Loving this little Tumblr called Trail Type – a collection of type found
in the wilderness.
Designer Hamish Smyth and the Kickstarter expert, the one they call “The Crowdsourceress”, Alex Daly, are releasing an 11 colour limited edition poster, licensed by the MTA, printed in Italy, and only available through Kickstarter! The poster features all 468 subway stations in New York City drawn in alphabetical order.
You may recall Hamish was one of the designers behind that other wildly successful Kickstarter, the one for the Graphics Standards Manual; they’re using the same Italian printers for this poster.
Alex’s company Vann Alexandra helps projects reach their funding on Kickstarter and boasts a 100% success rate so I’m sure they’ll have no trouble funding this one. *EDIT – this project has already reached it’s funding goal in one day.
Check it out on Kickstarter.
Loving this on-going series of Stanley Kubrick film posters by Israeli-cartoonist and illustrator Tomer Hanuka. See the rest below.
Architecture collective Assemble and photographer Simon Terrill have re-created concrete playgrounds of the post-war era using brightly coloured foam. The large-scale installations are on display at the Royal Institute of British Architecture in London from June 10 to August 16. See more images below.
Physician turned motion-control artist Bruce Shapiro has designed an elaborate sand drawing machine that uses magnets to create really elaborate patterns. The Sisyphus Machine took 25 years to perfect and has been installed in locations around the world. Check out more images and time-lapse video below!
Hammerhead Studio in Yokohama, Japan closed in 2014 but this new interactive installation by Lens gives a unique take on what used to be. Shot from above in ultra high resolution video, Giraffe’s Eye allows you to see the daily routines of the artists who inhabited the building with a simple touch of a screen. Really cool idea! See more images and video below.