getting bent.


daniel collopy photography for domaine home. one of the really great things about thonet bentwood chairs is how well they adapt themselves to a lot of different looks. they can go classically traditional, or you can mismatch them and get a little funky. pair them with a very modern table, and they create an interesting juxtaposition of old + new. paint them a bold color (or... 
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how to say thonet.


i’ve loved Thonet chairs forever, but i’ve been mispronouncing the name of this beautiful chair for just as long. mon dieu — i hate when i do that. thonet chairs are actually pronounced like this with a hard “t” like tawn. ack, who knew? probably some of you. and for sure vintage aficionado laurie furber of elsie green knew when she came across... 
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my new happy place.


this is just a temporary fix until i find a real home for this beauty, but i couldn’t help share my new vintage daybed. isn’t she pretty? i found her at elsie green’s flea market booth at alameda a few months back and fell instantly in love with the unique bamboo frame — and so i had to make her mine. laurie found it in Lyon, france and it is from the... 
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the bohemian life.


Brooklyn home of Nicolette Camille Owen, from the pages of design*sponge book, via garden design. do you ever get the urge to embrace your inner hippie — live that truly bohemian lifestyle? sometimes, when i see these kinds of spaces, i imagine myself living in a small beach shack in san francisco’s outer sunset, or tucked away in L.A.’s lush laurel canyon,... 
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hairpin turns.


stella harasek. the first time hairpin legs were used on furniture was in 1941 as part of a Russel Wright American-Way collection. invented by Henry P. Glass, Hairpin legs were a war-time invention — their design limited the amount of material needed while keeping the strength of traditional legs — truly a form meets function story. almost 75 years later, i’m... 
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