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Monthly Archives: October 2015
I’ve had this image on my desktop for a long time. I love the stillness and the punky edge to it. The thermal blanket of some sorts waving in the wind, the peak under her shoes, the misty view over the land … Continue reading
As for everyday life inspiration, living in the Netherlands, I can always rely on flowers.
Willem Dafoe, persuaded to vogue. Photographed by Alex Da Corte for ALL-IN magazine, a new biannual on arts and culture. “(…) Through curating elements of art, design, food and other media, All-IN represents life in an increasingly digital society.” (About … Continue reading
The origins of our Delft Blue pottery is in faraway places like China and Japan. Elsewhere. The map above is of Elsewhere. Next to it a shell, richly dressed in iridescent mother of pearl. It is a spread from a book on … Continue reading
Work by the modern Renaissance man Marcel Wanders. The One Minute Delft Blue ceramics, hand painted by the master himself. How intuitive decisions were made. marcelwanders.com
Last night the clock went back to winter time, also known as the Fall Back. Resulting in longer nights, and more lights about. The Oosterdok-area is my favorite spot in the city, at sunset. It is a 10 minute bike ride from our … Continue reading
After more than a week in a vase, an encore, for today. Actually, I noticed the rather generic flower shape of the China Aster changes into a dramatic bundle of colorful ribbons when it’s blown.