Friday Link Pack

– This shoe organizer seems quite useful.

Mondaine launches the first wristwatch created using natural castor oil.

Real Life is ups and downs.

– Lovely episode of the Clever Podcast with the beautiful soul Paola Antonelli.

– Every new or soon-to-be-new-parent should read this raw and honest story on fatherhood by Phil Toledano.

– I truly enjoyed this conversation between Steven Pressfield and Mark McGuinness. If you don’t know his books, look him up.

How to find love.

– My son (7) loves this book by Jon Burgerman so much! It’s like rocket fuel for his imagination.

A photographer’s old college classmates, back then and now.

– This Silicone Dish Scrubber seems smart.

Mother by Amanda Palmer. (via)

– An uplifting read: How the ‘Shalane Flanagan Effect’ Works

This Instagram account asks good questions.

Real Life is ups and downs.

Stray Cats Captured in Martial Arts Poses by Hiroyuki Hisakata

A Pine Romance. Switzerland is so darn majestic. (Thanks Cory)

– Did you know Tattly offers custom temporary tattoos for your next event, tradeshow, company give away etc?

Friday Link Pack

– These mugs are beautiful.

Go home evolution, you’re drunk.

– These pop-up bike racks ‘disappear’ into the pavement when they’re not in use

Setu is a community-driven directory for yoga teachers.

Getting blunt with my daughters, because #metoo.

Something is wrong on the internet, an essay on YouTube, children’s videos, automation, abuse, and violence.

– The mini lumio is magical.

– I have been looking for a jewelry box. I think I found it.

– Research: For Better Brainstorming, Tell an Embarrassing Story

Kids, Would You Please Start Fighting?

This is brilliant.

– Guy films brilliant ad to auction off his girlfriend’s used car, but it worked too well.

– Some good tips in here: Time Management and Productivity Tricks

– Ashamed to work in Silicon Valley: how techies became the new bankers

– This is a decorative way to keep matches in your home.

Every Exhibition Held at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Presented in a New Web Site: 1929 to Present

How to make individual Mac & Cheese cups

9 Simple Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi Network

Hate the iPhone X notch? There’s an app for that

– Fascinating: This bike helmet is like an airbag for your head

– These pixelated tea towels would look good in my kitchen.

– “As long as you are tactful, 95% people are extremely receptive to a clear “no.” Especially if you tell them why.” Saying No with Grace

Get your veggies on!

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Big thanks to Mondaine for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week.

Mondaine launches the first wristwatch created using natural castor oil. SBB essence, a collection that combines the brand’s classic minimalist appeal with modern eco-friendly design, also comes with a natural rubber strap and a reusable carrying case made from recycled PET bottles. Perfect to hold a phone or sunglasses.

This Swiss-made watch comes at a very giftable price and is sure to make a statement about your style.

Swiss Miss readers can preorder here before it launches to the public on November 15th.

(Interested in sponsoring a week of my RSS feed, learn more here.)

Friday Link Pack

A library card scarf. Love.

– Wow, what a beauty of a waste bin.

– It’s a sale on top of a sale! Savings of 75% off regular price thru Sunday at Tattly. Check out the sale collection now!

– A Book Apart launched a new book: The New CSS Layout

A book on confidence.

Hybrid Chair.

How to Roast Brussels Sprouts

Bamboo Forest on a Roof. YES!

The new Sonos One with voice activation is a delight. I love how the Sonos system lets me easily connect my speaker in my living room, bathroom and kitchen. Makes listening to podcasts while cleaning so much more entertaining! :)

Why COOs Should Think Like Behavioral Economists

– Adam Grant’s simple matrix to get employees or kids more engaged

– In 1955, this tiny electric narrow gauge train was installed in New York’s Holland Tunnel, driven by traffic cops to monitor & slow vehicles

How to influence company culture

4 tips for talking to people you disagree with

A monthly mix of house music. Perfect for exercise, coding, driving etc. Each mix is named after a pantone color.

When you buy from a small business

– Nov 1 is the 1st day for enrolling in health coverage at Here are ways how you can help spread the word!

