In this wonderful short motion graphics piece, filmmaker David Shiyang Liu has captured the now-legendary interview of “This American Life” host and producer Ira Glass on the art of storytelling in beautifully minimalist and elegant kinetic typography. On grit, the art of storytelling, and bridging the gap between good taste and great work. Just great. [...]
Anything is better when it’s deep fried, right? Inspired by an internet video of a Japanese youth deep frying and eating his PSP, Photographer Henry Hargreaves decided to refine the idea by toning down the danger and upping the artistry. With the concept in place, Hargreaves began gathering up used gadgets – ranging from MacBooks [...]
GIFs are one of the oldest image formats used on the web. Throughout their history, they have served a huge variety of purposes, from functional to entertainment. Now, 25 years after the first GIF was created, they are experiencing an explosion of interest and innovation that is pushing them into the terrain of art. In [...]
Here’s my new baby => http://picturesoftheweek.tumblr.com – basically consisting of stuff I appreciate on Instagram.You should come over and check it out for yourself. See you there.
Stunning time-lapse video by Kien Lam that takes you on an adventure across 17 countries in 5 minutes. There’s nothing more beautiful than Mother Earth and the people living there, isn’t it? Check it out above. via Mashable
Check out the amazing work of Robert McIntosh above and ask yourself how the hell did he film that… did he use a drone, a helicopter or maybe a wingsuit powered by some rocket? It was probably a copter, but judge for yourself => Weekend in SF via @heiko on Twitter
Did you know that Rio de Janeiro isn’t the capital of Brazil? Mistaking the capital of Samba for still being the capital of Brazil is a common mistake. Brasilia, Brazil’s capital since the 1960, is in itself one of the most monumental and futuristic places on earth. The wet dream of city planners and architecture enthusiasts, might [...]
In June 1937 Pablo Picasso painted Guernica, a mural that memorialized the events of April 27, 1937 – the date when Germany supported its fascist ally Franco and bombed Guernica, a rather remote town in the Basque region of northern Spain. For the Nazis, the military strike was an excuse to try out their latest [...]