Rachel Primeau

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These Lower Ab Exercises Will Make You So Sore, It'll Hurt to Laugh!

Work your core with these intense moves that specifically target the lower abs. Um, we're sorry, but you'll definitely be sore tomorrow. Avoid anything funny at all costs, because it'll hurt to laugh!

The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)

Whether you’re looking for a captivating novel, a spine-tingling thriller, a fascinating investigation, or a poignant memoir, this year's book …

Books

The Pros and Cons of Going Keto

Nowadays, there are so many different diet trends popping up that it can be hard to keep track of what's good and bad. And you'll likely find mixed reviews; while some experts tout the benefits, others shine a spotlight on what's bad.<p>Still, humans are curious by nature — it makes sense that you'll …

Nutrition

10 Fonts For Architects

Have you ever been stuck for hours obsessing over a font that matched your work? Before starting a project, do you already think about which font you …

Some Quick Guidelines for Better Typography

When I was in college, I could never finish <i>Wuthering Heights</i>. I knew that Emily Brontë was supposed to be (is!) a great writer, and I liked her …

Typography

How to style your home like you've hired an interior designer

<b>Choosing the best designs for your interior space can be a tricky decision. From furniture and wallpaper, to paint colour and accessories, there are</b> …

Home Decorating

The One Wall Color That Instantly Creates a Grown Up Home

White walls seem to be a designer secret weapon: they open up rooms of all sizes (make small rooms seem larger, large rooms appear...even airier) and …

Home Decorating

How to choose the right typeface for a brand

Why do certain types of brands adopt certain types of fonts? Partly, at least, this can be attributed to a ‘trend effect’. This is a collective …

Typography

These Are the 10 Foods a Dietitian Always Keeps in Her Kitchen

Dietitians make a living knowing which foods are healthiest — they research extensively, so we don't have to! Of course, they have to practice what they preach, right?! So we asked certified dietitian Leslie Langevin, MS, RD, CD, of Whole Health Nutrition to share the top 10 foods she always has on …

The 10 Most Organized Drawers on the Internet

The other day, our entire staff was laughing at a tweet that someone forwarded from Simon Holland: "We keep a potato masher in a drawer because …

Spices

One Day at a Time: The Only Chore Chart You'll Ever Need

It's no secret that the key to cleaning success is to do a little bit every day. Of course, there are the things you already keep up with daily or …

Time Management

7 new typography tools for 2017

Starting a new design project is a great opportunity to do something new with typography. But it doesn’t always go to plan. With tight deadlines and …

Even more evidence that we’re eating all wrong

Forget fat, it’s carbs that might stick it to your ticker.<p>From the glorious gluttony that is the turducken, to the gustatory pleasures (#foodporn) that make up so many Instagram photos, Americans sure do know how to eat. <i>What to eat</i>—that is, what we should be eating to stay healthy—remains somewhat …

Nutrition

40 Best Free & Premium Modern Fonts For Designers

All designers have their own personal collections of fonts. Do you have one? It’s like a treasure chest full of the best fonts you use with your …

Typography

Gluten-Free, Vegan, Sinfully Delicious Brownies

Sometimes you just want to make and devour a huge pan of brownies. We totally get that. But we also get that you want to feel good in your leggings. So here's a compromise. Delicious brownies in bite form, so they're just 150 calories.<p>There's a secret ingredient, though. And it's beans. Yup. Black …

10 Healthy Breakfasts With (at Least!) 15 Grams of Protein

Eating breakfast — and definitely not skipping it — is essential for revving up your metabolism if you've got weight loss on the mind. What you eat is also important, and no, a breakfast full of carbs like a bowl of cereal or a bagel isn't the best choice. Getting enough protein is key, and …

Healthy Eating

The Importance of Email Typography [Infographic]

While email marketers are going crazy with images, GIFs, videos and other eye-catching ways to allure email subscribers, there's one basic, yet …

Typography

2 Reasons to Make Smoothie Freezer Packs

You want a healthy breakfast, but you also want it to be fast and simple. Smoothies are a great option over a quick bowl of cereal, especially if you use frozen fruit and boxed or bagged prewashed spinach. But if you're into switching up your greens and using other fruit such as pears and avocado …

Healthy Eating

This Macro-Counting Formula For Weight Loss Is the Tool We've Been Missing

We recently learned all about the power of counting macronutrients and why it's so much more efficient (and healthy!) for your body than simply focusing on a calorie count. By focusing on carbohydrates, protein, and fat, you can better optimize your diet for your physical and personal needs, …

Nutrition

20 Ways to Eat More Protein for Breakfast

If you've ever left home in the morning with nothing but a piece of buttered toast in your stomach, you know just how important eating protein at …

Nutrition

The Science Behind Fonts (And How They Make You Feel)

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I’ve noticed how seemingly small things like font and the spacing between …

Typography

These 5 Brain-Friendly, Mood-Boosting Drinks Are Happiness in a Cup

While there's no definitive cure-all for anxiety and depression, holistic health can play a role in your healing and mood management. Try adding …

The cleanse you should do once a week, according to the godfather of colonics

In the world of wellness, Gil Jacobs has developed a reputation for being particularly extreme—after all, this is the guy who’s been nicknamed “the …

This Crazy Gorgeous Font Evolves As You Type With It

Oh, and it's inspired by cockroaches.<p>This being a digital age, our lives are suffused with fonts. Just about every word we read is set in a font crafted by an artist, a team of them, or even multiple generations of designers. But for the non-graphic designers among us, who mostly interact with font …

Typography

Paula Scher on Why and When it’s Worth it to Work for Free

This is the first article in anew Design + Money series, which tackles a different issue each month about fair compensation for the creative …

Graphic Design

Designer Brilliantly Explains How To Charge Clients For Logos And Other Design Services

Chris Do is an Emmy award-winning designer and founder of Blind, a brand strategy design consultancy in Santa Monica. He also runs an online venture …

Santa Monica

A Fresh Perspective: Window Backsplash Ideas And The Designs Around Them

Ideally, a kitchen should have lots of natural light and that usually means that sacrifices have to be made in order to accommodate large windows or …

Healthy Dinner Tips: Mistakes We Make And How To Avoid Them

While breakfast and lunch are often consumed alone or on the go, dinner is the most likely to be a group activity. That means it's very often more fraught with social conventions, family patterns, end-of-day exhaustion and other distractions than any other mealtime. But it's also a really important …

The art of Zen and how to reorganise your bedroom to get more sleep

If 2016 was the year of decluttering, then 2017 is shaping up to be the year we prioritise a return to Zen living.<p>Having learnt to “let it go” and live a simpler, more functional life, it’s time to focus on <i>how</i> we make better use of the new spaces we’ve created – and no more so than in the …

Home Decorating