Sometimes the Internet depresses me, but often it is a great source of beauty in my life, especially since I get to intersect with bits of loveliness like these. This promo by luxury perfume company Diptyque, for example, for their new fragrance Volutes. The concept is ports of call around the world. The execution: kind of Art Deco animation, altogether enchanting. Fitting for a fragrance with flowers, honey, tobacco notes, peppers, saffron and myrrh. I only wish it were longer, with even a wisp of a story.
Sometimes you even get a charming tale in addition to the visual prettiness. A Fine Frenzy — the moniker of singer-songwriter Alison Sudol — recently put out this short animated fable about a tree named Pine and a bird named Bird, and what they do when their home is decimated. It’s quiet and lovely, a lot like A Fine Frenzy’s music:
She also released a video for her single “Avalanches” that features walking in the woods in a cloak with wolves. Fantasy life:
So there you have it: some ports of loveliness for your journeys on the Internet. Enjoy!