Croft Residence / AUX Architecture

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Croft Residence / AUX Architecture Save this picture! © Andrew Dinsky PLG Estates + 24 Architects AUX Architecture Location Los Angeles, United States Lead Architects Brian Wickersham (Principal-in-Charge), Jeremy Fletcher, Matthew Aulicino (PM), Jenny Barnish (ID), Ricardo Moura (PA), Uriel Lopez, Henry Dominguez Area 4500.0 ft2 Project Year 2018 Photographs Andrew Dinsky PLG Estates, Hunter … Continue reading Croft Residence / AUX Architecture

Esperanza Spalding Performs William Blake’s Short Existential Poem “The Fly”

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 BRAIN PICKINGS

A centuries-old, timeless meditation on chance, suffering, and the improbable glory of life. By Maria Popova All artists know that the deeply personal is the only real gateway to the universal; that we are only free to see to the farthest horizons after we have closely examined our most intimate landscapes. Some swing these doors … Continue reading Esperanza Spalding Performs William Blake’s Short Existential Poem “The Fly”

Artful Swirls of Plastic Marine Debris Documented in Images by Photographer Mandy Barker

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 Art Design Photography Science #found objects #multiples #oceans #photoshop #trash April 19, 2018 Laura Staugaitis SOUP – Refused © Mandy Barker. Ingredients; plastic oceanic debris affected by chewing and attempted ingestion by animals. Includes a toothpaste tube. Additives; teeth from goats. Photographer Mandy Barker creates deceptively eye-catching images to document the pandemic of plastic … Continue reading Artful Swirls of Plastic Marine Debris Documented in Images by Photographer Mandy Barker

Taking Your Business Seriously Without Taking Yourself Too Seriously 

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 CORE77

From corporate to freelance to side hustle to small, energetic company, Steph Hoff has experienced just about every type of workplace culture through her career. Her innate sense of style and a savvy awareness of street culture give her a unique lens that she uses to filter and focus corporate initiatives into provocative campaigns. Through it … Continue reading Taking Your Business Seriously Without Taking Yourself Too Seriously 

10 Etsy Finds for the Target Obsessed (& Those of Us Who Love Them)

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 APARTMENT THERAPY

Oh, Target. How do we love thee? Let us count the ways. Between their unbelievably low prices and insanely adorable home décor offerings, the mega store will always have a special place in our hearts. Unsurprisingly, Etsy artisans have crafted some pretty amazing items for Target fans across the globe. To prove our point, we … Continue reading 10 Etsy Finds for the Target Obsessed (& Those of Us Who Love Them)

The Best Water Filter Pitchers — The Guide 2018

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 APARTMENT THERAPY

Clean drinking water is an essential part of a healthy home, and more importantly a healthy life. In-home filter systems are one way to ensure pure water, but these can be difficult to install if you're a renter, or just don't want to go to the trouble of putting in a whole purification system. Water … Continue reading The Best Water Filter Pitchers — The Guide 2018

Soda Can Mockup PSD

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' Download Soda Can Mockup PSD. Here is a photorealistic Free Soda Can Mockup which is great for showcasing cold drink or beer can branding, packaging and product labelling designs in a unique style. This soda can mockup template has few other design elements added such as water drops and ice cubes which adds another layer … Continue reading Soda Can Mockup PSD

7 Great Ideas for Group Photography Events and Projects

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 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY SCHOOL

Photography can be a lonely business, but there is no reason why that has to be the case. Of course, there are many that enjoy the solitude. If you’re a photographer who enjoys more of a community there are some great ways to get together for group photography.The reasons to join a group are varied, … Continue reading 7 Great Ideas for Group Photography Events and Projects

5 Reasons Why Your Sunrise or Sunset Photos Don’t Look So Stunning

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 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY SCHOOL

The holy grail of travel photography is a stunning photo looking into the vast distance taken at sunrise or sunset. It seems to just work as a blend of color, composition, and light to create something that often makes the viewer utter that famous word that any photographer wants to hear, “Wow!”.But why is it … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Your Sunrise or Sunset Photos Don’t Look So Stunning

Lea Kissner's job is making sure Google products protect the privacy of users

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Photo: Lea Kissner Lea Kissner is back at her alma mater, the University of California at Berkeley, armed with a crisp gray blazer, a slide deck, and a laptop with a ‘My Other Car Is A Pynchon Novel’ sticker on it. Since graduating in 2002, she’s earned a PhD at Carnegie Mellon in cryptography and … Continue reading Lea Kissner's job is making sure Google products protect the privacy of users

