Ice Cubes

I love this limited edition Ice Cubes Silkscreen Print by Christoph Niemann. I also recommend his archive of Sunday Sketches.

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.

Screen Time

“There’s not a single exception. All screen activities are linked to less happiness, and all nonscreen activities are linked to more happiness.”

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

Beautiful Built-In Bookcase

This built-in bookshelf made me look. What a beauty!

Avoiding Life

“You cannot find peace by avoiding life.”
– Virginia Woolf

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Truth

Boeing In The Sky

Boeing drew an airplane with their flight pattern in the sky today.

Facing The Future Without Fear

“Is there something we can do, each of us, to be able to face the future without fear?” asks Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. In this talk, the spiritual leader gives us three specific ways we can move from the politics of “me” to the politics of “all of us, together.”

Painting by Michael Wall

This painting by Michael Wall is stunning. I would give it a home.

Galaxy Lolipops

These 10 lollipops are completely edible and include photographic reproductions of various galaxies. Wow.

Radical Women Print

This Radical Women screen print is inspired by the women who came before us, the feminists inspiring us today, and our sons and daughters who are up next. Including Judith, Gloria, Hillary, Michelle, Chimamanda, Susan, Carrie, Angela, Betty, Ruth, Kathleen, Raicho,Jane, bell, Dolores, Flo, Naomi, Winona, Doris, Audre, Wilma, Nellie, Cecile, Emmeline, Sylvia, Linda, Sophie, Patti, Elizabeth, Harriet, Mary, Virginia, Malala.

Career Crisis Prompt Cards

The School of Life created these career crisis cards to help you work through moments of a career crisis.

Respond, not React

I needed to hear this talk by Tara Brach today.

This Question

This question stopped me in my tracks. Thank you School of Life for making me dig deep.

To Stay Married, Embrace Change

“Nostalgia, which fuels our resentment toward change, is a natural human impulse. And yet being forever content with a spouse, or a street, requires finding ways to be happy with different versions of that person or neighborhood.”

To Stay Married, Embrace Change, by Ada Calhoun

Spreading Light

“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”
– Edith Wharton

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Interview with John Maeda

I really enjoyed this conversation between Claire Lew and John Maeda. So much respect and admiration for John and how he navigates life.

Variable Fonts

In this article over on printmag Dan Rhatigan tell us everything we needed to know about Variable Fonts, which are still in the early days of conception, but that isn’t stopping people from experimenting and pushing the boundaries.

Urchin Softlight

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Mesmerizing

Dimension

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Nayyirah Waheed

you are the thing
that comes from your
soul.

– Nayyirah Waheed

Guy Mees

I just discovered art by Guy Mees. I’d hang it in my home. For sure.

Self

“A self that goes on changing is a self that goes on living.”
– Virginia Woolf

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Friday Link Pack

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– 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!