How poetic and beautiful are these pencil shaving flowers by Haruka Misawa?
When G and I got married a long time ago, we didn’t want ‘stuff’. We wanted art. We bluntly asked our family and friends to contribute to an ‘art fund’ that would allow us to buy art for our new home. We got checks and cash. It was awkward. But hey, we did end up purchasing beautiful art!
I wish Tendr already existed. Tendr takes the awkwardness out of giving money. Imagine if Paperless Post and Venmo had a baby. Yep, that’s Tendr. Have an occasion you’re raising money for and asking family and friends to contribute? Use Tendr. Really good people behind this service!
My favorite part is that every time you use their service, send a beautifully designed card to send someone money, the artist that designed the card gets a generous cut of the service fee. Just like Tattly, Tendr believes in supporting artists. YES!
Fellow New Yorkers, my friends are organizing a Human Rainbow to span the Brooklyn Bridge today to mourn the victims of the Orlando mass shooting. Dress monochromatic, in one bright rainbow color and show up at the middle of the Brooklyn Bridge at 6.30pm. TODAY! Yes to Human Rainbows and love.
I love to cook with cast iron pans but have never seen this type of shape. I’d give it a loving home.
An IKEA museum is scheduled to open at the end of this month inside the building that housed the company’s first ever store. I’d visit.
Nobody told me but apparently being in your 40s means all of the feels all the time. So, I am proudly wearing my Adam J.K Feelings Pin.
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I love the flexibility and playfulness that comes with modular furniture. This sofa, called Box Hyperactive caught my eye. My kids would totally approve and constantly rearrange our living room. Love the fact that Hannabi sofas are unique so the width and depth of each is tailored to the customer. Every element fits together but can be separated so they can form many different arrangements.
HeyHeydeHass makes beautiful art object machines.
When they started working on this project they had just two requirements: the automata they were about to produce had to perform a sensual act when being handled – in a safe for work way. They also needed to be simple, beautiful objects when in rest, made from high quality materials. Sexy alternatives to all those Executive Ball Clickers.
Team HeyHeydeHaas does the majority of the work on the Autoeromatons in house and by hand. From figuring out the mechanics of the automata and casting bronze at a local foundry, to polishing till you drop. They are a thing of beauty.
“Every opportunity is attached to a person. Opportunities do not float like clouds in the sky. They’re attached to people. If you’re looking for an opportunity — including one that has a financial payoff — you’re really looking for a person.”
– Ben Casnocha
From this article: The Key to Luck Is Being a People Connector, by Jocelyn K. Glei
“The volume of the ego is turned down so that it might listen to others as well as the self in an effort to approach life more humanely and compassionately.” The quiet ego brings others into the self without losing the self.
The Surprising Benefits of a Quiet Ego, by Scott Barry Kaufman
My kids would LOVE this leaping long jump mat. My downstairs neighbor not so much.