1. Christmas is coming–do you have a nativity set that uses Helvetica yet? If not, you could try this minimalist one.
2. I’ve been reading a re-print of Elsie De Wolfe‘s The House in Good Taste, first published in 1913. It’s fascinating to read a decorating book published without a lot of pictures. Despite it being nearly a century old, there’s a lot of good points made.
We are sure to judge a person in whose house we find ourselves for the first time, by their surroundings. We judge their temperament, their habits, their inclinations, by the interior of their home. We may talk of the weather, but we are looking at the furniture.