July 10, 2013
Continuing our celebration of Lifework’s final week and the launch of our new channel Why Design (coming July 15), we’re taking a look back at our favorite blog posts from the last three and a half years. Join us today as we revisit some of our favorite workday Playlists.
Starting with Markos Moulitsas of Daily Kos, whose playlist includes tracks like Pork and Beans by Weezer, and Peel Me a Grape by Diana Krall.
Andre Andreev and G. Dan Covert of Dress Code each shared a playlist. Andre’s featured Straight Out The Rarri by Young Jeezy, while I Don’t Wanna Hear It by Minor Threat was found on Dan’s.
Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge shared her workday mix with tracks like Girl Anachronism by The Dredsen Dolls and Psycho Killer by The Talking Heads.
The playlist from writer Alissa Walker and designer Keith Scharwath featured Gut Feeling by Devo as well as No Cars Go by Arcade Fire.
On a typical workday with Daniel Kantner of Manhattan Nest, you might hear All Delighted People (Classic Rock Version) by Sufjan Stevens or Next Girl by The Black Keys.
Colleen and Eric Whiteley of Colleen & Eric enjoy working to tracks like The Greatest by Cat Power and Mercy Mercy by The Rolling Stones.
Jerinne Neils and Scott Flora of Blik each brought their own workplace mixes. Scott’s featured Time Space Transmat by Juan Atkins, while Jerinne’s included Black Metallic by Catherine Wheel.
The workday playlist of art director and graphic designer Rick VanderLeek included Used to Be by Beach House and William, It Was Really Nothing by The Smiths.
Designer, animator and filmmaker Todd St. John shared his playlist including Love and Peace by Quincy Jones and Watermelon Man by Herbie Hancock.
Graphic designer Carolyn Sewell likes to work to tracks like Old Old Fashioned by The Frightened Rabbit and I Felt Like a Gringo by Minutemen.
The workday playlist from Erin Jang of The Indigo Bunting features He Needs Me by Nina Simone and Cucurrucucu Paloma by Caetano Veloso.
Artist, designer and DJ Bethany Shorb mixes in great tracks from Corre Corre by Medio Mutante as well as We’re Back (Vitalic Remix) by Heartbreak.
For his working playlist, designer Chris Brigham included If I Were A Carpenter by Johnny Cash and Juarez by We Are Augustines.
Tyler Goodro of Plastolux shared his music to work to with tracks like Glosoli by Sigur Rós and My People by The Presets.
Everyone at design and marketing agency Fuzzco pitched in to create a playlist with songs like Are You From Dixie? by John Fahey and The Swimming Song by Loudon Wainwright III.
Graphic artist Christopher David Ryan went electronic with his workday Playlist, including And Then So Clear by Brian Eno and With A Professional by Dabrye.
Design studio Hum Creative banded together for their playlist, including Nancy From Now On by Father John Misty and Desire Be Desire Go by Tame Impala.
Jeff Zwerner of Evernote gave us his working week mix choosing Ho Hey by The Lumineers and Aeolus by Freelance Whales among others.
Designer J. Zachary Keenan worked Shuffle by Bombay Bicycle Club and Police & Thieves by The Clash into his working mix.
The playlist from designer Jay Fletcher had songs like Lost by Frank Ocean and Jamie Marie by Girls.
For their playlist Sarah Labieniec and Ryan Meis of Lab Partners added tracks like Heaven or Las Vegas by Cocteau Twins and Fire Alarm by The Fresh and Onlys.
Christy Lai and Michael John of Colorcubic put together a workday mix with tracks like Orbit by Teengirl Fantasy and My Fire Burns the Same by The Bear and The Sea.
Designer and illustrator Brent Couchman chose tunes like Suki and Me by Alex Calder and Atiba Song by Panda Bear for his working week mix.
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