the shutterbugs: anouk de kleermaeker.

i love discovering new photographers and recently came across the online portfolio of photographer anouk de kleermaeker of studio 309 who specializes in portrait, interior and lifestyle photography. i fell in love with the vintage-inspired styling and these kind of quirky, fun interiors. when not photographing interiors, anouk works with a team of talented stylists from a... 
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this week’s must reads.

it’s summer and what better time to be reading like little fiends? so i’m back with this week’s must reads and some perfect reads to fit in before our beloved warm weather season comes to a bittersweet end. in addition to some great fiction i’ve been buried in (swimming lessons, a gentleman in moscow, and Along the Infinite Sea just to name a few)... 
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at home in barcelona.

my trip to barcelona earlier this year was one of the highlights of my summer (thus far!) and i fell in love with the beautiful spanish city. the architecture was stunning (all that wonderful gaudí) and so well-kept. i was surprised by the good condition of the buildings and always wanted more of a glimpse inside them. so with this lovely tour of anna alfaro’s home... 
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Meet Amy Hamley Ceramics: a $500 giveaway!

you’re in for something really special today, because we’re sharing a lovely new line created by ceramicist and product designer Amy Hamley, who’s generously offered to give one lucky reader a $500 gift card towards anything of their choosing from her newly launched web shop. hurrah! Amy previously worked under the name redraven studios but was inspired... 
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wear this there: la brasserie auteil.

how is it that in a city of 33 square miles there seems to be an infinite number of adorable establishments? paris’s la brasserie auteuil may fall under that category but it is in a league of its own with a terrace for sore eyes. this italian restaurant is brimming with jasmine flowers, olive trees, and furnishings that are just as delicious as the dishes! a secret garden... 
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