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JANUARY 2016 FINDS

JANUARY 2016 FINDS

january 2016 finds marks the anniversary of this series: one year and counting! 1. dior and i is a very interesting behind-the-scene documentary about raf simon’s first collection for the french house. you will see many petites mains because it was haute couture, the cool process of trial and error and a...
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DECEMBER 2015 FINDS

DECEMBER 2015 FINDS

december 2015 finds is a list of what i have been doing during this past month apart from work and hanging out with friends over the winter holidays. 1.for some reason, 2015 was the year i read several rock memoirs (see the previous posts of this series to find out what i thought about the memoirs of kim gordon, anthony...
ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS TREES BY LITTLE AESTHETE

ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS TREES BY LITTLE AESTHETE

alternative christmas trees by little aesthete is what i made this year! it’s not one tree, but three, because two of my friends bailed up on me on the last moment so i tried to make up for that. i made these 3 recycle trees with stuff i had around the house. they may not be perfect but i’m pretty...
ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS TREE BY CODRUTA CERNEA

ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS TREE BY CODRUTA CERNEA

alternative christmas tree by codruta cernea is this year’s fourth tree! codruta cernea is a very talented bucharest-painter painter and also a friend of mine. today, she used her photoshop skills to do a virtual post card depicting a christmas tree. she made cuts through a stack of papers of different textures and gave the whole...
ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS TREE BY OANA LOHAN

ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS TREE BY OANA LOHAN

alternative christmas tree by oana lohan is this year’s third tree! oana lohan is an architect/illustrator. i love her black and white drawings and i have been following her work ever since i met her. especially because she lives in the neighborhood of my childhood and she loves to document it, grit and all. i don’t have...
ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS TREE BY AMALIA DULHAN

ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS TREE BY AMALIA DULHAN

alternative christmas tree by amalia dulhan is this year’s second attempt to convince everybody to stop buying cut trees! amalia dulhan is a talented bucharest-based painter as well as a friend of mine. when i started thinking about my “tree” i didn’t even thing that somebody might’ve beaten me to the punch!   it seems that...
ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS TREE BY COHNCENTRIC

ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS TREE BY COHNCENTRIC

alternative christmas tree by cohncentric is this year’s first and i hope you agree that we are starting with a loud bang! cohncentric is raluca cohn, whom i’ve met through friends and whose amazing instagram is endlessly surprising (if you like food and beautiful pictures of it, you must check it!) i’ll share a short film to help...
NOVEMBER 2015 FINDS

NOVEMBER 2015 FINDS

november 2015 finds is what i managed to sneak in in-between work bouts during this past month. and that seems to be a lot of films! 1. tokyo sonata is a glimpse into the everyday life of a japanese family: the husband loses his job and hides that from his family. but lies have short legs so things...
OCTOBER FINDS 2015

OCTOBER FINDS 2015

october finds 2015 seems to be a longer list than usual. i don’t know how i managed, since i’ve been working quite a lot (as you can see, i haven’t posted in 3 weeks). anyhow, i hope no one is complaining that the list is longer! 1. i will start with montage of heck: i didn’t like it. with...
MERCAT CENTRAL IN VALENCIA

MERCAT CENTRAL IN VALENCIA

mercat central in valencia makes for some serious market porn. i love to visit local markets during trips and get lost in them. if you are like me, this one’s for you! when you are in spain, your next good meal is never far. and the market places reflect that. they are not shabby, utilitarian spaces where...
HOTEL DROOG IN AMSTERDAM

HOTEL DROOG IN AMSTERDAM

hotel droog in amsterdam is a special art and design hub. if you are in town, do not miss it! a side project of dutch design brand droog, the hotel actually includes a shop, a bistro, a garden, gallery space as well as one single hotel room on the top floor. there are endless and varied events taking...
SEPTEMBER 2015 FINDS

SEPTEMBER 2015 FINDS

september 2015 finds is more happening than usual. it’s probably because i took some time off. so, get ready for a big, fat list of finds. 10. i spent a week at the seaside and i took a day trip to brasov. 9. i read two of marjane satrapi’s comics: broderies and persepolis on the train to brasov. i loved...
MIFFY ART PARADE

MIFFY ART PARADE

miffy art parade was a wonderful whimsical surprise i had in the netherlands. the first two miffies i spotted were the ones that were mounted in the book shop of the stedlijk museum. i promptly posted one on my instagram account! and then, the “egg” hunt started. without knowing it, my day trip to utrecht was going to be...