10 things that made my week #67

Art, blog, design
  1. The third in a series of beautiful coffeemakers: Manual Coffeemaker N°3.
  2. Warning! This is nerdy… This site shows real words as hex colors. 🙂
  3. This print: The Problem With Life.
  4. Maybe my boyfriend would let us get a Lego Cat!
  5. These same-sex wedding photos will give you all the feels! ♥
  6. This is really interesting: How do you draw a circle?
  7. Rupaul’s Drag Race Alums give drag names to republicans!
  8. An Artist opened a convenience store in Manhattan made entirely of felted products!
  9. A parking garage to fall in love with! 12 artists transformed the space with color and shapes.
  10. This Illustrator: Josh McKenna! ♥

This weekend is the annual Pride Parade in Chicago! I’ll be out celebrating with a million of my friends, follow me along on my Instagram Story @raisincain (only on the app)

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.”

-Martha Graham

↑↑↑(thanks for sharing @mrrenaissancestyle)

Happy Pride, Loves! ♥

10 things that made my week #66

Art, blog, design
  1. This illustrated guide to Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture!
  2. This brass sketching pencil! ♥
  3. I love a good Letter Board!
  4. These Stunning Photographs of European Libraries.
  5. Lorde confirmed she ran an anonymous Onion Ring Instagram account!
  6. The Babadouk is the official star of Pride Month!
  7. Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie release their new album! ♥
  8. On Sunday I Marched On Washington with thousands of other beautiful individuals!
  9. Sketchnotes 101: The Basics of Visual Note-taking.
  10. Rainbow Pool Float? Yes, Please!

 

10 things that made my week #65

Art, blog, design
  1. Stevie Nicks shows appeared in this self defense manual in 1983. ❤️
  2. This pour-over coffeemaker inspired by the NYC skyline. 
  3. This table would keep the inspiration flowing!
  4. This ‘Be Nice‘ tea towel made me smile. 
  5. This creative contract!
  6. The Volta e-bike looks really interesting!
  7. I love this Instagram account!
  8. This new album by Bleachers is getting a lot of plays this week!
  9. Slovenian artist Črtomir Just created this 3-D series using gold aesthetics, and they’re just stunning!
  10. Artist Liz West created the most beautiful 5,000 sq. ft. Rainbow light installation!

10 things that made my week #64

Art, blog, design
  1. Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Gilbert Baker’s Birthday and the Rainbow Flag he created! ♥
  2. This Drone Video of Chicago’s Buckingham Fountain shows off its gorgeous symmetry!
  3. Damián Ortega’s Disassembled Art Installations have me drooling!
  4. Doug the Pug.
  5. Seven Helpful Tips On How To Be Miserable.
  6. Christoph Nieman created some beautiful gifs celebrating civic engagement.
  7. May I Have This Dance by Francis and The Lights feat. Chance the Rapper. ♥
  8. This Bracelet Flask does some serious double duty!
  9. Long Live Googly Eyes!
  10. Brunch Reimagined in the style of five Iconic Artists. ♥

10 things that made my week #63

Art, blog, design
  1. Every Color Of Cardigan Mister Rogers Wore From 1979-2001.
  2. Trump Snooze.
  3. The Definition Of Hell For Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type.
  4. This Floral Designer (Lewis Miller) is turning NYC garbage cans into huge beautiful flower vases!
  5. Paula Sher’s Ten Life Lessons from the field.
  6. Elton John commissioned new music videos for some of his classic hits! ♥
  7. These fictional Self-Help books by Johan Deckmann!
  8. Carly Rae Jepsen’s new single ‘Cut to the feeling‘ will be on repeat all weekend! ♥
  9. This Roll-Out table is so intriguing!
  10. This Service Dog had his picture included in the high school yearbook, it’s everything! 

10 things that made my week #62

Art, blog, design
  1. A Golden Girls version of Clue is coming! YAS!
  2. This amazingly Cute Typography by Tatiana Astua.
  3. A design studio in Vancouver created a beautifully simple collection aimed toward small-space living!
  4. Tokyobike partnered with Everything Elevated to create this Unicorn bike!
  5. This book is a guidebook to the uncharted landscape of niceness. ♥
  6. This Manifesto for Creative Resilience in Dark Times.
  7. The Dream/Dive Platform will definitely excite your senses!
  8. Interesting quick read: Why Americans Smile So Much.
  9. I may need to upgrade my backpack to The NOMATIC pack!
  10. This Skateboarding Rainbow temporary tattoo, because rainbows!

10 things that made my week #61

Art, design
  1. The Bright Angle is creating some beautiful ceramic wares, I especially love the Savant Pourover Coffeemaker.
  2. The Albus Electric Kettle!
  3. I’m late to the game, but the Nasa Poop Challenge definitely caught my attention!
  4. 20 Reasons Why You Should Break The Rules.
  5. Austin Kleon’s Rolodex Project! ♥
  6. This beautiful Dieter Rams Record Player!
  7. Trump’s lawyer set Twitter ablaze… with few exceptions! ♥
  8. These colorful Paper Portraits made of densely quilled paper!
  9. Get started Making Music! (may not work on mobile. Also, may be a serious time suck!)
  10. A Scientist Discovered A New Blue!

10 things that made my week #60

Art, design
  1. Don’t Ask – Austin Kleon ♥
  2. Elbow is the sleekest cassette player I’ve ever seen!
  3. Speaking of cassette tapes, Mixtape!
  4. Shining a light on the positive impact Immigrants have on the world. ♥
  5. I feel Great. Tattly tattoo by Adam J. Kurtz ♥
  6. Lucy Sherston’s energetic illustrations!
  7. The Guggenheim shared over 200 Art books for free on the Internet Archive!
  8. Pizza Dress. ♥
  9. Silver Linings.
  10. Headline of the week: Crayfish get drunk faster when they’ve been hanging out with friends.  Science.

10 things that made my week #59

Art, blog, design
  1. I love drama in the Art world! This black paint is like, really black, and accessible!
  2. When you become someone new in a costume.
  3. I would have loved this Hackable Playhouse when I was younger!
  4. This music video has some beautiful visuals of the world.
  5. A Rainbow Font is exactly what I needed! ♥ (download here! seriously, it’s gorgeous!)
  6. Help protect the EPA’s graphic history with this beautiful book! The Kickstarter video is great, watch it till the end!
  7. Louis De Belle’s unconventional portraits of New York commuters.
  8. I love these Geometric Pendant Lamps!
  9. How We Need To Keep Growing Up. –The Book of Life
  10. Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie released a new song ‘Feel about you‘! ♥

10 things that made my week #58

Art, blog, design
  1. The Solar Do-Nothing Machine by Charles and Ray Eames
  2. I love a good Ikea Balenciaga bag!
  3. This Dolly Parton death metal rendition of ‘Jolene‘.
  4. Sorry, haters. CATS ARE NICE!
  5. The Henry Floor Lamp.
  6. This Ikea “Relationship Saving Station” is so wonderfully perfect! 🙂
  7. James Curran’s Amusing 30-Day Gifathon Project In Tokyo.
  8. This is a quick read on setting daily intentions, not goals.
  9. Seven Magic Mountains with my friends! ♥
  10. The Case For Bad Coffee. ♥