After 80, some people don’t retire. They reign.
‘Touchable Memories’ by pirate3D, turns photographs into 3D-printed objects for people without vision. This hits home, as I have a close family member that has been slowly losing his eye sight over the past year.
All images on this site were taken on board the International Space Station, which completes an orbit of the Earth in 93 minutes at an altitude of around 400 km and an average speed of 28,000 km/h. Stunning. Scroll! Scroll! Scroll!
Here’s a game that helps you master Bézier curves. If you’re a designer, you know what they are. If not, read this.
Miximal is one of these kids apps that I secretly play with when the kids are in bed. It allows you to mix and match over 1000 unique animals. Miximal is available for iPhone and iPad and in 5 languages: English, Spanish, French, German and Italian.
Everything is better with a Jumbo Clear Confetti balloon by Knot and Bow.
Yan Liang‘s macro videos of chemical reactions are nothing short of breathtaking. See more over on Laughing Squid. Yay science!
Show your support for a free and open internet by buying Tumblr’s Net Neutrality Pin and putting small holes in your shirt. You’ll be making a stand against internet slow lanes and look good doing it. Well done, Dan Blackman!
(I already have one and love it!)
Seatylock is a bike seat that doubles as a bike lock. Brilliant.
I consider Steve Powers a Brooklyn typography superhero. The building featured in this video is directly outside my apartment building. It makes me smile every time I walk by.
Some interesting thoughts on leadership and storytelling by John Maeda. Are you subscribing to his Tinyletter newsletter? If not, you should. One of my favorites.
I would gladly give this Robot Nutcracker a home.
Gasp! NOI Worktable by OHIO Design is the most beautiful, minimal giant desk I have ever seen. You can customize it in length and you can chose from a variety of surface materials. Me, I am all for white.
Dan Harris explains the neuroscience behind meditation and predicts that the exercise will soon become regularly scheduled maintenance, as commonplace as brushing your teeth or eating your veggies.
Hello New York is a wonderful personal by Sophia Richter, an explorer’s guide to a New York less traveled. Beautiful!
(photo by Julia Robbs)
I don’t know about you, but I am constantly thinking about my master plan. So, this tote, by Paper Jam Press is absolutely perfect for me. (Also available: Everyday I’m Hustling.)
What started with a few posters has turned into a small empire; wall decals, temporary tattoos and now bags. Well done, Arianna!
This flat, reusable water bottle made me look: It’s memobottle, a slimline, BPA free, dishwasher-friendly, reusable bottle that resembles the size and shape of pieces of paper.
This Apple commercial parody to introduce IKEA’s new catalog made me laugh. Experience the power of a book book!
Did you ever wonder how to best remove a Tattly Temporary Tattoo? Nic and Ace created the above video to show just that. Leave it to my team to turn something as seemingly boring as an instructional video into something seriously fun. They are the best!
This little family is currently spending a week in the Northfork, enjoying the last week before school starts again. I’ve reconnected with my younger self and looked up some papier-mâché projects to do with my 8 year old, Ella. Here are some of my favorite finds:
Papier-Mâché Lollipop man (no instructions)
Papier-Mâché Face (no instructions)
Papier-Mâché Turtle with Step-by-step instructions
DIY Papier-Mâché Pencil Toppers (step-by-step instructions)
Papier-Mâché Bowls (with step-by-step instructions)
And then here, slightly creepy personalized DIY papier-mâché pinatas:
Don’t know how to make the ‘glue’? Here’s a round-up of various papier-mâché recipes. What are you going to make?