THE RITUALS

Inspiring: The Enduring Art of Reading

Books are not dead

By Regina Connell. Does the book have a future? All the froth says no. Even our grumpy, romantic tense of fatalism says no. But a lot of data says yes: there is something profound and human about the book. Less … Continue reading

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The New, “New” Thing

Caring for what you love

What, really, IS the line between maintaining and creating? What is “new”, anyway? Isn’t a lot of maintenance about creation, or actually, re-creation? Continue reading

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The Rituals: Clean Sweep

The lowdown on brushes from Makers and Brothers

By Regina Connell. Saw this, and had to share. It’s a bit of a follow up to my earlier piece on the virtues of specificity, and a more traditional take on spring cleaning. I love a good hand brush and dustpan. … Continue reading

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Books: Spring Picks from Brett Hennessey

Hennessy + Ingalls, DTLA

By Regina Connell. The latest crop of art, design, and craft tomes is out: here’s what Brett Hennessey of cult design bookstore Hennessey + Ingalls is admiring these days. (And that’s in addition to celebrating the opening of his newly relocated store … Continue reading

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