If you’re still recovering from that time when the sky went dark and the sun went red, then this edition of Best of the Web is the perfect way to end a confusing week. This time we’ve got an interview with Jurgen Teller, a genius move from KFC on Twitter and a look back at an old Sony ad that’s still just as mesmerising.
A great article about android developer Hiroshi Ishiguro who is “keeping himself young” via multiple surgeries in order to remain identical to his humanoid replica. (Ruby)
This is mental, and definitely spooky. (Lucy)
AnOther interviews Juergen Teller. (Simon)
Reminiscing about one of the best ads ever, the Sony Bravia’s bouncy balls and came across this making of on D&AD. Apparently the crew had riot shields to protect themselves from the hurtling bouncy balls! (Jenny)
A brilliant article by co-runner of Grey’s Anatomy Krista Vernoff about her experiences with sexism and an industry that plays “by Harvey’s rules”. (Jenny)
New York City’s libraries will forgive all children’s fines. (Marianne)
Tom Hanks talks about typewriters, which he collects. (Owen)
Stefan Draschan spent an eternity waiting for museum visitors to match artworks (below) and the result is worth the wait. (Ellen)
Who To Follow: Printed Pages Special
This week we released the brand spanking new Printed Pages, so here’s some of the collaborators we worked with on the mag who you should pop into your Insta feed.
- Graphic designer Anne Büttner is drawn towards all-things bold, clashing and experimental
- Graphic designer Marie Ducrocq's future-facing aesthetics are supported by thorough research
- The poet laureate of Twitter Brian Bilston creates four new poems from Adobe Stock images
- Photographer Daniel Stier on how he transforms “cheap mass-produced things” into art
- Fragility, despair and boredom are the pillars to Madeleine Pfull’s paintings of elderly women
- Go on a quest for cheesy chips with Sarah Hingley’s choose your own adventure zine
- How Pelle Cass creates his jarring “still time-lapse” images
- Mozilla gives Firefox a new look that goes beyond the logo
- Spotify wants you to listen to more podcasts, so it's redesigned its app
- Say a sustainable hello to the world’s first fully compostable trainer
- Illustrator Faye Moorhouse has made a trilogy of zines about her cat
- Applications are now open for The Graduates 2019!