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Take inspiration from the craft of others and train your brain with the help of these absorbing films.
The antidote to white-noise playlists, grainy study YouTubes and dull productivity timers, Portholes provide a motivating backdrop to keep your focus razor sharp.
Open a Porthole when you need an inspirational buddy to work alongside. Play the video as you work, and stay on task for the duration.
Observing other people do things triggers your brain to follow suit. It's why you yawn when somebody else yawns – and why we feel more productive in a library. It's to do with 'mirror neurons' in your brain. Portholes trigger these neurons to aid your productivity.
FLOWN's Flocks let you interact with real people in a live virtual co-working space. But if you miss the start, or can't fit a Flock around your commitments. Portholes are there for an accountability boost.
From university professors to playwrights, CEOs to composers, Portholes give you a window into the world of an inspiring deep worker – giving you the feeling you can do anything.
Our library of Porthole videos will keep on growing. Here's a selection of the people we've captured deep in their work.
Emma Hall, music producer
Join Emma's calming and rhythmic flow as she builds dynamic soundscapes to work, think or relax to.
Micah Yongo, fantasy author
Settle into the quiet and creative current of fiction writing with award-nominated fantasy author, Micah Yongo.
Laura Wyatt O'Keeffe, performer and theatrical maker
Immerse yourself in the discipline of performance art with multi-award nominated-performer Laura Wyatt O'Keeffe.
Tamas David-Barrett, writer and academic
Unlock deeper thoughts in the studious presence of behavioural scientist and writer, Tamas David-Barrett.
Margot Roulleau-Gallais, sculptor and artist
Work alongside the irresistible flow of skilled sculptor Margot Roulleau-Gallais.
Andy Robertson, professional athlete
Hone your focus as you experience the drive and discipline of one of Britain's top sprinters.
Alicia Navarro, CEO and entrepreneur
Allow serial entrepreneur Alicia Navarro's steady focus to draw you into a deeper level of flow.
Hannah Stacey, ceramicist
Discover the mesmerising artistry and focus needed for ceramic pottery with this peek into Hannah Stacey's process.