LET’S PLAY is what happens when you challenge 100 Swiss artists, designers & architects to play with building blocks for 30minutes and then document it. Beautiful.
Copypastry produces 3D printed custom-made cookie cutters that look exactly like your face. Have any silhouette, family portrait, logo or drawing printed and bake your heart out! Fun!
“This is precisely the time when artists go to work. There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear. We speak, we write, we do language. That is how civilizations heal.
I know the world is bruised and bleeding, and though it is important not to ignore its pain, it is also critical to refuse to succumb to its malevolence. Like failure, chaos contains information that can lead to knowledge — even wisdom. Like art.”
– Toni Morrison
No Place for Self-Pity, No Room for Fear: Toni Morrison on the Artist’s Task in Troubled Times
Old printed photos floating around in your house? Digitize them with PhotoScan by Google.
After all that’s been happening in the U.S. recently Anna Sergeeva wanted to do something positive. With the goal to spread some much needed kindness she designed compliment posters: passersby can tear off compliments for themselves or their friends. On thecomplimentproject.org, anyone can download these posters. Go, print them out and share some compliments…
Zuni Fellehner and Kirsten Fabinski are the creators of Kritzelbuch, German for Scribble Book. 80 lined pages to create designs in. I would love to have this during phone meetings as I am a notorious scribbler.
(I unfortunately couldn’t find it on their website, it might be so new it’s not up yet.) You can buy the book here.
LIMINAL is a robust, stylish and sleek lighting product that can adapt to various settings and respond to changing usage needs. Loving this!
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These Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Sautéed Shallots look delicious. Definitely going to give this recipe a try.
Marc Philippe Eskenazi tests out which New York City establishments with previously strict human-only policies will allow in his menagerie of emotional-support animals.
I recently discovered NPR’s How I Built This Podcast and loved Sara Blakely’s story. Granted, I don’t care much for her product, Spanx, but I was impressed by her founder story. She is delightful to listen to.
Tips for Human Interactions:
1. Be kind.
2. Be kind.
3. Be kind.
— Tina Roth Eisenberg (@swissmiss) November 15, 2016
“Time heals what reason cannot!”
This month’s global CreativeMornings theme is Fantasy and together with Shutterstock we’re rallying the community around fantasies of a world where creativity is infused for the good of all. This #InACreativeWorld campaign couldn’t be more timely and I love seeing the entries coming in:
#InACreativeWorld we don't just wish for a better world, we make the world better each day with our choices, effort, and actions.
— Daniel LeBreton (@DanLeBretonPhD) November 11, 2016
#InACreativeWorld we will vote only for leaders who believe in the power of community and unity.
— Lisa Cifuentes (@lisamcifuentes) November 8, 2016
— Lisa Padgett (@LisaPadgett8) November 5, 2016
#inacreativeworld community is everything. We are love. We are each other. We are what we need.
— Sally Rumble (@sallyrumble) November 13, 2016
— Tina Roth Eisenberg (@swissmiss) November 7, 2016
How do you envision a world in which creativity is playing a major role? How would you finish a sentence that stars with #InACreativeWorld… ? Contribute your thoughts via Twitter or Instagram and see all of the entries over on inacreativeworld.com.