not far from where i live in echo park, is the charming community of atwater village. great shopping, cafes, and this home recently featured on lonny. i’m such a fan of the beautiful spanish architecture in this area of los angeles, and this couple have made their 1928 spanish compound an indoor-outdoor dream. from salvaged windows, to that stunning outdoor dining space, i love the welcoming oasis they’ve created in the middle of a big city. they call the look ‘early California by way of Morocco’ and it’s a little bit like what i’m trying to achieve in my new home. another favorite space of mine is their bedroom with forest green walls — they just seem to be beckoning the outdoors inside, and it looks like such a peaceful and relaxing room to escape the L.A. heat. for the full tour, visit lonny.
i don’t know about you, but the weekend came and went much too quickly. i was deeply in need of something cheerful crossing my path, so i went on hunt for yellow. when has yellow ever let you down? it’s just such a happy, boastful color — proud and unapologetic. as if to say, “hi, I’m yellow, and i’m here!” — but i love yellow decor in small doses, just enough to peek out and whisper its bravado — a throw pillow, a single chair, maybe a great piece of artwork. a big bowl of lemons or fresh flowers can do the trick too — a bunch of mimosas can do a lot for a space in need of cheer. happy monday, y’all. let’s get yellow!
from modernhaus design, The Memory of a Circle chair is based on their idea that we are innately drawn to the circle; that we seek out roundness and need it in our environment. Its comforting and uncomplicated shape provides relief from linear life and looks good everywhere. like pancakes? like a beautiful full moon? perhaps! its Remarkably comfortable, minimalist silhouette is quite alluring! check out modernhaus for additional color ways of the circle chair.
Top to bottom, left to right:
- Delft tiles bring a charming counterbalance to the industrial kitchen
- Ceramist Lucile Sciallano sheds light on her creative process
- Stylist Nathalie Schwer’s Danish-inspired living quarters
- A peaceful space in Stockholm from the oh so Fantastic Frank
- The lived-in feel of a Parisian interior designer pair’s home/office
A landmark with an on-point upgrade — The Palladian Hotel is Seattle’s latest dose of good style. Your outfit should be no less eye-catching if your swooping in for a quickstay, so we took the liberty of putting together something perfect for an evening in the hotel overlooking the Puget Sound. Deep jewel tones, and classic design with modernized twists are the name of the game, so a black pump and camel coat could do no wrong in a place like this! wear this there.
wear this there: Vinyl heel court shoe from zara; Pixie Market Green Folk Fit and Flare Dress; Nars Lipstick in Casablanca; W. BRITT FOR J.CREW DOUBLE-BAND ONYX RING; Clare Vivier Fold Over Clutch from Steven Alan; and Front Row Shop Camel Coat.