Hope you all had a great week! The highlight of mine was a book signing last night at Studio Four NYC for Rebecca Atwood’s new book Living With Pattern. It was great to meet her, and the book is just absolutely gorgeous. Rebecca is amazingly talented – she creates all of her fabric by hand, and then has the designs produced locally and in an eco-friendly way. Her fabrics are even prettier in person than I pictured from seeing them online, and they have a great feel to them – you can really tell how high quality they are (and you can learn more about the process here). You just don’t get this kind of care and attention to detail with mass produced goods. It’s cool to have mass produced goods, obviously – I mean, this is real life and I have lots of them – but it’s also really special to have a few handcrafted, “small-batch” pieces like Rebecca’s – they really elevate a space because that quality shines. I can’t wait to dive into Living With Pattern, being such a big big fan of pattern myself!
Excited for the weekend ahead – I’m getting a facial at Heyday, taking a pasta-making class at Eataly, and then seeing An American in Paris again on Sunday (it is the most amazing show). Hope you all have a great one, and here are some fun links:
Some great tips for making your rental feel like a real home.
A 600-ton, M. C. Escher-esque sculpture is coming to NYC – pretty amazing!
Carly convinced me – I need to try Glossier. It wasn’t really on my radar before (not sure why, I think I’m just not huge into beauty products), but now I’m psyched to try the Phase 1 set. I’m hoping the products are great but seriously, that packaging and branding? Obsessed, not sure why I didn’t jump on the bandwagon sooner!
An interesting interview with Teddy Wayne about his new novel, Loner, which follows a Harvard student who becomes dangerously obsessed with a classmate. It sounds dark, a little disturbing, and perfect for curling up with on a rainy fall weekend!
An Instagram Guide to New York – a few of my favorites are on there!
Did you guys see Michelle Adams’ home tour on The Everygirl? I always love seeing her spaces, seriously can’t get enough!