City Insights: thought starter....
West illustrates the problem by translating human life into watts. “A human being at rest runs on 90 watts,” he says. “That’s how much power you need just to lie down. And if you’re a hunter-gatherer and you live in the Amazon, you’ll need about 250 watts. That’s how much energy it takes to run about and find food. So how much energy does our lifestyle [in America] require? Well, when you...
inspiration: warm colors
As I mentioned last week, I’m having massive urges to re-decorate/modify/upgrade my apartment over the summer. SO! I spent a ton of time the other night browsing one of my favorite websites, Design Sponge. DS has this great part of the website called “Sneak Peaks” where they post tons and tons and tons of pictures of projects and homes. I saved my favorites and thought I...
reblog of the week: J.T. Sketchblog- Classics
Reblog of the Week: Penguin Threads Deluxe Classics Website: Jillian Tamaki Sketchblog Why?: Beautiful, beautiful BEAUTIFUL book covers. All done by hand. AND, some of my favorite books (although Emma is not my FAVORITE Jane Austen by a long shot). She only posted 3 covers, but I’m hoping there are many more to come. I can’t wait to see these printed and snatch them up! ...
Isn’t she the cutest thing EVER. She wanted to go for a walk but couldn’t resist the urge to play with her leash. I want this dog.