Tag: ART

Readings for Lunch — [ 21 Nov 2017 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Greenwich Park and Canary Wharf – Uberto Barbini (source)

REACT

Making The DOM Declarative

A funny talk by Michael Jackson about building UIs declaratively with React, as compared with imperative methods used in jQuery et al. (like appendTo and addEventListener) to directly manipulate the DOM trees and adding events to them.

ART

The Toxic 'Blank Spots' of Niagara Falls

Visual storyteller Ariel Aberg-Riger dives into the promises of Niagara Falls, New York’s Chemical Age, and the destruction it has left behind.

Readings for Lunch — [ 08 Aug 2017 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
"Study of a Bull" by Picasso – (source)

TYPOGRAPHY

Two Types: The Faces of Britain

The story of two of Britain's most iconic typefaces – Johnston and Gill Sans – in this amazing documentary. (I don't know if it's visible outside UK, sorry if it's not).

ART

The Picasso You Didn't Know

Pablo Picasso's work as illustrator and designer is often little known. But his artistic talent in these fields was not less than in painting and sculpture.

Readings for Lunch — [ 03 Oct 2016 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Lorenz Holder, winner of the Red Bull Illume Sports Photography Contest (source)

ART

Film meets Art

These two videos show some beautiful examples of films that have paid homage to famous works of art.

JAVASCRIPT

React patterns

A series of React practices and patterns, collected "out in the wild" by Michael Chan a.k.a. chantastic.

Readings for Lunch — [ 18 Jun 2015 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
(thanks Jonathan Davidoff for this link: 31 images that show true face of the world)
HELP

Make Time your friend, not your enemy

We always blame not having enough time for not doing the things we want or should do. Read this to maybe find ways to make time actually work for you, and not against you!

ART

Interactive Art (that you can actually touch)

Check out these amazing art installations in museums around the world, that ask viewers not only to look but actually to participate and live the experience. Now trips to the museums are much more fun!