Yeah come on then Friday we have everything we need to deal with you and your wily ways. Jaunty hat, some of the finest wines known to humanity and 23 minutes of art and design chat delivered direct to your ears. Can’t say fairer than that can we?
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First up we looked at the redesign of The Independent newspaper overseen by Matt Willey and explored some of the discussion that has accompanied the new look and feel. We lurched left into looking at pants designed to deodorise farts and then we asked why Jimmy Nelson’s photos of disappearing tribes had struck such a chord across the online world (but why some have a problem with the project.)
First up in this part of the pod we reflected on the major new show delving into fashion designer Paul Smith’s brain at London’s Design Museum, asking why he is held in such affection across the world and whether the lack of clothes in the exhibition was a drawback.
- Best of the Web: a few of our favourite things we've spotted on the internet this week
- Tom Phillips' magnum opus turned a Victorian novel into a work of art spanning 50 years
- Matisse-inspired posters for Serbian Youth Day from designer Monika Lang
- Raphael Schoen's cheerfully chaotic posters for a Swiss youth club
- Illustrators including Sam Taylor and Charlotte Mei's tributes to NWA's Straight Outta Compton
- The slides and sleep pods of LA's Silicon Beach startup scene captured by Lauren Greenfield
- A mind full of filthy ideas and creative brilliance: we visit Malika Favre
- The bizarre, twilight world of Berlin-based photographer Maxime Ballesteros
- Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam and Colophon create typeface that works with the Earth's tilt
- The Anonymous Sex Journal is back, and this issue is all about wanking
- The homeless Dirty Kids of America and their "rainbow party" explored in new film
- 12-year-old accidentally punches a hole $1.5 million painting