This new spot for Nest (a fantastic product, by the way) made me smile.
At first glance, Cameo by Rux rings look like ordinary ridged bands. But look closer and tiny silhouettes begin to emerge: the slope of a forehead, the curve of a nose, the outline of lips and a chin. They are made to order from a photograph of yourself or the person you love most.
Sure to get a rise out the local public works department, artist Megx painted a bridge in Wuppertal, Germany to look as if it was built out of LEGO blocks. A cheerful statement that snap-happy kids as well as adults can appreciate. Now all we needs is a flash mob dressed as minifigs walking on top. Via Collossal.
In a show that would make Walt proud, San Francisco’s de Young museum has created an immmersive exhibit showcasing the couture clothing of fashion legend Jean Paul Gaultier. Taking cues from Disney’s anamatronic technology, visitors interact with dozens of talking manequins. The main room features a fashion runway with even more motorized mannequins parading in the spotlights. If you miss it here, your last chance will be in Madrid and the Netherlands.
Thousands of years before Facebook timelines, our woody friends in the forest were busy creating their own snapshots of lives well lived. Connecticut based artist Bryan Nash has exposed these visual records in a series of prints. His book is also stunning and beautifully printed.
Yoann Lemoine is a man of hats. Musician, director, graphic designer. His music videos for pouty-lipped Lana Del Rey are among his most notable acheivements. This year, the MVPA voted himBest Director of the Year. Yoann’s indie muscian stage name is Woodkid, and I find this video he directed to be a brilliant blend of poetry and hollywood.