Thursday, July 31, 2014
This week's links. Enjoy.
20 New Yorker Design Stories to Read Now
For the next 3 months, the online archives of the New Yorker will be available while they revamp their site — FastCo. picks 20 of their favourite design stories to read while you can.
Favourite Fashion Quotes
AnOther magazine picks their fave insights by the greats into fashion, all charmingly illustrated by Helen Bullock.
Take a tour of a lovely Hamptons home featuring clean modern design that emphasizes neutral tones, natural textures and a little mid century classic furniture here and there. Really nice work by Julie Hillman Design.
Paper Play: The Art of Papercraft
Colossal has a great post featuring images from the new book Paper Play by Gingko Press, which explores the use of paper in contemporary art and design. Just extraordinary and mesmerizing work — do take a look.
Bluebeards and Brainiacs: Literary Characters Who Enter the Language
From The Guardian: "From Mrs. Malaprop to Lothario to the Grinch, some characters are so memorable that they leap from fiction into the dictionary. Take an alphabetical tour of the origins of some of our most familiar — and not-so-familiar — literary eponyms."
The Best Cooking Tips We Learned From the Movies
Bon Appétit magazine invited its senior food editor and two movie fan chefs to comment on clips from classic movies that also happen to have useful cooking tips. Fun and informative — and will inspire you to re-watch these great films, too.
Lentil Tacos With Tomato Relish Salsa
A fresh and healthy take on tacos, this recipe by Chez Us is also quick to put together, too.
(photo by joy thigpen)