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Ben Affleck has bravely issued a public statement regarding his bad tattoo

Rumors have swirled about Ben Affleck’s very bad tattoo for years. The ink—which appears to be some sort of molten bird permanently written onto the …

Ben Affleck

The elegance your workspace needs

Finding its intersection between the two categories of products that dominate our workspace, the LAY combines tech and stationery. Using a simple …

Revolutionize Your Event Planning With These 7 Technological Innovations | Inc.com

Event planning can be a nightmare when your team members are operating on different wavelengths. Minor details end up triple-checked while mission-critical items are overlooked, meaning you're fighting even more of an uphill battle than you have to. Fortunately, there are plenty of technological …

Event Planning

How to Measure -- and Increase -- the ROI of Your Events | Inc.com

Despite -- or perhaps because of -- our societal penchant for everything virtual, we still yearn for face-to-face moments. A prime example of the importance we place on gathering with others is our constant support of live events. Roughly a quarter of each chief marketing officer's budget is …

Marketing

Get hired as a graphic designer with this online bootcamp that's just $15

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Cajun Cake Recipe

This popular Cajun cake is an easy one-layer pineapple cake finished with a coconut and pecan topping. It's a moist, delicious cake, perfect for a …

Salted Caramel Shortbread Bites

If you're a fan of the salt and caramel combination but haven't tried it at home yet, this is a delicious way to experiment. The recipe is a twist on …

Dessert

Design Custom Boxes & Packaging

1<p>Shape it<p>We offer many different box styles and sizes. Choose the one that fits your product’s needs and start designing in 3D.<p>2<p>Design it<p>Showcase …

8 graphic design trends for 2017

So we’re already into 2017, in case you haven’t noticed. That means you probably have already broken one of your New Year’s resolutions. Don’t worry, my resolution to get better sleep has already been dashed.<p>But one of my resolutions that I will not be breaking is to become a better graphic …

Watch: How To Use The Golden Ratio In Logo Design

<b>Even if you’re</b> not a graphic designer, artist, illustrator, or photographer, there’s high chance you would have heard of the Golden Ratio—a common …

Graphic Design

The ink-less pen that writes forever!

This pen is literally timeless. In the sense that it will run forever, that too without a single drop of ink. Coming from the one company that knows …

Don't Leave the Loyalist in the Dust

Today, marketers have more technology and data than ever before to reach consumers in personal and relevant ways. At the same time, consumers are …

Marketing

This $16 Teapot Combines the Beauty of Japanese Design With Actual Function

<i>This year’s Met Gala theme — Rei Kawakubo and Comme des Garçons — got us thinking: There’s such great Japanese-made stuff worth knowing about (much</i> …

Design principle: Aesthetics

The power of beauty in designToday’s article is about understanding what is aesthetic design and its importance for the perception of usability. …

Product Design

The Power of Color and What Each Shade Is Best For - Dwell

So when it comes to designing your space, it's important to think about how each area will be used, what feeling you want to create, and any issues you want to tackle. In general, the brightness of light colors creates an effect that seems to expand tight spaces. On the contrary, dark, warm colors …

Interior Design

6 Ways Millennials Have Changed Business Practices

These tech savvy workers are changing the way we work, for the better.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millennials get a lot of flack for being entitled or lazy, but the truth is, Generation Y has actually changed the world of business. A few years ago, I saw a void in …

Customer Service

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Facebook launched a new tool for advertisers called Advanced Measurement</b>. It allows brands to compare the effectiveness of their campaigns on the social network to the performance of other platforms.<p><b>2. The British trade body IPA unveiled its list of advertising game changers from the past 100</b> …

Advertising

Nicki Minaj’s Scandalous Top and More of the Best Paris Fashion Week Moments

Vanity Fair’s Fashion Director Michael Carl has the rundown of the newsworthy, eye-popping moments at Paris Fashion Week.<p>This last week has been a doozy. I flew to L.A. from Milan for the “little Oscar party” that <i>Vanity Fair</i> had (perhaps you heard about it), and then I hopped on a plane back to …

Fashion Week

Would you want to see an ad when you unlocked your phone, if it cut your phone bill?

Barcelona, Spain<p>Telcos have seen their revenues eaten away for years by “over-the-top” players—internet applications like Skype or Facebook Messenger that let users send messages and make calls online for free. Now telcos are showing signs of exploring the very revenue stream that made their …

Selling

The Office Where HBO Is Incubating Its Next Big Idea

HBO Digital Products–the network’s innovation arm–has a new office in Seattle that’s purpose-designed to spark new projects like HBO Go.<p>When HBO was founded in 1974, home entertainment involved network television and renting movies. Cable was an exciting novelty. How things would change in the …

San Francisco

Spaghetti bolognese - delicious. magazine

• 1 tbsp olive oil<br>• 1 onion, diced<br>• 150g smoked bacon lardons<br>• 500g beef mince, seasoned<br>• 400g tinned chopped tomatoes<br>• 150ml red wine<br>• 300ml water<br>• Worcestershire …

The next big thing in luxury travel is this company that will build you a custom temporary hotel wherever you want

Called Blink, the highly personalized service provides temporary accommodations and a staff to set it all up and take it all down later. Prices range depending on the location and the length of your stay, but they can go anywhere from $10,964 a person for a three-night vacation in Morocco to …

Luxury Travel

How To Negotiate For The Fees You Deserve

Design is often seen as a luxury. Convince clients of the value of your work with these six negotiation strategies.<p>When was the last time you went to your doctor or your lawyer or your dentist and negotiated the fee? Never, right?<p>You don’t do that, because these professions have established …

Los Angeles

Why every office should scrap its clean desk policy

<i>iStock</i><p>Economist Tim Harford writes about a fascinating experiment to identify the most productive and inspiring office setup<p>The 5S system of …

How Drones Are Changing Our View of the World

Nanping, Fujian Province, China<br>Aaron Liu<p>1 of 17<p>Seeing the world from above is a metamorphic experience. A leafless tree becomes a spider web, a …

Photography

Why Africa’s Musicians Are a Marketing Goldmine

Stylish, dynamic and extremely popular, Afrobeats stars are brand ambassadors for many multinationals in Africa but the fashion industry has yet to …

Africa

Learning the Laws of Lighting With a Sphere and Applying Them to Photography

In this informative video from Jay P. Morgan of The Slanted Lens, Jay goes back to the basics to show off the principles of light, and how they …

A Strange New App Wants to Disrupt the DJ Booking Economy

AGNT is offering to be your agent.<p>Following the lead of industry-disrupting tech startups such as Uber, Airbnb, and Spotify,a new tech company called AGNT hopes to innovate and "liberate" the market sector of DJ bookings. Their platform is designed to connect DJs directly with event organizers, …

Startups

A Minimalist’s Guide To Menswear

Keep It Simple<p>If, like me, you have children, then you’ll be well aware that any attempt to live a minimalist life quickly turns into a sick joke. …

Men's Fashion