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Wire Tree Sculptures by Clive Maddison

Clive Maddison is a British artist that twists and bends long strands of aluminum wire into beautiful tree sculptures. Each wire strand runs from the …

Art

Artist Spent a Year in the Woods Creating Mysterious Sculptures

Deep in the woods of southern France, artist Spencer Byles transformed the forest into a mysterious wonderland through a series of spectacular, organic sculptures. Byles spent a year immersed in the woodlands of La Colle sur Loup, Villeneuve-Loubet, and Mougins for this ambitious project. …

Fantastical Illustrations of Dreamy Worlds by Diana Sudyka

Chicago-based illustrator Diana Sudyka paints folk-inspired works that feature her subjects in the great outdoors. Her elegant images are partially silhouetted, and she uses their solid coloring as a stage for the beautifully-drawn patterning and details that adorn their bodies. Sudyka wraps them …

Painting

Breakfast Friday | Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie Smoothie

How to Make Crumpets at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: If you ever thought crumpet was just a funny word for English muffin, think again. Izy Hossack from Top With Cinnamon is illuminating the</i> …

E-cigarettes and coffee at London’s Vape bar – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 2:30 pm, March 26, 2014 in Food & Drink<p>Jeez, smoking with actual cigarettes is so 2013. It’s like reading a magazine made from paper. Erm, …

Markets And Shopping Events: April 2014

It’s easy to get caught up in the large shopping centres and accessible chain stores that London has to offer. But look a little further and there …

Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined – review

There's a terrible misconception about architecture, which is that it is a visual art. Yes, you can see buildings and photograph and film them, but a great deal of your experience of a given space has to do with its temperature and acoustic, its odour or lack of it, the feel of the floor under your …

Studio Visit: Aliki Kirmitsi

There is a tangibly refined and almost childlike simplicity about Cyprus-born, London-based set designer Aliki Kirmitsi’s images. Her goal—when approaching any project—is to, "create a space that is balanced and carries an element of surprise, weaving stories of space through the visual medium.” …

Open your mind for the Festival of Imagination at Selfridges – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 10:15 am, January 18, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment, Fun London<p>OK, time to escape the January rain, get your head out of those grey clouds …

Oyster Zones, Gin & London Past

London news and travel<p>We're getting a £4(ish) cut in our council tax - does that make up for fare rises?<br>• From spring you'll be able to access the …

Up On The Wall: How Working Walls Unlock Creative Insight

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Google’s Dead-Simple Tool For Making UX Decisions: 2 Jars Of Marbles

When the Android team wants to decide whether a design decision is good or bad, they turn to the least techie of tricks.<p>Nothing is perfect. So even for the most successful platforms, design needs to continuously evolve. But beyond mere gut instinct or that ephemeral talent of taste, how can you …

The 8 Steps To Creating A Great Storyboard

Google Ventures’ Jake Knapp takes us through the lightning-fast process he employs to get a team’s ideas down on paper.<p>[<i>Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of seven posts on running your own Google Ventures design sprint. Read the first part here, the second here, and the third …

7 Design Principles, Inspired By Zen Wisdom

Want to become the next Steve Jobs–or just understand his near-spiritual devotion to simplicity? This primer, outlining the main tenets of Zen design, will help.<p>One of the best-known photographs of the late Steve Jobs pictures him sitting in the middle of the living room of his Los Altos house, …

Life After Kickstarter: 5 Costly Lessons From A Kickstarter-Backed Designer

Kickstarter backers pledged $212,265 to make Jon Fawcett’s flexible iPod dock a reality. Here’s what came next.<p>For Jon Fawcett, Kickstarter success came with an unusual soundtrack: an air horn.<p>The din started on May 7, 2012, the day Fawcett and his colleagues at Fuse Chicken, a four-person design …

3 Paths Toward A More Creative Life

Want to be more creative? Sometimes it’s just a matter of giving yourself the space to think, writes Bruce Nussbaum.<p>Everyone can learn to be more creative, but to become very creative, I’ve come to believe you need to lead a creative life. In watching my best students, in examining the lives of …

Creativity

10 Art Exhibitions To Look Forward To In 2014

We've done our look back over the top 10 art exhibitions of 2013, but now it's time to look forward to next year and what's in the pipeline. The last …

New Glass Room in French Alps Offers Amazingly Scary View

A brand new installation in the French Alps, called <i>Step Into the Void</i>, opens today for those who are not afraid of heights. On the uppermost terrace of Aiguille du Midi, Europe's highest mountain peak, sits a glass cube that looks like it's suspended in mid-air. Now the tallest attraction in …

Grand Canyon