The Kinfolk Home: Interiors for Slow Living

The Kinfolk Home: Interiors for Slow Living[Reading] ➻ The Kinfolk Home: Interiors for Slow Living Author Kinfolk Magazine – Oaklandjobs.co.uk New York Times bestseller When The Kinfolk Table was published in , it transformed the way readers across the globe thought about small gatherings In this much anticipated follow up, Kinfolk founder N Home: Interiors MOBI õ New York Times bestseller When The Kinfolk Table was published in , it transformed the way readers across the globe thought about small gatherings In The Kinfolk Kindle - this much anticipated follow up, Kinfolk founder Nathan Williams showcases how embracing that same ethos of slowing down, simplifying your life, and cultivating community allows you Kinfolk Home: Interiors PDF/EPUB ½ to create a considered, beautiful, and intimate living space The Kinfolk Home takes readers insidehomes around the world, from the United States, Scandinavia, Japan, and beyond Some have constructed modern urban homes from blueprints, while others nurture their home s long history What all of these spaces have in common is that they ve been put together carefully, slowly, and with great intention Featuring inviting photographs and insightful profiles, interviews, and essays, each home tour is guaranteed to inspire. Lovely photos of homes that look kind of astoundingly similar to one another I don t share the aesthetic it doesn t look real to me, all these homes with so few things, a heavy reliance on neutrals, and no plastic visible anywhere Of course there are many people with beautiful taste, who can keep their surfaces limited to carefully curated collections of pleasing, natural, highly textural objets, but I m not from that solar system at all.Library copy Not what I d thought it would be These interiors are designed to within an inch of their lives Obviously their children don t play with Legos or anything else remotely resembling an average human s life. I think I was minimalist at one time And then I had kids. The title says Interiors for Slow Living Is it that Not really I felt Yes, some of the featured interiors did belong to people who had given up phones, computers, and other technology, or who were working in jobs that had to do with traditional crafting e.g carpentry But in no way were the interiors special or tailored in such a way that it reflected the slowness of life these people apparently led If you d walked into one of these homes, you d just feel it was just another contempor The title says Interiors for Slow Living Is it that Not really I felt Yes, some of the featured interiors did belong to people who had given up phones, computers, and other technology, or who were working in jobs that had to do with traditional crafting e.g carpentry But in no way were the interiors special or tailored in such a way that it reflected the slowness of life these people apparently led If you d walked into one of these homes, you d just feel it was just another contemporary Scandi style home.Which brings me to the next point yes, almost all the interiors are of the now trending Scandinavian style You d think they were all designed by the same person.As an interior design book it s not a bad one, as there are many large photos featuring everything from overall room layout to small details such as particular decorative functional objects and or vignettes, so there are lots of examples to consult But in terms of adhering to its title, the book disappoints, becauseoften than not, you ll see that all these supposedly slow interiors are no different from any other modern interior The book is full of well photographed interior spaces full of well orchestrated curated items It s precisely that which falls flat for me It seems very much like a catalogue of potential shopping list items wrapped around fluffy philosophy woo I am ordinarily a pinterest pinning, list writing, someday for my dream home fool, so I m not quite sure why this book annoyed me so much The aesthetic Scandinavian, mostly doesn t really appeal much to me, so there s that The Asian and American The book is full of well photographed interior spaces full of well orchestrated curated items It s precisely that which falls flat for me It seems very much like a catalogue of potential shopping list items wrapped around fluffy philosophy woo I am ordinarily a pinterest pinning, list writing, someday for my dream home fool, so I m not quite sure why this book annoyed me so much The aesthetic Scandinavian, mostly doesn t really appeal much to me, so there s that The Asian and American homes didn t seem to grab me either, though.So much of the book seemed smug, clad in designer ese captions dressed up in feng shui wordbites.Not for me Just okay is accurate The photographs are beautiful but, ugh, the homes are also very dismal grey, slate, white looks like Seattle all the time but inside the home Definitely not for me The print is so tiny and there is A LOT of it throughout the beautiful photographs This book, in my opinion, is meant for the coffee table a pictorial not to be read, so why so many words Pretentious Yes Drab, morose Equally, yes. Not sure why this book is inviting polarized reactions from GR reviewers It s not that different from innumerable other interior books I like it It s a nice object to start with Just the right size and heft It has been carefully perhaps over carefully put together by Kinfolk signature designer Charlotte Heal and printed on a very nice stock of paper The type is arguably rather small but quite elegant The photography is very distinctive in its Hammersh i like emphasis on luscious greys Not sure why this book is inviting polarized reactions from GR reviewers It s not that different from innumerable