10 things that made my week #43

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  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)

10 things that made my week #42

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  1. This year will last one extra second, because of course it will.
  2. Because, Shower Beer.
  3. The Fiskavaig Studio might be my favorite small space of the year!
  4. This World Map reveals what each country does best.
  5. These Illustrators pay tribute to Carrie Fisher. 😦
  6. These 21 German words we need in the English language.
  7. George Michael. 😦
  8. This Flip-Disk display is so cool!
  9. The ETCH clock is simple and beautiful.
  10. The final year in photographs of the Obama Administration. 😦

 

10 things that made my week #41

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  1. I really like this poster.
  2. I’m hoping this is a Christmas to Remember.
  3. Don’t worry, i’ve got Linda Ronstadt queued up!
  4. Sometimes you just need to Figure It Out.
  5. Yoga for Everyone.
  6. A Yale history professor’s powerful, 20-point guide to defending democracy under a Trump presidency.
  7. These photographic paintings by Fabian Oefner are beautiful!
  8. I feel obligated to share Mariah Carey’s new website and Christmas Party.
  9. This guerilla florist in Brussels. 
  10. Women Who Draw

 

10 things that made my week #39

Art, blog, design
  1. Good design always wins. Beautify your boxed wine with The Well!
  2. The Westworld soundtrack was released (includes the piano covers)!
  3. The 2016 Hater’s Guide To The Williams-Sonoma Catalog!
  4. Cat-Opoly!
  5. Because why not have a coffee maker that looks like a Jet Engine?!
  6. This list of Websites that will make you incredibly smarter.
  7. The reMarkable tablet looks beautiful.
  8. This RokBlok record player is perfect for a small space.
  9. This 10-year-old built a prosthetic arm(Project Unicorn) that shoots glitter!
  10. This essay by Toni Morrison – In times of dread, Artists must never choose to remain silent.

Also, my dreams came true last Saturday and I saw Stevie Nicks. Go. Just go see her!

10 things that made my week #38

Art, blog, design
  1. This Poopin’ Moose.
  2. These live animal cams were a pleasant distraction!
  3. I’m such a sucker for coffee gadgets, this Spinn coffeemaker looks great!
  4. This Naked Advent Calendar made me laugh, I don’t think its for sale any longer though.
  5. This Illustrator, @aarontheillustrator, check him out!
  6. Turn your face into a cookie with this custom made cookie cutter!
  7. This brief history of Polari.
  8. These Rainbow colored playing cards.
  9. This ‘ish’ Cake Topper might make an appearance soon…
  10. Stevie Nicks release an Deluxe version of her ‘Bella Donna‘ album, and it will continue to be on repeat for the next week forever.

10 things that made my week #37

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  1. These new emojis from old master paintings are too good!
  2. This album by The Knocks is just what I needed!
  3. This pillow throws some mean shade.
  4. I like this Enormous Hug print.
  5. Google developed a really cool app to digitize old photos.
  6. We can all help spread a little more kindness.
  7. These are my kind of Sandcastles.
  8. These painting/collage works by Elizabeth Amento are beautiful.
  9. This Japanese museum of rocks that look like faces!
  10. Its not a good week unless there is some rainbow art involved!

10 things that made my week #36

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No part of me can gloss over the fact that this week has been disheartening, but these posts are meant to highlight the positive and will continue to do so.

  1. A scrap of meaning, by Austin Kleon. (Includes margaritas!)
  2. This Artist is going to erect a Parthenon built with banned books.
  3. This 1958 home designed by Pierre Koenig – Case Study House #21
  4. Proof that bipartisanship is possible, here’s a dolphin kissing a cat.
  5. This woman will cheer you up!
  6. The Pussy Project!
  7. These Flying Cats!
  8. Favianna Rodriguez gave a talk at Creative Mornings in Oakland 2 years ago, take a short break and listen to her story.
  9. Breathe. Exhale. Repeat.
  10. Don’t forget to Lift Eachother Up!

10 things that made my week #34

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  1. This Dad turns his 6-year old son’s drawings into hilarious ‘real life’ creations!
  2. The original Emoji set has been added to the Museum of Modern Art’s Collection. Pretty interesting piece of history!
  3. I know nothing of Physics, but this Pringles Ring is impressive!
  4. City dwellers don’t get to see many stars, this starry envelope looks fun.
  5. I’ve got a few people in mind that need this ‘Cat at Home’ sticker!
  6. This is an interesting post covering Susanne Langer’s views on the Purpose of Art(Only if you’re bored). 🙂
  7. These Modern Vintage Wooden Toys from Candylab are a breath of fresh mid-century designy air!
  8. I’m excited for this ‘How To Speak Midwestern‘ book to be published! (As if I need help!)
  9. This installation in Croatia uses shattered glass planes to create birds in the negative space.
  10. October 29th is National Cat Day. 😀   –  KITTENS  –  Catastrophically Unlucky Black Cats

Everyone is rooting for the Chicago Cubs this weekend. I’m rooting for Cats in the outfield!

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Go Cubs Go!

10 things that made my week #32

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  1. This Doggo was voted the best news anchor in Japan!
  2. The Delightfully Campy “Love Hotels” of Brazil.
  3. This Poop themed café in Toronto! -“Look at all this shit!”
  4. Great design is everywhere, leave it to Simplehuman to create the perfect Toilet Brush.
  5. Covergirl announced it’s first male face! A million high-fives James Charles!
  6. FOIL is an installation commissioned by Braun, its pretty incredible!
  7. Another cool installation piece of a life-size graphite skeleton that will draw itself into oblivion.
  8. This Artist blends Anatomy and Embroidery to create some beautiful creations.
  9. ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, Mi, was a blast! My favorite part was SiTE:LAB, a series of site-specific installations repurposing and breating life into some abandoned structures near downtown.
  10. Agreed, people food is not doggo food. But this 12 year old pup getting a BigMac for her birthday is too cute!

Michigan friends: I’ll be in Detroit Sunday-Wednesday! If you have any suggestions or would like to meet up, send me a message, I’d love to see you! 

10 things that made my week #31

Art, blog, design
  1. This Compliment Pencil Set made me smile.
  2. Andrew W.K. wrote an article on Pressure.
  3. Amazing people in Turkey erected a bronze statue of a beloved street cat.
  4. This brewery in Cincinnati was very impressive!
  5. This Interactive Dartboard Installation looks like a great way to interact with some art!
  6. This Artist travels the country painting pictures of Sears stores.
  7. How Ed Benguiat’s vintage font became the most hyped of the year – Think Stranger Things!
  8. Instagram got a new office. Jealous.
  9. Speaking of Instagram, follow me this weekend at Art Prize – the radically open international Art Competition in Grand Rapids, MI!
  10. These cats playing ping pong!