Jake Nowicki

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Bold yet playful brand identity for Japanese sushi restaurant, Samurai

We love this playful brand identity created for Stockholm-based restaurant, Samurai, by designers Fanny Löfvall, Nanna Basekay and Oliver Sjöqvist. …

Can’t Program? Now There’s A WYSIWYG For Designing With Code

A new tool from Framer makes it easy to design with JavaScript–even if you don’t know a lick of code.<p>Gone are the days when designers did all their UI/UX concepts in Photoshop. Now, they’re being called on to code their mockups.<p>But how do you introduce designers to code if they’ve never programmed …

48 Hours of Gluttony: Best Calgary Restaurants

Calgary restaurants have not always had a great reputation. When we talk about food in Canada it’s always first about Montreal and then Vancouver and …

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Norway: Stunning photos of surfers under the northern lights inside the Arctic Circle

Think of surfing, and you probably picture bronzed athletes under glorious sunshine riding turquoise waves on to pristine white beaches. You probably …

10 awesome cities you can fly to for dirt-cheap this spring

This spring, new routes from major carriers like American, JetBlue, United, and Virgin America will mean big savings on service both in the U.S. and abroad.<p>Here are the 10 routes with the best potential for bargains.

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Just back from: Namibia

Meghan and Adam exploring the world's oldest desert on fat tire bikes © Bold Travel<p>Lonely Planet Pathfinders Meghan and Adam, creators of the adventure travel blog Bold Travel, have just got back from a 10-day independent safari around Namibia.<p><b>Tell us more…</b> We set out on our first African …

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A jewel of @australiasgoldenoutback, Thistle Cove at Cape Le Grand National Park in #Esperance. This region of #westernaustralia is perfect for travellers seeking peace and quiet, with an abundance of secret coves and beaches lining the picturesque coastline. Photo credit: @flosadventure. #thisisWA #australiasgoldenoutback #SeeAustralia

This Beautiful Wall-Mounted Desk Folds Away To Near Invisibility

That something is Ergotron’s Hub, a heavy-duty convertible desk that bolts to the wall and folds closed when not in use. You can think of it as a …

How The Tiny, Poor Country Of Bhutan Became One Of The Most Sustainable Countries On Earth

The country knows it needs to develop, but it’s making sure the development doesn’t come at the expense of its natural resources.<p>“My country is not one big monastery populated with happy monks.”<p>That’s the first thing that Tshering Tobgay, the charismatic prime minister of the tiny Himalayan nation …

This Home Near North America's Best Ski Spot Will Make You Want to Skip the Skiing

Clean lines and incredible views.<p><i>This article originally appeared on The Field, an online magazine devoted to good design and the great outdoors. If you like what you see, visit thefieldmag.com for more.</i><p>Take a look around pretty much any mountain resort town and you're bound to see an unsettling …

Check Out Aziz Ansari And Eric Wareheim’s Fake ’90s Sitcom “Big Bud Lil Bud”

Aziz Ansari proved that he could fit any number of ideas into a sitcom. In the first season of <i>Master of None</i> (which was just renewed for a second season), the topics that Ansari and his cast and crew found the humor in included the pain of a break-up, the fear of aging, the question about having …

The 10 Biggest Starchitecture News Stories of 2015

No year is complete without some wild stuff from the world's most famous architects. In 2015, the biggest starchitect stories were in fact <b>sagas</b> that unfolded throughout the year with much drama and intrigue. There was Zaha Hadid and the controversial Tokyo Olympics stadium, Santiago Calatrava …

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Public Radio's #1 Songs Of 2015

Hidden inside our enormous year-end Songs We Love 2015 app — 401 songs across a dozen genres compiled by NPR Music and our public radio partners — is a playlist of 61 jewels, the ones we loved the best. We polled our entire team --including dozens of hosts from around the country — and these are …

15 sights that make Tokyo so fascinating | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Tokyo isn't so much a city as an idea made real. Tokyo the future, the past and the present fused together into a metropolis like no other in the world.<p>From its crazy street fashions to its fastidious salarymen, here are 15 ways the choreographed chaos of Japan's premiere destination …

Fascinating Photos of Reindeer People Living in Mongolia

After living in Nepal and exploring Tibet and the Himalayas for more than a decade, photographer Hamid Sardar-Afkhami decided he would travel to outer Mongolia to document the nomadic tribes and their unique way of life. A scholar of Tibetan and Mongol languages who received his Ph.D. from Harvard …

Nathan VanHook Is Nike's Next Great Sneaker Designer

In 1987, Nike released the Air Max 1, a shoe dreamt up by an unknown designer with a non-traditional background: Tinker Hatfield. Perhaps you’ve …

Seaside Home Uses Japanese Design to Foster Grandiose Space from 538 Square Feet

Nestled within the treetops on the New Zealand coastline sits the <i>Island Bay House</i>, a small dwelling that features incredible interior beauty beyond its unassuming corrugated metal exterior. Andrew Simpson of WireDog Architecture designed the structure using Japanese-inspired principles, which gives …

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Ikea’s Awesome New Kids Toys Look Like They Were Designed By Kids (Because They Were)

Here you see the results of a competition to design Ikea’s Soft Toys For Education 2015, a program the Swedish behemoth has been running with UNICEF …

Characters from Classic Paintings Are Inserted into the Modern World

Ukrainian artist Alexey Kondakov unites the past and present by giving characters from classic paintings the chance to explore our modern world. The artist skillfully utilizes Photoshop to insert vintage muses in stores, on buses, on stairwells, and in the midst of urban alleyways for his ongoing …

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Articles about compact japanese inspired house enjoys majestic views on Dwell.com - Dwell

A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>I just learned about this new series of products inspired by one of the country’s most iconic examples of mid-century Modernist...<p>A couple integrate clever space-saving techniques learned from Japanese …

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Cole Haan + Mountain Hardwear’s ZerøGrand Lifestyle Collection

As long time fans and supporters of Cole Haan, CH continues to be impressed with their unexpected collaborations and the resulting products. And there was definitely an element of surprise to their latest collection: technical outerwear made with the versatile materials pioneered by …

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Slanted Modular Shelving Unit Requires No Glue, Screws, or Complex Instructions

If you've ever assembled a piece of furniture, you know that it can be a complex challenge. But, what if we told you that there's a shelving system out there that doesn't require glue or screws? Designer Aurlien Veyrat of Objet Optimis has created a piece known as the <i>L Shelf</i>, which utilizes a …

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Artist with Synesthesia Paints Music as Gorgeous Splashes of Color

Missouri-based artist Melissa McCracken paints music. As a synesthete, the sounds that she hears every day—whether it's someone's name or a song on the radio—are translated into vibrant, beautiful colors that carry the cadence of melodies. McCracken's vivid paintings stem from her desire to capture …

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