Extraordinary Routines is a great website that peeks into the lives and routines of various creative people. In their own words: “Illuminating the everyday lives of creatives, the extraordinary in the ordinary, the imperfection in creativity”. Inspiring to read about everyday habits through interviews with a few of my favorite artists and designers.
I just watched the successful launch of Elon Musk’s “Falcon Heavy”, the world’s most powerful rocket! I cannot describe the feeling, it is amazing, must watch! (the actual final countdown starts at 21:27 in the video)
Then fun part is that the rocket is carrying a red Tesla car with a mannequin on the driver’s seat, while the car’s radio is playing David Bowie’s song “Space Oddity” over and over again! So cool. The rocket will send the car into an elliptical orbit away from Earth and around the sun that will eventually lead to Mars’ orbit.
The chances for a successful launch were 50%-50%, but almost everything went well. Especially the sight of the two side boosters setting down simultaneously 8 minutes after launch, on two landing pads at Cape Canaveral, was impressive.
Joseph Ford is a Brighton-based photographer. He created these hilarious camouflage portraits of people wearing knitwear that blend in with their background. The amazing matching knitwear are actually hand-knitted by Nina Dodd.
I love this project called Social Decay by Romanian digital artist Andrei Lacatusu. Lacatusu imagines what it would look like if big social media companies had real, but decaying, storefronts in a post-social media world ! The attention in the detail is really impressive.
I love this. It is one of the posters from DDB New York’s campaign for ADC’s Annual Awards “Call for Entries” from 2011. The tagline says: “Keep fighting the good fight”. I think all designers can relate to that!
This is a photograph by Lisa Congdon. Lisa is basically a great illustrator, but she also likes to collect things, so here she has captured items from her own eraser collection, beautifully arranged by color.