Friday Link Pack

My Year in Startup Hell, by Dan Lyons (via)

– I probably will never use this but fun idea: Sayable allows you to send a link with an easy to remember phrase (via)

– This Glue Gun Pin is so stinking adorable!

When Friends Are ‘Like Family’

– I keep coming back to the modular Brickbox Shelving system. One day, I’ll furnish a room with it. One day.

30 Things You Can Get Squeaky Clean with a Toothbrush

– This made me laugh: The World’s First Denim Drone Delivery. Also, love the ethos and values behind Hiut Denim Co. In an ideal world I’d only buy products that are created by people with values I believe in. David and his team are that.

– Instagram and the Cult of the Attention Web: How the Free Internet is Eating Itself

– I have one of these Monstera plants in my home and it makes me ridiculously happy.

Magnetic Kitchen Accessories.

– I want this sweater in my size: Fox on a bike with clouds.

– The Cactus Pillow made me chuckle.

I am a scientist. Neil deGrasse Tyson speaking on whether he is an atheist or not.

– I’d be ok checking things off on this to-do-list notepad by Rifle?

– There is something beautiful about a classic water carafe.

re.bin is a clever simple recycling bin.

– Designer turns a Mondrian painting into a playable Pong game. Fun.

– You can now watch 99U talks with their new Apple TV App.

Eerie compilation of deep sea creatures with unusual eyes.

– The new Philodendron Monstera Leaf Tattly by French watercolor artist Vincent Jeannerot is my new favorite. Buy one before end of day Sunday and you might be the winner of this beautiful print.

– Supercool job alert: The Whitney Museum in NYC is looking to hire a Web Developer.

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Friday Link Pack

This made me laugh: How to sound smart in your TEDx Talk

– Love this: Bhutan Honors Newborn Prince by Planting 108,000 Tree

– Here’s how you get your little one to eat greens.

– Deep: “You can’t steer a parked car!”

– Some simple, good tips in this post: “15 Ways to Delight Your Clients

– My sister is winning: Birth Order Doesn’t Affect Personality, but It Does Affect Intelligence

– Weird! The future? Robots that assist you. (via)

– A simple dish rack and drying matt in one.

– Some real gems can be found in John Maeda’s lawsof.design. Just dig.

– Terrifying. Scientists warn of dramatic climate shift much sooner than expected

– This face swap app called Masquerade is something else.

Ring lets you to see and speak with visitors at your door, from anywhere. Each doorbell is equipped with an HD camera with night vision and smart motion detection.

– “most of us are willing to be much more honest with our phones than with professionals, or even with our spouses and partners.” Interesting New York Times Article

From Film to Poster. (via)

Don’t agree with this one. Don’t think it ever pays off to burn a bridge. Anyone proof me wrong?

– “A healthy work-life balance isn’t about separation as much as how one influences the other.” – Jason Fried (via)

– This pocket scanner called Dacuda looks awesome. I want to totally give this a try.

– This fully assembled desk unfolds as an alternative to the slouched-over computer posture.

– Love these simple white ash baskets.

– I’d like my Bourbon with an ice ball moon, please.

– Cameron Moll writes about the art of the perfect job ad: “Mozilla’s nearly flawless job ad, and why.

– Tattly is coming out with scented tattoos in April. I might explode of excitement until then. Also, we are hiring a Wholesale Manager. Join us?

Friday Link Pack

ALIVE INSIDE follows social worker Dan Cohen as he fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate music’s ability to combat both memory loss and alzheimer’s and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it. A joyous exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls.


The Cocktail Computer

– So glad that my friend Maria pointed me to Tara Brach’s guided meditations a few years back. Pretty much listening to Tara’s soothing voice daily.

– I would totally be ok with this Le Corbusier Tapestry in my home.

– This is winning the internet: “Florida woman is fighting to keep her motorcycle-riding alligator

– Oh, please no: Flying Drone Billboards!

– This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Vintage Acorn Botanical Print. Lovley.

Kitchen Towel Display Ladder. Minimal and beautiful.

This site documents the beautiful and strange glitch art that happens at times when a computers are having a moment. Next time it happens to you, take a screenshot and submit yours! (I wish they wouldn’t repeat the Thanks Adobe overlay on every screenshot)

– My son would approve: Pizza Night Light.

Clay Shirky on how social media is reshaping politics in an “article” composed, of course, entirely of tweets (via)

Glitter beard kit? The end is near.

