May is here and this means an abundance of Bank Holidays, luke warm sunshine and convincing yourself that it’s definitely time for ice cream now. To help encourage the warmer weather is Best of the Web, with a hot cocktail of Met Gala photographs in Vogue, an in-depth interview with Brad Pitt, an update for London buses, topped off with Nasa’s image library getting an update.
Elon Musk is inviting people to come up with names for his tunnel boring machine. So far the best include William Burroughs, The Elongator and Snoop Dug. (Jenny)
London buses and routes will soon be colour coded like the tubes. (Will)
Look at this photo (below) of Samuel L Jackson at the Southport Weekender in 2000 (he was invited by Jazzy Jeff) taken from this Scouse House article on the Guardian. (Lucy)
Anish Kapoor brings his giant hot tub to America. (Jenny)
Nasa has tidied up its image library. (Owen)
The most important news I’ve heard in a while. (Callum)
Incredible shots from the Met Gala captured by Daniel Arnold (below). Expect shots of selfies, beautiful people eating and all round fabulousness. (Beccy)
Who to follow
Another week, another list of damn cool creative people you should be following on Instagram. Oooosssh!
- Photographer Svetlana Bulatova documents the environmental trauma of the Chechen wars
- From designer to full time artist, Caroline Walls on her gestural paintings
- Benjamin Muzzin on how digital art needs to be “shaken up badly”
- Choose Your Fighter: illustrator Kevin Sabo’s queering of hyper-masculine gaming culture
- Matthew Jones gives insight into Accept & Proceed's work for Nasa
- Illustrator Jordan Awan on fulfilling his childhood dream
- How Pelle Cass creates his jarring “still time-lapse” images
- Apple's new typeface is available for use right now
- Channelling personality into branding: Commission Studio on Fenty’s new visual identity
- Does the perfect portfolio exist? Top creatives and studios offer their advice
- Droga5 unveils undulating identity for London’s newest outdoor destination, The Tide
- Applications are now open for The Graduates 2019!