design inspiration: hemingway’s makeshift standing desk

Among the many projects we’re working on, is creating a standing desk – or perhaps better put – a standing area for our the 13-foot desktop we’re creating, so we can sit AND stand during many ours of blogging. We’ve seen many iterations on the internet, not to mention research as to why standing while…

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weight control system, via ernest hemingway

The great blog Ouno recently published a wonderful post about Finca Vigia, Ernest Hemingway’s villa in Cuba where he lived from 1939 to 1960; the house has been preserved pretty much intact. We love Hemingway’s method for tracking his weight: write daily scale readings on the bathroom wall. (We’d paint the wall with whiteboard paint.)

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