lightening up.


design hunter. occasionally, it just feels good to lighten up. clear the clutter out, and let your ‘signature’ pieces speak for themselves in a monochromatic environment. a cool white slouchy sofa, or your prettiest pendant lamp — your favorite artwork for instance. these spaces all do that, but they don’t come across as cold either. just simple, calm... 
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domino goes down under.


well, isn’t this the loveliest looking loft-like space? recently featured on domino, it’s the home of creative couple Erika Garaerts and Charl Laubscher. the two took on the daunting task (all by themselves!) of converting a warehouse in the old Foy & Gibson Factory in Collingwood, a suburb of Melbourne, australia into a liveable, and very stylish place. they’ve... 
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friday finds.


this week’s friday finds are brought to you by my codeine-laced cough syrup. i’m sorry — i’m a little silly, but i’ve got a bad bout of bronchitis and have been blogging from bed for over a week now, and i finally got into the doctor and got a prescription to rid myself of coughing my brains out. anyway, i’m loopy and sleepy and today you... 
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an artist’s peaceful retreat.


the peaceful, creamy color palette of this stunning light-filled apartment in madrid is what grabbed my eye first. it’s a carefully curated and eclectic mismatched mix of pastel and pattern, including some very unique geometric pattern tiled floors in each and every room. featured on nuevo estilo, it’s the 1940’s home of spanish abstract photographer itziar... 
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on trend: jewel tones.


nicole franzen photography. as i mentioned last friday, the seasons are a-changing. and plum, purple, mauve, lavender — whatever you prefer to call it, i’m seeing these pretty jewel tones popping up everywhere. from fall fashions to fainting sofas, purple would appear to be very en vogue. shades of pale purple, eggplant and mauve paired with soft hues of gray,... 
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