Weekly Roundup / May 14, 2021

The weekly roundup is my offering of inspiring things I found online in the past week. May they bring you some pearl of wisdom, joy, or humor. Video – Simone Giertz’s Treehouse Loft BedIt was so fun to see Simone’s idea turn from dream to reality in this video. Her abilities are so inspiring toContinue reading “Weekly Roundup / May 14, 2021”

Weekly Roundup / May 7, 2021

The weekly roundup is my offering of inspiring things I found online in the past week. May they bring you some pearl of wisdom, joy, or humor. Article – Stained Glass That Breaks All the RulesWhat a beautiful art form, both in its old and new versions. I like the juxtaposition created by this studioContinue reading “Weekly Roundup / May 7, 2021”

Weekly Roundup / Apr 30, 2021

The weekly roundup is my offering of inspiring things I found online in the past week. May they bring you some pearl of wisdom, joy, or humor. Article – A Brief History of Breeze Blocks, Mid-Century Architecture’s Favorite Kind of FlairI have never found breeze blocks to be very attractive, but after reading their historyContinue reading “Weekly Roundup / Apr 30, 2021”

Ian Spalter on Abstract

This is part of a series where I write about episodes of Netflix’s Abstract that I really enjoyed and think you might, too. Who Is Ian Spalter? At the time of filming, Ian was the head of design at Instagram and he is now the head of Instagram Japan. He and his team are responsibleContinue reading “Ian Spalter on Abstract”

Weekly Roundup / Apr 23, 2021

The weekly roundup is my offering of inspiring things I found online in the past week. May they bring you some pearl of wisdom, joy, or humor. Podcast – Comfort DecoratingThis podcast episode, which came about because people are spending more time at home, made me see the colors and feel joyful. I, too, haveContinue reading “Weekly Roundup / Apr 23, 2021”

The Creative Habit Book Review

Summary I borrowed Twyla Tharp’s The Creative Habit: Learn it and Use it for Life from my mother, who said “that book is rich; I felt too inspired!” From the book’s jacket: “creativity is not a gift from the gods… it is the product of preparation and effort, and it’s within reach of everyone.” TheContinue reading “The Creative Habit Book Review”

Weekly Roundup / Apr 16, 2021

The weekly roundup is my offering of inspiring things I found online in the past week. May they bring you some pearl of wisdom, joy, or humor. Installation – Cosmic NatureI would love to visit this Yayoi Kusama exhibition if I could. The giant mosaic pumpkin looks incredible, like a sparkly and colorful fairy taleContinue reading “Weekly Roundup / Apr 16, 2021”

Olafur Eliasson on Abstract

This is part of a series where I write about episodes of Netflix’s Abstract that I really enjoyed and think you might, too. Who is Olafur Eliasson? Netflix describes Olafur as an artist, architect, and design phenom. The episode focuses on immersive experiences he has built throughout his career. Many of them use light, aContinue reading “Olafur Eliasson on Abstract”

Weekly Roundup / Apr 9, 2021

The weekly roundup is my offering of inspiring things I found online in the past week. May they bring you some pearl of wisdom, joy, or humor. Song – It Might As Well Be Spring, Astrud GilbertoMy voice teacher recommended I listen to this arrangement. We are working on the song now, first a musicalContinue reading “Weekly Roundup / Apr 9, 2021”