10 things that made my week #52

Art, blog, design
  1. The Weird and Fascinating Story Behind Design’s Iridescence Craze.
  2. This photographer captured a series of church Pipe Organs.
  3. The vehicles from Mad Max: Fury Road are insane!
  4. Long Haul Disco – A video about the tricked out trucks of Japan!ย โ™ฅ
  5. Hug More.
  6. When Bookstore Employees Get Bored.
  7. Good read: You Aren’t Born An Artist, You Become One.
  8. The Libation Station is a beautiful wall mounted bar! I need this!
  9. These String shelving units are beautiful and timeless.
  10. If you haven’t started listening to the ‘Missing Richard Simmons‘ podcast, do it!

 

 

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10 things that made my week #44

Art, blog, design
  1. Daniel Moyer’s workshop tables are perfect!
  2. The Purpose of Friendship.
  3. Be Optimistic. Always.
  4. This ‘Make 100‘ Kickstarter campaign!
  5. If you’re looking for a toothbrush holder
  6. Oh My! Yolanda Baker, the Disco Ball Maker!
  7. I’m such a sucker for a good backpack!
  8. This installation in Laguna Beach, of 250 mirrors. Beautiful.
  9. These 16 great Ted Talks every designer should watch.
  10. President Barack Obama’s Farewell Address. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

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)

10 things that made my week #42

Art, blog, design
  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. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ
  6. These 21 German words we need in the English language.
  7. George Michael. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ
  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. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

 

10 things that made my week #41

Art, blog, design
  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 professorโ€™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 #40

Art, blog, design
  1. These Food Horoscopes for December are a real treat!
  2. I really want this ‘Today‘ calendar by Matthew Hoffman.
  3. This Book: ‘The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck‘.
  4. This quote by Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize recipient.
  5. Nature is pretty amazing-Check out this beautiful website. (not on mobile)
  6. Artist Benedetto Bufalino turned this Cement Truck into a giant disco ball!
  7. Be careful. America’s most common Christmas related injuries.
  8. This Spanish Artist: Javier de Riba creates beautiful ’tiled’ floors with spray paint!
  9. I Won’t Always Be Here‘ – by Ryan Hussey
  10. This Prince themed Christmas tree. *Check in with your loved ones*

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 #36

Art, blog, design

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 #35

Art, blog, design
  1. The Gluten Free Museum Tumblr is a hilarious parody of famous works of art…but gluten free.
  2. These wire Animal Sculptures by Mat Szulik, are amazing!
  3. These pictures offer a glimpse inside an abandoned cooling tower. Meditate on the enormity of this for a moment.
  4. This Beautifully Agonizing Video of Unsatisfying Moments.
  5. Hiromi Tango’s vibrant performance sculptures are pretty incredible. 
  6. This blog solely tells good stories based on poor decisions!
  7. Whenever a little furball decides to adopt me, they’re getting their own trailer!
  8. These illustrations by Cute Brute are too funny!
  9. Three designers were asked to sum up the 2016 presidential election in one image. Please vote!
  10. CHER On Creativity And The Power of Authenticity.

10 things that made my week #32

Art, blog, design
  1. This Doggo was voted the best news anchor in Japan!
  2. The Delightfully Campy “Love Hotels” of Brazil.
  3. This Poop themed cafรฉ 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!