we’d like the banquette, please.

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my domaine. banquette, booth, nook — whatever you call them, they’re comfy, right? when you go to a restaurant you always want to sit in them and in fact, there’s always a bit of a silent arm wrestle going on — “do you want to sit on the nice plush bit against the wall? or this rather stiff-looking lonely chair?” everyone secretly wants... 
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zen and the art of cooking.

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remodelista. i’m working on some ideas to update my kitchen and i keep coming back to these very peaceful, zen-like spaces. there’s just something so soothing about the thought of cooking in a space like these — bringing in fresh herbs and produce from my garden (food is growing out there!), putting on some chill music and cooking great meals. i like the... 
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barefoot beauties.

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my domaine. there’s something about a beautifully tiled floor that just make me want to take my shoes off. they’re so smooth and cool to the touch that it just feels great on to go barefoot — like you’re off on holiday somewhere tropical and exotic. i’ve been to vacation homes in mexico and parts of europe where tile floors are quite commonplace... 
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around la: a guide to NELA.

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adventuring with another SF girl relocated to L.A. today — these snapshots of vérité published’s favorite spots in northeast L.A. make you want to play hooky, and hit these seriously snap-able locales. looking for the best spots to grab that good brew, or hearty, healthy bowl? ostrich farm, and eightfold coffee are a few must-visits. see the full travel guide here.   ... 
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erica tanov’s tumblr.

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Stylist Jadwiga Pokryszka’s home via vintagency. every once in a while i stumble onto tumblr pages belonging to artists, designers, and photographers and always find it so interesting to see what inspires them. this was orla kiely’s tumblr i posted a while back, and i thought it might make a fun regular post to peek inside the inspiring minds of talented artists... 
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