other interior books I like it It s a nice object to start with Just the right size and heft It has been carefully perhaps over carefully put together by Kinfolk signature designer Charlotte Heal and printed on a very nice stock of paper The type is arguably rather small but quite elegant The photography is very distinctive in its Hammersh i like emphasis on luscious greys, earthy browns and pale greens The color palette resonates with honest natural materials wood, leather, stone, the glazes used in Chinese and Korean pottery and the translucence of Nordic light I suspect that the pictures are processed with a minimal touch of HDR to accentuate the contours, lending subjects a very particular, dry kind of sharpness Maybe it s that sense of dryness that puts some people off Whether you buy into the books basic message of slow living is a matter of personal temperament and taste I find the triple lens of community, simplicity and slowness interesting Good to see that these dwellings are truly lived in There are pictures of people working, cooking, lounging, playing Slow spaces are informal, but range from the cosy to the monumental, from the austere to the luxurious The personal vignettes and mini essays scattered throughout the book are hardly earth shattering but who would have expected that Nice volume to spend a lazy winter Sunday morning with on the couch with the wind roaring in the fireplace I have always loved Kinfolk and the writing style and calmness it brings with every flip of the page However I felt that this compilation became a little too repetitive and fell flat towards the middle A great coffee table read to be digested bit by bit over a year, but not one I d recommend to be read in a couple sittings straight. This book is beautifully put together text and poetry I enjoyed especially reading the essays on varying topics related to home from sustainability and eco friendly design, to function design, etc.Unfortunately, for a book that takes considerable effort to show over 30 homes around the globe, it was painfully obvious the lack of diversity As a black woman, it was glaring the lack of black people black inspired homes despite many of the Asian and white homeowners seeming to utilize items This book is beautifully put together text and poetry I enjoyed especially reading the essays on varying topics related to home from sustainability and eco friendly design, to function design, etc.Unfortunately, for a book that takes considerable effort to show over 30 homes around the globe, it was painfully obvious the lack of diversity As a black woman, it was glaring the lack of black people black inspired homes despite many of the Asian and white homeowners seeming to utilize items in their design clearly inspired by Africa This book gives the impression that only Caucasian and Asian persons have anything worth saying about design It s a pity, because the book is so well put together Hopefully they will considerdiversity in future iterations Well photographed book but not enough variety in the aesthetics All these homes blend together.

The Kinfolk Home: Interiors for Slow Living PDF/EPUB
    This guide aims to show you how to download your life, and cultivating community allows you Kinfolk Home: Interiors PDF/EPUB ½ to create a considered, beautiful, and intimate living space The Kinfolk Home takes readers insidehomes around the world, from the United States, Scandinavia, Japan, and beyond Some have constructed modern urban homes from blueprints, while others nurture their home s long history What all of these spaces have in common is that they ve been put together carefully, slowly, and with great intention Featuring inviting photographs and insightful profiles, interviews, and essays, each home tour is guaranteed to inspire. Lovely photos of homes that look kind of astoundingly similar to one another I don t share the aesthetic it doesn t look real to me, all these homes with so few things, a heavy reliance on neutrals, and no plastic visible anywhere Of course there are many people with beautiful taste, who can keep their surfaces limited to carefully curated collections of pleasing, natural, highly textural objets, but I m not from that solar system at all.Library copy Not what I d thought it would be These interiors are designed to within an inch of their lives Obviously their children don t play with Legos or anything else remotely resembling an average human s life. I think I was minimalist at one time And then I had kids. The title says Interiors for Slow Living Is it that Not really I felt Yes, some of the featured interiors did belong to people who had given up phones, computers, and other technology, or who were working in jobs that had to do with traditional crafting e.g carpentry But in no way were the interiors special or tailored in such a way that it reflected the slowness of life these people apparently led If you d walked into one of these homes, you d just feel it was just another contempor The title says Interiors for Slow Living Is it that Not really I felt Yes, some of the featured interiors did belong to people who had given up phones, computers, and other technology, or who were working in jobs that had to do with traditional crafting e.g carpentry But in no way were the interiors special or tailored in such a way that it reflected the slowness of life these people apparently led If you d walked into one of these homes, you d just feel it was just another contemporary Scandi style home.Which brings me to the next point yes, almost all the interiors are of the now trending Scandinavian style You d think they were all designed by the same person.As an interior design book it s not a bad one, as there are many large photos featuring everything