During the Summer Solstice, the sun will bathe us in sunlight for longer than any other day of the year. That deserves a poem, one of Mary Oliver’s most famous, The Summer Day.
Disillusioned Designer Deconstructs Ordinary Stuff and Tinkers Them Into Tiny, Sublime Animated Films
Tired of designing for consumption, Dina Amin employs her love of taking things apart and tinkering to create tiny videos that are charming and illuminating.
The quest for a calming, private space can feel like an impossible dream, particularly for those who share tight living quarters. Here are some ideas…
After years of singing professionally to great acclaim, Deborah Domanski found herself on an unexpected quest to find her true voice.
Everybody I know, no matter what age or where they live, complains about how fast they feel time flying. Here’s a way to slow it down.
Poet, critic and theorist Fred Moten’s insights into the true nature of mayonnaise got me thinking about my favorite ways to jazz up storebought Mayo
Designer Nikolas Bentel designed the ultimate chalks for sidewalk graffiti and chalk-board painted wall decoration. Each one is a little sculpture onto itself with which you can draw parallel lines, dots and circles.
We frequently stumble on objects that are readymade artworks unto themselves. If we saw them in a gallery, we would ponder them in the way we do “real” art.
52 Types of Wood and the Trees They Come From will make you see trees that the wood in your home come from. The Overstory will make you appreciate them more…
A capella “raw vocals” music videos— instruments stripped away to leave only pure voice tracks — got us hearing thinking about voice in a new way.
Living room galleries provide community meeting places for artists and alternative ways to exhibit their work, and continue the salon tradition.
This useful little video and chart demonstrate ways of using furoshiki cloths — large multipurpose squares of cotton fabric — to make carry bags, aprons, more…
Science has proven what painting, poetry, and our own experience know: walking helps us think, and be.
Walking along the overgrown path near the Snow Leopard’s lair in the Central Park Zoo, I found two bricks inscribed with a poem, nestled into the dirt …
In a coffee shop restroom, we stumbled on a mind-blowing installation that rivaled Marcel Duchamp’s ground-breaking Fountain.