Favorite Things

Favorite Things

I am so getting my kids one of these classical memento boxes. Really lovely.

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Eat More Tacos

Eat More Tacos. YES!

Pivot Table

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Who would ever think to put a table on a corner? Lex Pott does.

Friday Link Pack

(via HUH)

– Gabrielle Blair, better known as Design Mom came out with a beautiful book on how to live with kids. A practical room-by-room guide. I will definitely implement some of her ideas.

– This Swiss shoulder bag/backpack is very much after my own minimal heart. #want

– Wow! Astropad lets you use your iPad as a tablet. (thank you Cesar)

Parcel is a package delivery service for New Yorkers who don’t have doormen — they hand-deliver your packages when you’re actually home!

– PON is a seriously smart idea.

– Fun: Che-Wei built a simple webapp to create long scale single use stopwatches. Each stopwatch gets its own permanent URL.

– Woah! Take your standing desk habit to the next level with Fluidstance!

– A studded case that let’s you add LEGO to your laptop. Yes!

– Do you design mobile apps? These iPhone Whiteboards might come in handy. I am tempted to get one for my kids to draw on in their room! They’d love it! Definitely made me chuckle.

– How to really drive across the U.S. hitting major landmarks (via Chris)

Airpocket is a carry-on purse that fits in the airplane seat pocket, designed to hold all the bits and pieces needed whilst in transit.

– Beautiful work by Simone Noronha. This always interneting gif of hers made me laugh.

Onehundredforty turns your chosen tweet into a unique and beautiful print.

Decorate your Easter Eggs with Tattly.

– Enjoyed this talk. I am definitely an “Infovore”: The Art of Curiosity by Camille Sweeney.

A picture book subscription service!

– The You Museum is an online gallery and series of artworks by New Media Artist Jeremy Bailey. Using a few simple questions The You Museum curates personalized exhibitions that are delivered to you via banners on the websites you visit most. Using various retargeting technologies these exhibitions reach you organically across ninety-eight percent of the internet. (Thanks Abra)

– Tattly is hiring a designer.

Beautiful Maps

Beautiful Maps

The Beautiful Maps Tumblr by Dennys Hess is definitely an instant new favorite.

Angora Show Bunnies

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This NYTimes slideshow made my day: Cuddly, Fluffy, Surreal World of Angora Show Bunnies. Thanks Sally!

Help Ink

Help Ink by Jessica Hische

Help ink sells t-shirts, cards and prints that do good. The concept is simple: You spend $5, they give $1. The above t-shirt is by no other than Jessica Hische.

(via Chris Glass)

LifePaint

Impressive: Volvo introduces LifePaint: A reflective spray only visible at night.

Michael Bierut on the Power of Logos

Michael Bierut interview at Design Indaba.

(via Quipsologies)

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Bike Seat and Stroller in One

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Only a concept at this point but seriously brilliant: Påhoj is a bike seat and stroller in one.

HUSTLE

Hustle

Hustle neon-sign. I totally want one.

Fit Pack

Fit Pack
Fit Pack
Fit Pack

Fit Pack is a stylish, functional backpack that has distinct gym and work compartments to keep your gear organized and protected. I’d totally use it.

Vintage Ice Cream Vendor Bike

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With a heavy heart I am parting with my beloved Norwegian Vintage Ice Cream Vendor Bike. Someone wonderful please give it a new home. Details here.

PS: You’re wondering why we’re selling this gem? We can’t fit it into our new space. Womp Womp

A Tale of Two Americas

What an incredibly powerful talk by Anand Giridharadas. Do yourself a favor and take 19minutes to watch this.

Spaceship Canopy

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I totally want this Spaceship Canopy in my new office. So much fun!

Bad Hair Day

This won the internet today.

After the Kodak Moment

Kodak has prioritized its patent portfolio and the Eastman Business Park since it declared bankruptcy in 2012. Despite some success, the company might never live up to the legacy of its own past. After the Kodak Moment.

Old-School Exercises

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These old-school exercise charts made me chuckle. Click through to mental floss for more.

Friday Link Pack

The Bucket Board by Mac Premo. YES!

– How to make your own bedside iPad stand.

– “When Instapaper creator Marco Arment was asked about his business model, he said, “I sell an app for money, then I spend less than I make.” Sell something for money, spend less than you make. Is there a better model?” Keep your overhead low

– This is a beauty: Brooks Hoxton Wire Bicycle Basket

– Wasn’t sure how I felt about Monica Lewinsky speaking at TED. Now that I’ve watched her talk in which she speaks on The Price of Shame, I give her my respect. This took guts.

– This magnetic bike lamp called Lucetta made me look.

– Love this Triangle Tote.

– Woah! Giant freezing waves in Nantucket. (Via)

Good Vibes Only.

– A glance behind the curtain: How CreativeMornings runs their 106 monthly chapters.

– My head just exploded: Watch this string quartet. They are all kids. Wow!

– What an honor to have our home featured on Joanna Goddard’s blog.

Mirror House.

Indoor Plant Care Tips from The Sill.

– I am moving my coworking space, CreativeMornings and Tattly into a beautiful old factory building in Boerum Hill in two weeks. Now I am hoping for a creative, cool company to take the downstairs storefront and become our neighbor!

– Come work with me! Tattly is hiring a full-time designer.

Buckminster Fuller on The Geodesic Life



Buckminster Fuller
on The Geodesic Life in Episode 1, by Quoted Studios.

This guy!

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I will make sure we find a spot for this guy in our new office. (We are moving in less than two weeks! Eep!)

Disco Dog

Disco Dog

Please, dog owners, don’t yell at me for posting this absurd dog accessory: Disco Dog is the world’s first smartphone controlled LED dog vest. Best part: If the dog walks too far away from you the ‘lost dog mode’ is activated.

Watch the Kickstarter Video to see all the DISCO modes you can choose.

Canary Home Security System

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G and I installed (our Kickstarter purchased) Canary Home Security System today and we’re impressed. Easy to set up and an incredibly elegant user experience all around. It alerts us if there is motion detected in our home and lets us monitor air quality, temperature and humidity using internal sensors. Impressive!