How to be the best artist in the world. (via)

– I like what this new brand Skylar Yoo is up to: Lady power!

– Wonderfully inspiring new episode of Hurry Slowly with record-breaking marathon swimmer Kim Chambers. Listen in!

Geometric Birds and Other Designs Formed From Bright Folded Paper

– Create more value than you capture! That should be every entrepreneur’s aspiration. Tesla gives technology away for free.

– This is shocking: After employees vote to unionize, Gothamist and DNAinfo are shut down by its owner. And all archives have been deleted!

Ford built a robot butt to test the seats in its cars

– This made me laugh: A photo representing Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram and LinkedIn.

– This laundry detergent makes my home smell so good: Zum Clean.

– “Time spent fretting about our status as impostors is time away from dancing with our fear, from leading and from doing work that matters.” Read Seth Godin’s full post.

– My friends who love to cook are really into the scented Tattly Herb Set by Vincent Jeannerot.

Friday Link Pack

I spoke at Adobe MAX last week!

The TBH app: What parents should know about this hot new app for kids

Humblebragging just makes you look like a fraud.

Why is it you can sense when someone is staring at you?

The Silent Rise of the Female Driven Economy

This rain poncho!

Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant Is Also Going To Purify Sea Water

How to Power Dress Like History’s Greatest Women

Lego builds life-size Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1 car

– Photographer Spends Almost 10 Years Photographing the Most Beautiful Libraries Around the World

Google and the resurgence of Italian Design

– Some of the design fails in this post made me laugh out loud.

– This sloth pillow made me smile.

– These Fiber Art Rainbows are charming

– This made me laugh: Walk On The Wild Side – Funny Talking Animals

Every IKEA Product translated. FUN! (via)

– This is a beautiful planter.

Rainbow kitten makes everything better.

Friday Link Pack


Björk interviews herself.

– I’m a CEO: Here’s how I taught my daughter, from a young age, to thrive as a professional

Notion is a unified & collaborative workspace for your notes, wikis, and tasks.

One person’s history of Twitter, from beginning to end

– Desperate to quit your job? Read this first.

I agree with Grace: These book lists should really be curated more thoughtfully.

– Americans are pack rats. Swedes have the solution: ‘Death cleaning.’ (via)

Swipe Fatigue: How online dating is failing us

Getting Comfortable Versus Getting Lazy

– Is something upsetting you? Watch this. (via)

– Thanks to this blog post by Yancey (and Craig Mod) I know use Outlook on my phone for my email. It’s fantastic.

– I am finally embracing Farro.

Cute emergency.

I asked Tinder for my data. It sent me 800 pages of my deepest, darkest secrets (via)

– Hmm.. Everything in your life, right now, is a reflection of what you believe you deserve.

– Jan Tschichold: A Brief History of the Ampersand

– In two weeks I am going to give Getaway a try. Tiny cabins in the woods.

This sleek, modern vessel is both a watering can and pitcher for watering both you and your plants!

– Forget the carving, here’s your DIY Tattly Pumpkin.

Why You Shouldn’t Buy a “New” Book on Amazon

Friday Link Pack


– You have read this, right? ‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia

– IKEA introduces ‘LURVIG,’ the company’s first collection of furniture and accessories for pets

The 2017 MacArthur Fellows.

How to clear the data on your old phone before you sell it.

The woman in the room.

The Wirecutter got a facelift.

– This container home in the middle of the desert made me look.

– What are white writers for?

– Hiring: It’s About Cultural Contribution, Not Cultural Fit

Why do communities exist? For internal or external purpose? Or both?

To give better feedback, you must fully understand the agony of receiving it

How stores trick you into buying more things.

– If only all Twitter conversation were this pure.

– This must indeed be the best Google Image Search of all times.

This made me laugh. Tragically.

– A woman saw a pigeon in danger so she called the pigeon a cab.

– Students email professor with study question, get an unexpectedly kind response

This prosthetic transforms your hand into a tool

– I asked on Twitter “What is a book that has changed your life?” The answers are amazing.

