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Smart Transitions In User Experience Design

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 …

Retractable Earphones

Ice or Integrated Case Earphone is a retractable set of earphones that are built into the phone case. You simple tug at the earphones to extend the …

Loving Father Photographs Unique Habits of His Son With Autism

San Francisco-based photographer Timothy Archibald began photographing his autistic 5-year-old son Elijah as a way of dealing with the young boy's diagnosis. Noticing how his son behaved, different from other kids, and knowing that as a parent he was desperately eager to raise his child as best as …

Autism

Free Design Resources: Icons, UI Kits and Mockups

One of the best things about designers these days is that they are really open minded about sharing their knowledge and are very giving. Some of them …

Propaganda artists from North Korea paint a rose-tinted China

Architecture,Design,China,World news,North Korea,Painting,Art and design,Art,Communism,Beijing holidays,Rem Koolhaas,Olympics 2008,Sport<p>The Beautiful Future sees icons of Beijing's skyline reimagined by a team of propaganda painters in Pyongyang<p>A jovial group of Red Guards bask in the golden glow …

Infographic: Just How Dangerous Is The Dye In Your Food?

Americans still consume food dyes banned elsewhere–charted here as the cause of some serious health issues.<p>They used to put cocaine in Coca Cola. Vegetables were once routinely covered in deadly DDT. Ever wonder what poisons you eat that will make future generations look back in horror?<p>In case you …

20 Of Britain’s Top Architects Reimagine The Dollhouse

Zaha Hadid, David Adjaye, and FAT reduce their creative egos to toy size.<p>The architect and planner Edwin Lutyens is remembered as Britain’s greatest builder. He built much and wide, leaving his elegant, classicizing touch on buildings all over England and even as far as New Delhi, where he …

Banksy’s Disturbing Stuffed Animals Truck Roams New York

Leave it to Banksy to mix the cute and the cuddly with the totally disturbing. In the 11th work of his <i>Better Out Than In</i> exhibit happening on the streets of New York, the British artist takes over another delivery truck but, this time, there's no enchanting garden or running waterfall. Instead, a …

Learn the History of Typography Through Type:Rider, a Super Mario-Esque Game for Your Smartphone

We all have a favorite font. But how much do you really know about it? You may be a self-classified "font fanatic" who knows Gary Hustwit's <i>Helvetica</i> …

Electropack for the Digital Lifestyle

The SOOT Electropack is a fully transformable bag system that charges your mobile devices for up to two weeks off the grid! The design actually …

New Icon Trends

With the launch of iOS7 we have been noticing an increase in some particular icon style and illustrations. From skeuomorphism to flat vectors and …

The 10 best fonts

From beautiful DIN 1451 to robust Rockwell, our pick of the world's greatest typefaces

Superheroes Past & Present Series by Khoa Ho

You can always achieve anything with the right concept and also with the right execution. It is exactly the case for the Superheroes Past & Present …

Custom Made DC Comics Superhero Hoodies

Vector Illustrations by Radio

Radio is a multi-disciplinary creative studio based in Cape Town, South Africa. Their portfolio has a wide range of styles, but we would like to list …

Essential Elements for Brand Identity: 100 Principles for Designing Logos and Building Brands

The book suggestion of this week is about branding, the title is Essential Elements for Brand Identity: 100 Principles for Designing Logos and …

Bosphorus Visual Identity

Following our series of visual identity constructions, today we bring to you the work done by Mike Collinge for Bosphorus, a Business consulting …

Turn the Lights Off with Rizon Parein - The Fox Is Black

I don’t think we can talk about neon (or the absence of it at least) without looking at some of Rizon Parein‘s work. In particular, his personal …

TrueBlue Young People by Nadie Leduc

Post Ratio Landing Page

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These Are The Reasons Photographers Should Give the Square Crop a Chance

<b>Simplicity.</b> Simplicity isn’t necessarily a synonym for boring. There are times when less really is more. Given that you’ve got less working room …

Anatomy Of Letter – Thinking with Type by Ellen Lupton

Learn the basics of typography, like the anatomy of typefaces and much more, from the book of Ellen Lupton Thinking With Type. But it here.

The Imaginary Factories Inside All Our Gadgets

What if an iPhone wasn’t just a gadget but a place where tiny people worked? The Imaginary Factory series explores the inner life of our technology.<p>The problem of explaining how technology works to an inquisitive kid can befuddle the best of parents. It’s easier to explain to a kid how a radio …

Gear & Gadgets

Typography Mania #199

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design works on the web, from type videos to …

Typography

Hyperrealistic Drawings of Guns Pointed Directly at You

<b>Glock 19</b><p><i>Bodyhammer</i> is a powerful series by artist Robert Longo that gives the first-person viewpoint of someone with a gun pointed right at them. At first, viewers of the images may interpret the symmetrical, geometric portraits as abstract works of art. However, upon realizing that one is looking …

Drawing

grain editRoger Dario

I recently discovered Toronto-based designer and art-director Roger Dario. In a relatively short amount of time, he’s built an impressive body of …

10+ Talented Artists Creating Magnificent Miniature Worlds

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info.<p>Over the years, we've seen tons of artists who create whimsical adventures in a miniature-sized world. Using everyday materials as well as toy …

Miniature

Fonts of Instagram: Our 10 Favorite Type Obsessed Accounts - The Fox Is Black

Foodagraphs, puppygrams and landscapes in Valencia, while interesting, are not the most inspiring images to clog your instagram with. Because …

Introducing EVENaBAG: Multipurposing an Article of Everyday Carry

We've seen plenty of examples of feature creep over the years—an inevitable consequence, perhaps, of an increasingly saturated marketplace and a …

The Most Creative People to Follow on Tumblr

One of the best ways to boost and supercharge your creativity and get inspired is to take in as much stimuli as possible. Go for a walk, watch a …