I first met Emil Jattne a few years back not long after he’d launched Brooklyn Gin, and being a gin drinker myself I decided to give his creation a try and since then I haven’t looked back, seriously. It really is the best gin on the market, they use fresh ingredients they make the gin […]
A new book out by Mason Currey, Daily Rituals: How Artists Work, details what we’ve wondered for years: how did the most creative people in history live? Did they have particular rituals in their daily lives to keep them on track in their quest for creativity? Apparently Benjamin Franklin was fond of morning ‘air baths’ […]
Artist and writer Jessica Hagy describes Indexed as ‘a little project that allows me to make fun of some things and sense of others without resorting to doing actual math’. The project has been running since August 2006, way before charts were cool. Her observations are very funny.
Two women meet online, become friends, decide to start a project (A Year of Mornings: 3191 Miles Apart) and post a picture from their morning every day for a year. The results are fascinating — next to each other, the pictures form a bigger picture, like a visual dialogue. Stephanie Congdon Barnes and Maria Alexandra Vettese had so much fun, they did the same thing again for another year, this time with evenings instead of mornings. And really, why not?
This vitriolic rant by author and screenwriter Harlan Ellison (from the upcoming documentary about him called Dreams With Sharp Teeth) really hit a nerve with me. As someone who works in creative fields, I’ve encountered countless people/employers who think because I enjoy art and writing, I will be happy to do it for free.
One inspiring article a day featuring the best, well-hidden creatives out there. The site welcomes interaction where readers can ‘love’ or ‘don’t love’ each post, and is curated by a bunch of international contributors. A great place for a daily dose of a new video, photograph and other mediums.
London-based graphic design student, Kathryn Lewis, has just completed a project around the notion of the chronobiology. She spent a day avoiding all conventional clocks and relied purely on her own inner clock to wake her up, get me to her lectures and take her home on time, whilst recording her feelings every hour.