Song of the week

September 26, 2011 § 1 Comment

Something Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Nick Cave

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Six degrees of artistic influences

September 21, 2011 § Leave a comment

We have seen her work before, illustrating the food habits of famous writers and poets.   Now Wendy MacNaughton illustrates in a visually engaging manner the Circles of Influence, created by Michelle Legro and Maria Popova, which reveal the creative encounters and intersections of different writers, scientists, genres and eras.

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Words have a life of their own

September 21, 2011 § 1 Comment

A is for Animation and B for Beautiful spelling-video. Playing with different techniques and material and using the Helvetica font,  Italy-based design studio n9ve created Alphabet 2, a video where each letter is animated, representing the meaning of the word itself.

Check out the video:

via Colossal

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Burn your bridges down

September 20, 2011 § Leave a comment

Oh the beauty!

Get a guided tour of the Sydney Opera House, with the help of the Opera’s and Australia’s best artists and what’s probably my favorite song of all times: Nick Cave’s The Ship Song.

Visit the Ship Song Project page

Link courtesy of M.

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A fountain of time

September 15, 2011 § Leave a comment

A fountain at Osaka Station City which serves as a clock.

A fountain of time, whose minutes passes in beautiful patterns of words, numbers, flowers and pictures.

Pretty amazing, don’t you think?

via Design Taxi

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Breaking the norm

September 14, 2011 § 2 Comments

Exploring new frontiers and creating new orders? Photographer Frauke Thielkin  uses human bodies to reshape our notion of space and explore the world in a totally different way.

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The museum of obsolete objects

September 6, 2011 § Leave a comment

Some objects just can’t make it. They can’t survive, they are often replaced by newer devices and, thus, they become obsolete. In remembrance of all these once pretty useful objects, digital agency Jung von Matt/Next created the Museum of Obsolete Objects.

via swiss miss

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