KEYHOLE: SELBY REDUX

You may already be hooked on Todd Selby‘s web-site, but the appearance of artist Xavier Veilhan caught our attention. We’re also jealous of the drinking fountain in his studio.    

INSPIRATION: MUSICAL INTERLUDE

I feel compelled to share with you a musical great–and music we wish we were listening to on those grayest days of February. Yma Sumac died in 2008, but her music lives on in the office, car, home and elsewhere. Listen to a few of her unusual songs here.      

FURNITURE

In case you haven’t fully outgrown your wish to make playhouses from furniture, or animals from furniture, here’s some photography-as-wish fulfillment: 

MATTER: POLAROID NOSTALGIA

If you are mourning the discontinuation of Polaroid film, you might be interested in the efforts of The Impossible Project, which aims to bring back instant film, using new, improved technology.

SHOP: PARTNERS & SPADE

The Spades are at it again, with a new shop, Partners & Spade. Unveiled at the nadir of our financial freefall, the opening attracted a crowd and even some bona fide shoppers. Here‘s a description of the shop, from the mag/blog THE SCOUT. [the photos were taken from Hi + Low]   

LIT: NEW SCANDINAVIAN ROOMS

Though we can’t exactly “read” the web-site, we know we like it. Here are some pictures from the magazine, NYTTROM [subscription information can be found on the web-site]: