The newest installment in the Made by Hand series is out. This edition looks to bike maker Ezra Caldwell (Fast Boy Cycles) and tells the story of how he faced cancer and overcame adversity. The series is produced by Bureau of Common Goods and as with the other installments is gorgeously shot and edited. This is swiftly becoming one of our favorite short form documentary series.
Juxtapoz just dropped this video that talks a bit about the creation of The Beastie Boys album covers. The video features commentary from several of the artists and designers who created the cover art for the legendary hip-hop group. This video is a lead in for the fantastic upcoming June 2013 issue of Juxtapoz that is completely dedicated to the Beastie Boys and a Tribute to MCA (out now).
This video has been gaining quite a bit of attention over the past few days, and not because of the scantily clad chica doing all the exercising. If you watch the video closely you'll see the real reason for all the attention hidden in the background — the camera actually caught a guy taking a dump. Weird, but true.
Art Takeover 2013 is ramping up and generating a buzz. We're starting to see the re-posting of some of the amazing content from last year. The Jolby artist profile was one of the pieces that was released as part of last year's event. We didn't post this one last year, so here it is for your viewing pleasure.
We're beyond excited about seeing some changes to the Design Week Portland 2013 site. While it's currently scant on details, the update means we're getting closer to a new week of unbelievable, original design content. Bookmark the site and check back often because things are going to ramp up quickly.
Here are some humorous spots for Microsoft 8 that were supposedly slated for the Asian market exclusively, but made it onto YouTube here in the states. Apparently, training to use Windows 8 is serious.