– Please tell me you have watched Paola Mendoza’s tremendous CreativeMornings talk?

– Get spooky with the Tattly Graveyard Set.

Friday Link Pack

World’s smallest cup of coffee

– The third season of Michael Bierut’s podcast The Design of Business / The Business of Design has launched

– “There are two types of time: Dead time — where you are passive and biding and Alive time — where you are learning and acting and leveraging every second towards your intended future. Which will this be for you?” Alive Time vs Dead time. (via Jocelyn)

Work and the loneliness epidemic.

– I buy wine based on the label design. Can’t help it. I’d buy these.

– What an incredible human being. Watch the video.

-This article on how to deal with assholes is the most refreshing thing I have read in a long time. (via Jocelyn)

– I am about to step up my pancake game with this Batter Dispenser.

The AIGA Guide to Careers in Graphic and Communication Design

Google Pixel Buds are wireless earbuds that translate conversations in real time

Fully agree with Guy Kawasaki. He warns that Facebook should be wary of alienating its user base.

– This kids winter hat has a built-in flash light. Fun.

– This Cat LED nightlight is quite adorable.

10 great resources for women entrepreneurs

– These candle holders made me laugh.

Of all the virtues, “hope” is one of the most-needed in our time.

Spotify’s Time Capsule personalized playlists

– This adorable kids blanket won my heart.

Beauty Warriors.

– My team put together some pretty fun Tattly Halloween Costume ideas.

Friday Link Pack

A ballerina dances as the joints on her body are traced with a computer-generated rotoscope animation technique, an algorithm that brings a mathematical layer to her natural movements.

– If you haven’t watched this brand new talk by Paola Mendoza, the artistic director of the WomensMarch, please take a few minutes to do so. It will light a fire in your heart.

GOODNEWSPAPER prints the stories of the people, ideas, and movements that are changing the world for the better.

Fixing the ‘Brain Damage’ Caused by the I.P.O. Process

Care by Volvo is a car subscription service.

How To Buy Your First Home: A No Nonsense Step-by-Step Guide

– Fascinating: Elizebeth Smith Friedman, a puzzle-solving heroine of the world wars. (via Manu)

Poetic Computation is a book website that made me look. Created by HAWRAF.

– I am in love with the Mechanical Pencil, made from a solid piece of metal and designed to last a lifetime.

– Excted for this: Blue Planet II: The Prequel

Immigrants are over-represented among Nobel Prize winners, patent holders, MacArthur genius grant winners. (via Adam Grant)

– I like this cafe owner’s sense of humor.

On living in an interrupt culture. (via Jocelyn)

Patagonia Has Launched Its Own Online Thrift Store. Brilliant.

A soapless tunnel washing truck in Switzerland. The Swiss crack me up. EVERYTHING is so neat and perfect. Even the tunnels.

Tinybop apps are now on the web, for use on any computer or device, in classrooms everywhere.

This man survived the atomic bomb drop on Nagasaki, Japan. He has a message for the U.S. and North Korea.

How to import all of your podcasts from iTunes/Apple Podcasts to RadioPublic

When you create a solid routine, you save your willpower for the stuff that matters.

– This portable kids toy box is quite smart.

New personal rule: If I “think a compliment”, I force myself to tell the person that triggered the thought. We don’t compliment enough!

– oooh! This side table!

This colander made me laugh!

– A top recruiter lists the red flags that ruin any interview. I definitely never asked enough questions back in the day when I was interviewing for a position!

Faroe Islands. I want to see this IRL one day.

How to be a modern parent

These ladies are so adorably excited about our scented Tattly. Made me smile.

Friday Link Pack

– I’d go camping in a fancy airstream.

Are you a climate optimist?

Good News for Young Strivers: Networking Is Overrated (via Jocelyn)

– A super short video showing how air moves due to a passing truck. (via)

– For the germophobe: Disposable Airplane Seat Cover

Typely is an online proofreading tool. (via Jocelyn)

Do Artists and Designers Have an Obligation To Be Political?

