Friday Link Pack

This gives new meaning to “skating on thin ice.” In Sweden, a filmmaker named Henrik Trygg likes to take his chances skating on pristine sheets of black ice, measuring only five centimeters/two inches thick. TERRIFYING!

– The Obama portraits for the Smithsonian make my heart pitter patter.

– This is terrifying: Chinese police are wearing sunglasses that can recognize faces

– Vintage Educational Video: What to do on a date

Audiobooks for kids.

These socks make me so happy. Have to post them again.

– Put some confidence inducing flair on you.

– I love how The Sill breaks down the plants by category: For Beginners, Pet Friendly, For Small Spaces… –> Click on “Shop Plants”.

On the power of slow consumption (via)

– Poetic: A Double Ring That Breaks in Half for You and Your Love by Frederik Roijé

Everyday Rainbow Wear (via Manu, via Mule Design)

– Does your sandwich have a bag? It should.

– If my kids were still little I would get this Cloud Nine Area Rug with the built-in pillow. Or should I just get it for myself?

– Here’s your chance to float on a big giant smile.

– There are some gems in here: 25 icebreaker questions

– Debbie Millman has once again proven that she is SUPER PRO at interviewing humans. This one with TED founder Richard Saul Wurman is intense.

– I like this Free as a Bird pennant.

– I enjoyed this interview with Jason Kottke, one of the longest standing bloggers I know.

– I have been able to work through some really rough patches in my life (work and personal) thanks to the help of my coach Heath. Can’t recommend him enough.

– This Orangutan by Oliver Jeffers makes me laugh.

– A big thank you to the fine folks at Frere-Jones Type for sponsoring my blog this week. They just introduced a new typeface called Conductor, inspired by a range of historical references. See more of Conductor (with live testing!) and read Helen Rosner’s detailed backstory.

Friday Link Pack

This 99u talk from 4 years ago is one of my favorite talks I have ever given. I am honored they invited me back this year, for their 10 year anniversary conference in May. Also, when I gave this talk, CreativeMornings was in 80 cities. Now we are in 180! GAH!

The world needs more modest, linear growth companies. Please make some.

Digital Dating and the Content Commitment

– I want this card: Game over. Thank you for playing.

– I feel this.

– “My ideas are nothing more than a new
combination of old elements. I have highlighted the text Ihave stolen to demonstrate this principle.

– This book! Dear Client: This Book Will Teach You How to Get What You Want from Creative People

Mondo Neon can make your neon sign dreams come true.

The Chrome extensions team Wired can’t live without!

– This Veggie Lasagna looks tasty.

What The Screen Time Experts Do With Their Own Kids (thank you Ajay)

Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight What They Built

18 Things I Wish I’d Known When Starting Out in UX Design (via)

Maria Kreyn: A millennial with an Old Master’s hand

What gives life meaning, according to kids. (via)

Ellsworth Kelly’s Temple for Light

How better listening leads to better conversations on this week’s HurrySlowly Podcast with Fanny Auger, from the School of Life in Paris.

This house! My heart!

Shuttered Storefronts Are Destroying The West Village’s Character

Eucalyptus scented Tattly! For reals!

– Honored that Ode to Things sponsored my blog this week. I pretty much want everything in their store. Talk about finely curated and a clear aesthetic!

– I am hiring a Community Coordinator at CreativeMornings and a Social Media and Marketing Manager at Tattly. Come work with me!

– Have a good weekend everyone! May you conquer what you need to conquer!

Friday Link Pack

Music video for Jane Bordeaux’s ‘Ma’agalim‘. Beautiful. (via)

– Repair a broken zipper without tools or sewing: FixnZip (via)

Dancing Without Sound, Performing Without Sight

– This looks delicious: Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Chickpeas, Feta, and Herbs

– Comedian Tim Minchin imparts nine life lessons full of hilarity and wisdom, revealing the only sensible thing you should do with your existence. (via)

– This headline made me laugh: 50 Escaped Baboons Shut Down a Paris Zoo

12 tips for using Google Maps on your phone

– It doesn’t get much more minimal than with this wall calendar.

