This week’s BOTW takes a look at a series of photographs that depicts everyday objects in an unusual way, shares the results of different people’s perceptions of famous logos and a peek at this year’s winners of the British Wildlife Photography Award. Enjoy!
After Weinstein, Louis CK and Kevin Spacey, Broadly asks if this could be the dawn of an actual cultural shift. (Jenny)
Studio Pizza has produced a zine in tribute to the late Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington. With You is a reflection on the life and work of the Nu-metal pioneer and profits from sales will be donated to The Samaritans. (Owen)
A look at the ways in which Jean-Michel Basquiat attacked the lack of film roles for black talent in his works. (Beccy)
Between 1897 and 1918, photographer William Bullard took over 5,400 photographs of his neighbours , many of whom were African-American and Native-American, which have remained untouched and unpublished until now. (Ruby)
This series by Katerina Kamprani depicts everyday objects, just more uncomfortable. (Ruby)
Topboy is returning to our screens and will be produced by …Drake? Give the man a British passport already. (Jenny)
The Guardian showcased the winners of the British Wildlife Photography 2017 award. This year Daniel Trim’s airport-roosting pied wagtail (below) won the competition. (Beccy)
New Dimensions in Testimony is a moving short film about a Holocaust survivor immortalising her story for future generations by becoming a hologram. (Ruby)
AdAge asked a group of brand experts and a group of consumers about their favourite logos, and the results are pretty different. (Jenny)
How the BBC news website has changed over the past 20 years. (Beccy)
Who to follow
- National Geographic’s creative director Emmet Smith on the publication’s redesign
- Leon Mark’s refined and infinitely stylish photography
- Sophie Harris-Taylor shares anecdotes and insights from her photo series, Sisters
- Designer Anatole Couteau's technical approach lets him communicate simply and precisely
- A peek inside Hicham Amrani's trippy new comic Svend & Xanax
- Friday Mixtape: The Orielles mix for "good times with good people"
- Pentagram rebrands Battersea dogs and cats home to visualise "personality over sentiment"
- Craig Oldham dishes out brutally honest advice to new graphic designers
- ManvsMachine create its most ambitious campaign for Air Max Day yet
- V&A announces shortlist for its Illustration Awards 2018
- Ten examples of rare letterings, from 19th-century alphabets to preliminary drawings of Futura
- Bad week for art world as Jeff Koons piece is smashed and imitation Happy Meal thrown away