2013 @Instagram project update

So I am half way through my year-long project to re-filter the same picture everyday in Instagram. It has most probably been some kind of torture for my followers, having to witness yet another pink, swollen, death mask of me appearing in their feed every morning. So to give a little back for their patience, and to give me a bit of much-needed encouragement, I threw together the following video at the half way mark.

The rules are:

Everyday gets the HDR button
Everyday gets one of the filters (never normal)

Next step, making another video of the whole year with a New Years hangover thrown in the mix.

Enjoy.

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All about the Likes

All this time with my leg elevated has made me a little mental, but rather than get sidetracked on some silly project, I thought I would dig up one from the last time I went like this.

Gike – One who has no life and sits on his computer all day (Urban Dictionary). Oh how poetic

Facebook like bike

Facebook like bike

 

Facebook like pike

Facebook like pike

Facebook like hike

Facebook like hike

Facebook like Nike

Facebook like Nike

Facebook like Dike

Facebook like Dike

Facebook like Vike

Facebook like Vike

@DunneFrankowski x @Toast_festival coffee bar

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Not that I’m in any shape to be building things at the moment thanks to my broken leg, but I designed the bar above with a view to watching someone else build it.

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A fair amount was changed by my overskilled labourer, Seth Taylor, but he has to be given something for his hard work. Hope that doesn’t come across bad.

Toast festival is on the 1st and 2nd of June at Red Gallery on Rivington st, London.

Come along for some great coffee from the bar and then take in the rest of the show.

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@DunneFrankowski Cupping Class Matt

 

Tasting Class matt for DunneFrankowski's cuppings

Tasting Class matt for DunneFrankowski’s cuppings

At DunneFrankowski they offer a tasting class that guides participants through the science of taste and the components of flavour that can be found in coffee.

It’s a great course, that I have done myself, and introduces the murky and poorly titled world of Cupping to the consumer.

Cupping is just drinking coffee with a spoon from a cup, nothing weirder than that. It is very useful for evaluating coffee and tea as the coffee grounds are not filtered, hot water is simply poured over a consistent dose of coffee. This is where the spoon comes in, cuppers can share the cup hygienically as they rinse the spoon, and the cup is kept firmly on the table to prevent agitation from changing the extraction.

The above image is a place-matt that I designed to help the students understand the process and give them a simple way to evaluate what it is that they are tasting.

This design will be taken further, but it’s secret right now so check back later for the next installation.