By now, I am sure you’ve heard Rihanna’s new song “WORK” or seen her new video featuring Drake. BUT, what I had not seen and what I wanted to share today is their recent performance at The Brit Awards, mainly for the lovely use of design + projection used to complement the performance. In a world when sometimes more is more, it is very refreshing and inspiring to see how simplicity and good design can also work to create beautiful sets and impactful shows.
I am a huge believer that personal projects are essential for personal and professional development. Not only do they help us grow by keeping us constantly active, but they also help us balance work, time and yes, even stay fresh. So, when I found out that my good bud Matt Steel launched an ambitious Kickstarter project, I had to share it, specially with all you book lovers here. Matt’s goal is to reach enough funding to create an newly edited hardcover adaptation of Henry David Thoreau’s WALDEN. Check out the project’s video after the jump!
Honestly, by now we all know and love OK GO lovely music videos – and if you don’t, I suggest you catch up because they are truly worth it. There’s nothing else we can say that has not been said before. Inspiring, hypnotizing, beautifully executed, and more… Here’s Upside Down and Inside Out, the band’s latest video. Enjoy!
Roman Mars is obsessed with flags — and after you watch this talk, you might be, too. These ubiquitous symbols of civic pride are often designed, well, pretty terribly. But they don’t have to be. In this surprising and hilarious talk about vexillology — the study of flags — Mars reveals the five basic principles of flag design and shows why he believes they can be applied to just about anything.
Who said the Star Wars hype was already over? Written and directed by Joe Sill, KARA is a lovely short fan film set in the Star Wars universe. If you are an old school Star Wars geek, or if you recently discovered the force and are already hooked, you’ll definitely enjoy this film!