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6 foolproof ways to improve your graphic design skills

Wow. Doesn’t time pass quickly? We’re almost halfway through January and many people’s New Year’s Resolutions are already on the wane.<p>Crowded gym …

Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed

Well I’m in the working world again. I’ve found myself a well-paying gig in the engineering industry, and life finally feels like it’s returning to …

"Be messy, and complicated, and afraid, and show up anyways." ~Glennon Doyle Melton https://t.co/PeitcOU3Bm

Graphic and Colorful Illustrations by Ray Oranges

Déja connu pour avoir illustrer la couverture de la <i>Norme e Tributi MESE Il Sole 24 Ore</i>, Ray Oranges est un illustrateur basé à Florence en Italie. …

6 Exercises to Stop Slouching | The Art of Manliness

Earlier this year when I made a video about how to plan your week, several viewers commented on the terrible Quasimodo-like hunched back I displayed. …

Letting Go of Attachment: From A to Zen

<b>“Most of our troubles are due to our passionate desire for and attachment to things that we misapprehend as enduring entities.” ~Dalai Lama</b><p>If there’s …

Studio Branding Guidelines Template for Adobe InDesign

A great studio branding guidelines template in a modern and minimalist brochure design.<p>Whether for clients or for the own design studio, creating a …

Graphic Design

The 20 Best Postmodernist Movies of All Time

The term Postmodern is quite an oxymoron. It talks about a period which transcends the present. Notions of time, space, reality and existence are all …

10 Tips for Perfect Poster Design

Almost everyone has designed a poster or flier at some point. Whether it was for self-promotion or a client, posters can be a fun way to present a …

How to Exit a Room Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

You’re at a party. Maybe someone made you go, cornered you at work or school and you couldn’t think of an excuse fast enough to dodge the invitation. …

Saying no to everything else

Steven Pressfield had called himself an author for years, but he’d never actually finished a book. He just went through life feeling smug, feeling …

8 Phrases That Will Instantly Boost Your Reputation at Work

In order to gain the admiration of your co-workers, think about the best way to show them appreciation.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>When we were younger, we heard “use your words” all the time. And maybe it’s time …

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Studio AH–HA

Lisbon–based communication & graphic design Studio AH—HA have been quietly and elegantly making waves since its establishment by Portuguese designers …

A designer’s secret for creating clever logos

One assignment I give my students early in the school year is to draw 100 visual clichés in 20 minutes. I define these as ideograms that represent a single meaning and are instantly recognizable. Then I have them combine two of these in a new logo, which, if solved successfully, creates a new and …

Hudson Valley

Working for The Man Should Be a Last Resort

<i>The following post will appear as the foreword to Robert Wringham’s upcoming book Escape Everything!</i>Every time I write a piece advocating escape from …

Graphic Designer Creates Brilliant Brand Identity To Promote Himself

<b>To reestablish himself</b> in the design community, and to project a more professional image, London-based graphic designer Kyle Robertson recently …

Graphic Design

Moments In Time | Oia Santorini

25 ways to design an awesome poster and create a buzz for your next event – Learn

<i>Raise your hand if your walls were plastered with posters as a teen or if you have at least one Pinterest board with inspirational or motivational</i> …

Graphic Design

The Life Altering Practice of Making Cuts

If you are overwhelmed with all the things that have to be accomplished each day, you are not alone.I recently read about a working mom who organized …

What to Do When You Have Too Many Ideas, Not Enough Time

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>What do you do when you have too many ideas and not enough time? Or …

Philips Clear LED Light Bulb

Everyone who's been paying attention knows that LED light bulbs are the future — but up until now, they haven't <i>looked</i> like light bulbs. The Philips …

DIY Outdoor Bench - in less than an hour

This is the fun bench we created! Ok so I saw this bench on pintrest maybe you did too? And I thought we (my hubby and I) could m...