Friday, December 21, 2012

The Notebook: Inside the Mind of the Creative Genius

The Atlantic posted this article last week and I'd thought I'd share, because it's awesome. The notebooks of contemporary creative geniuses: 

Paula Scher, American graphic designer

Dave Eggers, American writer

Christian Lacroix, French fashion designer 

Sigur Ros

Spike Jonze, American film director

Karim Rashid, Egyptian designer

Mary Ellen Mark, American photographer

Toyo Ito, Japanese architect

And some of my own additions:

Ken Cave, 1984

Keith Haring, 1974

Mark Twain, 1884

Marilyn Monroe

Kurt Cobain

Herman Melville

Leonardo da Vinci

Milton Glaser

Frida Kahlo

Charlotte Bronte, 1836

Albert Einstein's "Travel Diary to the USA"

Jack Kerouac, 1953

Thomas Edison's To-Do List 1888

David Foster Wallace's draft of The Pale King

Charles Darwin's first evolutionary tree

Ernest Hemingway, 1908: "I intend to travel and write."

Isaac Newton's notes on alchemy

Pablo Picasso

Sylvia Plath, 1945

Jorge Luis Borges

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