What To Look For In A Photography School

Unlike some school programs that are offered in all state universities and colleges, photography, as a full-pledged course, is not as common. In fact, only a handful of art schools have such a comprehensive program. This can be both an advantage and a disadvantage for students who are interested in taking up photography as a course and not just as an elective in college. Finding the right school can be crucial and with only a few to choose from, it will either be easy or hard depending on your priorities and resources. Location Having so few photography schools can be a disadvantage, as most will probably be offered in New York or in other key cities in the country. Finding …

Design

The word design is multifaceted. It can refer to plans, proposals or creative endeavors. Design surrounds us in every aspect of our life–homes, buildings, city planning, vehicles, art, theater, clothing, and toys. Even food has a design element, presentation. So, design is what makes anything functional, appealing and attractive. It has aesthetic functions that result from inspiration, research, and modeling. To some the sense of design is ingrained in their genes, while others acquire a design sense through rigorous training. The principles to be used will of course depend upon whether one is looking at architectural, automotive, computer or machinery design, which are scientific in nature and have different aims, or communication design, which is applied to advertisements, books, magazines, …

Dont Wait for a Mate, Feather Your Nest Now! Part 2

Copyright 2006 Melissa Galt One of the best things about being single is that when you decorate your house, apartment, townhouse or loft, its all about you, and you can create a space that is completely yours. Being single and living on your own is the perfect time to start expressing your personal style in your home space. In part 1 of this 2 part series, we covered the first 5 steps to take when decorating your home. We started with the basics, deciding what types of furniture you need and keeping an idea file of furniture, artwork and rooms that speak to you. After we laid the groundwork, we talked about establishing a starting point in the room for …

Stunning, Timeless Women’s Fashion Trends

Have you often wondered why women’s fashion trends never end? Year after year, women are bombarded with new styles, colors, designs, and women’s clothing accessories. It’s enough to make your head spin! So, why all the hype? Maybe the fashion designers need to keep their jobs… and to do so, they must somehow cause women to go out and shop for brand new items every season. Fortunately, there are ways women can avoid falling into the “new trendy fashion” trap. Here are some hints about women’s clothing that fashion designers don’t want you to know. Timeless Colors for Women’s Clothing There are some basic colors in women’s clothing that will never go out of style. They’re “in fashion” year after …