Link List #31 - Friends of Friends / Freunde von Freunden (FvF)

Link List #31


At FvF, our days are digital, so it should be no surprise that we come across inspiring links all the time. With our Link List, we collect our best finds in one place and share them with you.

This edition of the Link List does some traveling. We’re bringing you stories from Detroit, Havana, Venice and much more fascinating content from our networks and from around the web. So sit back and have a read through articles ranging from an analysis of a Renaissance watermelon to a reflection on the Mall Rat.

  1. An architect describes living in the unique Detroit neighborhood, Lafayette Park.
  2. Sleek Mag consider new representations of the human anatomy in “HARDER BETTER FASTER STRONGER: The Body, Revisited”
  3. Amanda Walgrove writes on Why Upworthy Is Ditching Aggregation for Original Content, and Why Brands Should Too.
  4. Rolling Stone Magazine meets Ben Schlappig, the man who flies around the world for free.
  5. The Hipsters of Havana – See how Cuba’s millennials are untethered from the communist ideals of their parents.
  6. Artsy made some short films with Peggy Guggenheim and Vincent Meessen about the Ritual of Collaboration at the Venice Biennale
  7. In the 20th Anniversary of Clueless, Hopes and Fears looks back on “20 Years of Mall Culture”
  8. Ian Willms created this photo series about “The People You Meet While Traveling Cross Country on a Greyhound Bus”
  9. The Verge consider: Why are the most important people in media reading The Awl?
  10. Read this article that explores this elusive topic: How Do Independent Magazines Make Money?
  11. Vox report on a Renaissance painting that reveals how breeding changed watermelons.

Thanks for reading! We hope our links inspire you and give you a small window into what the FvF office is enjoying this week.

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