What Is Luck?

Roger is a video walkie talkie for Mac.

– What does a daily recommended amount of fruits and vegetables look like? Here you go.

– Every week my design team takes existing Tattly and creates a hack. Check them out. So creative!

How to Make Closer Friendships

– I keep coming back to these mesmerizing GIFs.

White privilege explained.

Wash Your Clothes On The Go With Scrubba

– Brand logos drawn from memory by 150 people

We still live in a culture in which white people are very seldom stopped from doing anything they want to do, and when they are stopped or challenged, get extraordinarily upset about it.

Round 3 of Jimmy Kimmel’s Health Care Battle

– I know what I might do this weekend: Pom Pom Mobile

An instagram dedicated to making pasta. (via)

– Apparently you can teach cats tricks!

– Some of these book dedications are hilarious.

– This dad bag fanny pack made me shiver. (via)

– Did you know Tattly works with fragrance house Agilex to make scented temporary tattoos?

Friday Link Pack

A masterpiece in the making: The Leica M10

– I would hang this in my living room. For sure.

How to recycle.

– OMG! This Is a Generic Millennial Ad

– Textured tote from Iittala in collaboration Issey Miyake. Beautiful.

Illusions tableware. Weird.

How to repair a wet, damaged book

The LuMee iPhone case comes with a built-in light.

– Love this: Brief, a Chrome extension with one very simple goal: to keep your emails under 125 words. (via)

Streetview of the 1980s in New York

– Turn yourself or your kid into a Taco this Halloween.

Elon Musk Reveals the Main Reason He’s Trying to Make as Much Money as Possible

– This made me laugh: iPhone X home button dongle

– The fine folks at HelpScout put together an education resource for companies and teams who want to create better customer experiences: HelpU

– Every looking for services that will transcribe a conversation you recorded? Here are a few resources listed. (via)

– This is a good-looking laundry bag.

– What an unusual looking speaker.

How To Retain More From The Books You Read In 5 Simple Steps (via)

This guy deserves a medal.

– Stinking cute: Rechargeable, battery-powered bedside light, styled as a retro camera.

– These are beautiful Salad Servers.

How Apps Can Make Your Vacation Better

Interesting read: We remember the disadvantages we’ve overcome, but gratitude & compassion stem from recalling advantages we’ve had.

– Completely ridiculous: Fish Flip Flops. Made me laugh.

Why do you take so long in the shower?

– Wow, this Fondue pot!

– LOL! A sausage dog bench.

You are totally magic.

Friday Link Pack

– The Snowball of debt as percentage of GDP

– Stunning ballpoint pen drawings.

Simple iPhone trick frees up storage space you didn’t know you had (via)

– This all-in-one living cube is pretty cool.

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

How to Make Friends—Literally

– This made me smile: Players find out their coach used to tour with MC Hammer and make him do the Hammer Time dance. He nails it.

– This is a lovely, minimal cube necklace.

The 3 types of bullshit feedback — and what to do about them

– I want to visit The Hill of Buddha one day.

Bedtime stories about race and social justice

Adult-Sized Little Tikes-Inspired Car Spotted in UK

Learn Tai Chi Online. I love the internet so much.

A Simple, Inexpensive Trick to Find Out Exactly What Your Voice Sounds Like to Other People

– This Friday Link Pack was dispatched while on vacation in the Swiss Alps. Prost!

Friday Link Pack

(via this post by Sean Blanda)

The Paradox of Tolerance

Why Six Hours Of Sleep Is As Bad As None At All

Accidental Wes Anderson Sets in Real Life

– There’s a podcast festival happening in NYC, early September. Looks fun!

Ear Hustle brings you stories of life inside prison, shared and produced by those living it.

– Impressive: Illuminated Kirigami Lamp of a Castle in the Sky

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

– I love this kids Tee!

– Some of these made me laugh out loud: 30 things my neighbor Kathy said to help me bounce back after the divorce.

