26.08.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Eiko Borcherding

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Gorgeous pencil drawings by Hamburg, Germany-based artist Eiko Borcherding. More images below (lots more).

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26.08.15 by Staff

The Painstaking Process of Handcrafted Artisan Globes

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Bellerby & Co. Globemakers is a London-based studio that specializes in handmade globes. Founded in 2008 by Peter Bellerby after struggling to find a quality globe, Bellerby’s is now one of only two workshops in the world making handcrafted, artisan globes.

The process includes hand painting individual sections, soaking them, and then stretching them onto the surface. Apparently it takes about six months to learn how to do it properly.

More images of the beautiful (and painstaking) process of globe-making below!

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26.08.15 by Jeff

Skate Video of the Day: Nike SB & Quartersnacks

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Nike SB and Quartersnacks present Johnny Wilson’s latest video, “Core”. As competition skating and circus stunt “extreme” sports only get more ridiculous, good ol’ street skating is the thing I enjoy watching the most.

Bobby Worrest, Hjalte Halberg, Nick Boserio, Antonio Durao, Cyrus Bennett, Max Palmer and Andrew Wilson spend a week rolling around upstate New York. Watch “Core” below.

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25.08.15 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Adam Pape

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A selection of photos by Adam Pape. More images below.

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25.08.15 by Jeff

Video Portrait: Surfer Craig Anderson

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Enjoyed this experimental portrait of surfer Craig Anderson, directed by Desillusion’s editor, Sebastien Zanella. Watch “La Danse Macabre” below.

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25.08.15 by Staff

Animation: Mesmerizing 3D Printed Zoetropes

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“Growing Objects” is a series of kinetic sculptures by generative design studio, Nervous System. When spun, these 3D printed objects appear animated, mimicking natural growth processes. Watch video of the project below!

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25.08.15 by Jeff

Never Hide Films: “Albert The Dog”

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“Albert The Dog” is the latest #Campaign4Change short from Ray-Ban’s Never Hide Films project, directed by Pensacola, with music by Giraffage. This strange little short film, starts with the twist rather than ends with it, and acts as a sort of reminder to take time to love those in your life. Watch the film below.

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25.08.15 by Staff

Animation: Daniela Sherer “Blue”

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Set to Duncan Thum’s orchestral composition, “Blue,” this short animation by Daniela Sherer abstractly depicts a man having his past experiences surgically removed and a woman contemplating the pleasures of pain. Full video below.

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