Some things from this week to provide inspiration for the next 12 months:
- guide to the year in the obscure and unexpected – although this may prove unnecessary as included on the list is that the world is meant to end of October 21;
‘The more that objects become replaced by digital virtual counterparts — from records and books to photo albums and even cash — watch for people to fetishize the physical object. Books are being turned into decorative accessories, for example, and records into art.’ ”
Ms. Mack added that she was working with a decorator to “refresh” her own Manhattan apartment, and was hoping to decorate lavishly with books. She wondered if she might stack her books and turn them into legs for a coffee table.
“Then,” she said, “I can put my Kindle on top.”
“There is no place like it, no place with an atom of its glory, pride, and exultancy. It lays its hand upon a man’s bowels; he grows drunk with ecstasy; he grows young and full of glory, he feels he can never die.”
Have a good weekend.