LifePaint

Impressive: Volvo introduces LifePaint: A reflective spray only visible at night.

Michael Bierut on the Power of Logos

Michael Bierut interview at Design Indaba.

(via Quipsologies)

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Bike Seat and Stroller in One

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Only a concept at this point but seriously brilliant: Påhoj is a bike seat and stroller in one.

HUSTLE

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Hustle neon-sign. I totally want one.

Fit Pack

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Fit Pack
Fit Pack

Fit Pack is a stylish, functional backpack that has distinct gym and work compartments to keep your gear organized and protected. I’d totally use it.

Vintage Ice Cream Vendor Bike

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With a heavy heart I am parting with my beloved Norwegian Vintage Ice Cream Vendor Bike. Someone wonderful please give it a new home. Details here.

PS: You’re wondering why we’re selling this gem? We can’t fit it into our new space. Womp Womp

A Tale of Two Americas

What an incredibly powerful talk by Anand Giridharadas. Do yourself a favor and take 19minutes to watch this.

Spaceship Canopy

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I totally want this Spaceship Canopy in my new office. So much fun!

Bad Hair Day

This won the internet today.

After the Kodak Moment

Kodak has prioritized its patent portfolio and the Eastman Business Park since it declared bankruptcy in 2012. Despite some success, the company might never live up to the legacy of its own past. After the Kodak Moment.

Old-School Exercises

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These old-school exercise charts made me chuckle. Click through to mental floss for more.

Friday Link Pack

The Bucket Board by Mac Premo. YES!

– How to make your own bedside iPad stand.

– “When Instapaper creator Marco Arment was asked about his business model, he said, “I sell an app for money, then I spend less than I make.” Sell something for money, spend less than you make. Is there a better model?” Keep your overhead low

– This is a beauty: Brooks Hoxton Wire Bicycle Basket

– Wasn’t sure how I felt about Monica Lewinsky speaking at TED. Now that I’ve watched her talk in which she speaks on The Price of Shame, I give her my respect. This took guts.

– This magnetic bike lamp called Lucetta made me look.

– Love this Triangle Tote.

– Woah! Giant freezing waves in Nantucket. (Via)

Good Vibes Only.

– A glance behind the curtain: How CreativeMornings runs their 106 monthly chapters.

– My head just exploded: Watch this string quartet. They are all kids. Wow!

– What an honor to have our home featured on Joanna Goddard’s blog.

Mirror House.

Indoor Plant Care Tips from The Sill.

– I am moving my coworking space, CreativeMornings and Tattly into a beautiful old factory building in Boerum Hill in two weeks. Now I am hoping for a creative, cool company to take the downstairs storefront and become our neighbor!

– Come work with me! Tattly is hiring a full-time designer.

Buckminster Fuller on The Geodesic Life



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on The Geodesic Life in Episode 1, by Quoted Studios.

This guy!

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I will make sure we find a spot for this guy in our new office. (We are moving in less than two weeks! Eep!)

Disco Dog

Disco Dog

Please, dog owners, don’t yell at me for posting this absurd dog accessory: Disco Dog is the world’s first smartphone controlled LED dog vest. Best part: If the dog walks too far away from you the ‘lost dog mode’ is activated.

Watch the Kickstarter Video to see all the DISCO modes you can choose.

Canary Home Security System

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G and I installed (our Kickstarter purchased) Canary Home Security System today and we’re impressed. Easy to set up and an incredibly elegant user experience all around. It alerts us if there is motion detected in our home and lets us monitor air quality, temperature and humidity using internal sensors. Impressive!

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The Highlights of My Day

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My friend Inaki reads a book a week. I told him I want to subscribe to his Amazon Kindle Highlights. His response: The Highlights of My Day. Instant favorite! I love the internet so much.

Magic Paper

Magnetic Notes looks like a magical product, it’s a paper that sticks to any surface. Post-it notes on Steroids! We could totally use this in our studio!

(Great product idea but that Kickstarter video is painful)

Makers of Things

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Powerful quote from Dave Peth’s CreativeMornings talk.

Redesign for Joy

Some things are just plain annoying, unpleasant. My personal list of bummer experiences includes going to the post office, security at airports, changing sheets and dealing with health insurance. The fine folks at IDEO and Studio 360 are challenging these moments and want to flip it and find a way to infuse it with joy, very much inspired by Ingrid Fetell’s work Aesthetics of Joy.

What do you think needs redesigning? What do you find unnecessarily joyless? Leave a comment below. Or tweet about it with the hashtag #bringjoy.

Simple Tips for Success

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Really loving these Life Tips by Adam J. Kurtz.

(Did you know he is a Tattly artist?)

How to become a better person

My love for The School of Life keeps growing. This video is so good. Totally sharing with my kids.