– What If You Never Ate Fruits And Vegetables?

– I’d wear these earrings.

– Some gems in this article: The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2017

– Revolve: The Wheel in Foldable Form

How to control a negotiation like a game theorist. Being patient is key!

When you see yourself first thing in the morning

– Interesting read: The Follower Factory

– It’s a shable!

This looks magical.

– Keep Your Head Up: How Smartphone Addiction Kills Manners and Moods

Tattly did a collaboration with Oliver Jeffers. And everyone seems to love it. Yay!

– Thanks to Onsen for sponsoring my blog this weeks. Also, for making awesome towels.

Friday Link Pack


How to Maintain Friendships

Very nice collection of tools to make sure your website is accessible. (via Chris)

An interview with Bjork on her process, inspiration, and collaboration (via)

Working with a designer (four paths)

How it became normal to ignore texts and emails (via Jocelyn)

These cookbooks covers are the worst.

– I agree with this: You are not your resume. You are the trail you’ve left behind, the people you’ve influenced, the work you’ve done.

– I want to experience the Rainbow Tunnel!

How to write a blog post. (Or simply, how to write!) (via)

– Mad respect to the “snowman-building-folks” in Tokyo

– Why life speeds up. (via Jocelyn)

Low Budget – High Spirit

VSCO Voices is a new grant program that supports creators who use art to empower marginalized communities in the United States. This is wonderful!

– Need some Children’s Book Inspiration? Here’s help.

It’s not just you.

– Jessica Hische has a new Skillshare class: Logotype Masterclass!

This home!

– My cat would not approve of this Kitty-Hoodie.

Stunning photographs from around the world.

– “empathic concern” versus “personal distress”

Postmortem Photography. Fascinating.

– I now totally want a Zig Zag cactus.

– Do you have a big-hearted, fun, kind friend who works in sales and might thrive in a company like Tattly? We are hiring a custom product sales coordinator! Share?

Friday Link Pack

Listen to the sound of the penguin falling. I feel you little penguin. I feel you.

The Need To Be Alone

– Do yourself a favor and read this uplifting post: The Crunch # 51 When I was done reading, I signed up to support Gus and Tane on Patreon.

The 25 films every feminist needs to watch in 2018

What are you trying to do?

– While I hope I won’t have to move ever again, as I love my home so much, I want to remember this simple moving hack.

Stylish IKEA Hacks.

– Self-care is so much more than a social media trend — Mister Rogers explains that when we take care of ourselves, we allow ourselves to grow.

Change in top 10 American companies over the last 100 years

– This after school routine hack is pretty impressive.

The 100 Best Nonfiction Books Of All Time.

– “Real relaxation doesn’t come from doing nothing at all if you’re a busy person but from doing something different.” — Alex Pang in a recent Hurry Slowly Episode

These portraits by Phil Galloway are stunning.

– Two major Apple shareholders push for study of iPhone addiction in children

– Chad Dickerson put together a crowd-sourced list of best books for new, first-time managers.

– Better selfies with this light up selfie case.

This scarf gets my two thumbs up.

– Yes to this cat doormat.

No one really knows.

DIY Tattly Valentine’s Day Cards

– I am determined to navigate 2018 with an open heart. Wearing this at all times.

Friday Link Pack


Dots on trees.

– Do your Apple Earphones not fit? Try EarBuddyz.

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

– Dieter Rams’s 10 Principles of Good Design get a 21st-century update.

– Shift from saying “I can’t do that” to “I don’t do that”. This is a great read!

– I want to bring my children to the Silly Walks Tunnel.

– This NO FUN sweater made me giggle.

When it comes to weather, we have a beginner’s mind.

Two Very Different Kinds of Illustration

The habit of reading.

Be a Responsible Plant Parent in 2018

– 9 Beliefs You Have to Let Go If You Want to Find Inner Peace

– Obama puts out list of favorite books he read, songs he listened to in 2017

One of the funniest moments of 2017.

