18 Astonishing and Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut Cars Ionut born in February of the late 70s, he is a Romanian digital artist and photographer. With his photography and manipulations he gives us the innovative and creative photos, he has created many outstanding surreal photos using Photoshop. Cars Ionut called himself as a ‘photo mechanic’ and he deserves this name. He loves to live in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using his own photography mostly. According to the Caras Ionut “to visit the darker side of what people may see of dreams, not necessarily what one would see as negative, but possibly a dream that one could not quite understand or may feel alone.”
How to Be Awesome The other day I was talking with my friend Phil, a doctoral student in philosophy. Phil is much smarter than me – of that there is no doubt – but he’s struggling with the process of working through a draining series of requirements to receive his terminal degree. A Ph.D. in a field like philosophy usually requires at least 5 years of study beyond the 4-year bachelor’s degree.
50 things to say before you die You’ve read the lists that compiled the 50 or 100 places and things you must see and do before you die. These lists are great for reminding you how short life is and for showing you what you’re missing. This list is a little different; it compiles 50 things to say before you die. Why such a list? Because you’d be surprised how little people express their selves and say what they need to say to those who matter. You don’t want to be on your deathbed before you utter these words. Glass door with a surprise Posted on November 23, 2010 in Bizarre Rate this Post (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5) Loading ... 65 Beautiful Fonts You Can Download For Free Freebie 65 Beautiful Fonts You Can Download For Free by Alex on Aug 9, 2012 • 9:43 am 17 Comments There are so many free fonts all around the web these days and sometimes it makes me think is their any really point purchasing fonts. I’ve decide to collect 65 fonts which are suitable for web, print, etc just overall high fonts which can be used in design projects.
The Art of Non-Conformity Challenging Authority Since 1978 I am a writer, traveler, and entrepreneur with the goal of visiting every country in the world while connecting with other world-changers. Continue reading about Chris Mission Accomplished! 60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. At the same time, you don’t need to wait a long time in order to see the measurable results that come from taking positive action. All you have to do is take small steps, and take them consistently, for a period of 100 days. Below you’ll find 60 small ways to improve all areas of your life in the next 100 days.
Easy Drink – Bottle Redesign by Hsu Hsiang-Min, Liu Nai-Wen & Chen Yu-Hsin The 45-Degree Neck What will happen if we shift the mouth of the bottle from the top to a 45-degree angle? You may not be able to fill it to the brim, and drinking from it may be a bit weird, but filling the bottle from a water cooler or fountain will surely become easy. This simple placement difference can do a heck lot for the packaging design and I think it’s radical and awesome. Designers: Hsu Hsiang-Min, Liu Nai-Wen & Chen Yu-Hsin
68 Striking Photoshop Text Effects Tutorials You can find thousands of Photoshop Text Effects Tutorials around, but it’s really difficult to find the good collection of top Photoshop Text Effects Tutorials When it comes to Typography then there is no limitation of creativity in terms of presentation, instructions and most importantly final results. Now days Typography took very seriously by modern time designers as it shows your skills in font selection and latter placement. In this selection we’re glad to present you various Typography Related Photoshop Tutorials which might help you to get inspire and learn some tips. Please feel free to join us and you are always welcome to share your thoughts even if you have more reference links related to Inspiration that our readers may like. Don’t forget to subscribe to our RSS-feed,
Personal Memex The Vision Over the last few years, I’ve been interested in the fields of Personal Knowledge Management (or PKM) and Personal Learning Environments (or PLE). I’ve been a knowledge worker as long as I can remember, and have subsequently searched long and hard for numerous software applications and systems to help me better process, organize, and retrieve information. I’ve tried many different free and commercial solutions (outliners, PIMs, personal knowledge bases, mind mapping software, notebooks/pad, etc.), but none of then were 100% complete in my mind. Then, In 2006 I came across Vannevar Bush, and learned about his amazing vision for the Memex (or “memory extender”). The memex is the name given by Vannevar Bush to the theoretical proto-hypertext computer system he proposed in his 1945 The Atlantic Monthly article As We May Think.
Well Done: a food company annual report that has to be cooked first Croatian creative agency Bruketa & Zinić have designed an annual report for food company Podravka that has to be baked in an oven before it can be read. Update: this project is included in Dezeen Book of Ideas, which is on sale now for £12. Called Well Done, the report features blank pages printed with thermo-reactive ink that, after being wrapped in foil and cooked for 25 minutes, reveal text and images.
30 Old Wives Tales About Food in Your Kitchen that Might Actually Work Any help in my kitchen is accepted with open arms. I like to cook, but I don't think I will be featured on the Food Network anytime soon. Or, ever in my life really. But I like to experiment with recipes, and you can see from recipes I have posted on my blog, they are not, by any means, professional looking. Hence, the reason why I did not start a food blog. Crater Lake - Wood Installation by 24° Studio Inspiring Installation A winner at the 2011 Shitsurai Art International Competition, Crater Lake is an environmental installation that serves as a meeting place to visit with friends, contemplate the surroundings, or simply sit for a moment. The design was inspired by the social revitalization of the city of Kobe, Japan after the Great Hanshin-Awaji earthquake of 1995. Multiple ideas and materials were tested to realize the complexity of the smooth and undulating form.