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15 influential art and design movements you should know

Art and design movements: Quick links<p>As a designer, inspiration can come from anywhere. But sometimes influences, attitudes and approaches converge …

Art

These vivid 1980s photos show gritty San Francisco cab life in the days before Uber

‘Driving cabs is a funny game. You meet random people in random order.’<p>European tourists, foreign businessmen, poets, models, and locals escaping the …

#NBArank: Memorable photos in NBA history

The best NBA photographs can turn a fraction of a second into an eternal memory. They manage to summarize players, personalities, careers and …

Basketball

How To Build A Design Firm From Scratch

Carly Ayres, Andrew Herzog, and Nicky Tesla were happily toiling away at Google, when they collectively decided it was time to quit–and start their own design studio.<p>The three young designers wanted to test creative ideas free from the constraints of a large corporation, but they had little idea …

The winners of the Sony world photography awards 2017 – in pictures

From Saudi single mothers to Chinese child gymnasts, the winners of the world’s largest photography competition have documented scenes across the planet

Photography

You Can Search NASA’s Entire Photo Archive on This Easy-to-Use Website

NASA just launched an updated Image and Video Library website that puts the entire NASA photo archive at your fingertips, just one keyword search …

Memes are serious business with their own stock exchange

Memes are becoming mainstream. Now a dedicated group wants to find out how much they're worth.<p>With my best "My Dad Will Sue You" outfit on, I was ready to strike it rich buying and selling memes.<p>It was 9 a.m. ET on a Thursday, early enough that Donald Trump memes hadn't rolled in yet. Feeling …

Stock Markets

What Frida Wore: See Frida Kahlo’s Hidden Wardrobe, Locked Away for 50 Years

Frida Kahlo’s clothes are like Frida herself: colorful, powerful, filled with passion. Seeing them immediately evokes the richness of her paintings, …

Artist Transforms Dirty Cars in Moscow into Incredible Works of Art

Illustrator Nikita Golubev (aka ProBoyNick) is transforming Moscow, one dirty car at a time. The multifaceted artist approaches parked cars covered in filth and turns them into works of art. He sees layers of dust and dirt as perfect pigments for bringing the images hidden within to life. He shifts …

Italy’s rich graphic design history celebrated with new website

The Archivio Grafica Italiana spotlights designers past and present<p>A new website spotlighting Italy’s graphic design heritage and its global influence has recently launched. Called Archivio Grafica Italiana, the database is founded and edited by Nicola-Matteo Munari, who hopes to put Italian …

How to Add Color to a Grey Background in Photoshop

Adding color to an otherwise boring grey background in Adobe Photoshop isn't terribly complicated. In this short video tutorial, I'll show you how to …

Building a Brand, Part II: Creating a Branding Style Guide

In Part I: What Is A Brand?, we discussed the basic elements of branding and some beginning steps towards building it. Now, to keep you (and all your …

Hundreds of Vintage Posters Are Now Available to Download and Print 100% Free

Soviet propaganda, old liqueurs, and advertisements for 60s airlines— start your printers!<p>If the posters of today still had the look of those of yesteryear, would they still get tagged and trolled as often? Much work today, it seems, lacks the graphic audacity of yore, opting instead for forms and …

Posters

Ray K Metzker's Abstractions – in pictures

Metzker was a modernist who experimented with formal techniques to create new ways of seeing. His evocative cityscapes mark him out as one of the great masters of American photography

Photography

Is it me you're sewing for? Lionel Richie street embroidery – in pictures

When she was living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Molly Evans Fox created #LionelStitchie, a street embroidery project that combined her talent as a textile artist and her love of photography. The project features Lionel Richie hits embroidered on to discarded furniture in a fitting cheese-coloured …

Sewing

WHAT KILLS YOU MAKES YOU STRONGER

What kills you makes you stronger.<br>Fuck that Nietzsche shit, you’re bulletproof like body armor<p>How can you take shit in life and make it gold?<br>To not …

10 Tips and Tricks for Making Difficult Selections in Photoshop

If you’re just starting out in Photoshop and would like to learn the art of making difficult selections to isolate things in photos, check out this …

The Invention of Georgia O’Keeffe (Photos)

A new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum offers a fresh perspective on the development of the seminal modernist artist Georgia O’Keeffe.<p>Photo …

I invented the web. Here are three things we need to change to save it

It has taken all of us to build the web we have, and now it is up to all of us to build the web we want – for everyone<p>Today marks 28 years since I submitted my original proposal for the worldwide web. I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, …

Personal Data

A Japanese ad agency invented an AI creative director — and ad execs preferred its ad to a human's

LONDON — In 2015, ad agency McCann Japan's creative planner Shun Matsuzaka set himself a task he called the "creative genome project": he wanted to create the world's first AI creative director, capable of directing a TV commercial.<p>And last week, Matsuzaka showed off his creation at the UK …

Nick Ut, AP photographer behind 'Napalm Girl,' to retire

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It would seem all but impossible to sum up one of the most distinguished careers in photojournalism in only four words, but that's …

Vietnam

Calling Bullshit.

<b>The world is awash in bullshit.</b> Politicians are unconstrained by facts. Science is conducted by press release. Higher education rewards bullshit over …

What Would Hieronymus Bosch Paint Today?

Kanye And Trump, for starters.<p>More than 500 years ago, the Dutch painter Hieronymus Bosch presented the world with an unequivocally terrifying vision of hell in his masterpiece <i>The Garden of Earthly Delights</i>. Fast forward to the 21st century, where the Dutch animation team Studio Smack has …

Nixon, NASA, And How The Federal Government Got Design

In the 1970s, good design became federal policy.<p>The federal government doesn’t stray too far from a few familiar topics when it comes to its agenda: the economy, health care, national defense, immigration, reproductive rights. But for roughly a decade not long ago, good graphic design was a …

Bask in the Retro Glow of Photos from Postwar SoCal (and Beyond)

Spring Hotel, Bequia by Crites & McConnell, St. Vincent and the Grenadines...<p>Greenberg Residence by Buff & Lensman, Palos Verdes, California...<p>Lake Shore Drive Apartments by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Chicago, Illinois...<p>North Shore Yacht Club by Frey & Cahmbers, Salton Sea, California...<p>British …

California

12 Powerful Posters Of Female Scientists That Every Classroom Needs

Move over, Einstein.<p>Can you name five female scientists from history?<p>Maybe you named one, or two. Chances are you remembered Marie Curie, the famed two-time Nobel Laureate whose work led to the discovery of radioactivity. Yet there are hundreds of female scientists whose work has been foundational …

How to price logo design services

When it comes to talking about money, logo design is one of the most contentious areas of graphic design. After all, how much work can it possibly …

Graphic Design

Almost forgotten St. Valentine's Day massacre photographer now remembered as poet

Jun Fujita is the man who shot Al Capone.<p>Not only did he shoot photos of the famous gangster but of his handiwork, being among the first on the scene after Capone's machine gun-toting buddies had their bloody way in a garage on Clark Street on a certain St. Valentine's Day.<p>Believe me, you have seen …

Archer Farms Coffee

Derrick Lin Packaging of the World Chief Curator 1/27/2017 12:49:00 PM Americas , Best Rated , Beverages , USA<p>Agency: Collins<br>Chief Creative Officer: …

Data Visualization 101: How to Make Better Pie Charts and Bar Graphs

As business people and marketers, we traffic in data. It’s what we use to make decisions (even gut decisions). Data is also how we communicate the …