Margot’s Bi-Weekly Design Dispatch, No.4
+ Starting things off with a song, from French band, Yuksek. Using mirror, the video is all reflections of cut paper, hand-dancing, and typography. The song itself is folk-pop blend and is equally as charming. It’s an absolutely inspired mix of visual & sound that is just so happy. Via Its Colossal.
+ Now, time for a hard think: are you as busy as you think you are? This article really made me sit up and take notice. I’ve been obsessing over my time ever since, probably to an unhealthy degree, but there’s no harm in trying to trim out some of the deadweight, no?
+ Austin Kleon’s newest book, How to Steal like an Artist is basically the newest manifesto on creativity, and it’s getting rave reviews from everyone from Seth Godin to Lifehacker. Looks to be a short read, the kind of book that will sit you down for a hearty chat and a cup of tea, and then toss you free all keyed up and ready to work your magic.
+ 40 iPhone tricks & shortcuts! I thought I was a wiz on the iPhone (since I spend so much time multi-tasking on it) but I learned several new tricks. Even better if you have the 4S and have Siri at your disposal. Oh, Siri, I can wait to upgrade and organize my life with the help of your sweet, dulcet tones.