private library

December 19, 2008

A few months ago, I posted about a writing house that author Michael Pollan had built for himself. Along the same lines comes this video of a Private Library designed and built for a writer on Long Island: Private Library from A Space In Time on Vimeo. By the way, I found this video via […]

michael pollan hq

August 27, 2008

I’ve become familiar with Michael Pollan through books like The Omnivore’s Dilemma and In Defense of Food. Tonight I ran across the images above, which are pictures of his writing house. He built it himself (which is documented in an earlier book called A Place of My Own). Larger pictures are available on his website. […]

creativityist hq

August 8, 2008

As we’ve gotten settled in our new home in Austin, I’ve tried to give my office enough attention to make it an appealing workspace from the get go. I’ve had a few seasons of life where I had a tidy office, but mostly my office in the past has been…shall we say…a tad frenzied. In […]

yep at maczot

March 21, 2008

Yep is available for $20 from MacZot today only. It’s a spiffy little program for, well, spiffing up your workspace by reducing paper clutter. It’s worth a look if you don’t have it. Thanks to the recommendation of Unclutterer, I picked up a Fujitsu ScanSnap to use with Yep. They are pricey but worthwhile if […]

minimalism

March 12, 2008

This is appealing. But it feels like fantasyland.