Thursday, January 14, 2016


This week's links. Enjoy.

Simple Scandinavian Neutrals
Take Elle Decoration's tour of a calm, minimalist apartment in soothing tones of cream, grey and light woods. So pretty. 

10 Great Fairy Tale Films
Lovely list put together by the British Film Institute of films inspired by fairy tales, including one of my all time favourite movies — La belle et la bête (Beauty and the Beast) by Jean Cocteau (which in turn inspired an equally wonderful soundtrack by Philip Glass).

The Commercial Zen of Muji
The New Yorker's Silvia Killingsworth explores the commercial zen of the Japanese life-style brand Muji. So excited that there's now a Muji in Toronto...

Top 10 Modern Medieval Tales
Lovely list of novels inspired by the medieval age, ranging from Umberto Eco to Shakespeare. Perfect reading for long winter evenings.

The Lost Art of Free Time
Great article on how the down time after a large project is not lost time, but an opportunity to recharge one's creativity.

40 Winter Recipes to Distract You From 4:30 Sunsets
Have a look at this inspiring slide show over at Bon Appétit magazine, with recipes guaranteed to defeat even the coldest winter day.

David Bowie: Heroes
We lost a brilliant artist this week. Here, the original video to his beautiful song Heroes — still my absolute favourite Bowie album. And one of my creative heroes, too.

(photo: fritz hansen via stil inspiration)

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