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Issue 91 · The Nonchalant Kitchen · September 28, 2013

Current Obsessions: Autumn Sonata

Issue 91 · The Nonchalant Kitchen · September 28, 2013

Forget spring cleaning; now that it's officially fall, we're looking for ways to decompress and reorganize—all at the same time. Towards that end, stay tuned this coming week for our Happier at Home issue. For weekend inspiration, here's what's been catching our eye this week:

Black Rubber House in Kent by Simon Condor Associates | Remodelista

Above: A renovated beach house in Kent, England, makes use of natural rubber and sustainably-harvest wood to absorb heat during the winter months. For this and more, see our post on Gardenista: 10 Modern Houses Gone to the Dark Side.

Christine is taking a look at the new rug collection by Paul Smith for The Rug Company.

Sean Scully Art for Current Obsessions | Remodelista

Above: Julie has been admiring the work of Irish painter Sean Scully.

Stacey has been eyeing this minimalist ice cream shop for the artistically-inclined.

Reine Claude Plum Tarte from Mimi Thorisson of Manger | Remodelista

Above: Alexa is thinking of giving this recipe a go: Reine Claude Tarte with Salted Butter Caramel.


Margot is planning a pilgrimage to see artist (and friend) Christopher Russell's bronze Bee Gates for the newly renovated Ninth Avenue subway station in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Russell, she says, stands ready to take private commissions.

Sarah Lonsdale's Instagram Pictures in London | Remodelista

Above: Sarah has been taking snaps of London: left, a wall of pots at Clé Tile; right, where she drank coffee under Sou Fujimoto's structure at the Serpentine Gallery.

A clever way to clean the bottom of glassware from Real Simple.

Ashley Helvey Styling for Totokaelo | Remodelista

Above: We're excited to see stylist Ashley Helvey's work as the new editorial creative director at Totokaelo in Seattle.

Amass Restaurant via Architectural Digest, Photograph by Tim Spreadbury | Remodelista

Above: Spotted on Architectural Digest: Amass, Copenhagen's hot new restaurant owned by chef Matthew Orlando (a Noma alum). Learn more about the open-floor plan on Eater.

Have an opinion? Care to comment? We'd love to hear what you have to say.