November 5, 2012
From my other blog - as I was falling asleep - a little post reminiscing about a beautiful exhibition book I produced earlier this year, including a piece I wrote about the artist, Larry Mitchell. Read more HERE. *Image courtesy of FORM – artwork by Larry Mitchell and catalogue design by Sandra Elms Design. About these […]
October 26, 2012
The Beauty Philosopher now has a sister – her name is as I was falling asleep and she takes the more literary, artsy and autobiographical elements of TBP and spins her own story around them. I have worked in the creative industries for a long time as a writer, editor and curator and my principal love is […]
October 24, 2012
China doll pastels backstage at Oscar de la Renta. *Image from martas-wonderland.tumblr.com via Elisha on Pinterest.
October 11, 2012
I love the colours and soft movement of this painting (Sea Reflections, 2011) by Brisbane artist Kathryn Blumke.
September 25, 2012
Spotted on Yellow Trace - a beautiful installation by Swiss artists Gerda Steiner and Görg Lenzlinger called The Falling Garden. It is an old work – it was installed back in 2003 for the Venice Biennial, in the Church of San Stae – but it is so exquisite I could not help but share it. […]
September 19, 2012
I love the simple moodiness of this 2009 painting (oil on plywood) by Noel McKenna. It is called Grey Landscape. On show at Greenaway Art Gallery.
September 3, 2012
1. A beautiful book. 2. A beautiful photograph. 3. Inspiration for a stunning dinner party. 4. A fun web project that charts the emotions of thousands of people. *Top photo by Andrew Moore.
August 12, 2012
Parents with dreams of creative and/or high-achieving children (don’t we all dream of this to a degree?) and culture lovers should love this new MOMA exhibition in New York – Century of the Child: Growing by Design 1900-2000. The exhibition looks at a century of design and design ideas that focussed on various aspects of […]
August 6, 2012
I came across this gorgeous project via Wit + Delight: From Cover to Cover is a pet project by designer Jenny Volvovski in which she envisions and designs a cover for every book she reads. She has read and imagined a few of my own favourite novels (her covers for these are featured below – yes, I […]
June 27, 2011
I love this idea: one of Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh’s renowned paintings, A Wheatfield, with Cypresses, is in the process of being adapted to a ‘living wall’ or vertical garden at London’s National Gallery. The painting is in the Gallery’s collection and the vertical garden is on an external wall and will mirror the composition […]