Wednesday, October 22

10 Stunning Image Picks This Week



Image: Ron Jautz



Inspiration can be found everywhere—many pictures tell different stories and adventures, as long as we know where to look. With skill and an eye for beauty, these creators share their wonderment of the world, taking us along on their visual journeys.



In this feature, we pick 10 of the many gorgeous images that have been uploaded to IMGembed from around the world.



IMGembed is an online platform that lets bloggers ethically use a wide variety of images on their website. Through IMGembed, you can use images to make your blog posts visually appealing and add an extra oomph to your website.



Check out some of these images that can be found on the site here and make your blog stand out from the rest.





Image: Robert Ullmann





Image: Kolbjørn Hoseth Larssen





Image: Bryan Pocius





Image: doug mcguire





Image: Kevin Raggio





Image: Shawn Png





Image: Ruvin de Silva





Image: Selene Locke





Image: Antonio Foncubierta Rodríguez





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Google Releases 750 Cool Icons That You Can Use For Free





Good news designers, Google has released 750 different icons for free which you can use for building websites and apps.



These icons were created as part of its Material Design visual language project—you can get them here.













[via Gizmodo, images via GitHub]

Infographic: What Type Of Logo Is Right For You?





If you’ve always wondered what kind of logo best suits your brand, fret no more.



New York-based The Logo Company has come up with an infographic helping you to determine which logo type is right for you.



From letter and brand mark, to emblem and wordmark, or maybe a combination of them all, check out the handy flowchart to see which of the five categories of logo type is a better fit for your brand.



Scroll down to find out more.



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[via The Logo Company]

Striking Eye Donation Ads Show Children Who Are Unable To Imagine





Creative agency Propeg has produced a series of striking print ads for Brazilian organization Fortaleza that aims to raise awareness for eye donations.



The ads show three children who are dressed up in costumes, but they have their eyes covered. The tagline in the ads reads, “They can’t pretend to be what they have never seen. Donate your eyes”.



With these ads, the team behind the campaign hopes to emphasize the hope and prospects the children could have if more people were willing to donate their eyes.











[via Ads of the World]

Mom Dresses Up Adorable Daughter As Different Characters For Halloween





It seems Halloween really brings out people’s creativity. After this mother dressed her baby in different costumes, photographer and mom Gina Lee is on a similar mission to dress up her child as well.



Lee has been dressing her adorable daughter Willow in different costumes everyday as a leadup to the holiday.



Some of the characters she has dressed up as include an In-And-Out employee, Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, and our favorite so far, Elliot from E.T..



Check out some pictures below and keep up with Willow’s adventures at Lee’s blog and Instagram account.

























[via BuzzFeed, images via Gina Lee]

Mom Dresses Up Adorable Daughter In Different Halloween Costumes





It seems Halloween really brings out people’s creativity. After this mother dressed her baby in different costumes, photographer and mom Gina Lee is on a similar mission to dress up her child as well.



Lee has been dressing her adorable daughter Willow in different costumes everyday as a leadup to the holiday.



Some of the characters she has dressed up as include an In-And-Out employee, Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, and our favorite so far, Elliot from E.T..



Check out some pictures below and keep up with Willow’s adventures at Lee’s blog and Instagram account.

























[via BuzzFeed, images via Gina Lee]

Infographic: Tips On Getting Free First Class Upgrade When Flying





Cheapflights has revealed some handy tips for getting a free upgrade to flying first class.



Taking the effort to plan at least six months ahead, talking to the right people with a good attitude, and looking smart are just some of the many ways to secure an upgrade.



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[via Visualistan]

If Disney Princesses Were Real...

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Following their viral video of imagined Disney princes, Buzzfeed has created a new short that shows us how Disney princesses, such as Cinderella and Pocahontas, would probably behave in real life.



Watch the hilarious six-minute video below to find out if you can get along with these “princesses” if they really existed.































[via Buzzfeed, images via BuzzFeedVideo]

These Album Covers Reveal The Hidden ‘Bigger Picture’ Behind Them





Creative digital agency Aptitude puts a fun spin on popular album covers by revealing the hidden, ‘bigger picture’ that goes on behind-the-scenes.



Done in jest, you won’t see these album covers quite the same again—the works range from exposing the hilarious to baring an underlying sinister side that you’ve never imagined before.



Check out the full series here.





















[via Aptitude]

Infographic: Popular Food That Are Trending On Social Media





Microsoft has created an infographic, showing us the types of food that are currently trending on social media.



It picks up on where these food conversations are taking place, and rates them according to how well the food was received by the public.



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[via Column Five]