– I love how my friends at oak studio keep a list of things they shipped during the year. Here’s 2017.

– A few years old, still funny: Pizza Compass

100 Trend Predictions for 2018

This gives me life.

Vitamin D deficiency is real.

– Need motivational reminders, on you, at all times? Here.

Friday Link Pack Gone Saturday

Playtime: One of my most cherished, slightly absurd, visually compelling movies I have ever seen. It’s DENSE!

– I remember how powerful this was when I was a kid. I am ready for another version of something like this.

– What is important is not so much how long you live as whether you live a meaningful life. This doesn’t mean accumulating money and fame, but being of service to your fellow human beings. It means helping others if you can, but even if you can’t do that, at least not harming them. – Dalai Lama

– I loved Anil Dash’s Twitter Question: Who is a person (not counting family) that opened doors for you in your career when they didn’t have to? Anytime is a good time to show gratitude! Here’s my incomplete answer.

– The world needs this: The Good News Network: Positive Stories 24/7

– I love Jocelyn’s Newsletter. So many gems, every time.

This book is lovely. Makes me wish my kids were little again. For a hot second.

– London based French Illustrator Laurène Boglio makes the funnest GIFs!

This pillow is GIANT. I love everything about it. WANT!

Moon Air Freshener.

– This soap dish made me smile. When does that ever happen? Exactly.

– These Tinsel Silver Earrings made me laugh.

– This favorite child patch is hilarious. Imagine you have 7 grown up kids and give one to each. Ha!

Crushes don’t last forever. You need to keep adding magic and generosity.

What Siri and Alexa might look like, according to artists

Good Enough.

– This made me laugh out loud: The Definition Of Hell For Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type (via)

– This ironing board makes total sense.

– What a treasure trove: A compendium of Kevin Kelly’s Recommendo newsletter.

– I have attended the Do Lectures a few years ago and it was an incredible experience. Excited to be speaking and attending the 10 year anniversary DO Wales this June.

100% Human

– You made it to the very end. You deserve a high five.

Friday Link Pack

What are those monkeys doing in my bed?

– A wooden water pistol! Ha!

Visual Sitemaps! I love this.

– If only this existed when I was a kid, growing up in the Swiss country side: 10+ YouTube Channels to Learn How to Draw for Free

– This disco snowman made me laugh.

Unlikely places and untangled goals

Customize your very own ugly Christmas Sweater. (via)

– Your kids are going to do things they shouldn’t. Keep a sense of humor. It helps.

– This mermaid tail mug made me chuckle.

This made me uncomfortable. But I couldn’t look away.

– Ziggeo’s Screen Recording API is the first embeddable video screen recorder. Ideal for customer service troubleshooting, website testing/customer experience and market research.

– Ever feel awkward? Here’s a video for you.

– These Orla Kiely iPhone Cases make me swoon. (via)

This home took my breath away! What a dream!

– If my kids were still little I would totally get one of this charming looking mp3 players.

These earrings are stunning.

– I enjoyed this post by Grace Bonney: What I Wish I’d Known Before Starting Design*Sponge

Beginner’s guide series on cryptoassets

– All of the Tattly Gift Ideas.

Friday Link Pack

– Someone Asked the Internet to Name a Badder Bitch Than Taylor Swift and People Delivered

– Design-y Bottle Humidifier. (via the 2017 DesignMilk Gift Guide)

– Oh, I weirdly like these Sound Skins for SONOS.

– A reminder that it’s totally ok to be the friend who gets a little too excited.

Debbie Millman has a new Skillshare class about visual storytelling.

Why Joy is the Best Protest

The “Other Side” Is Not Dumb, by Sean Blanda

This book! I miss him so much.

Beat Generosity Burnout

Heartbeat: A bi-weekly newsletter on leadership, company culture, employee engagement and employee feedback by Claire Lew.

A boutique hotel you can call home.

– Zaha Hadid: celebrating her life, vision and buildings

A Winter Guide to NYC

The ‘untranslatable’ emotions you never knew you had

– I love my Stutterheim raincoat. I want all the colors.

