the fig house is born.


i’ve been following the opening of the fig house los angeles for a while now. i first heard about it when stylist and interior designer extraordinaire emily henderson announced she would be taking on this massive renovation and design project. and man-oh-man did she get it right! the fig house is a gorgeous bespoke event venue nestled between downtown Los Angeles, and... 
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sweden’s sawmill.


i stumbled upon this great space, mostly because of these windows, and this beautiful loft-like space below. it lead me to fantastic frank’s — sweden’s renowned real estate site. now wouldn’t you like to rent a place like this? or, at the very least visit it? it’s called the sawmill, or sågverket — a kind of inn, cafe and conference space... 
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foreign correspondent: westberlin coffee shop.


westberlin is not the typical coffee shop, it’s a coffee bar and media shop. opened just over a year ago by the architect and owner Kai Bröer, it’s a perfect place to relax and read from an amazing selection of both german and international magazines that range between design, fashion and lifestyle. Kai designed the space himself and built the wooden structures you’ll... 
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spotted: the surf lodge.


happy summer everyone! it’s leslie again from spotted sf. i hope you’re away adventuring somewhere or planning some great upcoming escapes. i just returned from the land of fire and ice (which i’ll be sharing on a future post) and now i’m desperately seeking warmer weather and some fun in the sun! maybe like my last summer. this same time last year... 
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tiny atlas quarterly | a giveaway.


the newest edition of tiny atlas quarterly is currently fueling my wanderlust with dreamy stories on destinations including maui, barcelona, hong kong, jaipur, and panama city, where you’ll find the newest installation of the ace hotel – the american trade hotel and hall. to kick off the newest stories, tiny atlas is giving away a copy of their newly available... 
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