10 things that made my week #75

Art, blog, design
  1. This! The Gift Of Presence, The Perils of Advice. I needed to hear this today. ♥
  2. An imagined Conversation Between The Couple Jogging Together In The Park.
  3. This little animation of a library book going to ‘work’. ♥
  4. These balloon animals are insane!
  5. Illustrator Michael George Haddad. You can find him on Instagram here.
  6. This is gross but kind of captivating, Man vs. Gut!
  7. The Newton Espresso Machine. Gorgeous!
  8. These miniature balsa wood mobile homes.
  9. The Double Rainbow Plate!
  10. A Corgi And Chicken Square Off In The Least Brutal Fight You’ll Ever See. ♥
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10 things that made my week #74

Art, blog, design
  1. The Koda Moveable Home!
  2. Panobook, a smarter notebook!
  3. This Wall Grid! ♥
  4. Ikea made instructions to turn a rug into a Jon Snow fur cape, because winter is coming!
  5. We should all be thankful the Mullet happened. ♥
  6. The sketchbook of design legend Ettore Sottsass. ♥
  7. Auto Mechanics Recreate Renaissance Paintings. ♥
  8. The origin of the weird floppy inflatable man.
  9. This massive rainbow yarn installation by HOTTEA. ♥
  10. BULLSHIT! <—–Worth the watch, by author Harry Frankfurt.

10 things that made my week #73

Art, blog, design
  1. (CHICAGO) The iconic water tower in Andersonville is back on top of the Swedish American Museum this week!
  2. And God Created Millennial Earth.
  3. What I Wish I Knew At Every Age – Advice from some of my favorite designers.
  4. The Story Behind The World’s Most Famous Desktop Background. Interesting even though i’m a mac guy 😉
  5. I don’t know what this is, but it’s fabulous! Milky Shot.
  6. Cuttemporary Art‘ by Sakir Gökçebag
  7. Interesting video about the color Purple!
  8. Stiletto-Skates. Brilliantly Terrifying.
  9. Gloopy Ice Cream Paint Brushes! ♥
  10. Here’s a little color inspo for the weekend: Unicorn Dreams by Ruslan Khasanov.

 

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10 things that made my week #72

Art, blog, design
  1. People looking at Alexander Calder’s Mobiles.
  2. These concrete modular sculptures by David Umemoto.
  3. This Honest Cover Letter is so perfect! 🙂
  4. Some local high school kids created a pretty dope 3-D Chicago flag mural!
  5. This new music video for ‘Boys‘ by Charli XCX!
  6. I love these Surreal Collages by Eugenia Loli! ♥
  7. This animated short ‘In a Heartbeat‘! ♥♥♥
  8. This Vertical Garden is the largest in the world and covers an entire building in Bogota!
  9. The Pessimist’s Umbrella. #wompwomp
  10. Cindy Sherman has made her private Instagram public!

10 things that made my week #71

Art, blog, design
  1. Send a text to SFMOMA and they’ll text you back an artwork!
  2. This ultimate guide to Meal Prep! 😉
  3. Photographer Maria Svarbova has been creating a series Swimming Pool photos!♥
  4. This short film by Director Fernando Livschitz, ‘Perspective‘.
  5. The Bossa Moonraker speakers!
  6. These giant trash sculptures by Bordalo II.
  7. This Twitter account: Correct Names!
  8. I love these artworks by Laurent Eisler!
  9. Because the obsession isn’t wavering, here’s an extended cut of Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Cut to the Feeling‘! ♥
  10. It’s Finally Friday!

10 things that made my week #69

Art, blog, design
  1. Glitch yo’ self. Warning: Time suck!
  2. The Fascinating History of the Pen. ♥
  3. This new summer jam by Superfruit: ‘Imaginary Parties‘. ♥
  4. Also, Kesha(I know, I know) released a new song and video for ‘Praying’, its worth a watch! ♥ This is her new album art!
  5. If this Macklemore video doesn’t give you all the feels, you might be dead. ♥
  6. People Are Sharing Photos of Real-Life Places That Belong in a Wes Anderson Film.
  7. 8 Artists created some amazing sculptures/installations out of paper! ♥
  8. This Photoshop magic.
  9. These cheeky little vases!
  10. The origin of the 80’s aesthetic! ♥

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 #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 #55

Art, design
  1. These ceramic smashed can sculptures by Lei Xue.
  2. This simple lamp that requires no hardware!
  3. Someone took a 360° video of dominos falling!
  4. Burly Men At Sea.
  5. These miniature buildings by Joshua Smith are incredible!
  6. These creative paper cutouts!
  7. I love this sketchbook idea – ‘Take a line for a walk‘.
  8. Leah Ball gave a talk to the Creative Mornings Chicago chapter, check out her project Feminist As Fuck!
  9. Take a look inside a Danish textile factory!
  10. This little girl hugging a water heater robot. ♥

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!