– Want to know how much time you spend on your phone per day? The Moment app will track it and tell you. (via Jocelyn)

Reading at work.

Tattlys new Flash Custom program allows you to order personalized existing designs in low quantities. A fun surprise at a friend’s birthday, your book club, … you name it!

– Come work with me! CreativeMornings is hiring a community coordinator to help grow our global community or organizers.

Friday Link Pack

(via Jocelyn)

– I’d be ok with a Christmas Tree entirely covered in Croissant Ornaments.

– This potato cake looks delicious.

How to raise a feminist son.

– Teens are hard to gift to. Cool Mom Picks’s Teen Gift Guide has some gems in there. E would love the Not Parent Approved Card Game

– He folks in the U.S: Did you know that if you text 741741 when you are feeling really depressed or suicidal, a crisis worker will text with you?

These intricate paper cutouts. WOW!

A snowflake garland. This is fun crafty project for a rainy day.

– Tara Brach: Breath by Breath (23 min) meditation

– FiftyThree to announces Paste™ – a new, collaborative presentation tool to help you and your team turn ideas into compelling stories.

How the way you write changes the way you think.

When habit-forming products become addictive, by Aaron Weyenberg

An email newsletter sent every other Thursday about how technology is killing/saving/changing democracy. By Sean Blanda.

– Finally a house made of LEGO!

– OMG! These pies!

– “when people are struggling, don’t give unsolicited advice. Instead, tell them they won’t go through this alone—and show up for them.” via Adam Grant.

– I would wear these earrings.

– Wanting this “strike up match holder” makes me feel like a most definitely a grown up now.

My LinkedIn photo. (via Jocelyn)

– MailChimp spoke to Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad and learned six key lessons on making. (via the CreativeMornings newsletter)

Tattly Does Goo pairs artists with meaningful not-for-profit organizations to raise awareness and raise funds. The latest design, Pinky Promise, supports Planned Parenthood of New York City.

Friday Link Pack

– OMG, Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot can do an f-ing BACKFLIP!

The Types of Friends You Need To Be Happy In Life

Owning a dog makes you live longer, says science

– Who wouldn’t want to hang a timecapsule ornament on their tree?

This makes me want to own a truck.

– The Potemkin Village By Gregor Sailer

Disney Animators Share Their ‘Nine Old Men’ Inspiration Stories. We always need to remember and honor the masters that came before us.

This made me laugh.

– What the heck?! An Inside Look at the World’s Only Private Boeing 787 Dreamliner Jumbo Jet

Over 400 of the world’s most popular websites record your every keystroke, Princeton researchers find

– I want the cat and the catbed.

– This stackable bed by IKEA makes for a good kids room bed alternative instead of a Trundle.

– I want one of these rechargeable Nomad Lanterns.

– The sweet spot between absolute narcissism and crippling self doubt is ART.

– I am going to make one of these with my kids.

Stubborn Homeowners Refused To Move, And Faced Unexpected Consequences

The holidays are approaching fast.

Amazon Black Friday Deals.

– These are good questions, for any serious relationship: 13 Questions to Ask Before Getting Married

– Psst… take 30% off over on Tattly until Monday with discount code BLACKFRIDAY2017. They make the best stocking stuffers, no matter what age!

Friday Link Pack

– This shoe organizer seems quite useful.

Mondaine launches the first wristwatch created using natural castor oil.

Real Life is ups and downs.

– Lovely episode of the Clever Podcast with the beautiful soul Paola Antonelli.

– Every new or soon-to-be-new-parent should read this raw and honest story on fatherhood by Phil Toledano.

– I truly enjoyed this conversation between Steven Pressfield and Mark McGuinness. If you don’t know his books, look him up.

How to find love.

– My son (7) loves this book by Jon Burgerman so much! It’s like rocket fuel for his imagination.

A photographer’s old college classmates, back then and now.

– This Silicone Dish Scrubber seems smart.

Mother by Amanda Palmer. (via)

– An uplifting read: How the ‘Shalane Flanagan Effect’ Works

This Instagram account asks good questions.

