been thinking about mad men a lot lately. i know that a fifth season is on the cards, but no one knows when it’s coming back. apparently it’s a money issue. critically acclaimed but not exactly bringing in the big bucks … like mostly everything that is cool in the world? don draper’s myriad of disapproving facial expressions shows how i feel about this.
inari krohn is a finnish painter & graphic artist
with every collection that comes out i find myself focusing more on the details. the hair & lips at galliano, the geometric prints at hermes, retro wood at celine, everything seventies at chloé, chunky knits at stella mccartney, playful sunnies & ice cream colours at tsumori chisato and the dark jungle cat vibes of givenchy. all images courtesy of vogue.
still life is not my usual fare, but i make an exception for henri fantin-latour whose darkly hued flower paintings have always captivated me.
just in case you felt the need to look at a bunch of beautiful ice pools, like i did.
… which indirectly made me think of this douglas adams quote
the work of heather smith jones makes me want to break out my dusty & little used watercolours immediately.
um, yes. i am very much down with this vibe.
antonio marras dedicated his autumn/winter 2011-12 collection to his mother – including a characteristically poetic ode to her in his show notes and a sepia, passport-sized photograph of her pinned to the front of them.
my brother the architect (mentioned in this post) has 444 folders with 5,700 pictures on his computer sorted by name & date of rad architects, houses & buildings. i forced him to give me a copy (not really, he gave it to me out of the goodness of his heart) and now i’m going to share ten of my favourites.