The Eames Loung Chair 1956 debut
Never seen this footage before, tickled and fascinated by it.
Pichfork’s favorite music videos of 2011
I want to watch these videos, because I haven't seen most of them, but I'm also enamored with the slightly animated header graphic on the page.
The Art of Dancing
A new video for every day leading up to Christmas by Lewis & Luke. My friend Wendy said it saved her evening, I believe it has saved mine too.
‘Kadinchey’ by Pogo
Fantastic video and song filmed around Bhutan.
School Portrait (2011)
Directed by Nick Scott, produced by Michael Berliner, smiled at by myself, brought to my attention by wmcreates
Instantly Redecorating a Living Room with Video Mapping
I think the appropriate word for this is amazeballs.
Occupy Wall St. = Pong
A fine animation by MK12 / via DaringFireball
Oh Jesus Christ! Fenton!
"The hidden movements and melodies of street tiles." Quite lovely.
OFFF Cincinnati 2011 titles
I missed this event, but these intro titles by Vasava make me _REALLY_ regret that. Thanks Meredith for pointing it out to me. So beautiful.
Khoi Vinh: On the Grid
Lovely film of Khoi talking about structure and design. / via DaringFireball
8 traits of great Metro style apps
DaringFireball posted a link to this HOUR LONG video about the new Metro layer on top of the next Windows. It's touch and tablet friendly, and exhibits the flat and modular UI of Windows Phone 7 (which I think is quite beautiful, but never used.)
Back to the Start
This is a promo for Chipotle, but so very well done. Willie Nelson, a Coldplay song, and an animated film by Johnny Kelly / via @kyleluvsew
Monster Mask – Pomplamoose
Dig this song by Pomplamoose. So much I kicked in on Nataly Dawn's first solo album to boot.
44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles. A short movie. / via towleroad
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Don’t Fear the Internet
Someone asked me if I could recommend a book to start to understand web design. But this thing that Jessica Hische and Russ Maschmeyer made fits the bill better than a book. A great resource for those wanting to learn and understand what makes the web.
The world is where we live
A simple and quite lovely video for the World Wildlife Fund / via @yoursben
How to Make Cinemagraphs
You know, those animated gif things.
Michael Bierut on the new USDA food plate (video)
There's also a tiny bit of history flashing before the screen. On a mission to dig up graphics from years gone by for diet recommendations.
YouTube – Vegan Black Metal Chef Episode 1 Pad Thai
This might be the best cooking video on the internet right now. / via MetaFilter
InprovEverywhere's musical prank at Gel 2011
Adobe After Effects CS5.5 Warp Stabilizer
Incredibly nifty stabilization of handheld video. Now if only I could open up PDFs with Adobe Acrobat...
It’s okay to not like things
A short little fun video. Has language (dick). / via waxy
Tina Fey on Improv
It's a long video. I'm making note to watch it later for a few reasons: 1. Tina Fey is solid. 2. I've heard improv can apply to everything.
When Harry Met Sally 2
With a few adjustments. Funny. / via MetaFilter
Vaginas don’t chew hot mints
I'm just getting all potty-mouthed around here, but this video made me cry a little. / via kansasliberal's delicious links
iPad: Year One
Promotional video to showcase how folks are using the iPad. Well done indeed.
Glass Beer Boot: 48 ounce Hand-blown German Beer Boot
It's really worth a moment to check out the promotional video on this product page (scroll down) / via towleroad
Kanye West – All Of The Lights ft. Rihanna, Kid Cudi
Full screen this shit. Awesome. (postnote: At least it was on a Saturday night!) postpostnote: Apparently the type bit I like is very Enter the Void title sequence
The new Radiohead video becomes a lot less cool if you play a Maroon 5 song in the background. / via Matt Stevens
GoPro: Wearable Digital Cameras for Sports
As seen on that nifty sword video on Kottke's "weblog"
My video is in the queue. Totally excited about seeing the final product. Pretty neato, dead simple tool by Jake Lodwick.
Morocco and Spain in two minutes
by Mike Matas
Fast Motion in Slow Motion
Graeme Taylor captures the world using a high-speed video camera on a fast-moving train. (and man it's neat)
Never Say No To Panda
I love these commercials
Mad Men Theme Song … With a Twist
Live performance, no trickery, excellent. / via Cal Henderson
Their words: "A stunning film from Will Hoffman and Daniel Mercadante to accompany Radiolab's Words episode." Stunning indeed / via daringfireball
Tanya Davis: How To Be Alone.
Poetry at its finest. "Resist the urge to hang out with your cell phone."
Grain & Gram: Nick Sambrato, Printmaker
Another awesome installment. Beautiful in every regard. /via yewknee
Compelling video of hiding things. /via capndesign
This type of rap parody can be hit or miss. But these dads nail it, with aplomb. / video via studiomate Tom
Marian Bantjes: Intricate beauty by design
TED video (to watch) /via Dave Shea
The Neistat Brothers
Looks to be a pretty neato homebrew kinda show on HBO. On my radar to check out. /hat tip to vito
StoryCorps – set aside time to record a conversation with an older relative or another family member, a friend, a neighbor, or any person with a story to share
To help people honor and celebrate one another's lives through listening. Be sure to watch the Q&A video in the sidebar for inspiration
Put This On, Episode 2: Shoes
Shoes. A pleasure to watch all the way through. Stick around for the reef knot.
Drunk History : Nikola Tesla
This video was the perfect nightcap / thanks Bill Keaggy
Ghosts in the Hollow
Haunting video of an old mining town in Appalachia by Jim Lo Scalzo /via mentalfloss
C-SPAN Dot MF Org
The only thing that would make this fake C-SPAN commercial better is if the healthcare summit was on Sunday, Sunday, SUNDAY!
Bill Keaggy’s “Milk Eggs Vodka”
Excellent to see a Coudal 'Curators' video of a fella whose work I've admired for some time. And now I know how to properly pronounce Keaggy! /via the man himself
Rufus Wainwright – “Zebulon”
Performance from his upcoming album, "All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu" He wrote this song while his mother was sick in Montreal. (new link with complete interview)
The man your man could smell like
I didn't see any commercial near as memorable as this during yesterdays game. Well done Old Spice. Video /via joemygod
People Doing Stuff
Weird stuff. But as It's Nice That suggests, it's oddly gratifying. (video)
This video is beautiful and I learned more than a thing or two watching it. Awesome for the coffee lovers and non-lovers. /via decafsucks.tumblr.com
Hot Rats cover Beastie Boys’ “Fight for Your Right (to Party)”
Wow. Totally new song. (youtube link and MP3 download)
Quietube – video without the distractions
Take a video from Youtube, Vimeo, etc... and present it cleanly. Heaven. /via DaringFireball
Add to Queue in Boxee
I have an Apple TV and hooking into my YouTube favorites has been borked as long as I can remember. This type of hook makes Boxee more and more inviting. (Plus, it has Vimeo content which is often of stella content and quality)
A film by Charles and Ray Eames for Polaroid.
10 minutes well spent
Have I linked to this before? Well, no mind, I should have. And it keeps getting better. Little video interviews with designer-type-folk presented in a straight up and charming fashion.
Colleen’s Bloody Epiphany
"Whatever happiness means to you, go out and go after it." Amen. (video)