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The Nashville Designer Making Your Favorite Shoes at Anthropologie

Ceri Hoover went from making pillows to making really good shoes and bags.<p>Nashville designer Ceri Hoover officially started her accessories brand in 2013, after a few years of experimenting with a very different type of craft: pillow making. That eventually segued into a handbag and shoe brand …

8 free apps for picking a colour scheme

As a visual creative, colour is one of the most important tools at your disposal. But how do you go about creating the perfect colour scheme for your …

Graphic Design

Alison Scarpulla Photography

Adorable 35 mm analog photography by Alison Scarpulla.More than 3 years have passed since our first and until now only feature of Alison Scarpulla‘s …

Photography

2016 Gift Guide: Tech

The best tech gifts aren’t just gadgets, but devices or accessories that make life easier, more fun, and a little more comfortable for the recipient. …

China girl: Dina Goldstein's satirical pinups – in pictures

In her series Modern Girl, artist Dina Goldstein updates 1930s Chinese adverts to lampoon our quest for the perfect lifestyle

“Design has nothing to do with art”: Design legend Milton Glaser dispels a universal misunderstanding

Design is not art. It’s a distinction understood by practicing designers, but it still eludes many. In an Oct. 29 talk at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, the 87-year-old graphic design legend Milton Glaser gave the best definition of the practice of design.<p>“Design is the process of going …

Graphic Design

The best laptop stands

<i>By Kimber Streams</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>If you spend hours every day hunched over a laptop at your desk, get a laptop stand. Paired with a mouse and an external keyboard, a laptop stand can help fix …

Laptops

Inside Look at Marriott Mattresses & Bedding | Marriott TRAVELER

Getting a good night’s rest can be harder than you think. Everything from every day stresses to the very rooms in which we try to sleep can keep us …

4 Really Simple Steps to Help You Achieve Any Goal

That's all it takes! Courtesy of Harvard Business Review.<p>Originally published by <b>Marshall Goldsmith</b> on LinkedIn: Four Simple Steps to the Life of Your Dreams!<p>My good friend, designer Ayse Birsel, has taught me a wonderful new and fun way to make amazing changes in my life. She calls her process …

MacTrast Deals: Magnetic Bluetooth 4.1 Wireless Sport Headphones

- Aug 28, 2016<p>Go wireless with these great Magnetic Bluetooth 4.1 Wireless Sport Headphones! No wires to tangle, easy Bluetooth connection to your …

A camera bag that’s ready for adventure: PRVKE 21 by WANDRD

The quest for the perfect camera bag is one every avid photographer will ultimately find himself on. And what should be a simple search can turn into …

Ohio Wedding at Gervasi Vineyard in Canton

It was pouring rain the evening Bobby Bott planned to pop the question to Kelly McCready, his high school sweetheart. But rather than select a sunnier night, the anxious groom-to-be simply worked the stormy weather into his proposal. "He strategically placed notes around the house that eventually …

12 Tiny-Ass Apartment Design Ideas to Steal

Just when I think I’ve seen the tiniest studio apartments in Paris making efficient use of every last inch of space, some interior design blog or …

How Design Is Helping Us Understand The Brain

A startup incubated through TED’s inaugural residency program in New York is helping demystify neuroscience–and this is only the start.<p>Neuroscience has advanced tremendously over the past few decades, but the field remains a puzzle to most. A new startup called The Leading Strand wants to help the …

Neuroscience

The role of psychology as a design tool

You are probably familiar with the concept of user-centred design (UCD). There are many variations, but the basic elements look like this:<p><i>Explore ></i> …

5 top tips for graduate designers

Originally I was planning to write an upbeat account of some of the things that freshly graduated students armed with carefully crafted design …

UX Design

8 things to know about building a design portfolio

Bloc's Emelyn Baker on creating a design portfolio that lets your passion shine.The post 8 things to know about building a design portfolio appeared …

UX Design

A Wooden Speaker that Mimics the Sound of Vinyl

When it comes to music listening, sometimes you want to go old-school and with the resurgence of vinyl over the last 10 years, it’s no surprise some …

Mast Collaborates with Calico Wallpaper on Sea Salt Chocolate

New York-based chocolatiers Mast Brothers just launched a delectable collection of chocolates that incorporate rare sea salts and other unusual …

How to Create Your Own Wallpaper, Gift Wrap, Desktop Background and More

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to create custom-designed artwork, textiles or desktop wallpapers, we have an upcoming online class with your name on it. We’ve teamed up with pattern extraordinaire Megan Gonzalez to teach you the basics of designing patterns in Adobe Illustrator. The best part? …

How to make difficult hair selections in Photoshop CC

If you photograph people or even furry animals, then at some point you’re probably going to have to make some kind of hair selection that lets you …

50 essential books every graphic designer should read

When it comes to seeking inspiration and learning, graphic designers are spoilt for choice. There is a wealth of literature at our fingertips, all …