Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Simple Pleasures

Private jokes. Whether they're between you and a loved one, friends, or in the family, they're often tied to a time and place, are completely baffling to outsiders, and an ever renewable source of fun — and are often reduced over time to a shorthand, with a single word or phrase conjuring up helpless giggles.

(photograph by Denise Bovee, via Just Be Splendid)

Modern Magic

Despite being filled with notable pieces by such artists as Picasso, Lalanne, Koons, Lichtenstein, Warhol and Jean Michel Frank among others, the stunning Atlanta home of interior designer John Oetgen and creative director John Lineweaver has a sunny warmth far from the museum-like atmosphere one might expect. “I didn’t move in here for a ‘decorated’ look,” says Oetgen. “When you’re interested in art, architecture and beauty, you naturally accumulate things that you flip over.” An admirable philosophy that translates to any home, I think. Read the article here. Via Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles.
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