‘The Kingdom of the Pearl’ by Léonard Rosenthal; illustrated by Edmund Dulac. Published 1920 by Brentano’s, New York.
A history and study of the pearl first published in 1919 and vividly enhanced by Dulac’s illustrations in 1920. The ten delightful water colours are in the artist’s characteristic decorative Oriental style.
The most beautifully designed subway tunnels in the world are found in Stockholm, Sweden. The grand architecture reminds its travelers that they are deep underground. Featuring painted cave walls and ceilings, the design is more like an art gallery than a subway. Via odditiesoflife.
Grow House Grow creates hand printed narrative-inspired wallpaper out of Brooklyn, NY. This is our own little wall to paste the interesting, weird and fantastic stuff that gets our imagination pumping.