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He Asked 1500+ Elders For Advice On Living And Loving. Here's What They Told Him.

Karl Pillemer has spent the last several years systematically interviewing hundreds of older Americans to collect their lessons for living.<p>Pillemer admits he's an advice junkie. He's also a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University.<p>Some years ago, after turning 50, he wondered whether there is …

Happiness

I steal my boyfriend’s shirts and sweaters on a... | InStyle

I steal my boyfriend’s shirts and sweaters on a regular basis–especially in the dead of winter, when I’m miserable and on the hunt for ample fabric. …

Sweaters

2014 Year in Review: Deconstruction

Motek Chair by Luca Nichetto for Cassina<br>The Motek Chair by Luca Nichetto for Cassina appears to be simple with clean lines & a sleek silhouette but …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

11 Ideas For Building Your Own Modern Furniture From Scratch

A new book teaches you to make your own chairs from PVC pipes, tables from pizza crispers, and lamps from cardboard.<p>The closest many of us have ever come to making our own furniture is piecing together the contents of an Ikea flatpack. But no matter how many mass-produced Grundtals and Dagstorps …

5 (+ 1) Useful Design Apps That We Love

With every passing year, our tech devices become more and more a part of us and when companies create apps that make our lives just a little easier …

New Colorful Wire Furniture from Bend

Los Angeles design studio Bend has come out with some more colorful wire furniture to add to their collection. Known for their unique hand-crafted …

Do Designers Need to Go to College?

Formal design education can be an incredibly valuable experience but it doesn’t always make sense for your career or your wallet. This is especially …

UX Design

Best of ICFF 2014: Part 3

We continue our trek through ICFF, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, where we hunt the best modern design the industry has to offer for …

Where I Work: PELLE Designs

<i>For this month’s Where I Work, we’re in Brooklyn in the Red Hook neighborhood to visit the office and studio of PELLE Designs. Formed in 2011 by Jean</i> …

New Banksy Project Set to Exhibit on Streets of NY

Banksy is back with a brand new street project in New York called Better Out Than In. The elusive street artist plans to exhibit an entire art show on the streets of New York for the entire month of October, treating the city that never sleeps like a giant museum. He has just revealed his first …

Banksy

Nails to DIY for: 20 Trendy Tutorials

Guess what? Crazy colorful nails are here to stay. Whether you love a simple glittery ombre or a bright neon tribal pattern, it’s time to try your hand at some DIY nail art. To get you started, we’ve rounded up 20 trendy tutorials that… nail it!<p>Be sure to head to the comments below to let us know …