Thursday, April 24, 2014

Sweetness and Light

An atmospheric image by legendary photographer Sarah Moon for your Thursday. Have a lovely one.


This week's links. Enjoy.

Influence in Fashion
Why buy one article of clothing instead of another? Intelligent Life magazine asked 11 dedicated fashion people, from Ines de la Fressange to Jenna Lyons, who influences them and how.

Mad Men's Secret Weapon: Herman Miller
Fun Co.Design article on how iconic mid century modern furniture company Herman Miller helps Mad Men set decorator Claudette Didul-Mann get the details right.

Jun Kitagawa's Giant Zippers
Fantastic installation art by Japanese artist Jun Kitagawa — for the last few years he's installed giant zippers in public spaces, with the zippers appearing to open rooms, ponds or more to allow a glimpse into what's below. So interesting.

Growing a Kitchen Herb Garden
Epicurious has put together four herb garden plans for your favourite cuisines — Italian, Asian, Tex-Mex and French.

The Sounds of Space
Love this. New album Space Project consists of 14 tracks by different artists that sample sounds sent back from the space probes Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, launched in 1977.

Around the World in 10 Film Festivals
Condé Nast Traveler previews 10 of the world's most travel-worthy cinema events, from Cannes to Sydney.

The Cats of 19th Century Japan
19th century Japanese artists loved painting their cats almost as much as today's cat owners love Instagramming theirs. A new exhibit at the Shoto Museum of Art in Shibuya, Japan celebrates their work. Check out the slide show for a sampling of the beautiful art on display.

Best Rhubarb Recipes
Saveur has a lovely round up of 15 recipes for spring rhubarb, ranging from rhubarb mousse, rhubarb-strawberry jam to classic rhubarb pie.

(photo by martin löf with styling by gill renlund. via elle decoration sweden)
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