This year, Karst was lucky enough to provide a gift to each of the conference attendees and staff. All the speakers, installations, and gifts served the purpose of the theme, Bigger Than Us. The speakers covered vast topics such as equal representation in media, whether fair and free elections are possible, mapping the observable universe, each bigger than us as individuals, but wholly achievable for us as a collective.
Pyramids, cathedrals, bridges. What do these all have in common? Building them is often a project that outlives the original designer or architect. In order to carry on a project that takes more than a lifetime (and in many cases, more than multiple lifetimes), a clear vision and the pursuit of a greater purpose unites all who work on it. There are tasks you want to do. There are tasks you need to do. And in some lovely cases, these are the same. When these align, you'll most feel like you're pursuing your purpose and you'll feel fulfilled. But for the ones where they aren’t the same, we turn to purpose to fuel us into moving forward. Finding the purpose...
Everyone on the Karst Team has a wildly different personality and funny enough we each have a different favourite notebook. After speaking to customers around the world, we've noticed that different notebooks tend to go with different personalities! Here's Karst's guide to finding the perfect notebook for you according to your temperament, interests, and habits.
Have you ever seen someone wearing a piece of clothing you also have, but they've styled it in a way that's completely their own? The contents of a notebook is something like that. Check out how some members of the Karst Community are filling / using their stone paper notebooks! You'll be blown away and maybe even a little inspired.
This May, we practice thinking big. We spent some time last month evaluating our expectations for ourselves, but it’s likely that your expectations were quite moderate. This month we dare to expect the impossible from ourselves, because only then are we able to approach something amazing.