The Little Apple – New York as Toytown in The Sandpit

We first showed a tilt shift movie with the video Little Big Berlin and this film, which makes shots of New York seem like a toy town is also a must-see. Surely it’s only a matter of time before this technique is brought to wider public attention in a music video, advertisement or film – it’s an innovative, charming and quirky way to show a city at work.

Pimp my pressie!

Yo! Wanna be the flyest gift-giving brother/sister on your block? D’ya feel me?
Thought not. Loving this Rapping Paper though. A pun/typo mixed with famous rap lyrics and you have yourself an instant Paperchase classic! See more here.


Run-D.M.C. - It's Like That

Genius retro gaming wall stickers!

Now this might just be a boy thing, but how good are theses Atari wall stickers? Available for single nerds to buy here.

Shall we get some for the FuturePlus office?

Zimbardo – The Secret Powers of Time

There are three things worth noting about this short film.

1 There’s an innovative theory on how different people and cultures view the world.

2 It’s really well animated.

3 This Zimbardo man is the famous chap behind the Stanford Prison Experiment

Ski Williams — extreme hand-lettering and illustration

In this age of digital derring-do, it’s easy for bands to put together great-looking gig flyers, posters and artwork for their releases. However, sometimes, there’s no substitute for extreme hand-lettering and illustration. With the prices of original 1960s rock posters by such artists as Rick Griffin, Stanley Mouse and Wes Wilson still rising in value (especially since the publication of The Art of Rock), and modern works by the likes of Coop and Kozik attracting serious attention (they’re documented in Art of Modern Rock), it’s time to praise the UK’s greatest current poster artist, Ski Williams.

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The Oil Spill Disaster Facts – at a glance

The thing about infographics, such as this one from Infographic World is that, when they’re done right they deliver information at breakneck speed. Even if this isn’t information you enjoy reading – such as this instant analysis of the current oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

Infographics explain the complex quickly, even if the facts are grim

Re-Skinned Buldings

Messing with people’s perspective by projecting images over buildings is all the rage in 2010, it’s still new enough to be impressive though.