darkness prevails.

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studio preveza via pop sugar. i used to have a dark blackish blue accent wall in my old bedroom, and i adored it (benjamin moore’s gravel gray). and i still love this look. jenna lyons may have made dark sleeping quarters into a trend with her fabulous bedroom featured many moons again in domino — and i’m sure others may have come before her, but that’s... 
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the shutterbugs: salva lópez.

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i love the story-telling images of barcelona-based photographer salva lópez. he seems to just slip in and capture the mood of a space perfectly — like a fly on the wall, there’s no disrupting the elements — just a very personal documentary of what’s taking place. this story, for instance, commissioned by client Monocle Magazine of a husband-and-wife... 
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around l.a. matteo.

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Each piece is proudly designed, created and inspected by hand here in Los Angeles. Classic, elegant and comfortable, I guarantee these MATTEO linens will quickly become your favorites. (I’m obsessed with the vintage linen line.) With sheets, duvets, table linens, baby bedding and even a small clothing line, if I could convert my entire house at once I would. You can... 
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currently pinning.

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miami home, via vogue. i’m a little wee bit on the exhausted side from my trip to marfa. it was a quick one, so we were going nonstop, trying to fit everything we wanted to see all into a few short days. when i’m tired, i like to pin — it’s both inspiring and soothing to me at the same time. i seem to be on a muted pastel trend because this is what... 
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a little london calling.

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image via artist residence A week from now I’ll be venturing to the English countryside for much needed downtime in Surrey. I envision old villages full of crooked streets, cozy pubs and plenty of knitting and dining by a warm open fire. It’s an area I’ve never been and I’m excited to see what I’ll uncover. Visions of The Holiday come to mind, but I know it’s going... 
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