May is here and this means an abundance of Bank Holidays, luke warm sunshine and convincing yourself that it’s definitely time for ice cream now. To help encourage the warmer weather is Best of the Web, with a hot cocktail of Met Gala photographs in Vogue, an in-depth interview with Brad Pitt, an update for London buses, topped off with Nasa’s image library getting an update.
Elon Musk is inviting people to come up with names for his tunnel boring machine. So far the best include William Burroughs, The Elongator and Snoop Dug. (Jenny)
London buses and routes will soon be colour coded like the tubes. (Will)
Look at this photo (below) of Samuel L Jackson at the Southport Weekender in 2000 (he was invited by Jazzy Jeff) taken from this Scouse House article on the Guardian. (Lucy)
Anish Kapoor brings his giant hot tub to America. (Jenny)
Nasa has tidied up its image library. (Owen)
The most important news I’ve heard in a while. (Callum)
Incredible shots from the Met Gala captured by Daniel Arnold (below). Expect shots of selfies, beautiful people eating and all round fabulousness. (Beccy)
Who to follow
Another week, another list of damn cool creative people you should be following on Instagram. Oooosssh!
- Twin brothers V/A/B on their “difficultly simple” approach to design
- The people’s choice, it’s Best of the Web!
- Larry Hallegua captures sun worshippers on Pattaya Beach in Thailand
- Lukas Korshan photographs Dulwich Hamlet FC, where you can “drink beer, stand up, and let loose"
- “The field is stretching itself bigger and bigger” - Jurgen Bey on design education and infinite possibility
- Peter Judson messes with depth perception in new personal project, Infection
- Fashion photographer Miles Aldridge shoots the cast of Game of Thrones for Time Magazine
- The Netherlands’ royal crest changes gender for national women’s football team kit by Nike
- Peek inside erotic magazine Odiseo’s very NSFW tenth issue
- Rick and Morty’s Exquisite Corpse trailer features 22 animators including Simon Landrein and Bendik Kaltenborn
- Design director, Gail Bichler, on The New York Times Magazine typography exhibition
- Mark Shaw captures the glamour of haute couture runways from the 1950s