The word community gets a lot of use these days. There are urban and rural communities, retirement communities, a Walmart community, an Airbnb community and on and on.

Theres a lot of buzz around community and people use it in many different ways. …


Why its awesome and how to integrate with Webflow

As a designer I love Webflow. It combines powerful design tools with no hassle CSS, responsive layouts and great cross-browser compatibility. All this lets the technical aspects fade into the background and lets me focus on the design and the user…


I was at gathering of “change makers”, it was small, yet felt like a conference. There was a stage, chairs, a speaker, an audience. The purpose was to convene a brain trust. There were many smart and generous people. It sounded promising, yet I left feeling frustrated. This get together…


We’ve all heard the saying that “friends are the family you choose.” But this phrase, no matter how many times it’s embroidered on a throw pillow, gets the natural order of things all wrong. If you ask me, friends are the family that life chooses for you.

The word forge…


Communities have tremendous capacity for making change. They allow us to think beyond the moment, beyond ourselves, to build up relationships that can sustain us in difficult times. As individuals, we all have starkly-defined limits; but as a group, working in harmony, we become greater than the sum of our…


Leadership in a community is not a singular thing, its not one person deciding for all but a conversation that is lead and facilitated by one person or a small group. You might have an agenda, a specific goal or problem that needs to be overcome. But how lead? That…


We don’t need to cling to the past; instead, we can use the past to inform and inspire us, and use it as a springboard to move into the future. Our shared memory can propel us forward.

Geography and history have a special connection, especially for us city dwellers. Our…


Study by Susan Pinker

Social integration and close relationships are the single most powerful thing that keep us living longer. Ever wondered why women live longer than men — they prioritize and maintain in person friendships.

We’re talking about community — its definitely a buzzword. But what I mean when I say community is…


Creating a smoother, faster and a more secure online purchase experience

At Unlock we’re all about making transactions on the web seamless and effortless. Blockchain transactions have lots of incredible features, from low cost to permission-less, but the strong suit of blockchain technology — its safety features around immutable data also means every transaction needs to be confirmed by miners. This…

Sascha Mombartz

Maker, shaker, braker. Non citizen. community at closeknit.co, design at officeforvisualaffairs.com, art at trarara.com

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