Inspiration Monday – 10/24

Inspiration Monday is a collection of posts IMGers have found interesting. It might be artwork, an interesting article, a tool for work, or a funny video. Curated by Dave Taschler, our creative thinker who follows no thread. Just a collection of cool things we found browsing the web.

Today we have a few tips to make you more successful and some cool Holloween costume made with makeup.

Good Morning Everyone!

If you’re a designer, you’ve probably seen this dummy text used for layouts before.

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Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Morbi pellentesque consequat orci et fringilla. Nunc non purus ornare, mattis dui nec, vehicula justo. Sed venenatis vel mi ut tempus. Sed condimentum, diam sit amet efficitur efficitur, odio tortor mattis est, vitae fringilla nisi sapien vitae eros.

Printers and designers have been using it since the 1500’s. Contrary to what you may think, it’s not just random text.

It comes from a book on ethics by Cicero from 45 BC !!

This site has a great little text generator which you can generate paragraphs, words, quotes or lists.

 

Have you ever needed to download a video from Youtube? Vimeo? or some other video player?

Will showed me this great little site that will help you do it. It’s super easy, just paste the URL into the search bar.

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Cheryl shared these tables with submerged animals, I thought they were pretty creative.

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Here are some ways to be happier and more successful. I started by brushing my teeth with my left hand.

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Polish jewel designer Iwona creates jewelry with soul. Everything she makes is one of kind and crafted by hand.

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Just in time for Halloween, here’s some inspiration for your costume. These make-ups from Saida Mickeviciute are super cool and really creative.

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Krysti Ellen does some seriously cool makeup as well. I love how she integrates her hand into them as a second layer.

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They look like traditional designs, but the drawings from Don Moyer add weird elements like a pterodactyl to his Calamityware plates.

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Using a drone,  Aydın Büyüktaş  digitally stitches together photographs to build these warped cityscapes.

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That’s it today, have a good week!

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