An artist: photographer Dominique Issermann.
A muse: Laetitia Casta.
A place: Vals Thermal Bath by famous architect Peter Zumtor.
A book: Three days of in the warm and mineral waters with the Swiss mountains as background. The artist catch the French actress in this world of steam, stone and water.
To be published by Steidl on December 1th 2011. A reunion of art and wellness. Intriguing!
A true coup de coeur, this discovery of Inga Samusiene’ s felt slippers. All shoes are handmade by Inga and her husband on their farm in Lithuania. Made from merino wool, they gently massage the foot and adjusts to the body temperature. There are also certain model made from Lithuanian wool stimulating circulation and exfoliating gently the skin.
A gallery of her beautiful and sensible work:
Inga Samusiene on Etsy
Inga Samusiene’s Blog
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As a New York Times’s columnist, Chandler Burr, wrote about perfumery as a form of art. His descriptions and his observations of “the art of scent” were so captivating that I could not anymore imagine myself wearing a perfume not knowing the history, inspiration and creator that brought it to life. [...]