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Buy: Bullshit Candle

Despite its name, IIUVO and Stefan Brüggemann's "Bullshit" candle smells divine. With notes of Sichuan pepper, grapefruit, lavender, musk, guaiac wood and more, the candle was inspired by the theory of bullshit. According to the makers, the scent has been derived from the idle content that's found …

What Type of Desk Does the President of the United States Use?

And why was it upcycled from an abandoned ship's timbers?<p>As each new American President moves into the White House, they have their choice of what …

Minimal Lingerie Without the Lace or Frills

While lower temperatures in the north means piling on scratchy wool sweaters, the lingerie underneath doesn't need to be the same. Thankfully, there are more comfortable, minimalist alternatives to the mass-produced sea of frills, bows and neon colors than ever before—high-quality materials have …

Clothing

Fonts

URW Dock, a modern geometric type family inspired by the square sans typefaces of the 1960s. Designed by Jörn Oelsner for foundry URW++, the design...<p>…

Sabotage Typeface inspired by Saul Bass’ Vertigo Movie Poster

Sabotage – Vintage Poster Font.<p>The <b>Sabotage</b> typeface is inspired by the legendary Vertigo movie poster by Saul Bass. Font designers Ricardo Marcin and …

Typography

54 Colorful Small Icons – Introducing The Smallicons [Freebie]

Here’s what you’ll get:<p>PSD file with 32- and 64-pixel versions;<br>• Ready-to-use PNG files in 32- and 64-pixel versions (@2x sizes are also included with …

12 ways I'm using Evernote now on business travel

Celtic mirror in the British Museum<p>No matter how much or little I take with me on business trips, I'm always packing Evernote, the mega-notetaking …

Directors Edition Digital Alarm Clock

The problem with most clocks is that they’re utterly boring. What could possibly be interesting about counting seconds, minutes and hours day after …

Crowd Funding

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ISPs

UI Design: Folding App

The time for a new post on UI Design has come and here it is, a fine example of a folding app design. This is a fresh idea for a cool app, which I'd …

Burning Man 2013: The Scene

See photos of the Church Trap, the Hug Deli and other temporary attractions<p>24<p>Among the most talked-about installations at Burning Man 2013 was …

Lovely Package Design by Isabela Rodrigues

A good package design will catch any consumer's attention, and will add so much for a good, solid identity. From time to time we get to see some nice …

A Lamp In Which You Can Store Your Favorite Things

Favorite Things is a lamp by designer Chen Karlsson that has a glass shade with a hole, specifically designed as a kind of display case for objects. …

Collage Makes A Cool Comeback At MoMA

A new MoMA exhibition examines the all-important role of collage, long-lost love of architects.<p>The ways we make architecture were forever changed by two commands: Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V. But as a new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York argues, the practice of cutting and pasting took …

LG G2 Announced, High End Camera, Unique Features and A Snapdragon 800 Processor (video)

LG’s<p>OptimusG2 landed today in NYC. Note that the company is no longer using the Optimus moniker and according to company heads this will be the case …

Astonishing Hyper-Realistic Scenes Made With LEGO

It's rare that a collaboration can produce such magnificent results as this.<p>Nathan Sawaya (known to many as 'The Brick Artist' these days) is the …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Best New Hotels Of 2013

<i>-- Editors, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Here at Condé Nast Traveler, we're obsessed with hotels -- that's why we're thrilled to unveil the 2013 Hot List, the buzz-making list of our favorite new hotels that have opened in the past year. The entire list of 154 properties spans the globe, from a tiny …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation that comes with big-time popularity.<p>Here are 10 destinations great enough to make the …

Sri Lanka

Brilliant Words Of Advice From 14 Great Graphic Designers

A new book anthologizes the wisdom of the most influential designers in the world.<p>It’s late in the day, you’ve been working on a project for weeks, and you’re stumped. The client meeting is in hours, and you’ve got tons of ideas, none of which seem to be quite right. Then, self-doubt creeps in: …