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The Weekend Guide

Let the spring cleaning begin.

BUY
From Sthlm
What:
The site showcases one indie Swedish designer’s wares every month. (If anyone knows cool design, it’s those Scandinavians.)
Why: You’re a Swede heart.
Where: Online at fromsthlm.com.

LISTEN
Dntel Early Works for Me if It Works for You II
What:
Three CDs of the early works that laid the electronic template for what eventually became The Postal Service.
Why: Learn what it sounds like to not marry Zooey Deschanel.
Where: Online at phthalo.com or iTunes.

USE
New Soap, Old Bottle
What:
Clever company buys brand-name cleaning products by the barrel and puts them in used soda bottles with dispensers.
Why: It’s an endless recycle.
Where: Online at newsoap.org.

READ
This Is Water
What:
David Foster Wallace’s unbelievable graduation speech (written for Kenyon College’s class of ’05) will inspire you.
Why: You’re thirsty.
Where: Online at amazon.com.

SEND
Telegrams
What:
Type a message, enter an address, and the site will mail your greetings in the old-fashioned format (via USPS).
Why: This just in!
Where: Online at telegramstop.com.