- Ikea Forever
- The Perfect Company on Quartz
- An airport parking lot is an improvised village
- The Links Between Creativity and Depression, and how the design industry can tackle mental health
- Jason Fried: Make “Creative Destruction” a Regular Part of Your Routine
- Norma Jeanne Maloney: From Truck Driver to Complete Creative Control
- Nick Cave’s gift: a skeleton key that unlocks the source of songwriting
- Why You Should Be Optimizing
- How To Eliminate Organizational Debt
- Bureau of Betterment – Flags of Portland Part 2
- Bitter Renter, an interactive guide for first-time renters in NYC
- Hybrid Urbanism, Strelka Institute final student projects 2015/16
- Send Thanks To
- Claudio Guglieri: The Secrets of Design Leadership
- Travelocity Destination Watcher Getting Started Guide
- The Best Moments From The North American Parkour Championship
- Louise Fili’s Newest NYC Subway Poster Will Make Your Mouth Water
- Visit Mordor on Threadless
- The adjective word order we all follow without realizing it
- Tattly PETTING ZOO SET by Christoph Niemann
- A Good Pan is Hard to Find
“Everybody likes to think this idea that we’re born done, that we even ever really arrive anywhere.” – Ethan Hawke
“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.”
– Upton Sinclair
- Type Hike: A typographic exploration of America’s National Parks
- As Far As Your Brain Is Concerned, Audiobooks Are Not ‘Cheating’
- Tim Cook, the interview: Running Apple ‘is sort of a lonely job’
- Fuck the Banks, I’ll Build My Own Damn House, or; How I Learned To Stop Worrying, and Build a Custom Camper Van
- Giovanni Pintori Research
- Discrimination By Design
- Out of Pocket: What Teachers Across the Country Spend on Supplies
- The Joys—and Unexpected Perils—of Sleeping in a Tiny House
- The New Question for 21st Century Cities
- Elon Musk’s Unbelievably Simple 12-minute Killer Break Down on Climate Change
- What it feels like to be the last generation to remember life before the internet
- Someone took the music out of Dancing in the Street
The point is, forget the gatekeepers. As far as I’m concerned, what you create in a 30-seat, hole-in-the-wall improv theater in Phoenix can be far more meaningful than a mediocre sitcom being half-watched by seven million people.
I got better at using a notebook when I stopped thinking of it as an important artifact of my life.
If you feel any resistance at all about the value of your notebook as an artifact being higher than the value of your stupid, crappy thoughts that go into it, it’s time to re-evaluate.
I’m happy to say that I’ve been through a fancy, expensive notebook phase and made it out the other side.
I used to stockpile notebooks from Muji and Moleskine. Hard-cover, soft-cover; Squard, lined, blank. My obsession with fresh school supplies carried on. But I was scared to put pen to page, afraid that an errant stroke would tarnish an otherwise perfect symbol of organization and productivity. Four pages in and a smear was all it took to start over with a completely new book.