The Selby

Todd Selby is a portrait, interiors, and fashion photographer and illustrator. His project The Selby offers an insider’s view of creative individuals in their personal spaces with an artist’s eye for detail. Today we get a tour of George Lois’ New York City home. George Lois is an American art director, author and painter. Among … Continue reading

Big think.

The entertaining and freakishly intelligent Clifford Stoll said in this TED talk, that if you want to know what the future is going to be like, don’t ask a scientist, ask a primary school teacher. . This proves it. and the website Big think is well worth a look.

Augmented city

Augmented City 3D from Keiichi Matsuda on Vimeo. You may remember a video that was released in Feb this year called “Augmented Hyper Reality“, Keiichi Matsuda’s vision of what Augmented Reality could become in the future… So, 7 months on and Keiichi Matsuda is back with another Augmented Reality vision, this time, he has blended … Continue reading

If you don’t exist in the social media sphere…

give our regards to oblivion. With 50% of the world’s population now under 30, life before the internet does not exist. Here is a presentation from Marta Kagan on what social media is, why it matters, and why you should care.

Beautiful Losers

This 2008 documentary about contemporary street art culture from director Aaron Rose, made waves at the SXSW film festival. This year it’s coming to the big screen, and it’s well worth the time and money. It explores the creative processes and cultural impact of artists like Barry McGee, Jo Jackson, Mike Mills and more. Thanks … Continue reading

Bubbles

It’s a sunny day, and summer is around the corner. to celebrate, let’s bask in the glory of these giant Stinson bubbles, shot with the Canon 550D. Watch in full-screen HD for maximum bask-ness.

Creatives, Know When to Ask for Help

Great article here from Kevin Roddy, Chief Creative Officer, BBH New York, on how CDs can get the most out of ideas, and the dangers of not asking for help.

How to encourage big ideas

A new study from MIT Research Labs suggests certain types of funding — which provide more freedom and focus less on near-term results — lead to more innovative and influential research.

Want to improve it? Demolish it.

Fantastic article here on Ørestad College in Copenhagen, and its approach to education. And check out the Danish government’s new vision for the secondary school reform.

Friday Mix 7

Joe Smooth. Nuf said.