Ikko Tanaka Born January 13, 1930 Education Kyoto University Known for Graphic Design Awards JAAC Special Selection, Mainichi Design Award, Minister of Education Newcomer Prize, Tokyo ADC Members’ Grand Prize, Mainichi Art Award, Purple Ribbon Medal, and the New York ADC Hall of Fame Prize. Tanaka has exhibitions in NewRead More →

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If I had my life to live over, I’d dare to make more mistakes next time. I’d relax, I would limber up. I would be sillier than I have been this trip. I would take fewer things seriously. I would take more chances. I would climb more mountains and swim more rivers. I would eat more ice cream and less beans. I would perhaps have more actual troubles, but I’d have fewer imaginary ones.Read More →

Outdoor lighting close-up

Embed from Getty Images In case you hadn’t noticed, landscape and outdoor architectural lighting is a popular segment of the outdoor home improvement sector. Industry experts estimate that the global outdoor lighting market is valued about 10.7 billion US dollars. That figure is expected to rise to 23.8 billion U.SRead More →

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Marilyn Monroe sang that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but she also apparently knew that the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach. So we should not be surpised that the glamour girl had a 12-piece set of Le Creuset cookware in her kitchen. The set soldRead More →

The Male Nude Book Cover

There have been hundreds of publications devoted to the classical female nude. In all the visual art forms, displays of female nudity have been a safe and sanctioned characteristic of art. The male nude was only allowed to be seen in public due to religious themes, and even these were usually accompanied by terrible images of pain and discreet folds or fig leaves. If a man was going to be seen in the nude, he wasn’t going to be seen to be enjoying it!Read More →

Norwegian-inspired timber cabins unveiled for a landscape hotel in France

Visitors to Breitenbach will soon have the chance to stay one of several tiny timber cabins scattered across the idyllic French countryside. Built of new and recycled timber, the 14 Norway-inspired cabins form the proposed Breitenbach Landscape Hotel designed by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter. Source: Norwegian-inspired timber cabins unveiled for aRead More →

We know blog design matters in order to make a good first impression. Designers spend a lot of time and energy trying to come up with a good blog layout. The layout is of paramount importance and every designer wants to present it in the most useful and intuitive way.Read More →

  There’s nothing that has had changed my life more than writing 1000 words a day. Writing for an hour a day can improve the quality of your life, make you a happier person and enable you to accomplish things you once thought were impossible. Source: How to Write MoreRead More →

There’s an old saying about dresses and speeches which rightly points out that both should be long enough to cover the subject. In the modern era, men, in particular, would be well advised to drop all reference to female attire and talk about blogs instead. Source: How Long is theRead More →

As dry drinking gains in popularity, designers and brands tell us how they position low and zero alcohol beers to an uninitiated audience. We’ve reported for a while now on Digital Arts on how the world of drinks branding is changing. Source: Booze-free branding: How to design beer brands for dryRead More →

We are all aware that the world is shifting. We can say that we are on the verge of a new industrial revolution. You can find anything online, and with that, there is a growing need for copywriters. Source: How to Become a Better Copywriter  Read More →

The recovering intoxication and its aftermath - Leslie Jamison

  Judging a Book by Its Recovery Leslie Jamison’s memoiristic study of alcoholic writers Clancy Martin The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath by Leslie Jamison Little, Brown and Company $30.00 List Price When I was in a suicidal phase in my life and hiding my alcoholism from my partner, IRead More →

Azuki the Hedgehog Went Camping And Stayed In A Tiny Tent

Azuki is an absolutely adorable Japanese hedgehog who loves to go on all kinds of adventures. This time he went camping, and we’re sure it’s the cutest thing you’ll see today. This little camper was fully prepared for his trip – he brought his own tent, grill, and even aRead More →

Over the years, blogging has become an attractive profession that helps people to earn some good income by spending a few hours inside their home. The success stories in the industry have brought many new bloggers into it. While some of them just love sharing their insights and experiences, someRead More →

This could be you! Photo: Dia Dipasupil (Getty Images) Everybody is either sitting on a brilliant screenplay or knows somebody who is sitting on a brilliant screenplay (though the brilliance is probably debatable), and if you’d like to finally put your screenplay where your mouth is, here’s your chance. Source:Read More →

This our favourite post, which we look forward to putting together each year. It’s always mind-blowing look back at the year over 100+ posts we have published. This is where we look back at the current year at some of our personal favourite blog posts, which we have published acrossRead More →

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Every business needs an online presence. A blog or a website is necessary, and it is preferable to have both at once. Social media is optional, although some would have you think otherwise. The principle purpose of your social media, if you have it, should be to help boost theRead More →

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Writing is a tonic that can help to bring about change. Photo by Nyssa Paige Ask almost anyone you know how they are, and the response is likely to be: “busy”. Our inboxes are bursting with emails. Appointments and social events keep stacking up. Source: How To Write Your WayRead More →

Random barn cat taken during the golden hour Source: Blogging and cat photos go together like peanut butter and chocolateRead More →