Friday, April 21, 2017

Weekend


Happy weekend! Have a lovely one. And a lovely space to spend it in.

(photo by mark roper via here)

Back to School


An 1893 schoolhouse in Copenhagen is now a creative retreat for Jon and Sascha, who both work in the music industry. Initially attracted by its architecture, it was the large surrounding property and inner courtyard that finally sold them—it feels very secluded, despite being near the old town centre. When you work with sound every day, silence is a true luxury. More here on Ladny Dom.

(photography by birgitta wolfgang drejer / sisters agency. via my domaine)

Smile


The future looks bright.

(vintage '60s photo of model in sunglasses by dutch designer jan oostmann via here)

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Sweetness and Light


A beautiful vista for your Thursday. Have a lovely one.

(photo via here)

Buffet


This week's links. Enjoy.

Manhattan Modern
Take a tour of decorator Patrick McGrath's lovely modern apartment—surprisingly airy in feel despite its small size.

A Marvelous Moment for French Writers and Artists
Lovely review by Julian Barnes in the New York Review of Books of 'The Pen and the Brush: How Passion for Art Shaped Nineteenth-Century French Novels' by Anka Muhlstein, translated from the French by Adriana Hunter. Adding this one to my book list.

Jim Jarmusch's 10 Favourite Films
Cult film director Jim Jarmusch picks his 10 favourite films, including Tokyo Story by Ozu, Seven Samurai by Kurosawa and Bob le Flambeur by Melville among others. Notably, they're all black and white films—an aesthetic Jarmusch uses beautifully in his own work.

Hargreaves + Levin Food Scans
This gorgeous series of 12 op art-style food scans by Hargreaves + Levin celebrates the beauty and bounty of seasonal fruits and vegetables. Stunning.  (via design crush)

Magazine Covers By Famous Artists
Steven Brower of Print Magazine takes a look at timeless magazine cover designs by Picasso, Matisse, Braque, Dali and others. Inspiring.

Frittata With Asparagus, Goat Cheese and Herbs
With a salad and crusty bread on the side, this light and lovely dish is a perfect way to welcome spring.

(photo: casa cook)

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Serenity Now


A beautiful art space for you today. This photo is from the launch party at Nishi Gallery in Canberra for the book 'Perfect Imperfect: the beauty of accident, age and patina', by Sydney-based writer and editor Karen McCartney, stylist Glen Proebstel and photographer Sharyn Cairns. More photos here.

(photo by sharyn cairns. via vosges paris)

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Happy Easter


Wishing you a lovely Easter.

(photo and egg decorating tutorial: cocorrina)

Friday, April 14, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Sweetness and Light


For those of you who are, like me, waiting impatiently for spring. "Spring Colors" by Ana Louisa Perkins

(via pinterest)

Buffet


This week's links. Enjoy.

A Renovated Berlin Studio
Take a tour of the beautiful, minimalist studio of Nora and Laura of Food Stories, a blog and Instagram feed dedicated to gluten-free food. So inspiring.

How To Make Paper Peonies
Add some pretty colour to your Easter decor this weekend with this easy tutorial for making a Charm Peony by Livia Cetti, who creates paper flowers through her company The Green Vase.

Zone of Strangeness: On John Cheever's Subjective Suburbs
Excellent essay by Adam O'Fallon Price on the work of John Cheever, and how his stories examine "...the tension between two countervailing urges—the urge for freedom and the urge for safety."

How To Coordinate Your Lunch With Your Outfit
AnOther magazine chats with photographer Kelsey McClellan and set and prop stylist Michelle Maguire about Wardrobe Snacks, their photo series inspired by monochrome clothes and informal dining. Love this.

Clotilde's Paris Favourites
The wonderful French food blogger Clotilde of Chocolate and Zucchini recently put together a great map of her favourite restaurants and food shops in Paris. 

Five Fresh Vegetarian Pizza Ideas
Check out these five delicious and healthy vegetarian variations on a timeless favourite—Butternut Squash Veggie Pizza, Grilled Summer Veggie Spelt Pizza, Green Split Pea and Spinach Pizza, Charred Tomato and Garlic Butter Mini Skillet Pizzas, Garden Greens Goodness Pizza.

(photo: the rug company)

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Moments of Beauty


Follow the light. Coat by Haider Ackermann, photo by Camille Vivier for AnOther Magazine, Fall/Winter 2011.

(via pinterest)

The Perfect Blue


Smitten with the Stockholm home of Petra Tungarden today, who is not only the fashion and home editor for Metro a blogger, stylist and entrepreneur as well. Love her glamorous take on Nordic style, with that perfect shade of blue and marble accents—and that stunning ceiling. More here on Nordic Design.

(photography by jesper florbrant for metro mode)

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

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