To: Tumblr

crossconnectmag:

Dear Tumblr,

Two years ago we started on a journey to share as many artists as we could find on the internet, including the very passionate and talented creators here on Tumblr. Today we are so excited to announce that we’ve passed 100,000 followers! 

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So many great things coming ;)

xoxo

Chaz and the team at Cross Connect

so happy to work with the amazing artists here on Tumblr!

this is only the beginning ;)

Inspired by the Japanese traditional wooden toy, Kokeshi is a beautifully considered object which emits a smooth and comfortable light. This versatile interior piece may stand by a bed, on a table, or on a cabinet…
The head of Kokeshi glows with an intense light radiating from its face. The wooden body brings to mind the warm human touch of this traditional toy.

Manufactured by Vertigo Bird, 2012

(Source: really-shit)

Be like a duck, paddling and working very hard inside the water, but what everyone sees is a smiling and calm face.

– Manoj Arora, From the Rat Race to Financial Freedom

reblog from jvnk:

Tangible Memory: The Poetic Photo Frame That Arouses Love in Heart

This photo frame created by Weng Xinyu is part of a larger collection of home items called “Good Medicine Tastes Bitter" that essentially provide the user with a less-than-perfect experience in order to convey a larger idea. The Tangible Memory photo frame has been created to represent the passing of time and loss of memories. If the photo frame isn’t touched by the user, it gets blurrier over time. When the user touches the glass, it reappears.

Check out the whole series here.

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.

– Antoine de Saint Exupéry