Boy, I hurried…

“Boy, I hurried… I hurried for a long time. I’m sorry I did. All the time you’re hurrying, you’re not really as aware as you should be. You’re trying to make things happen instead of just letting it happen. You follow me?”
Bob Dylan

Wooden Dustpan and Brush Set

Zara Home is making me swoon these these days. This Wooden Dustpan and Brush Set is a beauty.

Wick

As a cat owner I shy away of having candles in my house and am wondering if the Wick would create somewhat the same ambiance as a candle would.

Arc’teryx Presents: Nexus

Nexus is a ski film documenting five distinct groups of female skiers, their connection to the mountains and how skiing shapes their relationships. This is getting me excited for ski season.

Aluminum Table With Wheels

Whoa, this is a beautifully minimal aluminum side table with wheels.

Real, Fun, Wow! Throw Blanket

I love this Throw Blanket by Real Fun Wow! The owner of the brand, Darren Thomas is a super refreshingly brilliant marketer. Watch this video he made about this blanket. I love following his account and am continuously surprised at how he makes me smile with his product videos.

PS: You can also get some Real Fun Wow Tattly!

Keith Jarrett – Bordeaux Concert Part III

Grab a cup of tea. Put your headphones on. Listen.

(Thank you Matteo)

Connection on A Global Scale

Deeply moved by this thorough and generous article on the magic of CreativeMornings, my biggest labor of love.

In case you’re not familiar with CreativeMornings: It’s the world’s largest face-to-face creative community. You can attend events in 225 cities every month or tune into our free digital FieldTrips (aka workshops) online.

Conditions I Don’t Want

“How am I complicit in creating the conditions I say I don’t want?”
Jerry Colonna

Do It Poorly

This is powerful in its simplicity.

(via Chris)

Tauba Auerbach’s RGB Colorspace Atlas

Whoa! The RGB Colorspace Atlas by New York-based artist Tauba Auerbach is a massive tome containing digital offset prints of every variation of RGB color possible.

Digital Love Languages

I love the idea of Digital Love Languages. I always appreciate receiving a “this makes me think of you” texts.

Care Enough

“You really can change the world if you care enough.”
– Marian Wright Edelman

Erik Nitsche

Loving these pieces by Swiss Graphic Design legend Erik Nitsche. Would love to own one of these!

Figs Are Inside Out Flowers

The urban legend says there are dead wasps inside every fig. This blew my mind. (I love figs!)

She’s a Bit Much

This hit a nerve.

Link Pack

In ‘Sometimes Making Something Leads to Nothing’, 1997, Francis Alÿs pushed a block of ice through the streets of Mexico City until it completely melted. After nice hours the block was reduced to no more than an ice cube suitable for a whisky on the rocks, so small that he could casually kick it along the street.

To have without holding. by Marge Piercy

– I purchased the Nimbot D11 label maker and I am in love. It’s pretty and functional. Everything is currently being labeled in my house.

TikTok and the fall of social media giants. Facebook is trying to copy TikTok, but this strategy may well signal the end of these legacy platforms, by Cal Newport

– Want: Pants that are basically a warm blanket.

– I have absolutely No Shelf Control when it comes to buying books.

Stone Skipping Is a Lost Art. Kurt Steiner Wants the World to Find It.

Wisdom Engines: Technologies for Evolution and Happiness

– These pants made me laugh: ALL OF THE POCKETS!

– I love that organizations like The Free Little Library exists.

– Brené Brown’s vulnerable and tender reflections from her summer sabbatical. (via)

Non-Coercive Marketing: A Primer (via)

TinyKiwi is a simple, fast editing tool to polish screenshots, create blog post covers and size-appropriate social media assets. (via)

– Is there a CreativeMornings in your city? Go attend an event and be in community. It makes a difference. If there isn’t one, start a chapter?

– Have a party or dinner party coming up? Get a Jumbo Party Pack from Tattly and let the fun begin.

Segmented Backpack by Matador

I love the concept of a segmented backpack. The organizer in me is getting very excited about this.

Perfct

Lovely poster by Berlin based P98a.

(Thanks Steve!)

Link Pack

Not new, but still wonderful.

The Unexpected Power of Random Acts of Kindness

– What? Radiolab for kids? YES PLEASE!

– Hey fellow US Citizens, are you registered to vote? Check here.

The Secret to Making Friends as an Adult (via)

– “Marketing is product design, customer service, pricing, customer delight and creating and living a remarkable story. Marketing is creating the conditions for the network effect.” The chief hype officer

– Interesting read: Dating Apps Were ‘Getting Old.’ Why Not Try Something Older? “Every Friday, when Randa Sakallah sends out her free newsletter, Hot Singles, she hopes to make a match. Maybe not a forever love, but a connection, however fleeting, between two people who are interested in something more.”

10 Reasons to be Optimistic (Without Being Naive) About Climate Change

Kinopio is a spatial thinking tool for building new ideas and solving hard problems.

Constantly ask what they really want

– I am lucky to be the steward of a teeny tiny forest in the Hudson Valley and I am dreaming of putting a sauna in the middle of it. This one would be lovely. Or this one by Heartwood.

What are you unwilling to feel?

– How can I survive as an artist? Booooooom put together a page you should bookmark or send to artists you know!

– “The long game requires patience. Mostly yours.

– Ever wanted to volunteer? Idealist.org can connect you with an organization in your corner of the world.

A Good Movie to Watch is a freemium service that rates and recommends movies and shows. (via)

Take Care of Your Blog. I couldn’t agree more. SO MUCH good came to me because I consistently showed up here on my blog. (via)

– One day I will own a house that is the perfect backdrop for one of these chairs by Hem.

– Microscopic Photo of Vinyl Record Grooves (via Chris)

Self-love Hack: “Get a plant and name it after yourself. I tell that to everyone, especially if they have trouble with self-love. Take care of your plant every day. Water it, make it beautiful. If your plant is growing and nourishing, that means you’re growing and nourishing. If it’s dying, you have to ask: ‘What’s going on with me?….”

– Find answers to your questions from the best books in the world using experimental AI—not google search. Wow! (via)

Put some colorful mushrooms on you. It makes everything better.

Third Places

@nathanallebach We need walkable communities to support third places and third places to support healthy societies #thirdplace #thirdplaces #walkability #walkablecities #walkablecommunities #urbanplanning #urbanism #community #carfree ♬ original sound – nathan allebach

A beautiful reminder that the work we do with CreativeMornings is really meaningful.

Now Watch

I have come to love this NOW watch, consistently reminding me to be present. I so very easily jump to a future moment.

The Meaning of Life

A lecture by Sam Harris beautifully edited by Jody Mac.


(via Nick)

Consensus: Evidence-Based Search Engine

Consensus is a search engine that uses AI to find answers to your questions directly from scientific research.

(via)