The Ashes of Us
And when the flowers fall, we will start again.

Odile (/oh-deal/), 23, Italy. Creative Designer / Art Director / Pretentious wanker.

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Now, the world’s population has risen to a little more than 6.8 billion people, and it is said that the number of people who enjoy the same level of life as we do has increased to approximately 2 billion people. It’s also reported that a further 2 billion are waiting in the wings. If the number of consumers hits 4 billion, the earth’s thin skin will be blown off. When we had this discussion, we thought again about the ‘simplicity’ that had been prized by the late creator Ikko Tanaka, who built the MUJI concept. That is, the way of thinking that says ‘this will suffice.’ Simple is good. Resources should be used as little as possible. It’s not a matter of being resigned to something, but rather of wanting to make things that ‘will suffice’ while being full of self-confidence. Since ancient times, Japanese people have specialized in holding back personally for the sake of their surroundings. This is the ‘this will suffice’ concept.

Masaaki Kanai, MUJI President (via hikikogal)

lucagabino:

The designer Oki Sato, founder of Nendo Agency, for L’Optimum magazine, out now.

lucagabino:

The designer Oki Sato, founder of Nendo Agency, for L’Optimum magazine, out now.

Artist: Bright Eyes
Album: Cassadaga
Song: Lime Tree
Plays: 839

 

karzahnii:

a story about tumblr’s collective ability to fact check

Artist: King Krule
Album: 6 Feet Beneath the Moon
Song: Out Getting Ribs
Plays: 18,137

rawtranquility:

King Krule — Out Getting Ribs (2010)

Well, my tongue was in love.

buttonpoetry:

Rachel Rostad - “Names” (NPS 2013)

"Some say written language is only the bad translation of spoken. You cannot read sheet music and hear the song. You cannot read a speech and see the speaker. When the very first word was written down, something must have been lost."

Performing for SlamMN! at the 2013 National Poetry Slam.

Image is Powerful: Cameron Russell at TEDxMidAtlantic 2012

(Source: gynocraticgrrl)