How gorgeous is this leaf bowl from Hammer and Spear?
And this vintage dough bowl?
And finally, a stunning Moroccan chair via Coolhunting– at the Fellah hotel, a brass tribute to one of Arne Jacobsen’s iconic chairs
I love everything about this stunning door, which looks straight out of either Aladdin (and I bet you’re guessing it’s located in a Middle Eastern country, aren’t you?). But no – this is in Harrisburg Cemetery in Pennsylvania.
I went on a Storeenvy frenzy today (for those who don’t know it, it’s an Etsy-esque online retailer) and below are some favorites.
Stunningly colorful and delicate fabric rings for wall decor from The Papery Nook
Who can say no this? (via Bubble and Geek)
I haven’t been to India (yet), but I’ve been exposed to a little of the culture through friends growing up and at college, and I have to say, one of the things I’ve always loved most is the color that the culture is saturated in, so much more than America, from the clothing to the food to the interior decorating.
via Food and Travel
Est Magazine, one of my favorite curators of design and lifestyle products and content from all over the world, released a “Tiny Things” edition, which included this list of the world’s top 10 covetable candles. I drool, especially over the Jo Malone Grapefruit.
The New York Times beautifully reviews Jhumpa Lahiri’s new novel – “Jhumpa Lahiri first made her name with quiet, meticulously observed stories about Indian immigrants trying to adjust to new lives in the United States, stories that had the hushed intimacy of chamber music. The premise of her new novel, “The Lowland,” in contrast, is startlingly operatic.”
Grand Theft Auto V has been making massive amounts of money. “Given the massive sums of currency changing hands (seriously think about it, where do you PUT $800 million dollars? Like, which banks even DO that sort of thing?) it should surprise no one to state that gaming is an entertainment industry set to eclipse the old vanguard of film.” RT Pajiba
Sir Patrick Stewart got married to his lady love presided over by Sir Ian McKellan and then he and his bride jumped in a ball-pit. It’s pretty much the greatest thing ever. RT Pajiba
The world’s lightest timber table (8 kilograms!) showed up at the London Design Festival this weekend RT
Grantland beautifully unpacks the latest, heartrending episode of Breaking Bad -“Certain things just aren’t supposed to happen. We’d never seen something so ordinary twisted into something so ugly. Certain people and institutions aren’t supposed to be punished for the sins of one individual. When and if they do come, the metaphorical chickens are meant to roost home-adjacent, not inside the walls of the baby’s nursery.” RT
Birchbox highlights a multi-tasking face cream French women adore RT
“Don’t make something unless it is both necessary and useful; but if it is both necessary and useful, don’t hesitate to make it beautiful.” – Design House Stockholm