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101 startup tools to make your idea a reality

If you want to start a startup there are a couple of things you need to have, at a minimum you need:<p>A killer idea.<br>• The drive to “get sh*t done”.<br>• The right tools and resources to give you the best chance of success.<p>We might not be able to help you with the first two, but the third we have in spades. …

The 10 Most Awkward Exercises that are Actually Good for You

<b>Glute Bridge</b>What it works: This is one of the best fundamental exercises that engages your abs, lower back, hips, glutes, quads, and hamstrings—and …

Workouts

11 Best Scenes To Expect In Upcoming Marvel Movies

by Kev J. Stewart<p>– on<p>in Entertainment<p>The rich history of comic books means that any movie based on comic book characters have a lot of material to …

Yellowstone Half Marathon

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20 Logos That Creatively Use Negative Space

The use of negative space is just as important as positive space. It brings order and balance to a composition and sometimes can be used in clever …

Logos

Hobbiton Movie Set is a Real Life Version of Middle-Earth You Can Visit

Though <i>The Lord of the Rings</i> and <i>The Hobbit</i> trilogies are over, that doesn't mean we have to stop celebrating the franchise. And for die-hard fans, there's always Hobbiton to visit. The former movie set is located in Matamata, a small agricultural town in the Waikato region of New Zealand.<p>Since …

New Zealand

Gorgeous Murals by L7m Blur the Line Between Realism and Abstraction

For years, we've admired how Brazilian street artist L7m paints gorgeous portraits of birds. His murals are always full of color and have a palpable energy, and he's recently brought that same intensity to the streets of Paris and Vitry in France. L7m's newest pieces blur the line between realism …

Art

Street Art That Only Appears When It Rains

Now this is a fun idea we can get behind! Instead of sulking because it's raining outside, why not discover some hidden street art? Seattle, a city that's known for its rain, is now the place where you can find this rain-activated art, or what creator Peregrine Church calls “rainworks.” Using …

Streetwear

Improve Your Photography Skills with These 9 Photo Composition Tips by Steve McCurry

Looking to up your photography game? Luckily, the Cooperative of Photography has created a fantastic video on photographic composition using tips and images by legendary photojournalist Steve McCurry. Each of the nine pointers is illustrated with examples from McCurry's stunning portfolio. Read on …

Photography

Two Majestic Huskies Walk on Water Across the Surface of a Frozen Lake

Russian photographer and all-terrain vehicle driver Fox Grom was taking a stroll with his dogs when he came across a stunning sight–a frozen lake covered with rainwater, making it appear like his two huskies were walking on water. “I always take pictures of my dogs whilst walking them, but on this …

Pets

How I Created a Shot of Myself Falling in the Kitchen with Food Flying Everywhere

So I recently had this crazy idea in my head and some free time. The idea was to have myself falling over in the kitchen with tea and biscuits flying …

Beer Packaging and Branding by Craig Valentino

F&S – Brew No.2 – Beer packaging and branding by Craig Valentino for the 2014/2015 holiday season.<p>In 2014, graphic designer Craig Valentino was hired …

Graphic Design

This ‘Flow Motion’ Time-Lapse of Dubai is Insane

Time-lapse photographer Rob Whitworth has taken the idea of hyperlapses to the next level with his latest video, “Dubai Flow Motion” (shown above).<p>It …

Coffee House “Mangle” Branding by Piotr Kita

Coffee House “Mangle” – Logo design, brand identity, and print design by Piotr Kita.<p>A mangle, in the original sense, was a device where people could …

Urban Hippie – Fashion Short Film by Damien Krisl

Urban Hippie, a fashion short film that depicts a girl’s journey to the realms of her deepest imagination.<p>Damien Krisl, a Paris based filmmaker and …

Vinczemill Visual Identity by Cecília Pletser

Vinczemill visual identity – Graduation project by Cecília Pletser from Budapest, Hungary.<p>László Vincze and Sons is a paper moulding as well as …

Shampooed Hair Presented as Abstract Art in Photo Series

In his recent magazine piece, photographer Lo Cheuk Lun turns the common salon scene of shampooed hair into swirling designs of abstract art. Lun snapped pictures of sudsy heads from above, showing off bubbly hair that is swirled and teased in a variety of patterns. Barely recognizable as part of …

Art

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Home Tours

Wooden Cantilever Bar Looks Like A Hovering Prism

As a space-saving solution for a cramped Parisian restaurant, French design firm Atelier JMCA came up with this intriguing, prism-shaped bar. The cantilever design – supported on only one side – makes the bar look like it's hovering in midair.<p>The shiny planks combined with the minimalist, …

Architecture

An Artist's Studio Constructed Entirely Out of Cardboard

Tom Burckhardt has fulfilled his childhood fantasy. He constructed a realistic clubhouse entirely out of cardboard! Ordinarily a painter, he built this artist's studio using only hot glue and black paint, and pieced together a floor, roof, and elaborate work stations. The installation has been …

Art

How to Enable Offline Maps in the Google Maps App

Guess what! Google Maps has a hidden offline feature that can be used anywhere.<p>It may be 2015, but Zuckerberg's mission to get the whole world on the Internet has yet to be fulfilled. Thankfully, Google Maps has a dark horse ready to ride us out of the Internetless-danger zones -- OK Maps. This …

The Untold Story Of Shake Shack’s $1.6 Billion Branding

For the first time, Pentagram tells the story of building Shake Shack’s branding from the ground up.<p>Last week, Shake Shack went public in an IPO that ballooned to $1.6 billion–cementing the brand’s journey from a one-off boutique stand in New York’s Madison Square Park to a multinational burger …

Designers Works Over Ten Years to Complete Gorgeous Grand Piano of the Future

Hungarian pianist Gergely Bognyi recently gave the classic grand piano a makeover with a futuristic twist. The Bognyi Piano presents a sleek two-leg design that looks like a sideways “V” in profile. The streamlined style offers practical benefits: Supporting the piano with two legs instead of three …

Flute

45 Free Retro and Vintage Fonts

The vintage and retro inspired style is popular for web design as well as for other types of graphic design. Font choices are important if you’re …

Typography

Elegant Vintage-Inspired Packaging and Logos

Good South, a North-Carolina-based husband-and-wife design team, has a knack for producing delightful vintage-themed packaging and logo designs. …

Graphic Design

Windowless Plane Displays Panoramic Views of the Sky

UK-based tech innovation company Centre for Process Innovation (CPI)'s <i>Windowless Fuselage</i> concept replaces windows on commercial planes with high-definition, flexible panels that can display breathtaking views of the world around the aircraft as it soars across the sky.<p>Imaging from cameras mounted …

Consumer Price Index

Portraits Painted With Fire

French artist Steve Spazuk “paints” portraits of faces, figures, and animals, using a highly unconventional, potentially dangerous technique: He uses fire and soot.<p>In this gorgeous video, by Patrick Peris, watch Spazuk use the flame of a candle or torch, combined with stencils and inked needle-tips …

Three Photographers' Journey Through the Jaw-Dropping Landscapes of Iceland

Around this time last year, photographer Elizabeth Gadd decided that she would visit the number one country on her bucket list, Iceland. She convinced her two photographer friends, Rob Woodcox and Whitney Justesen, to join her on this once-in-a-lifetime trip. Soon, they had their tickets book and …

Hiking