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Radiolab and NPR Present 'Words'

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A stunning film from Will Hoffman and Daniel Mercadante.

Wow. It's kind of ironic that this video is called "Words" because it leaves us speechless. Made by Will Hoffman and Daniel Mercadante of Everynone, the film accompanies an episode of Radiolab that imagines a world without words. The creative premise is simple, but the execution is off-the-charts awesome. Sorry everything else, you're not going to get attended to until we......read more

The Gap by Ira Glass

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Artist Daniel Sax turns Ira Glass's words on creativity into a moving visual illustration

In 2009, This American Life host Ira Glass made a powerful statement about creativity. Referring to his own experiences as a writer, the NPR personality highlighted the idea that when creative people begin their careers, there is a gap between their good taste and their ability to create worthwhile work. Only by sticking with it can that gap be closed.  Now, artist Daniel Sax has......read more

Ice Typography: Land Art by Nicole Dextras

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3D words, fabricated in ice, explore the relationship between language and landscape

Canadian environmental artist Nicole Dextras makes creative use of a cold climate with Ice Typography, an ongoing exploration of the ever-shifting relationship between language and landscape. The works consist of three-dimensional words fabricated in ice and erected outdoors. From 18-inch words in the Toronto cityscape, to 8-foot high letters in the Arctic, the works are ephemeral and in constant......read more

Typographic Fence Art by Lambchop

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Michigan-based artist weaves words and phrases into fences

We're loving these new typographic works from the mysteriously named Lambchop, a Michigan-based artist who uses ordinary flagging tape and other materials to weave positive words and phrases into chain-link fences. Like Steve "ESPO" Powers, Lambchop uses hand-rendered typography to express optimistic sentiments on city streets. Most of the pieces have gone up around Ann Arbor, where the......read more

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