Thursday, August 31, 2017

Sweetness and Light

A frankly pretty corner by French-born, New York-based interior designer Corinne Gilbert. Lovely painting is by Dan McCarthy. Find out how to decorate like Corinne over at Remodelista — and revisit my post about a Brooklyn loft designed by her here.

(photo by matthew williams. via sfgirlbybay)


This week's links. Enjoy.

Swedish Style
Take a tour of an utterly beautiful Swedish family home. Stunning.

5 of Fashion's Most Remarkable Store Interiors
Have a look at amazing high end shop design around the world, merging art and architecture for one of a kind environments. Just experiencing these spaces is enough—you don't even need to buy the clothes. 

Spies Like Us: A Conversation With John le Carré and Ben Macintyre
Fascinating interview with Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy novelist John le Carré and Times columnist and author Ben Macintyre about their current projects—plus some sharp insights into the current American political situation.

The Artist Project: Petah Coyne
The latest video installment of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's series featuring artists looking at an item in their collection. This one features sculptor/photographer Petah Coyne talking about a stunning Japanese outer robe from the Edo period.

How to Start a Silent Book Club
This to me is the perfect book club—no reading of books you have zero interest in, no awkward discussions, no house cleaning or veggie platters required. Just a meet up with like minded friends at a cafe or pub.

St. Vincent: New York
The new video for St. Vincent has some solid connections to the art world. Notes ARTnews Today: "The video, which you can watch here, features St. Vincent sitting in the midst of The Wall (1973), Forrest Myers’s glorious installation on Houston Street in Manhattan, spinning Tony Rosenthal’s beloved Alamo (1967) sculpture in Astor Place, and resting her head on a disco ball that’s sitting around—a loose nod, perhaps, to a famous Martin Kippenberger series."

The Greatest Goths in Literary History
August 30 marks 220 years since the birth of Frankenstein author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, and to honour the occasion, writer Emily Temple takes a look at other goths in literary history. Time to break out the black lipstick.

Cauliflower Gratin With Garlic and Sage
With the evenings growing cooler, a hearty side dish like this one is a welcome change from the lighter salads of warmer weather.

(photo: est living)
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