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How to access a million stunning, copyright-free antique illustrations released by the British Library

What would you do with a million free images?<p>In keeping with its ambition to become the world’s most open institution of its kind, the British Library has released over a million public domain illustrations and other images to the public through Flickr for anyone to reuse, remix or repurpose. So …

Art

How to master your fear of failure

There’s an aspiring adventurer, entrepreneur or novelist in all of us. Yet when it comes to chasing after our goals and dreams we’re often too scared to take the leap.<p>Fear holds us back. It destroys dreams. It kills productivity and, in all honesty, sucks the fun out of life.<p>“The most intimate …

Inside The Manipulative World Of Film Color Correction

Professional colorists reveal their secrets–and a neuroscientist explains why they work.<p>You don’t always consider it when you watch movies, but you are being manipulated by color. Think about Wes Anderson’s pastel films, or the vibrant tropical birds in nature documentaries. The real world …

Cinematography

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

A COZY FINNISH HOLIDAY CABIN | THE STYLE FILES

This cozy holiday cabin in Finland is small (it measures only 48m2) but it contains two bedrooms, a sitting room with fireplace, a small kitchen and …

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Digital Photography

Aaron Blum: Born and Raised

The Daughter of Morgan Morgan ©Aaron Blum<p>Sometimes I see an image, like the one above, and I just know that the photographer has a particular way of …

4 Tips for a Perfect White Background in High Key Photography

4 Tips for a Perfect White Background in High Key Photography author Tony Northrup shows us some tips for making that white background, white!

Photography

Whimsical Illustrations Merge with Everyday Objects

Instagram continues to pave the way for innovative artists like graphic designer Javier Prez, who regularly adds to his playful series entitled <i>Instagram Experiments</i>. Using a variety of everyday objects combined with simple line drawings, the Ecuador-based artist constructs whimsical scenes in all …

Hashbag: A New Site that Turns Instagram Into the World’s Weirdest Shopping Mall

Narcissism and obsessive personal documentation are all fine and good, but sometimes you just want to buy and sell stuff. A new site promises to make …

Polyvore Takes On The Home

A fashion-focused social shopping site adds decor to its arsenal<p>Just as fashion designers cross over into the decor world, popular fashion site Polyvore has announced today that they're bringing home goods to their 20 million-user strong community. The six-year-old company, known for the …

eCommerce

Design Dozen: Don't-Miss Entries from Week Two of 'Room for Color'

We're about halfway through our posting of readers' wonderful, color-smart rooms and things are heating up. With over 80 entries already published …

5 Ways to Bring Scandinavian Design into Your Home: Reflections on Swedish Interiors

Beautiful imagery, thoughtful insights, detailed design drawings, the promise that comes from turning each page. If you’re anything like us, diving …

Design

9 Features Every Photography Website Needs Now

Do you typically update your photography website on looks alone? Silly snapper! There is so much more to consider when putting together your website. …

What's in Your Bag? Be Sure to Travel with These 9 Photography Accessories

Will you be traveling this summer (or winter, as the case may be depending on which hemisphere you call home)? I’m sure you know there’s a lot of …

Dorm Room Art for Every College Major

Designs for every major from French to fashion.<p>Whether your major is biology, French, or fashion, here are 10 pieces of art to decorate dorm room walls. Plus, get more dorm decor ideas.

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Loneliness

On the Street: Color Combo Spotting

A ceiling, a water cooler, and more unique finds.<p>Color rules my world at theaccesorator.com, and I look for new combinations every day. Fresh, funny, unique, or quirky, these compositions can be planned by design or happen completely by accident. Wherever one appears, it can offer new ways to …

Expert Advice: 10 Tips for Displaying Art at Home from a Museum Curator

Janet Bishop is the curator of painting and sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. (One of her former exhibitions, for example—”The …

Man on Bridge: The Dublin Street Photog Who Worked the Same Spot for 50 Years

The world of photography holds many untold stories of men and women who had a profound impact on the lives of the people on the other side of their …

A BEAUTIFUL NURSERY IN NEUTRAL TONES | THE STYLE FILES

I have seen this gorgeous nursery designed by Sissy + Marley many times online and I bookmarked it to post about it but somehow I never did. I love …

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