Monthly Archives: June 2015

Where iron is more precious than gold

27.06.2015

It was the week that was—politically, culturally and creatively. Herewith, some work that crossed our radar. The sublime: – At the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity (where presumably women can wear any shoes they like), Geometry Global (Dubai) was awarded the product design grand prix for its ingenious work for Lucky Iron Fish, a…

When even the happy songs are sad

09.06.2015

Don’t let their sunny sound fool you. Behind the Beach Boys’ happy songs was Brian Wilson whose beautiful mind conjured up sounds both sublime and terrifying in equal measure. More than a bio-pic, Love & Mercy is a portrait of the artist—as a traumatized and exploited young man, who was ultimately saved by the transformative…

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