Required Reading is a weekly listing of all the bits of visual inspiration, cool videos, news, hip links, and miscellaneous information that rattles my head during the week. The stuff that’s worth bookmarking and gets my brain-juices flowing.
• Forget the shirt, it is the message that is important.
• In a world full of boring power bars, here is a concept that I desperately hope they turn into a reality.
• Tycho’s new LP, Dive, is out now and absolutely worth a listen.
• In the last few days we have all seen countless tributes to Steve Job after his passing. This simple video, of him narrating The Crazy Ones, is one of my favorites.
• The 2011 Magazine A-List, It is encouraging to see some magazines out there are still doing it right.
• Combining my love of childhood animation and bad fashion choices – He-Man Hipsters.
• Battles + Gary Numan + an escalator = What is not to love?
• A vintage Ikea Catalog from 1965.