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)
Monday, March 20, 2017
Friday, March 17, 2017
Happy weekend! Have a lovely one. And a lovely space to spend it in. See more of this art-filled London home here.
(photo by amber may for domino)
Admiring the beautiful Milan loft of Cinzia Bertocchi and Maurizio Pelligrini, who in 2001 founded the Italian label B'sbee, a line of clothing and housewares with an elegant, bohemian aesthetic. Love this one. More here on Remodelista.
(photography by nathalie krag)
Thursday, March 16, 2017
A little glam for your Thursday, courtesy of designer Juan Montoya. Stunning sense of colour, balance and proportion—look closely and you can see it really is perfection. See more of this beautiful space here.
(photo: juan montoya via pinterest)
This week's links. Enjoy.
Tour a modern Swedish apartment that adds warm notes of café au lait and turmeric to the traditional palette of bright whites.
Les Trois Inventeurs
Treat your eyes to this delicately lovely, delicately melancholy papercut animation short from 1980 by Michel Ocelot.
What Writers Really Do When They Write
From The Guardian: "A series of instincts, thousands of tiny adjustments, hundreds of drafts … What is the mysterious process writers go through to get an idea on to the page?" Author George Saunders describes what it's like to be a writer. Could be applied to any creative field, I think.
Revisiting the Golden Age of Canadian Graphic Design
Designer Greg Durrell has a new project on Kickstarter, a documentary film about Canada's rich history of modernist graphic design from the 1960s and 1970s. Follow the link for an overview about it—some stunning examples. Can't wait to see this!
15 Ways To Cook Whatever Hearty Green You've Got
Food 52 has 15 great suggestions for what to do when you get carried away at the farmer's market. I seem to do this a lot with Swiss chard, so definitely bookmarking this one.
Bring Back the Book Jacket Photo
Nick Ripatrazone makes a compelling argument for the revival of the author photo on book jackets: "Bring back those full-page portraits that pronounced I wrote a book, damn it."
The Case For Shyness
From The Atlantic: "Joe Moran’s book Shrinking Violets is a sweeping history that doubles as a (quiet) defense of timidity." This sounds like a fascinating read—and a great article on how one defines shyness. As a very shy person myself, I found this particularly resonant.
We got slammed with a huge snowstorm this week, so a comforting, indulgent dessert like this chocolate cobbler is definitely the perfect way to soothe one's winter jangled nerves.
(photo by luisa brimble, styling by stephanie somebody)
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Sophie Jagert and her partner Michael Poulsen turned their small Nørrebro, Denmark apartment into a New York loft-inspired space that plays up its best features—unfinished brick walls and lots of natural light. So welcoming. More here on Bolig magasinet.
(photography by anitta behrendt, styling by rikke graff juel)
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
A peaceful room to wake up in. See more of this lovely space over at Entrance Makleri.
(photo by anders bergstedt. via coco lapine design)
Monday, March 13, 2017
A quiet corner to start your week gently. Have a good one.
(photo by gunn kristin monsen)
Friday, March 10, 2017
Happy weekend! Have a lovely one. And a lovely space to spend it in. See more of it here on Bo Bedre.
(photo by felix forest)