Inspiring archive for 2015-09-10

Artist Spotlight: Kai and Sunny

(3 years ago)
Wonderful work by London-based artist duo, Kai and Sunny. More images below!

Best of Kickstarter: SmartHalo

(3 years ago)
This Kickstarter will appeal to all the urban cyclists out there! SmartHalo by Montréal-based CycleLabs, aims to produce a smartphone compatible device that fits permanently onto your bike, directing you to your destination in the fastest and safest way possible. SmartHalo … Continue reading →

The Gentle Art of Trying Something & Sucking at It

(3 years ago)
By Leo Babauta I was out for a run this morning when I contemplated how some people hate running, while I love it. Then I remembered: I didn’t love it when I started, because I sucked at it. Running, like anything, sucks when you first start. And then it becomes better, once you get decent […]

How Not to Do It All

(3 years ago)
By Leo Babauta We all want to do so much: take on every request that people email us, complete our neverending list of tasks and projects, help everyone, travel everywhere, learn a ton of new skills, read every book and watch every good film, be the perfect partner and parent and friend … And yet, […]

Video Profile: Artist Beth Cavener

(3 years ago)
An engaging video portrait of artist Beth Cavener by filmmaker Bas Berkhout. It’s really satisfying to watch her create her gestural sculptures as she talks about some really personal parts of her life. Watch the video below.

Artist Spotlight: Wouter Hisschemöller

(3 years ago)
Intriguing collage-like painting style and great use of colour in these street scenes by Dutch artist, Wouter Hisschemöller. Discovered via this month’s Reader Submissions (so consider this your reminder to submit here too)! More of Hisschemöller’s paintings below!

The Artist and Their City: Ai Weiwei on Beijing

(3 years ago)
The first instalment of the Guardian Cities/Tate special series, “The Artist and Their City,” features Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. The short video by British filmmaker, Max Duncan, follows Ai Weiwei as he discusses his complex relationship with Beijing and guides … Continue reading →

Artist Spotlight: Lola Gil

(3 years ago)
Wonderful, surreal, Alice in Wonderland-vibe in these paintings by artist, Lola Gil. See more images of Lola’s work below!

Best News of the Day: New Episodes of Black Mirror Coming to Netflix

(3 years ago)
While it hasn’t been officially confirmed by Netflix or Channel 4 (the UK station that originally aired the show), new episodes of Black Mirror are in the works! According to RadioTimes, series creator, Charlie Brooker, is currently writing scripts for a third series! And … Continue reading →


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