The New York Times Magazine’s interactive piece for their Hollywood Issue features fourteen Oscar frontrunners filmed in high drama scenes, all shot in stark black and white. The modern melodrama of each score by the young talent Owen Pallett underscore the Hitchcockian hyperbole. If you only have time for one, Javier Bardem’s hits all the right marks.
Noun Project is an online archive of vectorized visual iconography and symbols “that can be understood by all cultures and people.” Their collection is extensive, minimal, and free for anyone to take and use.
Architecture firm Aedas received several awards this year, including one for the nine-story, seeming Storm Trooper-inspired Integrated Civic, Cultural, Retail and Entertainment Hub in Singapore pictured above.