How’s everyone feeling as this week comes to a close? I’m ready for a long, quiet weekend at home with plenty of cuddling with Chubs as well as a trip to the Portland Art Museum. The Warhol exhibit is on right now and I’ve heard nothing but rave reviews. Have you been? I can’t wait to look at more of his work up close and get away from the weight this week post-election has brought.
The last few days have been full of introspection and also full of reaching out to friends, clients and family members to let them know that we’re all in this together. I will always believe that we’re better together.
Take care of yourselves and I hope you enjoy the list of links below — it’s a big one this week!
Photos: 1. Spotted this rad paint job in Venice Beach last weekend. 2. This New York Magazine cover showed up in my mailbox pre-election. 3. My designer Sam surprised me with this Barbara Kruger postcard and made my week. Love her art!
• If you’re looking for ways to give back, these organizations need your help now more than ever.
• 4 ways to fight for routine when life feels out of control.
• The man behind the classic AOL “You’ve Got Mail” voice is now an Uber driver in Ohio!
• If you’re thinking of collaborating on a project, read this post of tips from RowanMade.
• Im so inspired by what Joanna Waterfall is doing with Yellow Conference and she shares a step-by-step process of how to move from idea to execution.
• Gala’s post about what we can do now post-election is fantastic.
• That sudden moment when Facebook tells you that you’re dead? Yep, it just happened.
• Designers, it’s time to get paid what you’re worth.
• Interestingly enough, many online retailers are moving towards opening brick and mortar stores.
• I admire Paul Jarvis because he’s never afraid to just be himself.
• Wear a safety pin as a symbol showing the vulnerable that you’re with them in solidarity.
• David Bowie, Nick Cave and Leonard Cohen are with us in spirit to help navigate through the darkness.
• The 21 best documentaries from the 21st century everyone should see.
• A look back at the NY Times profile of the Notorious B.I.G. from 1994.
• I love Parks and Recreation Leslie Knope’s letter to America.
• What would happen if we all chose love over fear?