at home in milan.

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this is the art-filled apartment of a true renaissance man — architect, collector, and gallerist NICOLAS BELLAVANCE-LECOMPTE. his stylish home in milan, italy is a kind of gallery of its own — filled with covetable collectibles like Lindsey Adelman lighting, chairs designed by the likes of gio ponti, Egon Eiermann, and Franco Albini. it’s an eclectic mix... 
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mid century modern love.

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there are neighborhoods near me that are known for their beautiful mid-century modern homes — silver lake being one of them — case study homes designed by the likes of eames, Lautner and Neutra abound. they are architectural gems protected by historical societies (thank goodness) and this lovely home is one of them. featured recently on one of my favorite sites... 
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living on pleasant road.

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is this not the prettiest color palette you’ve seen in a while? the mantel arrangement alone gives me serious spring fever. appropriately situated in a place called pleasant road, this beautiful space is one of light location’s london properties. it’s a bohemian’s dream palace — whimsical and light, with loads of bright white layered with eclectic... 
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house swapping musical chairs.

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since i’m in the midst of a remodel i have to temporarily move out of my house while it’s under construction. my very kind next door neighbor artist justin bua offered me his empty studio apartment in return for helping him spruce it up and make it liveable. so how could i refuse? i love a good challenge and this place has cute bones — it’s got beautiful... 
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friday finds.

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i’m not very good at making or keeping new year’s resolutions, per se, but if it’s more task-oriented then i might manage much better. one of my goals/tasks this year is to simplify. to clean out the excess, the clutter, the crap quite honestly that just gets in the way. i feel so heavy, like all this ‘stuff’ just literally weighs me down. i’ve... 
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