Porcelain fighting figures dropped and photographed the moment of shattering

Porcelain fighting figures dropped and photographed the moment of shattering..

via Michael Ventura

Understand Music

found by Franz Blach.

The Forty Story by Pentagram

The Forty Story on Vimeo

Michael Wesely Captures Photographs Over Years


via @kwerfeldein

LEGO – Imagine by Jung von Matt | Great example of our visual intelligence


A good read on this broad topic is the excellent book from Donald D. Hoffmann: Visual Intelligence: How We Create What We See

Not that great TED-Talk from the future: Peter Weyland at TED2023: I will change the world (by Ridley Scott)

The good thing about fiction is that it reminds us that we still create the now and the future. Scott’s (and hey, I’m a big fan) melodramatic and not-very-well-visionized setting (all you see is here today) makes me look forward to a movie that I will enjoy, but that most likely won’t ask new questions and may provide no answers at all. This is still up to us…

UPDATE: well, maybe I’ll REALLY will enjoy this movie… (http://io9.com/5906286/shot+for+shot-break-down-of-all-the-new-alien-monsters…)

Interview with Francesco Franchi on Visual Storytelling and New Languages in Journalism

see also: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1668987/why-infographic-thinking-is-the-future-no…

Schematics: A Love Story in Geometric Diagrams / RT @brainpicker

Yesterday I was there.

Today I am here.

The two are light years apart.

What happened in my birth year?

… The 1970s were indeed a special decade. Women’s liberation continued. The hippie culture faded. There was an opposition to the Vietnam war, and nuclear weapons. The environmentalist movement began. Tom Wolfe coined the decade the “Me decade” due to a new self-awareness. Mao Zedong died and the market began to liberate in China. There was an oil crisis. After the first oil shock, gasoline was rationed in many countries. In Eastern Europe, Soviet-style command economies begin showing signs of stagnation. The Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany, witness the kidnapping and murder of Israeli athletes by Palestinian Arab terrorists. The Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan. The Who, Pink Floyd, The Eagles, Bee Gees, Abba and others play their music. Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison all die at the age of 27. The space mission Apollo 13 nearly ends in disaster. Egypt signed the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty. There was a revolution in Iran. The world sees its first general microprocessor. The C programming language makes its debut. Consumer video games show up on the scene. Microwave ovens become commercially available. Margaret Thatcher was victorious in the UK elections. …

via @frischkopp and @bang1000

Crowd fun & nonsense: Star Wars Uncut: Director’s Cut

Remember the Johnny Cash project (http://www.thejohnnycashproject.com/)? #thisiswhyialsolovetheinternet

Hans Rosling: economies are made in bedrooms not markets (a story well told with mugs…)


via http://www.citywire.co.uk/

This is cool: Ice Cube Celebrates The Eames / RT @rmichael

iPhone history in animated infographic | RT @gwiegand

Best TED talk from Edinburgh 2011 finally online: Bunker Roy: Learning from a barefoot movement


A must see.

Mike Stimpson – Photographer of Plastic


found by @designtaxi (the article with the originals compared is here)

Where Children Sleep | Portraits and Pictures by James Mollison


Stories of children around the world, told through portraits and pictures of their bedrooms.

Found by Colleen.

‪10 Bullets. “Working to Code” is a movie series designed for members of the Tom Sachs studio team.

“The kitchen table must remain clean all times…”


Shared by Meister Florian.

Orson Welles Narrates Animation of Plato’s Cave Allegory | Open Culture

First (known) weapon made entirely out of code/ scary Infographic&Animation about Stuxnet

found by Scott Paterson

What was the last reality that you made up? | ARE ARTISTS LIARS? | Great article by Ian Leslie


Great find by @mimiochun

Collection of Art by Moebius: quenched consciousness / one of my visual heros / found by @bang1000


Thanks Bjørn!

DARK SIDE OF THE LENS / found by Colin, forwarded by Clark. Thanks guys!

If we don’t, remember me. / I’m in love with this site! / follow @iwdrm


“Do you read me, HAL?”

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

This fits our current trip to Tel Aviv pretty well…

$talks – Amazing Folded Money Prints by Dan Tague / RT @rmichael


via @Habbyshaw

BACK TO THE FUTURE : Irina Werning – Photographer / love it – great idea and execution


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