Thursday, September 08, 2016

Sweetness and Light

A comfortable spot for your Thursday. Have a lovely one.

(photo: ikea via elle decoration uk, november 2015)


This week's links. Enjoy.

Château du Fresne
Take a tour of a stunning 18th century French château near Tours, home to Brussels decorative arts dealer Flore de Brantes, her husband, Count Amaury de La Moussaye and their children. Gorgeous.

Top 10 Dodgy Lawyers in Literature
Fun list of novels featuring lawyers who are definitely not models of integrity. Share this link with your lawyer friends — they'll love it.

In Defense of Instagramming Your Food
Interesting take on the at times contentious practice of photographing one's meal when eating out.

Mark Rothko on the Transcendent Power of Art and How (Not) To Experience His Paintings
Lovely excerpt over at Brain Pickings from "Conversations With Artists", by writer, poet, critic and public intellectual Selden Rodman. Rodman here talks to the painter Mark Rothko, in an exchange that is (as Brain Pickings notes) "...equal parts amusing and profound."   

Vintage Unpublished Photos — And Memories — Of Kate Moss and Madonna
Slide show at T Magazine of '90's era fashion portraits, by veteran photographer Peter Lindbergh, celebrating a 40 plus year career with the release of his book, "A Different Vision on Fashion Photography".

Aubergine and Herb Salad With Garlic Yogurt Dressing
A lovely, transitional sort of salad that eases you into the end of summer, when days are still warm but evenings are cooler.

(photo: københavens møbelsnedker, via only deco love)
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