a new way to work: mod.

hey, happy friday! leslie from spotted sf here and though the work week is ending for most, i wanted to fill you in on some exciting things happening here in san francisco. perhaps something to think about when you’re clocking back in on monday. it’s a brand new way to work on-the-go and it’s called mod. with a location already in phoenix (and future plans... 
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repurposing vintage prints.

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sometimes it’s just tricky to find the fabrics you have in your head when it comes to decorating. i often wish i could design my own patterns from my imagination, or bring back to life some of the gorgeous vintage prints they used to make. it’s kind of a lost art i often imagine recreating — i miss those cool floral prints of the 50’s and 60’s,... 
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i think it’s a sign.

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homegirl london. i love typography — all kinds, including handpainted signage, old neon, any cool vintage signs or letters at all really. i even have a pinboard called alphabet city where i catalog signs and letters i love. in my book see san francisco, i documented a lot of the city’s old signage. we just don’t make signs like we used to — but some... 
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Copycat Sweepstakes: Great Things Come in Pairs.

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You know how the saying goes: good things come in pairs. FLOS is making things twice as nice with a great Great Things Come in Pairs Sweepstakes to win a set of new (and utterly gorgeous!) Copycat lights by Michael Anastassiades — one for you, and one for a friend! twinsies with cool copycat table lamps! hop over to FLOS to enter using your email address and confirm... 
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let there be beautiful light.

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there’s nothing worse than bad lighting. it can take you from looking your most beautiful to a frightening Frankenstein moment instantly. But Philips Lighting is introducing a new line of dimmable LED light bulbs that are a complete game changer. I always want to use LED’s for energy efficiency, but i don’t like the weird blue casting they create —... 
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