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)