The blind photographer
Something Wonderful in the post
Martina Flor, based in Berlin, is embarking on a charming side project to design and send lettered postcards to people she likes, loves, knows or wants to get in touch with around the world.
Each of the 100 planned postcards will be entirely made, written and sent by her periodically. Her dedicated blog, Letter Collections, documents the postcard design and receiver. I’ve picked a few of my favourites above. I’ll keep you posted if I’m lucky enough to receive one!
Human helps people move almost twice as much in six weeks. Every day, people track millions of activities with our app. We visualized 7.5 Million miles of activity in major cities all across the globe to get an insight into Human activity. Walking, running, cycling, and motorized transportation data tell us different stories.
Motion Silhouette tells a story through its shadows.
Reading by flashlight when you’re supposed to be asleep is practically a rite of passage for kids. An adorable new children’s book celebrates that tradition.
36 days of type
I noticed this open project over on Instagram recently, organised by Alejandro López Becerro. There’s a huge variety of characters to look through including just these 3D designs by Alejandro himself.
While the main letters were going up in April/May the project still seems quite active. Search on Instagram #36daysOfType and #36days_<glyph name>.
"Francesca Da Rimini" is an experiment using a robotically controlled camera to capture ballet. “Ballet Meets Robotics,” reveals the artistry, inspiration, and technology that went into the short film.
Watch the making of here.
"Innuendo" is created by five students at the Utrecht School of Arts in the Netherlands.
Created over a span of five months, it’s a creative exercise in sensuality and fertility without any human imagery.
They see me sausage rolling.
Take a tour of the worlds apparently robust supply of empty castles, power plants, and churches—and witness the surprising grandeur of dilapidation.