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Style Inspiration: Pure Romance for Warm February Nights
Style Inspiration: Pure Romance for Warm February Nights
Style Inspiration: Pure Romance for Warm February Nights

“To love is to know how to say I love you without speaking.” —Victor Hugo, French writer and poet

News 03.18.19 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

Eating grapes can feel like an old pleasure, untouched by change. The ancient Greeks and Romans loved to eat them, as well as to drink them in the form of wine. The Odyssey describes “a ripe and luscious vine, hung thick with grapes”. As you pull the next delicious piece of fruit from its stalk, you could easily be plucking it from a Dutch still life of the 17th century, where grapes are tumbled on a metal platter with oysters and half-peeled lemon

In the Atelier With: Hi June Parker

As you know, at The Shop, we have vastly expanded the range of items available to include a rather exquisite selection of jewellery. And so, to highlight all the new and talented designers we carry, we’re bringing you this series to showcase the talented créateurs we’re currently working with. This week, we’re featuring the unique and inventive fine jewellery of Hi June Parker.

News 03.15.19 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

In December, it’s common for writers to highlight some of their best work from the year in Twitter threads. Almost without exception, these threads seem laced with self-deprecating humor, irony, or, more often, some combination of both.

Reading in French: the Works of Marguerite Duras

When I first came to France, I read books for school: Molière, Pierre de Ronsard, Eluard, Lamartine―it was ‘enrichissant for my culture’. I hardly remember all those readings, honte à moi.

News 03.13.19 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

TODAY, 30 YEARS on from my original proposal for an information management system, half the world is online. It’s a moment to celebrate how far we’ve come, but also an opportunity to reflect on how far we have yet to go. The web has become a public square, a library, a doctor’s office, a shop, a school, a design studio, an office, a cinema, a bank, and so much more. Of course with every new feature, every new website, the divide between those who are online and those who are not increases, making it all the more imperative to make the web available for everyone.

The Guest Powder Room of The Happy Tudor

After happening upon the stunning powder room featured in this week’s Weekend Links @graciestudio on Instagram earlier this week, had decided to find out more about this beautiful renovation and discovered that it belonged to Adam and Amber Ford, a husband and wife team living in Knoxville, Tennessee. The pair have been living in and designing their first home, a 1940’s Tudor, since May 2016 and document everything on their blog, The Happy Tudor. Scroll through for a glimpse of this fresh and elegant guest bath that features stunning handpainted Gracie wallpaper, glossy subway tile, boiserie, unlacquered brass fixtures and golden accents throughout…