simple restraint.

after staying in that beautiful lisbon apartment, i came home and kind of went ‘ugh’. not that i don’t love my home, because i very much do, but man, do i have a lot of ‘stuff’! living those few days in lisbon in a very simple, but also quite stunning apartment taught me that i honestly just do not need so much of these things that surround me.... 
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restored by the fords.

this is fabulous home of Los Angeles–based interior designer Leanne Ford featured recently on domino and photographed beautifully by one of my favorites, nicole franzen. her 1945 farmhouse is a white-washed dream and filled to the brim with an enviable stash of vintage collectibles. after seeing this space, i was not only inspired to hit the flea market this weekend seeking... 
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vintage kitchen accouterment.

one of my favorite things to collect is vintage kitchen accouterment. wooden bowls, bread & cheese boards, white ironstone, crockware, pitchers and pottery — it all looks really great together when displayed on kitchen countertops and open shelving. i always keep my eye out for vintage treasures, but when i can’t get to the flea market i go hunting on chairish... 
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at home in milan.

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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at home in southern france.

this is the charming home of interior designer Stephanie Ferret, her husband Thibaut and their two children located in the outskirts of Cassis in southern France. set on the Mediterranean coast, it’s welcoming and cosy, filled with antique collectibles and dotted with eclectic souvenirs from their travels. but my favorite bit is definitely that dining banquette —... 
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