– The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler, is proposing the first ever effort to let internet users choose how much information an Internet Service Provider is allowed to collect, and how that information is used.

– Sophie Gamand takes photos of pit bull shelter dogs wearing flower crowns to help us see this breed in a more gentle light.

– This public lemon squeezer made me laugh.

– Woah: On April 10th, 2015, 17,857 people protested in front of the Spanish Parliament in the only way the Gag Law allowed them to, as holograms.

– I need to get one of these for my son’s LEGO.

Golden Ratio Cookie Cutter. Goes well with the Golden Ratio Tattly.

Good Luck Doormat.

Anton and I are psyched it’s the weekend!

– Come work with me, Tattly is hiring a Sales Manager.

Friday Link Pack

Gregory Porter: A Lion In The Subway

MONEY WORRIES? How to Worry Less

Google Photos on iOS just became a whole lot useful for iPhone 6S users.

– Ever had to look for a logo of a company? Instant Logo Search helps you find and download them instantly.

– Wow! I want to take take this IDEO workshop led by CEO Tim Brown: Leading for Creativity
– I hope this is not how my design team experiences me: CEO Helps Design Team

100 male agency staffers read heartbreaking quotes from their female co-workers

A cast iron skillet that is lighter than a MacBook Pro? YES!

– The New York Times has a new page featuring all Trending Articles.

– Thai artist ceates Ghostly 3D Paintings on layers of fine netting

– Lisa Lahey, Harvard Lecturer and co-founder of Minds at Work studies why we say we want to change — when we really don’t.

Everything Siri can do for you and your Apple TV (via)

– How to make a Sushi Burrito.

5 Types of Personal Projects

Japanese cat using the washing machine as its own spinning exercise wheel. Made me smile.

– “When powerful people are gentle with children (usually their own), they reassure us that they understand vulnerability and know how to be sweet towards weakness.” On Children and Power

Try some of these email lead-ins when what you really need is response, not a bunch of crickets chirping on the other end.

Monotype Type Foundry created a typeface from Quentin Blake’s distinctive handwriting.

– Here’s what fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them (via)

Seth Godin’s next altMBA Program is currently taking applications. I only heard good things.

25 Alkaline-Promoting Foods

– The cat’s out of the bag: Tattly is launching a scented tattoo line in collaboration with Agilex Fragrances.

– Southleft is looking to hire a web designer. It’s a remote position so you can apply from anywhere in the USA.

– Have you ever been inspired by a CreativeMornings talk? Here’s your chance to give back.

Friday Link Pack

Simple shapes in motion

– “Nobody says to an air traffic controller, ‘Everyone crashes a plane their first year; you’ll get better.’ …” Sobering read: The Myth of the Hero Teacher, by John Leland

Proof That Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive (via)

– Parisian designer Benoit Malta recently debuted his two-legged chair, named Inactivité, which is aimed to result in better well-being for the user.

ERNIT brings the nostalgia of piggy banks into the digital age. It helps children learn healthy financial habits like setting goals in a digital currency world. Also: It’s the first ever piggy bank to accept Bitcoin. (<- that made me laugh)

– YES! Slack just added a new feature that makes it a lot more competitive with Skype and Google Hangouts.

– Woah: Tonight with John Oliver: Donald Trump

– This made me laugh: Hands-free, foldable, mobile VR Headset.

– Ikea to use packaging made from mushrooms that will decompose in a garden within weeks.

Painting with coffee drops.

UX Assist is an iOS productivity app for designers that provides workflows driven by UX activities.

– Solar powered, beautiful lighting system: Ellum Solar.

First Google Design Newsletter. (via)

James Corden cooking with an 8 year old chef. Adorable.

Marimekko and Target? A match made in haven.

8 Oscar nominations that were revoked.

You Should Spend Your Money on Experiences, Not Things

A Bicycle Washing Machine.

– Clearleft in Brighton, UK is looking to hire a Lead UI Designer with a focus on brand.

Friday Link Pack

Filmmaker Milo Zanecchia spent 90 days traveling from Switzerland to Mongolia in a Land Rover Defender and a Toyota Land Cruiser, and documented the entire journey. Beautiful.

– “Creative Chef” makes me want to seriously step up my dinner party game

– Oh, I would love to experience a concert in this Bavarian concert hall.

