15 Typography Gifts That Creatively Showcase the Power of Text

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. When it comes to art and design, experimenting with words is a unique way to creatively catch someone’s attention. Whether hand-lettered or digitally rendered, text can have a powerful impact on […]

Infiniti’s Q Inspiration is a gorgeous futuristic sedan that should be electric

Infiniti’s Q Inspiration midsize luxury sedan concept has all the design accents that scream “the future,” but the engine under the hood is rooted in the past. Nissan’s luxury vehicle division revealed the Q Inspiration Monday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The car is a stunner, with a Tesla-esque windshield-sunroof hybrid, […]

More than words: 6 typefaces that changed how we see the world

Paul McNeil is a typographic designer with experience in brand and corporate communications. He is co-founder of London graphic design studio MuirMcNeil, and currently works as a Senior Lecturer in Typography at the London College of Communication. His latest book, “The Visual History of Type,” published by Laurence King, is out now. I’ve always been fascinated by […]

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Won’t ‘Add Anything that Affects Gameplay’: PUBG CEO

HIGHLIGHTS PUBG won’t get items that impact gameplay Only cosmetic items are planned post-release The game is coming to the Xbox One on December 12 After the Star Wars Battlefront 2 debacle surrounding pay-to-win micro-transactions, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) team has stated it won’t be doing so at all, preferring to focus on cosmetic items instead. This came to […]

Kitchen Gadget: You’ve cleaned your kitchen sink … but what about that sink strainer?

A mesh strainer placed over your sink drain — or the kind that suctions shut so you can fill the sink — protects the pipes. Just don’t forget to clean the thing regularly. CHEAP CLEAN: We scrub our kitchen sinks, we wash dish cloths, we replace sponges … and still, studies show the kitchen sink is […]

Apple, Others Warn EU Over Patent Fees Guidelines That Favour Qualcomm, Ericsson

Apple, Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler have warned EU regulators that adopting patent fee guidelines which favour Qualcomm and Ericsson could hurt consumers and hinder innovation. The companies’ lobbying group, the Fair Standards Alliance (FSA), voiced their concerns in a letter dated Oct. 16 to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, Industry Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska and their colleagues. The move comes […]

Waves that drive global weather patterns finally explained, thanks to inspiration from bagel-shaped quantum matter

They are about as far apart as two things in science can be: a type of ocean wave that helps drive the El Niño climate cycle, and quantum materials that, thanks to a particularly strange bit of physics, have insulating interiors and conduct current along their surface. Yet, in a remarkable case of lateral thinking, […]

Killer Web Design Hacks That Will Actually Work for Your Agency

Is your website getting a large number of visitors but not giving you the quality results you want? Efficiently directing your visitors and persuading them to convert is not an easy feat and there is no shortcut to achieve overnight success. Ecommerce is the fastest growing industry, and it is expected that ecommerce sales will […]