Thursday, February 18, 2016

Sweetness and Light

Stunning architecture by the master of minimalism, John Pawson. This is the Abbey of Our Lady of Novy Dvor, Bohemia.

(photo by via john pawson)


This week's links. Enjoy.

Tannery Into Loft
Take a tour of a former tannery in the Netherlands, converted into a stunning loft with industrial accents. Love the inspired use of interior windows. 

A Radiologist's X-Ray Photographs of Flowers From the 1930s
Extraordinarily detailed and beautiful x-ray images of flowers, taken in the 1930s by osteopathist Dr. Dain L. Tasker, then head radiologist at Los Angeles's Wilshire Hospital.

The 50 Most Moving Lines in Literature
A splendid reminder of how rich an emotional experience literature can be.

The Island of Knowledge
Wonderful, thought-provoking review of the book The Island of Knowledge by Marcelo Gleiser, examining how to live with mystery in a culture obsessed with certitude.

Inside the Beguiling World of Illustrators at Work
Stylist Magazine shares their favourite illustrators on Instagram — great slide show that shows illustrators' work from preliminary sketches to finished pieces.

10 Healthy Foods to Keep in Your Fridge
A handy list of nutrition-packed foods to keep on hand.

Portrait of Björk
Utterly stunning, surreal photos of Björk by Nick Knight with styling by Katy England and face applications by Peter Philips for Dior. Beautiful and otherworldly.

Italian Fresh Cream Lemon Cake
With a cup or two of coffee or tea, this delectable Italian cake would be the perfect way to chase away the chill of a winter afternoon.

(photo by ngoc minh ngo via here)

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New little succulent for Valentine's Day

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