At last, it feels like spring is finally here and with the Instagramable blossom trees and lighter evenings, comes this week’s Best of the Web bright eyed and bushy tailed. From the best things we’ve seen on the net to the topics that have got your tongues wagging, this week’s edition is a belter.
Very interesting series from Creative Review, where they offer really nice insight into the process of a specific project, the Cadburys Gorilla one particularly. (Will)
Cool spot for Appy Fizz starring Priyanka Chopra, created by Vallée Duhamel with Sagmeister Walsh. (Emily)
Crazy, extremely trippy interactive music vid. (Simon)
20 years of The Wall Street Journal’s website. (Jamie)
Nice animation from The School of Life about love being harder than work, animated and illustrated by Daniel Brereton. (Emily)
Steven Heller’s feature on Herman Miller’s Why Magazine dives into the furniture company’s archives and discusses the relationship between Frykholm, Chwast, and Herman Miller, highlighting some of Chwast’s commissions. (Beccy)
The sun has quickly set on the New Day – Roy Greenslade picks over the wreckage in The Guardian. (Owen)
Claire Danes wore a fibre optic dress by Zac Posen to the Met Gala, to celebrate the New York museum’s Costume Institute exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology and it was amazing. (Jenny)
Microsoft pre-touch is the nuts – the future mobile interaction. (Callum)
Who to follow
Mrzyk & Moriceau
The gift that keeps on giving. French duo Mrzyk & Moricaeu publish an illustration a day which never disappoints.
Designer/developer Murat Pak set up this Twitter account which posts “inspirational images.” Sounds pretty plain until Murat revealed the account is actually a bot, and now has 85,000 followers.
— Archillect (@archillect) May 5, 2016
A mix of very slick art direction alongside some pretty darn funny every-day observations.
3D motion whizz kid and all round funny guy.
Imagine if you could fly but only backwards
— Jack Sachs (@Jack_Sachs) January 30, 2016
The Manchester-based agency have been showcasing some pretty neat Secret 7” artwork over the past few days.
We don’t mean to brag, but the response to the latest issue of Printed Pages has been so good it’s turned our teeth grey. Here are some of our favourite posts that have popped up in our feed.
- Hey presto, it's Best of the Web!
- Paris-based Studio Jimbo creates "impact and power" with punchy poster designs
- Minju An's oddly sinister illustrations depict strange characters and floating bread
- Friday Mixtape: Warpaint's Glastonbury picks
- Karifurav Caihua’s weirdly erotic Japanese-inspired illustrations
- High octane Nike China animation gets kids to wear their bandages as a “badge of honour”
- “Evolve or die”: Bloomberg Businessweek creative director Rob Vargas on the magazine’s redesign
- Southbank Centre visual identity redesigned by North, to be a “confident masthead” for the institution
- Photographer Khadija Saye has died in the Grenfell Tower fire, her family confirm
- The Buzzfeed redesign: UK art director Tim Lane talks us through his seven-month overhaul
- Alex Norris’ hilarious three-panelled webcomics are universally appealing
- Fresh Yale grad Franci Virgili applies an academic approach to graphic design