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Infographic: How To Display Art In Your Home or Office | Decor

Infographic: How To Display Art In Your Home or Office |  Decor | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Have a look at the other suggestions in the illustration below, and click on any of the images to view the complete infographic.

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London-based furniture company Made.com has put together this detailed infographic that uses design principles to suggest ways to beautifully display your art pieces at home.

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The Psychology of Numbers in Design

The Psychology of Numbers in Design | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
When it comes to numbers, we’re not as rational as we think we are.
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We’re all familiar with the ploy marketers use to make prices seem smaller by reducing the cost by a few pennies (e.g. $50 vs. $49.99). This technique, known as charm pricing, is popular for a good reason — it works. However, many brands are starting to shift away from this technique,.. (read more)
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How To Grow Your Own Beautiful, Complex Crystals In Your Kitchen

How To Grow Your Own Beautiful, Complex Crystals In Your Kitchen | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
step-by-step tutorial shows you how easy it is to create complex, multicolored crystals in different shapes for a great gift or home decoration piece, complete with a few notable safety precautions.
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10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People

10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
excerpts from distinguished professor of psychology and management Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s (pronounced me-HIGH chick-sent-me-HIGH-ee) seminal book Creativity: The Work and Lives of 91 Eminent People (HarperCollins, 1996).

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Infographic: The Gross, Deadly, Surprising History Of Color

Infographic: The Gross, Deadly, Surprising History Of Color | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
This cartoon infographic by Korwin Briggs of Veritable Hokum provides an entertaining and insightful overview of the history of human color production.
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This is really cool and interesting info - i never 'really' thought about where all the colours come from before..  ||  This cartoon infographic by Korwin Briggs of Veritable Hokum provides an entertaining and insightful overview of the history of human color production. 

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How to Make Creative Resumes for Creative Fields

How to Make Creative Resumes for Creative Fields | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
If you Google “creative resumes,” you’ll bring up a seemingly-infinite showcase of unconventional ideas. Resumes made to look like Google search results, subway maps, and movie posters…
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How much creativity is too much?

The “general rule” is that jobs in fields without much competition require “safe” resumes, where jobs in fields with heavy competition may take something more creative to stand out from the crowd.

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Shoshana Fanizza's curator insight, August 5, 2015 11:42 AM

How much creativity is too much?

The “general rule” is that jobs in fields without much competition require “safe” resumes, where jobs in fields with heavy competition may take something more creative to stand out from the crowd.

Arts Regional Trust's curator insight, August 5, 2015 7:13 PM

How much creativity is too much?

The “general rule” is that jobs in fields without much competition require “safe” resumes, where jobs in fields with heavy competition may take something more creative to stand out from the crowd.

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Five Simple DIY Photography Lighting Setups You Can Create At Home

Five Simple DIY Photography Lighting Setups You Can Create At Home | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
A good way to avoid burning a hole in your pocket buying fancy-schmancy photography lighting equipment is to simply construct your own setups
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Kai and Lok from DigitalRev TV show us how easy it is to create a light table, DIY photo frame diffusers, a Pringles can snoot, a soft box from a home organizer and a beauty dish using a round aluminum pan.

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Why Facebook Is Blue: The Science of Colors in Marketing

Why Facebook Is Blue: The Science of Colors in Marketing | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
How do colors affect us when we buy things? The latest research reveals the science of colors in marketing and how to use it for your advantage:
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6 Tips for Pinterest Marketing in Just Minutes a Day

6 Tips for Pinterest Marketing in Just Minutes a Day | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Is your Pinterest marketing taking too much time? In this article, you'll discover 6 tactics to help you market on Pinterest in minutes a day.
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12 Signs Your Design Style is Out of Date

12 Signs Your Design Style is Out of Date | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Is graphic design fun? That's a question my colleague was asked last year, and after intense discussion we decided that it's a strangely hard one to answer. The reason is that although…
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A list of signs that your design style has become dated, pulled from the trends of the past couple decades. Bear in mind that these are only symptoms, and most of us have been plagued by at least one of them. But if you check off everything on this list, it might be time to re-think the way you work. (via creativemarket blog)

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Pantone Predictions Are Down To Earth

Pantone Predictions Are Down To Earth | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

When it comes to color, Pantone guides us all in the design industry and they are the top trend setter

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In Fall of 2015, Pantone predicts that earthy tones and colors will be all the rage. Pantone has released their Top 10 colors for the fall season. Check out this infographic for the full list and expect to see the design industry and the fashion industry filled to the brim with these colors.

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Quick Copywriting Tweaks to Lift Conversions 30% or More

Quick Copywriting Tweaks to Lift Conversions 30% or More | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
4 actionable tips on how to super-charge your conversion rate with small copywriting tweaks.
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 4 actionable tips on how to super-charge your conversion rate with small copywriting tweaks.

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7 SEO Best Practices That Now Seem Weird

7 SEO Best Practices That Now Seem Weird | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Search engine optimization (SEO) and conversion rate optimization (CRO) go hand in glove.
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 If you’re still optimizing like it’s 2005, then you’ll have a very different experience, because SEO has changed — a lot.

