Discover more from Backspace ~ A fortnightly from Don't Be Content
A fortnightly from Don't Be Content | Issue #4
Backspace is the key to looking back to look ahead with a new vision. Join us every fortnight as we curate ideas that inspired us from the fields of art, fashion, culture, design, and tech – anything and everything that fills you with wonder.
Experiences are what matters and we are encouraging people to be ready to capture the stories they are creating every day. Canon's repositioning ‘Live for the story’ has been developed to inspire just that.
The Tokyo-based designer Nanako Kume converts colored-pencil-style wood shavings into whimsical lampshades. These pendant lights would look perfect at home in an elementary classroom or art studio.
‘Lost in Light’ by Sriram Murali on how light pollution affects the view of the night skies. Shot mostly in California, the movie shows how the view gets progressively better as you move away from the lights.
In a mesmerizing timelapse, artist Zak Korvin makes a geometric crest of three birds. Drawing inspiration from the Japanese mon, an emblem used to designate an individual or family.
London-based animator Em Cooper stitches together 1,300 oil paintings on celluloid that swirl and twist from one scene of euphoric stupor to capture the hazy daze for The Beatles’ “I’m Only Sleeping.”
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