So good: The Art Institute of Chicago created a 3D replica of Van Gogh’s famous Bedroom painting, making the room available for rent on Airbnb for only US$10 a night.
This. Video. Just. Blew. My. Mind. And here is the behind the scenes.
Read by Famous sells books that were owned and read by people who have achieved high levels of recognition in their particular fields. Not copies of titles they have read, but the actual books that these people owned and read. The proceeds from the sales benefit book and literacy focused non-profits.
I love this!
Behomm, the “Airbnb for design-minded folks”, just opened up their home exchange platform to anyone that considers themselves a creative type. Behomm started out strictly for people working in the creative industry: The homes they feature are stunning. Here’s how you can join: Get an invitation from an existing member or apply for an invitation.
SledLegs are wearable snow sleds. I am having all the feels watching tis video. This looks terrifying and amazing at the same time.
Pianu is a website that teaches you how to play the piano interactively. I just love the internet so much!
This minimal, hand-made leather backpack by Alfie Douglas just won my heart. (It comes in three sizes)
Kodak will be releasing a new super 8 camera designed by Yves Behar. The camera has the ability to shoot in a digital format as well as traditional super 8 film cartridges.
Wow, think of the possibilities of this Real-time Expression Transfer for Facial Reenactment. Also, I will never trust any video conference call again once this becomes mainstream! If you’re into this stuff, try the FaceSwap Live App. My kids an I haven’t laughed this much in a long time.
This video by Lewis Bond beautifully illustrates The Importance of Composition in Cinematic Storytelling.
The folks behind Red Paper Plane believe that “Missions” are a whole new way to learn and play for little ones. They created mission based design challenges for the whole family, based on a creative process – 20 minutes per day for several days. This is fantastic! Especially for snowy winter weekends!
I’ll totally try the Spaceship Mission with Tilo (5) this weekend.
Rachel Berger created Icon Diary, a collection of daily memories, each captured in writing and in a simple animated illustration. Beautiful.