When someone has to tell you to put your brushes down at night and you can’t...– As told to me by Nick Gamarello. (via ovadiaandsons)
Anonymous asked: Hey James. My name is Juniper. I live in Brooklyn too. I moved here in October and have been looking for work. It's been hard because I've got an atypical type of resume. (I got a B.A. degree and then traveled the world for three years) Anyways, I saw from Shatterbox that you work with the Acumen Fund and wanted to ask how you got involved, and if you had an suggestions for someone like...
When we realize that there’s never a single story about any place, we...– Chimamada Adichie
If all else fails, I drink half a bottle of rum and play a Handel oratorio on...– David Ogilvy
Forever Bicycles by Ai Weiwei
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.– Japanese Proverb
You need the eye, the hand, and the heart. Two won’t do.– David Hockney
The idea that people copy because they lack creativity is powerfully harmful…To...– William Patry, senior copyright counsel at Google Inc, in an excerpt from his new book, How To Fix Copyright
10 Lessons from Ben Chestnut, CEO of MailChimp
I spent the last day of my holiday break enjoying this CreativeMornings/Atlanta talk by MailChimp CEO, Ben Chestnut. Out of all the talks I’ve seen over the past year (including CreativeMornings, TED, LIVE from the NYPL, IQ², The 99%, Do Lectures), this one by Ben is probably my favorite. It’s 42 minutes including a Q&A, but well worth the time if you can find it. And if you...
A painter is doing something with one brushstroke that is brilliant but if he...– Ben Kingsley (via The Talks)
The Joy of Quiet →
By PICO IYER NY Times Published: December 29, 2011 ABOUT a year ago, I flew to Singapore to join the writer Malcolm Gladwell, the fashion designer Marc Ecko and the graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister in addressing a group of advertising people on “Marketing to the Child of Tomorrow.” Soon after I arrived, the chief executive of the agency that had invited us took me aside. What he was most...