Real Life is ups and downs.

Stray Cats Captured in Martial Arts Poses by Hiroyuki Hisakata

A Pine Romance. Switzerland is so darn majestic. (Thanks Cory)

– Did you know Tattly offers custom temporary tattoos for your next event, tradeshow, company give away etc?

Friday Link Pack

– These mugs are beautiful.

Go home evolution, you’re drunk.

– These pop-up bike racks ‘disappear’ into the pavement when they’re not in use

Setu is a community-driven directory for yoga teachers.

Getting blunt with my daughters, because #metoo.

Something is wrong on the internet, an essay on YouTube, children’s videos, automation, abuse, and violence.

– The mini lumio is magical.

– I have been looking for a jewelry box. I think I found it.

– Research: For Better Brainstorming, Tell an Embarrassing Story

Kids, Would You Please Start Fighting?

This is brilliant.

– Guy films brilliant ad to auction off his girlfriend’s used car, but it worked too well.

– Some good tips in here: Time Management and Productivity Tricks

– Ashamed to work in Silicon Valley: how techies became the new bankers

– This is a decorative way to keep matches in your home.

Every Exhibition Held at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Presented in a New Web Site: 1929 to Present

How to make individual Mac & Cheese cups

9 Simple Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi Network

Hate the iPhone X notch? There’s an app for that

– Fascinating: This bike helmet is like an airbag for your head

– These pixelated tea towels would look good in my kitchen.

– “As long as you are tactful, 95% people are extremely receptive to a clear “no.” Especially if you tell them why.” Saying No with Grace

Get your veggies on!

♥ / Mondaine

Big thanks to Mondaine for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week.

Mondaine launches the first wristwatch created using natural castor oil. SBB essence, a collection that combines the brand’s classic minimalist appeal with modern eco-friendly design, also comes with a natural rubber strap and a reusable carrying case made from recycled PET bottles. Perfect to hold a phone or sunglasses.

This Swiss-made watch comes at a very giftable price and is sure to make a statement about your style.

Swiss Miss readers can preorder here before it launches to the public on November 15th.

(Interested in sponsoring a week of my RSS feed, learn more here.)

Friday Link Pack

A library card scarf. Love.

– Wow, what a beauty of a waste bin.

– It’s a sale on top of a sale! Savings of 75% off regular price thru Sunday at Tattly. Check out the sale collection now!

– A Book Apart launched a new book: The New CSS Layout

A book on confidence.

Hybrid Chair.

How to Roast Brussels Sprouts

Bamboo Forest on a Roof. YES!

The new Sonos One with voice activation is a delight. I love how the Sonos system lets me easily connect my speaker in my living room, bathroom and kitchen. Makes listening to podcasts while cleaning so much more entertaining! :)

Why COOs Should Think Like Behavioral Economists

– Adam Grant’s simple matrix to get employees or kids more engaged

– In 1955, this tiny electric narrow gauge train was installed in New York’s Holland Tunnel, driven by traffic cops to monitor & slow vehicles

How to influence company culture

4 tips for talking to people you disagree with

A monthly mix of house music. Perfect for exercise, coding, driving etc. Each mix is named after a pantone color.

When you buy from a small business

– Nov 1 is the 1st day for enrolling in health coverage at Here are ways how you can help spread the word!

How to be the best artist in the world. (via)

– I like what this new brand Skylar Yoo is up to: Lady power!

– Wonderfully inspiring new episode of Hurry Slowly with record-breaking marathon swimmer Kim Chambers. Listen in!

Geometric Birds and Other Designs Formed From Bright Folded Paper

– Create more value than you capture! That should be every entrepreneur’s aspiration. Tesla gives technology away for free.

– This is shocking: After employees vote to unionize, Gothamist and DNAinfo are shut down by its owner. And all archives have been deleted!

Ford built a robot butt to test the seats in its cars

– This made me laugh: A photo representing Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram and LinkedIn.

– This laundry detergent makes my home smell so good: Zum Clean.

