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12 simple steps to a perfect minimalist home

Thanks to the internet, magazines and media, most of us are well aware of what a minimal interior looks and feels like. A post-war art movement, …

Minimalism

10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

Stefan Sagmeister

7 Leadership Lessons From the Coach Who Mentored Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt, and Jeff Bezos

Bill Campbell dies at 75, leaving Silicon Valley's top leaders without their most trusted adviser.<p>Most Silicon Valley titans are familiar figures. They make commencement speeches that rack up millions of views on YouTube, get profiled by business websites such as this one, and have irreverent …

Silicon Valley

Innovative Designs That Really Make A Difference

How many times were you really blown away by an idea or a design? This doesn’t happen very often but, every once in a while, we come across some …

What My Three Years At Netflix Taught Me About Scaling A Startup

Ariel Tseitlin began working on Netflix’s cloud platform in 2011. Here’s what it taught him about culture and high-speed innovation.<p>I joined Netflix at the beginning of 2011, just as the company was making the transition from operating in the data center to the public cloud. My job was to help …

Software Workshop: How to organize your photos with Adobe Bridge

Adobe Bridge started simply as an external file browser for Photoshop, but over the years it has evolved into a digital asset manager with its own …

Tutorials

Boat Access Only Summer Cabin Straddles Boulders

Designed by Lund Hagem, Cabin Lille Aroya is a small 75 sqm summer cabin located just 5 meters from the water’s edge, safely perched above the ocean …

MIT’s New Manufacturing Hub to Lead U.S. in Textile Innovation

Photos by M. Scott Brauer for MITThe U.S. Department of Defense has tapped a broad coalition of manufacturers, universities, and nonprofits to …

Eco Fashion

Living Large in 675 Square Feet, Brooklyn Edition

Here are a few of the rules that Jacqueline Schmidt, David Friedlander, and their two young boys live by.<p>1. Every object has to earn its keep.<br>2. When …

Interior Design

10 space-saving furniture designs for small homes

City dwellers are adapting to escalating house prices by living in smaller, more flexible spaces, and designers are responding with furniture that …

The 8 Technical Skills Modern Entrepreneurs Should Pick Up

Today’s entrepreneurship environment is…complicated. Never before have you had such an extensive array of methods, techniques, tactics, strategies, and ideas for growing your business.<p>The landscape is bewildering in its variety and astonishing in its complexity. And in this brave new world of …

Marketing

Using content marketing to craft a personal brand

View yourself as a business and craft your own personal brand that reflects your personality, communicates what you're capable of, and establishes …

UX Design

Articles about house week minimal concrete home surprisingly inviting on Dwell.com - Dwell

The industrial material of choice is making its rounds in the residential realm.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral …

Architecture

Articles about 5 midcentury modern living rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).<p>Space, light, and twists on color use define this collection of some of our favorite modern living rooms from issues past.<p>In our long history of construction, paneling has …

Avant-garde

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

How to Paint With Light and Produce Creative Images: A Short Tutorial to Get You Started

It won't be incorrect to say that essentially, every photograph is a light painting. Indeed, most of the time we are capturing the light that is …

Light Painting

CS 178 - Digital Photography

What's inside a digital camera? This is a cutaway view of the Canon Digital Rebel 1000D. Here's a more instructive diagram, showing the main optical …

This Photoshop Tool Can Save You Some Serious Time

We all love to save a little time, but when it comes to Photoshop, some things are trickier than the others. Getting the right color look to an image …

Exposure Basics: How to Choose ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed Settings

If you’re trying to break free from the auto settings on your camera and make an entry into the world of manual, it’s necessary to understand ISO, …

Landscape Photography

13 Tips to Perfect Your Landscape Photography

“Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer—and often the supreme disappointment.” – Ansel AdamsIn my opinion, landscape …

Landscape Photography

How to Focus Stack Images

For most people who just want to have some fun with their photography and have another ‘trick up their sleeve’ focus stacking can be an interesting …

Landscape Photography

Three Techniques You Can Use to Dodge & Burn in Photoshop

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Anup Ghimire.</i><p>Dodging and burning is one of the most confused and highly underestimated techniques in …

Tutorials

How to Capture Portraits That Are More Than Just Snapshots

It seems some photographers have a natural inclination for portraiture; nearly everything they do has all the elements of a great portrait and they …

Aperture

Wildlife Photography Exposure

The exposure of a digital photograph is affected by the camera’s aperture, shutter speed, ISO setting, and of course the amount of light in the scene …

Landscape Photography

Davos billionaires: Oblivious to the coming revolution

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — The world looks different from rarified altitude of a billionaire. Especially if you’re one of the 85 richest …

The best photographs of 2013 – in pictures

Extreme weather, terrorism, political protests, an emotional film star and the exit and entrance of two popes. The Guardian's features picture editor selects the images that defined 2013 ... and the obligatory selfie shot

Funny animals of 2013 - in pictures

A selection of amusing images from the animal kingdom captured by photographers over the past 12 months

How to Snipe Out Your Best Photographs Ever

You load ammo into your camera, aim at your subject, and <i>fire</i>. You are a shooter. Strangely, the way most photographers shoot is vastly different than …

Self Defense