A Spaghetti Pie! Cool! (via)

– Willa Cather on human relationships and how our formative family dynamics imprint us.

– Pranks in space: An Unexpected Gorilla Chases an Astronaut Around the International Space Station

– Confetti makes everything better. Especially when they are in jumbo balloons.

– This Vincent van Gogh doll comes with a detachable ear. Have fun explaining that to your kid. (via)

Our impossible expectations of Hillary Clinton and all women in authority

– You get a Tesla and your kid gets one too.

– This Hashtag Teether for babies made me laugh.

Bill Gates predicts a clean-energy breakthrough within 15 years will save the planet

– Love the simplicity of Lelu Toy, a limited edition wooden toy set Lelu by Grilli Type and refurnished+. We have a set and play with it often.

– How beautiful are these teas?

– Some good ideas in this article on why we should have evening rituals.

This.

How to talk about your project. Seth asks all the important questions.

– Just because. Yes, cats and bananas are funny. (via)

GIF BATTLE! YES!

A funny yoga mat for pizza lovers.

– This is what the internet was made for: Doctor On Demand. (via)

– Here’s your chance to be featured in the CreativeMornings podcast by answering two question: “What do you sound like as a rooster?” “What do you do to challenge yourself creatively?”

– Supercool job opportunity in NYC: Friends Of the High Line are looking to hire a front-end web developer and gaphic designer.

Friday Link Pack

How to be alone.

What has Obama got in its pockets?

Hustle Mode On is a curated directory of the best productivity tools on the world wild web

How to Use Canned Responses in Gmail

– I want to totally befriend the owners of this house.

American town bans wifi and cell phones

Architectures is a documentary series exploring the architecture of notable buildings and the architects who designed them.

How to Survive Falling Through the Ice (via)

The World’s First Smart, Collapsible, Hard Case Luggage

– Dude, put a helmet on: Off-road skating in Vancouver.

– Om Malik on Instagram ads. (They drive me crazy as well.)

A beautiful photo.

Diving below ice. This is terrifying.

– I want a grown up version of the Rafa Kids bed.

A manifesto for small teams doing important work, by Seth Godin

Two new iPhone Commercials.

– The Email Game looks terrifying and brilliant at the same time: Put a time limit on answering emails.

– This kitchen gadget lets you bake edible spoons.

– 10 Tricks to Master Google Hangouts (via)

Hub27 is a compact wall-mounted workspace. Smart.

THIS: When you do not view your fears as a trap which restrains you but as a vehicle which you must use to navigate the world.

– Adam Westbrook talks about Vincent van Gogh and the benefit of doing creative work without the audience in mind.

– “When in doubt, the most important to-do is typically the one that makes you the most uncomfortable, often including a chance of rejection, pain or failure.” Boost Productivity With These Tips And Tools From Tim Ferriss

A chart that shows how your job impacts who you might marry. (via @jkglei)

– Much needed message of hope around the topic of climate change: Al Gore feels optimistic about climate change. 6 stats he shared at TED2016 that show why.

– Tattly is running a site-wide 40% sale. Use discount code SPRING40.

– Medium is looking to hire a Senior Product Designer.

Friday Link Pack

One Is Greater Than Zero

– This made me chuckle: Do your bloody timesheets!

BuyMeOnce finds and promotes products that don’t break the bank, don’t break the planet… that don’t break at all!

Email on Deck generate temporary emails to use for unwanted subscription signups. (via)

Neil deGrasse Tyson recommends 8 books every intelligent person should read

– “An email intro is the ultimate five-minute favor.” (Yes, but ask permission first – on both sides!)

– This is a stylish carry-on bag!

– Sobering read: On Marrying the Wrong Person

– What the what? Pineapples are not a single fruit, but a group of berries that have fused together.

– It’s all about perspective. This quote.

Calendly allows people to book a time slot with you and have it automatically added to both your calendars.

15 ways to manage stress according to scientists

– Russian Artist Creates Intricate Baroque Wigs From Paper

– Round-up of last Sunday’s Super Bowl 50 ads

– Mellow, a modern sous-vide machine.

– Digital Pulp in NYC is hiring a Senior Interactive Designer.

Friday Link Pack

Stephen Colbert and Kermit the Frog Stare Into the Stars and Ask the Big Questions

Abandoned Buildings In Australia By Brett Patman

This: Growing up means arguing with yourself more than with others.

