brain-pickings-poster

Brain Pickings Poster

$36.00

18"x24" Letterpress Print

16 reviews 16 Reviews
A letterpress printed tribute to Maria Popova's meditation on 7 things she learned in 7 years of reading, writing, and living posted on Brain Pickings. Printed on 100% cotton, acid and chlorine free, creme colored paper.

Brain Pickings Poster

$36.00

18"x24" Letterpress Print

16 reviews 16 Reviews
A letterpress printed tribute to Maria Popova's meditation on 7 things she learned in 7 years of reading, writing, and living posted on Brain Pickings. Printed on 100% cotton, acid and chlorine free, creme colored paper.

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Brain Pickings Poster

$36.00 18"x24" Letterpress Print
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A collaborative labor of love.

A letterpress printed tribute to Maria Popova's meditation on 7 things she learned in 7 years of reading, writing, and living posted on Brain Pickings. Having long been fans of Brain Pickings and Maria's work it was a delight to work together to bring her learnings to life! We worked with Uruguayan illustrator and graphic designer Martin Azambuja, who came up with the visual metaphor of a mobile for an added layer of symbolism.

 

"I’m proud and so very excited to reveal the end result of this collaborative labor of love, months in the making — an 18″x24″ letterpress poster printed on thick, sustainable cotton paper, inspired by vintage children’s book illustration and mid-century graphic design."
Maria Popova, Creator of Brain Pickings

  

The 7 Lessons:

1. Allow yourself the uncomfortable luxury of changing your mind.

2. Do nothing out of guilt, or for prestige, status, money or approval alone.

3. Be generous with your time and your resources and with giving credit and, especially, with your words.

4. Build pockets of stillness into your life.

5. Maya Angelou famously said, "When people tell you who they are, believe them". But even more importantly, when people try to tell you who you are, don’t believe them.

6. Presence is far more intricate and rewarding an art than productivity. As Annie Dillard memorably put it, “how we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.”

7. Debbie Millman captures our modern predicament beautifully: “Expect anything worthwhile to take a long time.”

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EK
04/21/2022
ESER K.
Turkey

Love

I sent them to be framed, cannot wait to hang both on my walls. Reminder of joy ♥️

GA
09/18/2021
Gloria A.
United States United States

Good reminder of what is important in life

Great! Good quality paper. Graphics is nice and playful.

DH
05/30/2020
Donna H.
United States United States

Brain Pickings Poster

Hi! I sent this out as a gift to my daughter and she loved it! I really enjoy the BEAUTIFUL monthly pieces of art and themes. You are doing a wonderful job and making a difference in our world. Art matters! Thank you and keep the fire going!

SE
05/28/2020
Shania E.
United States United States

Beautiful!

Totally worth it...

WG
10/10/2019
william G.
United States United States

Great experience

Beautiful poster