My song of the week has to be “Royals” by LORDE. I just can’t stop listening to it. Have a listen!
Turbine Hall, Tate Modern
For 365 days, Paul Miller disconnected from the internet. This short film by Jordan Oplinger & Stephen Greenwood for The Verge, titled “Finding Paul Miller” tells the story of an idyllic journey of self-discovery. On the eve of Paul’s return, they follow him on a road trip as he prepares for his return and takes a look back at the last twelve months.
Read about Paul’s journey here.
Laura Marling presents this beautiful short film titled “When Brave Bird Saved” inspired and soundtracked by the first 4 tracks from her new album, ‘Once I Was An Eagle’ to be released 27 May. The film is directed by Fred & Nick.
The Floating Farmhouse in Eldred, New York takes its name from its innovative design whereby the porch actually floats on water. The original farmhouse has gone through a complete renovation by Givonehome to bring it into the twenty first century.
“The History of Typography” by Ben Barrett-Forrest is a paper-letter animation about the history of fonts and typography. 291 paper letters were used, 2,454 photographs were taken and 140 hours of work were required to complete the animation.
Food Hall, Barbican
Limited Edition Mahalo Pack of headwear for Spring 2013 by The Quiet Life. The pack is made up of three camp caps and a bucket hat which all feature a range of Hawaiian prints that feature floral patterns and pinup girls in bright colours. Photographed by Jared Eberhardt.
OVERS!ZE: ‘The Mega Art & Installations’ by Victionary investigates how size functions as a delightful tool to make a statement, break the routine or shrink us — taking us back to a time where everything else was much larger than us. The book includes interviews with some of the world’s most active big thinkers, to find out how they perceive space, public space and the merits of scaling up art.
This one is for all the foodies out there that enjoy dining out. San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013 list was recently published. Topping the list is Spain’s El Celler de Can Roca replacing last years to top dog, Danish restaurant Noma who have moved down to second. Sadly, Chicken Cottage has been cruelly overlooked again. You can view the full list here.
“Life Drawing at The Book Club” by Wriggles & Robins is about how every easel (the stand/support for a canvas) in a life drawing class captures a different angle of the model. The film was created by editing each drawing with the next, moving around the circle of easels.
Heel Chair by Japanese design studio Nendo in collaboration with Italian brand Moroso. The chair gets its name from the shape of the back legs and backrest that resembles the silhouette of a spike heel.
The weekend is here so what better time to drop the April playlist than now. You can listen and subscribe to it here.
1. Diane Young by Vampire Weekend
2. Immortal by Kid Cudi
3. Chances by The Strokes
4. Take A Fall for Me by James Blake x RZA
5. Let Me Back In by Rilo Kiley
6. California Analog Dream by Vondelpark
7. Fine China by Chris Brown
8. Whisper by The Dear Hunter
9. Heaven for the Sinner by Bonobo x Erykah Badu
10. Acrylics by TNGHT
11. God Made the World by Cold Cave
12. Low Light Buddy of Mine by Iron & Wine
13. R.I.P by Young Yeezy x 2 Chainz
14. Family by Chance The Rapper
15. Get Lucky by Daft Punk x Pharrell Williams