Determined to liberate bonbons from their “guilty pleasure” status, San Francisco native Ben Tseitlin began making chocolate in 2009, using ingredients that left him feeling good post-indulgence.
Robot? Pshaw. Anyone can build one of those. But how about one that can feel?
Picasso in Private: Works from the Collection of Marina Picasso is an assortment of Picasso’s work from his granddaughter’s private collection that includes 187 pieces from each decade of his career.
Twenty-nine-year-old South African artist Lorraine Loots creates eight by ten millimetre portraits in which anything can be recast as a tiny delight, from a Malayan tapir calf, to a National Sea Rescue Institute boat, to a stellar jet streaking across the Grand Nebula.
There’s nothing wrong with chocolates, roses, and prix fixe meals, but jewellery may just be the most resonant nonverbal expression of love you can buy.
When considering the fact that we spend a third of our lives asleep, it seems reasonable to allow oneself to get a little “type A” about the quality of our rest.
“I’ve always been really inspired by lingerie–it’s this personal, hidden layer that has played such an important role in shaping women throughout history,” says Christina Remenyi, founder and creative director of Toronto-based lingerie company Fortnight.
Temporarily closing the doors on his celebrated Copenhagen restaurant, chef René Redzepi has once again transferred his entire staff and their families to the opposite side of the globe to be immersed in discovering delicacies unique to his chosen country.
Legend has it that Lewis Carroll redefined the word portmanteau. Originally used to describe a stiff leather suitcase that hinged at its back to open in two equal halves, Carroll, inspired by the definition, applied it to language.