1. In February, Swann Auction Galleries announced plans for their latest department, “one that celebrates the objects that have written our story”: Fine and Vintage Writing Instruments. Auctions will be held from September 2012 onward, under the direction of Rick Propas, proprietor of The PENguin. 

  2. tatteredcover:

    A room where great works were born aperfectcommotion:

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s study in St Petersburg.

    (Source: mythologyofblue)