Link About It: This Week’s Picks


1. Jacques Magazine Video: Jamie
In addition to their highbrow smut on paper, the new publication Jacques also brings their aesthetic to the screen with videos like this black-and-white short featuring a beautiful topless woman starting her day.
via Street Boners and TV Carnage

2. Kwakwaka'wakw Art
The work of a native tribe from Vancouver, the bold graphic elegance of these images depicting sacred creatures fits right in with today's modern-hippie vibe.
via Field of Vision

3. The XX transform into sculptures
British band The XX collaborated with director Saam Farahmand to translate their debut album into a 3-D pop-up sculpture, which The Vinyl Factory in London (also behind the band's special edition vinyl release) has on display at their gallery through 12 January 2009.

4. Boarding Pass Fail
Graphic Designer Tyler Thompson proposes a much more attractive and user-friendly design solution to Delta Airline's archaic boarding passes. 
via PSFK

5. R¿ng by Sruli Recht
Cool Hunting favorite, designer Sruli Recht created a stunning uncut diamond ring that comes with three interchangeable rough cut diamonds. 
via  We Heart

6. The Michelberger Hotel Berlin
Under the philosophy that “perfection does not create memories", Tom Michelberger's unconventional hotel experience in Berlin includes plenty of creative and quirky oddities adorning the spellbinding interior. 
via We Heart

7. Anne Paso Wooden Postcards
Finnish designer Anne Paso's birch plywood "Lovi" postcards mail flat but transform into whimsical 3-D designs like wooden birds and spheres. via Freshly Blended

8. Matt Rainwaters: Beardfolio
Photographer Matt Rainwaters' series of bearded and mustachioed subjects makes for a spectacular homage to masculine facial hair styles.
via Definitive Touch