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10 of the best apps for independent travellers

Luckytrip<p>Want an adventure and don’t care where? Luckytrip is the smarter version of showing up at the airport and buying the first flight you can afford. Just set a budget and let the app plan the perfect trip: it will figure out somewhere to go, a place to stay and something to do, with …

Apps

How the Brain Forms Original and Creative Ideas

<b>Developing an original and creative idea requires the simultaneous activation of two completely different networks in the brain: the associative –</b> …

16 Interior Design Trends You'll Definitely See in 2016

Here's what the editors at House Beautiful predict everyone will love in the coming year.<p>Will redecorating be one of your New Year's resolutions this time around? Start here — we've scoured all of our best design resources to predict what you'll want in your home in 2016.

Articles about 5 bathrooms bathe natural light on Dwell.com - Dwell

With their open floor plans and glass façades, these homes are perfectly designed to let light in. Check out our top five homes...<p>A creative office remodel for a local motion graphics studio.<p>It’s that time of year again: a time for too many mince pies, pinning stockings to the end of your bed or …

Prefab Homes

DIY FABRIC DYEING

so excited to bring you another post from the lovely ladies of bird dog wedding. they really outdid themselves with this one, it’s stunning!<p>“I’ve …

Crafting

19 tricks stores use to make you spend more money

From supermarkets to department stores, retailers employ clever techniques designed to get you to spend more.<p>Stores are carefully engineered, and every aspect of the design has a highly specific purpose — from the background music to the interior wall color.<p>To become more of a savvy shopper — and …

Personal Finance

Hill Stations: India’s Historic High-Altitude Getaways

These high-altitude escapes, where British colonials went to escape the heat, are getting renewed attention with the onset of PBS’s latest period …

HOUSE TOUR: From The Mountains To The Beach, A Fashion Exec's Two Getaways Stun

The consummate eye and creative spirit of Ralph Lauren executive Buffy Birrittella unites two very distinct – and stylish – retreats.<p>What unites two very distinct retreats—one on the Atlantic shore, the other in the mountains of Utah—is the consummate eye and creative spirit of Ralph Lauren …

Emma Buckley's Dye Lines vessels absorb colour through a tiny gap in the glazing

<b>Graduate shows 2015:</b> Bath School of Art and Design graduate Emma Buckley has coloured a range of decorative ceramic tableware by letting dye seep up …

Steal This Look: A Serene Bedroom Inspired by Gandhi

A while back we featured the Satyagraha House, a guesthouse on the property of what was Mohandas “Mahatma” Gandhi’s house in Johannesburg, South …

How To Make Speakers From Post-Its

Harnessing the power of sound using office supplies<p>On the ground floor of Pioneer Works Center for Arts and Innovation in Brooklyn, New York, a bearded and flanneled trio played gloomy arrhythmic music one Wednesday night. Upstairs, director of education David Sheinkopf taught a class on the …

Rare Earth

Travel tips: North Jutland, Denmark, and this week’s best deals

Photograph: Photograph courtesy of Niddfest<p>A celebration of nature writing at Niddfest in Nidderdale. Photograph courtesy of Niddfest<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/30/1435671603090/2e1c48c8-c2fb-42f8-bc51-497e33367d81-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Photograph …

All you need to know about picking a summer rosé

Rosé is a game of flirtation and charm.<p>Rosé wine is quite simple in the glass — it’s pink, it’s chilled, it tastes good. And this time of year, …

5 Apps That'll Help You Solve Any Color Challenge

Download these to find your perfect palette.<p>In a world where there are countless shades of beige alone, it's no wonder finding a great paint color can take months. Luckily, a new generation of apps for iPhone and Android aim to take some of the guesswork out of the process.<p>Coolors<p><i>Best for: Finding</i> …

40 free things to do in Rome

Travelling to Rome on a budget? Never fear – sightseeing in Italy's magnificent capital city doesn't have to cost the earth. Although many museums and monuments charge hefty admission fees, a surprising number of the famous sights are actually completely free. The doors of the city's art-laden …

Font of the day: Sortdecai

Here at Creative Bloq, we're big fans of typography and we're constantly on the hunt for new and exciting typefaces – especially free fonts. So, if …

Typography

A Visit to Matters of Space

We’re virtually visiting Los Angeles today, spending some time with PJ Roden and Katerina Gabbro, owners of Matters of Space, a design firm and …

4 Animated GIFs That Reveal The Secret To Great UX Testing

All designers should use these techniques to test their designs.<p>Great designs don’t just fall out of a designer’s brain. More often than not, they’re the result of rigorous testing, using a nebulous mix of scientific and not-so-scientific techniques. But if you’re not sure what the difference …

What You Need To Know About Facebook Changes on Flipboard

Facebook announced changes to the content they’re willing to share with third parties, including Flipboard. We want to give you a head’s up about what this means for you. Here’s what you need to know:<p>If you are among the two percent of readers who views Facebook on Flipboard, we regret to tell you …

Can You Guess What This Incredible Storefront Is?

A wedding salon for the modern bride.<p>Mociun White is a wedding salon that hardly looks like one. There’s no frilly white lace, no rose potpourri, and definitely no crocheted pillows with quotes about love. Instead, it’s spare, bright, and modern. Caitlin Mociun, jewelry designer and owner, handled …

Weddings

24 Place Names You’ve Probably Been Mispronouncing Your Whole Life

When travelling, a great faux-pas to avoid if you want to get in good with the locals is mispronouncing the name of the place you’re in. Luckily, …

3 Rules Of App Design, According To Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer

The ex-Googler and current Yahoo CEO spells out three rules anyone can use to make an app better.<p>A new book about embattled Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer reveals her three rules of great app design. Written by Nicholas Carlson, <i>Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!</i> details everything from Mayer’s …

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. …

Facebook Design Director: The 5 Most Common Design Mistakes

Facebook’s Julie Zhuo on the biggest traps designers fall into–and how to avoid them.<p>There’s no learning without mistakes. And I’ve done the following (as well as seen the following done) too many times to count. Luckily, there’s this thing called the “Internet” and this medium called an “article” …

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

How to balance a design career with creating your own art

<i>Alexander Huls is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Esquire and other publications. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>It’s a challenge many designers with full-time careers face: how do …

The 2015 Color Trends You NEED to Know Now

Design color trends<p>We asked 11 top designers to predict the design color trends of the upcoming year. From olive greens and bright patterns, to "Monet meets Molly Ringwald," these chic combinations may be the next big thing.

Artist Transforms Ugly Chicago Potholes Into Colorful Mosaics

Artist Jim Bachor adds a little touch of beauty to the ugly potholes along the streets of Chicago by creating small mosaics inside of the holes that have become quite the problem throughout the city. He uses tiny hand-cut pieces of Italian glass and marble to create beautiful artwork that stands …

Streetwear

Kustaa Saksi for Marimekko Spring 2015

Few brands garner instant recognition with just a glance at a single pattern, but Marimekko is surely one of them. The beloved Finnish label—first made popular in the US in the swinging '60s—is a longtime favorite for their bright yet tasteful home wares, fabrics, accessories and apparel offerings …

Design

Create Realistic Mixed-Media Waterscapes with a Free Guide from Craftsy (Sponsored) - The Fox Is Black

Have you dreamed about capturing the ocean’s beauty on canvas? Discover foolproof techniques for drawing and painting crashing waves, picturesque …