Thursday, August 20, 2015

Sweetness and Light

A quiet start to the day.

(photo by luisa brimble for kinfolk magazine


This week's links. Enjoy.

Eero Saarinen's Miller House
Just came across this archived Dwell post featuring Miller House, the stunning mid century gem in Indiana designed by Eero Saarinen, and fell for it all over again. Well worth a revisit. 

Cultivating Creativity: Daily Rituals for Visual Inspiration
Great excerpt on the HOW design site from Maria Fabrizio's book Cultivating Creativity, which discusses how getting into the habit of keeping a visual record — a sketchbook or notebook filled with drawings, collages, doodles, notes, quotes or other thoughts — is a great way to encourage creative thinking every day.

Traces of the Turban
Writer Samantha Weinberg shares a visual history of the turban across centuries and continents. Wonderful.

Where Writers Write
Fascinating post about the rituals that writers have imposed on themselves to encourage their muse. I have to say, I wonder why artists get such a rep as being eccentric in their working habits after reading a few of these ...

Early Hair Dryers: 1928 to 1948
Utterly terrifying photos of early hair dryers that will make you very grateful for the simple little hand held one you use in the morning — and not like you're in a dystopian sci fi movie.

The 9 Best Clean Face Oils
The editors at Goop pick their favourite face oils for various skin types. I've become a serious fan of face oils myself after seeing a huge improvement in my own sensitive skin.

Julia Child's Zucchini Tian
A brilliant and utterly delicious way to use the abundant zucchini that's in season right now. Must make this.

(photo by karen mordechai for sunday suppers)

automatism on instagram

Sunday afternoon at the farmer's market. Strolling around the stands sipping spectacular ginger ale by @michaelsdolce and admiring the produce — such as the perfect garlic from Luxy Farm.

(follow me on instagram at automatism)
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