A digital-video “book clock” by Japanese artist and designer Masaaki Hiromura from a decade ago. An ever-repeating video loop features 3 books representing the hours, minutes and seconds of a single day. One hand is seen to repeatedly turn each page, obsessively, exhaustingly, relentlessly to keep up with each second as it passes. The video shows the book clock in a Muji Shibuya window.
A typically thoughtful and sensitive project by A Practice for Everyday Life. Crocodile Cradle was an exhibition held on three platforms: a filmed online performance, a publication, and a text collage installed on PEER's glass façade in east London. The artist Simon Moretti invited 51 artists to supply a text that they have written or found, exploring the articulation of social connection during a period of enforced distance.
Modular is a typeface that evokes the sculptural furniture produced by London designer Kusheda Mensah. A collaboration between Margot Lévêque and Studio Nari.
An elegant and intelligent wayfinding system by Norwegian multi-disciplinary firm Snøhetta for the Groupe Le Monde Headquarters in Paris. The concept pays tribute to the tradition and art of newspaper typography and printing.
A self promotion for Alt Group from a few years back that is both minimal and magnificent. If the pun escapes you, ask a NZ friend to say ‘three bears’ …
A simple idea executed well by Bleed. The Food Society logo embodies the idea of community; the collective ‘O’ represents the shared point where different kitchens come together under one roof in Norway's only “dine-in-first” restaurant concept.