Tim Knoll pretty much owns flatland BMX these days. He’s inventing more tricks everyday…
Take heed [insert Gen Y marketing company here], he could really sell the crap outta your [whatever]
While I was writing up a post over at my other haunt
I discovered this little gem of a gallery…
"In the year Frankie Goes To Hollywood released "Relax" only to see it banned from Radio One, impromptu staring matches became the surprise office fad that swept the nation"
"The StarLink system created several workstations from a single IBM computer, and coincided with the great office workspace shortage of '83."
Geek out, kids!
Font Fabric released a new font for you to use. It's called Null.
Go make it your default for emails. Go on. Get yours here
Ever wanted a small robotic bear to read your twitter account aloud?
Here he is!
Watch him read someone’s tweets in Japanese here
For those of you lucky enough to be friends with anyone even remotely talented, you will understand the implicit pleasure and pain of being close to them as they create.
Pleasure for being so close to something beautiful as it’s born into the world.
And at times, pain for the deeply shameful feeling we get when realising we’re a bit jealous of their talent.
Now put yourself in the shoes of the crew sitting at Local Native’s feet and times that by a million.
This is utterly magical viewing.
Loving this awesome R2D2 swimsuit by Aussie label Black Milk
Check out their website here for many more rad one-pieces (only $85 bucks!!) and leggings.
Anyone can make an animated gif.
And (given the time and appropriate level of OCD) just about anyone could make a compilation of animated gifs.
But not every gif goes viral and very few compilation videos have been carefully planned out to this extent.
Creating an amusing gif mixtape? WIN
Creating a killer gif mixtape in sync with GirlTalk’s killer mixtape? +1
For those of you wonderful people who only check our blog for happy things, please stick with this (at times) confronting video by French artist JR.
He has just been announced as the Winner of the highly prestigious TED Prize Winner for 2010, and after watching a video about his work, I’m sure you can see why.
TED Prize Director Amy Novogratz describes him this way: “JR’s mind-blowing creations have inspired people to see art where they wouldn’t expect it and create it when they didn’t know they could”
THAT IS ACE.
read the full story on the website that literally changed the course of my life - TED.Com
Just while I’m in a particularly furniture loving mood right now, another post about some super cool and creative pieces to spice up your home or office.
Each one of these puppies is entirely customisable and come with a clever, built-in cabinet… More than just a pretty typeface.
Design your own, or just write your name in cupboards like we did here
These guys make me want to do an Interior Design degree just so I can justify eating more lollies as “product testing”.
Gummy Bear Chandelier, anyone?
Or maybe you’re in the market for something a little creamier?
Not hungry? How about a game of musical chairs around your new musical table?
Or one of these other super colourful blasts from the past?
Check out the whole range at Jellio
I think we can be pretty sure this is not the last we hear of this.
Banksy / TCH Hijacking Collab!?
When I grow up, I’m getting one of these.
Or you could just man up and get a real one here
Often, those of us who are very good at selling things are actually very bad at selling ourselves.
Much like the plumber who uses an outhouse at home or the carpenter living in the only half-finished house on the block, ad agencies are oft-maligned for their lackadaisical websites or their characteristically removed approach to recruitment.
Here is a lovely exception. I would be stoked to work here, even though I’ve only just heard of them.
They dared to give me a reason to care.
Time for a bit of shameless self-promotion.
Over the weekend I put together the first draft of my personal site, just so I had something sitting on the domain.
It’s a long way from where I’d like it to be, but it’s still pleasing to see your work come to life.
Banned in the USA!!! They tried to play me fam! They don’t want me chilling on the couch with my phoenix!
- Kanye West
If you’re laughing now… Check out the comments
on the page where he posted this. My personal favourite so far?
or this guy
or the latest from the man himself
If you’re like most people these days, you spend the majority of your working day behind a computer screen. And more than likely, it’s covered in little notes to keep yourself amused / interested / focused / etc
Mac users have long been blessed with a great little app called ‘Stickies’ which is essentially a digital version of these for your desktop, but one of the world’s leading young bloggers Jack Cheng has put together a cool little version for anyone to use anytime, for free.
Just enter your reminder message on the sticky note, save it as your home page and then everytime you open a new window, you’ve got a bright yellow reminder pointing you in the right direction.
But as Jack says in his full explanation of the side project
, remember to change it at least once a week… Just like real sticky notes, if you look at them too long, the message gets stale and we stop paying attention.
What sticky notes do you use to keep yourself motivated? Here are some I use every day…
Do you have an even better method?
Leave a comment and let us know!