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Friday Favourites

Just like us, Design Week turns 30 years old (or young, we prefer young) this year. To kickstart a year long programme of celebrations themed around the past, present and future of design, Design Week shared this lovely Instagram tribute to their print magazine covers of the past (tip: click the play button in the middle):

Happy Birthday DW!

More on OUR 30th birthday celebrations soon…

Winning Portraits

Earlier this week, photographer Claudio Rasano was announced as the winner of this year’s Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize for his portrait titled “Katlehong Matsenen”:

Claudio Rasano - Katlehong Matsenen

Claudio Rasano – Katlehong Matsenen

You can see the winning portrait plus this year’s shortlisted entries on display at London’s The National Portrait Gallery until 26 February 2017 – find out more here.

Joni Sternbach - Thea + Maxwell

Joni Sternbach – Thea + Maxwell

Josh Redman - Frances

Josh Redman – Frances

All portraits from It’s Nice That where you can also find out more about the story behind this year’s winner.


While we’re on the subject of photography, Fubiz has a brilliant round up of some of the best Instagram photos of the amazing supermoon earlier this week…




See more here.


From Fahud this week, – a short film of incredibly unsatisfying things!

You can even submit your own unsatisfying film to the “Unsatisfying Challenge” at How satisfying!

Quick, Draw!

Need a five minute break? Quick, Draw! is a brilliant little game to waste a few minutes on. Even better, by playing it you are also helping it to become cleverer. Intrigued? Here’s a short film to explain why…

Turns out we are really good at drawing ovens, but not so good when it comes to zebras. Who knew?!

Found via swissmiss.


What we’re listening to this week #65


What we’re listening to this week #66 Postcard from NYC