10 things that made my week #70

Art, blog, design
  1. These DIY Rainbow Balloon Hats would have been perfect for Pride! ♥
  2. The Artifox standing desk.
  3. These fun little cups by Louise Madzia!
  4. Every child needs this Jetpack Backpack!
  5. This French Press tho! ♥
  6. Ban   ana split.
  7. This is a great interview with graphic design legend Massimo Vignelli!
  8. HAIM has a new album out and this video for ‘Want you back‘ is great!
  9. How the Eames Plywood Lounge Chair is made.
  10. Photographer Niv Rozenburg created some beautiful images of architecture in Bushwick, Brooklyn. ♥

 

Also, Carly Rae Jepsen, A.K.A. The Queen of Pop, played a secret concert in Chicago on Tuesday, I waited in line for 3 hours and got to dance my heart away! WORTH IT! She played ‘Cut to the Feeling‘ for the first time live, too! ♥

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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 #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 #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. ♥

10 things that made my week #57

Art, blog, design
  1. These gold scissors! ♥
  2. The Museum of Failure is a collection of interesting innovation failures!
  3. Life Is A Video Game – Here Are The Cheat Codes. (via Mark Manson)
  4. Master Doodler – Jon Burgerman
  5. Canopy, a curated amazon shop!
  6. These Rainbow playing cards! 
  7. This collection of kitschy plates are amazing! This Saint Dolly print is my favorite!
  8. The inaugural international bamboo biennale in China looks incredible!
  9. These geometric portraits made from reclaimed wood!
  10. This espresso machine tho!

10 things that made my week #51

Art, blog, design
  1. This Tipping Cube concept in France offers an interesting perspective!
  2. Good read:  “I Did Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Workout. It Nearly Broke Me.”
  3. Anxiety is Contagious!
  4. This Turntable project is beautiful.
  5. Your Brain On Coffee!
  6. Change is good.
  7. “Good citizens tell the truth” – This illustrated book about how the government helps us from 1969.
  8. Explore Your Life In History. (via The Atlantic)
  9. This old cement factory turned residence is pretty incredible!
  10. The NOPE button for Chrome! ♥

10 things that made my week # 50

Art, blog, design
  1. This interview with Amos Kennedy Jr, and how he transitioned from corporate analyst to “Someone who makes stuff”.
  2. This 6-year-old’s Selena themed birthday party!♥
  3. These Retro Taco Bell interior photographs by Phil Donohue are everything!
  4. These ‘Fallon’ ‘Falloff’ bowls by Hayden Martis are absolutely beautiful.
  5. If you can stomach a 13-minute video about coffee, ‘This is Coffee!’ is a great little nugget of coffee history from 1961!
  6. This orange aluminum ladder is a thing of beauty!
  7. This morning I attended a Creative Mornings(search for your local chapter here) event and listened to Cheryl Pope talk about her art!♥
  8. This installation by Federico Picci is just gorgeous!
  9. Yet another perfect coffee making device by Stagg.♥
  10. These Pixelated Wood Sculptures by Hsu Tung Han!

10 things that made my week #48

Art, blog, design
  1. Take a look inside a famous masterpiece with Art Plunge!
  2. How To Begin Again by the thoughtful Adam J Kurtz!
  3. This list of 26 things you can control.
  4. The Met makes 375,000 images free and unrestricted!
  5. This single cup pour-over coffee maker, Tower!
  6. I like this Toilet Paper solution!
  7. This Infamous Amsterdam Prison Is Now A Creative Hub For Refugees!
  8. This Monumental Coral Installation by Marc Fornes
  9. This Instagram account.
  10. It’s Going To Be Okay.

10 things that made my week #46

Art, blog, design
  1. This cloudy installation in the Palazzo Farnese, in Rome.
  2. This quote by Goethe on why no one is completely original. Via Austin Kleon.
  3. The Life-Changing Bikes of Guatemala.
  4. Studio Yonoh’s Perpetuum Calendar would look perfect on my desk!
  5. The Askew Notebook by Debbie Millman.
  6. This colorful installation by papercraft artists Zim & Zou.
  7. Scientists are planning a March on Washington.
  8. I have absolutely no need for a Carafe, but this one is nice!
  9. This photography series of colorful and unusual building facades by Zoe Wetherall.
  10. This Rainbow-hued light labyrinth, by Brut Deluxe, is beautiful!

10 things that made my week #43

Art, blog, design
  1. This Rainbow Light Tunnel in Birmingham, Alabama.
  2. Chill out for a minute with Frozen Soap Bubbles.
  3. These Illustrations should remind you not to litter.
  4. This stairwell in Peru is gorgeous!
  5. These repurposed sanding disks turned into clocks.
  6. Auto Elasticity by Chris Labrooy.
  7. Artist Kate Zaremba creates beautifully illustrated wallpaper, like this avocado one!
  8. These giant Concrete Paintings by Roadsworth.
  9. I could upgrade my electric kettle for sure!
  10. This collection of Things Organized Neatly! (So satisfying)