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15 Types of Photos You Can Tweet (Even if Your Product looks uninteresting)

15 Types of Photos You Can Tweet (Even if Your Product looks uninteresting) | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
For those brands whose products are intangible (like a management consulting firm) or generally not-that-pretty (like accounting software), there is still hope.
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10 Rules of Composition All Designers Live By – Design School

10 Rules of Composition All Designers Live By – Design School | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Foolproof composition techniques that will hold all your design elements in all the right places.
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You could have the most beautiful graphic elements in the world, but if your composition isn’t up to scratch, all of that goes out the window.

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10 Simple DIY Photography Hacks You Can Achieve With Household Items

10 Simple DIY Photography Hacks You Can Achieve With Household Items | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

DigitalRev has created a video that shows you 10 simple DIY photography hacks you can carry out with household items..

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Find out how you can utilize a pair of tights, a toilet roll, and a pie pan for your next photo shoot in the video | 10 Simple DIY Photography Hacks You Can Achieve With Household Items

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Zachary Bennett Brook // Indigenous Artist Profile #surfboard art

Myself and Declan Arrighi shot and cut together a profile of Torres Strait Islander artist, Zachary Bennett Brook, for ABC open. Zac took us through how he fuses…
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By fusing his Torres Strait Islander heritage with his innate love for the ocean, Zac’s formed a unique collective of work that he’s aptly titled ‘Saltwater Dreamtime’. #wollongong #illawarra

 

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AUSTRALIA #Artists | Colour with #COPIC for chance to WIN over $1000 in COPIC Prizes

AUSTRALIA #Artists | Colour with #COPIC for chance to WIN over $1000 in COPIC Prizes | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Eckersley  are giving away OVER $1,000 in COPIC prizes!  To enter, you need to get DRAWING and COLOUR IN with COPIC markers! Then simply upload your COPIC creation to the Eckersley’s Facebook page before 11.59pm on the 31st August for your chance to WIN! 

Winners will be given Eckersley's gift cards to purchase their favourite Copic products out of the entire Copic range in-store or online. There are two prizes to be won - 1st prize: $750 gift card, Runner-Up prize: $300 gift card.

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DIY : Transform An Old Playstation Into A Stunning Light-Up Clock

DIY : Transform An Old Playstation Into A Stunning Light-Up Clock | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Looking for something different to do this weekend? How about making your very own Playstation clock?

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Now you know what to do with that broken Playstation you cannot bear to throw away!

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6 Simple Photo Tools for Creating Social Media Visuals

6 Simple Photo Tools for Creating Social Media Visuals | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Create graphics, collages, add text, edit pictures and make cover images for your blog or social media profiles without using Photoshop.
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6 Exit Overlays that Convert More than Others

6 Exit Overlays that Convert More than Others | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Capture & convert more of your website visitors with exit overlays. Julia Borgini explains 6 of the best converting ones on the Daily Egg.
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Are Women Worse at Self-Promotion Than Men? (The Abundant Artist)

Are Women Worse at Self-Promotion Than Men? (The Abundant Artist) | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
— The Abundant Artist
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found via The Abundant Artist : Many women struggle to promote themselves. Of the top 100 selling artists in the last year, only one was a woman. Why?  a really great discussion that was put out as a podcast.  Check it out here: http://theabundantartist.com/podcast13/

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5 Common Mistakes Beginners Make When They Share Photos Online

5 Common Mistakes Beginners Make When They Share Photos Online | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Sharing your photography online can be an incredibly rewarding, educational, and empowering experience, but you need to do it right! Here are 5 common mistakes you should avoid.
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GREAT Article/TIPS!  recognize the most common mistakes photographers—both newbies and, surprisingly, advanced shooters—make when they begin sharing their work online. Below are the 5 most common mistakes I see, and if you’d like to have your work noticed and appreciated, NOT doing the 5 things below is a fantastic place to start.

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FREE : Productive Entrepreneur Course Bundle - Business & Lifestyle Tutorials

FREE : Productive Entrepreneur Course Bundle - Business & Lifestyle Tutorials | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
The Productive Entrepreneur Freebie Bundle - Hack Your Way To The Top With These Business And Lifestyle Tutorials
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What you get in the bundle : 

 

Connect and Sell to Local Businesses Course | Unlock The Power of Cold Emailing to Create Business Opportunities

 

Land a Startup Job & Become an Entrepreneur Course | Gain The Skills to Land A Startup Job

 

Crack Cold Emailing Course | Master Cold Emailing with This Step-by-Step Guide

 

Gmail Productivity System Course | Escape Your Inbox w/ These Gmail Productivity Strategies

 

Biz Dev For Startups & Tech Companies Course | Unlock Massive Growth for Your Company

 

Optimize Your Sleep Course | Employ These Sleep Hacks & Take Charge of Your Sleep

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4 Fun Ways To Find Your Passion & Do What You Love | Inspirational

4 Fun Ways To Find Your Passion & Do What You Love | Inspirational | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

+ are three inspiring stories of rags to riches entrepreneurs whose pursuit of their passion paid off.

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Do what you love and you’ll never have to work another day in your life.” But what if you have NO idea what you love? Maybe you have too many passions to choose from and you don’t know where to even begin.

Here are 4 ways to have fun to start your journey of discovering your purpose! -

 

.. (read more at creative writing agency.. )

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