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Proof That Designers Are Still Crazy For Collage Walls

Interior designers are still madly in love with jam-packed, art-clustered walls.<p>Interior designer and blogger Paloma Contreras snaps a captivating corner.<p>Fabric designer Madeline Weinrib starts her collage wall on the floor.<p>At New York City's Kips Bay Show House, interior designer Alessandra Branca …

10 Home Design Trend Predictions for 2015

Toggle Scroll<p>January 2, 2015<p>You'd think that in this high-tech world, we'd be populating our homes with personal robots, droid garages, and the like. …

Trends

This Charming Tiny House Has Everything You Need (And It Travels With You!)

The interior looks surprisingly comfortable.<p>The tiny house trend is still going strong, but even though these homes help families minimize living costs and are often dolled up in bright colors, most of us remain skeptical about how long we could actually stay in one (even if it tries to entice us …

3 Easy Steps to a Welcoming Entryway

Libby Langdon, designer and host of the TV show, Daykeover, shares an easy makeover for a foyer.<p>"Treat it as its own room, not just a pass-through space. Add a rug, a chair or bench, a table with books, a candle, a plant, to make guests — and you — feel at home as soon as they walk in. These ideas …

Why You Should Paint Your Furniture

Paint it chalky white, to be exact.<p>Paint it chalky white, to be exact. Miles Redd shares his tried-and-true way of making old pieces feel new again.

Step Inside Meg Ryan's 4,000-Square-Foot, $8 Million Loft

A full tour of the drop-dead gorgeous NYC apartment. Bonus: It used to belong to Hank Azaria!<p>It's no secret that we—and our sister publication ELLE DECOR—love Meg Ryan. They've published her design tips, her Martha's Vineyard home, plus a tribute to her many stunning movie homes. But it seems that …

What Can Photographers Learn from the Classic Rules of Composition?

Composition, composition, composition! That word has no doubt been drilled into your head by a photography instructor or by every article or book …

The Rule of Equivalent Exposure (With Quick Quiz)

The camera is a fascinating tool. It’s amazing how a camera can freeze a moment in the present and lets you savour it in the future. While it may …

Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

7 Common Portrait Mistakes and How to Fix Each One

Portraiture is one of the most popular genres of photography around. It’s also one of the most challenging. It takes many long hours of practice …

13 Professional Photographers Who Use Mirrorless Cameras

As bloggers who constantly test and review photography gear, we are the very first to admit that it is surprisingly easy to let gear obsession get in …

The Ultimate Guide to Going Pro as a Photographer

How-To's

Five Keys to Better Black and White Landscapes

We are blessed that we were born with the ability to see in color. Seeing the deep blue of a summer’s sky or the intense red of a spring rose is …

Tutorials

Fujifilm X-T1 Review

After starting at the top-end with its X-Pro1, Fujifilm has been steadily expanding its X-series mirrorless camera to appeal to a broader audience. …

Combining Images for Large Subjectsusing Photoshop Photomerge

Photography

The Best Mirrorless Cameras to Buy Right Now

Epson introduced the world to the first mirrorless digital camera, the R-D1, in 2004, and photographers weren’t sure what to make of it. But in the …

Artist Transforms Books into Exciting Sculptural Stories

Ships, monsters, and mermaids pop out of books handcrafted by Delta, Pennsylvania-based artist Jodi Harvey-Brown (aka wetcanvas). Taking inspiration from the materials themselves, each three-dimensional scene the sculptor constructs reflects popular works of fiction. Whether it's a calm depiction …

Books

New Powerful Murals by Street Artist Rems 182

Italian artist Emanuele Ronco (better known as Rems 182) of Truly Design produces graffiti works that blur the line between reality and surrealism. His latest creations include portraits that present multiple perspectives of a person's face and hands that tend to blend into one another. There's a …

Art

17 Apps to secure your Android

Android security has been getting a lot more attention lately for various reasons. No one likes having their little pocket computer being stolen or lost. The Edward Snowden incident has opened our eyes to government prying the world over. Even public WiFi is starting to scare people. The bad news …

Apps

Most Incredible Sculptures of AfrikaBurn 2013

AfrikaBurn is an annual event held in the deserts of the Tankwa Karoo in South Africa that invites artists to display their work and then eventually light it up in a blaze of glory, in true Burning Man fashion. The regional event, which most recently hosted approximately 6,500 people, follows the …

Art

Are You Harnessing The Full Power Of Instagram?

Whether you love or loathe Instagram, today's post looks at just how powerful a tool it can be. Last week, a friend took a simple shot from his …

Mobile Photography

10 Photographers To Follow This Week

<b>Armed with</b> their cameras, lenses—and perhaps, smartphones—these talented photographers capture compelling images of amazing places and wonderful …

Photography

World's Coolest Underwater Lodgings

Undersea hotels represent one of the newest frontiers in hospitality. From Zanzibar to Sweden, beautiful underwater properties with one-of-a-kind views have been popping up around the globe, featuring some of the most unique rooms that travelers can book. Meanwhile, closer to home, many celebrated …

What the world of 2014 looks like, according to Isaac Asimov in 1964

Forget flying cars! The legendary sci-fi author’s predictions turned out to be shockingly accurate<p>Writing in <i>The New York Times</i> in 1964, Isaac Asimov wondered what the world would look like 50 years in the future. Asimov had attended the World’s Fair of 1964 and took a rather optimistic view of …

Our Orwellian reality: Drone wars, surveillance, a lapdog media — and you

Our government lies to itself — and to us. Like Edward Snowden, it is time for us all to stand up for our values<p>This column is not another look back, another of those tedious end-of-year rituals the very best hacks, the hacks truly committed to sheer hackery, never tire of. By the time Salon posts …

Facebook is reading your private messages, new lawsuit alleges | Salon.com

NSA building quantum computer to break every code

Another Snowden leak reveals spy agency’s mission to foreclose any realm of privacy<p>According to documents leaked by Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency is working to build a “a cryptologically useful quantum computer” -- a machine that could essentially break every type of encryption with …

Obama weighs NSA reform, but our surveillance state is going nowhere

Reading too much into the anticipated reform misses the extent of the surveillance state and war on whistle-blowers<p>Anyone investing much hope in President Obama reining in National Security Agency surveillance practices is not paying enough attention. The line from the White House feeding excitable …