Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Aging wine under the sea, a better version of the Mexico border wall, and how Missy Elliott can save a life

1. Essential Chuck Berry Songs Widely known as a pioneer of rock’n’roll—if not the inventor of it—Chuck Berry passed away this weekend. Reworking rhythm and blues into what we now know as rock music, Berry was a true legend—a guitarist, singer/songwriter who also had some incredible moves on stage and an undeniable charisma and self-confidence. The Times selected 15 of his countless songs that are …

Kosho Tsuboi’s Magic Wall Calendar

As a part of Google’s Android Experiments concept project series, industrial designer Kosho Tsuboi has proposed a hi-res, electronic, paper, wall calendar. Despite advances in calendar apps, many of us remain divided between our digital scheduling and tactile wall or agenda planning. Tsuboi’s Magic Calendar unites both by way of an “interconnected paper-thin e-ink color display.” Tsuboi actually spent time in a zen monastery, perhaps …

Creative Calendars and Planners for 2017

Snazzy options to help keep organized and inspired

Unless you were given a calendar, planner or agenda for the holidays, most people wait a few days into the new year before realizing it’s time to get organized. While there is a plethora of apps to help with scheduling and completing tasks, there’s nothing quite like a tangible wall, desk or pocket option, and if it’s especially well-designed—even better. We searched the internet and …

Creative Calendar Ideas for 2016

From the colorful to the minimal, logical and strange: plenty of eye-catching ways to plan your year

For many of us planning doesn’t come naturally and, while Google calendars are useful, they’re not the most inspirational. Further, everyone looks for something different in a calendar: whether that’s plenty of space for itemizing a day or a broad stroke of the year as a whole. The following eight options offer lots of structural diversity, in an effort to find one that matches the …

16 Calendars for 2015

Make this year extra stimulating with a calendar that channels your creative spirit

If time flies when you’re having fun, you might as well extend that notion to the moments spent organizing your time. For our annual calendar round-up this year, we’ve included 16 shining examples that will ensure all of 2015 is just how you envisioned it. Multidisciplinary artist Bradley Pitts likes to “restore science and technology to a place where they can be used to investigate …