What better way to end a week full of ups and downs weather-wise than with a big sunny helping of Best of the Web. This week we take a look at Jim Carrey’s foray into the art world, a series of unbelievably-timed photographs and The New Yorker’s achievement stickers created especially for freelancers.
Jim Carrey shares his artwork in new mini doc. (Indi)
And a review of sorts of Jim’s work from The Guardian’s Jonathan Jones. (Beccy)
A clothing brand wants to reclaim the swastika… (Will)
Erwin Wurm’s Fat House has been installed in Vienna. (Owen)
Procrastinate by scrolling through these amazing photos (thanks David Vintiner for this one). (Jenny)
Freelance achievement stickers from The New Yorker. (Marianne)
New York-based Pakistani designer Nashra Balagamwala created a board game to avoid her arranged marriage. (Jenny)
Gavin Turk and wife Deborah Curtus have curated a duo of interlinking exhibitions at the Bowes Museum. (Simon)
A video about the colour purple (below) and what we use it for. (Beccy)
An in-depth look at the gender pay gap in design. (Beccy)
The creepy sounds of Twin Peaks have been made into an album, reports Dazed. (Jenny)
Stiletto-roller skates – terrible idea. (Simon)
Getting more and more excited to watch It now thanks to Dean Mayo Davies’ interview with Bill Skasgard! (Lucy)
Who to follow
We featured some top-notch creatives on the site this week, and their Instagram accounts are equally as alluring – so check them out below!
- Charlotte Wales shoots Botticelli-esque editorial for British Vogue's September issue
- Kaye Blegvad on the making of Dog Years, her book about surviving depression
- Photographer Carl Oliver Ander examines "the false relationship to reality that the medium has"
- Photographer Ellius Grace captures the ghostly churches of Ireland and the figures that haunt them
- William Farr’s floral sculptures are a celebration of ephemera and controlled chaos
- George Fletcher's typeface Hinault, inspired by 1980s cycling, is full of character and detail
- Introducing The Graduates class of 2018!
- Graphic designers Dorothy comprehensively map out the history of club culture
- Meet Adelia Lim, a graphic designer not afraid to poke a little fun at the industry
- Can Yang's graphic design style is deep-rooted in her Chinese heritage
- New Zealander Luke Hoban designs websites that not only have form and function, but flair
- Jackson Joyce's melancholic illustrations inspired by childhood nostalgia