good reads: elle decoration u.k.

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the november issue of elle decoration uk is quite the stunner. every feature has wall to wall inspiration, with the panache and elegance elle really knows how to pull off. it’s definitely up there with my favorite decor magazines, and this current issue does not disappoint. i read my issues online via zinio, which makes it mighty handy. check out the entire issue of... 
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good reads.

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kitsuné, via miss moss. whatcha reading these days? any good recommendations for us? sometimes i haven’t the luxury of time to read an entire novel (as much as I’d love to!), but i do like a good picture book, and cookbooks are my weakness. such pretty photographs to be inspired by. there’s been a few books on my ‘wanted’ list, and a few new... 
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good reads: inside out magazine.

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here’s another great september issue. nope, this one’s not vogue either, but for you fashionistas, i hear it’s out any day now. this is the september issue of australian inside out magazine, and instead of fashion it’s full of some honest to goodness bright, modern and beautifully inspiring interiors. since it’s an international magazine from... 
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lisa congdon: a studio visit and a brand new book.

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a long while back i shared bay area artist lisa congdon’s san francisco studio with you. well, lisa congdon now lives across the bay and has a brand new (but old, loft-style) studio in east oakland. she also has a brand new book out, Art, Inc.: The Essential Guide for Building Your Career as an Artist — so it was the perfect excuse to drop in for a visit. lisa... 
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paris chic.

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right on trend with what i mentioned in last week’s post, this chic paris apartment boasts some trés grand artwork! featured in a recent issue of elle decor españa, after living in new york and london interior designer Sandra Behaumou renovated her home in paris with the family’s art collection as the focal point. her philosophy is “to create habitats in... 
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