UK-based artist Luke Jerram has created an awesome project were he creates and installs outdoor pianos in public spaces. Starting with 15 pianos throughout the city of Birmingham for three weeks in 2008, the project has since then taken off over 1,000 Play Me, I’m Yours pianos have been installed in 38 cities around the world.
In Northern Norway, at 68°N, the sun is under the horizon between the 2th of December and the 10th of January. Photographer Bjørg-Elise Tuppen has captured this event called ‘The Time of Darkness’. In the days following the sun’s disappearance one can still see it’s light gracing the snow-covered mountaintops. It is the suns final farewell, until they see it again next year - it is beautiful and melancholic.
Polish design studio KEJJO ’ has created the identity for the first user-customizable Russian content delivery network, CDN for all, which is easy to set up points of presence, budget and additional features.
Sebastian Errazuriz’s new installation in Times Square happens every night in January, from 11:57pm to midnight. During that time period Times Square’s electronic billboards will show a continuous yawn on a loop. On Saturday, January 17th, you can join the artist at 11:45pm on Duffy Square for a special gathering where all are encouraged to join in on a massive yawn.
Swedish graphic designer Viktor Hertz has created a silly side project where he tries to make digital drudgery slightly more fun. Hertz redesigned the progress bar in a series of imaginative graphics, with the OK/Cancel buttons rephrased as existential questions.
The 2014 selection is Brooklyn based typographer Ricardo Gonzalez pieces of hand done type and calligraphy for the year. Ranging in various mediums Ricardo combines inspirational quotes with his typography to create truly beautiful pieces.
In the northwestern Gansu province of China is home to the Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park. The park is known for its rainbow-colored rock formations that spanned across a huge plot of land. The multihued rocks are the result of sandstone and other minerals that occurred over 24 million years ago due to tectonic plate movements.