CONSIDERED PLEASURES

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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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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Resolution: Reconsider the Bookstore

Daunt Bookstore in , image via Daunt Books.

By Regina Connell. It’s time we rediscover the bookstore, for real. There’s something magical about them: they’re doorways to discovery, dreaming, new possibilities. They’re not just about expanding your head: they’re about expanding your psyche, your soul, maybe even changing … Continue reading

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AltLuxe: Have the Chocolate

Just have the chocolate. Image courtesy of Lee and Lou Cook.

By Regina Connell. I recently came across a reasonably compelling piece on how eating for pleasure could be the best diet plan. And, it reminded me that what goes for the body, goes for a lot of other things, I do … Continue reading

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