Thursday, July 30, 2015
This week's links. Enjoy.
An Idyllic Australian Getaway
Take a tour of a beautiful modern getaway in the Australian bush, designed by a pair of married architects for their own family and built using local woods. So inspiring.
Copenhagen-based photographer Mikkel Jul Hvilshøj constructs visual representations of recipes, meticulously putting together all the ingredients and cookware into a single, striking graphic image. Beautiful work. Via Andrew with thanks.
Another Magazine's Top Ten Summer Films
Great list of summertime movies with substance, put together by the staff at Another magazine. Check out such classics as Stealing Beauty, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Zabriskie Point and Death in Venice. I'm going to track down Alice in the Cities by Wim Wenders — can't believe I haven't seen it yet.
History's Unsung Sidekicks
American design trio Jenny Volvovski, Julia Rothman and Matt Lamothe's new book 'The Who, the What and the When: 65 Artists Illustrate the Secret Sidekicks of History', chronicles through beautiful illustrations the unsung heroes and heroines who supported those who became famous in history. Such a lovely idea. Follow the link for a selection from the book.
How Food Makes a Holiday
Lovely essay by Guardian writer Vicky Frost on the pleasures of experiencing local cuisine while traveling.
How Chairs Would Look If They Were People
Charming photo series by Romanian photographer Horia Manolache, featuring portraits of chairs paired with portraits of people directly inspired by the chairs.
The editors of W magazine share their secrets for staying cool in the heat — check out their favourite products for sunburn, dehydrated skin, melting makeup and more.
Five Ingredient Summer Sides
Perfect for bbqs and easy summer suppers, these simple side dishes are a showcase for fresh tomatoes, green beans and other seasonal veggies.
(photo by j. ingerstedt)