Thursday, June 11, 2009

Buffet


This week's links. Enjoy.

Agnes Martin
The wonderful dear ada blog has a great post on artist Agnes Martin, one of my faves — go see.

Donna Hay General Store Visit
Wedding and portrait photographer Jillian Leiboff has a lovely photo essay of her visit to the new Donna Hay General Store in Woollahra. Looks gorgeous. Via Holly at Decor8.

Four Walls and a Roof
Lovely and idea-filled interior design blog by a British expatriate now living in San Francisco.

Top 10 Books on the Migrant Experience
Novelist Elise Valmorbida thinks migration is at the heart of all storytelling — here she picks her favourites, from George Orwell to Jean Rhys.

The Uniform Project
For The Uniform Project, Sheena Matheiken is wearing the same dress every day for an entire year. Each day, she "reinvents the dress with layers, accessories and all kinds of accoutrements". Very cool to see how imaginative she is within these constraints — she's an amazing stylist — and it's eco-friendly and for a good cause, too. Via Kottke.

Designers at Play
Classic vinyl record covers, redone as classic Pelican book covers. Via Design Observer.

Fact or Scooby Doo?
Mental Floss magazine challenges you to a fun little quiz that asks: is this a true news story, or is it a Scooby Doo plotline?

Rethinking Potato Salad
Susan Russo of NPR offers some delicious alternatives to the classic mayo-based potato salad.


Photograph of stylist Lucyina Moodie's lovely work via four walls and a roof.

Flower Child


The little girl in this delicately beautiful portrait reminds me of one of the fairies in Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream. Styled by the Japanese company Musubi. Via Design Shimmer.
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