Thursday, December 29, 2016
The sheer visual pleasure of a beautiful colour, here used in a playful and unexpected way.
(via regards et maisons by way of pinterest)
This week's links. Enjoy.
A Warm Retreat
Take a tour of the small but lovely home of designer Mathias Vural, painted throughout in the most beautiful deep slate blue (Stiffkey Blue from Farrow and Ball).
A History of Pink Hair
Vogue has a fun little slide show of pink hair, which has been around a lot longer than you'd think — check out Brigitte Bardot in a rosé champagne-coloured bob in 1967.
The 60 Best Book Covers of 2016, As Chosen By Designers
Take a look at 60 beautiful, imaginative and thought-provoking book cover designs from this year.
Intriguing Atlantic article about the Japanese craze for tiny food videos — real food made with doll-sized pots, pans and utensils. One of the most popular videos is a strawberry shortcake made from a single berry!
The Glossary of Happiness
From The New Yorker: "
The Secret Behind Italy's Rarest Pasta
For over 300 years only the women of a single Sardinian family knew how to make this pasta — it is that difficult and time-consuming to prepare. That may soon change, though...
How Science Uncovered $80 Million of Fine Art Forgeries
Fascinating story of how the biggest art forgery in US history was uncovered using highly specialized tools.
Cranberry Orange Bundt Cake
A lovely cake that combines the best fruits of the holiday season. Perfect for a New Year's Eve party.
(photo by fanny hansson, styling by artilleriet. via residence magazine)