Thursday, September 03, 2015
This week's links. Enjoy.
Peter Som's New York City Apartment
Take a tour over at Lonny Magazine of fashion designer Peter Som's elegant space in New York. Gorgeous.
An Appreciation of Germaine Tailleferre
BBC Radio 3 has a lovely series celebrating women composers — listen in to find out more about the life and works of Germaine Tailleferre, the only woman member of the French modernist composers' group Les Six.
Not Just Any White Shirt
Fascinating history of Charvet, since 1838 the French shirtmaker to princes and presidents.
Why Sketchbooks Still Rule in a Digital World
Lovely post by Michael Kilkelly for ArchDaily on the pleasures and tangible benefits of keeping a physical sketchbook, as opposed to using an iPad app or other digital device (though he is no technophobe).
An Ode to Mid Century Modern Motels
Wonderful photo series by Mark Havens chronicling New Jersey's Wildwood, which has one of the highest concentrations of mid century modern hospitality architecture in the USA — and has a look described as Las Vegas meets Coney Island. Thanks to Andrew for the link.
Close Up Photos of Dior's Fall 2015 Couture
Photographer Isabel Martinez shares her more personal take of the elaborate Fall 2015 Couture show at Dior.
The IKEA Catalogue Review
I love this. German literary critic Hellmuth Karasek reviews the new IKEA catalogue.
Five Vegetarian Grain Bowls
Ease into fall with these 5 delectable recipes for veggie grain bowls, modeled after classic dishes from around the world: Italian-style polenta, Tex-Mex burrito, Indian curry, Middle Eastern rice and lentil mujadara, and Asian kimchi with rice.
(photo by raymond meier for ad magazine france)