L.A. Poke Restaurant in Berlin

L.A. Poke in Berlin is a Hawaiian-style Poke restaurant with Californian vibes. Designed by Ester Bruzkus Architekten the restaurant’s interiors are relaxed and inspired by David Hockney’s 1967 painting “A … Continue reading L.A. Poke Restaurant in Berlin

Worth Another Look: Under The Skin 2013

Under the Skin is an eerie tale of an extraterrestrial being who has taken on the form of a human woman as she drives around Scotland luring unsuspecting male prey … Continue reading Worth Another Look: Under The Skin 2013

Mozart in The Jungle on Amazon

I’m so in love with this show and devastated it’s been cancelled so maybe I’ll just have to watch seasons one to four all over again. Bingeing on the sex, drugs, love, ambition, ego and classical music of Mozart in the Jungle.

Mozart in the Jungle, created by Alex Timbers, Roman Coppola and Jason Schwartzman. Starring Gael García Bernal, Lola Kirke, Saffron Burrows, Bernadette Peters and Malcolm McDowell.

Inspired by the book “Mozart in the Jungle: Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music” by oboist Blair Tindall and produced by Picrow for Amazon Studios.

Wild Wild Country on Netflix

Bingeing on sex, drugs and the Rajneeshi disco / soap opera that is Wild Wild Country, a Netflix documentary series created and directed by Chapman and Maclain Way and from … Continue reading Wild Wild Country on Netflix

Phantom Thread

So Jennifer Lawrence claims she only “got through about three minutes” of Phantom Thread. “I put in a good solid three. I’m sorry to anybody who loved that movie. I couldn’t give that kind of time. It was three minutes and I was just [oof]”.

This isn’t gossip, and it is no exaggeration as I actually heard her say this to Marc Maron in his WTF Podcast. I finally got to see Phantom Thread on the big screen last night and thinking about it today, as most people do when they see a film that moves and stays with them, I now feel compelled to respond to Ms Lawrence’s claims… read more

In The Mix: Get Your Skates On

A playlist suitable both on and off the Roller Rink, just like these Veja X Flaneurz Roller Skate Sneakers which pop off their wheels when you’ve completed that last lap and it’s time to go home.

Visit: www.veja-store.com

Image: Photo by @blobbybloherty on Instagram

Listen to the Playlist on: Apple Music

Hung Up – Madonna
Behind The Wheel – Depeche Mode
Maniac – Michael Sembello
Zero – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Kids In America – Kim Wilde
Let’s Go – The Cars
I Won’t Kneel – Groove Armada
Stand Back – Stevie Nicks
Radio Ga Ga – Queen
Danger Zone – Gwen Stefani
My Favourite Game – The Cardigans
Love Don’t Love Here – Ladyhawke
It’s My Life – No Doubt
1901 – Phoenix
Dancing On My Own – Robyn
I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) – Daryl Hall & John Oates
Rapture – Blondie

Lovesick: Just Dance – Early Sunday Morning

“It’s a dreamlike place, especially late at night when it starts to empty out or first thing in the morning. Escalators and corridors go on forever. It feels like being on a giant cruise ship in the middle of Manhattan.”

An encounter between two strangers in an empty Manhattan movie theatre, a short film by New York-based director Yoonha Park, starring American Ballet Theatre principal dancers Isabella Boylston and James Whiteside.

Music by American singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens and choreography by Justin Peck.

Via: nowness.com

Cocktail Hour: Bloodhound

A twist on the classic Greyhound, a pretty pink cocktail in time for Valentines Day via: goop.com

What you will need:
2 cups vodka
2 cups freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
2 cups freshly squeezed blood orange juice
Ice, as needed
Blood orange slices, to garnish

Step 1: Combine the first three ingredients in a pitcher and store in the fridge until ready to serve.

Step 2: To serve, pour over ice in a rocks glass, and garnish with a slice of blood orange.

Makes about 12 cocktails

In The Mix: Crazy on You

A playlist for all the lovers on Valentines Day. xx

Image: Hand drawn type by Maddy Rye for designlovefest.com

Listen to the Playlist on: Apple Music

I Feel Love – Donna Summer
Familiar Feeling – Moloko
Day Dreaming – Aretha Franklin
I Remember You – Chet Baker
I Need You – Sylvester
Slowly Surely – Jill Scott
All I Do – Stevie Wonder
One Love – Massive Attack
Time After Time – Step By Step
Circles – Rufus & Chaka Khan
Crazy On You – Heart
Take Me With U – Prince & The Revolution
Why Can’t There Be Love? – Dee Edwards
La Ritournelle – Sebastian Tellier
Head Over Heels – Tears For Fears
Got To Get Your Love – Clyde Alexander
Finest Dreams – Richard X (featuring Kelis)
Gotta Have Your Love (D&B Mix) – Virtual Suspects & Gwen McCrae
You Make It Easy – Air
I Can’t Help It – Michael Jackson

Ask Fallon: My husband is leaving me for our Interior Designer

Ask Fallon, solving unreal problems for unreal people. Fallon Carrington Colby is an Heiress, Hotel Manager and Interior Designer. She lives in Denver Colorado with her long-suffering husband Jeff and … Continue reading Ask Fallon: My husband is leaving me for our Interior Designer