The Dignity of Trying

Male reporter rendered instantly incompetent with single compliment

A Brief History of Swearing in Movies

Type mugs by Monotype.

– Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother. Moorish proverb

– A 16-yr-old inventor invents a cereal vending machine completely made of LEGOs.

– These giant matches sure would make for a good conversation piece in any home.

Sushi too cute to eat.

A World of I Love You!

– My friend Christoph Niemann has a new iOS app out for kids called Chomp. (My kids love his first app, the Petting Zoo.)

– Pins! Pins! Pins!

– Yikes! Crystal scrapes the web for a person’s online information to analyze his/her personality.

– Great interview with Seth Godin on The Psychology of Success

The Good Pin Club brings you a sah-weeet new pin every month, and 100% of the profit goes directly to a different non-profit organization!

– This dude crossed America by Bike Share. From NYC To California. What the what? (via)

– The really fine folks at C&G Partners in NYC are looking to hire a Junior or Intermediate-level Front-end Developer

Friday Link Pack

– So, I am not at all into guns, or own one, but this vintage print of two women facing each other with guns is weirdly intriguing.

– My kids would approve: Gold and Black Poop Emoji Pin

Truebill lets you find, track and cancel your paid subscriptions and recurring bills with 1 click

– I know several kids who don’t like different foods touching on their plates. They need this Food Cubby.

Star Wars Death Star BBQ. Ha!

– I would totally wear this scarf.

60 teenagers reveal what they think is cool — and what isn’t — in 2016 (via)

– President Barack Obama “sings” Justin Bieber’s newest hit, “Sorry,” in the latest “Barack Dub” mashup music video by Memphis-based video editor, Fadi Saleh.

– This photo made me laugh.

– Well, that explains a lot: Cheese triggers the same part of the brain as hard drugs

A dog and his matching snowdog! (via)

17 equations that changed the world

– I would let this chair into my home.

What kids want to be when they grow up.

Coffee ground experiments.

– I can definitely put this to good use: Alert.Email sends your important emails to a private Slack channel. https://www.producthunt.com/tech/alert-email

The MoMA Cookbook: Vintage recipes and reflections on food by Salvador Dalí, Louise Bourgeois, Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol, and other great artists

Mayku is building a new line of desktop making tools.

Foursquare Trip Tips helps you plan your trip with help from your friends.

– Did you see that CreativeMornings launched a weekly Newsletter? They’re so good.

– A brief history of The Little Car Trees Car Air Fresheners

– Single? Dreading the upcoming Valentine’s Day? Tattly’s got you covered. Literally.

– Palantir in Palo Alto, NYC, Washington, DC and London is looking for a Product Designer.

Friday Link Pack

Who wouldn’t love an inflatable, portable sofa? Exactly.

Great read: “I do want my daughter to be kind. But I want her to remember to be kind to herself first.”

– The CTFD Method Is the Greatest of All Parenting Trends. Made me laugh.

The strange life of Q-tips, the most bizarre thing people buy

– Love love love this Jean Jullien Print over on Pulpulp.

Kevin Kelly on Artificial Intelligence and Designer Babies

This girl!

Some thoughts on GIFs. (via Chris)

A beard full of sprinkles. That’s all.

– This vertical scroll calendar made me look. Pretty.

– “Vulnerability is a guardian of integrity.” – Anne Truit.

Great read on negotiations. (via)

– Current favorite weekly Newsletter is by Jocelyn K. Glei. Here’s the most recent one.

What chefs pack for their kids’ school lunches. (via)

Who invented that? A Monday to Friday newsletter with a new invention each day. (via)

Still House carries some beautiful, minimal jewelry.

– The 11 digital tools a Head of Product uses every week

– Digital Pulp is looking to hire a Senior Interactive Designer

Friday Link Pack


For those of you who can’t last five minutes with a crappy wifi connection, imagine having to go on a 2-day hike every time you wanted to check your email. (via booooooom TV)

– David Bowie: 15 Great Performances

– I simply love James Corden’s carpool karaoke series. This one is with Adele.

This made me chuckle.

– This vegetable stew (Ribollita) looks so good.

Baby got a tattoo and was on tv. Come visit our Tattly Parlor. It’s only going to be around until the end of February!

– Oh, this looks yummy: Whole Grain Breakfast Cake

– Can’t wait for Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson Documentary to be released.

