adding texture is one of the easiest ways to give a room a warmer, more relaxed vibe, and step up the sophistication, too. and doing so through layered textiles is easy, and usually quite affordable, too. there are so many wonderful online and vintage resources for rugs, pillows, throws andRead More →

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After Piet Mondrian moved to New York in 1940, his work became influenced by Manhattan’s grid system, particularly expressed in Broadway Boogie Woogie. Similarly, for his City DNA project, Xinjiang Lu studied satellite maps of cities like Beijing, Athens, New York, and Los Angeles and then created these maze-like paintingsRead More →

“A former professional flamenco guitarist, I took my musical retreat in the South of France to dedicate myself to another form of art that allows me to associate several forms of artistic expressions, such as painting or manipulated photography. Source: Digital art by Romain BonnetRead More →

Co-working spaces aren’t about working anymore: in the age of millennial loneliness, they’re mostly about finding one’s social niche. Source: Top Trend of 2018: Friendly co-workingRead More →

There are a few things that can improve the quality of your outdoor areas like a deck can. It is the most versatile addition that you can update your backyard, courtyard, porch or garden with. I mean, there are just so many things that you can do with a deck,Read More →

From a floating university to a network of black female architects, Phineas Harper offers an alternative guide to the year’s most important happenings in architecture. A barrage of “top 10” articles come out at the end of every year, trumpeting the best films, plays, exhibitions and so on of theRead More →

It’s a pattern that dates back to the Roman Empire and Ancient Egypt. Yet it never seems to go out of style. We’re talking about herringbone — a design aesthetic that the experts say is trending higher lately in home design and which can instantly add an upscale look andRead More →

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Throws & Movies To Ease the Daylight Savings Time Conundrum

And so once again, the season of disconcerting time changes and a deep longing for one’s bed at 7 pm has arrived. It is what it is. Take consolation in the increased opportunity for some quality “me” time, complete with some comfort food, movies and couch time (if hitting theRead More →

The best labels have one thing in common: they make their products stand out on shelves, even when they’re standing among crowds of competitors. Think of how many times you’ve tried a new food or brought home a cool craft beer because it had an interesting label. Source: The 10Read More →

It’s becoming usual again to use a leather texture in web & graphic design. Leather is a tough material that has seen a lot of uses during the course of human civilization, from rugged to luxurious. A leather texture adds a distinct touch to your design, from weathered and grunge-yRead More →

Textures are an all-but-necessary component in web design. They can give a webpage depth, draw the eye to key elements, serve as great backgrounds and just look great when used well! If you’re looking for free textures to enhance your projects, you’ve come to the right place. Source: 10 ResourcesRead More →

Tammy Kanat creates textile art that’s larger than life. Her colorful, highly-textural wall hangings feature organic circular and oval shapes that are a celebration of materials. “For me,” she says , “weaving projects a mood. I follow my instinct to create designs that feel balanced. Source: Larger-Than-Life Weavings are aRead More →

“SumĂ©rgete en un ocĂ©ano textil” es el proyecto presentado por el estudio valenciano BOMa y la diseñadora de interiores Carmela MartĂ­ para la Feria de Hostelco 2018, celebrada en Barcelona. Source: ” SumĂ©rgete en un ocĂ©ano textil ” | More with LessRead More →

These posters by Robin Weissenborn are not new, they were designed in 2015 and awarded in an international poster competition. The graphic designer, who was studying at the prestigious Bauhaus university at the time, designed a series of posters using experimental typography and cool distorted perspectives.

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Whispering Smith house - concrete, wood, whitewashed recycled brick

“Minimal land, minimal house, minimal life” Words from Whispering Smith Architecture. What a wonderful combination of concrete, wood, whitewashed recycled brick and much more. Just stunning.

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a text effect using displacement mapping in Adobe Photoshop.

I created a Text Destroyer with unlimited text effects using the same method for my GraphicRiver portfolio.Read More →

The featured freebie of the day is the third volume of colorful paper marbling textures created with the floating ink technique. These unique textures can be used freely in any kind of project such as websites, posters, or packaging designs.Read More →

Hey folks, it’s been a while. Life got in the way, but I’m back from hibernation and I will try to post more frequently. This work designed by Malva Sawada and creative directed by Andrew Trotter is what got me out of my slumber. It’s a super minimal packaging design forRead More →

William Glackens debt to the Impressionists can be seen in the intense colours, the energetic brushwork and textured surface.   I call this the boathouse.Read More →