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If You Want to Lose Weight, This Fat-Loss Pyramid Shows What's Most Important

Experts used to tell us to do hours of cardio to lose weight, but now fitness trainers agree that cardio isn't necessary, and the hunger caused by strenuous cardio could actually cause weight gain. This is great news if you despise cardio, because the pyramid above designed by NASM-certified …

Muscle

A Dirt Floor Snakes Through This Spectacular Japanese House

Putting a spin on the traditional Japanese doma, a dirt floor extends throughout this home, forging an ever-changing indoor/outdoor connection.<p>Designed by Hiroshima–based architectural firm Suppose Design Office, House in Takaya is a modern take on the traditional Japanese concept of a <i>doma.</i> Meaning …

Architecture

UI Inspiration: This week's selections from Slava Kornilov, Hristo Hristov and more

It's that time of the week for our collection of UI/UX interactions to boost your UI inspiration. We are focusing on cool animations, layout designs, …

Dribbble

Minimalist UI/UX Design for Avaya

Munseong Yeom and Seongmin LEE shared an awesome UI/UX design post on their Behance profile. It is titled Avaya and it includes much more than just …

A Modern Mexican Home Rises With Vertical Timber Cladding

In Tijuana, Mexico, an architect designs an elegant new residence for his family of four.<p>When Mexican architect Jorge Gracia began designing a home for his own family, he found it helpful to reframe the project as a commission from an outside client. "The best decision I made was to not think that …

8 Ruling Web Design Trends for 2018

Written by Deepak Chauhan Web design trends have undergone an apparent change as one of the most dynamic industries in web technologies. It is 2018, …

18 Gmail settings that will change how you think about your inbox

Make your inbox more efficient and effective with these easily overlooked options.<p>When it comes to managing email, you need every advantage you can get.<p>Google recognizes this. The company has packed Gmail with dozens of advanced options that can save you time and add powerful possibilities into …

A Historic Propeller Factory Is Converted Into a Gorgeous Home

Built in the 1800s, this former factory in Jersey City breathes new life as a chic, sophisticated residence.<p>The beautiful transformation has been completed by New York City architecture and interior design firm Fogarty Finger. After renovating and expanding the former factory space, the result is a …

Before and After: An Outdated 80s Loft Is Rescued From a Flashy Color Palette

A Brooklyn–based firm reimagines every inch of this 3,100-square-foot space, infusing an "un-fussy" aesthetic throughout.<p>According to Clay Coffey, founder of the architecture and design firm Isaac-Rae, his first tour of this spacious loft was a bit blinding. "As the elevator doors opened, you were …

Building Helpful User Experiences

A practical look at a software support ecosystem that is an integral part of the product and sets users up for success.<p>The only “intuitive” interface …

UX Design

These 8 Prefabs in Seattle Make Us Want to Move to the Emerald City

There's a reason why prefabs are becoming ever so popular in the booming northwestern corner of Seattle, Washington.<p>Although Seattle has long been acclaimed for being surrounded by water, mountains, and evergreen forests, more recently, it's become a hotbed for modern design and high-quality …

Tour a Modern Scandinavian Remodel Boasting Clean Lines and Streamlined Design

For lovers of simplicity and minimalism, Scandinavian design will forever be the pinnacle of good taste. So when a Canadian couple made over their …

Gallery of Best Modern Examples of Ancient Courtyard Renovations in China - 5

Image 5 of 17 from gallery of Best Modern Examples of Ancient Courtyard Renovations in China. © Weiqi Jin, Ning Wang

Night photos that make Tokyo look like a sci-fi utopia

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Edo-Tokyo museum, modeled after a classic type of elevated warehouse, is already an impressive building in broad daylight and with no filters.<p>But in the dead of the night and in the hands of Australian photographer Tom Blachford, it turns into a dystopian megastructure from a distant …

Blade Runner

Free Sans Serif Typefaces That Could Make Your Projects Look More Sophisticated

Image via Marius Kempken<p><b>Sans serif fonts</b> are often favored for use in modern graphic design, thanks in part to their versatility and readability. …

I coach entrepreneurs and execs — and they do 10 things to go from good to great

No matter who you are, there's always room for improvement. And there always will be.<p>Because when you hit pause in your busy life and reflect on your emotional well-being, small parts of your life in which you are not fulfilling your true potential bubble and rise to the surface.<p>When you stay busy …

Entrepreneurship

Renovated 1960s A-frame cabin proves that clever design triumphs over square footage

This 1960s A-frame cabin went through a massive rehabilitation that took it from a rundown shack into a beautiful home tailored to the needs of its …

Bedrooms

4 Key Web Navigation Principles

Here’s how to make the foundation of your digital experience run smoothly so you can help more users get to where they need to go. <br>1. Keep Navigation …

UI Design

How French luxury speaker maker Devialet plans to become the 'Apple of sound'

It was 3 a.m. on a morning late in 2009 and Quentin Sannié, CEO of French luxury speaker maker Devialet, was crying alone in his house in Normandy while listening to a recording of Queen performing at Wembley Stadium in 1986.<p>"I had the first Devialet amplifier at home," Sannié recalled in a recent …

Apple Store

Top 20 Essential Anime

Here's a list of anime — both shows and movies — that make up the "core curriculum" for an anime watcher. Some are newer than others, some …

The New Rules of Form Design

Every day, we use forms for essential online activity. We fill them out to complete purchases; to sign up for email lists, social networks, and more; …

UX Design

Unique Backsplash Materials That'll Make You Look Twice

It may not get as much press as the countertop or appliances, but your backsplash can have a huge impact on the look of your kitchen. Most homeowners …

Interior Design

Image Optimization for Websites

When it comes to displaying images on the web, there’s a tight line to walk. Make them too large or too high-resolution, and your website will slow …

New Yakuza Kiwami E3 2017 Trailer

Yakuza Kiwami Is A New Take on an Old Brawler<p>Fun fact: The first Western port of <i>Yakuza</i> in 2005 for PS 2 feature the voice talents of Mark Hamil, …

20 great resources for learning graphic design

Maybe you’re right at the start of your graphic design career or studies. Or maybe you’ve been doing it for a few years, but still feel there are …

Must-See Expert Speeches for UI/UX and Product Designers. Set 2.

<i>Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow. (William</i> …

Inspiring Designs Highlighted By Sunken Tubs

Compared to regular tubs which protrude from the ground, sunken bathtubs are carved into the floor and this gives them this dramatic character which …

Escape into the glass rivers and lakes of these beautiful wood tables

If getting lost in a coffee table sounds improbable, you may change your mind once you see these beautiful furnishings. Artist and designer Greg …

Furniture