– Gah! A life-sized caravan made out of LEGO bricks.

– Mathematicians have found crazy ways to cut pizza into equal slices. My son would not approve.

– French motion designer Sébastien Girard makes one creative animation every week. This is Week 51.

– This travel mug is a beauty.

– A Neuroscientist on the Calming Powers of the To-Do List. I love articles that justify my love for using TeuxDeux.

– Love this industrial hook.

– A theory: No matter who you are, you need two kinds of friends in your life.

– Digital Pulp in NYC is looking to hire a Senior Interactive Designer.

Friday Link Pack

Snippet of Jonathan Harris’s CreativeMornings talk speaking on your life as a work of art. Watch his full CreativeMornings talk.

– “Vegetables are the new meat!(via Amrit)

– This made me laugh: Startups We’ve Lost 2015.

– Myf friend Hayley gifted me a Daruma Doll for my birthday and I love the symbolism behind it all. “The eyes of Daruma are often blank when sold. Monte A. Greer, author of Daruma Eyes, described the “oversized symmetrical round blank white eyes” as a means to keep track of goals or big tasks and motivate them to work to the finish. The recipient of the doll fills in one eye upon setting the goal, then the other upon fulfilling it.”

– Helpful tips for designing animated GIFs.

PULPULP empowers artists on Instagram and other social media sites by inviting them to create limited edition, beautiful archival quality prints of their work. (via Chris)

These bunk beds are what kids’ dreams are made of. OMG, the Star Wars Imperial Walker!

– Jason Silva on Energy.

– A hotel room that comes with geometric optical illusions? Yes, please!

Read more: http://designtaxi.com/news/383257/Watch-An-Easy-Way-To-Hide-Unused-Default-Apps-From-Your-iPhone-Home-Screen/#ixzz3wcCVZe1H
– Fantastic talk: The power of listening

– I keep telling my kids this. Maybe it needs to be a poster.

– Uhm yeah, I would have loved to do this as a kid.

This lightbulb can text you if it hears a crying baby or a smoke alarm — oh, and it’s a Bluetooth speaker, too

– interesting read: How we learn fairness, by Maria Konnikova

– Interesting post on the art of design critique

Giant Banana Pillow. Of course.

– YES! Cancer death rate continues steady drop, thanks to behavior and science

– Wish I could do this with some of our blatant Tattly copy cats: U.S. Marshall’s raid hoverboard booth at CES

– I just love this guy.

– The Brooklyn Museum is looking for a Web Developer.

Friday Link Pack

Happy My Birthday to YOU! I have reached 42 which means I have the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything. Right?

– 7 TED talks that explain what makes a company successful.

– David Pogue gives us 13 iPhone settings change recommendations.

– The most popular Serious Eats recipes and Techniques of 2015.

Google Photos; once it indexes your photos you can search for objects in the photos, not just faces.

– My kids love ball pits. They’d probably also love these ball pit themed sheets.

– Two Furbys entered my home this holiday season… And I stumbled upon this Furby Hack

– Why don’t I own a portable row boat?

– This is my kind of minimal, modular shelfing system.

– Who doesn’t need an ESCAPE bag?

– Love simple solutions like this one.

– Wait, what?

– My heart hurts and I feel numb. My friend Maggie Doyne lost her beautiful baby boy Ravi through a tragic accident.
Not knowing where else to put my energy, I set up a fundraiser for Ravi’s siblings.

– The old year is done. Let it go.

Lovely minimalist poster.

– This Trampoline Duvet set made me smile.

– New year! New job? Come work with me!

Friday Link Pack

Taco Pillow. Of course.

– These Banner Sticky Notes made me smile.

– This made me laugh out loud: Apps to download for 2016

– I want to adopt one of these Monstera Plants.

Movies business owners should watch.

– The New Yorker gives us the best facts learned from books in 2015 (via Coudal)

7 TED talks that will make you slow down.

Dog grooming slomo. Favorite Instagram account of the moment. (hat tip Natalie)

– Copyranter: The 5 best ads you didn’t see this year (via)

DesignMilk’s best technology posts of 2015

– What an amazing time we live in: 1150 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

– Recently the American Academy of Pediatrics released a statement saying the group is rethinking it’s low-tolerance approach to screen time. More.

– Watch: a 5-minute history of Syria’s war and the rise of ISIS

– Interesting read on how to surrender and accept situations.

