Thumbnail via Adam Smith's out; Tuesday morning at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney announced that the UK is seeking nominations for the new face of their £20 banknote. Instead of any old politician...Show More Summary
The winners of this year's D&AD Awards were announced at a ceremony in London last night, with juries awarding five black pencils, four white and 44 yellow. Here's our round-up of the most successful projects and agencies...
A series of typographic installations were unveiled in Clerkenwell this week, courtesy of Monotype and Clerkenwell Design Week. Lettering-based artworks include a wooden bench sculpted in the shape of Neue Haas Unica, an anamorphic mural in Clarendon and a lovely use of Festival of Britain typeface Festival Titling.
In 2003, Carter Wong teamed up with 13 artists and illustrators to customise a range of abandoned wardrobes for clothing label Howies. The agency is now selling four of those wardrobes on eBay to raise money for homeless charity Café Art...
As part of the annual Vivid Sydney festival the huge ‘sails’ of the Sydney Opera House are transformed into an artist's canvas. This year, a project conceived by UK studio Universal Everything completely illuminates the building with a 15-minute animation sequence made by 22 different artists…
Screencaps and GIFs by author, via Universal Everything's edition of Lighting The Sails, a project for the 2015 Vivid Sydney festival, is everything—and more—than what we expected and were promised after the digital art and design studio...Show More Summary
What You'll Be Creating If you haven't seen Taylor Swift's video for her hit song, Style, then do yourself a favor and check it out! Not surprisingly it's a "stylistic" video, and it contains some wonderfully inspiring effects usingShow More Summary
GIFs and screencaps by the author, via. This is not your average Taylor Swift video: “Redrawing Taylor Swift – Shake it Off Rotoscoped” lacks wholesome hunks, impractical ball gowns, and even the obligatory heartbreak. In their stead, 49 University of Newcastle animation students have rotoscoped a riotous millet of 2,767 hand-drawn frames. Show More Summary
Tender - It's how people meat from Marcello Gómez Maureira on Vimeo. A version of this article originally appeared on The Creators Project Netherlands. It's a common stereotype that Tinder is filled with people who only want to find hookups. Show More Summary
This week on our pop-culture podcast, we discuss women in comedy, Mad Men's finale (spoilers!), and the film 'Iris' The post The Thrill: Inside Amy Schumer, TV series endings, the legacy of Maysles appeared first on Macleans.ca.
When I was super young, say around five or so, I remember playing in the bath tub with my plastic toys. Some were super heroes like He-Man or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, others were monster trucks and die-cast matchbox cars … Continue reading ?
GIF and screencap via A Quebec man has broken the Guinness world record for longest distance flown on a hoverboard. Designer Catalin Alexandru Duru spent the last year building a propeller-based vehicle (sorry Hendo fans) that acts kind...Show More Summary
On this day in 2015 it was announced that Cecilia Bartoli would sing the role of Maria in West Side Story at the 2016 Salzburg Pfingstfestspiele, conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, no less!
I have been thinking a lot about how our comfort zone — that place that FEELS right — is actually a really dangerous place to dwell if you have a vision to create a meaningful body of work. The ideas I have been exploring with writers and creative professionals is whether you need to place […]
IO Sounds - Another Love EP from Derelicht on Vimeo. As an established denizen of the UK underground, iO Sounds explores the darker, more minimal side of house and garage. With a sonic palette that is both futuristic and familiar in a retro way, the producer crafts subtly impressionistic dance floor music. Show More Summary
Image: Daft Life LTD, all images courtesy the artists Finally, you can roll around town on a rare relic of Daft Punk's legacy, thanks to designers, skaters, and cousins, Nicolas and Cédric Hervet. Hervet Manufacturier’s cruiser deckShow More Summary
You don’t have to play coy. You want to become a better writer. In fact, you’d love to crack the code on becoming a writer with tremendously loyal readers who covet every piece you put out there. That’s why you’re here, right? Checking...Show More Summary
GIFs and screencaps, via. 16 glistening knives (and one lone meat cleaver) spin and slice their way through a tinny rendition of the Bee Gees' "Stayin’ Alive" in Neil Mendoza’s The Electric Knife Orchestra. As with the eccentric artist's...Show More Summary
Daniel Rozin, Penguins Mirror; 2015; 450 stuffed animals, motors, control electronics, video camera, custom software, microcontroller, tin bases; dimensions variable; Unique, 1 AP. Photo courtesy: bitforms gallery, New York. Photo by...Show More Summary
We recently pushed out some big changes to the Tuts+ Translation Project, making the process easier and quicker for everyone involved. Read on to find out how you can take part and exactly how the new translation tools work! 1. FindShow More Summary