Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Simple Pleasures

A peaceful space to think, breathe and dream. Located on a beach north of Copenhagen, the Vedbaek House III by Norm Architects is pretty much ideal for this. See the rest of it here.

(photo: norm architects)

Atelier: Teil Duncan

Admiring this lovely beach scene by painter Teil Duncan today — so evocative of summer. See more of her work on her website here.

(via pinterest)

Monday, August 22, 2016


A cool, airy room for balmy summer days. Have a lovely one.

(via here)

A Minimalist Italian Retreat

Admiring the stunning Masseria Moroseta B&B in Puglia today. Nestled in the hills of the Italian countryside, its rustic minimalist design is inspired by traditional farmhouses. Love this one. More about it here on Sight Unseen.

(photography by salva lópez)

Friday, August 19, 2016


Happy weekend! Have a lovely one. Looking forward to a relaxed one here, with plenty of loafing. See more of this lovely home here, too.

(photo by lina östling for sköna hem)


Have a sweet weekend.

(photo: 'the birth of cheeto' via princess cheeto by way of little priest)

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Sweetness and Light

Dreaming of lakes and picnics these days. Enjoy your summer.

(photo by our food stories)


This week's links. Enjoy.

A Luxe Modern Bachelor's Bungalow
Gorgeous Los Angeles home by Alice Cheng of interior design firm SHIALICE, featuring a minimalist modern aesthetic with a touch of glam here and there. Love.

11 Great Books to Help Creatives Unwind
Nice book list on the HOW magazine site to inspire and amuse.

The Moleskine Café
Picasso, Hemingway and Matisse were devoted to their black Moleskine notebooks, and now the iconic notebook maker has opened a café in Milan — one that actively encourages drawing, writing, or simply doodling.

A Secret History of Subterranean Sound
Fascinating article on The Quietus about the people who made library music in the UK — the often anonymous music that became favourite TV and film themes. 

Self-Portrait With Wildlife
Animeyed is a self-portrait series with animals by Hungarian photographer Flora Borsi. Stunning images.

Good News, Futurama Nerds: The Morbotron!
First there was the Frinkiac, the Simpsons cartoon search engine that matches up your favourite quote with the right still image or gif. And now there's a Futurama version. Have fun.

One Bowl Chocolate Cake
Every week Food 52 features an heirloom recipe — dishes that have been shared from generation to generation. This beautifully simple recipe from Heidi Sze of Apples Under My Bed is easy and quick — perfect when you need cake and you need it now.

(photo: room of karma)

automatism on instagram

Too headache-y to work or read the other day, so broke out the watercolours for some much needed practice.

(follow me on instagram at automatism)

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Moments of Beauty

Afternoon in an idyllic summer garden, wearing an idyllic summer dress. Photo by Nick Knight for Vogue UK. Read an article about a history of flowers in fashion here.

(via vogue uk)

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Simple Pleasures

Trying out new dining spots. Wouldn't this be a great place to visit? It's Leo's in San Francisco — just love the confident and stylish mix of patterns and vintage pieces.

(photo via snippet and ink)

Stylishly Small

A small home with huge style today, with lots of clever storage solutions (like the breakfast nook with a fold down table) to create a real sense of space. Inspiring. 

(photography by krista keltanen, styling by laura seppanen for smartti. via coco lapine design)

Atelier: Anne Lindblom

Today I'm admiring this lovely abstract work by Anne Lindblom — just gorgeous. See more of her painting and great collage work here.

(via here)

Monday, August 15, 2016


Here's to a week of inspiring new vistas. Have a lovely one.

(photo: carrical house by robert mills architects. via coco republic)

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

A Brief Pause

Taking a little time out as this very unsettled weather has my head acting like a barometer — have a lovely day and back soon.

(photo via the design chaser)

Monday, August 08, 2016


Calm minimalism to start your week gently. Have a lovely one.

(photo via here)

Atmospheric in Milan

Located in the neighbourhood of Magenta in Milan, the stunning 18th century palazzo apartment of Italian architect and sculptor Vincenzo de Cotiis and his wife, Claudia, leaves me bereft of words. So let's just look and admire the beauty of it all. More photos here on Vogue Living.

(photography by kasia gatkowska. via mode damour)

Thursday, August 04, 2016

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