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A sign of GIF maturity

Giphy makes use of its platform to teach American Sign Language.

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Lighting, to go

This modest little lamp is as nice to look at when it’s not in use as when it’s on.

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Out of the depths, into the ROM

The Toronto museum offers a rare opportunity for visitors to learn about blue whale biology.

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Creative design trends for 2017

Driven by Shutterstock data, these style movements are set to dominate visual and audio creative this year.

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10 steps to preserve your posture

Creative Bloq put together this handy infographic of exercises for designers.

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POV 3rd Street’s fundraising auction is now live

The charity that helps marginalized youth access the film and media industries has moved its auction online.

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Designing a protest

Here’s some poster inspiration as the Trump era begins.

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Felt faces to smile about

It’s going to take 100 days for this artist to create 100 characters that have no purpose (except to be painfully adorable).

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Hot spring on a cold beach

Here are the winners of the Winter Stations Design Competition, coming to Toronto’s beaches Feb. 20.

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Not your ordinary dog collar

A wearable collar that goes beyond fitness: Link trains your dog and even records their outdoor adventures.