Thursday, December 10, 2015
This week's links. Enjoy.
Light and Modern in Taiwan
Take a tour of Block Village by HAO Design in Taiwan — a lovely airy modern family home that organizes the space in intriguing ways. Love the light wood used throughout.
The New York Times 100 Notable Books 2015
Every year I look forward to the NYT list of 100 notable books in fiction, poetry and nonfiction. Always something that's the perfect gift for someone (including you).
Life as a Professional Chocolate Taster
Hello, dream job. Fascinating profile of Georg Bernardini, professional chocolate taster and tester.
American Jazz Albums in the 1950s and 1960s
Just stunning album cover designs in this appreciation over at Print magazine — some familiar faves (hello Take Five) and some new to me. Perfect graphic design.
The History of Denim
Slide show over at W Magazine with highlights from Denim: Fashion's Frontier, an exhibition on at The Museum at FIT that explores the history of denim and its transition from workwear to high fashion. Looks like a great show.
Inside the Largest Glacier in Iceland
Stunning, never-before-seen photos of the Vatna Glacier in Iceland by British photographer Mikael Buck. Beautiful and extraordinary images.
Having Trouble Falling Asleep? Read This.
Wide awake? Head over to The Paris Review for Sleep Aid, a series devoted to curing insomnia with "...the dullest, most soporific texts available in the public domain." This is a pretty brilliant idea, actually — brings back memories of student days, nodding over a particularly dull textbook.
25 Red Lipsticks for the Holidays
Just in time for holiday parties — a round up of 25 great red lipsticks to get you in the festive spirit.
Tomato Bisque With Fresh Goat's Cheese
Easy to make, this lovely ginger and garlic-infused tomato bisque gets taken to the next level with the addition of fresh goat's cheese stirred in just before serving. Can't wait to try this one.
(photo of two hands coffee shop in nyc by adrienne young)