To celebrate the launch of their limited-edition Brixton Boot by Alden, Core77 friends Epaulet visited the Alden Shoe Company in Middleborough, Massachusetts, and shot a 12 minute video documenting the entire shoe crafting process. Founded in 1884, Alden is considered by many to be the best shoe manufacture in the US--and to this day--you can still send your shoes back to the factory for resoling.
One of their loyal customers includes Indiana Jones who wears Alden 405's, more commonly known as the "the Indy Boot." When Harrison Ford landed the role, he refused to wear anything else and wore his own personal pair of 405's from when he was a carpenter.
"Doodlebugs" is the name of a sketch show on the BBC that makes good use of what is apparently a low budget. Like the best Monty Python bits, they manage to spin something creative out of nothing: Frustratingly, those are the only three clips I've been able
On Saturday I was lucky enough to watch footage of the amazing drone display aired during the Olympics opening ceremony. Coordinated by Intel, 1,218 drones performed a lightshow--pre-recorded rather than conducted live, due to logistical issues--and it was posted to Vimeo for those who missed the live broadcast. Sadly, the
At press time this video had 15 million views, nearly 350,000 shares, 67,000 "likes" and generated over 8,000 comments: Nowhere are the Eameses mentioned. That video is, of course, a blatant and uncredited rip-off of Charles and Ray Eames' "Powers of Ten," the short film that most of
Orlandi Group's inventions are the best way to get round
Unless you are a landscape architect, you may not realize that clients can order shrubs from nurseries by diameter. Let's say a client orders a dozen 65-centimeter shrubs. Since shrubs tend to grow as they like, with no two alike, it would provide a headache for the nursery to go