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.
- Steph Wilson, DR. ME, Women Who and Benedict Redgrove at Nicer Tuesdays August
- Artist Emily Mae Smith’s pop motifs and witty compositions
- Meet the prop-maker building imaginary boyfriends
- Graphic designer Biba Košmerl takes on organised disorder and what it means to be a true modernist
- Bjenny Montero, an underground hero of melancholic comics
- Animator Hoji Tsuchiya's patchwork video for Japanese singer Uri Nakayama
- Sagmeister & Walsh rebrands fashion label Milly to reflect its "edgy" new personality
- Dominic Wilcox designs art exhibition for dogs (plus exclusive artist sketches)
- Jaemin Lee’s gloriously retro exhibition identities and poster designs
- James Jean’s phantasmagorical world of technicolour fever dreams
- The Refugee Nation Olympic flag was inspired by a lifejacket
- Things: the inspiring post that got us through the long hot summer nights of August