Thursday, June 22, 2017

Sweetness and Light

The kind of shop that I can spend a whole afternoon in. Totokaelo in Seattle. Gorgeous styling and pottery for days.

(photo by cassandra lavalle on instagram. via here)


This week's links. Enjoy.

Paris Bohemian
Take a tour of the lovely Paris apartment of Morgane Sézalory, founder of French clothing brand Sézane, and her family.

A Brief History of the Artist's Studio
Great short essay by George Philip LeBourdais on how the art studio evolved. 

What It's Like To Be A Professional Chocolate Taster
Interview with Georg Bernardini, professional chocolate taster, tester and author of the ultimate (and rather imposing-sounding) guide Chocolate: The Reference Standard.

Hubert de Givenchy on Audrey Hepburn and the Scent of Silk
The legendary designer speaks to AnOther magazine about his life, career and relationships with famous clients.

10 Photographers Who Captured the Romance of Paris
Lovely Artsy piece by Rachel Lebowitz on how the City of Light inspired the work of early photographers, ranging from Brassaï to Cartier-Bresson (as it continues to inspire today). 

Stunning Photos of Old Hong Kong
Gorgeous photo essay on master photographer Fan Ho, who chronicled the changing face of Hong Kong in the 1950s in beautiful black and white photos.

How Do You Conserve Art Made of Bologna, or Bubble Gum, or Soap?
Fascinating glimpse into the world of contemporary art conservation with Narayan Khandekar, director of the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies at the Harvard Art Museums.

Aubergine and Herb Salad With Garlic Yogurt Dressing
Lovely mix of flavours in this eggplant and herb salad recipe from table twenty eight.

(photo by janis nicolay via apartment 34)
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