6 TikTok trends creatives need to know about

What are TikTok Trends? Quite simply, they're how social video app TikTok groups together its trending hashtags and songs. It's easy to find the biggest current TikTok Trends within the app, by clicking the 'Discover' magnifying glass and choosing Trends at the top of the screen. While the top trending hashtags on other social networks like Twitter normally disappear after a day, TikTok Trends can hang around for months. But that doesn't mean TikTok is boring: quite the reverse. In fact, it hig

How to choose a kids' mattress – here's what to look for

A good night’s sleep isn't just important for children’s development, it’s essential. Children’s bodies are still physically developing: toddlers, for example, can grow up to 1.5cm in a single night. This means they need more sleep than adults; between 10 and 14 hours, depending on age. That’s because the body goes into ‘repair mode’ during this time, and so proper sleep is vital if your child is to develop healthy bones, muscles and joints. It’s not just about physical growth, either. Studies

How to make and sell an NFT

So you’ve read about NFTs. And despite the controversy surrounding them, you figure you might be able to make money from them. But how do you actually go about creating and selling an NFT? In this article, we’ll walk you through the nuts and bolts of the process. First, though, a reality check. Although you may have heard of people selling NFTs for thousands of dollars (see our NFT artwork post for just a few examples) they’re very much the rare exception. And even if you replicate that success

Miller Mobley on shooting Michelle Obama, playing jazz and capturing defining moments

Most recently, Miller teamed up with Platoon – a platform for fearless creatives – to shoot actor, writer and singer Leslie Jordan for his new album of gospel music, Company's Comin'. For this project, as with all his portraiture, Miller says he strives "to take photos that have an honesty, [so] you can see into their soul". We caught up with him in-between jobs, at his Alabama home, to learn how he achieves that in practice. How do you go about capturing that 'defining moment'? It's partly a

Five emerging beer trends designers need to know about

Today, though, that's all changed. And even if you're not a beer drinker yourself, every designer should know what's going on in this exciting industry, which has become a hotpot of creativity, diversity and innovation. Award-winning brand design and innovation agency JDO has a lot of experience in this sector. So we've teamed up with them for this article, which pinpoints five current beer trends that all designers need to bear in mind. In 2021, beer drinkers have been liberated from conformi

Acer Chromebook 315 review: should you buy this budget Chromebook?

Looking for a cheap Chromebook? Then you’ll have doubtless seen the Acer Chromebook 315 pop up on price comparison sites and as well as T3's authoritative best student laptops guide. But is it any good? That's what our Acer Chromebook 315 review determines. On the face of it, this laptop seems to tick all the boxes. Large, full HD touchscreen? Check. Decent battery life? Check. Capable processor? Check. And most importantly: sub-£300 price? Check. But impressive specs don’t always mean a great