Here is this week’s roundup of the best posts from around the web in all things smart and creative!
Art, Design, Creativity
Where Inspiration Comes From. Stacey of @freshstitches did a smart post about how you don’t have to be an artist inspired by traditional artist to get inspiration as a maker.
Dezeen shared this video about OLED technology for the home.
2Modern shared lots of great photos from Art Basel
Karen Brown interviews Simon Doonan for Etsy. She explains: “As Creative Ambassador-at-Large for Barneys, author, cultural observer, and window dresser extraordinaire, Simon Doonan has influenced our fashion sense for over four decades.” Photo credit: Albert Sanchez.
Travel and Places
Meat Lover’s Guide to San Francisco. Whether or not you eat meat this is an interesting look at the city’s butcheries and artisanal charcuteries. Via 7×7.
Mental Health and Life Wellness
Psychologist Gail Brenner discusses the idea that “What you are interested in is what is created in your life.”
7 Golden Nuggets You can Excavate from your Deep, Dark Regrets. A lot of people say that they don’t regret anything but is that true? Courage 2 Create asks us to look at our regrets and learn from them.
The Trouble with Talk Therapy. Via TIME. Sometimes it might not work.
Your At a Glance Guide to 2012 Psychology. A calendar of what happened this year that was important in psychology. BPS roundup.
Other Smart Stuff
Holograms Are Here, from Tupac to Mariln Monroe. Washington Post asks if we’ll be holograms next.
Disarming Medusa: How to Befriend your Inner Critic. Tips from Deva Coaching.
Happy weekend, happy holidays and happy reading!