This Is How Your Fear and Outrage Are Being Sold for Profit

– Christoph Niemand will be having a show called The Masters Series in NYC this fall! The retrospective will showcase Christoph’s inventiveness through never-before-seen work from his personal collection, illustrations, magazine covers, animations and digital works that have built his reputation as one of the most renowned creative talents in the field today.

– This Vegan Oreo Fidget Spinner made me laugh.

Above the Fold is a Myth.

– Love love love this wall grid.

– There are no negotiated salaries or raises at Basecamp. Everyone in the same role at the same level is paid the same. Equal work, equal pay. How we pay people at Basecamp

– The Creative Playdate Podcast is for parents that are pursuing creative careers. I enjoyed this podcast with illustrator Keith Negley.

Six Scandinavian Raincoats

The Dieline asked me some questions about what it was like to start Tattly.

Friday Link Pack

Yale Launches an Archive of 170,000 Photographs Documenting the Great Depression

– For parents: Bowing to inherent goodness. Tara Brach’s guided meditations have carried me through a really difficult 2016. I appreciate her and her mind so much.

– These are beautiful serving utensils.

– I love how Joanna Goddard’s home feels.

– My favorite office mug.

9 Terms You See on Sunscreen Bottles, Defined

An underwater treadmill.

– WOW! VSCO launches its first video editing tool

Reclaiming my time.

Do These 5 Emotionally Intelligent Things Within 5 Minutes Of Meeting Someone (via)

– Did you know that you can use a pasta maker as a printing press?

We the people necklace.

– Did you know that in in Alabama, it is illegal to have an ice-cream cone in your back pocket? This photo project documents unusual laws across all 50 US states.

– Imagine a thousand eyes staring at you in your home.

The Pessimist’s Umbrella

– My heart! Penguin Swims Thousands of Miles Every Year to Return to the Man Who Rescued Him

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study. But what about the hipster fiddle-leaf fig tree?

– Japanese designer creates a pair of pigeon shoes to make friends with the local birds

– Love this geometric print.

Tattly’s new Tin Can Packs are a huge hit.

Friday Link Pack


– I love the premise of this service: Stitch is the world’s only companionship community created by members, for members. Our members are often fulfilled with family, work, and finances, but are looking for something more in their lives: partners, friends, companionship. Everybody needs company, no matter what their age is.

– This good-looking backpack uses clever design to defy pickpockets on your daily commute.

– Gah! The IKEA x Hay’s Collaboration is making me swoon

– This would be my Happy Place.

The 12 Stages of Burnout (via)

– Hey Adobe, I want this User Interface to exist.

One of the most common questions in American small talk is considered rude in much of the world

A radio in a jar.

– Research: “Homework in elementary school does not contribute to academic achievement,” but daily reading does. (via)

Concrete sculptures by David Umemoto

An Honest Cover Letter

10+ People Who Found The Best Things In Thrift Stores, Flea Markets And Garage Sales
5 Exercises That Break Down Barriers by IDEO

Raising a Truly Bilingual Child

This made me laugh!

Blueberry bread and butter pudding? Yum.

How to Turn Your Used Electronics Into Cash

– Some of these made me laugh: 10+ Times People Absolutely Won The Food Lottery

10 Ways You’re Making Your Life Harder Than It Has To Be

The Annual Home Maintenance Checklist

– I like this Yamazaki Trash Can.

– “People who drink around 3 cups of coffee a day may live longer than non-coffee drinkers,” landmark study finds. (via)

Try Studio is a platform that empowers one-on-one private lessons in all things creative. Love this so much!

– My egg obsession continues: 11 Tips from Chefs for Cooking Perfect Eggs

– Need to a good gift for kids? The Funnest Pack will win you points and laughs!

Friday Link Pack

This Twitter account is priceless.

See an Incorrect Google Result? Here’s How to Fix It

Vintage Photos Reveal the Gritty NYC Subway in the 70s and 80s

Host to be an inspiring leader

How to use one-handed keyboard mode on iPhone

– “Your future depends on doing agreements with good people.” All deals are handshake deals

– I love this standing desk design. Would have never guessed it’s an IKEA desk.

