I’ve been watching a lot of vantours lately, where they show how they converted a normal van into a campervan. Many of these builds are DIY, but I kinda like the professional builds better. Take Storyteller Overland’s Beast Mode Adventure Van for example. It’s based on a Mercedes Sprinter, looks amazing and has so many cool options! I would love to own (or rent) one and take it across the world.
New York Times Magazine shares videos of their process for creating their covers. Gail Bichler’s shares these short videos on her twitterfeed, like this one about the rapidly changing global climate and how it will make more parts of the world less livable.
This 6-part series follows Dominick Birdsey (Mark Ruffalo) as he struggles to care for his twin brother, Thomas, while discovering the truth about his own family history.
It’s a bit depressing and hard to watch sometimes, but because the writing and acting is so good, this series (based on a novel) paints a compelling picture about life, relationships and mental health.
Aardman Studios made an animation to help rescue wild animals from a lifetime of lockdown. They used the audio of people’s experience of lockdown to highlight the lives of wild animals forced to live under lock and key.
Filmmaker Jamil McGinnis and designer Max Friedman have been photographing the mile-wide neighborhood of Crown Heights in Brooklyn, New York since 2018.
After spending two years burning through hundreds of film negatives, recording interviews, and collecting meaningful objects, the duo have designed their eccentric body of work into a printed publication called Things You Know.
The 250-page book explores concepts of home, dissimilation, coexistence, an everlasting sense of change, and how these themes can transform a small neighborhood into a remarkable human experience.
Another fun minisite by Grilli Type, this time for GT Flexa, that embraces the idea of a fluid design space. As a dynamic tool, it enables joyful typesetting that allows for fully responsive typesetting.
Judy is a collection of ready-kits with everything needed to prepare for natural disasters and home emergencies. Wow, this is a pretty cool concept. And well designed!
That’s it for this issue. See you next week!
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