unexpected guests: paige geffen.

today we’re visiting a neighbor of mine here on the east side of L.A., paige geffen who i believe i first discovered through her inspiring instagram feed. paige is an interior designer and stylist, who also works in the realm of creative consulting and art direction. she shares her beautifully serene new echo park home with her partner, Jeff, and their rescue dog Joni... 
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good reads: surf shack.

perhaps it’s that i was born, raised and lived in california my whole life, but i get a little weak in the knees when it comes to surf culture. i can’t help but take a gander at the driver of a car with surfboards on their roof, and the beach has always been my safe space, since my parents took us to the beach every weekend since i was just a baby. so when i saw... 
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a multi-cultural home in berlin.

i wouldn’t have guessed at first glance that this beautiful apartment is in germany — i think my imagination took me instead to morocco, but it is indeed berlin. featured recently on milk decoration this is the very worldly and eclectic home of artist payam sharifi and his partner kasia korczak, founders of slavs and tatars, a collective based on exhibitions, books... 
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get the look: sourcing vintage-inspired artwork.

this weekend i hit the Pasadena City College Flea market with my friend Jihan of geronimo balloons and we found some most excellent treasures! she did better than i did — that girl has the eye, and scored not only some amazing chairs, but the print you see just above on the floor of her beautiful studio gallery (we’ve shared her studio and her home here before!).... 
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online shop showcase: fine little day.

i thought it might be fun (and resourceful for you!) from time to time to feature some of my favorite online shops and designers. the amazing thing about the web is being able to literally shop worldwide without leaving our laptops. not that i don’t encourage travel and in-person investigation because i’m strongly all for that, but sometimes we just don’t... 
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