– My awesome and brilliantly smart friends of Oak are looking to hire a Developer intern and a Backend Developer at Siteleaf.

Friday Link Pack (Gone Saturday)

Beautiful animated TMBG music video by my friends Kelli Anderson and Daniel Dunnam.

– These smiley socks made me smile.

The L Shelf. Intriguing.

– My friend Rion put together a really wonderful Gift Guide.

– I tried these Garlic Butter Roasted Mushrooms last night. So easy, so good.

– American photographer Lauren Fleishman set out to capture heartwarming, tender portraits of couples whose love for each other has survived half a century in her series titled “The Lovers.”

– Love this wallpaper by Lisa Congdon. (via Joanna)

– For when the snow hits here in NYC, I want to be prepared. Here’s how you build an Igloo.

– Everyone loves emojis. Now you can buy them as paintings.

Gest is a wearable device that allows you to control your computer or mobile device with your hands.

– Michael Pollan on how America got so screwed up about food

– The Slide Camera Wrist Strap by Hard Graft is a thing of beauty.

– I would give so much to experience this.

– If you’re a woman who wants to work in technology or VC, sign up for this list and you’ll be sent opportunities: dearwomenintech.com

– “The disconnect between internet fame and financial security is hard to comprehend for both creators and fans.” Full Article

– Photographer Delphine Chanet captures the carefree energy of adolescence

Booxup is a super promising book sharing app, applying the sharing economy concept to your bookshelf. What a great way to find likeminded folks.

– This is a whole new level of a job perk: Boxed CEO to pay the tuition of employees’ children

The best Book Covers of 2015 according to the NYTimes.

Refugees Welcome. (via)

– The case for eating cereal for breakfast again

– Having a baby and want to avoid choosing a popular name for your kid? Check this list of names that are the least popular.

– Do you ever wonder what’s taking up so much space on your computer? Use Daisy Disk to find out.

– I find the Swiss Army Shovels all kinds of beautiful. Probably just nostalgia shining though.

– It’s not too late to buy Tattly as a Christmas present. Get a Tattly Gift Card or 3, 6 or one year Subscription!

– Come work with Team Tattly and me: We’re hiring a Design Director.

Friday Link Pack

My all-time favorite song. What’s yours?

A collection of old film footage of NYC, taken between 1896 and 1905, along with maps and descriptions of the locations.

Mountain Pillow!

– Visual artist Feliks Tomasz Konczakowski specializes in creating mesmerizing GIFS of everyday objects.

Today Calendar.

– Bill Gates shares the best books he read in 2015. Really lovely video that goes with the post. (via)

How addiction to technology is taking over our lives illustrated by Jean Jullien.

– Loving this scarf and this bag by Felma.

– Now that’s what I call a stylish camera bag.

– Get your very own indoor stoop.

This LEGO chart contains every color LEGO that exists

Ellum is a beautifully designed wall-mounted, decorative lamp. Its high powered LEDs turn on when motion is detected.

– Don’t like your design but don’t know what to do about it? Take Pocket Art Director for a whirl and get unstuck. Made me chuckle.

– This is pretty cool: Hidden dyed hair.

– I want a 3D Doodler Pen

– We should come to terms with, and help others to see, just how hard and unnerving it can sometimes be to get close to some of the things we truly want. On Self-Sabotage

– Xero is looking to hire a Senior Product Designer in SF.

– A gift that keeps on giving: 3, 6 or 12 month Tattly subscription!

Friday Link Pack

People of Nowhere from Lior Sperandeo on Vimeo.

– “Radical candor is humble, it’s helpful, it’s immediate, it’s in person and it doesn’t personalize.” Radical Candor — The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss

– Supercool: A Portable Room-In-A-Box By Juust Design

– Grow a Yeti Kit!

Jessica’s Procrastination Poster speaks the truth.

– What’s the Right Way To Make A Hot Toddy?

Delight is a mini screensaver for the browser, replacing the new tab with breathtaking HD videos.

– Who says Safety Glasses can’t be stylish?

Monster Project: Kids draw monsters, then artists from all over the world recreate them in their own styles! So much fun!

Google’s Offline Maps lets you see turn-by-turn directions, without Wi-Fi or a data connection. YES!

– Made me smile: Australian Shepherd stands absolutely still while his owner stacks doggie treats onto on his nose, head and feet.

This.

