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 #68

Art, blog, design
  1. This man did Whitney Houston and absolutely killed it! ♥ (The Twitter replies are so good)
  2. Wonjun Jeong Captures Conversations In The Sky. Gorgeous photography! ♥
  3. Our Mothers as We Never Saw Them. ♥ (Via NYT)
  4. The Kaku Dako Kite Kit! Kickstarter out of Detroit! ♥
  5. The Chromatic Typewriter Types in Color! Rainbow keys ♥
  6. This Buzzfeed list of 28 songs that shouldn’t have flopped…But straight people exist… 😉 ♥ I also created a Spotify Playlist from this list here!
  7. How The iPhone Changed Visual Communication. ♥
  8. These Photos of Japanese Playground Equipment at Night. ♥
  9. This visual essay by the illustrious Debbie Millman! ♥
  10. The story behind a photograph of Georgie O’Keeffe looking through a piece of cheese. ♥

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 #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 #29

Art, blog, design
  1. This ‘Tell Me Your Anxieties‘ Tumblr page, by Jag Nagra.
  2. For the Potter fans – Find your Patronus.
  3. This comic on ‘How To Be Perfectly Unhappy‘ made me smile.
  4. This deck of Know Yourself cards look interesting!
  5. Just some Desk Porn from Artifox to get you through the week.
  6. I’m not in the market for Tea Towels, but this one is nice!
  7. Who’s up for a Hamdog?!
  8. These colorful crosswalks in Madrid are fun!
  9. This group bought up ad -space in the London Tube and temporarily replaced the ads with Cat Photos!
  10. This abandoned casino in Romania got Glitter-Bombed, its beautiful!

10 things that made my week #28

Art, blog, design
  1. The Harvard Art Museum put their Bauhaus collection online.
  2. This house hasn’t been decorated since the 70’s. This wallpaper though!
  3. This motorcyle belongs on a pedestal.
  4. These busts depict powerful people who played the world like instruments…Its also a speaker!
  5. Its important to talk to strangers.
  6. This espresso maker for two is adorable!
  7. Rainbow vision: This installation at the Bristol Biennial is beautiful.
  8. This Brooklyn House for cats is legit.
  9. This series of wearable architecture ‘Dress Tent’, combines shelter and fashion!
  10. These 7 things you might not know about L.A.’s Design history!

10 things that made my week #26

Art, blog, design
  1. This time lapse video of Yellowstone at night is stunning.
  2. This simple Smiley Face mug.
  3. Kermit the Frog and The Electric Mayhem performing Talking Heads’ “Once in a lifetime”!
  4. Oh.My.God. This ‘McMansion Hell‘ website is the best thing EVER!
  5. These photographs by Julius Shulman, capturing California’s Modernist Architecture.
  6. This Colourscape Installation in England has been around for 26 years!
  7. Should I ever buy a candelabra, it will be this Combdelabra!
  8. These 50 reasons everyone should want more walkable streets!
  9. FRANK OCEAN
  10. I also can’t stop playing Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Emotion – Side B’!