Delicate Bodies Overcome with Blooms by Phoebe Hunter

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When Phoebe Hunter was about 10 years old, she accompanied her brother as he got tattooed. There, she saw “how cool tattoos were” and was interested in the practice. It wouldn’t be until many years later—and studies in veterinary and psychology—that she became an apprentice at Seventh Day Studio in Auckland. Delicate lines and surreal … Continue reading Delicate Bodies Overcome with Blooms by Phoebe Hunter

David Hockney Exhibit at LACMA Presents 82 Intimate Portraits by the Artist

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Installation photograph, David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, April 15–July 29, 2018, art © David Hockney, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA Following a popular tour across Europe and a successful stint in Australia, the celebrated exhibition, David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-Life, has made its American debut at LACMA (the Los … Continue reading David Hockney Exhibit at LACMA Presents 82 Intimate Portraits by the Artist

Artist Visualizes a “Hot Art Exhibition” Filled With Melting Masterpieces

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Imagine visiting an art gallery during the hottest day of the year, but the air conditioning doesn’t work, and all of the paintings literally start to melt and drip paint from their frames. This surreal, nightmare scenario is the concept for the Hot Exhibition digital art series by Vienna-based multidisciplinary artist Alper Dostal.The series of … Continue reading Artist Visualizes a “Hot Art Exhibition” Filled With Melting Masterpieces

CVS Pharmacy Launches First 'Unaltered' Beauty Campaign

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 BEAUTY PACKAGING 

CVS Pharmacy has launched the "Beauty In Real Life" campaign -- the retailer's first unaltered images.The campaign demonstrates a commitment to authenticity, the retailer says, and its goal to create new standards for beauty imagery, in an effort to highlight authentic and more realistic images.The campaign's images are the first to feature the "CVS Beauty Mark," … Continue reading CVS Pharmacy Launches First 'Unaltered' Beauty Campaign

Industry Mourns Baralan's Jim Slowey

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 BEAUTY PACKAGING 

He passed away on April 14 in Florida. 04.19.18 The beauty industry has been shaken by the death of James John Slowey who was born on June 27, 1959 and passed away from natural causes on April 14, 2018, in Ft. Lauderdale. Jim was an amicable “fixture” at nearly all industry trade shows and events, … Continue reading Industry Mourns Baralan's Jim Slowey

MAC Partners with Puma — So Sneakers Now Match Lipstick

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 BEAUTY PACKAGING 

The lipstick is available now, and the sneakers launch in May. 04.19.18 MAC Cosmetics is partnering with Puma to create a sneaker line, set to debut in May.The kicks in the MAC x Puma collection are limited edition suede -- in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Puma Suede sneaker. The sneakers look like they … Continue reading MAC Partners with Puma — So Sneakers Now Match Lipstick

Norske Bryggerier Identity

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 DAILY PACKAGE DESIGN INSPIRATION 

on April 19 | with No Commentsin Europe, Norway | Alcoholic Beverages, Beer Packaging Inspiration., FRANK Oslo, Geir Solem Lysbakken, Glass bottle, Norske Bryggerier Identity | Designed by: FRANK Oslo, Geir Solem Lysbakken, Norway. Norske Bryggerier (Norwegian Breweries) is an Oslo based company with a conscious effort to start up small local breweries along the west coast of … Continue reading Norske Bryggerier Identity

Leaving Crocus Valley

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[By Lis Watkins in London] A demolition site in the centre of Croydon has been the unlikely home to a pop-up saffron farm for the last two and a half years. The heritage project, initially started with a crowd funding campaign, was kept going by donations and an army of volunteers. It’s been a real … Continue reading Leaving Crocus Valley

There’s a California fault far more dangerous than San Andreas – and it’s ready to go off

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 INHABITAT

Everyone knows that California’s San Andreas fault is a ticking time bomb ready to erupt – but a new study shows that another fault right under the East Bay is far more dangerous. The Hayward fault could decimate major cities like Oakland and Berkeley, killing hundreds and destroying tens of thousands of homes. And according … Continue reading There’s a California fault far more dangerous than San Andreas – and it’s ready to go off

How Earth Day began and how it helps the planet

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 INHABITAT

Earth Day is April 22nd, and to get prepared for the big day, here are a few Earth Day facts that you may not know. Founded by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in, the first ever Earth Day was held on April 22nd, 1970. Earth Day not only marks the beginnings of … Continue reading How Earth Day began and how it helps the planet