– This Pine Dowel Hanger is cool.

– Uhm, yes please, Geodesic Dome Tent for Kids.

– Meet the net mushroom or, Phallus Indusiatus!

– Annoying slideshow but beautiful idea: Father and son take the same photo every year for 30 years

– Hey OCD folks, here’s your perfect egg mold.

– “How to make it without Ikea” is an encyclopedic project on DIY.

– Come work with me and team Tattly. We’re hiring a Design Director.

Friday Link Pack

According to Wikipedia, the phenomenon known as the Overview Effect is described as the moment an astronaut views Earth from space and has a cognitive shift in awareness largely due to viewing earth as whole. This cognitive shift is often followed by an increase in human awareness and natural habitat and conservation of the earth’s resources.

– LOVE this: Long Distance Couple Stays Connected through Split Portraits of Parallel Experiences

– I am ok with this minimalist Jewelry Box

– I agree with Chris Glass, these patches are super fun.

– Dance your PhD

AnyIntern: 35,000+ curated tech internships and work experience

– My heart is bursting: My friend Maggie Doyne made CNN hero of 2015. So fully fully deserved!

– Love TED Talks? Here are five sites with talks that are just as good.

– I am a fan of all things Floyd. This minimal bed frame is really really love.

– ‘Son of Concorde’ can go from London to New York in THREE HOURS will fly in 2021 at speeds of over 1,200mph.

– Ha! I Finally Visited The Louvre And This Is What I Saw

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3322540/London-New-York-THREE-HOURS-Son-Concorde-fly-2021-speeds-1-200mph-reveals-Airbus.html#ixzz3rzNiWP9U
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Lady Gaga on saying NO! (via)

China from above.

Cats getting spooked by cucumbers. Hilarious.

A graphic history of Typewriter.

– Woah! Time capsule for the year 2957 discovered at MIT

– Video: 14 Delicious Ways To Cook Potatoes (via)

– 30 Years Ago, Mr. Snuffleupagus Shocked ‘Sesame Street’

– I love coming back to this Should I Check My Email flow chart.

An Italian company went email-free for a week and rediscovered the value of talking. Go figure. (via)

– This made me laugh: Man records entire Vegas vacation with his GoPro pointed the wrong way.

Holiday gift guide for designers. The Emoji Masks made me laugh.

– Yum! Caramelized Onion and Tomato Focaccia!

Portable Standing Desk.

– It’s been a sad week for rdio and Aether Cone lovers like me.

– Tattly is looking to hire a Design Director. Come work with me!

Friday Link Pack

I just love James Corden. Did you see him sing carpool karaoke with Stevie Wonder?

– The founder of Squarespace, Anthony Casalena, speaks on Minimalism in the most recent episode of the CreativeMornings podcast.

A concrete chair.

– School of Life founder Alain de Botton discusses how philosophy can change your life.

– Cool: By matching pixel data with image downloads, Shutterstock has identified the latest color and design trends for 2015.

Love love love this home in Utah. Especially the giant wallpaper print in the kids room.

– Fantastic new book on color by Katie Greenwood: 100 Years of Color

This waterproof case turns your iPhone into a GoPro Camera

Dear Teacher: Heartfelt Advice for Teachers from Students (via)

– What’s not to love: Ikea is turning kids’ drawings of imaginary friends into real toys

Brooklyn Bar Menu generator. Made me laugh.

– I keep thinking it’s going to bark any minute.

– Every week, this agenda reveals an awe-inspiring fact that will help you keep your life in perspective as you plan your days.

– You’re a graphic designer? You need this book by Michael Bierut.

Want better, not more.

Choose joy.

– What an unusual, interesting looking desk.

– Emoji lovers! There’s now a physical emoji keyboard, thanks to EmojiWorks

LookTel app lets the blind identify the currency in their hand. (via)

– How Richard Scarry updated his children’s book to be more progressive and inclusive

– This man got some serious parallel parking skills.

– Photographer self-promotes by mailing out 400 action figures of himself

– Tomorrow is our grand opening of the first ever Tattly Parlor in Brooklyn. Come get sleeved up.

– Hoefler & Co. is looking to hire a Front-end Developer

Friday Link Pack

In her recent CreativeMornings talk Jennifer Daniel asks designers to consider the role they play within the industry and the wider community.

