23 Jan 2015

{senses} 23 Jan 2015



read: Kazuo Ishiguro on The Remains of the Day – books podcast
taste: glorious and their descriptions:
"Balanced with ginger, lemongrass, lime leaves, lazy days sleeping in hammocks and island hopping in longtail boats."

see: Riusuke Fukahori , Three Dimensional Goldfish Sculptures
hear: Shaky Ground (Hey Na Na Na), Freedom Fry

touch: Making Mail
think: The only reason people do not know much is because they do not care to know. They are incurious. Incuriosity is the oddest and most foolish failing there is.”
Stephen Fry, The Fry Chronicles


15 Jan 2015

{boho} Bohemian light (ii)

After the first collection of bohemian light over here, I thought I would share some more finds. Boho decor needn't be cluttered, rich, or dark colours at ll. It's an aesthetic of uniqueness and freedom first.



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30 Dec 2014

{see} best book covers of 2014

Some wonderful books out this year and also some wonderful book covers. I found a lot of repetition in design from past years. There were many exceptions though and some are still striking, innovative or not. Here are my favourite picks. I even included a couple of comic and YA covers.



1. Design by Rafi Romaya, illustration by Yehrin Tong
2. Design by Charlotte Strick, illustration by Patrick Leger




3. Design by W. H. Chong
4. Elektra #9, Cover Art by Mike Del Mundo




5. Design by Chin Yee Lai
6. Catwoman #36, Comic Cover Art by Jae Lee




7. Design by Paul Sahre
8. Design by Matt Roeser




9. Design by Tim Green
10.Design by Gabriele Wilson



11. Design by Peter Mendelsund
12. Design by Joel Tippie



13. Design by Tanya Ross-Hughes; model photo by Ali Smith; title type by Mario Hugo
14. Design by John Lucas


May your 2015 be full of beauty, bliss, and a bohemian-like joy for life.

19 Dec 2014

{taste} thirsty for

Some warming Winter drink ideas from Tastemade.

Cioccolata Calda



Sbiten



Indian Filter Coffee



Vietnamese Coffee



Matcha