– “Time spent fretting about our status as impostors is time away from dancing with our fear, from leading and from doing work that matters.” Read Seth Godin’s full post.

– My friends who love to cook are really into the scented Tattly Herb Set by Vincent Jeannerot.

Friday Link Pack

I spoke at Adobe MAX last week!

The TBH app: What parents should know about this hot new app for kids

Humblebragging just makes you look like a fraud.

Why is it you can sense when someone is staring at you?

The Silent Rise of the Female Driven Economy

This rain poncho!

Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant Is Also Going To Purify Sea Water

How to Power Dress Like History’s Greatest Women

Lego builds life-size Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1 car

– Photographer Spends Almost 10 Years Photographing the Most Beautiful Libraries Around the World

Google and the resurgence of Italian Design

– Some of the design fails in this post made me laugh out loud.

– This sloth pillow made me smile.

– These Fiber Art Rainbows are charming

– This made me laugh: Walk On The Wild Side – Funny Talking Animals

Every IKEA Product translated. FUN! (via)

– This is a beautiful planter.

Rainbow kitten makes everything better.

Friday Link Pack


Björk interviews herself.

– I’m a CEO: Here’s how I taught my daughter, from a young age, to thrive as a professional

Notion is a unified & collaborative workspace for your notes, wikis, and tasks.

One person’s history of Twitter, from beginning to end

– Desperate to quit your job? Read this first.

I agree with Grace: These book lists should really be curated more thoughtfully.

– Americans are pack rats. Swedes have the solution: ‘Death cleaning.’ (via)

Swipe Fatigue: How online dating is failing us

Getting Comfortable Versus Getting Lazy

– Is something upsetting you? Watch this. (via)

– Thanks to this blog post by Yancey (and Craig Mod) I know use Outlook on my phone for my email. It’s fantastic.

– I am finally embracing Farro.

Cute emergency.

I asked Tinder for my data. It sent me 800 pages of my deepest, darkest secrets (via)

– Hmm.. Everything in your life, right now, is a reflection of what you believe you deserve.

– Jan Tschichold: A Brief History of the Ampersand

– In two weeks I am going to give Getaway a try. Tiny cabins in the woods.

This sleek, modern vessel is both a watering can and pitcher for watering both you and your plants!

– Forget the carving, here’s your DIY Tattly Pumpkin.

Why You Shouldn’t Buy a “New” Book on Amazon

Friday Link Pack


– You have read this, right? ‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia

– IKEA introduces ‘LURVIG,’ the company’s first collection of furniture and accessories for pets

The 2017 MacArthur Fellows.

How to clear the data on your old phone before you sell it.

The woman in the room.

The Wirecutter got a facelift.

– This container home in the middle of the desert made me look.

– What are white writers for?

– Hiring: It’s About Cultural Contribution, Not Cultural Fit

Why do communities exist? For internal or external purpose? Or both?

To give better feedback, you must fully understand the agony of receiving it

How stores trick you into buying more things.

– If only all Twitter conversation were this pure.

– This must indeed be the best Google Image Search of all times.

This made me laugh. Tragically.

– A woman saw a pigeon in danger so she called the pigeon a cab.

– Students email professor with study question, get an unexpectedly kind response

This prosthetic transforms your hand into a tool

– I asked on Twitter “What is a book that has changed your life?” The answers are amazing.

– Please tell me you have watched Paola Mendoza’s tremendous CreativeMornings talk?

– Get spooky with the Tattly Graveyard Set.

Friday Link Pack

World’s smallest cup of coffee

– The third season of Michael Bierut’s podcast The Design of Business / The Business of Design has launched

– “There are two types of time: Dead time — where you are passive and biding and Alive time — where you are learning and acting and leveraging every second towards your intended future. Which will this be for you?” Alive Time vs Dead time. (via Jocelyn)

Work and the loneliness epidemic.

– I buy wine based on the label design. Can’t help it. I’d buy these.

– What an incredible human being. Watch the video.

