21 4 / 2014

"Life is more, a lot more, labyrinthine than shown in our memory - our minds are in the business of turning history into something smooth and linear, which makes us underestimate randomness. But when we see it, we fear it and overreact. Because of this fear and thirst for order, some human systems, by disrupting the invisible or not so visible logic of things, tend to be exposed to harm from Black Swans and almost never get any benefit. You get pseudo-order when we seek order; you only get a measure of order and control when you embrace randomness."

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

20 4 / 2014

karenhurley:

Ana second hand bookstore
Agency: Leo Burnett, Singapore

karenhurley:

Ana second hand bookstore

Agency: Leo Burnett, Singapore

(via adteachings)

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20 4 / 2014

"Life is made of ever so many partings welded together…"

Charles Dickens, Great Expectations (via fables-of-the-reconstruction)

(via fuckyeahexistentialism)

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20 4 / 2014

fastcompany:

Steve Matteson has designed some of the most ubiquitous typefaces in the world, and engineered versions of Times New Roman, Arial, and Courier for Microsoft. Here, he reveals why every letter you see looks the way it does. 
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fastcompany:

Steve Matteson has designed some of the most ubiquitous typefaces in the world, and engineered versions of Times New Roman, Arial, and Courier for Microsoft. Here, he reveals why every letter you see looks the way it does. 

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20 4 / 2014

"What horrifies me most is the idea of being useless: well-educated, brilliantly promising, and fading out into an indifferent middle age."

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20 4 / 2014

"People who believe they’ll be happy if they go and live somewhere else, learn it doesn’t work that way. Wherever you go, you take yourself with you."

Neil Gaiman (via canisfamiliaris)

(Source: hellanne, via canisfamiliaris)

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20 4 / 2014

"Libraries tend to become more cozy, relaxing and communicative places. Other than public spaces like museums, they have a certain private character, which makes them a living room for their community."

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19 4 / 2014

cross-connect:

Fish Lamps by Frank Gehry

Iconic Canadian-American architect and artist Frank Gehry created a gorgeous sculptural series of fish lamps using jagged scales of ColorCore formica mounted on wireframes.

“After accidentally shattering a piece of ColorCore while working on a commission for Formica, he decided to use the broken shards as fish scales by glueing them onto wire armatures.”

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