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Songs About Rainbows and Misty Traffic Lights

Take a look at some of the latest ideas, products, and visuals for the week of December 23rd brought to you by our strategists, designers, and developers.

Ideas
Mass Effect: Art and popular culture have enjoyed a long, complex and mutually dependent relationship. What has happened to this relationship as mass media has evolved over the past few decades?

Rebel Rick: Rick Owens talks to Sofia Tchkonia about his brand, about his career steps from the bottom, his wife Michele, his inspirations and what fashion is about according to him.

The AK-47: There are several lessons any designer can learn from the AK-47′s unusual story of success.

Products
Songs About Rainbows: An Apple OS X application that will color your files and folders using the Finder’s labels

Written In The Stars: Share messages by holding a smartphone up to the night sky.

The Cubi: A cube that can jump up and balance on its corner.

Visuals
Misty Traffic Lights: German photographer Lucas Zimmermann recently captured some beautiful, long exposure photographs of traffic lights in Weimar, Germany.

Type/Dynamics: Panoramic images of realtime locations like Ground Zero are translated into dynamic type.

The Neighbors: An exhibition will call on the general public and other community groups to contribute their own drawings and paintings for as long as the space is available.


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