Link Love for the Top Posts in Art, Travel, Mental Health and More

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.

@sisterdiane of CraftyPod wrapped up the amazing 2012 image-only interview series with a terrific interview of  Kate England.

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

The legal issues of 3D printing. Smart article by Dezeen about an emerging topic. Also in 3D stuff this week was a lovely post on 3D book sculptures from Weburbanist (including the one above)

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!

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