Sam Brennan

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The Only North American Mountains That Blow Colorado Away

My parents were professional photographers, and not coincidentally I grew up in the shadow of the most gorgeous mountains in the hemisphere. Work …

Hiking

This Font Changes As You Type & Is Dangerously Mesmerizing

Your inner graphic-design nerd is going to <i>love</i> this.<p>Futuracha Pro, created by graphic designer Odysseas Galinos Paparounis of Greek branding agency …

7 Graphic Design Resources for Non-Designers And Businesses on a Budget

While I firmly believe nothing can compete with a seasoned graphic designer and their years of experience, as someone who has worked with a lot of small and medium sized businesses I get it; budgets are tight and not every business has the luxury of putting a graphic designer on payroll despite …

Creative Alphabet Based on Cities Around the World

Le graphiste et typographe écossais Jack Daly a commencé un projet visuel intitulé <i>Wanderlust Alphabet</i> qui a pour but de représenter chaque lettre de …

5 Incredible Castles in Portugal Photos

The country of Portugal defined its borders in 12th century, making it one of the oldest nations in Europe. In fact, its capital city of Lisbon is thought to be older than Rome by about four centuries. With nearly 900 years of history, it’s no wonder, then, that Portugal is home to a number of …

When night falls, some internet cafes double as shelters for the displaced

A lack of affordable housing and a surge in homelessness in New York City has turned the relics of the dot-com boom into a makeshift refuge for the exhausted at night, as noted on The New York Times' blog on Friday.<p>During the day, the few remaining 24-hour internet cafes still serve their …

Veii

Rome's ancient Etruscan rival, now a park full of ruins.<p>Only 17 km northwest of the Eternal City stand the ruins of the rival that almost snuffed out …

Archaeology

21 places in Italy you never thought to visit (but really should)

Planning an Italian holiday in 2018 but want to escape the tourist hordes? Then head instead to one of these lesser-known gems.<p>1. Marina de Pisciotta, Campania<p>Lee Marshall, author of Telegraph Travel's guides to Rome, Florence, Tuscany and Sicily, recommends this unheralded spot in the Province of …

20 of America's most beautiful hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — With so many iconic cities and diverse landscapes, beautiful hotels in the USA can seem like a dime a dozen. But some are, quite simply, more beautiful than others and truly worthy of note.<p>From rustic alpine lodges in the Rocky Mountains to sleek beachfront resorts in Miami, we've …

San Antonio

Amazing Places In Greece That You Won't Believe Are Real | GreekReporter.com

Greece, a land of gods and nymphs, has a number of exquisitely beautiful places that appear to have come out of a fairy tale. Here are some of …

European Travel

13 cities you can't pronounce (but should definitely visit)

As of tomorrow British travellers can add a new destination to the ever-growing list of intriguing places to visit in eastern Europe – with names that can only be pronounced after you’ve had at least five vodkas.<p>This one is Olsztyn – pronounced "Ol-sh-tin" since you ask – a modest-sized city on the …

New Evocative Portraits Harmoniously Blend with Paper Maps

Paper maps aren't as common as they used to be, since the advent of various apps and GPS systems we find ourselves relying on more and more during our travels. While this may be the case, artist Ed Fairburn appreciates the craft of cartography and is working to repurpose physical maps as he expands …

60+ free awesome resources for Architects and Designers

<b>Design is hard</b>. We all know that. But the design process could be less painful by <b>sharing resources with each other</b>! So over at Pitcrit we have …

Minimalist Animal Logos That Creatively Use Their Unique Body Shapes

Indian graphic designer Shibu PG uses a subtle touch to add animal features to words. He modifies just one letter to add the defining characteristic; …

Graphic Design

Line Art Used in Logo Design – 25 Great Concepts and Ideas

Creative logos created with abstract line artwork. Line art logo designs are very trendy and eye-catching for customers to recognize the logo design. …

Robert Farkas’ Watercolor Mood

Robert Farkas is an illustrator based out of Budapest, Hungary. He is known for his unique style that blends watercolors and digital …

Frank Lloyd Wright's designs are hot properties again

When writer Emily Novick and her husband, Steve Goldstein, then a pediatrics professor and physician in chief at Comer Children's Hospital, moved to Chicago in 2004 from the East Coast, they scoured the housing market in Kenwood and Hyde Park, looking for a home that would offer enough space to …

Amazing Line Art Used in Logo Design – 25 Creative Examples

Line art and line-based <b>logo designs</b> are very trendy and eye-catching for customers to recognize the logo design. Today we will present to you <b>25</b> …

A branding expert’s visual breakdown of the year’s most popular logo trends

When seeing a new logo, how many times have you asked yourself, “Where have I seen that before?”<p>This year, Bill Gardner asked himself that very question 25,000 times.<p>Since founding the popular online logo database LogoLounge in 2002, Gardner has seen more than 200,000 logos (some approved, some …

Graphic Design

Maps We Love

A map can change the world. And so can you. With the right resources, you too can create beautiful, powerful maps like these that we love.<p>Death in …

Maps

How To Design The Perfect Business Logo [Infograhic]

The folks at CompanyFolders have created a great infographic detailing “The Recipe for a Perfect Logo” (below). I like the way it is sliced it down …

20 Awesome Free Design Kits for Web and Graphic Designers

Free design kits are amazing PSD freebies for web and graphic designers. These new PSD and AI free design kits will save you a lot of time and let …

12 New Free Fonts for Designers

GDJ offer huge collection of <b>Free Fonts</b>, download fonts for commercial or personal usage. Today’s we’re gathered best fonts for headings and …

Designing patterns: the biggest web trend of 2015 so far

2015 has inherited a lot of trends from previous years, there’s been a steady evolution of ideas — Flat Design into Material Design for example — but …

25 Amazing Text Effect Photoshop & Illustrator Tutorials

Amazing <b>text effect tutorials</b> are for those who really love to make outstanding type art. In this article we are gathered <b>new text effect Photoshop</b> …

25 Creative Branding, Visual Identity and Logo Design Examples

Professional branding or visual identity can be most valuable asset for any company or brand. <b>Corporate branding</b> is what sets your business apart from …

USA Cities Animated

Today I want to share some really cool illustrations but they are not just beautiful, they are also animated. The work was done by Latham Arnott and …

Animation

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …