Friday Link Pack

MANERA – ISLANDS OF THE STRANGERS from MANERA – Stay Salty – on Vimeo.

– Wow! Zooniverse is the world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research. (via)

– I would LOVE one of these blankets.

String art. Love it.

– Emily Cohen has tons of experience in running and advising design studios and agencies. She came out with a book.

– Please tell me you know about Various Keytags? Right?

Skim reading is the new normal.

– Interesting! Collaborative gift books for your favorite people.

CMYK Rainbows.

– More of this: Phluid is New Yorks’ first ‘gender-free’ clothing store celebrating non-binary fashion.

The Art of Being Completely Alone

– Hey US based folks, are you registered to vote? Do you need an absentee ballot? (No link, just a question!)

This photo!

What if we only worked on projects we’re willing to commit to doing 100 times?

Dense Discovery is a weekly newsletter helping web workers be productive, stay inspired, and think critically. I admire Kai Brach’s work.

Is it true?

– Ooooh! Giant Paper Sculptures Inspired by Microscopic Organisms

– Wait what? You can buy a $4,759 meat slicer in the MoMA store. I would have loved to be in that buyer meeting.

How to run a better meeting

– I keep coming back to this one. I don’t have a dog. But I want this dog bed.

– This new Fuchsias Tattly by Vincent Jeanerot is beautiful.


Cool jobs to apply for:

Herman Miller is looking to hire a Product Manager.

Factory 360 is looking for a lead designer.

Adobe is hiring a Creative Director.

UncommonGoods is looking to hire a COO.

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Be Responsible

“Be responsible for the energy you are projecting into the world.”
Brendon Burchard

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Times Newer Roman

I wish I had this typeface when I was at university: Times Newer Roman looks like a teacher-approved font, but it actually lets you cheat on your paper, as this typeface runs bigger than the regular Times Roman.

Dear Professor Ford

Dear Professor Ford, I applaud your courage and strength in coming forward. I believe you.

Dear Senators, do the right thing.

Dear men, step up.

Humidifier Factory


Fill the Humidifier Factory with water. Place on heater. Cute.

Books Are Bananas

This poster. So good.

Food Puzzles

Love these food puzzles!

We Need A Red Box

“Wanting to combat the cultural taboos against criticizing management, Toyota’s leaders painted a big red square on the assembly line floor. New employees had to stand in it at the end of their first week, and they were not allowed to leave until they had criticized at least three things on the line. The continual improvement this practice spawned was part of Toyota’s success. I asked my team what they thought: did we need a red box?”
– Kim Scott

From the book Radical Candor

In Defense of Scooters

This defense of Bird Scooters made me laugh.

(via Chris)

Eric Liu

Far too many Americans are illiterate in power — what it is, how it operates and why some people have it. As a result, those few who do understand power wield disproportionate influence over everyone else. “We need to make civics sexy again,” says civics educator Eric Liu. “As sexy as it was during the American Revolution or the Civil Rights Movement.”

The Coat Canvas Tote

A simple, beautiful canvas tote.

You’re More Powerful Than You Think

“If you don’t learn how to practice power, someone else will do it for you—in your name, on your turf, with your voice, and often against your interests.”
– Eric Liu

From his book: You’re More Powerful Than You Think

(via)

You Are Magic

You are magic trinket tray. Lovely.

Too Much For Some People

This quote pretty much sums up my childhood on the Swiss countryside.

You Are Great

Love this embroidery piece by Jojo Giltsoff. She has an Etsy store. And now can’t stop thinking about what custom piece I want.

Why We Say “OK”

Why we say “OK”: The history of the most widely spokenword in the world

Friday Link Pack

– OMG! Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards!

– I love this new Sea/Dusk print by Christoph Niemann.

Compare iPhone models.

– “Your anger is a sign that somebody has crossed a boundary.

Tim Ferriss and Scott Belsky in conversation.

This auction of Paul Rand work, and belongings, is an absolute joy. (via)

Did you know? “If you start counting from zero your lips won’t touch until you reach 1 million.”

Wealthsimple asked me to talk about money.

– Comedian continues to create witty parodies of bizarre celebrity photos. Made me laugh.

– This throw!

– I like this approach on how to deal with the onslaught of marketing/product solicitations. (I get about 30-50 per week!)

Colorplan is a fun way to play around with color combinations. (via Chris)

Inflatable pug.

– This is one beautiful, wooden step ladder. (Yes, also expensive!)

– These hot water bottles put a smile on my face.

– I love these polka dotted sheets.

– Ever wondered what the world would look like without billboards bus decals, and banners?

When running was for weirdos.

– Today is a Rosemary day for me.


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– Better is hiring a Head of Product Design in New York.

– Flatiron School is hiring a Community Marketing Associate in Chicago, Dallas, Denver and more.

– MailChimp is hiring an Android Engineer in Atlanta.

– The Creative Exchange is hiring a part-time Designer/Photographer in Brooklyn (remote friendly).

Asana is hiring a Head of Sales in Sydney, Australia.

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Baker Menu

I don’t own a bakery, but I still want the Bakers Menu Lettering System.

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Exquisite Corpse Drawing Game

This is one of my favorite drawing games to do with my 8 year old.

A Mind is Like A Parachute

“A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.”
– Frank Zappa

(via Bailey)

Listen To Your Heart

I can’t wait until Secret Holiday has this banner back in stock. Definitely a message I wish I would have had hanging in my house a few years ago. And now.

Deficit of Wonder

“We live in an age when you say casually to somebody ‘What’s the story on that?’ and they can run to the computer and tell you within five seconds. That’s fine, but sometimes I’d just as soon continue wondering. We have a deficit of wonder right now.”
– Tom Waits

(via Ingrid Fetell)