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Designing the Perfect Table of Contents: 50 Examples to Show You How

<i>Anyone who’s ever read a book is familiar with the infamous Table of Contents.</i> Rumored to be one of the most boring design elements of all time, it’s …

Graphic Design

Quinoa Breakfast Recipes That'll Start Your Day Off Right

Turbo charge your mornings with a healthy boost.<p>By now, most of us know what quinoa is. We know how to make it nice and fluffy. We know it's a complete vegetarian protein. And we know, for the most part, how to pronounce this South American grain. But not many of us know how to incorporate it into …

Frame, published by University of Texas Press, is Mark Cohen’s career retrospective.

Many people who’ve been photographed by Mark Cohen probably never saw him coming. For years, on the streets of his home city, Wilkes-Barre, …

This Nipple Tattooist Is Changing Women's Lives

Vinnie Myers is one of the "unsung heroes of breast cancer."<p>A few years ago, I was diagnosed with stage I breast cancer. At the age of 37, and with three daughters under the age of five, I chose aggressive treatment: bilateral mastectomy and six months of chemotherapy. The night before my surgery, …

How to Eat a Healthy Whole Foods, Plant-Based Diet on $50 Per Week

Having a tight grocery budget is something most all of us can relate to at least at some point or another. We all have our ups and downs when it …

Design Exercises To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

The creative mind is like the human body.<p>Creativity is something that should be trained everyday, or else it would get out of shape. Thus, doing some …

Pop art meets coffee with #sleevebucks

You'll never look at the Starbucks mermaid the same way again.<p>An amazing Tumblr artist is using Starbucks sleeves to recreate pop culture icons. …

Why Designers Should Never Use Fake Text In Web Design

Once you’re ready to go beyond low-fidelity, it’s time to ditch the lorem ipsum.<p>As we discussed in the Guide to Usability Testing, a webpage with a simple structure but quality content performs much better than a nice layout with subpar text. That at least proves its worth — but the importance of …

Real Life Infographics That Brilliantly Visualize Data Using Physical Objects

<b>Here’s a look</b> at other infographics that brilliantly displays data using physical objects, a technique that can simplify information, making it more …

Paula Scher on creativity as a small defiant act of misbehaving

Download options<p>Download: Paula Scher on creativity as a small defiant act of misbehaving<p>Click on a link to download the video file<p>“Creativity is a …

Artist Christoph Niemann Creates Playful Drawings That Interact With Art at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City

During a recent visit to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, artist Christoph Niemann (previously) created a series of drawings that playfully …

I Saw the Future at New York's Uncanny Smithsonian Museum

It's weird to see a working Nest thermostat on display at a Smithsonian museum in Manhattan. It's even weirder to tinker with the gadget, pushing …

Google releases Chrome extension that replaces blank tabs with works of art

Tired of staring at a white screen every time you open a blank tab in Chrome? Google has released a new extension that replaces Chrome's utilitarian new tab screen with classic works of art. The extension can either be set to give you a new artwork each day or a new artwork each time you open a …

The Smithsonian's design museum just got some high-tech upgrades

The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York just reopened its doors in December after more than three years of renovations. In the time that it was closed, the museum's operators made a number of changes — not only was more space carved out for the exhibitions, but three big …

Museums

Burger Bar Identity by kissmiklos for Burger&Love

Burger&Love, a playful burger bar brand identity design by kissmiklos.<p>Kissmiklos, a Budapest, Hungary based graphic designer and visual artist was …

Graphic Design

18 Latest Free Fonts For Designers

New <b>free fonts</b> for your web and graphic design projects. Professionally designed fonts are best for Headlines, Headings and print designs. Free …

15 Most Useful Tutorials to Convert a Design into HTML and CSS

After creating web template a designer should know how to convert it into HTML/CSS format.<p>This article contains 15 Most Useful Tutorials to Convert a …

Top 50 best logo fonts for 2015

There’s no formula to it, it’s just a certain je ne sais quoi that makes some fonts pitch-perfect for logo work. These are the special fonts that are …

Typography

Boho Fonts from Latinotype

The Boho fonts are inspired by a bohemian girl with a free soul and creative mind.<p>Chilean type designer Guisela Mendoza has developed the <b>Boho type</b> …

Chocolate Chip S'mores Cookies: Ellen in the Kitchen Recipe

Blogger Ellen Attard of Ellen in the Kitchen says it best: "So this isn't really a recipe. It's more like an idea to make s'mores cookies better." That's the kind of forward thinking we need more of in this world. Don't rest on your laurels! A delicious cookie isn't enough. Make it better!<p>So, …

Dessert

70+ Creative Logo Designs for Inspiration | Logos

Today we are presenting <b>70+ Creative Logo Designs for Inspiration</b>. <b>Logo</b> designs is a <b>graphical element</b> that, together with its logotype (a uniquely set …

10 exciting typography examples to inspire you

Finding new ways to create unique and exciting type means that you're always on the hunt for inspiration. There's plenty out there, particularly from …

Graphic Design

The Best Typefaces from January 2015

<i>Sean Mitchell is an interactive designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the editor of TypeRelease.</i><p>2015 started off with yet another set of gorgeous typefaces for all your design needs. Let’s check them out below.<p>Panton is inspired by the classic grotesque typefaces.<p>Ingra is a large …

50 Best Branding, Stationery PSD Mockups for Designers

Beautifully designed free branding identity and stationery <b>Mockup PSD Templates</b>. Designing corporate branding or visual identity can be most valuable …

Graphic Design

10 Free Sans Serif Fonts Everyone Should Have

Sans serif fonts are great because of their versatility. They can be used in virtually any context. It never hurts to have a lot of them at your …

Typography

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A Simple Web App That Makes Designing Your Own Font A Cinch

Think you’ve got what it takes to design the next Helvetica? Prove it with this app.<p>Designing a typeface is an equal mixture of art and science. But what if you take the art out of the equation, and just leave the (computer) science? Metaflop is a new online playground for font creation that lets …

These Posters For 2015’s Oscar Nominees Are Made Entirely From Stock Images

Most of the posters for the 87th Annual Academy Awards’ Best Picture nominees aren’t nearly as original as the films they advertise. (One even falls into the “white people almost kissing” movie poster cliché trap.)<p>But in what’s become an annual tradition, called Oscar Pop!, designers at stock photo …