The work of Albert Chubac
is on display at Nice's Mamac
(a strangely 1970s-esque building
that was in fact built in the late 80s. More pictures here
) / move over Angel of the North
, Thomas Heatherwick's
'B of the Bang
' will soon be the largest public sculpture in Britain. Follow the construction weblog
. At the opposite end of the spectrum, a gallery of worst case scenarios
, the 'urban planning portal'.
, test your musical knowledge courtesy of slick caricatures (designed by the folk at Flip Flop Flyin'
) / more fresh-stroke-ephemeral products at HerHouse
, 'now people can relax like birds', says designers Tjepkema Studio
. See also their Next Bling Thing
, a 'cathedral of shopping
.' Entertaining stuff.
The photography of Ruth Hallensleben
/ the Lessons of Lucasfilm's Habitat
, an early Sims
-style game / Banubula
, excellent musings on art, comics and more / The Elements of Style
, a 'growing dictionary of old and new words.'
The tagline for new website Ingenious
is 'seeing things differently', so we wholeheartedly approve. The site is a collaborative venture between the Science Museum
, the National Railway Museum
and the National Museum of Photography, Film & Television
, a portal for 30,000 images in various categories (communications
, for example). As part of the ongoing digitisation of absolutely everything it's a worthy start, but 30,000 must be just a drop in the ocean for these three institutions.
is a new accumulative links blog, albeit one backed up by serious technology created by web developer types (not an increasingly creaky blogger
template). By the way, does anyone have any recommendations for weblog/website software? At some stage in the next six months, we're going to redesign, so any tips, recommendations, warnings, etc., are all welcome.