Give Yourself Permission to Be Creative

Not new. But always worth another listen. Thank you Ethan Hawke.


“The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.”
— David Ogilvy

(via quotesondesign)

Whatever You Are

“Whatever you are, be a good one.”
– Abraham Lincoln

Continuum by Krista Kim

Times Square is not a place I ever want to visit. Until now: I would love to experience Continuum by Krista Kim where synchronized across 90 electronic billboards, a slowly shifting gradient of color washes over Times Square, creating a moment of calm amidst one of the most visually kinetic places in the world.

Empty Brain

“Wonderful things can happen when your brain is empty.”
– Maira Kalman

Link Pack

This is a soothing video to watch.

The pavement surgeon.

– I am tempted to buy this LED headlamp for when I walk my dog at night in the woods.

7 books that will help you regain a sense of calm

This colorful fashion brand makes me happy.

– In 1983 Architecutral Design Magazine launched a competition to for architects to design a doll house.

How a talk begins by Austin Kleon

– These knitted hats by Mischa Lampert are super duper cool.

– Wait what, a cordless hand mixer?

– Kaze makes beautifully colorful disposable face masks.

This toolbag has me swoon.

– I am obsessed with this dinnerware collection by Canvas. I saw it in person at the trade show this past weekend and the black rim is so subtle and beautiful.

– I want to buy this stair slide.

The ‘do something for nothing’ movement that started with a free haircut

A wonderful collection of images exploring the complexities of love – the joys, failures, self-love, family love, and everything in between.

Put some art on you. It’s fun to pretend.

– There are currently 901 remote jobs listed on the CreativeMornings Job Board.

This Scene

“You are what you love, not what loves you.”

Silver Linings Sweater

I want this sweater. For myself. Is this weird?

Chicken People

I am a Chicken People at heart. I love all things chicken.


“Show me the incentive and I will show you the outcome”
– Charlie Munger

Criticizing vs Creating

“Criticizing is easy and fast. Creating is difficult and slow.

The two hours you spent on a book or movie usually took to years to produce.

Anyone can tear down someone else’s work. The true test of insight is whether you can help them improve it or build something of your own.”

– Adam Grant

Tax The Rich

and have a nice day.

Jumping Into The Void

“He who jumps into the void owes no explanation to those who stand and watch.”
Jean-Luc Godard

Pigeon Socks

I discovered Pigeon Socks. And I am happy about it. They are US made and by a woman-run and owned company called This Night.

Strip Away What I Have Been Taught

“I said to myself, ‘I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me…shapes and ideas so near to me…so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn’t occurred to me to put them down.’ I decided to start anew, to strip away what I had been taught.”
Georgia O’Keeffe

Macon & Lesquoy Patches

I chuckled upon discovering these colorful patches by Macon & Lesquoy at the tradeshow this last weekend.


I just recently discovered Pitch and am wildly impressed. If you have to create presentations and are like me struggling with Google Slides and want a more collaborative tool than Keynote, Pitch might be for you. The template gallery is impressive to get you started with.

House Doctor Stool

In love with this minimal metal bar stool by House Doctor.


Patagonia Films presents: Treeline. Follow a group of skiers, snowboarders, scientists and healers to the birch forests of Japan, the red cedars of British Columbia and the bristlecones of Nevada, as they explore an ancient story written in rings.

The Bialetti Moka Express

Thank you Open Culture for this deep dive post into The Bialetti Moka Express. (Click through for more info on this ingenious invention)

Love / Looking

“Love comes by looking.”
Alma Thomas

Good Things

Loving Loving Loving Melanie Richard’s personal compilation of good sensory things in life. Inspired by this!

Thank you for sharing Chris.

Bread Hat and Loafers

I like Nicole McLaughlin‘s take on how to keep warm in winter.

Pizza Compass

I was just reminded that the Pizza Compass App exists. Not new, but still awesome.