Sunday, 28 February 2010

Cards Of War

Weaponised business cards. The humourless video just ads to the geek awesome.
By Cardnetics

The Sand Pit

Another tilt shift video.
This time by Sam O'Hare
Music by: Human

Cheap Pop Song

Song: Cheap Pop Song
Director / Producer:
Rhett Dashwood

Friday, 26 February 2010

City Shrinker

City Shrinker is a fantastic site of Tilt Shift photography. These are not photos of miniatures. See the video for more (turn the volume down as the music is dreadful).

Tuesday, 23 February 2010

La Puerta

Created by Sam3 in Grottaglie, Rome, Barcelona and Murcia

Jean-Baptiste Barache’s retreat in Normandy


More info here:

Dieter Rams' Ten Comandments

Good design is innovative
Good design makes a product useful
Good design is aesthetic
Good design helps a product to be understood
Good design is unobtrusive
Good design is honest
Good design is durable
Good design is thorough to the last detail
Good design is concerned with the environment
Good design is as little design as possible

Thing Of Beauty no.2: Palmer & Sons Case No 97a

Vancouver based Palmer and Sons produce some simply stunning leather goods.
Case No 97a is the one for me
They also have a blog which is worth a read.

Monday, 22 February 2010

Michael Chabon Hard Covers

The UK hard covers of Michael Chabon's Novels are fantastic: Proving that you can judge a book...
I would recommend starting with The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and 
More info here:
Michael Chabon's Web Site here:

Masters Of Cinema on Blu-Ray

Eureka Video's Masters Of Cinema series Blu-Rays are stunning. 
This is how it's done guys.
I want the lot.
View the catalogue here.

Sonic Boom Meets Sun Dog

A friend sent me this today. Watch from about 1:50

NZ Book Council - Going West

A fantastic spot by the New Zealand Book Council.

Guerrilla Gardening

How to make seed bombs:
The perfect amunition for "spontaneous floral attacks.
Info here

The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company

This is why I want to live in Brooklyn:
Part of 826NYC: a nonprofit organisation
dedicated to supporting young students with creative and 
expository writing skills.
More info here and yes you can buy tins of ANTIMATTER
How's about opening one in London?

Astro Soichi

If you have Twitter: Follow Astro Shoichi

Thing of beauty no.1: Teenage Engineering's OP-1

I hope this isn't vapourware.
The Teenage Engineering OP-1.
More info here.


Some graffiti in Shoreditch.

The Man Your Man Could Smell Like

For those who missed it. Everything about this works


This has been around for a long time. 
I was going back through some of my favorite videos.

Chubby Cuppy Cake Boy

I don't know if I like this for the right reasons...
But I give you:

Heron Tower

February 20th 17:42.
Looking west from Mile End.
We have been watching a new tower being built over the past few months. 
This was the view on Saturday.


Cranes make my wife happy.
So I photograph them

A friend's photo

My friend moved to Stockholm and started a blog.
Today she uploaded beautiful photographs.
See more here

Music by a friend

I have a friend in Iceland. He makes fantastic music.
Hear more here