16.06.15 by Kimi Hamada

The Brutalist Playground

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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.

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15.06.15 by Kimi Hamada

Paper-Cut Works by Lucy Williams

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London artist Lucy Williams reconstructs mid-twentieth century Modernist architecture in painstakingly detailed paper-cut reliefs. A book of her work has just been released by Roads publishing house. See more images below!

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29.05.15 by Staff

Tom Rosenthal – Don’t Wait

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Video for “Don’t Wait,” by British songwriter Tom Rosenthal, features a fair amount of twirling and other random gestures of boredom. Watch the delightful video below.

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29.05.15 by Jeff

Artist Nicolas Ménard

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Illustrations by London-based graphic artist Nicolas Ménard (originally from Montreal). More images below.

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27.04.15 by Jeff

Isabel Yellin

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A selection of works by New York-born, London-based, artist Isabel Yellin. More images below.

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02.04.15 by Jeff

Dear Data: A Fascinating Year-Long Hand-Drawn Data Visualisation Project

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Designers Giorgia Lupi (New York) and Stefanie Posavec (London) recently launched a fascinating postcard project called Dear Data. Each week the two data artists measure one aspect of their daily lives and then represent that information with a drawing on a postcard. Every Monday they put their postcards into the mail to journey across the ocean to the other and begin collecting data for the next postcard. Having only met twice in person, this project is as much about the two of them getting to know one another as it is about finding creative ways to record details of their own lives.

There are so many interesting details in the notes they make for each other; instructions on how to decode the often extremely abstract ways they’ve represented their findings, as well as little tidbits about their day. The topics they choose for each week vary from people and purchases they make to emotions and the number of times they look at themselves in a mirror or window.

I love the analog and imperfect nature of the project; I think it makes the idea of data visualisation more accessible. I’ve included a bunch of their postcards below. Head over to their site to see larger images (they’re worth reading).

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04.03.15 by Jeff

Brazilian Artist Duo Bicicleta Sem Freio

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Tomorrow night JustKids presents the Brazilian artist duo known as Bicicleta Sem Freio’s first-ever show in London. See more of the works below.

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17.02.15 by Jeff

Animation: Visiter ビデオ

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London-based visual artist Natalia Stuyk’s beautifully glitchy abstract love letter to Tokyo. Watch Visiter ビデオ below.

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