Monthly Archives: January 2013

Faviken

The restaurant world is abuzz with this remote wonder in Northern Sweden, Fäviken, a 12 seat restaurant on a 20,000 acre hunting reserve, whose ethos is about sourcing and cooking all ingredients locally. Chef Magnus Nilsson has a cookbook out (look inside it here), with a wonderful cover (anyone know who illustrated it? Phaidon doesn’t want to tell me). Faviken was listed as…

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Belgian graphic design studio Beshart has brought together 100 artists from 28 countries to re-design 100 famous novels to raise awareness for illiteracy with the project Doedeme. Here are just a few… ‘Diary of a Nobody’ by Stephanie Black… ‘Men Without Women’ by Yara Kono… …a superb cover for Nabokov’s ‘Lolita’ by Yasmeen Ismail…

Letters Of Note

Shaun Usher, the author of the marvelous blog Letters of Note (a gathering of so many fine letters by the great and the good), has just produced a book, nearing publication very soon. Find out more about it here…… Shaun Usher: ‘Letters of Note’ from The Lost Lectures on Vimeo. …Usher also has two other blogs, ListsOfNote, a collection…

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