Wooden Doorstop

This minimal wooden doorstop gets my two thumbs up.

They / Them Enamel Pronoun Pin

Last week, while buying new prescription glasses, the lovely person at the store was wearing this pin. It resulted in a wonderfully honest, open conversation around gender. It was a lovely moment. This pin made it happen. More of this.

100% of profits are donated to Camp Aranu’tiq, a nonprofit program serving transgender & gender-variant youth and their families.

Books capes

Functional sculptures to display your favorite books. Love.

This dog:

May we all walk through life and seemingly difficult moments with such confidence.

Tattly Tin

Want to earn super aunt status? Or need a fun gift for a party? Consider Tattly Tins. They are solid tins filled with a selection of 25 high quality tattoos designed by professional artists. Above pictured is the Funnest Pack. There’s also the Floral Pack or the Realistic Pack.

The Noun Project

I am continuously amazed by The Noun Project: Search a database of over a million of royalty free icons. Such a delight!

Virtual Reality Beat Saber

I think I would enjoy playing this: VR Beat Saber.

(via Chris)

Egg Labels

Is cage-free better than organic? Are omega-3 eggs worth the extra money? This Lifehacker post breaks down the terms you’ll see on egg cartons.

Swiss Pavilion

Swiss Pavilion invites you to explore bland rental homes as if you’re Alice in Wonderland. I would love to see this in person.

(via Better Living Through Design)

All You Got

Mare sure to Give it All You Got.

Swedish Spring Poster

I am in love with this Swedish Spring Poster, illustrated by designer Lotta Olsson.

Human Sized Balloon Bouquet

This photo of Katie Sokoler as a human sized balloon bouquet made me smile.

What Do You Do For Fun?

I was asked yesterday “What do you do for fun?” I had to think. Spend time with my kids. Sit on my stoop. Host dinner parties. I couldn’t come up with a typical ‘hobby’ though. My work is my passion and is FUN.

And then this morning, I read this Tweet:

I need a hobby.

6 Things You’re Recycling Wrong

Can you recycle coffee cups or greasy pizza boxes? If you’re tossing things in the recycling bin out of sheer hope, you might be an “aspirational recycler.” 6 Things You’re Recycling Wrong

Coral Scarf

This Coral Scarf by Slow Factory is stunning.

10 Principles for Good Design Poster

Widely referenced throughout the design industry and quoted in countless essays, Dieter Rams’ principles of good design are as pure, honest, and uncompromising as the very products he has authored through over 50 years of work in design. Here’s a poster to remind you, every day.

Window Mounted Standing Desk

You better have some legit solid windows to attach this window mounted standing desk onto.

Time Since Launch

Time Since Launch is a single-use, long-scale launch clock. This would be fun to use at the birth of a child.

Wait for the Ending:

Yes, Buttons, Dials

A growing collection of keys, buttons and dials. Love this.

Hair Affairs

Helge Simon’s Hair Affair brushes make me a little uncomfortable, yet I am intrigued. They are made of artificial human hair. And, there is a Kickstarter. I can’t stop giggling.

Making a Case for Joy



So proud of my friend Ingrid Fetell: A few weeks ago she gave a talk on the topic of joy at the prestigious TED Conference and now here it is, featured on the TED Homepage. Just like her, I believe in the importance of joy!

I <3 NYC

A short film about Milton Glaser, the creator of the infamous I Heart NY symbol and his struggle to find love for the city in a trying time.

Forever Rainbow

Love this Forever Rainbow Tattly by Ben Wagner. Also available as a pin.