Fashion Trends We Don't Understand, Using AI to Analyze Fonts, Inside a Legendary Piano Factory & More

The Core77 team spends time combing through the news so you don’t have to. Here’s a weekly roundup of our favorite finds from the World Wide Web:

A New York apartment like the one in Friends will cost you about 5 large. Plus, how much apartments cost in the post-war era.

Don’t use this waffle iron pre-caffeine unless you want sticky fingers.

Core77 has you covered on the shoe design beat—the clippity clop horse-shoe design beat, that is… (Part 1, Part 2)


One month left to catch Hippie Modernism in Berkeley.

This week in fashion trends we don’t understand: not fully putting your feet into your shoes and this $2,145 IKEA bag. Fashion, man. 

Along those same lines:

Congrats to our friend Michael DiTullo for launching his own studio!

IDEO’s new ‘Font Map‘ uses artificial intelligence to surface new relationships across fonts.

More Tesla news: They’re making a pickup truck. We can’t wait to see what it looks like (swoopy F-150?).

Barbie is now a YouTuber. There is so much, yet so little to say about this.

A car-free Earth Day in Manhattan should be… interesting.

A photo tour documenting the production process at Steinway & Sons, the world’s most legendary piano factory.

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Shout out to the woman who brought paint samples to the #Hockney

— Agnes (@agnesfrim) April 19, 2017