Click List: Girl Lamps, Groundbreakers + Operatic Magic
How do you keep on keepin’ on? Besides coming together to support each other this week, we're donating here and here, applauding this and this, and reading this and this, we’re also trying to up our self-care quotient. That includes taking the time to appreciate some of the good stuff going on in the world. Get a headstart on that endeavor, below... – Team 20x200
This bright, breezy living room makeover over on Cup of Jo is serving us ample interior design inspo—with a side of flattery. Clock that 20x200 art in the mix! And wowza...Laura Bell’s Floral and Insects looks mighty good on Lexi’s wall.
Photo by Joe Kramm for R & Company
Okay ladies, now let's get in formation... Bringing some bright, unbridled, female forms to the home space, designer Katie Stout's quirky girls double as lamps, mirrors, and chairs. And can we cop that wallpaper, please? Learn more via this Vogue interview, or pop by her debut solo show, "Side Dish", at NYC's R & Company.
Photo by Marissa Gawel
ICYMI, Amos Kennedy is awe-inspiring. The effusive intro our founder penned for the prismatic letterpress print he just made for us probably tipped you off to our affection for all that he's about. Of course, there's also Proceed and Be Bold!, the aptly-named feature-length documentary re: his journey from corporate life into old-school printing. Oh, and this in-depth 99u interview. Ohhh, and this talk he gave at the AIGA Design Conference. Good luck getting yer jaw off the ground.
You don’t need a front row seat to be completely transfixed by the effervescent, tremendously talented South African soprano Pretty Yende, who stars in the Metropolitan Opera’s L’Elisir d’Amore and Lucia di Lammermoor. No, you don’t need a front row seat, but if anyone knows someone who can hook it up HI CALL US.
Older women are where it's at. 20x200 artist Lisa Congdon's new book, A Glorious Freedom: Older Women Leading Extraordinary Lives, explores the richness of the second half of life. Interviews, profiles, and essays from women like Vera Wang, Cheryl Strayed, Julia Child, and more make a strong case for the power and freedom of being true to oneself at any age.