Weekend 307.0

Splendidum(1) Designer Jasper Morrison on Beautiful Basics and Tintin (WSJ)

“By worrying when the next idea might come, you restrict yourself—with the perspective of time, he’d learned to treat design more lightly, to enjoy it.”

(2) A quote from The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved by Hunter S. Thompson

“Pink faces with a stylish Southern sag, old Ivy styles, seersucker coats and buttondown collars. ‘Mayblossom Senility’ (Steadman’s phrase)…burnt out early or maybe just not much to burn in the first place. Not much energy in the faces, not much curiosity. Suffering in silence, nowhere to go after thirty in this life, just hang on and humor the children.”

(3) The Art of Freight Train Painting: Canada’s railyard Rembrandts create art that moves (Utne Reader)

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