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While airline travel in recent years has become a mundane exercise in getting from point A to B, it was merely a few decades ago that flying the friendly skies was full of glamour and prestige. It’s little wonder, then, that today’s functional...
One of the things about advancements online is the ability for us to learn. We're able to not only be easily connected to our colleges and universities, but we have the ability to get our degrees, diplomas and certificates online. It's convenient...
The Dead Words is a project created and curated by graphic designer Karen To. The idea behind the project is to rediscover dead words — words which were once part of our language but have now been omitted from the English dictionary — through...
One of the biggest trends right now is animation. It's smaller than video, more engaging than still images, and the range of talent worldwide seems to grow daily. Just a couple of years ago, web animation meant Flash, and when Flash lost credibility...
Today, everyone’s a photographer, grabbing their iPhones for a quick snap. Pictures are posted at a moment’s notice on Facebook and Instagram, so there’s never a void of visuals. Perhaps this image saturation is why surreal photo manipulation...
Silver Screen Society is a project curated and maintained by graphic designers Trevor Basset and Brandon Schaefer. The idea is to honor the many stories told through the world of cinema by each month featuring a new film and inviting several...
/ / Jun 26, 2013
I dare say that many of us are interested in the nuts and bolts of how things work. I know I was fascinated by the exposed interior of my first iMac back in the 00s. I’m not sure I’d go so far as to actually take my computer to pieces though, certainly...
There were plenty of announcements at yesterday’s Apple WDDC keynote speech: the new Mac Pro; MacBook Airs; and of course, iOS7. But the announcement that seems to be universally well received is the new version of MacOS X, Mavericks. With...
While most artists seek to have their work immortalized, 51-year-old Jim Denevan plans for his art to be temporary. His enormous land creations use natural materials like sand, earth and ice, effectually making the landscape itself become...
Cutting a path through the clouds, heading to some far-flung destination; or working through the night to connect national and international business; the way we perceive airlines has barely changed in the past 50 years. And that perception...
The Wander Postcard Project is the brainchild of the team at social media start-up Wander. They asked some of their favourite designers and illustrators to imagine a postcard from everywhere and nowhere at once. There were 58 contributors...
There's always that one big problem in art school, where you spot a few fellow students that you know "have it!" They don't need to learn anything because they came into school with "it."  Still, they sit there and continue to have their brilliance...
Nostalgia is very common in the world of web design. We see it in varying degrees in vintage and retro styled websites, as well as in small touches on otherwise-modern designs. A lot of designers likely give very little thought to why they might...
Web design is a subtle science that is lost to most who are not in the field. The amount of choices that go into building the perfect presentation for the content the client has to offer are so vast, that often the best way to demonstrate the full...