“I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.”
— Haruki Murakami, 1Q84
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Kanye West keeps it simple, but casual cool, for his cover and editorial feature in the August issue of GQ magazine photographed by Patrick Demarchelier.


Scarlett Johansson , Cliff Watts photoshoot for Esquire, 2005


Cate Blanchett and Lupita Nyong’o, photographed by Cliff Watts for Entertainment Weekly, Feb 2014.


Temptation Island | Raica Oliveira by Cliff Watts

Beyoncé, Essence Magazine (2003) photographed by Cliff Watts.

Beyoncé, Essence Magazine (2003) photographed by Cliff Watts.


The Midnight Planétarium watch was a collaboration between Van Cleef & Arpels and Christiaan van der Klaauw. The watch is made of 396 separate parts and features the six closest planets orbiting the sun in real time (Uranus and Neptune were left out because you probably won’t live long enough to see either one complete a full orbit).

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"I don’t have any good ideas"

That’s a common mantra among those that say that they want to leap, but haven’t, and aren’t, and won’t.

What they’re actually saying is, “I don’t have any ideas that are guaranteed to work, and not only that, are guaranteed to cause no criticism or moments when I’m sure the whole thing is going to fall apart.”

Seth Godin, wise as ever, tells it like it is.

To solve this paradox, he wrote a wonderful children’s book for grownups about vulnerability and the creative life

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