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How to Create Infographics Using PowerPoint or Keynote [Infographic]

Give your inner designer a chance to shine by creating your own infographics.<p>That's right: By using tools you likely already have, you can create …

Infographics

Organizing Ideas for Entryways & Foyers Without Closets

Between jackets, purses, mail and an ever-growing mountain of shoes, the entryway is a tough spot to keep under control—and less square footage …

Wall Art

19 Ingenious Design Books to Inspire You in 2017

• Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<br>• Date of Publication: 01.01.17. 01.01.17<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>The best design books have …

Interior of 19th Century French Home Gets a Stunning Modern Makeover

Catalonia-based creative team 05AM Arquitectura is known for their innovative design and old-meets-new aesthetic. For Maison à Colombages, an inventive interior project, the firm put a contemporary spin on a classic structure.<p>Located in the outskirts of Paris in La Varenne Saint Hilaire, Saint Maur …

Interior Design

The Backpack You’ve Been Dreaming Of

Designers broadly aim for two reactions to their design. For other designers to go “I wish I had thought of that”, and for everyone else to go “I …

See the Most Captivating Infographics of the Last Century

Selections from 128 years of “National Geographic” magazine’s best charts, maps and diagrams.<p>The first issue <i>of National Geographic</i> magazine, …

Review of the Year 2016: Top 25 Graphic Design

We’ve seen some big rebrands this year including Mastercard, the Premier League and Co-op, but there’s also been some new studios and designers …

Norway replaces oil, justice, EU ministers before election year | Reuters

OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg replaced the ministers for energy, EU affairs and justice in her right-wing government on Tuesday in a reshuffle nine months before the next general election.<p>Norwegian PM Erna Solberg visits Klobben island during the annual informal summer …

North Africa

10 Spine-Friendly Yoga Poses for the Office Drone Who Wants Better Posture

All in favor of fixing that computer hunch.<p>Thing you already know but conveniently forget: Your desk job is silently killing you. Sure, there's the increased risk of cancer, obesity, and heart disease, but there's also the heightened likelihood that your computer situation is turning you into the …

28 Simple Ways To Improve Your Home In 2017

Finally put those Pinterest boards to good use.

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work curated by …

Graphic Design

20 Rising Web Development And Design Blogs To Follow In 2017

A year ago I listed 25 promising digital design blogs to follow. When you look back, you notice how much have changed. If you’re aiming to become a successful entrepreneur or a freelancer, you must learn marketing, design and web development.<p>Today I’m sharing a handy list of 20 rising web …

Web Design

16 Materials Every Architect Needs to Know (And Where to Learn About Them)

A building’s materiality is what our bodies make direct contact with; the cold metal handle, the warm wooden wall, and the hard glass window would …

Architecture

Expert Advice: How to Create the Perfect Bath, from the Grande Dame of Bath Design

We recently caught up with Waterworks founder Barbara Sallick over breakfast at SF social club The Battery to take a closer look at her new book, The …

Innovative Prototypes for Homes and Why They Didn't Work Photos

Prompted by rising populations and global conflicts, visionary architects throughout the 20th century proposed innovative prototypes for low-cost housing meant to be realized on a mass scale. These structures always carried similar characteristics, like inexpensive materials, straightforward …

Living in a Grown Up Home: 5 Designers Reveal Their "I've Arrived" Decorating Moment

As lovers of home design, most of us can probably relate to the feeling of that "I've arrived" decorating moment; when you feel like you've <i>made it</i>, …

Home Decorating

How to Create Your Own Minimalist Bedroom

If you’re president of your local chapter of the “Less is More” club, no doubt you love all things minimalist. While minimalism is certainly a …

Minimalism

10 Useful TED Talks Every Designer Must Watch

Design, in general, is one of the jobs that receive the biggest flow of daily inspiration. Each day you encounter advertisements on the street, modern architecture, and commercials with stunning graphics. It’s easy to get lost and overwhelmed.<p>If you’re seeking for professional inspiration, provided …

Graphic Design

Top UI Design Trends to Expect in 2017

Serif Combos by Marina Matijaca for Spelar<p>This guest column is authored by John Stone, SEO Consultant at Nirmal Web Design<p>The last couple of year saw …

11 Things smart people do to save money when building a home

Having your own home is the fondest dream for all. The process of planning and construction can often be overwhelming. Perhaps the only downside to …

Home Improvement

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

Luxury Home Decor Combined With Wooden and Brick Wall Accent Design Which Presenting a Remarkable View - RooHome | Designs & Plans

Roohome.com – Do you want to arrange your spacious home design? What kind of design that you want? If you still do not know, now we will help you to …

Korchmar Men’s Weekender Bag is a Travel Must-Have

Whether you’re heading in for a business meeting or planning a concert trip out of town, it can be difficult to decide what kind of bag is best …

Shopping

A small family home with an exquisite interior

Known worlds over for interior design, architecture and industrial design, Germany has been a preeminent leader in the world of design and …

Interior Design

How to refresh your ageing laptop in a few simple steps

Every laptop works like a dream the first time you power it up, but over time that initial zing provided by your purchase gradually subsides. Much of …

Linux

11 signs you're a stellar employee — even if it doesn't feel like it

Of course, you don't want to be arrogant, but it's also important to know your worth. Requesting feedback is a good idea, but, depending on your circumstances and your boss' managerial style, this can sometimes be difficult to do.<p>How, then, can you tell if you're just doing OK, or killing it at …

Flickr

Beat the heat: How design can keep you cool

Over on Curbed, Robert Khedarian describes how houses were cooled before air conditioning, a theme we have covered on TreeHugger many times. He leads …

How to Exercise Your Brain for Better Thinking Skills

Not so very long ago, scientists and doctors believed that the number of neurons, cells, and pathways that were present in our brains at birth were …