Friday, March 31, 2017
Happy weekend! Have a lovely one. And a lovely space to spend it in. See the rest of it here.
(photo by anders bergstedt for entrance)
Done entirely in soft shades of grey, the 18th century Copenhagen apartment of designer Oliver Gustav is a tranquil mix of antique and modern pieces against a classical background. Lovely. More here in T magazine.
(photography by henry bourne)
Thursday, March 30, 2017
This week's links. Enjoy.
A Book-Filled Toronto Loft
Take a tour of the lovely loft home of Chelsea and Ryan, filled with books, vintage finds and souvenirs from their travels. Love this one.
Visually Satisfying Flower and Botanical Compositions
These tranquil and utterly beautiful flower and botanical arrangements by artist and yoga teacher Ja Soon Kim will instantly make you feel better.
The Spectacular 60's Fashion Film You've Never Heard Of
I so need to see this. AnOther magazine reviews the campy 1964 comedy What A Way To Go!, starring Shirley MacLaine as a sumptuously dressed perennial widow.
On the Accidental Origins of Beloved Books
Fun article on the quirky origins of such classics as Pippi Longstocking, Frankenstein, The Hobbit and Gone With the Wind.
When the U.S. Government Employed Artists
Great overview of the Federal Art Project, a subdivision of the Works Progress Administration (WPA). Designed to help the country recover from the Great Depression, it was part of President Roosevelt's New Deal—and launched the careers of some of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism.
Abstract: The Art of Design
Netflix has a great series on at the moment that explores various types of design, with profiles of creatives who are tops in their field. Highly recommended—particularly enjoyed the ones covering Illustration, Graphic Design and Set Design.
Better Than Paris Crepes
True or not, this is definitely a great recipe for crepes, with detailed instructions for beginners. Will definitely be trying this one out soon.
(photo: renée kemps)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
This lovely, tranquil space would make even laundry an uplifting experience.
(photo by mikko ryhänen, styling by susanna vento for timberwise. via varpunen)
This small Swedish apartment uses a minimal palette of warm greys and wood to great effect—it's not only a stylish space, but a relaxed and welcoming one, too. More here on Coco Lapine Design.
(photography: per jansson)
Monday, March 27, 2017
Today I'm admiring this stunning apartment by designer and architect Joseph Dirand, located on Avenue Montaigne in Paris—the gorgeous result of being given complete carte blanche by his client. Dream job, dream home. More about it here in T magazine.
(photography by martin morrell)
Friday, March 24, 2017
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Love the quality of the light in this space—the way it filters through the curtains reminds me of the way sunlight refracts through tidal pools. Beautiful.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Early spring wardrobe inspiration. A polished approach to layering—really love the contrast of pale blush pink with black.
(photo: centrefold, ss 15. via abundance)
The elegant 19th century Left Bank Paris apartment of Alexandra Fain Sur and her husband Pierre-Olivier was recently discreetly modernized by architect Federico Masotto. The result is a perfect balance between the space's classical origins and contemporary style. Love that sofa. More here in The Telegraph.
(photography by stephan julliard. via pinterest)
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
A tranquil corner to work—or to do a little daydreaming.
(photo: broste copenhagen)
Admiring the chic apartment of Paris-based interior designer Sandra Benhamou today—lovely mix of design classics with bright colours. More here on French By Design.
(photography: sandra benhamou)