Thursday, May 15, 2014

Sweetness and Light

Nothing livens up a room like beautiful art with a cheeky sense of humour.

(painting by harland miller, photo by james merrell. via stella magazine by way of pinterest)


This week's links. Enjoy.

The Inspired Home: Nests of Creatives
This new book is definitely going on my book list — featuring stunning photography by Ditte Isager, it's a beautiful tour through the inspiring and original homes of creative people. Love love love. Link takes you to a T Magazine story about the book, with photos.

Most Memorable Cannes Dresses Infographic
Great illustration of notable dresses worn over the years at the Cannes Film Festival by MediaRunDigital, who did a wonderful one last year featuring Oscar dresses.

What to Eat While Watching Mad Men
This is fun — see out the last season of Mad Men in style with these nine 60's-style recipes from The Kitchn, each inspired by a character (needless to say, it's going to be a drink for Don Draper).

How Godzilla Got His Scream
Fascinating insight into the work of film sound engineers — and the offbeat methods they employ to get just the right roar.

The Importance of Being Lonely
Wonderful essay by on solitude by novelist Ruth Thomas — in this connected age, are we losing our ability to embrace being alone?

Top 10 Loners in Fiction
And while we're on the subject of being alone — loners in literature, from Miss Havisham to Boo Radley.

Vintage Obsession
Beautiful and atmospheric — David Lynch directs Heather Graham and Benicio Del Toro in this 1988 ad for the perfume Obsession.

10 Salads to Eat for Breakfast
Add some healthy greens and grains to the first meal of the day (and eat those leftovers, too) with one of these great breakfast ideas from The Kitchn.

(photo by sara svenningrud for residence. via 79 ideas)

advertise on automatism

Thinking of becoming an automatism sponsor? A couple of ad spots are available for June — perfect for the start of summer. Find out more here.

(photo by sharyn cairns)
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