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Daan Roosegaarde’s latest artwork GROW is an homage to the beauty of agriculture. In the world film premiere GROW appears as a luminous dreamscape of red and blue waves of light over an enormous field.
GROW is inspired by scientific light recipes which improve plants’ growth and resilience. (Produced by Mediamonks)
Pika (pronounced pi·kuh, like picker) is an easy to use, open-source, native colour picker for macOS.
Pika makes it simple to quickly find colours onscreen, in the format you need, so you can get on with being a speedy, successful designer. (via Dense Discovery)
User stories that should never exist. An easy follow on Twitter or Instagram 🤣
As a site visitor I want to see illustrations of impossibly-long-limbed, vibrantly-coloured characters, standing on ladders at large whiteboards or arranging jigsaw shapes, in a very thinly-veiled representation of teamwork so that I know this company is both original and quirky
The tappable story format has never been more accessible—to creators and readers alike. See what happens when Google brings stories to the open web.
I am not a big fan of (Instagram) Stories, but I get their appeal. It’s just not how I like to browse. But I can see some use for it, like a gallery or something and now that Google made this tool, I’ll probably see them everywhere soon.
Meatable produces real meat without harm, by using samples from an unharmed cow or pig. And they (a Dutch company) do so with a nice story and really nice branding, by Studio Koto.
A company called MSCHF has quietly been creating some of the most absurd, cynical, and viral projects and products that have spread across the internet.
Products from the seven-person company range from an astrology-based stock trading app, to a toaster-shaped bathbomb, to Holy Water-filled sneakers.
“They started with Tweets at the center. Then tore stuff apart and layered over again. Then threw paint on photos, ripped posters, scratched out words, and faded images. They added textures and pixels, movement and memes.”
Love this weird 90s / David Carson / MTV look 🥰