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!
- Paul Sahre chats to us about his new book Two Dimensional Man: A Graphic Memoir
- How can we connect young, diverse talent with the agencies who crave it?
- Ricky Leung’s illustrations capture the quiet moments of everyday life
- Photographer Chris Maggio palpably documents America’s current “emotional climate"
- Seoul-based Shrimp Chung’s dynamic designs are bright and full of impact
- Choreographer and director Holly Blakey on making work for everyone
- Peter Funch has photographed the same people on the same street for nine years
- North reveals full Science Museum rebrand, and reacts to online criticism
- GraphicDesign& outline three projects that successfully support and impact mental wellbeing
- Dove apologises and removes advert showing a black woman becoming a white woman
- Apple announces launch of gender neutral emojis
- “It needed to be functional, a workhorse”: Arket’s in-house team on its brand identity