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We imagine most rock-and-roll musicians' crash pads to be more funky than feng shui. They all have a variety of instruments strewn across the floor and vintage posters hanging on the wall, right? Not exactly. We were happily surprised to open Elle Decor's latest issue and find Coldplay guitarist Jonny Buckland's New York apartment to be perfectly streamlined, offering up some beautiful dark and light color contrasts. Masculine, high-design rooms still maintain personality, while the bright, white walls coupled with black cabinetry are the very definition of clean and grown-up — proving that opposites do attract.
This design perspective continues with the furniture, too. Leather club chairs match with a blue-velvet sofa in the living room, and mod, white lamps pair well with a rustic, linen pillow cover in the bedroom. Click through for our favorite styling takeaways, and then head over to Elle Decor for the full story. Surprisingly, there's not a vintage guitar in sight.
Photo: Courtesy of Mikkel Vang, Elle Decor.
With all this inclement weather, we know what you're thinking: "How the heck is my makeup going to stay put with hail, sleet, and snow thrashing at my face?" Add the fact that it's prime Netflix-binging season — with all the crying sessions that entails — and the answer becomes simple: waterproof makeup.
In Western cultures, we tend to avoid death at all costs. We avoid thinking about it and talking about it, and when faced with it, we often go to extraordinary measures to delay it. Photographer Cathrine Ertmann decided to confront death head-on. Her project "About Dying" is a "photo essay from the morgue" that "works as read