Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Gamified beer, wearable tech bandages, a unique concept home and more

Rendered Versions of Lost Frank Lloyd Wright Designs Spanish architect David Romero turned to 3D-rendering software to finish some of the 600+ documented ideas Frank Lloyd Wright left behind. While many of his projects reached the ideation stage during his lifetime, the ones left unbuilt are just as remarkable—even though most of them are simply aerial drawings. Taking into account the surrounding scapes of the …

SingleCut Beer Launches in Japan With Gamified Cans

Celebrating US songs that were popular in Japan and SingleCut’s launch in Tokyo, the brand’s new tropical and dense IPA (aptly named “Big In Japan”) features four different can variations—all with their own cartoonish QR code. The codes are comprised of motifs that act as hints to a song title and, when they’re scanned, they prompt Spotify to open and play the track—ultimately revealing whether …

The Airship

Hand-pulled letterpress meets augmented reality in a graphic novel

Bridging futurist design, letterpress technique and augmented reality, “The Airship” is a new graphic novel from Todd Thyberg. The writer, illustrator and publisher is also the founder of Angel Bomb Design + Letterpress, and has put his array of talents to the test in this work. Twenty-two photopolymer plates were used to pull nearly 10,000 impressions in all, with Thyberg walking ten miles beside his …