When Edward Snowden met journalists in his cramped room in Hong Kong’s Mira hotel in June, his mission was ambitious. Amid the clutter of laundry, meal trays and his four laptops, he wanted to start a debate about mass surveillance.
To mark the launch of a new digital platform, ‘WHY’, for Herman Miller furniture, Part of a Bigger Plan has created a short animated film telling the story of the illustrious company’s 108 years in 108 seconds. It’s an animated timeline of the company’s history and the designers it has worked with.
The network of routes known as the Silk Road connected Asia and Europe for centuries before fading in importance in the 1400s. Now, Hewlett-Packard has revived the route as a faster, overland alternative to shipping electronics from China to European markets by sea. A look at one section of the modern-day route, now more commonly traveled by train instead of by camel.