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The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #85

by | September 2, 2016, 12:59pm

  1. You Don’t Need New Ideas, You Need a New Perspective | “The unexpected creative benefits of a “beginner’s mind.'”
  2. Printed by Somerset | Wonderfully skeuomorphic web design for a paper company.
  3. With No Mailing Address, a Letter Gets Delivered Via Hand Drawn Map | “It was addressed to an Icelandic ‘horse farm with an Icelandic/Danish couple and three kids and a lot of sheep,’ and included a handy map.”
  4. THE EVOLUTION OF STOP-MOTION | “With the release of Kubo and the Two Strings, it is a perfect moment to go back in time and see the evolution of stop-motion animation throughout the years.”
  5. Sample Clearance Expert Pat “The Detective” Shannahan is The Avalanches’ Secret Weapon | “The behind-the-scenes force for records by the Beastie Boys, Janet Jackson, Beck and more on 20 years of tracking down samples.”
  6. These Cartoons Explain 9 Hilarious ‘Non-Threatening’ Leadership Strategies For Women | “…writer and comedian Sarah Cooper designed some hilarious strategies on her site The Cooper Review for ambitious and successful women when it comes to dealing with their reluctant male counterparts.”
  7. Spike Jonze’s new perfume ad is the only perfume ad worth watching | “You might expect such weirdness from Spike Jonze. The director of the dreamlike Her and Being John Malkovich stepped behind the camera for the four-minute ad, shooting The Leftovers star Margaret Qualley as she waddles, krumps, and body pops her way around the fancy-ass venue. Qualley’s dance moves have to be seen to be properly described, the actress licking statues, slapping mirrors, and trying her best to control her unruly limbs in the service of selling perfume.”
  8. Why Do We Love Images Of Emptiness? Scientists And Artists Explain | “Psychology reveals why wide open spaces appeal to the human eye.”
  9. Getting to Know St. Louis Creatives with Mike Spakowski | “As Partner and Creative Director, Mike Spakowski is still actively involved in day-to-day design strategy, art direction and studio management of Atomicdust.”
  10. Boris Karloff’s Guacamole Recipe | “The great Boris Karloff was born in England, found fame as Frankenstein’s monster (and also played Frankenstein, thank you, readers, for the correction) in Hollywood, and finished his career in Mexico (awesome example at the end of this post). Somewhere along the way he developed a strong affinity for Mexican food…”

Image: Icelandic mail via link #3.