When it comes to creating, it can be just as important to take in other work as it is to produce your own. Without knowing what moves you, it can be difficult to feel fulfilled by your own work. Each week, I’d like to start featuring some articles that have stoked my own creative flame in a feature called Muse Food: this week, some intriguing new ways to work with old materials, some creepy flatware, and beautiful words!
- Hyperallergic features some gorgeous art made with double-sided tape
- This sort of thing would never happen in America: a romantic Parisian apartment reopened after 70 years!
- Be careful the next time you Instagram street art–this girl found herself in jail
- “Green Porno” for children? Gwen Seemel creates beautiful, Klimt-esque illustrations to teach what’s natural
- These plates will always be dirty
- I love seeing old materials being used with updated techniques: Kazuki Takamatsu uses Depth Mapping to create ghostly images from gouache Want more? this pinboard is entirely devoted to the artist!
- I don’t usually read poetry, but Rilke’s Duino Elegies are some of the most beautiful words set to paper
- Fragrance is an art in itself: “composer” Jean-Claude Ellena, responsible for some of the time’s most popular releases, sheds some light on the creative process