Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Vanishing Point from Bonsajo on Vimeo.

This is "form follows beat", "form follows music" or "form follows sound", if you like: a video called "Vanishing Point" by Takuya Hosogane. It amazingly visualizes sound and beat through highly intuitive and particulary beautiful graphic shapes and colours...

Monday, January 25, 2010

Mysteries of german language No.2

Yet another german mystery word: the "HANDSHOE".
(To be continued…)

Mysteries of german language No.1

Why does one always stand in the longest queue in a supermarket? Why does a toast always fall on its buttered side? – These are just two examples for every days' mysteries according to the definition of "murphy's law". But there seems to be something similar like murphy's law in every day's language: Most of the times, one just uses words without wondering about their origins or genuine meanings. The german language in particular provides a lot of mystery-words which sound almost surreal. Here's the first example, graphicly edited: the "SNOWBROOM".