Friday Link Pack

I spoke at Adobe MAX last week!

The TBH app: What parents should know about this hot new app for kids

Humblebragging just makes you look like a fraud.

Why is it you can sense when someone is staring at you?

The Silent Rise of the Female Driven Economy

This rain poncho!

Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant Is Also Going To Purify Sea Water

How to Power Dress Like History’s Greatest Women

Lego builds life-size Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1 car

– Photographer Spends Almost 10 Years Photographing the Most Beautiful Libraries Around the World

Google and the resurgence of Italian Design

– Some of the design fails in this post made me laugh out loud.

– This sloth pillow made me smile.

– These Fiber Art Rainbows are charming

– This made me laugh: Walk On The Wild Side – Funny Talking Animals

Every IKEA Product translated. FUN! (via)

– This is a beautiful planter.

Rainbow kitten makes everything better.

Finding Your Mission

Above and beyond having a job, what we really need to power our professional future is a sense of mission. A film by The School of Life that discusses what a mission is.

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Humans Matching Artwork

Stefan Draschan spent countless hours visiting different museums in Paris, Vienna and Berlin where he would wait for visitors to match with a piece of art. Beautiful.

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A Portable Toilet Kit

A Portable Toilet Kit Designed for Disaster Preparedness.

Rainbow Waterfall

Cascade: A huge rainbow waterfall of dripping paint by British artist Ian Davenport. Wow.

I Want My Attention Back!

I always enjoy hearing or reading Craig Mod‘s take on the world. I am glad you interviewed him, Jocelyn!

Hurry Slowly is one of my new favorite podcasts. Subscribe here.

Closca Bottle + App


Closca is launching a highly functional water bottle that is easy to clean, easy to attach to your bag, bike, scooter.. and comes with an app that shows you where you can refill your bottle. LOVE! I totally just backed their Kickstarter.

My Adobe MAX Talk

What an honor to have been invited to speak at Adobe MAX last week! And how delightful to find the talk already available online! In this talk I cover some of the values I base my companies on, my approach to being a leader of multiple companies and 9 of my favorite interview questions. This is by far the longest, most honest and personal talk I have ever given. I hope you enjoy!

You can watch all of the other talks here.

Political Lamp

A “>lamp that reacts in real time to the tweets from Donald Trump, and other political events on Twitter. More about this lamp, if you speak French, here.

Laser Cats Stickers

My friend sent me an animated laser cat sticker this morning and it made me laugh out loud. It scanned the entire text message with its laser eyes. Hilarious!

You Are Magic!

Sometimes we need a reminder. You Are Magic Tattly by Yellow Owl Workshop!

Fine / Not Fine

Life is never a straight line, that’s for sure. Fine / Not Fine print by Marc Johns.

The Void Rug

Scott Jarvie’s Void Rug creates the illusion of a gaping black hole. Fun.

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Inner Peace

Fighting Off Telemarketers

Jolly Roger are artificially intelligent bots that keep telemarketers on the line for as long as possible. Listen to this example. OMG!

Job Alert: Part-Time Studio Manager

Come join my team! I am looking to hire a part-time studio manager for my wonderful co-working community Friends Work Here. The ideal candidate has a big heart and enjoys making people feel welcome and connected, loves keeping a space tidy and being surrounded by creative minds. As the studio manager of FWH you set the tone, are the soul of this community.

Advice for Design Students

“The greatest output of your careers will be relationships”

From 10 things I wish every design student knew, by Cameron Moll. A great read.

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3D Zebra Crossing

This painted 3D effect zebra crossing in Iceland is amazing. It was painted to slow down traffic and apparently it’s working. I want them all over Brooklyn. More images here.

Service

“It is high time that the ideal of success should be replaced by the ideal of service.”
– Albert Einstein

Friday Link Pack

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Björk interviews herself.

– I’m a CEO: Here’s how I taught my daughter, from a young age, to thrive as a professional

Notion is a unified & collaborative workspace for your notes, wikis, and tasks.

One person’s history of Twitter, from beginning to end

– Desperate to quit your job? Read this first.

I agree with Grace: These book lists should really be curated more thoughtfully.

– Americans are pack rats. Swedes have the solution: ‘Death cleaning.’ (via)

Swipe Fatigue: How online dating is failing us

Getting Comfortable Versus Getting Lazy

– Is something upsetting you? Watch this. (via)

– Thanks to this blog post by Yancey (and Craig Mod) I know use Outlook on my phone for my email. It’s fantastic.

– I am finally embracing Farro.

Cute emergency.

I asked Tinder for my data. It sent me 800 pages of my deepest, darkest secrets (via)

– Hmm.. Everything in your life, right now, is a reflection of what you believe you deserve.

– Jan Tschichold: A Brief History of the Ampersand

– In two weeks I am going to give Getaway a try. Tiny cabins in the woods.

This sleek, modern vessel is both a watering can and pitcher for watering both you and your plants!

– Forget the carving, here’s your DIY Tattly Pumpkin.

Why You Shouldn’t Buy a “New” Book on Amazon

♥ / Squarespace

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Closed Mondays Tiny Trays

These Tiny Trays by Brooklyn based Closed Monday will bring a bit of whimsy into any home.

I Want This!

The Side Winder allows you to wind, store, and protect your MacBook Charger in under 6 seconds without ever having to touch your cables. YES!