How to Assemble a Night Sky on Your Ceiling

There are “170 billion galaxies, spanning 45.7 billion light years,” and “roughly a septillion stars in the observable universe.” While few venture out there, many more of us can enjoy the splendor of the night sky from porches, backyards, mountaintops or—as an article from The New York Times suggests—even your bedroom. Their helpful guide explains how to cast the night sky onto your ceiling. Resources …

Studio Rider Founder Alma Lacour’s “Brief Briefs” Spark Creativity

Encouragement for artists, writers, makers and imaginers who long for structured assignments

Amidst our shifted quarantine schedules, many have grappled with time lost, time gained or strained, blank brain spaces, and the pressure to accomplish something—or anything. Artist advocate and collaborative coach Alma Lacour (founder of creative agency Studio Rider and an alum of Bernstein & Andriulli and Mass Appeal) understands that often, when we’re hoping to be creative, we need a spark. With her #briefbriefs assignments on Instagram, …

Warm Weather Lawn Games

From bocce ball to boomerangs, activities to take to the park or beach

The warm weather stirs up a restlessness in all of us. Once you’ve finished up your picnic in the park or grilling in the yard, turn to these lawn games for easy group entertainment—no WiFi required. Lumbürr Co Six-Pack-O-Kubb While the origins of kubb are shrouded in mystery, the Swedish lawn game isn’t shy on strategic fun. It’s more than a mission to knock down …