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Hello hello!

A monthly post has become the norm. It makes me miss the days when I had time to post more thoughtfully and regularly. Every time I receive an email from a friend via this blog sharing a good bit from the internet, a note of encouragement, or simply to say hello, I feel incredibly encouraged and touched. Thank you all!

I’ve been working full-time for the past few months, and am beginning to feel the separation pangs from not being able to devote as much time on Earlyware and other personal projects. I did, however, manage to update the shop with some prints I developed recently.

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I hope you guys like them!

One more thing before signing off – an incredible ad for The Sunday Times created by London ad agency Grey, London, re-enacting art, film, and music icons in one seamless clip. Scary good.

 

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Spring Summer

 

British photographer and director John Lindquist’s narrative short beautifully shot in the village of Positano on Italy’s Almalfi coast.

“For a while you’re carefree and going with the flow but then you have to make a choice about the direction you want to take,” he explains. “And that was the starting point for the story: a small moment of realization.”

Have a lovely weekend.

Lately

whaleThese Whale Bookends made me smile.

lunchMost of have seen the iconic “Lunch atop a Skyscraper” photo taken in 1932, but here’s a photo of some of the men napping after lunch-

lunch2Nuts!
sleepSpeaking of sleep, have you seen photos of Ted Spagna’s sleep portraiture work? : “Taken at fixed intervals throughout the night from a bird’s-eye view, and displayed in chronological order, the series of images reads like a silent film.”

nyny2Really excited for Brandon and his upcoming book, based on his beautiful project, Humans of New York. It’ll be out in mid-October, but you can pre-order the book here.

Good read: Gardens, not buildings. 

ice ice2 ice3Iceland.

Six micro-movies on the physics of love: What Love Looks Like.

How Not to Be Alone

Links for midday Monday…
DSC_0021“The flow of water carves rock, a little bit at a time. And our personhood is carved, too, by the flow of our habits.” – A terrific NY Times Opinion article about how communication technologies have affected human connection. butter

Have you tried butter coffee? I’m intrigued.

blueberryPlanning to make these blueberry crumb bars for friends coming over tomorrow night.yoy2 yoy3 yoy1

Studio YOY made me look twice.

And in case you missed this, Apple describing their thoughts and emotions behind their creation process. Beautiful.

Keep Going

It’s been one of those months where a million things seems to be happening at once and everything’s a blur, and the weather is perfect, which makes this business all the more excruciating, because all you really want to do is lie down on the grass with a good book, a mason jar of tart lemonade, and your lover’s belly as your pillow, getting to know Spring in the most intimate way, while the birds chirp in the air, and the sky goes on being blue, and the fluffy clouds s  l  o  w  l  y drift over you as your eyelids softly close to a midday slumber.

Whew.

But work. Work is good too.

Have you watched this?

Ira Glass on the Secret of Success in Creative Work. Ira is so great.

 

(Image source: 1. flickr / salutemyshorts; 2. Jason St. Peter)

Tumblur

FASHION FILM from Matthew Frost on Vimeo.

Tum·blur
n. A dreamy state of whimsy and nostalgia, causing one to believe that real life can always look like this or this. Time spent on such Tumblrs are often the cause of condition.

This hilarious video by Matthew Frost has a fantastic dose of satire to kick you back into reality, should you ever fall into a Tumblur.