GOOD MORNING: Calligraphy

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MATTER: Person Effects, a Catalog

This month’s Paris Review featured a fabulous illustration of Gustav Flaubert’s personal effects (as inventoried in 1880, 12 days after the writer’s death). Joanne Neborsky‘s illustration is available as a poster, here.

INSPIRATION: Rachel Perry Welty

Gwarlingo, a wonderful blog founded by Michelle Aldredge, “highlights some of the most inventive work being made today in music, writing, film, performance, and the visual arts. It is also a place where creative people can connect, explore, and share challenges, ideas, and resources.” Recently, Michelle profiled artist Rachel Perry Welty, who makes use of […]

Teenage Bedrooms

One place that goes underreported in shelter mags: teenage bedrooms, the kind of bedrooms embellished by teenagers, themselves–with scotch tape, Christmas lights, paper, magazine cut-outs, scarves, and a few lava lamps. Kate has a blog dedicated to this special sphere of the home: Teenage Bedroom. “Heya! My name is Lyris and I’m 16. I live […]

ILLUSTRATION: A Rhyming Treatise