Jodie Hurt

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Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake

<i>Sunshine-sweet lemon layer cake dotted with juicy blueberries and topped with lush cream cheese frosting. Take a bite and taste the bursts of bright</i> …

The Magic and Logic of Color: How Josef Albers Revolutionized Visual Culture and the Art of Seeing

<i>“Hundreds of people can talk, for one who can think,”</i> John Ruskin wrote, <i>“but thousands of people can think, for one who can see.”</i> <i>“We see, but we do not see: we use our eyes, but our gaze is glancing, frivolously considering its object,”</i> Alexandra Horowitz lamented in her sublime meditation on …

Tomato-Ginger Chutney

Simple Springtime Dishes

Austin Kleon on 10 Things Every Creative Person Should Remember But We Often Forget

Much has been said about the secrets of creativity and where good ideas come from, but most of that wisdom can be lost on young minds just dipping their toes in the vast and tumultuous ocean of self-initiated creation. Some time ago, artist and writer Austin Kleon — one of my favorite thinkers, a …

Neurologist Oliver Sacks on Memory, Plagiarism, and the Necessary Forgettings of Creativity

<i>“Memory is never a precise duplicate of the original… it is a continuing act of creation,”</i> researcher Rosalind Cartwright reminded us in her fascinating treatise on the science of dreams. <i>“The biggest lie of human memory is that it feels true,”</i> Jonah Lehrer wrote shortly before being engulfed in a …

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Doodling

Five Manifestos for the Creative Life

Some days everyone needs a little extra encouragement. The words or lines or colors don’t want to come, or worse, we don’t even want to sit down to create. That’s when we turn to these inspiring manifestos, any one of which is guaranteed to give our uncooperative creativity a sharp kick in the …

Illustrated Six-Word Memoirs by Students from Grade School to Grad School

In 2006, <b>Larry Smith</b> presented a challenge to his community at <i>SMITH Magazine</i>: How would you tell your life’s story if you could only use six words? The question, inspired by the legend that Hemingway was once challenged to write an entire novel in just six words, spurred a flurry of responses — …

How to Break Through Your Creative Block: Strategies from 90 of Today’s Most Exciting Creators

What extraordinary energy we expend, as a culture and a civilization, on trying to understand where good ideas come from, how creativity works, its secrets, its origins, its mechanisms, and the five-step action plan for coaxing it into manifestation. And little compares to the anguish that comes …

Iconic Graphic Designer Milton Glaser on Art, Education, and the Kindness of the Universe

Milton Glaser — legendary mastermind of the famous I♥NY logo, author of delightful and little-known vintage children’s books, notorious notebook-doodler, modern-day sage of art and purpose — is celebrated by many as the greatest graphic designer alive. From <b>How to Think Like a Great Graphic Designer</b> …

curated contemporary art /// i’m jealous of project B

Do you love old photos? Do you wish you could get one as a giant print to hang on your wall? Perfect… listen to this:<p><i>“PROJECT B specializes in a</i> …

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Polka Dot Lap Duvets!

We’re seeing spots! Thanks to Nani Iro’s Summer 2013 collection of Double Gauze, we’re hypnotized by the delicate whimsy and classic timelessness of …

Inspiration

Doodling

Potential

“There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.”<br>– R. Buckminster Fuller