Photoshop Getting to Know the Workspace Lesson 2: Selection Tools Make Selection with Lasso Tool A fundamental skill inside Photoshop is to have the ability to make selections. In these two tutorials you will learn how to make selections with the Lasso Tools. Even though the next two tutorials are severalRead More →

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Photoshop Getting to Know the Workspace Lesson 1: Opening Files The frustrating aspect of learning photoshop is that when learning it you will realise that you can accomplish the same task several ways. The following tutorials cover some of the different ways that you can open up different files in photoshop.Read More →

Ukiyo-e woodblock print of a cuckoo and azaleas by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai

Ukiyo -e, translated as “pictures of the floating world,” has indeed captured wisps of the natural beauty that one sees around us every day. The phrase “floating world” derived from a Buddhist notion of the transience of earthly life.  To a devout Buddhist, our time on earth though experienced asRead More →

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Dive into the heart of weed traffic in our last project for the new french TV show CANNABIS Source: CannabisRead More →

Typeface fail – "Rope Your Dreams"

Hilarious typeface fails make written words seem MUCH ruder than they really are The Sun WHETHER it’s a T-shirt, billboard or TV show, eagle-eyed internet users have shared some of the most hilarious, and cringey, gaffs ever made. Source: Hilarious typeface fails make written words seem MUCH ruder than theyRead More →

Hexagonal blocks used in typography

Greenspace creates experimental hexagonal type for housing developer Design Week Both towers have a distinctive hexagonal form, which is the basis for Greenspace’s AHP Six typeface design. Printing blocks were handmade from maple wood by Thomas Mayo & Co and have been laser cut to make an entire typeface ,Read More →

Dark UX : Dirty Tricks and Tactics to Avoid in 2017 SitePoint Like most people, I was glued to my screens the night of November 8, 2016. The New York Times was my go-to media outlet for election results; after all, I trust its information more than any other sourceRead More →

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The Ultimate Guide for Color Theory for Photography: Photo Editing and Shooting Tips Fstoppers Aside from color having a profound impact on any given scene, color has its own luminosity values as well, making it color theory something to pay close attention to before your next shoot. Source: The UltimateRead More →

Drone photography – a frozen river in the United States

Aerial photography platform SkyPixel received 27,000 entries to its 2016 competition. Here are the winning shots plus some of our favourites. Dam near perfect. Second prize in the same category was of the Huia Dam in Auckland, New Zealand. Source: Above And Beyond: The World’s Best Drone Photography 2016 WinnersRead More →

The multi-hyphenate Debbie Millman partnered with Baron Fig on a ruled notebook unlike any you’ve seen before, as part of their Limited Edition Confidant series. Askew is a quirky ruled notebook where every single line is hand drawn and while some behave, many do not. Source: Askew: A Ruled NotebookRead More →

Privilege is not a simple concept, but as Auckland-based illustrator Toby Morris proves, it can be explained perfectly even in a short thought-provoking comic strip. When we say privileged, we’re not necessarily talking about the people who were born into royalty so. Source: This Simple Comic Perfectly Explains PrivilegeRead More →

Lofree is a startup who has designed these awesome portable keyboards, which are a throwback to yesteryear because they’re inspired by mechanical typewriters. The keyboard is available in a series of bright pastel colors, which is a nice break from the standard black/white/silver layout on your phone, tablet or laptop.Read More →

Astronaut.io is a website with a bizarre function: It scrapes YouTube, finds videos posted in the last week that have zero or close to zero views and undescriptive filenames like “DSC-1234,” then shows you a stream of snippets from these videos. Source: We’ve Stumbled Across the Most Fascinating Site onRead More →

Perhaps it’s the fact that the band members are split between Maine and London that has offered new indie-pop group Superorganism such playful, exploratory depth. Debut track “something for your M.I.N.D.” warbles and bops along with incredibly catchiness…… Source: ListenUp: Superorganism: Something For Your M.I.N.D.Read More →

Designers have largely shifted their skill sets toward interface design, prototyping, and code. Are writing and art direction getting left behind? Designers have largely shifted their skill sets toward interface design, prototyping, and code. Source: Thinking Beyond The InterfaceRead More →

Or at least understand it. Or at least understand it. Comic Sans gets a bad rap. It got so bad that in 2010, the font took to the site McSweeney’ s to redeem itself (“I’m the best thing to happen to typography since Johannes f*cking Gutenberg”). Source: This Short HistoryRead More →

“Grab it by the pages.” “Grab it by the pages.” Time flies when you’re having fun. But when a dangerous demagogue is ruling the country and enacting all of his insane campaign promises, time can move incredibly, painfully slow. Case in point: Trump has 1,455 more days in office, accordingRead More →

Everybody has their thing. Hers just happens to be a 59-year-old brand mascot in the Super Bowl. Everybody has their thing. Hers just happens to be a 59-year-old brand mascot in the Super Bowl. WHAT: Mr. Clean’s Super Bowl ad in which a woman is seduced by the animated mascot’sRead More →

You could probably use an extra decorative bowl or two, as there’s usually a few odds and ends floating about that need a home temporarily (because you’re eventually going to put it away to where it belongs, riiight?). The concave wooden vessels you see above and below are named afterRead More →