-This article on how to deal with assholes is the most refreshing thing I have read in a long time. (via Jocelyn)

– I am about to step up my pancake game with this Batter Dispenser.

The AIGA Guide to Careers in Graphic and Communication Design

Google Pixel Buds are wireless earbuds that translate conversations in real time

Fully agree with Guy Kawasaki. He warns that Facebook should be wary of alienating its user base.

– This kids winter hat has a built-in flash light. Fun.

– This Cat LED nightlight is quite adorable.

10 great resources for women entrepreneurs

– These candle holders made me laugh.

Of all the virtues, “hope” is one of the most-needed in our time.

Spotify’s Time Capsule personalized playlists

– This adorable kids blanket won my heart.

Beauty Warriors.

– My team put together some pretty fun Tattly Halloween Costume ideas.

Friday Link Pack

A ballerina dances as the joints on her body are traced with a computer-generated rotoscope animation technique, an algorithm that brings a mathematical layer to her natural movements.

– If you haven’t watched this brand new talk by Paola Mendoza, the artistic director of the WomensMarch, please take a few minutes to do so. It will light a fire in your heart.

GOODNEWSPAPER prints the stories of the people, ideas, and movements that are changing the world for the better.

Fixing the ‘Brain Damage’ Caused by the I.P.O. Process

Care by Volvo is a car subscription service.

How To Buy Your First Home: A No Nonsense Step-by-Step Guide

– Fascinating: Elizebeth Smith Friedman, a puzzle-solving heroine of the world wars. (via Manu)

Poetic Computation is a book website that made me look. Created by HAWRAF.

– I am in love with the Mechanical Pencil, made from a solid piece of metal and designed to last a lifetime.

– Excted for this: Blue Planet II: The Prequel

Immigrants are over-represented among Nobel Prize winners, patent holders, MacArthur genius grant winners. (via Adam Grant)

– I like this cafe owner’s sense of humor.

On living in an interrupt culture. (via Jocelyn)

Patagonia Has Launched Its Own Online Thrift Store. Brilliant.

A soapless tunnel washing truck in Switzerland. The Swiss crack me up. EVERYTHING is so neat and perfect. Even the tunnels.

Tinybop apps are now on the web, for use on any computer or device, in classrooms everywhere.

This man survived the atomic bomb drop on Nagasaki, Japan. He has a message for the U.S. and North Korea.

How to import all of your podcasts from iTunes/Apple Podcasts to RadioPublic

When you create a solid routine, you save your willpower for the stuff that matters.

– This portable kids toy box is quite smart.

New personal rule: If I “think a compliment”, I force myself to tell the person that triggered the thought. We don’t compliment enough!

– oooh! This side table!

This colander made me laugh!

– A top recruiter lists the red flags that ruin any interview. I definitely never asked enough questions back in the day when I was interviewing for a position!

Faroe Islands. I want to see this IRL one day.

How to be a modern parent

These ladies are so adorably excited about our scented Tattly. Made me smile.

Friday Link Pack

– I’d go camping in a fancy airstream.

Are you a climate optimist?

Good News for Young Strivers: Networking Is Overrated (via Jocelyn)

– A super short video showing how air moves due to a passing truck. (via)

– For the germophobe: Disposable Airplane Seat Cover

Typely is an online proofreading tool. (via Jocelyn)

Do Artists and Designers Have an Obligation To Be Political?

What Is Luck?

Roger is a video walkie talkie for Mac.

– What does a daily recommended amount of fruits and vegetables look like? Here you go.

– Every week my design team takes existing Tattly and creates a hack. Check them out. So creative!

How to Make Closer Friendships

– I keep coming back to these mesmerizing GIFs.

White privilege explained.

Wash Your Clothes On The Go With Scrubba

– Brand logos drawn from memory by 150 people

We still live in a culture in which white people are very seldom stopped from doing anything they want to do, and when they are stopped or challenged, get extraordinarily upset about it.

Round 3 of Jimmy Kimmel’s Health Care Battle

– I know what I might do this weekend: Pom Pom Mobile

An instagram dedicated to making pasta. (via)

– Apparently you can teach cats tricks!

