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Links We Love: 8/18/2018

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I recently came across the work of the funny and prolific illustrator Mike Lowery, who has spent the last two decades sketching just about everything that happens to him everywhere he goes. He's pulling some of the best pages for a new book of sketches called Slightly Jet Lagged (100-percent funded on Kickstarter). You can get a taste by following his . – Jeralyn, editorial director

Loving these nicely designed for the coffee-inclined from the well-traveled folks at Canyon Coffee.  – Berit, senior editor

I was in Chicago recently and discovered the coziest, coolest place to stay: . Built in a 110-year-old former publishing house, this place takes its literary roots seriously. Common areas include a reading nook ( a kitchenette stocked with gooey homemade chocolate chip cookies), and the rooms – each designed differently – pay tribute to a Chicago-based author, character, or book. I stayed in the Bellow room, which even had used copies of Saul Bellow's books available to borrow or purchase. – Amelia,

is a three-day pop-up community festival that leverages the landscape as a scene for creative and cultural exploration. This year's theme is Self Care, Together. It's all going down in Marfa, Texas. Let's make plans to join the cherry cult next summer, shall we? – Jeralyn

With any luck, my apartment will one day look something like Scotti Sitz's luxuriously minimal Los Angeles home-design store Garde. Until that happens, I can always check into  on California's Central Coast and pretend like it's mine. – Daniel, Gentedimontagna editor

Bookmarking on top of beautiful concept shop Maison Empereur for a future stay in Marseille. – Berit

Help keep Copenhagen's seawater some of the cleanest in the world. Next time you're in town, check out  (The Environment Kayak), an initiative that lets folks kayak around the harbor for free as long as they collect all the trash they find along the way. – Pernille,

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