Quick Picks Week 48 2013 – featuring tips for rainy wedding days, photographs of perfect bodies and a film festival.

Quick Picks

This weekend sees the official end of spring here in the southern hemisphere, which means it’s time to think seriously about spending much more time at the beach. So as we work out how we can pack more sun, surf and sand into our schedule, here’s this week’s quick pick of internet finds. As usual, good things come in threes…


This week’s wedding links are aimed at helping you find your perfect wedding venue.

The Knot Australia has nine things to think about when choosing your wedding reception venue.

Keeping those tips in mind, couples planning a city wedding in Brisbane might be interested this list of five wedding venues you might not have considered yet from the Urban List.

But before you book, you might also want to give a little bit of thought to the weather. The Vintage and Handmade Bride has some great things to consider in case it rains on your wedding day.

Art & Design

This week’s art links are the usual mixed bag.

I just love these sculptures of travellers with missing pieces by artist Bruno Catalano.
   Via [My Modern Met].

Photographer Howard Schatz’s Athlete series challenges the idea of the “perfect body”, by showing the variations in body types of 125 champion athletes.
   Via [Lost at E Minor].

I’ve always thought hand lettering was amazing, and this video of pinstriper Glen Wiesgerber demonstrating roundhand lettering shows just how impressive it is. Note: This link will take you to a video which may play automatically.
   Via [Colossal].

Random Asides

I love the Vogue Original Shorts series which pairs Vogue cover stars with film directors to produce super short films.
   Via [Booooooom].

Staying with film, the Palace Cinemas are currently playing host to the British Film Festival 2013. The Brisbane run goes until 8 December 2013 and features a mix of classics and new works.
   Via [The Weekend Edition].

In honour of the Thanksgiving celebrations that have been happening in the North America this week, here’s a guide to making pumpkin pie from scratch from the Spring Blog.

That’s it for another week’s quick picks. Have a great weekend!

~ Pav

P.S. We don’t receive payment or gifts to list products or services in our Quick Picks, we link to stuff because we like it.