good reads: open house magazine.

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Have you ever asked yourself: when was the last time I had a real, long and open conversation with somebody I didn’t know just a half an hour ago? With this question, Andrew Trotter and Mari Luz Vidal started the OPENHOUSE project almost 4 years ago. They didn’t open a restaurant or a gallery, they opened their home. For the next two years, they hosted numerous exhibitions,... 
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west village charmer.

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talk about your live/work space! this is the new york west village townhouse turned storefront of interior design aficionado paul caddell — he turned his passion for art, antiques and design into a career by transforming a portion of his charming townhome into Abingdon 12 — a home store and art gallery specializing in vintage and contemporary sculpture on the garden... 
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new year, new bedding.

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This was the first year I’ve ever been able to host Christmas at my house — my very own home — and it made me feel so content and i was able to really relax — not a familiar holiday feeling for me and gotta say, i really liked it. usually, i’m rushing around, packing and getting on a plane or making a long road trip to meet up with my family.... 
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what’s by your bedside?

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the denim daily. as we start winding down for the holiday break, i’m prepping my bedroom in anticipation of doing a whole lotta nothing. no really — i am! i take off every holiday season for a couple of weeks to spend time with family, friends and just generally recharge my brain. i do that by not having anything scheduled (unless it’s something i love) and... 
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dark days ahead.

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bolig liv. i’ve mentioned before how shades of green keep popping up before my eyes everywhere on the internet, but i’m now noticing the greens are getting darker and darker — harkening back to those days long ago (was it the early 80’s?) when dark forest green was the thing. it’s moody, dramatic and surprisingly soothing — a room drenched... 
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