There’s passion, and then there’s obsession. We’re big believers in following your passion, but it’s important to keep your eye on more than the prize, and remember the reasons why you chose to do what you’re doing along the way. In short- love what you do, and do it for you. Read the full story on nytimes.com.
Just a nice little reminder how nice it is to doodle. Drawing is the simplest, fastest way to get an idea down, but can also be a great way to channel your energy into something positive. As the author and illustrator of this journal puts it, “ the great thing about a sketchbook is that it is for you. It’s where ideas, conscious and unconscious, form. Accidents happen, but they are happy accidents.” Read more about her story at nytimes.com.
Sometimes it’s overwhelming to think about the obstacles the world faces when it comes to climate change. This article from NPR talks to professionals in the field now that have it figured out, laying out the steps we have to take. It’s refreshing and inspiring to see a clear path forward. Read the full article at npr.org.
It’s so important to keep your eyes open, look for inspiration everywhere, and collaborate with people from different creative mediums. The typeface Movement was created from a collaboration between designers and choreographers to stunning effect. Watch the choreography and see how it inspired this unique typography at AIGA’s Eye on Design blog.
Thinking about your next up-cycle project? Neither are we. But! Ikea has us super inspired (and wishing we were more handy with a hand saw) with these beautiful “wildhomes” they produced in partnership with Mother. Learn more about the partnership on thedrum.com.