It’s a universally acknowledged truth that the week back to work after a long weekend drags like no other, so with that in mind, we’re bringing you some light entertainment to break up your Thursday afternoon and while away the hours until Friday hits.
Patatap is a website like no other – a keyboard-prompted soundboard-come-musical instrument. Even better, every single sound is matched to a corresponding visual; flowing lines, glittering shapes, jumping waves, and colours that switch with every press of your space bar, hop over the screen while you casually compose a symphony of percussion. It’s never been so easy to pretend to be diligently emailing while in actual fact, you’re secretly whipping up an aural feast of ooh-ing and drumming and being treated to the on-screen equivalent of a firework display.
Read a brilliant interview with its creators over here on Evolver.
- Wrap up warm with this week's Best of the Web
- This is Jane: a charming photo series that displays the empowerment of women
- Brooklyn-based illustrator Aaron Fernandez’s fluorescent editorial commissions
- London-based designer Laura Jouan’s well-considered, monochrome portfolio
- Join Jonathan Barnbrook, Maisie Willoughby, Wallace Henning, Anna Lomax and Jess Bonham at Nicer Tuesdays December
- Legs 11: artist Alfie Kungu’s comically long-trousered figures
- Wes Anderson directs H&M Christmas advert starring Adrien Brody
- The New Look: Looking back at Roundel’s 1980s identity design for British Rail’s Railfreight
- Discussing cinema with Laura Marling on her directorial debut, Soothing
- London’s first crisp restaurant, Hipchips, launches with branding by Ragged Edge
- Richard Sandler’s street photography conveys the intricacies of city life
- A "stress opus" from cartoonist Nadine Redlich