Thursday, June 08, 2017

Sweetness and Light

For your Thursday, a beautiful roomwith a sofa in a fresh green shade reminiscent of spring.

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This week's links. Enjoy.

Modern Americana
Take a tour of a lovely, minimalist country home with subtle Shaker influences. Love this look.

Why We've Always Been Obsessed With Photographing Our Food
Long before Instagram, people loved photographing their food. The new book "Feast For the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography" examines the history of food through a lens, from the 19th century to the present day. Gorgeous photos.

11 Female Abstract Expressionists You Should Know
Excellent introduction by Artsy to the work and lives of 11 important female Abstract Expressionists, from Joan Mitchell to Alma Thomas.

What Designers Can Learn From The Museum Of Failure (Yes, It Exists)
Former clinical psychologist Samuel West founded the Museum of Failure because "I just got sick and tired of all these success stories...We glorify success so much, but at the expense of demonizing failure." Follow the link for museum highlights, or see it all in Helsingborg, Sweden, where it just opened.

9 Analog Photography Techniques You Need to Know
Fascinating look at the early history of photography, and how it developed (pun intended). 

8 Captivating Books On Design History
A great list of design reads over at Print magazine. Definitely adding a few of these titles to my wish list.
Cherry Crumb Tart
Food 52 has an interesting new series where they ask writers, chefs and other people what they make when they're not feeling their best. Here Dorie Greenspan shares a lovely recipe for Cherry Crumb Tart. And with cherries currently in season, it's a perfect time to treat yourself to a little comfort food.

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