http://vimeo.com/7638752 If I had a time machine, one of the first ports I’d visit would be the ‘Roaring 20s’. Unrivaled glamour, high jinks, flapper girls and speakeasies make this era a definite must see. Thanks to Claude Frisse-Greene, an early British pioneer of film, the London 1920s had been injected with soft hues, taking us ..read more..
2013 will still be a year of turmoil, however full with possibilities for new start-ups! Our main task will be to bring different worlds together, to accept and understand that everything is interconnected. This is not a story about vague predictions, it’s a claim to understand the importance of connecting beyond our comfort zone. The ..read more..
According to Makiko Shinoda’s research on the relationship between children and their toys, great toys should leave room for sensory discovery, imagination and creativity. Unfortunately, these basic elements are not found as often in plastic toys or computer games in which form and function have been standardized these days. Yet, there are still ways to ..read more..
http://vimeo.com/49545320#at=64 A beautiful visual presentation by Vahram Muratyan, an art director and graphic designer who lives in Paris and adores New York. His bold posters playfully compare the urban grime of New York in contrast with the romantic history of Paris. From cafes on the rue de turenne to Starbucks in the West Village, Vahram knows just how to draw ..read more..
Every now and then I see such cool handcrafted tools, reminding me how deep I am playing in the digital sandpit. John Neeman Tools, a small crew of craftsmen (3) from Latvia, put up a video a few months back titled The Birth Of A Tool. It showed how they make their tools by hand, ..read more..
You may remember a joint project between the BBC and the British Museum to chart the history of the world in 100 objects which create a fascinating redux of the human experience. Well never backwards in coming forwards, New York now has its own list (although the team at the New York Times were modest ..read more..
Yet another wonderful Antwerp, Belgium experience for the It Fits team yesterday. Great shops, good food and polite people. For anybody interested in another great shopping town, we can highly recommend you to put Antwerp on the list. Couple of random stroll-shots.
“Everything that happens within our lives has played some role. Now, most of the time, it’s very hard to understand how that works…” Steve Reich talks influences.