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4 Websites to Help Quit Your Job and Start a Business

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

Automatically Art-Directed Responsive Images? Here You Go.

In many projects, responsive images aren’t a technical issue but a <b>strategic concern</b>. Delivering different images to different screens is technically …

Stunning Font Collection Reflects The Fleetingness Of Memory

This typeface changes each time it's printed.<p>Whether you’ve tried and failed to remember if you turned off the oven in your apartment miles away, or squabbled with a friend over the details of your first meeting, you know memory is a funny and mysterious thing.<p>Its ebbs and flows are the subject of …

Should You Kick Off 2016 With a New Cut? Don’t Ask Your Boyfriend—Ask Your Hairstylist

Now that 2016 has arrived, it might be time to consider taking a more dramatic risk with your look—you know, the pixie cut you’ve been dying to see if you can pull off. The micro bangs you saw on Kiki Willems in the Saint Laurent ads. Or model Fernanda Ly’s cotton candy pink hair on the Louis …

Here’s what you’re entitled to if you get bumped off a flight

Chances are pretty high that you have, as overbooking has become standard practice thanks to airlines scrambling to post revenue, and no-shows being a common occurrence.<p>Luckily, the US Department of Transportation has been tightening requirements on what airlines need to do when overbooking a …

Flying

A traveler's guide to keeping germs at bay on airplane

Catharine Hamm's column had many helpful suggestions ["Make Sure Germs Don't Hitch a Ride," On the Spot, March 8].<p>I travel well over 100,000 miles annually and used to get sick often during my travels. I finally decided to do what I could within reason to reduce this.<p>I wipe down the seat, seat belt …

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 …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Privilege – Luxurious Corporate Identity by Studio for brands

A sophisticated corporate identity for Privilege, a Dubai based luxury retail company.<p>Polish design studio ‘for brands‘ was commissioned to develop a …

Street Portraits Document the Unique Style of a Fashionable Homeless Man

Ukrainian photographer Yurko Dyachyshyn's series <i>Slavik's Fashion</i> documents the daily sartorial choices of Slavik, a 55-year-old homeless man living in the city of Lviv. Although Slavik's wardrobe is made up of worn pieces pulled from city trash bins and homeless aid centers, his unique, …

Homelessness

This London Bar’s Cocktail Menu Is A Gorgeous Pop-Up Book

A good cocktail isn’t just about the taste, or the alcohol content. It’s the peacock tail of drinks: it’s all about the look and the flair. That’s why a description or even a picture can’t do a well-designed cocktail justice. To properly get a feel for it, you’ve got to see it in 3-D.<p>That’s what’s …

The Dollar Is Too Nationalistic. Here’s What It Should Look Like Instead

Designer Travis Purrington imagines what America’s currency would be like without the eagles, presidents, and weirdo freemason symbolism.<p>As part of his thesis as a student at the Basel School of Design in Switzerland, Travis Purrington wondered what the dollar would look like with a more modern …

Ann Demeulemeester

The first and highly personal perspective into the work and processes of Ann Demeulemeester, one of the most influential and inspiring fashion …

Freelancers, break free from billing by the hour

I spent the first few years of my freelance career earning an income the way most freelancers do: working project-to-project and billing by the …

The New Injury-Proofing Rules for Runners

Kelly Starrett is on a mission to keep runners on their feet and out of the physical therapist’s office. Given Starrett is a physical therapist himself, it may seem an odd goal. But the man who became a CrossFit hero and strength and mobility sensation through his wildly popular Mobility WOD blog …

Are You Using The Wrong Skin-Care Products?

A good skin-care routine is like a good friend: tough to find, but once you’ve got one, you can’t imagine your life without them. So, when you’re …

PELEG DESIGN

Articles about quake exhibit explores intersection architecture and engineering on Dwell.com - Dwell

A New York exhibition explores where architecture and engineering meet to design for earthquake zones.<p>Prague Functionalism: Tradition and Contemporary Echoes opens at New York's Center for Architecture on February 12.<p>The celebrated Stremmel House is on the market, offering a light-filled floor plan …

Architecture

Kickstart 2014 With This Delicious (And Guilt-Free!) Dinner

Photo: Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen.<p><i>America's Test Kitchen — a real, 2,500-square-foot test kitchen just outside of Boston — is home to more</i> …

Where to find the best free photos and graphics

This is my collection of the best websites to find free photos, icons and patterns. If you’d like to suggest a resource, send me an email.<p>Photo</i> …

Piamo Espresso Maker Works With Microwave to Make Delicious Espresso in 30 Seconds

With <b>Piamo</b>, making a cup of espresso doesn’t have to be so hard. Piamo is an espresso maker that works with microwave, it creates a cup of delicious …

Coffee

Notorious Baldies by Mr. Peruca

Mr. Peruca is a Brazilian illustrator, designer and art director based in London. He created a series of iconic and famous characters representing by …

Plum Alley: A Crowdfunding Site For Women By Women

Photo: Courtesy of Plum Alley.<p>The Internet is chock-full of crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and GoFundMe. It's a big business — all …

Original And Innovative Web Layouts

17 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Type & Grids: Free Responsive HTML5 Template

Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. Sent 2× a month.<br>You can unsubscribe any …

What Font Is Your Beard? Use This Chart To Find Out

The Typography Beard Guide pairs popular beard styles with their font brothers.<p>How sans serif is your beard? Are your chin whiskers more of a Bodoni, a Times, or a Comic Sans? Exactly what typographical allegiances does your facial ‘fro owe? And what is your favorite font’s beard brother?<p>These are …

Minimal Typography Inspiration

Typography is more than letters and words, it's about the composition, communication and aesthetics. Just the simple usage of a letter combined with …