living light.

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U.K.-based photographer Paul Massey not only photographed this beautiful home, he designed it too. clearly he has a great eye — he was taking pictures by the time he was five years old and at sixteen, he was given a full-time position on The London Evening Standard, the youngest ever to join the staff.  his career later turned to fashion and portraiture, working with... 
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hot pink high drama.

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fashions designers at home. beyond the culture and the history, one of the things i am most interested in seeing when i travel to cuba is the color. that well-worn, faded patina finish that can only come with years of weathering. there’s a certain vibe architecture and interiors take on when they’ve been left untouched for a long time and i find it so beautiful.... 
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spotted sf: st. frank.

spotted sf: st. frank / sfgirlbybay

Along design-filled Sacramento Street in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights, you’ll find the delightful home of St. Frank textiles. The studio offers a beautiful selection of handmade decorative items using artisan textiles from around the world, including framed art, pillows, throws and accessories—each embodying the authentic cultural heritage of the communities... 
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minzuu collection | a giveaway.

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meet M I N Z U U  — an online shop inspired and started by a group of enthusiasts for culture, history, and artisanal handicraft that curates handmade home goods from artisans around the world. All these beautiful products carried by M I N Z U U are made with traditional (and often endangered) craftsmanship and most of which are fair trade certified. From around the... 
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spotted sf: j rachman.

spotted sf: j. rachman / sfgirlbybay

Recently I discovered the most exquisite treasure trove on my way to one of my favorite restaurants in San Francisco. Tucked in an alley is the new shop and studio of interior designer, collector and visual storyteller, Jonathan Rachman. Upon meeting the very first thing Jonathan proclaimed was he’s a “hoarder”. But as you can see, he is a hoarder of... 
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