Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Our weekly online snapshot: Big Bang chandeliers, Daft Punk's new track, animated booty claps and more

1. Portfolio Review: Stop Motion Video Animator/Illustrator Kirsten Lepore From her claymation “Booty Clap” to animated vintage board games, Kirsten Lepore’s slightly twisted sense of humor and gift for storytelling make the young artist’s portfolio a fun one to check out on a lazy weekend. 2. Yves Behar for Herman Miller Task Chair Creative Process FastCo Design takes us behind the scenes of the laborious …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Live crab vending, sound sculptures, an app for healthy food shopping and more in our week's worth of links

1. Paris vs New York, A Tally of Two Cities A recent NYC transplant from Paris copes with culture shock by creating a lovely blog of simple graphics showing how the cities compare and contrast. Pitted against each other are Le Pain, La Peste, Le Tip and more in this friendly feud. 2. New York: Portrait of a City From heavenly images of Grand Central …

The Official Be Stupid Philosophy

Diesel's video explaining why stupidity is so truly smart

You may have noticed the Diesel ads recently running on CH (not to mention plastered all over NYC), and while we’ve heard no shortage of criticism from the haters out there, we think the “Be Stupid” campaign actually pretty brilliantly nails a particular cultural moment that’s very “now.” Based on the notion that without stupid thoughts creativity wouldn’t really evolve, Diesel shows that taking a …