The height-adjustable Barber Osgerby stools caught my eye. They are made from a die-cast material and will hold up to abrasions and dents. They’re available in a variety of base and seat finishes for personal customization. More here.
Fascinating: what3words is a global addressing system based on a grid of 57 trillion 3mx3m squares. Each square has been allocated a unique, fixed 3 word address. Poor addressing is costly and annoying in some developed countries, but around the world it hampers the growth and development of nations, ultimately costing lives.
“Forget what you’ve heard about first impressions; it’s the last impressions that count. Last impressions — whether they’re with customer service or a date — are the ones we remember. They’re the ones that keep us coming back. But there’s one kind of final impression that people seem to forget. The email signoff — that line that you write before you type your name — has been all but forgotten. …”
Great read: Second chance for a last impression, by Liz Danzico
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Sony’s new LED bulb with an integrated Bluetooth speaker made me look and wonder. I can’t figure out if this is cool or totally absurd. I am weirdly intrigued.
Also, that photo of the couple lovingly smiling at their lamp.
Format just launched a beautiful new film series called InFrame in collaboration with crazy talented Bas Berkhout. The first film of the series (above) offers a beautiful glimpse into the life of Brooklyn based photographer Jessica Lehrman.
Makes me so happy when good people collaborate. Check out InFrame.
Freitag launched a new backpack called Hazzard. Great simple shape and practical size! I’d totally sport one!
Not familiar with Freitag? All of their bags are made out of super durable and recycled truck tarp and are virtually indestructible. Some of my Freitag bags are 16 years old and still going strong.
I am researching nonprofit organizations that bring art education to children. Do you know of any you're fond of?
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Synchrony made me look. It is a music therapy platform that helps parents and children with autism develop intimacy and promote understanding with each other through improvised music play.
I want to touch it.