Top 5 Friday : October 26, 2012

Deb Morris 2

1. Photographer Deb Morris looks at life, especially waves, through a micro perspective. Every drop of water is a swirl grander than the eye can see. Click here to see Morris’ entire range of WaveArt photographs. 2. RZA and the Black Keys brawl it out for the infamous fortune cookie, the food equivalent of the…read more…

Top 5 Friday : September 14, 2012

Jon Shireman

1. If you have never visited the energy-filled city of Tokyo, be a little inspired by Masaya Sugimura’s time-lapsed video. It is a spectacular landscape that seamlessly blends time-honored tradition with sleek, ultra-fast modernity. 2. The Impossible Project has finally merged my obsession of taking iPhone pictures with my other obsession of taking old school…read more…

Delicious City Prints by Roni Lagin

Roni Lagin 2

Designer Roni Lagin has set up a Kickstarter page for his Delicious City prints. Like Lagin, I do believe that the love of a city can be summed up by the classic dishes and treats that creates its cultural landscape. By pledging, you will be able to choose one of fifteen cities (or more depending…read more…

Top 5 Friday : June 15, 2012

Flewn

1. This is too cute not to mention. Animator Gabriel Smetzer wants to introduce the world to his interactive animation, Flewn. In order to keep the story moving along, the reader must keep our frog friend well-fed and flying through his journey. Check out Smetzer’s Kickstarter page (which has already exceeded its goal) to view…read more…

Amplify Your iPad with the Amplifiear

If you love your iPad, but wondered why the geniuses behind the design decided to place the speaker along the back (and therefore completely muffling the sound quality), then consider funding Nonlinear Studio’s Kickstarter project. Their Amplifiear design is a simple clip-on device that, well, amplifies the sound for better clarity. You can be part…read more…

Top 5 Friday : March 9, 2012

Obama Smiley Face T-Shirt

1. Print Liberation designed a series of t-shirts in support of Obama’s race for his second presidential term. Browse their online store to see all styles available. Note: they also have a Destroy Fox News tee. 2. Join the Dollar Shave Club and shave money. I mean save money. Those guys are clever with the…read more…

Ze Frank is Back with a Same, Same but Different Web Show

Hard to label Ze Frank will be back on the inter-web with a new show. Same as his previous hit show, but apparently different. Funding for his Kickstarter project has already exceeded its $50,000 goal within one day, but if you still want to help in order to get your face subliminally featured in one…read more…

Top 5 Friday : February 17, 2012

A Day in the Life of a Graphic Designer

1. A jazz-infused animated short by Anna Labadie entitled Uptown showcases the spirit of urban life. 2. If there is one Kickstarter project you should help out, make it this one. Thanks Portlandia for making my life more enjoyable. 3. Are you a graphic designer? Then this is your life. Looks familiar, doesn’t it? 4.…read more…

Get Your Hands on This Glass Keyboard and Mouse

What’s great about Kickstarter? They provide a platform for artists, filmmakers, innovators, and inventors to bring their ideas to life. I’ve written about a few of the Kickstarter projects including the Annual Clock and this multi-touch keyboard and mouse will grab your attention just as sharply as it did mine. Unlike conventional keyboards that can…read more…

Top 5 Friday : November 25, 2011

1. Fleet Foxes’ newest video, The Shrine/An Argument, off their sophomore album, Helplessness Blues features an antelope trekking across hostile terrain. Check out the eight-minute animated, mini-epic film, directed and animated by Sean Pecknold. 2. Address Is Approximate by Theory Films takes us on an adventure to the Pacific Coast with a Lego-like lil’ guy…read more…