Film and Photography

Erm Books has announced the release of Courts, the debut book by Australian photographer Ward Roberts. The culmination of a four-year project documenting sporting courts and fields across the globe, Roberts’ colour-drenched images operate as both playful documentary studies and intriguing formal propositions.

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British designer Ilse Crawford has used an opulent palette of copper, brass, stainless steel and black glass to create a collection of containers for Danish brand Georg Jensen. Read the rest of this entry »

A little Friday afternoon fun – this film was made by Dutch directors and artists Lernert & Sander, who were commissioned by Wallpaper* magazine to create create a film about Italian brand Brioni‘s bespoke tailoring for the Wallpaper* Handmade issue. Using a very refined hand as their muse, the film demonstrates, with elegance and humour, the skills and craftsmanship that go into making a Brioni suit.

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A commenter on youtube summed up my feelings towards this video when they wrote “that’s so awesome, too bad it’s just a tv ad”. This giant xylophone structure was built in the middle of a forest by Japanese agency Drill Inc. to promote the eco credentials of NTT DoCoMo‘s wood-encased SH-08C phone (below), which is made from trees that have been culled from overgrown forests in Japan.

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