McKean Studio Mini Cities: Catch a little wanderlust with these bite-sized models of Palm Springs and NYC

McKean Studio Mini Cities

Joshua and Megan McKean of the eponymous McKean Studio are serious road warriors with a knack for finding hidden gems in every city they visit. With a blog full of impressive photos and stories documenting their travels, it’s undeniable that the……

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Gorillaz announces its return with new artwork on Instagram

Everyone’s favorite cartoon band is getting back together. Gorillaz co-founder Jamie Hewlett excited fans on Thursday when he posted new artwork of band members Murdoc and Noodle on Instagram. Hewlett later confirmed that the band was getting back together with a simple reply to one of the Instagram posts: “Yes, Gorillaz returns.”

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There has yet to be an official announcement, but it’s expected that the band — together with Gorillaz co-creator Damon Albarn — will release a new album sometime this year. Its fifth album, The Fall, came out in 2011. Following that release, the band went on hiatus, though disagreements between Albarn and Hewlett are…

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5 must-have art books

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2015 has kicked off in style, with a slew of fantastic art books available right now! With the work of animation studios, cult TV series, and classic illustration on offer, there’s something for everyone. But where to start? Here’s five of our favourite art books…







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Link About It: Airbnb’s Cable Car Sleepover

Airbnb's Cable Car Sleepover


Airbnb is giving adventurous travelers the chance to sleep 9,000 feet above the French Alps—in a cable car. By simply writing to the room rental service explaining why you want it so badly, you and three of your closest pals could win a night of feasting……

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The best of January’s web design podcasts

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Two weeks ago Dylan Wilbanks wrote an article on The Pastry Box lamenting the recent intensification of online viciousness and declaring that 2015 should be “the year we fight back, the year of empathy”. He’s not the only one thinking this way; this sentiment is a thread that runs through much of the conversation taking place around web design at the moment.







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Link About It: Beautifully Simple Balance Bikes

Beautifully Simple Balance Bikes


Balance bicycles are known to be effective at helping children develop coordination, balance and counter-steering techniques at a young age. While they’ve been around for a while, they’ve remained pretty much the same for the majority of their existence……

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The Pirate Bay comes back online seven weeks after police raid

A phoenix has replaced the iconic pirate ship atop The Pirate Bay today, celebrating the site’s rise from the ashes. The torrent site’s servers were raided by Swedish police forces over seven weeks ago, and has been offline ever since. But today, The Pirate Bay lives once more.

At the time of the police raid in the greater Stockholm area last month, it wasn’t clear whether The Pirate Bay would ever return. The site and its founders have been relentlessly persecuted by authorities, with many of its original creators either behind bars or separated from the torrent site.

But The Pirate Bay has proven to be incredibly resilient. While it isn’t clear how the site has come back online this time, it is known that the site runs off of “…

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Fonts of the week w/e 01 February 2015

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Monday’s font of the day: Jack Price: $ 15







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Name your own price iOS designer bundle

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Designing for mobile is becoming a key strategy for every creator. More and more people are viewing content through phones and knowing how to design for those users means making your work all the more accessible. This bundle will give you the know-how and assets you need to be an iOS designer, and it’s made for your budget.







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Link About It: This Week’s Picks: The smell of rain, Tesla’s ‘Insane Mode,’ cannabis beer and more in our weekly look at the web

Link About It: This Week's Picks

1. Beer for Cannabis Connoisseurs
A new beer by Colorado-based brewery Oskar Blues keeps cannabis-inclined drinkers in mind. The new brew—dubbed “Pinner” (referring to the term used for small joints)—features a heavy, hoppy aroma that likens itself……

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