Thursday, September 10, 2015
This week's links. Enjoy.
Bright and Modern
Take a tour of a light-filled Sydney home, tailor-made for a couple who love to cook — that's a photo of their dining room above.
The Ephemeral Brilliance of Perfume
Natasha Jen, a partner at design studio legend Pentagram, applies her designer's eye (and nose) to the elusive allure of perfume.
Polynation: Why You
Have a listen to 'Why You', the brand new track by Dutch duo Polynation — pretty, ambient sound with a dash of techno.
Do the Write Thing
Jess Cartner-Morley looks at the fashion world's long love affair with stationery — one that continues to go strong today in an increasingly digital world.
Richard Grant's Seven Wonders
Actor Richard Grant, perhaps best known for starring in the cult classic Withnail and I and, more recently, Downton Abbey, picks his seven favourite places. Intriguing list.
Inside the Mind of a Japanese Master Plant Stylist
Fascinating profile of Satoshi Kawamoto, the New York-based Japanese plant artist and creative director behind lush installations for brands like Filson, Gant Rugger and Mr Porter.
Who's Who in Graphic Design HIstory
Award-winning designer Bonnie Siegler draws up a fantastic list of legendary graphic designers for a bemused design student. Wonderful to revisit so much great work, too.
Chef Matt Danko uses his father's recipe to make sharlotka, a light and fluffy Russian apple cake. Now is also a perfect time to try this out, with the fall apples making their first appearance in the farmer's markets.
(photo by jason busch)