good reads | 19

ABCs of typeI love a thoughtful link roundup as a way to discover the fantastic writing others are reading and sharing online. Here are my good reads from the week that was.

Good Reads

A photographer spies on unsuspecting tourists.

What we’ve long known: spend your money on experiences, not things. 

Behind the scenes of Barbie’s brilliantly art directed and brand managed Instagram account. 

In case you missed it: everyone’s upstairs neighbours. 

I’ve never understood the Lily Pulitzer aesthetic, but I’ve also never been a sorority girl.

50 years of American spice consumption. 

My mom didn’t let us watch much TV as girls, but Leni and I had Sharon, Lois and Bram on our set. Lois Lilienstein passed on Wednesday. The world is darker, but we will always have skinnymarink e-do.

I’ll just be over here, reading all the Iris Apfel interviews.

Typography nerds unite.

What are your weekend plans? Austin’s been in Chicago this week presenting at a conference, and I’m off to join him for some belated birthday celebrations! I’ll be sharing snaps on Instagram.

Other Roundups to Love

Molly Yeh’s Friday Links (updated Fridays)

Fathom’s Links We Love (updated Saturdays)

A Practical Wedding’s Happy Hour (updated Fridays)

Elise Blaha Cripe’s Weekend Links (updated Saturdays)

101 Cookbooks’ Favorites List (updated infrequently, but excellent)

[lead image: ABCs of Type by Pop Chart Company]

Good Reads on Some Infinite Thing is updated every Friday morning.

2 thoughts on “good reads | 19

  1. this made me laugh out really loud: but I’ve also never been a sorority girl.

    we’re training for a half marathon, and there might be an herb garden planted, and we’re also minimizing our closet, taking it to the bare bones… all because i read this article, i now want to achieve this.

    enjoy chi-town!

  2. Thanks, Lan!

    And yes! I’ve spent the last year down the un-fancy rabbithole — she seems like such a lovely human. I have a close-to-capsule wardrobe and it’s a freeing thing. Good luck with clearing out.

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