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Can I Prep Potatoes Ahead of Time?

The way to keep prepped potatoes from turning brown is to submerge them in cold water. This is a very handy trick that will serve you best when used …

7 must-read books for design students

Heading off to uni this year, and looking for recommendations for graphic design books to keep you inspired? Maybe you're already studying and keen …

Graphic Design

1971 Vox product catalog

<b>Source: http://www.voxshowroom.com</b> Image: The Vox Showroom. License: All Rights Reserved.<p>“The Vox Discotape Unit made creative use of the cabinet and …

Ask Ethan: How Far Is The Edge Of The Universe From The Farthest Galaxy?

When we look out into the Universe, there’s light everywhere we can see, for as far as our telescopes are capable of looking. But at some point, there’s a limit to what we’ll encounter. One limit is set by the cosmic structure that forms in the Universe: we can only see the stars, galaxies, etc., …

Equations

36 Straight-Up Genius Ways To Add Storage To Your Home

You'll finally be able to use your oven for something other than your sweaters.

13 smart & easy DIY ideas that will transform your home

Home decoration could be a really enjoyable thing to do if you know your spaces well and have that curious streak which motivates you on to go for …

Living Rooms

27 Modern Living Rooms Full of Luxurious Details Photos

As one of the most frequent gathering spots for family and friends, whether you're hosting a movie night or a cocktail party, living rooms should be welcoming and cozy—but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice style. These living rooms from the <i>AD</i> archives embrace a minimalist, modern aesthetic to …

How Graphic Designer Louise Fili Creates Timeless Logos

“I think of a logo as a typographic portrait,” she says.<p>On Sundays, designer Louise Fili likes to venture into her Manhattan office, pull out her visual diaries–albums of perfume labels, orange wrappers, photographs of street signs, she’s been making for decades–and immerse herself in the world of …

The 27 Most Innovative Spaces And Places Of The Year

From hospitals and houses to subway signs and parks, these projects are reshaping the world around us.<p>How can cities build infrastructure today to support tomorrow’s rapidly increasing urban population, which the UN says will only increase in the coming decades? Over the past year, we saw …

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

Wellness

The Beginner’s Guide to Google’s Material Design

Advertise here with BSA<br>You may be the type who struggles to keep up with web speak, confused by phrases like “UX (user experience) design” – or the …

UI Design

How To Be An Audiophile On The Cheap

You love music, but even if you consider yourself a true audiophile, the cost of high-end sound can be, frankly, a little absurd. We talked with a …

10 Swiss Inspired Graphic Design Lessons To Help You Become A Better Designer

<i>Sometimes the best way to showcase your design is to go back to the basics.</i> <br>When you hear the term “Swiss Design” the first thing you might think of …

Graphic Design

Nendo Designs A Very Stylish Survival Pack

No, good design sensibility does not count as a survival instinct. But the sleek MINIM+AID still might be on to something.<p>I was once in a meeting at a previous publishing job, discussing a book on failing power grids, when my boss asked if anyone kept a survival pack at their desk. The thought had …

How to Quickly Remove Power Lines from Photos

Those pesky power lines are the bane of every landscape photographer! Alright, maybe I am exaggerating a bit but I don’t think Ansel Adams had to …

Nature Photography

The Fundraising Field Guide is a self-help book for capital-seeking startups

Seedcamp is one of the better-known acceleration funds in Europe. Based out of London, it has backed over 180 companies since it was founded in 2007.<p>This week, one of its partners, Carlos Espinal, published a book that tackles the issues he has watched startups face at each stage of their growth, …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Inkut Antiqua, Ayanami, Work Sans

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Template Stash is a home for hand-picked free website templates

Conceptualizing a new Website is monumentally difficult. For most though, form will follow function as site owners focus on its purpose as opposed to its good looks. But visual appeal and ease of use is critical to site success, and ultimately may prove an even bigger challenge.<p>That’s why many …

Web Design