Over the last week or so the design blog world has exploded with the excited chatter that can only accompany a new find. Well, two or three weeks ago two women launched Unhappy Hipsters from an undisclosed location somewhere in the US.
The authors have so far remained anonymous but ought to have landed a book deal by mid next week. What is Unhappy Hipsters? In a word, delicious.
The take photographs from Dwell magazine and then caption them. Hilarity ensues. Here are a few of their gems.
The octopus was full of judgment.
(Photo: Mark Compton; Dwell, October 2009)
Everyone always leaves.
(Dwell, April 2009)
Trapped by the tawny palette, he struggled through yet another brown knit scarf.
(Photo: Randi Berez; Dwell, September 2005)
It became their routine. And so the evenings stretched out before him: still, gray, and gravel-strewn.
(Photo: Dean Kaufman; Dwell, November 2006)
You can come out when you can properly explain the differences between Modernist architecture and postmodern ornamentation.
(Photo: Craig Cutler; Dwell, February/March 2006)
I think this is a scream of course. But what say ye? Is Unhappy Hipsters a hit or a miss?