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Looking Back on 2014

Our work is inspired by culture. The art and innovations made in 2014 left us much to reflect and build upon in 2015. Here is what has touched us deeply over the past twelve months:

Films

Birdman
directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu

Boyhood
directed by Richard Linklater

Nightcrawler
directed by Dan Gilroy

Under the Skin
directed by Jonathan Glazer

The Grand Budapest Hotel
directed by Wes Anderson

Guardians of the Galaxy
directed by James Gunn

Albums

Run the Jewels 2
by Run the Jewels

Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes
by Thom Yorke

You’re Dead!
by Flying Lotus

Syro
by Aphex Twin

LP1
by FKA Twigs

Self-titled
by St. Vincent

Books

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
by Haruki Murakami

Antifragile
by Nassim Taleb

Present Shock
by Douglas Rushkoff

The Second Machine Age
by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee

Creativity, Inc.
by Ed Catmull

The Moment of Clarity
by Christian Madsbjerg and Mikkel B. Rasmussen

Apps

Slack
for everything

Inbox
for Mac OS X

Headspace
for iOS

Glitché
for iOS

Sunrise
for iOS

Games

Sunset Overdrive
for Xbox One

Alien: Isolation
for Playstation 4

P.T.
for Playstation 4

Destiny
for Playstation 4

Mario Kart 8
for Wii U

Monument Valley
for iOS


Levi Brooks is the CEO/Co-founder of Use All Five.
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