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Illustrator Imagines Movie Stars in Famous Architect-Designed Homes

In Italian architect and illustrator Federico Babina's series titled <i>Archilife</i>, he pairs Hollywood film stars with some of the most famous architect-designed homes of the 20th century. The warm and colorful images highlight these celebrities in the midst of well-decorated, modern spaces. Babina …

Eerie Photography by Kim Holtermand

It's amazing when someone manages to capture super moody pictures, some so eerie that they might actually look like scenes from another world. That's …

24 Ways to Make Doing Your Hair Incredibly Easy

From the editors at Cosmo.com, fun and unusual ways to cut down on your styling time.<p><b>1. Make sure your style stays put by flipping the bobby pin over so the wavy side is against your head.</b><p>If you have a hard time keeping your hair in place, try flipping the bobby pin over. The straight side is …

Emerging Practices in India: Hundredhands

<i>Indian Architect & Builder, through a two-part series titled ‘Practices of Consequence’ (Volumes I and II) delves deeper into contemporary Indian</i> …

17 Posters Based On The Architecture Of 17 Nations

The cog-in-the-wheel metaphor has never been visualized quite as beautifully as it is in artist Federico Babina’s new series, Archimachine.<p>Babina’s 17 fantastical machines represent 17 different countries with gears made and operated by signature architecture. Each country’s most famous buildings …

17th Century Color Manual Finally Gets Its Due

In 1692, a Dutch artist set about creating a comprehensive guide to color. Centuries before Pantone made color-matching anything a breeze, A. Boogert’s painstakingly detailed manuscript, <i>Traité des couleurs servant à la peinture à l’eau</i>, detailed exactly how an artist could achieve every color …

Daniele Tozzi | typography

“Since 2011, I undertook a passion for typography and calligraphy hand, specifically my passion consists of "calligrams” or writing a text inside a shape. I participated in some group shows, solo exhibitions and cultural events related to public art.“ — Daniele Tozzi<p>CALLIGRAMS<br>Selection of some handmade artworks of 2013.<p>"My friend of beer shop Hop Corner asked me to make something for their brand new place. I made an Ale glass full of hope for this new incoming year. A wordplay between the hope …

Paper Promo Promotes Prints and Printing

<i>Dimensions</i> was a quarterly publication of the Simpson Lee Paper Company founded in Vicksburg, Mississippi, to demonstrate different types of paper …

Lift Weight Lose Fat: Why Women Need to Strength Train – By Allison Moyer

I’ve authored many articles throughout my years in the fitness industry. Some are informative, some personal, some funny, and some inspirational. …

Visual Identity by Wojciech Zalot and Gosia Zalot for Kolektyw Architectural Studio

Architectural Studio Identity.<p>The graphic designers Wojciech Zalot and Gosia Zalot have developed the visual identity for Kolektyw, an architectural …

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Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an online space where consumers are freed from the often "disappointing and...<p>In the face of often pessimistic news screens about leaking oil pipelines, …

Color Markers of Adobe CS

I guess utopia for designers will be a place where they can sketch on paper using a pen that has built in tools of Color Markers, Tablets and Adobe …

Letters from the South Pole

These fantastic typographic posters are for Südpol (South Pole) a Swiss music, dance and theatre centre. They have been designed by Felix Pfäffli a designer based in Luzern, Switzerland to promote the cultural centre’s schedule of upcoming events.<p>The top one reads “lets get it ON!”

Sketch Book of Ged Palmer

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Jack Layton Posters

Zine By Tawan