arbiter of cool, issue 18

NB- not the san fernando one.  

  • quote: 

i love this continuum for success from the co-founder and CEO of mailchimp.   

fearlessness----happiness----creativity----innovation----profits

  • article

the connection between nostalgia and creativity, by Annie Sneed on fastcodesign.com.  nostalgia is comforting and opens you up.  from there, you're more likely to link disparate ideas, which is fundamental to innovative thinking.  

  • something inspiring/exciting/beautiful/powerful

"forgotten heritage: exploring italy's abandoned castles, towers, and hospitals" by Ella Morton on atlasobscura.com.  photographer Matt Emmett, of Forgotten Heritage Photography, snooped around neglected italian buildings.  the results are eerily appealing.  

favorite photo: the asylum cupboards.  

favorite fact: 0 run-ins with the law.  ah, italy.