Ever wonder how you could be more productive and make the most of your day? The Ivy Lee method (1918) will help you prioritize.
Erté (pseudonym for Roman Petrovich Tyrtov, 1892-1990) was a Russian Art Deco illustrator, graphic artist, costume & set designer. His distinctive, elegant drawings helped to form what we think of as typical Art Deco style.
Back in the seventies, even with the looming nuclear threat of the Cold War, the world seemed a more positive place than it is today. It was also a time when girls wore all colors of the rainbow as opposed to the ubiquitous Disney princess pink. In 1972 actress and social activist Marlo Thomas (with the help of many celebrities) put out the record Free to Be… You and Me, a collection of songs (and […]
“Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.” – Andy Warhol Andy Warhol working on ‘Self-Portrait’ and ‘Holly Solomon’ (1967) (left) and working on ‘Elvis I and II’ (right). Images from the book Andy Warhol “Giant” Size.
Inspirational words by Pippi Longstocking (aka Pippilotta Viktualia Rullgardina Krusmynta Efraimsdotter Långstrump). Good advice indeed. Text found on zulily.com / Inger Nilsson as Pippi © Astrid Lindgren
“The man who has no imagination, has no wings” – Mohammed Ali Song for today: Curtis Mayfield – We The People Who Are Darker Than Blue
“It’s not that we spend five days looking forward to just two. It’s that most people do what they enjoy most on those two days. Imagine living a life where everyday are your Saturdays and Sundays. Make everyday your weekend. Make every day a play-day…” ― James A. Murphy in The Waves of Life Quotes and Daily Meditations Song for today: Wanda Jackson – Lost Weekend
As a five-year-old I was a huge fan of Wonder Woman and had matching underwear to prove it. Wonder woman – aka Diana Prince – a mythical warrior princess of the Amazon, is a DC Comic book character created during the second world war by American psychologist and writer William Moulton Marston (also the inventor of the polygraph). “Not even girls want to be girls so long as our feminine archetype lacks force, strength, and […]
* From Open House for Butterflies by Ruth Krauss, illustration by Maurice Sendak
With ‘Somewhere Small’ artist and propmaker Jedediah Corwyn Voltz has created a series of whimsical miniature tree houses that are furnished in incredible detail. (via: lostateminor.com)