Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen My favorite Menu glasses, recently bought, have the signature of the Danish designer Jakob Wagner. I love the square shape with rounded corners which make them comfortable to hold and the beautiful wave in each glass. I simply had to bring a couple of them to the ocean today and have […]
Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen Lis Museo in Salamanca, Spain.
Guernica is a city situated in northern Spain. The painting Guernica was created by Pablo Picasso in response to German and Italian bombing of the city in 1937 during the Spanish Civil War. The picture measures almost 8 x 4 meters and although I have seen it before, standing here in Madrid with my students […]
Quino is a favorite of my mine. The Argentine cartoonist Joaquín Salvador Lavado, better known by his pen name Quino (born 17th of July 1932) is famous for his comic and often political strips. More about him here. You can purchase his book from here.
Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen Watching how these people are waking up with the sun in the picture “A new day”, reminds me of being more present in my own day. The picture is made by the Norwegian painter Else Hagen and is hanging in my livingroom. More about her in an article I have written […]
Quino is a favorite of my mine. The Argentine cartoonist Joaquín Salvador Lavado, better known by his pen name Quino (born 17th of July 1932) is famous for his comic and often political strips. You can read more about him here. You can purchase his book from here.
After being diving into the wonder of ancient Rome for some time, it was actually rather refreshing to visit MAXXI, the National Museum of Contemporary Art and Architecture (Il MAXXI Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo) where we enjoyed this major architectural work. MAXXI was built in 2009 and is designed by the Iraqi-British […]
Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen We are off to Rome – for strolling along and taking in the sounds of the city. For breathing in the lively atmosphere in the markets. For having an aperitivo in one of the piazzas while we are people-watching and enjoying the smell of ancient stones and fresh made coffee. […]
Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen I love my memory board with magnets in my hall. And it also makes a colorful decoration.
Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen One of my absolute favorite items in my living room is this tiny set of traditional buildings from all over Europe handmade by the American artist Laurie Poast. She has been living in different countries in Europe in order to reproduce theses architectural pearls down to the very detail. Currently she […]