For the Weekend // 01

Sparrow in Space

Saturdays used to be so much fun. It meant sleeping in, biking to the market for fresh vegetables and fruit and making dinners that take hours of preparation. Also Saturday night meant cuddling up on the couch with a movie or hanging out with friends and the occasional party.

When you’re self-employed and catching up on work (even though we absolutely love what we do), Saturday is just like any other day: you get up way too early, go to work, work far too long, eat something at the Indian restaurant near the subway, go home and collapse on the bed. Rinse, repeat. I think we need a day off soon. And I think Nick needs to make one of my favorite dishes, his lasagna made from scratch. It takes a whole day to make and it is so damn good.

After organizing my bookmarks this morning I realized I have so many things that I’d love to share with you so I’ll try to share one of these every week.. Here are some of the things that inspire us.

A lot of people might have already seen it, but this is a great TED talk. // The TED talk

We accidentally walked into this shop while exploring one of Kuala Lumpur’s malls. It is one of  the best shops ever. Everything is very basic, but so well designed. Even the pencils looks adorable. We checked it out online later, and of course it’s Japanese. // Muji

This makes us want to go and build a cabin in the woods, and sit around naked while painting trees. // Beaverbrook

We love travel blogs that are unlike any other // Nomadik Nation

As soon as we get ourselves a place to live we are going to subscribe to this. Such a great idea. These guys send you a gift from different designers each month. They’ve sent out some really nice stuff in the past. // Not Another Bill

One of the countries that we are sure will inspire us is Iceland. They are currently voting what the best name for Iceland will be.  Lets get Lost Land or Isle of Awe Land. Which one do you think is best? // Inspired by Iceland

We like to educate ourselves and the great people of Coursera are making education available for everyone. And it’s free! The courses are from critically acclaimed universities from all over the world, and are in a great range of subjects, from design to social psychology, to creative programming.  // Coursera

Have a good saturday and eat some lasagna!