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The Sartorialist: Closer, New York Book Signing

12 Sep

One of my favorite fashion blogs is Scott Schuman’s The Sartorialist. Here’s a video from his book signing for his latest book The Sartorialist: Closer.

[Via YouTube]

Who Was Casanova?

23 Mar

A detail from an oil painting of Giacomo Casanova (1725-98) by Anton Raphael Mengs (1728-79). Photograph: Bridgeman Art Library.

An up-close and personal look at Giacomo Casanova’s hand-written memoirs, located in the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris. For the complete article, please visit Smithsonian Magazine.

Once upon a time…

14 Mar

Little Red Riding Hood by Arthur Rackham

I read last week that five hundred new fairytales were discovered in Germany. For the complete story, head on over to The Gaurdian.

Reading List: Publicité Sauvage-25 ans et demi

22 Feb

Lately, I’ve been talking a lot about Publicité Sauvage’s retrospective but forgot to mention that there’s also a book (in french) on sale. If you can’t make it to any one of the exhibitions or if you are interested in Montreal’s graphic arts scene, you can purchase Publicité Sauvage: 25 ans et demi online or at any Renaud-Bray bookstore in Quebec.

What Happens in Bookstores at Night

17 Jan

Here’s a charming and whimsical short video of what happens once this bookstore closes for the day (bookstore in question is Type Books in Toronto).

[Via Colossal]