There will be a steak emoji! All is good with the world!

The winners of the 2016 50 Books/50 Covers competition

– These cat houses made me smile.

You are the best thing I never planned. Uniqlo t-shirt by Sarah Kay

The people worth impressing.

– Did you know a spray bottle filled with Vodka and lavender essential oils can freshen your clothes between wears? (via)

This quote!

You can watch even more historic NASA flight footage on YouTube now

– Love this cloud poster!

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits

I feel this.

Chill out with 10 full hours of relaxing Planet Earth mountain footage

Lifelong marriage is going out of style for young people—and their grandparents

The Alternative to Thinking All the Time (via)

– I really enjoyed listening to David Hieatt tell his story. I admire his vision and mission driven approach to entrepreneurship.

– If I was in the market for a new bed, I’d consider this one. I love mine though!


– Psst… Tattly turned six last week. Just like every year we are celebrating with a totally nutso 50% off Birthday Sale.

Friday Link Pack

Artist Serene Teh created a brilliant page-flipping live animation of Assassin’s Creed with ink on paper

A short history of global living conditions

– I want this Courage pin!

This post makes me want to buy a pool noodle!

– Wow. Buffer has a completely transparent product roadmap. (via)

We Don’t Meet Anyone by Accident

– I work with wonderful humans: Guggenheim Friday Lego Winedown

– These are helpful not just in a sales environment: 23 Email Sales Lines to Spur Action.

LinkedIn Is Testing A New Feature That Matches You With A Mentor

– What the what? Pollock chocolate bar?

– This made me smile: The three cleaning graces

This cat bed!

11 ways that I, a white man, am not privileged, by Matt Caron

An inflatable tent.

– These amphibious adventure sneakers are made from Algae

A planter with a face on it!

– This cactus car charger is cute.

– I love love love classic Turkish towels.

– I can’t handle the cuteness of this ‘walk-bike‘ for little ones.

– I just dealt with a seriously clogged toilet and this article on how to fix it was helpful. I didn’t realize it was about moving the water back and forth, not air. Doh.

– The big whale in the Natural History Museum is my favorite. Here’s how he gets cleaned.

– This jetpack backpack is pretty darn adorable.

– This is one beautiful Glass French Press.

– Honored to be speaking at the AIGA Design Conference 2017 this October in Minnesota.

– Put an Avocado on it.

Friday Link Pack

A Yawning Kodiak Bear Slowly Takes a Seat Next to a Group of Riverside Photographers in Alaska

– Absolutely stunning paper sculptures.

– I realize I am late to the party but I absolutely love the iPhone 7 Plus Portrait mode.

– Oooooh, love the bookchair.

Millennials’ Favorite Brands.

People Are Sharing Photos of Real-Life Places That Belong in a Wes Anderson Film

– Continuously impressed by some of Target’s home accessory lines. Apparently they are launching some new home and apparel brands.

– This is wonderfully weird: Exercises in making poster designs move to music (via)

– You can get anything printed on this custom swim suit.

Muista could make me consider getting a standing desk.

– Interesting: The Difference Between Tylenol, Aspirin, Advil, and Aleve

This camping cutlery tool set speaks to my Swiss heart.

– These blue grey bed linen look beautiful.

This Coat Hanger Will Deodorize Your Clothes

– This wall hook is beautiful.

A unicorn diffuser? Made me laugh.

Amazon’s Alexa now has more than 15,000 skills

– With Internet privacy disappearing, here’s a useful guide on how to go invisible online.

Google developed a school curriculum to help kids fight trolls and hackers (via)

52 Research Terms you need to know as a UX Designer

Feelings in a jar.

– 101 books to dive into this summer: a massive reading list

Recently turns your camera roll in a monthly magazine.

– Facebook introduces workplace.

– Tattly asked: What Does Being An American Mean to You?

Friday Link Pack

Michael Ventura spoke at CreativeMornings/NYC on how we have savant-like talents residing in us and we don’t take enough changes to find out.

