Pillow Talk: Hameau de la Reine

   Historian Arnold Toynbee once lamented the tendency of select colleagues to view “life [as] just one damned thing after another”—a chronological parade of facts with no discernible themes or general movements. On one hand, it is tempting to exercise extreme caution by taking an objective approach and sticking to “just the facts,” eschewing interpretation for […]

Pillow Talk: Ancien Régime

Back in March, I debuted a small collection of cushion covers inspired by 18th-century France. You can see and purchase them by visiting my “Shop” page, which will direct you to my Etsy shop listings. Over the next few weeks, new blog posts will be devoted to telling the story of each of the pillow […]