Inspiring archive for 2017-02-27

Illustrator Spotlight: Alessandra Genualdo

(2 years ago)
A selection of new work by London-based illustrator Alessandra Genualdo (previously featured here). Genualdo recently participated in our February Reader Submissions. Click here to submit your own work! See more images below.

Reader Submission: Kaja Kukula

(2 years ago)
The strange animated world of illustrator Kaja Kukula (discovered via our February Reader Submissions). More images below!

A Camera Made from 32,000 Drinking Straws

(2 years ago)
Photographer Michael (Mick) Farrell and Cliff Haynes perfected a way of capturing images using a wooden box filled with 32,000 drinking straws. Started in 2007, and undergoing several different versions, the Straw Camera basically works by processing the light collected through each straw … Continue reading →

A Mindful Guide to Email in 20 Minutes a Day

(2 years ago)
By Leo Babauta I recently did a challenge with my friend Jesse of Samovar Tea: check email just twice a day (at 10am and 4pm) for 30 minutes a session. In addition, we couldn’t check email in the morning unless we did an hour on a specific project that morning. It ended up that on […]

Reader Submission: Francisco Gonzalez

(2 years ago)
Photos taken during a three-month stay in Hong Kong by Caracas, Venezuela-born, Miami, Florida-based photographer Francisco Gonzalez (discovered via our February Reader Submissions). See more images from “Contrast” below.

The divine melody

(2 years ago)
Zaki heard Xa asking his friends what was the most beautiful sound on Earth. ‘The sound of the flute,’ said one. ‘Birdsong,’ said another. ‘A woman’s voice,’ said a third. They continued the discussion late into the night, without reaching any conclusion. Days later, Zaki invited Xa and his friends to supper. In the room […]


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