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Soothing Minimalist Black and White Photos

If you are in need of a calm moment during your busy day, we highly recommend taking a look at these soothing black and white photographs by Gavin Dunbar. The Edinburgh-based photographer focuses mainly on seascapes and minimalist subjects in these long-exposure images. He finds everyday objects, …

Things You Should Know About Photography Competitions From A Judge's Perspective

Photography contests aren't for everyone, that's a given. And rightfully so–not everyone wants to parade their work around in front of a bunch a …

40 Winter Recipes That Will Distract You From 4:30 Sunsets

Creamy pastas, Flintstone-sized meats, feasts in Dutch ovens—you get the idea.<p><b>Though the weather may not be quite as frightful</b> as we were expecting in some parts of the U.S. (knock wood!), as the season changes from fall to winter, how you cook must change as well. Wintertime calls for hearty …

Canva’s Ultimate Guide to Font Pairing

<i>Choosing one typeface isn’t so hard, but how do you choose a pair, or maybe three?</i>Whether you know it or not, different font combinations create …

Review: The PFixer MiniMal MIDI Controller Fixes Up Your Lightroom Workflow

Developing an efficient workflow is probably one of the greatest battles of any photographer, self included. This applies doubly to the professional …

Beautifully Surreal Wedding Photos Show Couple Walking on Water

We've shown some beautiful wedding photography on My Modern Met before, but this one takes the cake as the most stunningly surreal. When rain covers the ground with water, Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, like the famous Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia, gives off the amazing illusion of people walking on …

Misused mobile UX patterns

If you are an experienced designer, you probably agree that being inspired by others is not stealing in UI design. It’s best practice research. It’s …

I’ve Had Enough with Wedding Guests Taking Pictures with Phones

Right, I’ve had enough. I want to talk to you all about guests using mobile phone cameras at weddings. I want to plead with you, and I’m going to …

Living in an Older Home Isn't All Tall Ceilings & Charm

The first thing my next door neighbor and I talked about on the stoop the day I moved in was how old the building actually is; he had heard it was …

Do You Really Need the Latest Greatest Gear?

If you’re like me, you enjoy reading and learning about the latest photography gear as soon as it comes out. Looking each month at popular photo …

Finding Your Own Style

Every man has his own unique tastes and style. In today’s day and age, we are bombarded with so many marketing messages telling us what to wear and …

27 Apps Designers Can’t Live Without

Top designers from Huge, Zappos, ustwo, OKFocus give us the A-Z of which apps they use most, and why.<p>Maybe it’s just Gmail, or maybe it’s something more esoteric like Processing, but there are certain apps we rely on so much that if they suddenly went missing, we’d have a hard time getting by. …

Another Collective

Another Collective is a small, but nimble studio based out of Matosinhos, Portugal. Founded in 2012, the studio has built a name for itself through …

Explosive Dance Portraits Reveal the Powerful Movements of Elegant Dancers

Studio dance photographer Alexander Yakovlev creates stunning portraits of professional dancers that are brought to life with the use of airborne flour. Yakovlev doesn't only utilize this powdery element to make his images pop, he has also created a portfolio that allows black and white to meet …

Articles about classic-desk-lamp-1934-remade-modern-details on Dwell.com - Dwell

Now that the Los Angeles Dodgers have advanced to the next round of the baseball playoffs, it's a good time to consider the...<p>Achille Castiglioni and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni’s Arco Lamp is one of the most recognizable pieces of modern lighting.<p>A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century …

Articles about best modernmonday designing resiliency on Dwell.com - Dwell

This morning on our #ModernMonday chat, Dwell and the community discussed hopes and resolutions for design in the new year.<p>A Bucks County, Pennsylvania, overhaul by Danny Seo relies on American-made goods to forge its identity.<p>Bravo’s new show Yours, Mine or Ours challenges couples to work together …

Why Do We Like Brands As Much As We Like People?

And sometimes even more…<p>We’ve all done it: used the L-word in reference to a certain favorite brand. The common assumption is when we say “I love Coke” (or whatever product we fancy), we’re using <i>love</i> as a lazy stand-in for whatever true, presumably lesser emotion we’re feeling—”contributing to the …

Browse More Than 1,000 Original Sketches Of Mid-Century Fashion

In 1957, three New York designers Walter Teitelbaum, Leo Boren, and Howard Steel founded a company called Creators Studio that produced fashion design concepts. With the tagline “Not yesterday’s but tomorrow’s fashions today,” they’d draw up original garments based upon notable fashion trends, and …

Chronica Pro Font Family from Mostardesign

Chronica Pro, a new contemporary font family from foundry Mostardesign for professional use.<p>This is the Chronica Pro font, a new sans serif type …

Articles about 5 homes make case gabled roofs are modern on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Interior designer Wendy Raizin shares her top tips for raising your home’s intelligence quotient.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us …

Clever Illustrations Reveal the Two Kinds of People There Are in the World

Are you the type to cut your sandwich in half or portion it into triangles? What about dog-earring a book page rather than using a bookmark? Depending on your personality, you'll probably have a distinct preference for both those scenarios. The clever Tumblr called 2 Kinds of People is full of …

Jim Darling’s Airplane Window Seat Paintings Frame Landscapes From Mile-High Perspectives | Colossal

<p>Often I use the windows of airplanes as frames in which to view the landscapes just beyond the thick glass— scenes featuring rolling clouds, rich …

18 Amazing Images “That Changed Everything” From Top Professional Photographers

Out of all the photos you’ve ever taken, which would you say changed everything?<p>Before you start frantically scrolling through your Instagram, see how a group of professional photographers interpreted the weighty question in the slideshow above.<p>Magnum Photos, an international photographic …

Articles about 5 modern homes phoenix on Dwell.com - Dwell

Whether constructed in the '50s and '60s or paying homage to the style, these homes from the Dwell community love midcentury...<p>Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).<p>Sit back, relax, and imagine enjoying a …

Kitchens

Articles about 7 bold bathroom design statements on Dwell.com - Dwell

Get inspired by these bold colors that speak volumes when it comes to marrying style with personality.<p>The color red symbolizes many things, including strength, radiance, confidence, and of course, love.<p>At Duravit's biennial conference Duravit Design Days, we had the opportunity to chat with two of …

What The Hell Is Going On With Yahoo’s Design?

An independent designer accuses Yahoo of stealing his designs. He’s probably right, but that’s not even the biggest crime.<p>In September 2014, Yahoo unveiled an iPad version of News Digest, a slick iOS news app that only three months earlier won one of Apple’s coveted Apple Design Awards.<p>Now, …

6 Tips for Designing Happiness

The secret to consumer loyalty? It’s less about the moment of interaction and more about what comes before and after, says Lippincott.<p>For decades, companies have taken for granted the notion that focusing relentlessly on improving customer interactions will lead to greater loyalty from the people …