Friday Link Pack

– Great NYTimes article by Gray Matter on Why We Love Beautiful Things

– Photos of classic ‘this & that‘ pairs – with the second item formed into an ampersand. Lovely.

– This is what 200 calories looks like. Powerful.

– United Pixelworkers provide a crash course in selling and shipping 1,000 tees a month. (via The Standardistas)

LaLa LunchBox App is on sale today. Let your kid decide what’s for lunch!

– A fantastic read: Advice to My Kids by Leo Babauta.

Hustle T-Shirt

Cords: If you can’t hide them, embellish them.

– Watch Maria Popova’s (Brainpickings) Keynote at last week’s TOC Conference

– Zoe draws a ‘beast’ a week and they are quite charming. My favorites: The Skunk, Woodchuck and Racoon.

A purse made out of Oak. Oddly charming.

How to Clean a Washing Machine

– Fascinating article by Michael Moss: The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food

Oh, you crazy Swedes! Why are you so awesome?

Stately Font Lets You Make Data Maps Of The U.S., Just By Typing

– 21 (!) CreativeMornings are happening around the world today. Consider me humbled.

Table&Tennis combines a ping pong table with the qualities of a dinner or conference table.

CNN’s 12 rules of the internet. (via)

7 Tips for Getting to Inbox Zero by Rory Vaden

– David Pogues’ Times column on the world’s first full-frame compact camera. An expensive experiment from Sony.

– Happy Cog in Austin is looking to hire an Interactive Designer.

Tumblr is not What you Think, by Adam Rifkin

– The speaker roster for the upcoming 99u conference is out. Impressive. My personal highlight is Sugru Inventor and CEO Jane ni Dhulchaointigh. is an app that lets you find swatches from your favorite websites!

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