Category Archives: Link Love

Link Love: 12.17.15

Nubby Twiglet: Link Love | Jorge Lawerta

• Best link this week: Instagram husbands. Over 4 million viewers agree. Ha!

• Bill Gates shares the best books he read in 2015.

• Our addiction to technology is taking over our lives.

• Designers, if you’re feeling stuck, Pocket Art Director is here to save the day!

• Pitchfork has rounded up the 100 best tracks of 2015.

• Made me laugh: I’m Comic Sans, asshole.

• Emily of Cupcakes and Cashmere just wrote a really transparent post about blogs and advertising.

• The best films of 2015.

• This creative timeline is pretty accurate.

• The oldest known video footage of New York City, with an accompanying map! Pretty cool.

• Being an activist is easier than you think.

• Sarah shares some tips on how to manage internet overwhelm.

• Want to give your loved ones something really meaningful and special? Alex has 15 holiday gift ideas, most of which are experiences.

• Grain Edit just rounded up 30 top design books that will make the perfect holiday gift.

Image: Jorge Lawerta.
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Link Love: 12.10.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love: Sara Pellegrino

• A long-lasting career essentially comes down to three things.

• What did your parents to do embarrass you when you were a kid?

• If you have guests coming over, here’s how to fake a clean house.

• Writing letters can change lives, including your own.

• It feels good to tidy up your inbox in time for the new year. I am OBSESSED with UnrollMe which allows you to unsubscribe to mailing lists all at once.

• Behold the most Instagrammed places in America.

• The Atlantic has rounded up the top 25 news photos of 2015.

• A telephone repairman had a dream to design women’s shoes…so he made it happen.

• The 58 most commonly misused words and phrases.

• Christmas gift ideas for typographers.

• What’s the difference between being successful and being known?

• Here’s a chart of every single color Lego has ever used.

Image: Sara Pellegrino.
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Link Love: 11.3.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love: Studio Beau

• Searching for an internship? AnyIntern has curated thousands of them in one place!

• If you’re wondering how Black Friday became a thing, here you go.

• Free time over the holidays? Check out these 11 new creative reads.

• The new invention in social media land is the Finstagram account. Why is this even a thing?!

18 rude texts from your anxiety. Haha!

• Create your own fonts with Prototypo.

• 23 awesome reasons to work for yourself. As if you need even more convincing!

• Kathleen explains how to put fear in its place.

• New York Magazine takes a closer look at the transformation of a single block in Brooklyn.

• Yes, everybody needs time off.

• If you work for yourself and are constantly freaking out about money, here’s how to stop.

• Times are changing! The music streaming service Rdio is now over.

• Who are NYC cab drivers actually talking to on the phone?

Image: Studio Beau.
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Link Love: 11.26.15


• Sometimes, it’s not a new job that you really need — it’s a new perspective.

• I love Bob Ross even more after learning that he had a pet squirrel named Peapod. Awww.

• Here’s the truth about the creative process.

• Need to say no? Here are two easy ways to do it while keeping your cool.

• Whoa! A couple just sued Airbnb for copying their apartment.

• Flying from London to New York in just 3 hours may be possible by 2021.

• 25 sites for finding the freelance jobs you want.

• Even though you’re busy, you should make more room for interviews.

• My friend Erika is launching an exclusive mastermind group called Pret-a-Persona and damn, it looks beautiful and inspiring. If you’re a style-savvy business woman, check it out!

• A time capsule for the year 2957 was just discovered.

• The online “experts” make entrepreneurship look easy but here’s the truth.

• I love how this long distance couple stays connected!

• Finally, there’s a parlor for temporary tattoos.

Image: The Pressure.
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Link Love: 11.19.15

Nubby Twiglet | Cameo

• It’s time to get over the curation and filters. Let’s get raw and share what really matters to us.

• Portlanders love a good brunch. If you’re on the hunt for one of the best in town, look no further than Hunnymilk. I personally know the chef behind it and the food is epic.

• 50 things that are definitely, 100 percent confirmed punk. Haha.

• Life advice from 10 smart humans.

• When you’re hanging out in a museum, have you ever wondered what the view is like from the perspective of the works of art?

• It’s pretty cool to see how the Empire State Building was built.

• Having client issues? These three scripts will whip them into shape.

• Made me laugh: the Brooklyn bar menu generator.

• Marry your soul and tap the depths of your creativity.

• Star Wars characters have been reimagined as Greek statues.

• This agenda keeps your life in perspective by including a bunch of awe-inspiring facts.

• The names people come up with for their wifi connections crack me up. My favorite: Bill Wi The Science Fi.

• The biggest color trends for 2015 have been rounded up.

• Are your social media numbers taking over your life?

• What would it look like if faces were sucked up by smartphones?

• This writer defeated his anxiety.

• The NYC Department of Records has a fantastic Instagram account where every day feels like an awesome throwback.

• Is Winter driving you crazy? Here’s how to hate it less.

Image: Cameo.
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Link Love: 11.12.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love: This Is Non

• The internet is what you make it. If you read just one thing this week, make it this.

• Typographers share their top typefaces.

• I just did an interview over at InBetween Studio about my career path and also chatted about my personal heroes. Check it out here.

• Good vibes only! I’m loving these pennants.

• Behold the world’s 50 best restaurants.

• The 4 things to never do when asked, “What’s your rate?”

• What happens when you share the same name as a really famous person?

• Wow! This town is literally living under a rock.

• If you’re interested in creating a hugely successful online course, Paul Jarvis spills his secrets.

• Is there a point at which you’re too smart for your own good?

• 4 tips for keeping your creative work on the right side of the law.

• So cool! 100 year old footage of artists Monet, Renoir, Rodin, and Degas working and walking near their studios.

• Forecast is a great way to schedule your team across projects.

• Do you like him?

Image: This Is Non.
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Link Love: 11.5.15

Nubby Twiglet: Link Love | Alexis Jamet

• If you’re thinking of giving up on something you love, stop and read this article instead.

• You never see any of these things in offices anymore.

• I love these photos of heavily tattooed people.

• This Instagram account documents the plastic bags of New York City.

• As a brand, remember to invest in your audience.

• Wow, amazing! This guy met his doppelgänger on a flight!

• If you’re interested in podcasting, Paul Jarvis just shared his tools to make it happen.

• Are you guilty of stalking your ex online?

• Portland brand Felton & Mary’s needs your help raising money to produce their BBQ sauces! I just pledged and hope you can, too.

• I love these notepads for fictional hotels!

• Paige Powell, part of the 1980s Warhol and Interview Magazine crew, just uncovered a treasure trove of photos from under her bed. Really!

• Finding your signature style isn’t as hard as you think.

5 steps to starting your day right.

• If you need a bag that makes traveling with your million dollars in cash easy (haha), here you go!

• It’s so cool to see old buildings reinvented. This school in Amsterdam has been transformed into housing.

Image: Alexis Jamet.
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