Category Archives: Creative Inspiration

Art We Love – Jon Smith’s High-Speed Rainbow Explosions

As creative creatures, we can find inspiration around every corner. Sometimes, our muse is words (the New Yorker’s Shouts & Murmurs is always a good start). Other times, it’s film or TV (Arrested Development, anyone?). And this Monday morning, it’s … Continue reading

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Mood Indigo Trailer | Write In Color Loves Audrey Tautou + Michel Gondry

Every now and then comes a film that will change your life. Interestingly, Audrey Tautou happens to be in most of them. The star of Amelie is the lead in Mood Indigo, Michel Gondry’s first French language film. Simply put, … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare’s 445 Birthday | Write In Color Celebrates The Bard

Not many people have their birthdays celebrated posthumously, but not many people are William Shakespeare. Interestingly enough, his birth date is a mere approximation, since we aren’t sure exactly when he was born. Here are some other interesting facts you … Continue reading

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Creativity Inspires Creativity – SFMOMA’s Sugary Sweet Art Confections

As an art enthusiast with a sweet tooth, I felt as though this cake inspired by Piet Mondrian’s block composition came to me in a dream. There’s nothing more intriguing than art inspiring art — especially when the final masterpiece … Continue reading

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Something Treasured by Maram Nassar | Creatrepreneurism is Contagious

Meet Maram Nassar. Up until last year, Maram was working at a big, corporate entertainment company doing marketing and promotions. And she was great at it. And she didn’t even hate it. But she wasn’t quite passionate about it. Always … Continue reading

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Jonathan Adler Manifesto | What’s Your Personal Manifesto?

For a long time, the word manifesto got a bad wrap. Only communists and serial killers seemed to use them. Thankfully, these days many of our favorite businesses have them, including  lululemon and of course, Jonathan Adler. Jonathan Adler believes … Continue reading

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Digital Diaries – From PostSecret to No Time for Love

There was a time, not so long ago, when we would memorialize our deepest secrets in diaries. These diaries were hidden from view, tucked away under beds and at times even locked. Not anymore. More and more people are turning … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – The Art of Achieving Your Dreams

From New York to Los Angeles and the thousands of country miles between, Americans are finding ways to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. today. But when all the MLK Jr. Day parades and events are over and the sun has … Continue reading

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Cards Against Humanity – A Party Game for Horrible People

Cards Against Humanity is a card game. As its website explains, “Unlike most of the party games you’ve played before, Cards Against Humanity is as despicable and awkward as you and your friends.” The game is actually quite simple. There … Continue reading

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Top Posts of 2012 – The Discoveries, Artists + Movements That Inspired Us

With 2012 drawing to a close, there’s really only one thing to do: Reflect, and then jump full-force into 2013. Here are some of the discoveries, people, works of art and stories that inspired Write In Color in 2012: 1. … Continue reading

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