from overall room layout to small details such as particular decorative functional objects and or vignettes, so there are lots of examples to consult But in terms of adhering to its title, the book disappoints, becauseoften than not, you ll see that all these supposedly slow interiors are no different from any other modern interior The book is full of well photographed interior spaces full of well orchestrated curated items It s precisely that which falls flat for me It seems very much like a catalogue of potential shopping list items wrapped around fluffy philosophy woo I am ordinarily a pinterest pinning, list writing, someday for my dream home fool, so I m not quite sure why this book annoyed me so much The aesthetic Scandinavian, mostly doesn t really appeal much to me, so there s that The Asian and American The book is full of well photographed interior spaces full of well orchestrated curated items It s precisely that which falls flat for me It seems very much like a catalogue of potential shopping list items wrapped around fluffy philosophy woo I am ordinarily a pinterest pinning, list writing, someday for my dream home fool, so I m not quite sure why this book annoyed me so much The aesthetic Scandinavian, mostly doesn t really appeal much to me, so there s that The Asian and American homes didn t seem to grab me either, though.So much of the book seemed smug, clad in designer ese captions dressed up in feng shui wordbites.Not for me Just okay is accurate The photographs are beautiful but, ugh, the homes are also very dismal grey, slate, white looks like Seattle all the time but inside the home Definitely not for me The print is so tiny and there is A LOT of it throughout the beautiful photographs This book, in my opinion, is meant for the coffee table a pictorial not to be read, so why so many words Pretentious Yes Drab, morose Equally, yes. Not sure why this book is inviting polarized reactions from GR reviewers It s not that different from innumerable other interior books I like it It s a nice object to start with Just the right size and heft It has been carefully perhaps over carefully put together by Kinfolk signature designer Charlotte Heal and printed on a very nice stock of paper The type is arguably rather small but quite elegant The photography is very distinctive in its Hammersh i like emphasis on luscious greys Not sure why this book is inviting polarized reactions from GR reviewers It s not that different from innumerable other interior books I like it It s a nice object to start with Just the right size and heft It has been carefully perhaps over carefully put together by Kinfolk signature designer Charlotte Heal and printed on a very nice stock of paper The type is arguably rather small but quite elegant The photography is very distinctive in its Hammersh i like emphasis on luscious greys, earthy browns and pale greens The color palette resonates with honest natural materials wood, leather, stone, the glazes used in Chinese and Korean pottery and the translucence of Nordic light I suspect that the pictures are processed with a minimal touch of HDR to accentuate the contours, lending subjects a very particular, dry kind of sharpness Maybe it s that sense of dryness that puts some people off Whether you buy into the books basic message of slow living is a matter of personal temperament and taste I find the triple lens of community, simplicity and slowness interesting Good to see that these dwellings are truly lived in There are pictures of people working, cooking, lounging, playing Slow spaces are informal, but range from the cosy to the monumental, from the austere to the luxurious The personal vignettes and mini essays scattered throughout the book are hardly earth shattering but who would have expected that Nice volume to spend a lazy winter Sunday morning with on the couch with the wind roaring in the fireplace I have always loved Kinfolk and the writing style and calmness it brings with every flip of the page However I felt that this compilation became a little too repetitive and fell flat towards the middle A great coffee table read to be digested bit by bit over a year, but not one I d recommend to be read in a couple sittings straight. This book is beautifully put together text and poetry I enjoyed especially reading the essays on varying topics related to home from sustainability and eco friendly design, to function design, etc.Unfortunately, for a book that takes considerable effort to show over 30 homes around the globe, it was painfully obvious the lack of diversity As a black woman, it was glaring the lack of black people black inspired homes despite many of the Asian and white homeowners seeming to utilize items This book is beautifully put together text and poetry I enjoyed especially reading the essays on varying topics related to home from sustainability and eco friendly design, to function design, etc.Unfortunately, for a book that takes considerable effort to show over 30 homes around the globe, it was painfully obvious the lack of diversity As a black woman, it was glaring the lack of black people black inspired homes despite many of the Asian and white homeowners seeming to utilize items in their design clearly inspired by Africa This book gives the impression that only Caucasian and Asian persons have anything worth saying about design It s a pity, because the book is so well put together Hopefully they will considerdiversity in future iterations Well photographed book but not enough variety in the aesthetics All these homes blend together. 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  • Hardcover
  • 368 pages
  • The Kinfolk Home: Interiors for Slow Living
  • Kinfolk Magazine
  • English
  • 11 August 2019
  • 157965665X