Last quiz of the year

December 30, 2011 § 2 Comments

Last quiz of the year: Back to the eighties to test our knowledge and memory. Designer Stephen Wildish created the 1980′s Film Alphabet,  a great graphic that challenges our pop culture movie knowledge from the eighties.

Each letter and a movie. Can you recognise them?

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2011: a LEGO year

December 29, 2011 § Leave a comment

This year was definitely a LEGO year, or, perhaps, every year can be LEGO year, since everything can be constructed or recreated with LEGOs.

E.M. Escher’s paradox:

Classic photographs:

Music record covers:

Oscar nominated films:

What else will these magical bricks build next year?

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it’s a small web wishes you a merry Christmas

December 24, 2011 § Leave a comment

We have learned, watched and enjoyed so many things this year. It’s been a year of infographics, beautiful design, crazy ideas, full of music, creative short films, amazing photographic series from young influential artists.

Merry Chistmas!

The new frame

December 21, 2011 § 1 Comment

Sleeveface: the new trend. A new form of art created by extending the art cover of a vinyl record outside of its confined frame in order to create a new frame. The best examples of 2001 have been compiled in Sleeveface website. Here is our pick:

Photo credit: Birgit Veigel, Johannes Veigel, ThomasVeigel

Photo credit: Nicolas Lincy

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Creating a mini universe

December 13, 2011 § 1 Comment

In 2010, scientists succeeded in recreating a miniature version of the Big Bang. Within a few years, some of the universe’s deepest secrets may be unlocked.

In Genesis,  a 3D short film, Andreas Wannerstedt is taking the change to create a miniature universe and become a mini God.

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The history of Western typefaces

December 9, 2011 § Leave a comment

You know it already. itsasmallweb loves words and their design, we are obsessed with fonts and typefaces and that is why we got really excited with Mashable’s infographic: A History of Western Typefaces. Here is their story:

See the full infographic after the jump

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A film and its multiple interpretations

December 9, 2011 § Leave a comment

A film is a different experience for each of us. A different interpretation based on our interests, experiences, life. The Silver Screen Society created by Trevor Basset, Brandon Schaefer and Adam Hanson is a website which invite artists each month to create art based on a chosen film and present their own ‘visual’ interpretations of their favourite film.

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