A mix of random stuff from around the web that I’ve found interesting. Some of the stories reflect my passions.
The Cultural Legacy of the unassuming AKAI MPC via Cultural Shift
Be it Grandmaster DXT on the turntable or Kanye on the synthesiser, hip hop has always sought to redefine the recorded sound.
What’s next for design? Pentawards first in-person festival looks into the future of the industry via It’s Nice That
From 22-23 September, the Pentawards Festival will take place at London’s Science Museum for two days packed with creative solutions and insightful talks.
The top 10 sneaker lyrics of all time via Sneaker Freaker
From Run-DMC’s mythical ‘My adidas’ to Kanye West’s ‘All Falls Down’, kicks continue to elevate the narrative of hip hop. So rewind that cassette and track down your old Walkman…
Keirin photography via It’s Nice That
From Run-DMC’s mythical Jasper Clarke, a photographer and self-confessed “bike nut”, cut his teeth BMX’ing in the 1980s and has since chased everything on two wheels….
Female big-wave surfers prepare to compete on Mavericks’s 50-foot waves for the first time via California Sunday
Bianca Valenti, one of the world’s best big-wave surfers, pulls up, her thermos of coffee steaming and her blue Toyota full of boards. San Francisco’s Ocean Beach, with its fast and frigid waves, is her training ground…
Agata Yamaguchi’s minimalist posters grapple with life’s stranger moments via It’s Nice That
After deciding to depict the weird things that kept happening to him, the graphic designer began a series of posters that are surreal yet weirdly relatable.