Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017


A quietly glam work space for your Monday. Have a good one.

(photo: ferrer design studio via here)

Seaside Style

A stylish Danish house by the seaside is pretty much my ideal home, I'd have to say. Dating back to 1885, this one is a perfect blend of rustic original elements (those beams!) and clean modern details. Love. More here on Gravity Home.

(styling by norrman and lindhardt. photos via boliga)

Victoria Day

Happy Victoria Day to fellow Canadians—hope you're enjoying a lovely long weekend.

(portrait of queen victoria by franz xaver winterhalter, 1859. via here)

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Sweetness and Light

A beautiful, sun-dappled space to wake up in.

(via here)


This week's links. Enjoy.

An Art-Filled Space
Take a tour of the welcoming home of interior designer Paige Geffen, a space with a minimalist aesthetic warmed with honey wood tones and great art.

7 French Art Terms You Should Know
Make the next trip to the art gallery with a little more confidence, with this short glossary of French art terms from Artsy.

Interiors Inspiration Courtesy of Vintage IKEA Catalogues
AnOther magazine shares a few favourites from an archive of vintage IKEA catalogue covers. Groovy stuff. Find the entire archive on Pinterest here.

This Is What Happens To Your Brain When You Read Poetry
Interesting new study shows that there's a unique, pleasurable neurological response to reading poetry, activating parts of the brain that don't respond at all when listening to music or watching films. Time to read more poetry.

The Design Duo Behind The Century's Most Famous Album Covers
Lovely article about the legendary London-based design studio Hipgnosis, whose iconic album cover designs from the '70s recall a time when there was no digital media and designers were treated like (and hung out with) rock stars.

How to Choose the Right Compact Digital Camera For Your Travels
Great list of digital cameras over at Travel+Leisure, suitable for every kind of traveler and every kind of budget. Definitely thinking of upping my Instagram game.

Top 10 Books About Gardens
From the Guardian: "From theatres of social snobbery to fiery manifestos for rewilding, these volumes show that gardening can be sexy, scary and sometimes scandalous."

Eggplant Flatbreads
Lovely recipe from Aunt Martha that's perfect for warm weather lunches or light suppers—flatbread with charred eggplant spread, topped with arugula salad, pickled red onion and a citrusy, smoky tahini sauce.

(photo by benoit linero via here)

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Moments of Beauty

Think pink. Models Naro Lokuruka and Aluad Deng Anei photographed by Jane & Jane for Filler Magazine, fall/winter 2015.

(via bienenkiste)

Danish Elegance

Admiring the tranquil, minimalist elegance of this Copenhagen apartment today, the home of Kinfolk magazine founder Nathan Williams. More here at Residence magazine.

(photography by magnus mårding. via my scandinavian home)

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Serenity Now

A work space like this pretty much guarantees zen-like states of concentration.

(photo via here)

Barcelona Modern

An inspired Barcelona apartment renovation by Built Architecture, which retains the original modernist mosaic floors and high ceilings while adding storage and opening up the space. More about how they did it (and the project's challenges) here on ArchDaily.

(photography by eugeni pons)

Monday, May 15, 2017

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