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Design Jobs That Are Prone to Die Out (or not)

It wasn’t until recently that we saw a new emergence of User-Experience design. With tech advancing so rapidly, new departments are created to adapt to new design roles. For example, it wasn’t until the last decade that we saw an uproar in UX design. Currently, they

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Temples of the West

David Best is an American sculptor most notably known for the use of recycled goods, primarily well known for building immense temples out of recycled wood sheets (discarded from making toys and other punch-outs). AND being the architect behind the annual burning building at a desert

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Eurotrip w/ Rian from ANDesign

Ask any backpacker why they love traveling and you will wind up with a long-winded story about their life changing experiences. Ask an artist that and you’ll get a similar response. We got to interview Industrial Designer, Rian Carlo of Orange County’s notable Industrial Design firm, ANDesign Lab, and asked

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Equity Investments — The New Crowdfunding

Would you invest 100$ into a crowdfunding start-up? Sure. But, how helpful is that as an investor? Translating an innovative concept into a thriving business is a complicated and unpredictable proposition. Traditional banks are often reluctant to fund vulnerable startups with what they perceive as unproven ideas. Considering

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A Portable Color Guide by PANTONE Studio

Transform your inspiration in a connected studio workspace all in the language of PANTONE. When your core consumers are print designers and the world is becoming increasingly digital, you look for new ways to sustain your grip on the industry. Discover color harmonies, values, and cross references

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The Magic Behind a Modern Day Advert Campaign

It happens every time. I swear, if I wasn’t so delved into the fashion world, I’d be swept off my feet by these ads! Recall the last time you walked into a Footlocker or a Champs for that matter…what lured you in? It’s always the ads!

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Graphene — the Only 2D Material Known to Mankind

In simple terms, graphene, “is a thin layer of pure carbon; it is a single, tightly packed layer of carbon atoms that are bonded together in a hexagonal honeycomb lattice,” according to Jesus de La Fuente CEO of Graphenea. It is the only 2D material

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World’s First Zero-Star Hotel

Ever heard of an open-air hotel? Well, it’s exactly what it sounds like…but give it a look before you give it your dismay.   Think about their mission statement  “the only star is you” as a five-star hotel’s motto, rather than a standard hotel rating…and you get: The

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This is LA: TURF war

Materials & Applications‘s mini-golf project: TURF by nine architects, designers and artists considered topics relevant to Los Angeles today— including all aspects of topography and terrain, drought and lawns, parking and traffic, nature and neighborhood, housing typologies and identity — to create relevant obstacles in the form