Creativity-inspiring spaces for the start-up

By Rose Tantraphol It’s easy to lose hours of your life looking at ideas for spaces designed to foster creativity. The thing with running a startup, though, is that you don’t necessarily have the time to assemble the perfect space. Consider my past weekend. On Saturday, Valentine’s Day, Moonsail North officially celebrated its third month hanging out […]

Empowering your inner graphic designer

Good communication in 2015 means utilizing visuals like infographics and sharable images. Can’t afford a graphic designer? Here are a few alternatives. By Scott Swanson  I’m a writer at heart — if I had my way, I would be able to influence hearts and minds through the strength of words alone. But in a digital world, it isn’t that simple — good communication […]

Inspired calendars and planners

In the natural habitat of a stationery shop, you’ll notice that paperphiles crave skin-to-paper contact when examining inspired calendars. By Rose The beginning of the year is an exciting time for paperphiles like me. During the final quarter of 2014, I kept eyeing the gorgeous calendars and planners waiting, ever so patiently, on my shelf. I was less […]

Scott’s favorite albums of 2014


By Scott As the year winds down, some people really get into the holiday spirit. Me? I get into the year-end list spirit. Being a certified music junkie, I always look forward to the annual countdowns of the year’s best albums – particularly from my favorite sites, like Stereogum, Pretty Much Amazing and Pitchfork. Usually […]

The multitasking myth

  By Rose One of the many lovely aspects about being on vacation — in this case, in California with my family for the Thanksgiving holiday — is that  I don’t feel pressure to multitask the way I sometimes feel pressured to do during the work week. On this particular vacation, I’m reading The Organized Mind: […]

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