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This week's links. Enjoy.Europe's Best Places to Eat Like a LocalFrom a classic Parisian teahouse to an authentic British haunt, here are Europe's best places for a local bite.Inside the Offices of 12 PsychoanalystsFrom Co.Design: "Ever since Freud invited patients to lie on an oriental rug-draped couch, therapists have considered interior design an important component of their work." Fascinating photos by photographer and psychoanalyst Mark Gerald of the offices of his peers, taken from his ongoing series In the Shadow of Freud's Couch. More photos on Mark's site here.Ukrainian Egg Decoration, IllustratedGorgeous series of vintage illustrations of Pysanka, or Ukrainian egg decorating designs. Inspiring and beautiful.Sleeping Beauty: The Abandoned Alexandra TheatreLocated in north London, the Alexandra Palace is one of the few surviving 19th century grand leisure buildings — and hidden away inside is a theatre that closed its doors 65 years ago. Great photos and fascinating history.

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Rosa Persimmon We're thrilled to debut our first wallpaper collection. We decided to partner with Hygge & West due to their reputation for high-quality printing and papers. Every pattern is screen printed in Chicago on coated, durable, and fade-resistant paper with a technique that gives a hand-painted look. "I wanted to have a classic Rifle Paper Co. floral pattern to anchor the collection and Rosa is it. It's brimming with 6 colors and bold, layered colors with metallic accents." - Anna Bond

How About Orange Here's a look at our upstairs guest bathroom. Last night I covered an accent wall with removable wallpaper. I love it! This bathroom has a peculiar layout. You walk in past the shower stall on the right, and when you hit the sink, you turn right to get to the toilet. Colored Upholstered Vintage Furniture by Bokja Oct White walls are no longer fashion because they tend to look boring. But not if you choose the lively upholstered vintage furniture by Bokja . Work of Art Jewelry designer Stine A. Johansen has decorated her family's apartment in a pretty mix of flea market finds, design classics and beautiful modern art — plus her own jewelry, making for space of relaxed elegance. Love. More here from Interiørmagasinet.

HATE Amanita (1974) Film by Vic Atkinson, who has proven that to make a dope movie, all you need is a damp forest of fungi and Chappell’s TVMusic 101-104 on wax. Throw in a few bugs and dead leaves for added ambience, and you’ve got yourself an instant classic. We were able to identify some of the music used in the film, first thanks to a fortuitous discovery on the now defunct Fourth Wave youtube channel of library music uploads and more recently while browsing the virtual stacks over at (Ad Lib). thorn + sparrow: home i know we're all freaking out over geometric patterns + gold glitter, but i feel like that's everywhere at the moment -- don't get me wrong, i love those triangles + shiny gold accessories! whenever something becomes super popular, i start looking to other things for inspiration, things that aren't being raved about. it's a fun hunt for me... + lately i can't seem to get emerald off my mind. i think it started when i found a vintage, emerald tahari blazer earlier this year. emerald is a complex color to me, almost a double edged sword.... a little far in one direction + it might look leprechauny, but i think when it's paired with the right textures + tones, it's absolutely stunning! happy friday everyone!! enjoy your weekend!

pia jane bijkerk The humid air and persistent drizzle last Saturday (actually the Saturday before last… it’s taken me quite some time to compose this post) did not deter us from having an intimate garden party to celebrate Laly’s second birthday. I have not hosted a party since we lived on the houseboat in Amsterdam, so I was feeling a bit daunted about the idea and wondered if I could do it without getting completely overwhelmed and stressed (the main reason why I don’t host parties – dinner ones or otherwise). I worked hard for the two weeks leading up to the event to be really present with my time and to let things go if they weren’t working out the way I intended, or if things happened that stopped me from being able to create exactly what I had envisioned. My intention was to try my best to have fun with each part of the process – painting the bunting, gathering the flora, cooking, setting up… I still got stressed, and we still had a family meltdown the day of the party. BUT. Stunner.

Beach Bungalow 8 Thursday, July 15, 2010 it's just a hotel in capri the JK place. designed by architect michele bonan shh. no talking. just drink it in. if you need more info go *here* Aye-Aye Books art artists contemporary critical cultural fiction film photography radical sound theory visualbooks cds dvds journals magazines pamphlets vinyl zines 350 Sauchiehall Street Glasgow G2 3JDTuesday to Saturday11am to 6pm THE EMPIRE CAFE 24 JULY TO 1 AUGUST - The Empire Café is an exploration of Scotland’s relationship with the North Atlantic slave trade through coffee, sugar, tea, cotton, music, visual art, academic lectures, poetry, debate, workshops, historical walks, film and literature. The café will be based in the Briggait in Glasgow’s Merchant City. It is organised by writer Louise Welsh and architect Jude Barber.

John Lewis Winter Luxe Edit - sponsored styling with John Lewis. Recently I styled up a vignette taking inspiration from John Lewis’s new Winter Luxe EDIT. Winter Luxe to me screams a cosy blanket, steaming hot tea and sweet treats. Then, to snuggle up in a warm blanket with a favourite novel! I have picked the super soft Flannelette Herringbone Throw from their collection. It’s proving so popular in our household now that I think I might have to get another one. Retro Vintage Mod Style "A Plein Soleil" & "La Piscine" are among the best films in French cinema history, and both share several similarities. Released in 1960 and 1969 respectively, these films' leading characters are potrayed by the same actors: Alain Delon & Maurice Ronet. Romy Schneider appears on both films also, although her appearance on "A Plein Soleil" as Freddy's friend is for less than a minute.

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