Frame the View of Plants and Flowers, Outdoors and In (Coco Capitan and Maria Robledo)

Artist Coco Capitan’s silver gelatin print, “plants framing plants”, got us thinking about the wonder of the frame, and ways to use it outdoors and in, as photographer Maria Robledo so brilliantly improvised.

Read More 6.6.19 | 2:54am

A Few Sexy Things in Honor of a National Self Pleasure Month

We’ve just learned that May is National Masturbation Month. To celebrate, we thought we’d post a few of our favorite finds on the theme, which include everyday “niche” pleasures, phallic skywriting and a charming animated film.

Read More 5.31.19 | 2:25am

Watch Bob Dylan Write “If You See Her, Say Hello”, as You Listen

With the release of Vol. 14 of Bob Dylan’s Bootleg series, Columbia Records released a video of the first take Dylan recorded of his song “If You See Her, Say Hello” with a unique twist, for  unexpected intimacy ...

Read More 5.30.19 | 2:11am
Nudes Floating in Space: Jimmy Simpson’s Virtual Mobiles (after Alexander Calder)

Nudes Floating in Space: Jimmy Simpson’s Virtual Mobiles (after Alexander Calder)

Inspired by Alexander Calder, illustrator/animator Jimmy Simpson has created an ongoing series of digital mobiles. His loose line drawings turn dimensional and animated using 3D software.  They are even more charming as gifs floating in ...

Read More 5.29.19 | 2:26am

How Do Your Good Ideas Make an Entrance? Knowing Can Help Bring Them to Life

When we stumbled on this image by the great Christoph Niemann at #abstractsunday, we thought: OMG, look at that fabulous doorway. What a vision! How can we get ourselves to imagine more expansively? And that ...

Read More 5.28.19 | 2:53am
Dept of Astonishment:  Listen to The Sound of a ‘Waterfall’ Made By Millions of Butterflies

Dept of Astonishment: Listen to The Sound of a ‘Waterfall’ Made By Millions of Butterflies

For the first 3 minutes of this video of a visit to a butterfly reserve in Mexico, naturalist Phill Torres treks and talks while he makes his way to the winter encampment of millions of ...

Read More 5.15.19 | 10:51pm

The Secret to Artist Constantino Nivola’s Sublime Painted Floors

We stumbled on this inspiring idea for painted floors while leafing through Artists’ Handmade Houses, which is chock full of ideas. Sculptor- designer Costantino Nivola painted the kitchen in his Long Island home a sublime, ...

Read More 5.15.19 | 2:00am

Vivianne Westwood’s Activist Fashion for Personal Power and Global Change

Martin Parr’s wonderful portrait of the always-inspiring wise-elder activist fashion designer, Vivianne Westwood got us wondering what she was up to. Her ongoing mission is to have people “buy less; dress up”. How you might ...

Read More 5.10.19 | 10:14am

Bucatini with Ramps, Olive Oil and Parmigiano Reggiano to Celebrate the Wildest Food of Spring

Being a truly wild food that seems to defy cultivation of any scale, ramps are truly delicious and root me in the season. I especially love them braised in olive oil with bucatini or spaghetti ...

Read More 5.10.19 | 2:06am