A good reminder for confusing times.
Forwards Always is a collection of poems to be read aloud. According to the author the book is a toy, a script, a game and a puzzle. And the poems are activated through performance and play. How you choose to make sense of them is up to you and your audience. Apparently there is a good one about melons.
Made me smile.
“It is a sign of great inner insecurity to be hostile to the unfamiliar.”
― Anaïs Nin
This portable watercolor palette with built-in water containers makes me want to break out my watercolor equipment from art school again.
“Life can disappear on us just like a cup of coffee consumed on autopilot. In other words, to really experience life itself, as opposed to just more thinking about life, we need to remember we’re having an experience.”
I am completely smitten by this collection of videos created by Dina Amin. On Fridays she picks a random product, disassembles it, examines it and makes a stop motion story with its parts. This is delightful!
Love hearing fellow founders tell their stories. In this case Sarah Krauss, founder of S’well bottles.
Now I am wondering, how do I get a call from one of the Oprah Magazine editors to run an article about Tattly?
“If you want to build a ship, dont drum up the people to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast endless sea.”
– Antoine De Saint-Exupery
“Minimalism is not the lack of something. It is simply the perfect amount of something.”
— Najahyia Chinchilla
From this this CreativeMornings talk
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“Life is a good teacher and a good friend. Things are always in transition, if we could only realize it. Nothing ever sums itself up in the way that we like to dream about. The off-center, in-between state is an ideal situation, a situation in which we don’t get caught and we can open our hearts and minds beyond limit. It’s a very tender, nonaggressive, open-ended state of affairs.”
When Things Fall Apart: Tibetan Buddhist Nun and Teacher Pema Chödrön on Transformation Through Difficult Times
Slowfactory launched a new silk scarf with an image of the Moon taken from Apollo 13 mission in April, 1970 with a Hasselblad film camera. A beauty!
Tattly is turning 6! So many feelings!
Did you know, that each time you purchase Tattly, a generous cut is going back to the artist? And when we say generous, we mean generous: We just reached a million in artist royalties! I am proud of my super hard working and fun team!
Just like the past 5 years, we are celebrating with a totally nutso 50% off sale. Make sure to check out the brand-new packs that come in a small tin can and are perfect for any party: Floral Pack, Realistic Tattly Pack or the Funnest Tattly Pack!
Happy our birthday to you!