I’ve recently stumbled on 3 neat links related to color. For the bookworm: colors in 10 famous books For the person whose friends frequently point out that their clothes don’t match: a test called How well do you see color? For the architect or designer or retired Lite-Brite master: Tangeez
Great example of smart, strategic, inflammatory activism and subsequent storytelling in a municipality.(Source: http://player.vimeo.com/)
I love New York on summer afternoons when everyone’s away. There’s something very sensuous about it ~ overripe, as if all sorts of funny fruits were going to fall into your hands. F. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby (shared earlier today by the best Friday afternoon spot, Ample Hills)
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In the 1950s, having the Encyclopaedia Britannica on the bookshelf was akin to a station wagon in the garage or a black-and-white Zenith in the den, a possession coveted for its usefulness and as a goalpost for an aspirational middle class. Buying a set was often a financial stretch, and many families had to pay… Continue reading
New York architect John Locke saw a unique opportunity and now has made very cool-looking and practical libraries/book drops that fit nicely on our existing infrastructure. Some say they will be trashed, but I honestly don’t think they will be any more than anything else. I support this project and will definitely donate a book… Continue reading
These bookshelves that can be taken apart and reconstructed into a coffin are pretty amazing. No, I’m not being morbid….just think about how awesome it is that you fill the shelves with items of importance or that were at some point a part of you, and that the same wood that holds components of your… Continue reading How cool and practical is this art/furniture?!
My buddy Kate asked friends about their favorite books and compiled a list. Here’s the list (which I’m super excited to dive into!) and her email if you’re interested in being a part of the shared google doc. Edwind Abbott, Flatland Paul Auster, City of Glass Anthony Beevors, Stalingrad and The Fall of Berlin Roberto… Continue reading Book List!
Shouldn’t there be some sort of super-excited-feeling that goes with this?!?! I never wrote an “aftermath” post to the Find the Future game that I played back in May, because the truth is, I felt a little deflated. Unimpressed for sure. Disappointed overall. It was tricky to articulate that, because I didn’t want to pop… Continue reading Well, I’m officially a published author.
The Little Red Lighthouse. Pretty wonderful, except it came from New Jersey. (yes, there’s a children’s book too.) (yes, that’s me posing. let’s also be clear, I’m not a model.)