Sure as sugar, here it is again, our Friday roundup of the finest findings we’ve stumbled upon across the internet in the last seven days. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll procrastinate on YouTube. Possibly.
A week or so late to the party on this but my god it’s brilliant: a superb and hilarious send up of those hideous ads for The Kooples from the lady behind Philomena Cunk (Emily)
Nice TateShots four-minute film with Assemble talking about their Turner Prize nomination and Granby Four Streets project (Will)
One look at the tables full of twenty-somethings and their Macbooks in coffee shops and hotel lobbies and you can see just how many of us work in very different ways to the cubicles and offices of previous generations. The Spaces looks at co-working culture and why it’s great (Alex H)
Aesop has launched a site which details each of the design elements in its serene stores. Swoon over marble etc, if you’re into that sort of thing (Emily)
It was National Poetry Day yesterday and Dazed celebrated with a run down of “Ten poems to change your life”. Including work from Patti Smith, Adrienne Rich and Jean-Michel Basquiat, it’s a rich and diverse read to get your teeth into. (Beccy)
Embrace yourself, be creative (Will)
Off the back of the Quartz “You can learn to be creative” article I discovered this idea on Morning Pages this week. Can’t work out if it’s the first step to therapy or a really good idea. Anyway, I’ve started writing… (Will)
The Telegraph interviewed Wim Wenders this week to coincide with an exhibition of the photographer’s work currently on show in Berlin. In the article Wim talks about how he’ll always remain faithful to traditional photography and how Hollywood was too big for him to be able to do what he wanted. (Beccy)
Patti Smith’s memoir Just Kids is one of my favourite books from recent years. I’ve been waiting eagerly for my preordered copy of her new book M Train (it still hasn’t arrived). To whet your appetite, T Magazine runs through this meandering, imagined journey through the objects and worlds her of her heroes, from Jean Genet’s grave to Frida Kahlo’s bed. (Alex H)
Just when you think he can’t go any further, or get any better, Karl Lagerfeld pulls an airline and terminal out of his quilted bag. AnOther got an insight into the intricacies of “Gate No. 5,” the most attractive and efficient airline gate in the world (Billie)
- 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