Typographer’s top typefaces (via)

– My friend and studiomate Josh Clark published a book: Designing for Touch

– Only 7 more days left to get in line for one of Adam J. Kurtz’s Unsolicited Advice Planners.

What a smart kid! (via)

– This made me laugh: World Leaders With Man Buns (via)

– Hooked on this cactus wall hook.

– When a new Oklahoma City food truck isn’t serving burgers at street parties, it will deliver free healthy meals to kids who are struggling with hunger.

– What a stunning retro wall clock!

Forecast looks like a great visual way to schedule your team across projects.

Good Vibes Only.

– There is something about this minimal soap dish.

– “If you don’t want things to get lost, always put them where your instinct is to put them. You don’t forget what you would always do.” Order, Disorder, and Oneself: French Polymath Paul Valéry on How to Never Misplace Anything

MUJI now offers tiny prefab houses.

Three dimensional drawings in ceramic

Paper bag. Plastic Bag. Panda Bag.

– My kids think this Taco Pillow is awesome.

Apple TV tips, tricks, shortcuts and useful settings

– Seals can find fish that they can’t see thanks to their magic Whiskers.

VICE is launching a 24h TV channel.

– I am weirdly excited about this news: A new Star Trek series is coming to CBS in January 2017

100-year old footage of artists Monet, Renoir, Rodin and Degas working and walking near their studios. (via)

– Are you a fan of the Uncharted video game? Tattly has partnered with award-winning studio Naughty Dog Inc. to bring you The Uncharted Collection Tattly Set.

– Fast Company in New York is looking to hire a Senior Digital Designer.

Friday Link Pack

This made me laugh and appreciate Freshbooks even more…

– Interesting: Entro is a Chrome extension for Gmail that helps busy business people manage email introductions quickly and eliminate time suck of back and forth with double opt-in intros. Wondering: Will they feel less thoughtful?

– Standard Studio in Amsterdam helped plan the conversion of a school into apartments. Stunning. I would love to live like that.

Generosity is a new fundraising community by the team of Indiegogo.

– Amusing list of things we no longer see in offices. Carbon paper anyone?

– I use and love Slack at work. These jars make me swoon.

– Photos of cats shaking their heads.

– Love tacos? Love cats? You need this Tacocat shirt.

Fictional hotel notepads. Made me smile.

– New research indicates that GPS’s are hindering our ability to create mental maps of our surroundings. Mental Maps is trying to solve that problem.

– Do you like Noodle soups? Noodler is for you.

– I think my son would approve of this Robot Nightlight.

– This made me smile: A conference celebrating the creative, original, static (no backend) web sites, both old and new, that stand the test of time. Web 1.0 2015 in Portland, OR. (via)

Slidebox lets you organize your photos on your phone: Go through your photos and swipe up to trash unwanted photos and organize them into albums.

– The team at Percolate NYC is looking to hire a Communication Designer

GIF Dance Party. I have no words.

Friday Link Pack

Reposting this again. Always good to get a refresher on what actually motivates us in life…

– The latest episode of our CreativeMornings Podcast just went live. It features a deep talk by Simon Sinek and a human rooster sound by our friend Hayley. (Matt our host is doing such a fantastic job.)

Post Script, a photographic series documenting the decline of rural post offices across America. (via)

– A handy Sugru Hack solution to store your phone.

The Dalai Lama’s daily routine and information diet.

– This is a pretty picture of a fish.

– Sarah Di Domenico found an old trunk in a thrift store filled with love letters and photos and decidee to put it all online: ayoungmansfollies.com

Simple questions for writers.

– Now that the colder days are approaching this Faux Fur Blanket looks pretty good to me.

– The November issue of National Geographic is devoted entirely to climate change. (via)

– My friend Wesley Verhoeve runs a fantastic photo essay series highlighting creative communities: Hello Detroit.

– Woah! British Library on Flickr. (via)

Swiss Style Color Picker (via)

SaneNoReplies is a new feature of SaneBox that puts unanswered outgoing emails in a separate folder, reminding users to follow up the correspondence. (Love Sanebox overall!)

– This is a supercool, multifunctional backpack.

Framebridge Custom Picture Frames & Online Art Framing

– Parents! Check out PlumPrint: They turn your kid’s’ artwork into coffee table books, pillows, shower curtains etc.

– Hey ladies let’s just all stop saying “Sorry…”

– The fine folks at FastCompany in NYC are looking to hire a Senior Digital Designer.