Located in an historic Manhattan building, this beautiful loft is by Brooklyn-based The New Design Project, headed by Fanny Abbes. Eclectic in style, the design makes a feature of the high ceilings with the stunning collection of light fixtures. More here on AD España.
Minimalist cool in a Stockholm apartment for you today—love the contrast of white, natural wood floors and black furniture. Great art, too. More here. (photography: ekenstam via elv's by way of coco lapine design)
An 1893 schoolhouse in Copenhagen is now a creative retreat for Jon and Sascha, who both work in the music industry. Initially attracted by its architecture, it was the large surrounding property and inner courtyard that finally sold them—it feels very secluded, despite being near the old town centre. When you work with sound every day, silence is a true luxury. More here on Ladny Dom. (photography by birgitta wolfgang drejer / sisters agency. via my domaine)
Manhattan Modern Take a tour of decorator Patrick McGrath's lovely modern apartment—surprisingly airy in feel despite its small size.
A Marvelous Moment for French Writers and Artists Lovely review by Julian Barnes in the New York Review of Books of 'The Pen and the Brush: How Passion for Art Shaped Nineteenth-Century French Novels' by Anka Muhlstein, translated from the French by Adriana Hunter. Adding this one to my book list. Jim Jarmusch's 10 Favourite Films Cult film director Jim Jarmusch picks his 10 favourite films, including Tokyo Story by Ozu, Seven Samurai by Kurosawa and Bob le Flambeur by Melville among others. Notably, they're all black and white films—an aesthetic Jarmusch uses beautifully in his own work.
A beautiful art space for you today. This photo is from the launch party at Nishi Gallery in Canberra for the book 'Perfect Imperfect: the beauty of accident, age and patina', by Sydney-based writer and editor Karen McCartney, stylist Glen Proebstel and photographer Sharyn Cairns. More photos here. (photo by sharyn cairns. via vosges paris)