Monday, September 30, 2013


Track Wine

boots acne studios, pullover in fur, topshop, sheer cape with fringes, river island

Saturday, September 28, 2013


 implicate order, by dutch artist mike ottink at galerie frank taal, rotterdam
october 4 - november 7 2013


megastructure schiphol by nai 010 publishers, an interesting book about schiphol airports's history, its metamorphoses over the years, its function as a role model for other airports and its infrastructure, image-making and design

Friday, September 27, 2013


the chili peppers on my roofgarden grew exceptional good this summer,  i combined them with the last tomatoes to make indonesian 'sambal tomato'. photo: mikkel vang, recipe: leonoor ottink

8 chili peppers, sliced (with seeds)
2 onions, chopped
6 tomatoes, chopped
2 teaspoons shrimppaste (trassi)
30 gr sugar
2 teaspoons vinegar
3 tbsp oil
purée the peppers, tomatoes, onions and shrimppaste in a food processor. heat the oil in frying pan, fry the pepper-tomato mixture a few minutes. add the sugar and vinegar, let it boil gently for 2 minutes.
ladle in sterilized jars and keep refrigerated

Thursday, September 26, 2013


house of leoni smit, artist and interior decorator in south africa, these beautiful images were made by nathalie krag and tami christiansen. recently these images were published in the latest book of karen lehrman bloch "the inspired home,  interiors of deep beauty"

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Tuesday, September 24, 2013


Star Pony Leopard print
Vanessa Terracotta Orange
boots, hard case clutch, both by acne 

Monday, September 23, 2013


White Marble Duvet Set
marble sheets, via safe house usa, striped sweater by iro, via net-a-porter

Saturday, September 21, 2013


matthew craven's exhibition oblivious path offer a fascinating perspective on the role of the museum, in dckt contemporary,  new york, september 7-october 20, 2013

Friday, September 20, 2013


watermelon sorbet, photo: ngoc minh ngo

serves 8
330 gr. sugar
3 sprigs fresh mint
about 3 kg watermelon, flesh roughly chopped, remove as many seeds as you can
juice of 2 limes

to make the mint syrup, cook sugar and 240 ml water, stirring constantly in a small saucepan over low heat until sugar has dissolved, than add the mint. 
bring to boil, cook for 5 minutes, than remove from  the heat, cover and let stand for 20 minutes.
working in batches, puree the watermelon in a blender.
pour through a fine sieve into a large bowl, discard the solids.
pour mint syrup through a fine sieve into a bowl, discard the mint, than stir the syrup into the puree.
stir in the lime juice.
cover and refrigerate at least for 2 hours (up to overnight).
freeze in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer's instructions.
transfer to an airtight container, freeze at least 1 hour up to 4 days.
let stand at room temperature 10 min before serving.

Thursday, September 19, 2013


johannes van dam 1946-2013 
photo: harry meijer


two creative minds, photographer gabriel rocca and fashion designer grace live here with their children. it is situated not far from the hectic center of buenos aires. love the combination of colour and all the different materials they've used. photos: nathalie krag

Wednesday, September 18, 2013


tricia guild is a british designer and founder and creative director of designers guild, an international home and lifestyle company with shops all over the world. tricia guild is known for her bold and original fabric and wallpaper collections and a range of home interior of her last books is decorating with color. i personally like a lot one of her older books so called pattern.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013


Sofa by Bokja
kimono via river island, animal printed skirt via topshop, sofa by bokja

Saturday, September 14, 2013


Michelle pfeiffer
the work of the british celebrity photographer, terry o' neill can be seen in the eduard planting gallery in amsterdam till the 19th of october. photos from topmodels, actresses like michelle pfeiffer, isabella rosselini, audrey hepburn but also david bowie and johan cruijff!

Friday, September 13, 2013


make a pizza with potatoes and rosemary, delicious! photos: michael marguand, mikkel vang recipe: leonoor ottink

slice a few potatoes very thinly, place them in a bowl. sprinkle with olive oil, salt & pepper and mix well to make sure that all the slices are covered with oil. place the potato slices on the pizza base, sprinkle with chopped fresh rosemary, a few slices parmigiano or pecorino, salt, pepper and olive oil. bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes, until potatoes are done and the crust is crisp

Thursday, September 12, 2013


erin considine is real craftsman. her passion is combining materials, textures and techniques. she dyes her own yarns, weaves them in time-honored methods and creates pieces of art worth collecting. She lives in brooklyn ny close to her studio in williamsburg. these amazing images are from colin cooke.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Tuesday, September 10, 2013


jaguar high court pumps by christopher kane, via opening ceremony, kenzo's eye print in cotton fleece skirt, luisaviaroma, nora kogan's matchstick ring in a new version,gold with pavé diamond tip, via st. kilda