In it’s fifth year, Pink Dot Singapore is about supporting the freedom to love, regardless of gender identity and sexual orientation. The yearly campaign video, directed by award winning film-maker Boo Junfeng, always makes for a great emotional roller coaster. Here’s this year’s video, with music by Singaporean singer, song-writer and composer Dick Lee.Read More
The entire Disney gang gets a nonchalant look, skinny body makeover from Barneys NewYork, promoting their latest collaboration for the coming shopping season.
EDIT: The video on youtube has since been removed by Disney for copyright violation, so you can watch the non-embedable version here.
Friday and don’t feel like working? Watch, white-knuckled, as this poor weather balloon get stretched past its limits, and then some. We know it’s going to burst. The question is… When?Read More
We have all seen Rube Goldberg machines, taking up entire rooms, sometimes entire towns. This one, by Dutch directors HeyHeyHey is an interesting take on minaturisation, and presented in the most earnest and charming way possible. Now I dream of one of those everytime I want to mail out cheques to my bank.Read More
With some tinkering, Christophe Guberan coaxes his inkjet printer to print a special mix of ink and water, onto seeming ordinary paper. The magic happens when the water mix begins to dry and self-folding origami starts. This is one you have to watch the video to understand the process.
An immensely ‘fresh’ take on the stop motion film genre, and a video recipe guide to how to make yourself some fresh guacamole. Directed by PES.
This is perfect for a Friday afternoon… seeing a grotesque hatching of a alien like insect out of an egg that looks impossibly small for him.
In a world first, zookeeper Rohan Cleave captured the amazing hatching process of a critically endangered Lord Howe Island Stick Insect at Melbourne Zoo. The eggs incubate for over 6 months and until now the hatching process has never been witnessed. If you didn’t see it you wouldn’t believe it could fit in that egg!
Trained as an engineer by profession, Arthur Ganson’s curiosity and sense of wonder allows him to see the humour and beauty in everyday objects, interfaced with the precision and coldness of a machine. All these cumulating in kinetic sculptures like the ‘Machine with Wishbone’, where a chicken wishbone walks and pulls along a machine; or as a ‘Machine with Grease’, where a machine continuously ‘ejaculates’ the one thing that makes any machine happy — Grease!
OWN’s (Oprah Winfrey Network) inaugural episode of the Visionaires documentary series, on fashion designer Tom Ford. I always find it intriguing to understand how designers verbalise their own creative process.Read More
A delightfully ‘low-tech’ way to explain the very much high-tech, done in classic Eames clarity.Read More
This is so adorable and appropriate for my desk. I want/need/crave/lust one!