an every day holiday home.

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this is one beautiful 1920’s beach house featured recently in vogue living — an idyllic holiday home in Sydney’s Palm Beach. that cozy built-in window seat had me craving an afternoon nap, and those beautiful french doors from the bedroom to the outdoor area are exactly what i’m hoping to achieve at my house — if i can just get up the guts to pull... 
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the shutterbugs: luisa brimble.

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i’ve been a longtime fan of the work of luisa brimble, a very talented Sydney, Australia-based food & lifestyle photographer. luisa shoots for all kinds of lifestyle publications like kinfolk, and is the founder of the Alphabet Family Journal — a family journal that celebrates the personal foundations of homes, in their many different forms. i can usually spot... 
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Around L.A. / Hemingway & Pickett.

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Toby Hemingway fondly remembers the large trucks that drove for the barbershop distribution company Hemingway & Pickett, that his great, great Grandfather began in 1888, and which remained in the family for three generations in Melbourne, Australia. In 2011, Toby revived the name and opened shop in Silver Lake selling well made, well designed, hand picked goods from Los... 
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surf’s up.

if you know me, you know i love anything surf-related. having grown up in the san fernando valley and trekking my way to malibu, zuma and santa monica as often as i possibly could, it would be hard to imagine surfing not making some kind of impression on me. i love the vibe, the sport and the whole culture of surfing. which is why i love this new book, surf site tin type by... 
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cultural connection.

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this is simply a stunning home recently featured on EST magazine. it’s such an interesting connection of different cultures — the house is in melbourne, australia, but i feel like it’s got both a scandinavian and a very japanese vibe going on. a friend recently told me that the reason both scandinavian and japanese design have such a similar aesthetic of... 
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