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Why do some people look more attractive than others?

The idea of “face shape” may have evolved from a common anthropological practice to help people perceive others more favorably, according to a new study.The research, which was published in the journal PLOS ONE, is based on the work of a team led by Emory University psychologist J. Michael Miller.The team analyzed the facial expressions

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How to do a logo redesign in under a day

The Washington Post published an article today about redesigning a logo in less than a day, using only a pencil and paper.Design firm Designboom has put together a free graphic design template to help you do it yourself.You can see the entire template at Designboob, but here’s a small selection of the more useful elements.First

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Kentucky designer firm creates new Kentucky-inspired apparel brand

Kentucky-based design firm, KENTUCKY CREATIVE, is teaming up with boutique clothing brand, KENNY’s, to create new Kentucky inspired apparel and accessories, the company announced.The company will begin offering its brand as a single line in October.“Kenny’s is known for its high quality and customer service, and we feel like it’s important to share our brand

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How to create a viral hit with a boring logo

Designers in Boulder, Colorado, are going back to basics.The Frogs are one of a handful of Boulder-based designers who have made the transition to the new year by turning the boring-looking logo into a buzzworthy piece of viral content.The logo, which features a frog on a blue background, has become the go-to logo for Boulder-area

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Why are we so afraid of casino design?

As the city continues to face the challenges of its burgeoning casino industry, the Indian government has begun to rethink how it designates casino space.The latest proposal, which was submitted by the government, calls for the creation of an agency tasked with managing the city’s casino industry.It says that this agency should “provide technical expertise

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How to design a logo for a logo business

Designers can use a logo as a way to connect with customers and brand your brand, while at the same time, they can create a strong logo that is unique to your company.With that said, there are certain steps you can take to create a truly unique logo for your business.

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Why Portland has been a design capital of the world

BATHROOM DESIGNERS & DESIGNFINDERS, PORTLAND, Ore.— The city of Portland has become a design powerhouse for years, but it’s also become a hub for innovation, with a mix of startups and established firms like Portland Design Founders, which has created a collection of bathroom design firms that are bringing new life to the city. It’s a

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What you need to know about the ‘digital economy’

A digital economy that uses machines to make things?The world is moving away from that, and a new technology that will make this possible has just been launched.But it’s also the most expensive way to get there, and experts say it may be a risky investment.We’ve rounded up the key points of this week’s new

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‘Coffee and bread’ for your next project

Coffee and bread?What a recipe!The new book Coffee and Bread, by Rachel Fiedler and Matthew Fiedlers, is a collection of recipes inspired by the history of bread and coffee.Fiedlin and Fiedels describe the history and process behind the creation of these dishes, and the process of making them in the kitchen.Coffee and Baking is available