fun with mid-century modern.

mid-century design / sfgirlbybay

a black mid-century modern leather sofa looks less austere with playful accessories, via the october issue of inside out magazine. i used to try and have an apartment that was nothing but streamline, very committed mid-century modern. but i just couldn’t hack the discipline involved to have everything ‘by the book’ mid-century. i like too many eras of furniture... 
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art collecting online.


birgitta wolfgang drejer. home galleries have a way of looking so very sophisticated. like you’ve traveled the world more than a few times and these are just a few bits and bobs you picked up along the way. an artist you met in an italian cafe casually sketched you on a cocktail napkin and you just couldn’t resist having it framed and hanging in your salon. “oh... 
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freunde von freunden. i like the idea of repurposing vintage finds into something completely brand new. not just for the environmental sake of one less thing ending up in a landfill – which is awesome, but also for the creativity reinventing something brings about. giving an old object a whole new purpose is fun and often unexpected, which is my favorite way to decorate.... 
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vintage finds for a modern world: millay vintage.


one of the really fun things about moving into a new home, is hunting down new (or old!) treasures to fill it. one of my most cherished and recent finds is the vintage moroccan lantern i found online at millay vintage. run by Mary Spears, owner and stylist of All things lovely for the wardrobe and home, millay vintage is a webshop and philadelphia storefront. millay vintage... 
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nobody puts baby in a corner.


soledad alzaga. nobody puts baby in a corner. well, except these babies. i love a good reading nook, one with a really great accent chair like these. a signature chair, if you will, that draws your interest into a boring old corner and makes it a cozy and comfy spot to hang out with a favorite book. a fantastic vintage chair is my favorite way to get a good-looking corner... 
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