It doesn’t take much to make me want a McDonalds, even getting a whiff of McMuffins in the morning mist of bus fumes and aftershave is enough to make me start salivating. It’s not the same with everyone, granted, McDonalds is a double-edged sword, and has been a controversial feeding bag from the word go.
The chain’s most recent, and perhaps most honest slogan “Something for Everyone” is backed up by photographer Nolan Conway’s fantastic portraits of McDonalds diners recently posted on the New York Times. What Nolan found, after visiting hundreds of their restaurants across America, was the diversity in the customers, how it’s one of the only places where the poor dine alongside the rich, which you could argue happens almost nowhere else in the world. Still doesn’t completely explain why that Alsatian is on top of that car though….
- The frustration of crazy golf embodied by student animation collective Megacomputeur
- Enormous 20ft Barbies and bluebottles in real-life locations, by photographer Michael John Hunter
- French animator Jon Boutin's quick-witted shorts will have you creasing
- The MIT Technology Review design team share their love of printed matter
- Gemma Mahoney, a graphic design student producing professional work
- By designers, for designers: Monotype’s font subscription service
- BBC’s new typeface BBC Reith is designed to improve legibility on screen
- Life through the lens of enchanting photographer Vicki King
- The New York Times Magazine’s new cover is actually a painting
- Illustrator Ram Han’s Alice in Wonderland dreamscape
- Ikea uses ASMR technology in 25-minute, tingle inducing advert
- Designs of the Year 2017 shortlist includes Wolfgang Tillmans’ Remain campaign, the Refugee flag and Me & EU