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Interview with an Illustrator: Dan Woodger - The Fox Is Black

Since graduating three years ago Dan Woodger’s oblong-eyed creations have graced the pages of numerous editorials, like ESPN and The New York Times, …

Carol Marine creates simple, beautiful paintings everyday - The Fox Is Black

The internet really is a wonderful place. If you look in the right places you’re bound to find some real treasures. Take for example the work of …

Siblings Recreate Childhood Photos as a Gift for Their Parents

San Francisco-based Redditor RUSirius7 and her two brothers started the new year by gifting their parents with a calendar full of childhood photos of the trio along with new recreations as 20-something-year-old adults. The past and present are juxtaposed next to each other, giving the siblings an …

Elaborate New Portraits Drawn on Vintage Maps by Ed Fairburn | Colossal

<p>Using a wide variety of canvases including railroad blueprints, star charts, geological and street maps, Welsh artist Ed Fairburn (previously here …

Monument Valley, a video game about impossible architecture - The Fox Is Black

Paul Rand is famous for saying, “Don’t try to be original; just try to be good.” This quote came to mind when I saw the trailer for ustwo’s newest …

The Gazel Hanger Might Actually Make You Want to Hang Up Your Clothes

We're no stranger to innovative clothes hanger designs. This time, we've been turned on to a design that consists a lot more than what meets the eye. …

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In newly solvent California, Dems propose free preschool

SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - A top California lawmaker unveiled a $1 billion proposal on Tuesday to fund free public preschool for all children in the most populous U.S. state, the latest challenge by Democratic leaders to fiscal restraints imposed by Governor Jerry Brown.<p>California Senate …

Surprise! The Senate Didn't Kill Unemployment Benefits

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Less than an hour after the surprise vote ending a Republican filibuster blocking unemployment …

Celebrity portraits by Terry O'Neill – in pictures

Terry O'Neill is one of the greatest celebrity photographers of the 20th century, and a key member of the group of portrait-takers that defined the 1960s. An exhibition at The Little Black Gallery features some of his most famous images. It can be seen at 13A Park Walk, London SW10 from 14 January …

3 Insanely Yummy Breakfast DIYs

We’re all for starting the day on the right foot, but it takes some serious planning to squeeze in a healthy breakfast before work. And, to be …

Jessica Simpson: No Woman Should Be 'Brought Down For Wearing A Pair Of Jeans'

Jessica Simpson knows a thing or two about being criticized for her clothing choices and her body. The most infamous outfit was <i>that</i> high-waisted denim, worn onstage at a Florida concert in 2009 and prompting headlines such as "Jessica Simpson Shocks Fans With Noticeably Fuller Figure."<p>But Jessica …

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Plus-Size Models Aren't Actually Plus-Size Anymore

Photo: Courtesy of ASOS CURVE.<p>Plus-size ain't what it used to be. Despite the fact that fuller-figured models like Crystal Renn and Ashley Graham are …

Inès de la Fressange Thinks Bad Taste Makes Fashion

Photo: Inès de la Fressange<p>Google 'Inès de la Fressange' and you'll find that she's most commonly described as the epitome of French chic. The model's effortlessly cool look is no doubt the reason that Japanese retailer Uniqlo enlisted her to design a collection, set to hit stores mid-March. But …

Attention, Amazon! Students Have Designed The Perfect Cardboard Box

Two Cooper Union undergrads constructed a box that’s less wasteful, easier to pack, easier to open, and good looking, too.<p>While some companies, like Ecovative, are tooling around with highly sustainable alternatives to shipping products around the world, two undergrads have just reinvented the …

Haha, Whut? This Scarf Doubles As A Tie

Just wrap and go!<p>Granted, I don’t wear a lot of ties, so I have no frame of reference for how annoying it might be to have to endure two pieces of neckwear at once. But is the burden of wrapping a scarf around your tie so great? The designers at &tie seem to think so. The Scandinavian company’s …

This Furniture Has A Face

Roberto Giacomucci’s furniture harnesses the power of pareidolia, making us see faces in every dresser, cabinet, and table.<p>Even in a house full of the most beautiful furniture, life can get lonely. Likewise, there can be something austere, even impersonal in some of the most well thought-out …

Hide From Bots By Masking Tweets In CAPTCHA

Worried someone is spying on you 140 characters at a time? This tool turns your communications into robot-immune pictures.<p>CAPTCHA is more than a few annoyingly squiggly letters that you need to decipher when verifying your identity online. It’s an acronym for “Completely Automated Public Turing …

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

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Concise History of the Ulm School of Design

And we’re back from a much needed Holiday Vacation!<p>In Lars Muller’s latest release they explore the work of the highly influential HfG ULm School …

Production Methods: Metal Injection Molding (MIM)

At this point even laypeople, not just us industrial designers, have heard of injection molding; it's how a lot of the plastic stuff we own is made. …

Personal Brand Identity by Konrad Kruczkowski

Konrad Kruczkowski – Personal Identity Design.<p>Konrad Kruczkowski is a Cracow, Poland based Senior Graphic Designer working for creative agency Opcom. …

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Surreal Murals by ‘Etam Cru’ Turn Drab Facades into Eye-Popping Imagery | Colossal

<p>Polish artists Sainer and Bezt, collectively known as Etam Cru, paint large scale murals of surreal and frequently humorous subjects in locations …

Magic Maker Co. – Brand Identity by KnowHow

Magic Maker is a company dedicated to organize and create magical experiences for their large list of clients from all over the world. The graphic …

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11 Delightfully Absurd Architectural Drawings

Josh Lewandowski has been doodling architectural nonsense almost every day since September, “just ’cause.”<p>Is there value in spending time on something with no practical application whatsoever? Josh Lewandowski reckons so. The Minneapolis-based architect-designer has a blog where he has been posting …

Footwear by Q Designs Transcends Categorization

One of the biggest barrier for designers getting their work to the public is the current state of large scale physical retail, which can inhibit risk …

Interview: Scott Croyle of HTC

Faced with some very deep pocketed rivals, decreasing market share and customers who are constantly looking for what’s next, Scott Croyle, HTC’s Senior Vice President of Design, is a master at finding his vision and keeping the design team motivated. We met up in London to talk about his three …

Why Curved Glass Will Change Gadget Design Forever

At CES this week, Corning announced a new type of glass that will make curved iPhones and iWatches possible. And that’s just to start.<p>The smartphones in our hands, the tablets on our laps, the computers on our desks and the televisions on our walls. We live in a blocky world of glowing glass …

Funny Miniature Scenes Playfully Set Upon Delicious Foods

The clever stylings of these culinary masters feature witty arrangements and subtle humor that will make you smile. Commercial food photographers Pierre Javelle and Akiko Ida have been developing their playfully miniature series since 2002. Entitled <i>Minimiam</i>–a blend of the words “miniature” and …