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Body Art by Laura Hacker is Both Marvelous and Monstrous

yesterdayOdd : Neatorama

New Zealand-based Laura Hawker is a self-taught artist who does these excellent body paintings. Imagine the luck of Laura's closest family and friends when Halloween comes around! Designs like this would be ideal for such an occasion. See more of Laura's work at her Deviant Art page or her Tumblr. Via Laughing Squid. Images Credit: Laura Hawker

Dwelling: 15 Rooms to Prove That the '70s Were the Best Design Decade

Photo via Dry Dock Shop Today in excellent and highly addictive internet offerings comes the Dry Dock Shop's super groovy tumblr, which offers an endless trove of "yesterday's architecture and interior design" from the '60s, '70s, and '80s. "The pre-digital...

Marc by Marc Jacobs Spring 2015 Collection: Join the Club

This is Marc's house, and no two ladies know it better than the duo currently at the little-sister line's helm, Luella Bartley and Katie Hillier. While they’re currently heading up the design team (and doing an excellent job of it), that doesn’t mean Marc isn’t here in spirit. Show More Summary

Vitra’s Rolf Fehlbaum to Receive Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Collab Design Excellence Award

2 weeks agoArts / Graphic Design : UnBeige

Make way for the chairman. Vitra’s Rolf Fehlbaum is the winner of the 2014 Collab Design Excellence Award, bestowed annually by a collaboration of design professionals supporting the modern and contemporary design collections at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Show More Summary

DesertTech 1-Piece Scope Mount

Primal Rights has an excellent detailed overview of DesertTech’s 1-Piece Scope Mount built for serious long-range shooters. The mounts are designed specifically for their bullpup precision rifles but would certainly work on other offerings. Show More Summary

The Flat Tiles Home Screen

Single-screen home screens are excellent at getting you to what you need without too many taps. This design from My Color Screen user Pitoko/David does it with flair, employing some eye-catching tiles. Read more...

Sony MDR-1RBT Mk2 Headphones: Australian Review

Sometimes a piece of technology comes along that just hits all its marks perfectly. Excellent and thoughtful design, high quality components and some smartly integrated features combine to make something that just feels special. Sony’s...Show More Summary

This? Just an Excellent Walter White Portrait Made With Ketchup

Look what he cooked up. If you needed another reason to love Heinz, check out this perfectly steely Walter White portrait painstakingly fashioned from the red stuff, graphic designer Aaron Bowersock's super-sticky homage to Breaking Bad, last night's big Emmy winner. [illustrations n such via AshleyLutz/Tumblr] Read more posts by Clint Rainey

Why Men Have Excellent Decorating Taste

Does this title have you scratching your head?  You read it right, men do have excellent decorating taste. Want proof? Well, this article will have you realizing that some of the most historic and influential designs were established by men. Show More Summary

Bridging the gap: The rise of tech designed for low-income Americans

One of the pieces of advice I hear regularly for startup founders looking for a business idea is to find a problem they’re experiencing and set out to solve it. It’s excellent advice – some of the best companies have been built on that premise – but it also has an enormous blindspot. Show More Summary

Sketch for Beginners: Design a Login Form Interface

What You'll Be Creating Sketch, made by the nice folks at Bohemian Coding, is an excellent program for interface design. This beginner-level tutorial will introduce you to designing with Sketch. You won't need any previous experience with the program, just some free time to spend learning something new. Show More Summary

2014 Emmy nominations for Outstanding Main Title Design

last monthOdd : Kottke.org

The Art of the Title has a look at the Emmy nominees for best title design for 2014: Black Sails, Cosmos, Masters of Sex, Silicon Valley, and True Detective. As noted, the excellent titles for Halt and Catch Fire missed the eligibility period by a day. Spoilers: True Detective's titles won. Tags: design TV video

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Is Ready to Fight the iPhone 6

Apple hasn't even announced the iPhone 6 yet, but Samsung is already poised to attack it with a new smartphone design: the Galaxy Alpha. The Samsung Galaxy Alpha, which has been rumored for a while, has excellent specs as well as a new...Show More Summary

Open Thread: Obama/Duncan Ed. Dept. Has Designated 'Denial Officer' for FOIA Requests

Former NewsBuster Lachlan Markay, who now does excellent work at the Washington Free Beacon, tweeted a link to a stunning photo of a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request denial letter sent from one Taylor D. August, a "FOIA Denial Officer" at the Department of Education to Morgan Smith of the Texas Tribune. Show More Summary

Competition / Sleep/ReardonSmith 2014 Student Design Competition / Sleep - Hotel Design Excellence

The Sleep ReardonSmith Student Award was created to give students of architecture and design across Europe an opportunity to engage with the challenges and delights of working in the hotel and resort sector. Part of Sleep, Europe’s leading...Show More Summary

Prosper

Michigan Motion Buds, Ian Sigmon and Nick Forshee, team up on two excellent spots for Prosper that are full of great animation, charming sound design and even an armadillo!

2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe 2.0T Gets Increased Torque Output

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

The 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe is a demonstration of America’s—and particularly Cadillac’s—resurgent design excellence, and now we know it’ll have the bark to back up its bite. While horsepower in the 2015 ATS Coupe 2.0T remains the same as the sedan’s 272-hp output, the Coupe gets a boost of 35 pound-feet of...

Porsche Macan by TechArt

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Porsche already has a hit on its hands with the new Macan. Intended to be a smaller, sportier brother to the Cayenne, the Macan shares its wheelbase and basic suspension design with its corporate sibling, the excellent Audi Q5, but very little else. Show More Summary

Stantec: Excellent Growth Prospects Will Drive Double-Digit Price Upside

ByMartin Vlcek: Investment thesis Through six decades of operations predominantly in Canada, and after almost 100 acquisitions, Stantec, Inc. (NYSE:STN) has become one of the top-ten companies in the North American design, architectural and engineering markets and has been rapidly expanding its presence in the under-penetrated U.S. Show More Summary

Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max “Black/Volt”

This season, Nike SB releases a surefire “Black/Volt” colorway for the popular Stefan Janoski Max silhouette. Designed with insights from a skateboarding legend, the Stefan Janoski Max provides excellent impact protection and a natural ride… Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max “Black/Volt” is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.

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