The tennis court business card by Denia Salu Tennis Denia Salu Tennis Academy is handed folded in half and, when opened, became a tennis court.
Presented by Vogue Italia, Scalpel/Stradivarius is a collaboration between filmmaker Jason Last and creative director Jaime Rubiano, featuring live performance by violinist Sarah Neufeld (Arcade Fire, The Bell Orchestre) who composed the score for the film; and model Meghan Collison. It is a piece of dueling sound and visuals.
Adorable word animals by Dan Fleming.
Even if you don’t know much about graphic design, you can probably throw out a few cocktail-party-worthy truisms: «Comic Sans is just the worst typeface ever.» That statement is irrefutable, right? As unassailable as grass being green, Shakespeare was a genius, and Tina Fey is way funnier than Seth MacFarlane. If you want to come off as a typography dilettante, you might make some seemingly inoffensive remark like, «Well, you can’t go wrong with Helvetica.» And if Craig Ward overheard you, he’d most likely shudder and take a subtle step toward the door. It’s hackneyed statements like these that he tries to dismantle in his pocket-size «Popular Lies About Graphic Design.»
Read all about it here: http://tinyurl.com/c7j939k
The Kama Sutra Alphabet is a personal project from French born and London based illustrator Malika Favre. In 2011, Malika was commissioned by Paul Buckley at Penguin Books US to illustrate the new Deluxa Classic Cover of the Kama Sutra by Vatsyayana. Using the original set of 7 letters she created for the cover as a starting point, Malika then decided to develop the full set of 26 letters as part of an exhibition project.
To celebrate the return of the famous TV show Mad Men, the team at Shutterstock developed equivalences between our time and that of the series. A graphic comparison between 1960 and 2013.
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If you weren't already absorbed by spring aura, you're likely to be now.
DIY lowrider wooden beach cruiser bicycle by Jurgen Kuipers is constructed out of wooden panels. The bike also comes available as scale 1:1 model kit with all the required parts to make it fully functional.
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Instead of painting with paint, British artist Benjamin Shine creates his portraits with tulle. Shine takes a single piece of tulle and proceeds to pleat, iron, and manipulate it into these hauntingly realistic portraits full of light, shadow, and dimension.
Located just off Bahnhofstrasse, Pelikamo is a one-stop for men, offering the full Pelikamo range of clothes as well as exciting brands such as Mismo, Lavenham, Orlebar Brown, Aesop, Tellason, the first Monocle shop-in-shop in Switzerland and - The Brander.
After «Skateboard Shades», the eyewear brand Shwood created this video, demonstrating all the steps leading to the construction of the Stone Collection pair limited to 200 copies.
«Everything» is the redolent result of Dutch artists Lernert Engelberts and Sander Plug's quest to create a perfume that combined the scent of all new releases from last year into a single elixir. Ans the result? «Tragically, it’s an arresting smell that could easily be synthesized and be sold under the name: l'average.»
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