Celebrate 420 in Style

Some of our favorite innovative, creative and sophisticated cannabis-related products

Now that all but four states in the USA have legalized cannabis in some form, discussion around it continues at a never-before-seen pace. From its benefits (pain relief, easing anxiety and more) to racial/political issues (according to New York State’s Division of Criminal Justice Services, 86% of New Yorkers arrested for low-level marijuana possession are black and hispanic), and the new industry’s explosion, there’s a …

Adam J Kurtz’s “Pick Me Up: a Pep Talk for Now and Later”

An activity book full of sound advice and existential, gallows humor

Brooklyn-based artist and designer Adam J Kurtz is launching his second book, “Pick Me Up: a Pep Talk for Now and Later” (the follow-up to “1 Page at a Time”), and it’s very much an activity guide for grown-ups. Not only are there spaces for drawing and writing poems, the majority of the pages are full of relatable modern-day anxieties and plenty of existential, dark …

The Daub Creative Workbook

An artist-driven project for kids who are stuck in bed or the hospital

When David Bennett’s son had to stay at the King’s College Hospital in London back in 2013, the British branding agency director began thinking about how he and others in the creative industry could help children admitted to hospital wards, and how to thank the staff who’d helped him and his family. The idea of a “Creative Workbook” was born: something to occupy kids’ minds …