On this day, one hundred years ago, Central Park’s vegetation was suddenly wiped out. In a few days, one of the world’s most cherished landscapes disappeared without a trace. The Gaians were extremely violent in drawing attention to the planetary destruction we were causing. Periods of mourning following brutal attacks areRead More →

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This is a personal collection of quotes I came across throughout 2018 while reading books, blogs, and other resources. Enjoy! Quote 1 “Fall in love with a problem, not a specific solution” — Laura Javier, Product Designer at Instagram Quote 2 “I learned to sell the problem before the solutionRead More →

We all want to expand our knowledge, learn something new, prove our worth and move up the ladder. How do you get started? Knowing the right company that fits your culture, passion, and industry is the first step. But once you find the right company, how do you work yourRead More →

It was the year when self-driving cars got  boring . When iPhones became  confusing . When the army spent $480 million on Microsoft Hololens headsets. When we finally got to see the long-awaited Magic Leap…and it was a dud . When virtual reality headsets like Oculus Go had their cords cutRead More →

Sometimes all you need to declutter your space is a new frame of mind. Sounds easier said than done? Not so fast. Take a look at some of the best lessons we learned this year about how to live with less. 1. Tape can be a useful tool in deciding what to keep You need to purge, but you might need that gigantic waffle maker at some point.Read More →

A new year is a reason for life-changing habits, fancy planners, and body and relationship goals. While healthy habits and making the best of a fresh start can help us feel accomplished, we often fall into the trap of either not taking action or cramming all our action into aRead More →

Ikigai , a Japanese word that means “purpose” or “reason for being,” has been adopted in American society to mean having balance in work and in life. In a recent trip to Barnes and Noble, I found five books on the “must read” shelf with ikigai in the title, andRead More →

Patrick Brennan Contributed by Rob Kaiser-Schatzlein / Earlier this year, painter Patrick Brennan had a show at the artist-run gallery Essex Flowers . The title, “Drifter,” referred to the previous year of his life, when he gave up his studio in Greenpoint to spend time in England, Ohio, and Bahrain.Read More →

“The rediscovery of action and the reemergence of a secular, public realm of life may well be the most precious inheritance the modern age has bequeathed upon us who are about to enter an entirely new world.” “What is happiness, anyhow? Source: Hannah Arendt on Action and the Pursuit ofRead More →

“To harmonize the whole is the task of art,” the great Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky wrote in contemplating the spiritual element in art and the three responsibilities of artists. “The aim of art is insight, understanding of the essential life of feeling,” philosopher Susanne Langer asserted a generation later in her trailblazing treatise on theRead More →

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  Yesterday I watched a video by Simon Sinek on “Millenials in the Workplace.”  It was an excellent discourse on why Millenials are so unhappy.  In the 15 minute interview, he covers the addictiveness of social media to flawed parenting.  He argues an entire generation is growing up with lower self-esteem.Read More →

Illustrations to inspire Illustrations and imagery inspire my designs. Visuals help website users retain ideas, words and concepts.  The following are a selection of illustrators that excite and stimulate my creativity. Linesandcolors  Lines and Colors :: a blog about drawing, painting, illustration, comics, concept art and other visual arts BunchRead More →