finders keepers.

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this is such a lovely space, created by finders keepers in copenhagen — a shopping destination to source original artworks by Denmark’s emerging artists. much like the apartment by the line in new york city, these kinds of pop-up concept stores are all the rage, and work quite well since you can see artwork in an environment close to home. The concept is simple... 
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around L.A. / apolis.

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apolis : global citizen. this lifestyle brand created by brothers Shea and Raan Parton, seeks to harness the power of business to create social change. their collaborations with makers, designers and innovators across the globe has resulted in a fine collection of menswear, travel accessories and gifts which can be browsed at their flagship store in L.A.’s Arts District,... 
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Friday Finds: Fog Linen Work.

I’ve (finally!) made some progress sifting through the photos I took in Japan, so I thought I’d do a miniseries on my time there, starting with this gem in Tokyo. Fog Linen Work is a linen shop based in Shimokitazawa, a charming neighborhood dense with independent retailers, cafés, and music venues. Yumiko Sekine began making own line of linen products... 
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katy skelton collection: a giveaway.

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if you’ve not had the pleasure of an introduction, katy skelton is a furniture designer based in brooklyn who believes in creating beautiful home furnishings that are designed and manufactured with social responsibility in mind. the company focuses on making sure everything they create comes from responsible manufacturing sources they’ve found through The World... 
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around L.A. / alchemy works.

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* editor’s note: please welcome new contributor, los angeles-based photographer lily glass who’s joining the sfgirlbybay team this week and will be sharing lots of L.A. goodness! today we visit Alchemy Works, a unique retail experience nestled on the bustling East 3rd street in Arts District of Los Angeles. Founded by Lindsay Parton, this well-­curated space sits... 
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