Art & Design

'No Excuses': 19 Photos That Will Inspire You
‘No Excuses’: 19 Photos That Will Inspire You

Need a shot in the arm to help push you through the work week? Put down the coffee mug and  take a… >>

What Would a 51-State Flag Look Like?
What Would a 51-State Flag Look Like?

With Puerto Rican statehood in the news once again, Smithsonian magazine's excellent Design Decoded… >>

Feast Your Eyes: Four Great Photo Sites
Feast Your Eyes: Four Great Photo Sites

I can get lost in good photography websites just like I can in good books—they tell a story… >>

Small Wonders: A Tiny World That Inspires
Small Wonders: A Tiny World That Inspires

British artist Slinkachu began the "Little People Project" in 2006. He starts with miniature train… >>

Cinemagram: The Next Instagram?
Cinemagram: The Next Instagram?

The next big thing in smart phone photography could be Cinemagram, a free iPhone app (the Android… >>

This Halloween, Carve Pink Pumpkins
This Halloween, Carve Pink Pumpkins

Picking out the perfect pumpkin for my jack-o-lantern was always a task I took very seriously as a… >>

Japanese Artist Takes Recycling to New Heights
Japanese Artist Takes Recycling to New Heights

Americans recycle billions of cans every year—but do they make them art? Japanese sculptor… >>

Artwork You Need A Magnifying Glass To See
Artwork You Need A Magnifying Glass To See

If artist Jacqueline Lou Skaggs’ goals were to save money and paint more often, she… >>

Brave Vets, Great Cause, Cool T-Shirts
Brave Vets, Great Cause, Cool T-Shirts

A new initiative from Threadless Causes, a philanthropic offshoot of the internet t-shirt vendor… >>

Top Photographers Choose the Pictures that Make Them Happy
Top Photographers Choose the Pictures that Make Them Happy

We asked photographers to send us the one image that most says "happiness" through their lens;… >>