Thursday, June 16, 2016

Sweetness and Light

Elegant lounging.

(photo by trine thorsen for bo bedre)


This week's links. Enjoy.

The Labyrinth Home of Xavier Corbero
A must-see — the extraordinary home of Spanish sculptor Xavier Corbero. Some of it reminds me of the mysterious colonnades in the work of metaphysical painter Giorgio de Chirico.

What Is Scandinavian Breakfast
Domino magazine takes a look at the basics of a Scandinavian breakfast — loads of delicious inspiration to be found here.

The Illustrated Correspondence of Artists
Hyperallergic has a nice selection of illustrated artist letters from the recent book More Than Words: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art. These must have been wonderful to find in the mailbox.

Cool Is Where You're Not
Fun piece by style editor Luke Leitch that looks at the myths of French Girl chic, Italian style, Brooklyn cool — and his own native London.

Surreal Art By Paul Fuentes
Have a look at the playful surrealist pop art by Mexico City-based artist and designer Paul Fuentes. I especially like the hamburger that slices to reveal a chocolate cake inside.

Memorising Poetry is an Art of the Heart
Christina Patterson has a lovely piece in the Guardian about how learning the great verse of the past enriches your life, to be recalled when you're sad, joyful — or just jumping into a hot bath.

25 Brilliant Hacks To Keep Your Home Tidy Every Day
Useful tips to keep your home clean throughout the week (and your weekend mostly free from chores).

Five Minute Couscous Dinner
The perfect supper for anyone who is hungry and in a hurry, this quick and healthy recipe by executive chef Mary Nolan will have you sitting down to eat in no time.

(photo via milk magazine — see more of this lovely home here)

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Driving along roads blasted through the Canadian Shield

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