some music for troubling times.


i don’t think any one of us is unaware that there’s a lot of awful and terrifying stuff going on in the world right now. our country is not okay right now. i don’t know exactly what to do — not at all. i don’t have the answers. i don’t even know how to express myself well right now but i know in my heart that it has to get better or we’re... 
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double tap that.


Ride by on the Amsterdam canals. ~ @curatedagency. this is what we all do while, you know — we’re waiting in line at the DMV, when we can’t fall asleep (so guilty of this one!), waiting on the barista to serve up that latte — whenever and where ever we go we check our instagram feed for brilliance from those we follow. maybe excessively so. they might... 
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contributors wanted: new paper.


norton simon museum. okay — i’m starting something new, and i’m hoping to enlist your help — in fact i can’t do it without you! i’ve had this idea brewing for a while now, and i’ve been trying to articulate just how it will unfold. i’m still not 100% on that, but i’d like to get started — because with your contributions,... 
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thoughts for a friday.


hello, my trusty readers. happy friday. this post is going to be a bit more personal than i might usually get here, because there’s a topic that keeps coming up among some of my internet pals, fellow bloggers, and real-life friends. i think it warrants discussion, because there’s a trend out there that may, or may not, be really bumming you out. yes, you personally,... 
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dear grace. or something like that.


ever wonder what the heck to do with all this social media stuff? twitter, facebook, pinterest, instagram — it’s daunting, right? well over on design*sponge today, grace has compiled a guide to modern etiquette, and it’s a good one. grace invited me (thank you!) along with Joy of Oh Joy!, Greg from Apartment Therapy, Lucy from The Design Files, Emily Henderson,... 
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