The Observers

Mad respect for my friends Wesley, Paul and Jeff for launching their latest labor of love:

The Observers is a curious community dedicated to photography and books, an interview series in which notable photographers, curators, and filmmakers speak about the photo books that inspire their work.

Seized Belongings of Migrants



A Janitor Preserves the Seized Belongings of Migrants. My heart.

Please Someone Take Me Here…

This is where I want to be. Right now.

Rainbow Long Exposure Photography

I can not stop looking at these rainbow long exposure photographs by Daniel Mercadante. He captured his partner running with a custom built lighting rig. So much appreciation for this. So much!

Full Rotation of the Moon

Pride Tattly






This Sunday New York will be out on the streets for the NYC Pride Parade. Tattly has plenty of pride themed designs for you.

Walk on Water

The WaterMat‘ is a non-inflatable, floating mat that’s basically a portable island. The mat can hold up to 1,200 pounds and rolls up for easy transportation making it perfect for your next lake adventure. FUN!

Understanding the Teenage Brain

Why do teenagers seem so much more impulsive, so much less self-aware than grown-ups? Cognitive neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore compares the prefrontal cortex in adolescents to that of adults, to show us how typically “teenage” behavior is caused by the growing and developing brain.

Planet Coasters

I would enjoy using this Planet Coaster Set.

Urban Heroes

I live for these joyful NYC moments: I stood on a subway platform waiting for a train to arrive when these two women showed up, casually taking an impressive amount of balloons onto the subway. Urban heroes! Swipe right to see the video. Watch the guy on the right very very slowly realize what’s happening. I LOVE NYC!

Wooden Doorstop

This minimal wooden doorstop gets my two thumbs up.

They / Them Enamel Pronoun Pin

Last week, while buying new prescription glasses, the lovely person at the store was wearing this pin. It resulted in a wonderfully honest, open conversation around gender. It was a lovely moment. This pin made it happen. More of this.

100% of profits are donated to Camp Aranu’tiq, a nonprofit program serving transgender & gender-variant youth and their families.

Books capes

Functional sculptures to display your favorite books. Love.

This dog:

May we all walk through life and seemingly difficult moments with such confidence.

Tattly Tin

Want to earn super aunt status? Or need a fun gift for a party? Consider Tattly Tins. They are solid tins filled with a selection of 25 high quality tattoos designed by professional artists. Above pictured is the Funnest Pack. There’s also the Floral Pack or the Realistic Pack.

The Noun Project

I am continuously amazed by The Noun Project: Search a database of over a million of royalty free icons. Such a delight!

Virtual Reality Beat Saber

I think I would enjoy playing this: VR Beat Saber.

(via Chris)

Egg Labels

Is cage-free better than organic? Are omega-3 eggs worth the extra money? This Lifehacker post breaks down the terms you’ll see on egg cartons.

Swiss Pavilion

Swiss Pavilion invites you to explore bland rental homes as if you’re Alice in Wonderland. I would love to see this in person.

(via Better Living Through Design)

All You Got

Mare sure to Give it All You Got.

Swedish Spring Poster

I am in love with this Swedish Spring Poster, illustrated by designer Lotta Olsson.

Human Sized Balloon Bouquet

This photo of Katie Sokoler as a human sized balloon bouquet made me smile.

What Do You Do For Fun?

I was asked yesterday “What do you do for fun?” I had to think. Spend time with my kids. Sit on my stoop. Host dinner parties. I couldn’t come up with a typical ‘hobby’ though. My work is my passion and is FUN.

And then this morning, I read this Tweet:

I need a hobby.

6 Things You’re Recycling Wrong

Can you recycle coffee cups or greasy pizza boxes? If you’re tossing things in the recycling bin out of sheer hope, you might be an “aspirational recycler.” 6 Things You’re Recycling Wrong