The printed version of this hugely popular online magazine is sold exclusively at Anthropologie stores and it's well worth locating a store to pick up a copy. Sweet Paul is almost completely free of advertisements, making it more like a charming book of seasonal recipes, craft ideas and DIY decorating than a newsstand paperback. It is essentially the male version of Martha Stewart Living! A must-read!
This quarterly is a Canadian publication out of Calgary that now has readers and contributors from all over the world. It's subheading sums up its manifesto nicely: "A magazine for the creative and curious." Inside there is a multitude of articles and photo essays on collecting, crafting, stationery and textiles with features on artists and designers from around the world. There is also a wealth of online design sources in each issue. Uppercase is meant for anyone artistic and imaginative.
This new magazine is on it's third issue. Described as a publication for those enthralled by the natural world, Wilder Quarterly is a visually-stimulating new magazine aimed at modern day growers and gardeners. The Brooklyn-based print publication features everything from local farmers and foodies to architects and amateur urban gardeners.
Kinfolk touts itself as "a guide for small gatherings" and it delivers in spades. Based in Portland, Oregon, the magazine takes a deeply philosophical approach to gathering friends and family for casual meals. In place of recipes and how-tos you will find thoughtful essays and stunning photographs that examine the essence of why we entertain. Kinfolk is a truly inspiring publication!
Another Canadian offering, Pure Green is a Toronto-based publication that has published two print issues to date. It began as an online magazine several years ago. It contains features about urban gardening, decorating and cooking with beautifully-illustrated decorating features, growing guides and new recipes in each issue.
"Living with substance and style" is the modus operandi of this San Francisco-based magazine. Anthology has published seven issues to date. It is primarily a home decorating magazine and seems to have its sights keenly set on the future of decorating: unfussy, incorporating the things we love, modern but never cold with an appreciation for the vintage and the heirloom. It is a beautiful magazine that I have found to be very inspiring to my own design sensibilities.