Thursday, October 16, 2014

Sweetness and Light

A lovely flower study in rich jewel tones by Kari Herer. See more of her beautiful work here.


This week's links. Enjoy.

An Artist's Home
Take a tour over at Dwell of artist Richard Brothers's lovely modern residence and studio on Orcas Island, Washington.

Beautiful Bones
Take a tour of Hueso, an extraordinary restaurant in Guadalajara, Mexico designed by architect Ignacio Cadena that incorporates thousands of animal bones (real and artificial) into its decor. The effect is both spooky and quite beautiful.

How Typefaces Get Their Names
Great post by Tobias Frere-Jones on how typefaces get their (at times baffling) names. Via Kottke.

What Kids Around the World Eat for Breakfast
Fascinating NYT photo essay documenting what a child's first meal of the day is — countries such as Japan, Turkey, Malawi, France, Iceland, and Holland are just some of the ones covered for the piece.

Having Fun With Paper
Simple little projects you can do with paper, to encourage an afternoon of creativity. Make a book cover, envelopes, a mobile, origami and more. 

Halloween Dinner Party Menu
A lovely harvest-inspired vegetarian menu for a Halloween dinner party, from The House That Lars Built.

(photo by caisa k.)

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Sunday afternoon browse at the used bookstore.

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