Friday Link Pack


– 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!

Brave Enough

“If you’re brave enough to say goodbye. Life will reward you with a new hello.”
– Paulo Coelho

(via riskhappy)

Playful Architecture Photography

These playful architecture photos put the biggest smile on my face.

Cindy Gallop on The Role Models Podcast

In this episode of The Role Models Podcast Cindy Gallop talks on why female role models are just as critical for men as they are for women. As well some really helpful tips on public speaking. Love this woman. So radically fearless.

Wink Wink

This winking illustration by Helena Pérez Garcia made me smile.


“What we think, we become.”
– Buddha

Bari Cheese Grater

This is a beauty of a cheese grater.

Geometric Print

Beautiful print by Geometry Daily.

Rejecting Standard Metrics

“System innovations almost always involve rejecting the standard metrics as a first step in making a difference. When you measure the same metrics, you’re likely to create the same outcomes. But if you can see past the metrics to the results, it’s possible to change the status quo.”
– Seth Godin

Instead of the easy numbers…


“Have the wisdom to know what cannot be changed, and the strength to change what can.”
– Epictetus


Space Station Street View

The International Space Station is now on Google Street View. My head just exploded. This is so cool!

(via Jason)

Be Disciplined

A good reminder for confusing times.

A Gentle Rage Simmering

What’s for Breakfast?


Forwards Always

Forwards Always is a collection of poems to be read aloud. According to the author the book is a toy, a script, a game and a puzzle. And the poems are activated through performance and play. How you choose to make sense of them is up to you and your audience. Apparently there is a good one about melons.

Made me smile.


“It is a sign of great inner insecurity to be hostile to the unfamiliar.”
― Anaïs Nin

Portable Watercolor Set

This portable watercolor palette with built-in water containers makes me want to break out my watercolor equipment from art school again.

Grid Highball Glass

These glasses are cool.


Home Tower Shoe Rack

I like this simple shoe rack.

Design Resources

Wow! Check out this design resources collection shared by Jessica Paoli.

(via Carly)


VoteRunLead supports women who want to transform the United States and democracy through their participation as leaders. The organization offers training events, tips and tools and virtual sessions. They might have an event near you soon, check here. Want to bring the tour to your community?


“Life can disappear on us just like a cup of coffee consumed on autopilot. In other words, to really experience life itself, as opposed to just more thinking about life, we need to remember we’re having an experience.”

The Alternative To Thinking All The Time

Tinker Friday

I am completely smitten by this collection of videos created by Dina Amin. On Fridays she picks a random product, disassembles it, examines it and makes a stop motion story with its parts. This is delightful!

S’Well Founder Telling Her Story

Love hearing fellow founders tell their stories. In this case Sarah Krauss, founder of S’well bottles.

Now I am wondering, how do I get a call from one of the Oprah Magazine editors to run an article about Tattly?