Austin Kleon spoke at Austin’s first CreativeMornings event, encouraging us to be less precious about our creative endeavors and makes the case for the benefits of “showing your work.” Watch the talk. →
One of my very FAVORITE websites is BRAIN PICKINGS which is curated by Maria Popova who describes Brain Pickings “as a human-powered discovery engine for interestingness, culling and curating cross-disciplinary curiosity-quenchers, and separating the signal from the noise to bring you things you didn’t know you were interested in until you are.” Follow Maria Popova on twitter at https://twitter.com/brainpicker
(drawing above by artist and writer Austin Kleon)
I saw this guy speak at the How Conference. Really good stuff.
Please note that “chicken n’ gravy biatch” finds its way into the top search result. As it always should.
GraphicBurger is a little bit like cheating. I remember back in the day—when we had to walk to school, uphill, in the show, with no shoes—designers sat around creating their own blurry backgrounds and browser chrome mockups. Kids these days…
I find myself wanting a copy of Helvetica and the New York City Subway System: The True (Maybe) Story by Paul Shaw. This review sums up why.
If only I had room for books in my tiny apartment.
What one does is what counts. Not what one had the intention of doing.
Every time you curse, you’re participating in a weirdly complex cultural history.