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Seb Lester's Lettering Tools

The video begins: "My name is Seb Lester. I'm a designer and artist based in the U.K. The focus of all of my work is letterforms." (Link to video) New works from Seb Lester from Seb Lester on Vimeo. Seb Lester's calligraphy is best known from a series of videos showing a wide range of calligraphy styles. Show More Summary

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How to Decorate Your Hipster Beard for Christmas

1 hour agoArts : Slate: The Eye

The ugly Christmas sweater has met its match in the tacky holiday season fashion trend department: the decked-out hipster beard, dubiously strung with miniature lights and baubles. Creative duo Mike Kennedy and Pauline Ashford came up...Show More Summary

A Look at How Youth Violence Affects Communities in Philadelphia and Chicago

Carlos Javier Ortiz began working on what would become his series “We All We Got” in 2006, when stray bullets in Chicago killed two young girls—one was celebrating her 11 th birthday in her home, the other was getting ready toShow More Summary

Batman - Why Do We Fall

My favorite super hero is Batman and it's because he doesn't have any super powers besides super amount of money but the idea is much more realistic than other super heros. The Dark Knight trilogy was a great example of beautiful movies without super fantastic powers. Show More Summary

Nikon 1 J5: What you need to know

While Nikon's DSLRs tend to get the most attention, its 1-series mirrorless cameras have become more and more capable since their introduction in 2011. The company's latest offering is the Nikon 1 J5, which sports a more upscale, classic look and some notable changes inside and out. Show More Summary

Nikon 1 J5 offers 20.8MP BSI sensor and revamped look

The Nikon 1 J5 has been announced as the latest member of Nikon's mirrorless lineup. It offers a more traditional shape and feel with a contoured grip and a command dial. Its 1"-type 20.8MP BSI-CMOS sensor offers a boost in resolution over its predecessor, and is capable of 4K video capture at 15 fps. Read more

It’s Free Stuff Thursday!

Unpacking Dubai with Scott Kelby, RC Concepcion, and Brad Moore Tonight, April 2nd at 7:00pm ET, join Scott, RC and Brad as we take a look at Dubai and our recent middle east adventures! We’ll be showing photos, sharing stories, and giving away prizes, including a signed print from Scott! To register for the webcast go to KelbyOne.com/dubai thenContinue...

The actor-commentariat

4 hours agoArts : Night and Day

I’ve never been terribly keen on actors. I prefer hairdressers and accountants. And teachers and builders and lawyers. I may even prefer politicians and footballers to actors. It’s a modesty… Read more The post The actor-commentariat appeared first on The Spectator.

Lime light

4 hours agoArts : Night and Day

In April 1501, about the time Michelangelo was returning from Rome to Florence to compete for the commission to carve a giant marble David, a very different sculptor named Tilman… Read more The post Lime light appeared first on The Spectator.

Twenty/forty vision

4 hours agoArts : Night and Day

Every time I sit down to a Noah Baumbach film I think I’m going to hate it, but I never actually do. From the French New Wave idiosyncrasies of 2013’s… Read more The post Twenty/forty vision appeared first on The Spectator.

Wife swap

4 hours agoArts : Night and Day

My impression that Bach has come to rival Shakespeare as a flawless reference point in the cultural life of the nation has recently received some further corroboration. Remember the fuss… Read more The post Wife swap appeared first on The Spectator.

Screen grab

4 hours agoArts : Night and Day

Ever since Boy got back from school my work schedule has fallen to pieces. Every few minutes, just when I’ve got my concentration back after the last interruption, Boy will… Read more The post Screen grab appeared first on The Spectator.

Recorded delivery

4 hours agoArts : Night and Day

‘You can hear pretty clearly the sound of one of the helicopters and you can see it in the darkness,’ yelled James Reynolds over the noise of helicopters, police sirens,… Read more The post Recorded delivery appeared first on The Spectator.

Inside Andy Warhol’s Book Factory

4 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

It’s strange to picture Andy Warhol curled up with a novel, but the eccentric pop artist “lived and breathed" books, according to Warhol by the Book, the first US museum exhibition to explore the literary side of his practice.

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