Archive for 'passions'
Pancake Lettering

Pancake Lettering

Posted 22 October 2009 | By | Categories: ask emily, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, food, love, passions, typography, video | No Comments

Three great obsessions taste great together: pancakes, lettering and photographing your food!

links for 2008-02-21: girls love fonts

links for 2008-02-21: girls love fonts

Posted 21 February 2008 | By | Categories: creativity, culture, design, emily approved, links, passions, technology, typography, webstuff, women | No Comments

Polymorphous Perversity I can’t help getting excited about FF Polymorph. This new typeface family by Stefanie Schwarz is inspired by characters from languages around the world. It morphs into 4 styles: decoration, serif, loop and interrupution and also 4 directions: north, south, east, west. Check out also detailed PDF of features and possibilities of Polymorph. […]

G1G2 – Get One Give Two XO OLPCs

G1G2 – Get One Give Two XO OLPCs

Posted 11 February 2008 | By | Categories: activism, better world, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, environment, happiness, interconnected, marketing, observations, passions, product review, sustainability, technology | 4 Comments

Waveplace’s XO OLPC pilot program in Haiti needs your XO PCs. Emily’s analysis of the XO PC and requirements for next laptop.

NZ Notes: Sorry S.P…. I’m leaving you for Antipodes

NZ Notes: Sorry S.P…. I’m leaving you for Antipodes

Posted 06 December 2007 | By | Categories: better world, branding, consumerism, culture, design, emily approved, environment, food, happiness, health, marketing, passions, product review, senses, sustainability, taste, travel, typography | 1 Comment

I love bubbly beverages: Champagne and sparkling water are always my drinks of choice. Among the sparklers, Antipodes stands out. Coming from a deep natural aquifer to the surface in Whakatane, New Zealand, Antipodes has real mouth appeal. It’s less aggressively carbonated than my usual brew, San Pellegrino, and it’s easy on the eyes too. […]

Deep Thoughts with Claire Nouvian

Deep Thoughts with Claire Nouvian

Posted 21 October 2007 | By | Categories: activism, animals, art, better world, books, creativity, culture, design, happiness, health, interconnected, love, passions, science, sustainability, technology, travel, women | No Comments

Recommended musical accompaniment: Deep Water (iTunes) by Seal Claire Nouvian sailing in Penobscot Bay for a session on “Oceans in Balance” at Pop!Tech, off the coast of Maine. (More photos from Pop!Tech 2007) Claire Nouvian, a documentary filmmaker, thinks really deep thoughts about the ocean and its inhabitants. She’s especially concerned about how we relate […]

golden purslane

Posted 02 September 2007 | By | Categories: emily approved, food, gardening, happiness, nyc, passions | 1 Comment

golden purslane, originally uploaded by this is emily. In Natural History, Pliny the Elder encouraged wearing purslane as an amulet that could expel all evil, but today most people in the US consider purslane a weed. Nevia No of Yuno’s Farm turned me on to it as a salad green last year, and I got […]

Links for 2007-04-02: Her Story is Strange

Links for 2007-04-02: Her Story is Strange

Posted 02 April 2007 | By | Categories: art, books, branding, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, environment, happiness, interconnected, links, love, marketing, music, nyc, passions, people, photography, retail, science, senses, shopping, sustainability, technology, travel, video, webstuff | 1 Comment

Debbie Millman interviews Maira Kalman for Design Matters.

Adopting a New Rabbit

Posted 19 February 2007 | By | Categories: animals, better world, consumerism, culture, design, emily approved, happiness, health, love, observations, passions, retail, senses, shopping, technology, webstuff | No Comments

I can’t remember the last time I was so excited about a rabbit gadget…. so that’s a total lie.)In any case, the announcement email that they’re finally available is brilliant in that instead of telling me to purchase one, they point out that I can now Adopt A Rabbit and welcome me to the Rabbit Community..Should I be concerned about Sherry Turkle concerned about attachment to cuteness.

World AIDS Day thanks to Dr. Bob Frascino

Posted 01 December 2006 | By | Categories: culture, emily approved, health, links, love, passions, people | No Comments

This World AIDS Day, I’d like to send a big woo-hoo to Dr. Robert J Frascino, MD, aka Dr. Bob, founder of the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation and witty wise writer of the Safe Sex and HIV Prevention forum as well as the Fatigue and Anemia forum at The Body, an amazing HIV/AIDS Resource…. Beyond compassion, detailed statistics and risk analysis, informed political commentary and grammar corrections, Dr. Bob provides endless compassion, patience and side-splitting humor.

happy eggs

Posted 06 October 2006 | By | Categories: ask emily, books, culture, emily approved, food, happiness, health, love, nyc, observations, passions, taste | 1 Comment

You can tell how much youlove someone by the amount of time you spend making their scrambledeggs.

(better than) good magazine launch

Posted 24 September 2006 | By | Categories: art, ask emily, design, emily approved, nyc, observations, passions | No Comments

for an investor, maybe not so much, unless you’re going on the Google Story lessons): give $20 to the organization of your choice (within a well selected array including some of my favorites Oceana, Witness, Ashoka and Creative Commons), get 6 issues and an invitation to the launch parties in LA and NY. With refreshing transparency, they reveal how far along they are on their goal, and how many subscribers choose each organization so you can direct your dollars accordingly if you’re torn between worthy causes.

protect your largest organ: the skin you’re in

Posted 10 September 2006 | By | Categories: branding, consumerism, culture, design, emily approved, fashion, health, nyc, passions, shopping | 6 Comments

brilliant melanoma awareness campaign in marc jacobs windows. naked celebrity photograph t-shirts with “protect the skin you’re in,” “protect your largest organ,” and “save your ass,” with proceeds going from the sale of t-shirts (and the photographs by bill ) to NYU interdisciplinary school of medicine melanoma cooperative group.

meteorites: musical and over manhattan

Posted 04 September 2006 | By | Categories: art, culture, emily approved, interconnected, love, music, nyc, passions, people, science, technology, video | 1 Comment

sings my name sweeter than anyone. and jim noir.