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Vans 2015 Spring/Summer Old Skool "Sidestripe" Pack

Vans puts a refreshing twist on the classic Old Skool with the introduction of its seasonal<p>Vans puts a refreshing twist on the classic Old Skool with …

How to get started in Calligraphy

In case you missed this epic post by Seb Lester…<p><i>Seb Lester gives us an insight into his practice and offers tips to anyone wishing to develop their calligraphy skills. Full videos of above animations here: Destiny and Heart & Soul</i><p>Calligraphy is enjoying something of a renaissance at the moment. I first noticed at the beginning of 2013 when mainstream publications like Salon started taking an interest in my calligraphy work. Momentum has gathered since then to the point that one of my …

8 Faces, Type Worship: Top Posts

New and updated:<p>Since launching in 2011, we’ve interviewed designers, written essays, presented research and hand-picked hundreds of inspiring type and lettering projects to feature on Type Worship. Here, we’ve collected a sample of the most popular entries—and a few of our favourites.<p>Typographers’ Typefaces<p>The 25 most admired typefaces by typographers, type designers and letterers. Wouldn’t it be great to have a short list of typefaces, hand-picked by designers in the type industry? Each issue …

A brief history of web design for designers. Explained with animations

My interest in coding my designs was lost at the the moment I realized how much trickery had to be done to make it happen. Seemingly simple issues …

10 Ways to Actually Keep Your 2015 Fitness Goals

From the editors of ELLE.com, this year will be different, right? Right!<p>For the past few weeks, we've been laying around the house munching on sweets with our families by day and <i>over-indulging</i> with our friends by night—hey, it's just that time of year. Now, it's time to regain our collective focus. …

Working Out With Supermodel Karlie Kloss: The Toned Legs GIF

If you are one of the 9.3 million viewers who tuned into the Victoria’s Secret Show last month, chances are you couldn’t help wondering <i>exactly</i> how <b>Karlie Kloss</b>—whose 6’1” frame has never looked longer, leaner, or stronger—prepped for the runway.<p>According to the model, fitness has been a way of life …

New Smartphone Battery Goes From Dead To 70 Percent Charged In 2 Minutes, Scientists Say

A team of scientists say they've figured out a way to supercharge the lithium-ion batteries traditionally found in smartphones and tablets. And all it takes is adding a readily available substance usually found in sunscreen.<p>The new-fangled battery, developed by researchers at Nanyang Technological …

Artist Creates Surreal Pictures With Shelter Dogs To Help Find Them New Homes

Sarolta Ban, a talented Hungarian photographer (whom we’ve written about before) is back with more beautiful surreal images of loving shelter dogs …

Light Transforms Sydney’s Buildings Into Stunning Works Of Art For ‘Vivid Sydney’ Festival

Once a year, Sydney gets decked out in beautiful lights and light-art installations as a part of the Vivid Sydney event.<p>There’s a lot going on at the …

Street artist Alphons ter Avest paints intricate rugs right onto the pavement.

Grey, Singapore: Multinational Typeface

The team at Grey Advertising‘s Singapore office designed a fascinating modular Multinational Typeface, using colors and composition representative of …

Vicki Turner: Drop in the Ocean

With tons of plastic waste filling the globe’s oceans, Vicki Turner set out to do something about it. The result: <i>Drop in the Ocean</i>, a limited edition …

Alliteration Inspiration: Universe & Umbrellas

Alliteration Inspiration is a weekly column featuring the top twenty pieces of visual inspiration based on two random alliterative themes. This …

Morgan Davidson: Colored Pencil Season Girls Illustration Series

About Courtney<p>Courtney is the founder of Design Work Life and Seamless Creative, a small design studio she runs with her husband Brian. She now …

Do You Hate Hubs? Test Case: Sada Folding Bike

Have you seen the Sada folding bike yet? Nearing the size of an umbrella when folded, this concept bike combines an intriguing and slightly …

Uncommon Typography

Richard T. Walker explores the relationship between man and his surroundings in his series of photographs, “Us Through This.”

Today's Beauty Secret

BAZAAR's beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.

Sephora In Your Living Room? Meet Mink, A 3-D Color Makeup Printer

This Tech Crunch story has the beauty industry talking — Harvard Business School graduate Grace Choi created the Mink, a little printer that lets you …

Chair that Looks Like It’s Being Lifted by Balloons

The 1953 French movie <i>Le Ballon Rouge</i> inspired h220430 to create the Balloon Chair. The look of the chair was inspired by the main character’s …

17 Of The Most Beautiful Steps Around The World

Street art is gradually coming to be accepted as a legitimate and wonderful art form by more and more people, but that doesn’t mean that street …

Designer Turns Everyday Objects Into Creatures And Playful Images

Domenic Bahmann, a clever designer based in Melbourne, Australia, has a wonderfully understated style to his tongue-in-cheek miniature designs that …

Rebecca Louise Law's Suspended Flower Installations

View Gallery<p>Rebecca is an Installation Artist who works with natural materials. She trained in Fine Art at Newcastle University, England. Her work …

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