I’m sure you will have, at some point in your life, walked into a book store or a library and breathed in that intoxicating smell that comes from old books. Sure, it’s a little bit musty sometimes but that’s how you know they’re truly vintage finds.
That said, I’m more of a new book fan myself. The crisp paper and the fresh ink, all clean and ready to be read; I love it. But where do the different smells come from? Chemicals of course. This infographic from Compound Interest explores the science behind these novelty scents. So the next time someone comments on the smell of some books you can throw a whole load of science at them, you’re welcome.
Instagram allows you to see exactly what inspires people and how creativity is drawn from their everyday life. We use Instagram to capture what makes us smile, what brings joy to our life, and what we are passionate about, and the accounts listed below are sure to inspire you in turn.
Here are our 20 top creative Instagram accounts that you should be following today.
Brandon Stanton walks the streets of New York City taking street photography, and he gets his subjects to open up about life details that even many family members may not know about them. It makes you smile and connect with the images at a new level.
Carin Olsson moved to Paris and is documenting every part of her experience, from the macaroons to the Eiffel Tower with all of its shimmering lights. If you want to go to Paris but can’t get there today, Carin will take you.