Category Archives: Link Love

Link Love: 10.29.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love: Raphael Vicenzi

What if your job didn’t exist? What would you do with the rest of your life?

• Need help with styling your shelves? Emily Henderson comes to the rescue with 3 easy steps!

• Oh yes, it’s true: a GIF maker exists. Let the fun begin!

• The feeling of constantly being “on call” thanks to technology is really starting to wear us down.

This is how to craft awesome client experiences.

• I love the 100 day project. It’s amazing what a shift in your mindset can do.

Artisanal passwords are now a thing.

• Are you ready to become an entrepreneur?

• Struggling artist? Mad Men writer Matthew Weiner has some advice.

Ask Wonder makes it possible to get detailed answers and resources delivered to your inbox. Now you can have a network of researchers do all the heavy lifting!

• We know that refined sugar is bad for our health but it can also have terrible effects on our memories. Scary stuff!

• What time should you go to bed?

• Is clutter in your life holding you back from being creative?

• If you’re trying to save money, focus on a quick win.

Post Script documents the decline of the number of post offices in America.

Image: Raphael Vicenzi.
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Link Love: 10.22.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love: Electromagnetico

• The world’s best design studios offer up 11 tips to make your budget work.

• Editions of 100 sells beautifully designed art prints.

10 great audiobooks to check out!

• Hillary Kerr shares 23 things she wishes she’d known at 23. So good!

• The Village Voice just announced their 2015 best of NYC list.

11 philosophies of influential leaders.

• Shaq just deejayed an EDM festival! So awesome.

• This path isn’t an easy one! 10 ways to survive as a creative.

• Focus means saying no. Steve Jobs knew what was up.

• What’s it like to die alone in New York? This was such a fascinating (and sad) read.

• Here’s what contact lenses looked like in 1948. Ouch.

• The 50 best non-fiction podcasts of 2015. This should keep you entertained for awhile!

• A closer look at what it means to be privileged.

• If you can avoid driving, please do.

Image: Electromagnetico.
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Link Love: 10.15.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love

• I love the internet! Meg Lewis explains how the internet changed her life by providing her with a circle of friends who accepted her as her true self.

• Is it really possible to be happy every single day?

5 must-haves that every small business website should include.

• Portlanders, there’s an awesome new co-working space opening soon and it’s both affordable and beautifully designed! Check out WeWork.

Gems of Wikipedia is full of amazing discoveries.

• The U.N. has 17 new goals to build a better world. Pretty awesome.

• Interesting move: Playboy is moving away from showing full nudity as the internet fills that demand. The redesign launches next March.

• Taking a screenshot in 1983 pretty much looked like this.

• Emily Henderson shares 3 surprising decorating tips.

• It’s refreshing that a prominent company like Pinterest is taking a visible stand on making its workforce more diverse.

• Turning news into art isn’t easy but Bob Corujo has been doing just that for 60 Minutes episodes over the last 35 years.

• Relive your childhood with The Nostalgia Machine. 1981 was a great year to be born!

• Conde Nast just bought independent music site Pitchfork.

• What happens when you remove digital devices from photos? It really hits home.

• In this video, kids were asked whether they’d rather be rich or happy.

Image: Ghostly Ferns.
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Link Love: 10.07.15

Nubby Twiglet: Link Love

• Creative Bloq has gathered up the 100 best free fonts.

• What is your morning routine like?

• After reading Anna’s post, I really want to try out online printer Parabo Press. They do such amazing, unique items!

• It’s harder to be thin now than it was in the 80s.

10 ways freelancers can promote their designs.

• The life-changing magic of losing shit.

• This is how to eliminate procrastination.

• Remember the AIM away message?!

• Following a creative path is going to have plenty of obstacles and you may occasionally cry in art class but the trick is to just keep going.

• Millions of Facebook users have no idea they’re using the internet.

• Behold nihilistic security questions! Haha.

• Oh, to be a college student living in Berlin.

• Here’s a history of eye charts.

• If you’re feeling stressed out, read this.

Image: Vulture Magazine.
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Link Love: 10.1.15

Nubby Twiglet | Boutique: Amos Anderson

• Made me laugh: the truth behind perfectly composed Instagram photos.

• Don’t be one of those annoying phone people. I admire Alex so much for taking a stand!

• The mindset that you’re supposed to have “made it” by 30 is completely ridiculous.

• You really don’t need to work so much.

• Vanity Fair talks to Kanye West about his creative process and the balancing act of family, fashion and music.

• Apple stores are so beautiful that to enter one is bordering on a religious experience.

• How do you feel about this etiquette question? Totally cool or gross?

Dictionary Stories are very short stories composed entirely of Oxford American Dictionary sentences. Yep.

• Instead of sitting on Google, let’s take the time to have a real conversation.

• So awesome: 90s era internet love stories!

• It’s a constant battle of the pope versus the wind.

• When you change careers and decide to become an entrepreneur, here’s what to expect.

• How can you stay creative when you’re chained to your computer all day?

• Just say yes to new emojis!

Image: Boutique at Amos Anderson Art Museum.
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Link Love: 9.24.15

Nubby Twiglet | Link Love

• Working on a project where you’ll need to hire multiple creatives? Sian has some advice on how to streamline the process.

It’s completely possible to make a $1,500.00 sandwich. After watching this video, you’ll appreciate the convenience of grocery stores so much more.

• Working on a magazine? These 5 cover design tips will get you on the right track.

• If you’re feeling like there’s nothing interesting or authentic about you, read this advice.

• 9 qualities of remarkably confident people.

• Patti Smith just gave the most inspiring interview about being strong, happy and alive.

• Personalizing your blog posts and writing about more than just your business is so important.

• If you’re playing the waiting game right now, Danielle LaPorte has some tips on how to turn it into a positive.

• What you eat can totally affect your productivity.

• 16 simple ways to love yourself again.

• Saying no without burning bridges can be HARD. Here’s how to do it right.

• You have full permission to break the rules.

Image: Feedfolio | donhkoland.
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Link Love: 9.17.15

Nubby Twiglet | Alishia Farnan

• Ever wonder what goes into designing a book cover? It’s so much more work than you’d think and I love this behind the scenes look.

• 5 tips to get even more consistent.

• Want to get back into the groove of writing regularly? Take this challenge from Joanna Waterfall.

• I am completely obsessed with this floral wallpaper.

• Need a rad space for your next live event? Splacer is so brilliant.

• These are the tools designers are using most today.

• Need help getting your posts organized in WordPress? Read this.

• Check out these awesome IKEA hacks.

• 4 tips to beat creative block.

• I’m loving Minimalissimo, a blog obsessed with all things having to do with minimalism.

• The myth of quality time.

Image: Alisha Farnan.
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