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Rounding off the week with Best of the Web

Best of the Web is here to ease you safely into the weekend like a La-Z-Boy recliner. Grab some snacks, kick off your shoes and lean back and relax while you catch up on some of the best stuff the It’s Nice That team has seen on the web this week. From cats appearing in tube stations to a post-Brexit design manifesto, it’s a comforting mix of what the internet has to offer. And if you’re feeling a bit thirsty after all that, hydrate with a can of who to follow on social media.

Cats in the Clapham. The power of Kickstarter right? (Connor)

A rainbow office block in Bristol. (Beccy)

Dentsu Lab Tokyo has created a generative film for Brian Eno’s new album, which uses an AI bot to collect and display images from all over the internet. (Jenny)

This abandoned Ford factory in Dagenham looks insane! This blog has some other pretty interesting empty/neglected spaces on it too. (Alice)

This collection of hipster dinner plates made me chuckle at its ridiculousness but also a little hungry (fish and chip ferris wheel yes please). (Lucy)

From sad, discarded futons to luxurious velvet-covered end-tables, this isn’t your average furniture blog. (Connor)

Some of the finest photoshopping. (Callum)

Really well done film by Tom Walsh and great story. Morgan Freeman’s been brought in to narrate. (Jamie)

Great Kickstarter project from Lloydie called Kernel Cards, which lets you quickly, effortlessly and collaboratively visualise your content marketing plan. (Simon)

Okayafrica reports on how Patricia Field almost sold a racist coat at New York Fashion Week before Young Paris had his say. (Jenny)

Dezeen has launched its Brexit Design Manifesto – some food for thought before the government invokes article 50. (Owen)

The Atlantic talks about the age of the wordless logo, from Mastercard to Starbucks. (Beccy)

A working 18-karat throne (AKA toilet) has just arrived at the Guggenheim. (Jenny)

Who to follow

Lenny Letter

Like visual digest of the newsletter, Lenny Letter’s Instagram offers up tidbits from its articles, book recommendations and showcases some of the original illustration it commissions.


London Design Festival

The event kicks off tomorrow and the team is sharing some tantalising glimpses of the installations appearing all over the capital.

Screen Saviours

Apparently design memes can save the world…

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Susie Lau

Fashion journalist Susie Lau has been tracking the goings on at NYFW

Eddie Peake

Follow artist Eddie Peake around NY as he posts details from his latest showing of HEAD

Damien Florébert Cuypers

Damien Florébert Cuypers has also been at NYFW creating illustrations for TMagazine