at home in the hague.

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home to illustrator saar manche, i’m in love with this lovely townhouse in the hague recently featured in vtwonen. i think if i could choose just one architectural feature to add to my home, it just might be double-wide doors like these that lead from the living room to the dining room. it just makes for such a romantic, and dramatic entrance. i love how they’ve... 
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connections.

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shutter australia; aaron tilley. i really love identifying what i think might be trending connections. i’ve been noticing this colorblock 80’s vibe popping up all over the place — from prada’s latest collection to dulux’s color trends for the year it’s a pastel world, people. pantone’s colors of the year turned out to be pale pink... 
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love potions perfected.

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cb2’s rose gold dolce vita bar cart. i’ve noticed a few new bar carts in town, and thought you might like to know about them. a few are flirty and feminine, some are sleek and sophisticated but they all sparkle and shine so i’ll bet they might even make your cocktails taste better! and what better time to perfect your secret cocktail recipe and mix up a valentine... 
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the shutterbugs: salva lópez.

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i love the story-telling images of barcelona-based photographer salva lópez. he seems to just slip in and capture the mood of a space perfectly — like a fly on the wall, there’s no disrupting the elements — just a very personal documentary of what’s taking place. this story, for instance, commissioned by client Monocle Magazine of a husband-and-wife... 
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plant life.

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kimberley dhollander and philippe corthout, via de dujes. commonly popular in the late 1970s or early 1980s, very bohemian fern bars were everywhere. we probably watched chrissy, jack and janet barhop through a few of these lush pubs. houseplants got huge in the late 70’s too, and much like fashion of that era (high waisted jeans, anyone?) they’re back in a big... 
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