marseille’s pension edelweiss.

1PE

we arrived in marseille via the Saint-Charles train station, which was in all probability in close enough proximity to our pension to walk, but there were those pesky (and heavy) bags in tow not to mention a few hundred stairs. so you know, we hopped in a taxi from the train station as one does and somehow landed the grumpiest driver in town, because he practically told us... 
Read More »

a secret stay in marseille.

me15

It is in Marseille that one can discover the oldest hardware store in France and one of my very favorite sources of inspiration. originally created in 1827, and now a beautiful concept store maison empereur remains today an essential place to visit when in Marseille. it’s got many personalities — hardware and gadget store, gourmand cooking go-to, homewares extraordinaire... 
Read More »

warm vibes, cool spaces.

ecl1

something i love about all these rooms is the natural beauty wood brings to them. but i also like their spark of warm, golden hues, too — and they all have some interesting pattern play going on. great texture and shapes go a long way in a simple space, and i’m especially loving those wavy prints in the shot up above from block shop textiles, but then i always... 
Read More »

friday finds.

ff1

it’s finally a friday, but i’m still playing catch-up from my vacation away, so for me it’ll be a working weekend. therefore, i’m enlisting your assistance. i like listening to a good jam when working (or working out, for that matter) but i feel like all of my many self-made mixes on spotify and vinyl collections are growing a little outdated or... 
Read More »

all about blue.

blue2

all over france last week it was blue for as far as the eye could see. not the skies necessarily, but when it came to decor, blue was the spot on hot trend. especially bold cobalt blues, navy and those Mediterranean deep aqua blues. the salon in our marseille pensione was painted the most divine rich teal blue and had us swooning at bonjour. if you’re not brave enough... 
Read More »