriend Tries to Hide from the Camera

Some people are naturally camera shy and prefer to live their lives off-film. This, however, is a challenge when your significant other is a photographer. Mikaël Theimer tried many times to take a picture of his girlfriend, Marion, but she would always attempt to dodge his lens. Instead of giving …

The 25 best European city breaks for summer 2018 and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to the top 25 destinations for a city break in 2018, including what to do and where to stay in Venice, Amsterdam, Florence, Lisbon, London, Barcelona and Reykjavik.<p>Italy<p>Rome<p>Rome's mild Mediterranean climate is a persuasive draw for visitors from the cool north, but the …

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Free Download: Chalk Vector Elements

This article was originally published on SmokingDesigners Website - Free Download: Chalk Vector Elements and it was Written By Evan Varsamis.

Universal Works' David Keyte on Working With Saucony and Why You Shouldn't Put Wings on Sneakers

Back to basics with another of Nottingham’s fashion exports.<p>UK-based brand Universal Works has surely and steadily been building a reputation as a manufacturer of top quality garments since 2008. Under the stewardship of founder and director David Keyte the brand has branched out of its Nottingham …

BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage

Following last week’s preview, BMW has officially unveiled its 3.0 CSL Hommage coupe – a tribute to<p>Following last week’s preview, BMW has officially unveiled its 3.0 CSL Hommage coupe – a tribute to one of its great sports cars, the 1972 BMW E9 3.0 CSL. Painted in “golf yellow,” this concept coupe …

Paris on a budget: the best cheap hotels and restaurants

Parismay boast some of the world’s most splendid luxury <b>hotels</b> but it also has some wonderful bargains. Pleasant budget hotels are scattered through all the best areas, and with a general overhaul of much of Paris’s hotel offering, many have been recently renovated or even created, so it’s no longer …

The Most Impressive Packing Video We've Ever Seen

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p><b>We watch this</b> video about once a year. (Like we do with those t-shirt folding trick videos.) We find ourselves gravitating to it right around midwinter, when we're day-dreaming about actually going on vacation. Somewhere warm. Or somewhere at …

12 Shoes for 12 Lovers by Sebastian Errazuriz: Part 1

Artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz has never been one to be afraid of pushing the boundaries and his latest project entitled 12 Shoes for 12 …

Stage A Thunderstorm In Your Living Room With This Weird Lamp

Puff piece: The interactive Cloud Lamp, a bolt of genius, will storm the scene at home to thunderous effect. Someone stop me…<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>People see things in clouds. We …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Anatomy Of Letter – Thinking with Type by Ellen Lupton

Learn the basics of typography, like the anatomy of typefaces and much more, from the book of Ellen Lupton Thinking With Type. But it here.

Beautiful Water Effect in Photoshop CC

It's been quite a long time since I played with water textures. I was checking some amazing artworks on Behance and Pinterest when I saw some …

Achille FY

This Slab serif typeface is characterized by its curved & angular serifs which give it a special character. Not too rigid, no too round, its well balanced shapes make itself both legible in small size and powerful in big for headlines, with its robust structure.<p>Designed by Gregori Vincens - Gia Tran - Alisa Nowak - Bertrand reguron - Valentine Proust<p>Typeface creation award - Club des Directeurs Artistiques 2012

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5 Must Do Things in Brussels

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The best places to eat, drink, and shop in Brussels

Going to Brussels always means a heavy to-do list, too many interesting museums, too many delicious treats, too much odd yet good beer awaits the …

How to Refurbish Old Shoes

Don't let your shoes go into early retirement when refurbishment can be the better — and cheaper — option<p><b>Think of all</b> the shoes you've worn to death. That lived-in pair of loafers from your college graduation. Those shiny oxfords that killed on job interviews. The handy lace-ups that carried you …

A Man in His Office: Aaron Levine of Club Monaco

<b>"I call my office a working ranch,"</b> says Aaron Levine, Vice President of Men's Design at Club Monaco. "It feels like a journal brought to life." His office is situated on the eighth floor of a massive West Chelsea building, which takes him an hour and a half to get to each day from his home outside …

A Man in His Office: Donwan Harrell of PRPS

<b>Donwan Harrell, the man who launched</b> premium denim brand PRPS in 2002, works within a four-wall space that can only be described as a trippy ode to vintage Americana. Situated on the second floor of a West 36th Street building, his office houses only a portion of the massive amount of retro …

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5 Must Do Things in Brussels