Inspiring archive for 2016-06-29

Training to Be a Good Writer

(4 years ago)
By Leo Babauta I’m not going to claim to be the world’s greatest writer, but I do think I’m reasonably competent. I’ve been training for 25 years as a writer, and I make a living as a writer. For those who are just starting out as writers, I’d like to share my training. I didn’t […]

Lao Tsu, China – 6th century B.C.

(4 years ago)
Paulo Coelho Based on my message earlier this week – about the different languages of God – I would like to share with you this week some of the prayers that point in the same direction: “For there to be peace in the world, the nations must live in peace. For there to be peace […]

Graphic Designer Spotlight: Bráulio Amado

(4 years ago)
Gorgeous poster designs by Bráulio Amado, a Portuguese graphic designer based in Brooklyn, New York. More images below.

10 Illustrators React to Brexit

(4 years ago)
Pep Montserrat   Jean Jullien created the memorable illustration, “Peace for Paris,” in response to the terrorist attacks last year. Now a number of illustrators (including Jullien) are similarly responding to last week’s EU referendum in the form they know … Continue reading →

Artist Spotlight: Marie Thibeault

(4 years ago)
A selection of paintings by San Pedro, California-based artist Marie Thibeault. More images below.

Sunwheel Made Up of Hundreds of Gold Plates

(4 years ago)
Portuguese-Italian collective Moradavaga have built a shimmering sunwheel for the annual Festa de São João do Porto (Festival of St John of Porto) in Portugal. Measuring eight meters in diameter, the piece is the result of hundreds of gold plates, … Continue reading →