– Some of these book dedications are hilarious.

– This dad bag fanny pack made me shiver. (via)

– Did you know Tattly works with fragrance house Agilex to make scented temporary tattoos?

Friday Link Pack

A masterpiece in the making: The Leica M10

– I would hang this in my living room. For sure.

How to recycle.

– OMG! This Is a Generic Millennial Ad

– Textured tote from Iittala in collaboration Issey Miyake. Beautiful.

Illusions tableware. Weird.

How to repair a wet, damaged book

The LuMee iPhone case comes with a built-in light.

– Love this: Brief, a Chrome extension with one very simple goal: to keep your emails under 125 words. (via)

Streetview of the 1980s in New York

– Turn yourself or your kid into a Taco this Halloween.

Elon Musk Reveals the Main Reason He’s Trying to Make as Much Money as Possible

– This made me laugh: iPhone X home button dongle

– The fine folks at HelpScout put together an education resource for companies and teams who want to create better customer experiences: HelpU

– Every looking for services that will transcribe a conversation you recorded? Here are a few resources listed. (via)

– This is a good-looking laundry bag.

– What an unusual looking speaker.

How To Retain More From The Books You Read In 5 Simple Steps (via)

This guy deserves a medal.

– Stinking cute: Rechargeable, battery-powered bedside light, styled as a retro camera.

– These are beautiful Salad Servers.

How Apps Can Make Your Vacation Better

Interesting read: We remember the disadvantages we’ve overcome, but gratitude & compassion stem from recalling advantages we’ve had.

– Completely ridiculous: Fish Flip Flops. Made me laugh.

Why do you take so long in the shower?

– Wow, this Fondue pot!

– LOL! A sausage dog bench.

You are totally magic.

Friday Link Pack

– The Snowball of debt as percentage of GDP

– Stunning ballpoint pen drawings.

Simple iPhone trick frees up storage space you didn’t know you had (via)

– This all-in-one living cube is pretty cool.

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

How to Make Friends—Literally

– This made me smile: Players find out their coach used to tour with MC Hammer and make him do the Hammer Time dance. He nails it.

– This is a lovely, minimal cube necklace.

The 3 types of bullshit feedback — and what to do about them

– I want to visit The Hill of Buddha one day.

Bedtime stories about race and social justice

Adult-Sized Little Tikes-Inspired Car Spotted in UK

Learn Tai Chi Online. I love the internet so much.

A Simple, Inexpensive Trick to Find Out Exactly What Your Voice Sounds Like to Other People

– This Friday Link Pack was dispatched while on vacation in the Swiss Alps. Prost!

Friday Link Pack

(via this post by Sean Blanda)

The Paradox of Tolerance

Why Six Hours Of Sleep Is As Bad As None At All

Accidental Wes Anderson Sets in Real Life

– There’s a podcast festival happening in NYC, early September. Looks fun!

Ear Hustle brings you stories of life inside prison, shared and produced by those living it.

– Impressive: Illuminated Kirigami Lamp of a Castle in the Sky

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

– I love this kids Tee!

– Some of these made me laugh out loud: 30 things my neighbor Kathy said to help me bounce back after the divorce.

This Is How Your Fear and Outrage Are Being Sold for Profit

– Christoph Niemand will be having a show called The Masters Series in NYC this fall! The retrospective will showcase Christoph’s inventiveness through never-before-seen work from his personal collection, illustrations, magazine covers, animations and digital works that have built his reputation as one of the most renowned creative talents in the field today.

– This Vegan Oreo Fidget Spinner made me laugh.

Above the Fold is a Myth.

– Love love love this wall grid.

– There are no negotiated salaries or raises at Basecamp. Everyone in the same role at the same level is paid the same. Equal work, equal pay. How we pay people at Basecamp

– The Creative Playdate Podcast is for parents that are pursuing creative careers. I enjoyed this podcast with illustrator Keith Negley.

Six Scandinavian Raincoats

The Dieline asked me some questions about what it was like to start Tattly.