– Super cool: NASA Apollo Saturn V Lego set

– You can now search for jobs on Google. Wow.

Send this 9 year old a birthday Tweet. I just did. He is being bullied. Let’s shower him with love.

– I could use this at the office: Tip-Proof drinkware.

These photographs are stunning.

Chill desk looks super versatile.

Instagram tests favorites, a major rethinking of private sharing (via)

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?

Neuroscience Tells Us How to Hack Our Brains for Success

– KILD architects have designed a wildlife crossing that will help animals pass over a busy highway near Seoul in South Korea. Beautiful.

The 25 most influential people on the internet, according to TIME Magazine.

– Every citizen of the U.S.A should know about

Go Pro now offers a drone. This is the first time I’d consider getting one.

It’s a Llama. It’s a doorstop. It made me laugh.

Wealthsimple is beautifully designed and seems incredibly thoughtful.

Our Mothers as We Never Saw Them

– Live in NYC? La Marina is magical. We are having our next CreativeMornings there and I CAN NOT WAIT!

– Do you ever wonder if you’re normal? This can help.

– My friend raved about Chime, an app to find a babysitter. Looks really good.

– Hey New Yorkers with interest in Swiss culture: Alain Tanner movies are coming to Metrograph in NYC.

How to Live With Critics (Whether You’re an Artist or the President)

– Lovely: A DIY Japanese kite kit that comes in its own reusable cardboard briefcase.

Philographics is a visual dictionary of philosophy explaining big ideas in simple shapes.

– How did I not know about

– It’s 4th of July weekend. Put a burger on the grill and a Rosemary Tattly on you.

Friday Link Pack (late on Sunday)

You Are Not What You Earn, by Alain de Botton

Sweden’s gender-neutral preschools produce kids who are more likely to succeed

– For the pizza lover: Fluffy Pizza Pillow.

Language alters our experience of time (via)

Twist is a communication app for teams.

Tips for learning a foreign language.

Emoji in architecture.

How To Build an Igloo

– Here’s a framework to help you build meaningful communities.

– This weighted eye pillow made me laugh.

Write a letter of resignation, but don’t deliver it.

– This made me smile: UX of Parenting

Nine minutes of video filmed in New York City in 1911

Why you will marry the wrong person.

– “Executive and team portraits for startups can to be a bit of a drag. From the boring “Hey! It’s me in front of a wall!” shots to the corny “Look at us! We’re so fun!” kind.” Staff Portraits For Startups, by Wesley Verhoeve

– “Good lord, evolution, what is that?”

– No matter what kind of stuff you tell the world, or tell yourself, your actions reveal your real values.

– Interesting read: The funny thing about wanting something badly, by David G. Jensen (via)

– Kids off to summer camp? Send them some Tattly Camp Bundles!

Friday Link Pack

Rollin’ Wild what if animals were round?

– These croissant faces made me laugh!

– These female support system hooks are everything! The placement of the screws. YES! (via)

– I can’t stop watching this.

Hear Bob Dylan’s Newly-Released Nobel Lecture: A Meditation on Music, Literature & Lyrics

The Problem With Life.

– Sophie Greenspan is doing a small paper cut-out each day for a 100 days.

LEGO cats! Wow! (via Chris)

– These paper sculpture birds! WOW!

– Some of these same sex wedding photos go right in the heart.

10 Outdoor Art Projects That Are Easy to Clean Up

This throw!

– I didn’t know albino dolphins existed.

Pics Of Cats High On Catnip

– “If you have ceiling fans, make sure they’re spinning counter-clockwise, which helps keep air moving and keeps things feeling cool. In the winter, fans should rotate clockwise to push the air upward and circulate warm air.” That’s one of many Life Hacks for Staying Cool This Summer

You Should Renew Your Domains Before They Expire

– “One of the most valuable lessons I have learned over the years, and that I have observed many senior leaders struggle with, is the ability to set aside multiple hours per week to think.” 10 things new startup design leaders should do

– Here’s how you can make your own eco-friendly shaving cream. I’ll try this with my kids, just for the fun of it.

