Friday Link Pack

Rollin’ Wild what if animals were round?

– These croissant faces made me laugh!

– These female support system hooks are everything! The placement of the screws. YES! (via)

– I can’t stop watching this.

Hear Bob Dylan’s Newly-Released Nobel Lecture: A Meditation on Music, Literature & Lyrics

The Problem With Life.

– Sophie Greenspan is doing a small paper cut-out each day for a 100 days.

LEGO cats! Wow! (via Chris)

– These paper sculpture birds! WOW!

– Some of these same sex wedding photos go right in the heart.

10 Outdoor Art Projects That Are Easy to Clean Up

This throw!

– I didn’t know albino dolphins existed.

Pics Of Cats High On Catnip

– “If you have ceiling fans, make sure they’re spinning counter-clockwise, which helps keep air moving and keeps things feeling cool. In the winter, fans should rotate clockwise to push the air upward and circulate warm air.” That’s one of many Life Hacks for Staying Cool This Summer

You Should Renew Your Domains Before They Expire

– “One of the most valuable lessons I have learned over the years, and that I have observed many senior leaders struggle with, is the ability to set aside multiple hours per week to think.” 10 things new startup design leaders should do

– Here’s how you can make your own eco-friendly shaving cream. I’ll try this with my kids, just for the fun of it.

– Did you know Tattly collaborated with VOGUE to bring some of their vintage illustrations to your skin?

Rainbow Pool Float

Rainbow pool float!? Made me smile!

Inflammatory Essays

Jenny Holzer‘s Inflammatory Essays made me look.

Bedshelfie

I have a super minimal bed and this bedshelfie would look fabulous on it.

Posters by Daniel Freytag

I would gladly give these posters by Daniel Freytag a home.

IKEA now on Amazon

OMG! You can now order IKEA products on Amazon? My head just exploded. This changes everything!

UPDATE: Uh-oh. Looks ike it’s resellers and not IKEA directly selling on Amazon. This bums me out.

Options

Smile baby.
You’re alive.
You’ve got options.
– Sonya Teclai

Deuce Pitcher/Watering Can

This pitcher / watering can is a beauty.

What 99% looks like

“Shun the non-believers and ship your work.”
– Seth Godin

What 99% looks like

A Good Photograph…

“A good photograph is knowing where to stand.”
– Ansel Adams

More quotes on Photography

Concrete Bowl

This Concrete Bowl won my heart. (I am feeling a slight obsession for all things concrete coming on.)

Stack Trays

These stacked trays are beautiful.

Vintage Film Posters


I just got completely lost in the archives of Posteritati, a New York movie poster gallery that also has an online store featuring more than 40,000 posters. Nice find, Jason!

Desktop Letter Board

Love this playful desktop letter board. Oh, the possibilities.

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Questions To Get To Know Someone

This post has LOTS of questions that help you get to know someone. Here are three that caught my eye:

What have you created that you are most proud of?

What do you value in a friendship?

What question do you always want to ask people but don’t have the courage to ask?

(via)

Art of Government

“The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest.”
– Thomas Jefferson, 1774

(via)

Rubber Band Gun

Rubber Band Gun. My kids would love this.

Bowl and Colander Set

A colander that comes with a bowl. Smart.

Toio

Toio, Sony’s new toy for kids is designed to inspire a future generation of robotics engineers.

I Feel You Cat

Totally feeling this cat.

Friday Link Pack

Need proof that you should never give up on your dream? Here you go! Yep, it made me sob.

– 60 prompt cards with ideas and questions to help us to find confidence and battle against timidity.

– I want to hang this figure it out banner everywhere. Especially my kids’ rooms.

This commercial featuring the iconic blue IKEA bag is pretty poetic.

A Chrome extension that always redirects Amazon to smile.amazon.com so you give with every purchase. (via)

Relationship advice, distilled from 700+ older people

– A NYC style pour over coffee maker. Made me laugh.

– My daughter would love this rainbow-panda pencil pouch.

Saddest phone ever lapel pin.

– This work table!

– Serve milk for your coffee in style with this ceramic beauty.

– Always coming back to this classic stool/side table. One day I will own one.

– Truly interesting read on morning routines

– Now this is a refreshing way to deal with ants.

– David Shrigley Be nice tea towel.

– Couldn’t help but giggle seeing these ear buds.

How to preserve your herbs so they stay fresh longer

This Twitter account keeps making me laugh. I want to hug the person that is the Photoshop wizzard behind it all.

– Change may be inevitable. But our relationship to change can be better or worse. We can use change well or we can be baffled and distressed by change. We can grow or diminish. This essay explores the four key problems that can occur around change – and what we can do about them.

– Here’s your chance to give a 7 minute talk at the August CreativeMornings in NYC. Apply by June 20th.

– Tattly got a shout-out for some of the pride designs in the NYTimes Style Section yesterday! Here is the entire pride collection.

Zjup Shoe Rack

This unusual, wall-mounted shoe rack made me look.

Handkerchiefs

My dad used fabric handkerchief all his life. Still does. They weren’t as design-y as this one or this one though. Are handkerchiefs having a comeback?