Thursday, February 11, 2016
I've really been liking colourful sofas lately — this one, in the Brooklyn townhouse of J.Crew president and creative director Jenna Lyons, is pretty much perfect.
(photo by melanie acevedo for domino magazine. via domaine)
This week's links. Enjoy.
Palmgren House by John Pawson
Feeling stressed? Take a virtual tour of this tranquil house by minimalist architect John Pawson. Utterly soothing.
Listening to Stevie Nicks With Kim Gordon and Daryl K.
Stella Bugbee of The Cut spends an afternoon in LA hanging out with two icons of music and fashion, and you'll wish you were there too. Lovely interview.
Cindy Sherman Parodies Street Style Stars
In an interesting mashup of art and fashion, legendary artist Cindy Sherman recently created a series of satirical self-portraits of herself as a street style star — a collaboration with Harper's Bazaar. Follow the link for a slide show.
The 15-Second Films Taking Instagram By Storm
Love this. Shield 5 is a dramatic series being released on Instagram in 15 second installments, the creation of British director Anthony Wilcox. Really inventive use of social media.
10 Female Dadaists You Should Know
Great list of women Dada artists over at Flavorwire to inspire and enlighten.
17 Best Clean Body Oils
Goop picks 17 additive-free body oils with beautiful scents, exquisite texture and serious skin benefits.
Why We Should All Be More Pretentious
Intriguing book review over at Intelligent Life, arguing that a little pretension is necessary if we are to avoid stagnation and complacency — and how, by being open to trying out various ways of behaving, we learn to be more empathetic to others.
Food and Wine rounds up delectable chocolate recipes just in time for Valentine's Day. Enjoy with a significant other, family, friends — or enjoy a little bit of self-indulgence.
(photo: house doctor via la maison d'anna g)