– Did you know Tattly collaborated with VOGUE to bring some of their vintage illustrations to your skin?

Friday Link Pack

Need proof that you should never give up on your dream? Here you go! Yep, it made me sob.

– 60 prompt cards with ideas and questions to help us to find confidence and battle against timidity.

– I want to hang this figure it out banner everywhere. Especially my kids’ rooms.

This commercial featuring the iconic blue IKEA bag is pretty poetic.

A Chrome extension that always redirects Amazon to so you give with every purchase. (via)

Relationship advice, distilled from 700+ older people

– A NYC style pour over coffee maker. Made me laugh.

– My daughter would love this rainbow-panda pencil pouch.

Saddest phone ever lapel pin.

– This work table!

– Serve milk for your coffee in style with this ceramic beauty.

– Always coming back to this classic stool/side table. One day I will own one.

– Truly interesting read on morning routines

– Now this is a refreshing way to deal with ants.

– David Shrigley Be nice tea towel.

– Couldn’t help but giggle seeing these ear buds.

How to preserve your herbs so they stay fresh longer

This Twitter account keeps making me laugh. I want to hug the person that is the Photoshop wizzard behind it all.

– Change may be inevitable. But our relationship to change can be better or worse. We can use change well or we can be baffled and distressed by change. We can grow or diminish. This essay explores the four key problems that can occur around change – and what we can do about them.

– Here’s your chance to give a 7 minute talk at the August CreativeMornings in NYC. Apply by June 20th.

– Tattly got a shout-out for some of the pride designs in the NYTimes Style Section yesterday! Here is the entire pride collection.

Friday Link Pack

See a decade of change in NYC thanks to Google Street View

It’s not healthy to spend too much time alone in the confines of your own mind

Extraordinary routines.

– A brief history of America’s shameful inaction on climate change

Noisli helps me focus.

– Damián Ortega’s Disassembled Art Installations

Take all of my money.

Warby Parker’s Prescription Check app lets you skip the eye doctor

– My kids would approve of this gigantic emoji beach blanket.

Body: Why do I feel terrible?

Nest’s latest home camera

– “Personal kanban”: a life-changing time-management system that explodes the myth of multitasking

How to track the smartphone apps that are tracking you

Minimal, geometric poster designed by Denmark based Wrong Studio.

– This Stay Warm Illustration made me chuckle.

I’m a woman in tech, and this is what I want in a company

– Oh, this retro desk clock is super nice. A bit pricy though.

Cooking hacks.

– This fish thermometer shows fahrenheit and celsius. Adorable.

– Made me laugh: Seven helpful tips on how to be miserable

– Summer is here! Tattly season.

Friday Link Pack

(via Emerline)

– Digital Revolution: More and More People Are Paying For Content

– My favorite scarf brand, Slowfactory, is running a sale! SPRING40 will take 40% off. Love this one, NYC by night.

Your summer 2017 reading list, provided by Bill Gates

– I always use paper bags for my recycling, but they tend to fall over. This bin will make it more sturdy, and it looks good. Totally getting one.

It was never a dress.

Activist mug.

Periodic table of NYC trash. (via)

Advice vs Feedback.

– This beach tent looks good for someone fair skinned like me.

– MoMA’s ‘unpacking the archive‘ exhibition celebrates 150 years of frank lloyd wright

– Yep, big believer in “suck it up Sundays“. I find them weirdly satisfying.

Airbnb started a magazine to share human stories.

How to customize your Facebook feed, how to improve what the algorithm shows you, how to set up lists that filter your feed, and how to control what you see as shortcuts in your sidebar.

– This Vietnamese playground with multicolored flags is lovely.

– Knife Skills: How to Clean, Trim, and Prepare Artichokes

Trump Snooze.

1Password introduces “Travel Mode” to protect your data when crossing borders

Is the gig economy working?


Amazon’s data-driven bookstores

– FieldNotes now offers a leather cover & memo books combo. Nice!

– Did you know Tattly makes scented Tattly? It’s like a visual perfume!