We can’t help but have Earth, Wind and Fire in our heads because, unbelievably, it’s suddenly September. Schools are going back, leaves are starting to fall, and rather than lament another summer gone speedily by, we’ve gathered some great internet bits and bobs to ring in the new season.
Type in any word on Typo/graphic posters to access posters from around the world using that word. (Dan P)
Domino’s Instagram is gross, by design. (Marianne)
Britain’s worst buildings have been selected for the annual Carbuncle Cup – Preston is particularly worthy I feel. (Owen)
Lego released drone footage of the new Lego visitor centre by Bjarke Ingels Group, and it’s awesome. (Jenny)
Meanwhile, the brand also released a Lego kit of the building, of course. (Tim)
Studio Dumbar have a new webby with a mesmerising homepage. (Connor)
Photographs collected by Mario Testino to be auctioned by Sotheby’s for Museo Mate in Lima. (Jenny)
Jack Sachs has teamed up with ceramicist Kasey Flowers and the result is THIS. (Connor)
Who to follow
Follow them, like them, despise them for their creative talent. Whatever your vibe, here’s a good list of people doing some interesting stuff on Instagram.
- Food for thought on the day the Global Climate Strike begins
- “I always thought Photoshop was a glorified MS paint”: James Lacey on his journey into design
- “If I am flagging on a shoot, she directs me”: Matthew Stone on working with FKA Twigs
- French illustrator Nicolas Ridou makes “the atmosphere the story” in his hypnotic works
- A routine, good music and Charlie Bones: Sean Bate on his graphic design inspirations
- In The Boys, Rick Schatzberg photographs his group in their 66th year of friendship
- “All you see is lazy photography everywhere”: Martin Parr discusses his career, Brexit and obsession
- The work of Xiangyu Liu is weird and fantastically unpredictable (some NSFW)
- Caterina Bianchini Studio designs a dog-themed identity for a conveyer belt cheese restaurant
- Ikea invites people to “try on” Virgil Abloh furniture collection at LFW
- Hans Findling on his experimental and multidisciplinary approach to design
- Introducing the It’s Nice That Graduates of 2019!