Thursday, October 06, 2011

Sweetness and Light

Love this — so playful and pretty.

(cup from anthropologie via chest)


This week's links. Enjoy.

Rue Magazine
The anniversary issue of Rue is live, and it's gorgeous! Make yourself some tea and settle down for a lovely browse.

Adore Magazine
The Oct/Nov issue of Adore is out, with a special feature on New York. Another gorgeous read!

Showing Compassion Through the Gift of Food

Lovely piece in NPR about how the act of giving sustenance, sweet or savory, communicates caring and strengthens neighborly bonds.

Vintage Airline Ads
Fun little slideshow on the New Yorker of vintage airline ads from its archives. Flying just seemed so much more stylish and adventurous back then ...

Jack White on Design
Interview by Dwell magazine with the very cool Jack White — who apparently used to be an upholsterer before pursuing his music career. Via sfgirlbybay.

The New York Times Food & Drink Issue
Great interactive special in the NYT on food and drink — sections include health, policy, restaurants, drinks, culture, cooking, curiosities, etiquette and more.

Simpsons Literary References Slideshow
Check out The Atlantic's great slideshow of A Visual History of Literary References on The Simpsons. Amazing. Via The Guardian.

Bobbi Brown: At My Vanity
Makeup mogul Bobbi Brown chats with the WSJ about her daily routine, her favourite products and more. I've been a huge fan of her lipsticks for years.

Haunted Mansions in LEGO
Artist Mike Doyle creates elaborate Victorian gothic mansions using LEGO that are amazingly detailed, with weathering, aging and a general atmosphere of creepy decay. Must see.

Fall Entertaining Guide
Saveur has a nice roundup of autumn-themed recipes using root vegetables, apples, squash, pears and other delicious seasonal veggies and fruits.

(lovely photo by simon upton for the world of interiors)

One More Thing ...

It's Election Day here in Ontario — don't forget to vote!

(photo by mikkel vang)

And ...

RIP Steve Jobs, who passed away yesterday at the all too young age of 56. A true visionary.

(image via
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