21:58 on 13 July 2011 in Winnetka
On the note of what I was writing about yesterday, watched a documentary with Mom n’ Pop tonight about Vidal Sassoon.
Turns out it took him 9 years of study on his own to develop the geometrical skills necessary for the revolutionary 5-point cut.
Have a lot more nights at the desk if I’m going to get my businesses and writing to the place I want.
Vidall Sassoon Behind The Scenes, by Vasilios Sfinarolakis from the Wikimedia Commons. 2010. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported licensed. It’s an image of “Recording tracks for the Vidal Sassoon Documentary with music supervisor David Spelman and Director Craig Tieper.”
are the annual reports created by Nicholas Felton. My Dad sent me a link to the article in the NY Times about them, and Pop also correctly pointed out their distinctive Tufte-an tinge.
It is inspiring to see someone have an idea then go from that to creating it and finally publishing and marketing it all on their own and to have it be big enough that it gets covered by the Times. Typically each one of those roles is done by a different person. Props feltron.
Mr. Kristoff wrote quite a piece Sunday, helpful reading for anyone who wishes to do something in life. It begins,
Any time anyone tells you that a dream is impossible, any time you’re discouraged by impossible challenges, just mutter this mantra: Tererai Trent …
Link via Pop.