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Created for developers by developers TYPO Labs aims to connect font engineers with developers and exchange best practices, advance the state of the art and encourage the integration of new type technologies into future digital communications. Source: TYPO Labs Identity

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Newcomer of the Week: Davide Cerretini

Newcomer of the Week: Davide Cerretini Share Tweet As an budding portrait photographer, Davide Cerretini ( @davidecerretini ) aspires to translate the connection he made with his muse into compelling photographs. Throwing out technical rules out of the window, he experiments with blurs and soft colors. Source: Newcomer of the

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3 Powerful reasons to write your brand story

The other day I watched a Baby Tylenol commercial that moved me to tears (I know, I’m a pretty easy target!). You see, the ad’s hero was a baby with an ear infection and while his mum tried everything to comfort her little one, the only thing that finally brought

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De Stijl Movement, Artists and Major Works

“We speak of concrete and not abstract painting because nothing is more concrete, more real than a line, a colour, a surface.” Synopsis The Netherlands-based De Stijl movement embraced an abstract, pared-down aesthetic centred in basic visual elements such as geometric forms and primary colours. Source: De Stijl Movement, Artists

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How Are Sleep & Creativity Related? New Study Gives Better Insight

“As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.” – Leonardo da Vinci. There exists an interesting theory based on the concept of the characteristics of the main phases of sleep and their intellectual combination. Source: How Are Sleep & Creativity Related? New Study

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“We speak of concrete and not abstract painting because nothing is more concrete, more real than a line, a colour, a surface.” Synopsis The Netherlands-based De Stijl movement embraced an abstract, pared-down aesthetic centred in basic visual elements such as geometric forms and primary colours. Source: De Stijl Movement, ArtistsRead More →

Minimal Gotland Summer Home

This is the gorgeous summerhouse of Gabriella Gustafson, one half of the famous Stockholm-based design duo TAF studio . The creative lady imagined and built this getaway by the sea in northern Gotland, Sweden, for her family of five. Source: Peek Inside a Minimal Getaway in SwedenRead More →

Eye-catching plaster wall

I remember the first time I saw a deliberately unfinished wall. I was at a friends house when I was 16 and asked her if her parents were in the middle of decorating. She said “I know it looks like it, but it’s actually meant to look like this,” andRead More →

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Innerstrength Health is a HealthTech company who are on a mission to enable healthcare professionals to deliver tailored self-management exercise and education programmes to their patients and support them remotely. These programmes guide the patient in the management of their condition and rehabilitation, ultimately resulting in healthier outcomes for patientsRead More →

Martina Matencio has mastered the art of capturing the beauty that lies within the human body in imaginative ways. Many professionals can call upon a moment or time in which they fell in love with their craft. A musician may point to the time they got lost in the momentRead More →

For the humble Toothbrush, the desire to combine both the practical and the aesthetic seems to be somewhat of a tall, and under-polished (pun-intended) order. Source: Monochrome ToothbrushRead More →

Tennis art direction

The beautiful illustrative photography project by molistudio in Argentina. The series is called tennis and shows a series of colourful illustrations/photos of the sport. Source: Tennis – Arty PhotographyRead More →

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The other day I watched a Baby Tylenol commercial that moved me to tears (I know, I’m a pretty easy target!). You see, the ad’s hero was a baby with an ear infection and while his mum tried everything to comfort her little one, the only thing that finally broughtRead More →

Faure illustrations

With her playful, inflated-looking characters, the artist aims to inspire pride and self-confidence in the female form. “ No contacts, no experience, no idea ”: This is how Parisian illustrator Marylou Faure describes her professional status back in 2012, when she was a new London transplant fresh out of artRead More →

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5 Books on Photography for Creative Discourse Share Tweet Not all the time we are confident of our skills as a photographer. We’re sure you’ve questioned yourself many times regarding the purpose of your passion and what it entails. Source: 5 Books on Photography for Creative DiscourseRead More →

Created for developers by developers TYPO Labs aims to connect font engineers with developers and exchange best practices, advance the state of the art and encourage the integration of new type technologies into future digital communications. Source: TYPO Labs IdentityRead More →

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Apologies for the radio silence this week. I was so happy to have kept up with the blog posts over the school holidays, but a lack of forward planning, along with a shoot on Monday, has now caused me to fall behind. I’ve also been busy working on a coupleRead More →

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Source: View The Most Popular Orange Paint Colours & SchemesRead More →

Each room needs a glamour and a touch of energetic playfulness, that will give a personality in the interior. Entering a vitality into the modern spaces is a tangible necessity nowadays when colours like white and grey dominate in most of the spaces. Source: Warmth In The Kitchen-15 Magnificent OrangeRead More →

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Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects have announced the opening of Tūranga, the new central library for Christchurch, New Zealand. Built to address the earthquakes that damaged Christchurch in 2010 and 2011, the library is one of the first public buildings to open downtown after the disasters. Source: Schmidt Hammer Lassen DesignsRead More →

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Name: Laurie Penny Location: UK Size: 370 square feet Years lived in: 1 year, owned The challenges writer Laurie Penny faced when designing her teeny flat were numerous: It’s very small, has low ceilings, is strangely shaped, and is in a dark basement. “I basically live in a cellar,” sheRead More →

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Looking to the 21st century experience for inspiration, this selection of new visionaries highlights changing notions of identity, the impact of new technologies and the blurring lines between truth and fiction. Electra Lyhne-Gold Working in front of and behind the camera, 2018 Aesthetica Emerging Art Prize winner Electra Lyhne-Gold isRead More →

Amendolagine Barracchia Studio

The block that lies between Viale Umbria, Via Cena and Corso XXII Marzo in Milan is as atypical as it is full of life. What started out as an isolated rural building in the late 19 th century was transformed in the early 20 th century into one of theRead More →

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Inclusive design is designing to be inclusive of as many users as possible, considering all aspects of diversity in users. With increased understanding, compassionate discussions around how to design for disabilities are becoming increasingly common in the web industry. Source: Designing for Cognitive DifferencesRead More →

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The plight of the colour-blind designer seems like a daunting one. It’s a fairly common phenomenon. Out of necessity, the condition is often hidden from employers and colleagues by a large swath of artists and designers seeking to protect their professional reputations and keep their livelihoods from peril. Source: HowRead More →