Archive for art
these scans last week in a lovely email from my once instructor, now friend.
is an architect, illustrator and incredible inspiration.
I’m especially enamored with the work because it truly is a dying art.
[This work is from a couple of sketchbooks she filled on trips to Spain and India last fall - so beautiful!]
When did my sketchbook die?
Sketchbook Pages : Stephanie Bower
making a silhouette of the
[and putting it in an oval frame!]
“In America, Silhouettes were highly popular from about 1790 to 1840. The invention of the camera signaled the end of the Silhouette as a widespread form of portraiture.”
I am such a sucker for a sweet nostalgic treat.
Images : Unknown
how it took me so damn long to learn about this beautiful gem.
A what-white-people-like dream
OK, being a smart-a** aside.
and I covet it.
Illustrations : Maira Kalman
and loving to bake with the geniuses of everyday simplicity
in the spirit of another favorite
Photos : Karl Kleiner
Stylist: Evelina Bratell
myself extra attracted to modern quilts lately.
Real life pieces @ Caribou
Images : Carson Converse
a little early entertainment and stimulation [other than my senseless babble] for the little peanut…
We have completely fallen in love with
When shes not watching, I am.
My favorite here.
Images : Wee See
getting my arse up to see
and yes, it was completely magic.
The Pepper’s Ghost Technique (a hologram of Kate Moss) was an exhibit gem. A device that gives the illusion of a spirit, sometimes used in séances in the nineteenth century (so cool!)
[the strings from Schindler's List were so eerie and perfect too]
And just for fun, my favorite show ever…the Byzantine inspired
Photos : RWM