The first rule of Supper Club is…

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The first rule of Supper Club is: You do talk about Supper Club

I do not know if Supper Clubs are back, never left, or are demodé. But I find them to be the perfect plan to organize this fall and make the winter outlook a little bit more bearable. This initiative consists in planning dinners around the table in the company of awesome guests and a conversation in which you never hear someone say, “Isn’t it unbelievable how hot is its? And it’s almost November!”. The dishes are usually made ​​from organic ingredients, products purchased at faraway trips or snacks with a great story behind (“these gummies were made by nuns from an enclosered convent in Asturias, using real fruits”). The guests pay a fee for the invitations, thus covering the costs (and maybe a little more).

A few weeks ago I interviewed Laura Jackson for Vogue Spain and she transmitted me the joy in organizing these dinners. The multifaceted it-girl based in London met Alice Levine and together they decided to organize their own Supper Club. Every now and then they announce when the next dinner will take place (the next will be with Jamie Oliver!) and open the time to register (anyone can attend). The dinners are held at Laura’s apartment, and they select every detail, from the music, to the gifts they give to the guests.

Who knows, maybe you’ll have news of my Supper Club soon … For now I’ll stop by Kinfolk.

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The art of handwritten lettering, by Carla Hackett

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I picture a young Carla Hackett creating works of art from a boring sentence analyzed  syntactically on the blackboard for the English class. The astonished students, a slightly envious teacher, and Carla feeling sad for having to erase her perfect calligraphy of “indirect object”.

Carla is an Australian artist specialized in the design of handwritten lettering. After working for several agencies, she decided to start her own business and sell letters for a living. She has already collaborated with magazines liked Wired, and has designed book covers for titles such as the top-selling Eat Drink Paleo (the diet everyone talks about).

Related: Download the fonts used by labels and fashion magazines.

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