Blow My Mindsday: February 29, 2012

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can’t-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web.

The Au Vieux Panier hotel in Marseille, France has but five rooms total, but each are redesigned and reconfigured every year by internationally recognized artists and designers.

This space was conceptualized by famous street artist Tilt, who covered half the room in colorful graffiti while leaving the other half an austere white.

Doobtbrain highlights architect John Locke’s bookshelves, which he’s building inside unusedphone booths in New York City for his “Department of Urban Betterment” project.

Jeremy Ellis is a masterful finger drummer…be sure to watch the whole thing to see the variety of musical styles and instruments he’s able to recreate with the NI Maschine Mikro

In the US, Starbucks are all the same, kinda boring, and look mostly like, well, corporate coffee shops. But in Japan, it’s a whole ‘nother story. 

Stop-motion animated video created by 12,000 pieces of laser-cut construction paper.