Saturday Pharrell had a historical homecoming. He met students in his From One Hand To Another programs, received a key to the city of Virginia Beach from the Mayor at his Alma Mater at Princess Anne High School, celebrated the announcement that June 7th is officially Pharrell Williams’ Day in the state of Virginia, and then performed with N*E*R*D at ShaggFest.
Last week JR’s wheat paste crew came by and did a little installation on our office wall at the BBC / i am OTHER HQ. If these faces look familiar, it’s because they’re straight from JR’s project with Pharrell for W Mag. Hit the jump to read about and see the original picture from that shoot.
Not even the rain can stop Pharrell and The Baes from getting Happy on the Today Show. Hit the jump to watch the performances, and check out the BBC x Jellyfish Eyes tee he’s wearing.
We’ve teamed up with Pusta T’s VA boutique Creme to create an exclusive t-shirt in celebration of Pharrell’s homecoming performance at Shaggfest and the store’s one year anniversary. The shirt features the classic BBC astronaut graphic throwing a “V” up and an “A” down. A laurel wreath, taken from the Virginia flag, is also wrapped around the neck of the shirt. The limited edition shirt comes in two colorways, black and white, and will be sold at the BBC flagship in NYC and the Creme store in VA tomorrow, June 7th, and online on bbcicecream.com and creme321.com on June 14th.
The Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon Lapv 6.X feartures is capable of 150km/h speeds that can transport cargo of 1.3 tons. With a full steel body, a mine deflector plate on the vehicles floor., an individual tire inflation system, and a number of advanced tactical military technologies from EADS.
The Hammerhead Bike Navigation sn’t your typical GPS. It uses a series of colored LEDs as indicators, creating intuitive patterns that can be interpreted in your peripheral vision. As an added benefit, the device syncs wirelessly to your smartphone, letting you adjust the indicators, save and share routes, and even meet up with friends. You can even save routes to your phone and the onboard compass will guide you even without cellular signal.
The restoration of the Panthéon is one of the largest projects in Europe with self-supporting scaffolding all throughout. The Centre des Monuments Nationaux chose JR to create an installation inspired by INSIDE OUT. The European Photo Booth truck traveled to 9 major monuments in France to take portraits, which were plastered outside and inside the dome of the Panthéon. Hit the jump to see more pictures of the incredible installation that opens today.