there’s something about harlequin.

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handbag designer carolina l. iriarte’s fabulous floors, via freunde von freunden (above + below). i have this thing for harlequin patterns. i’m not sure why i love them so much, but perhaps it stems from my family’s days in the circus. oh no, i kid you not, we had a circus. taschen has a book dedicated to the circus with a harlequin print cover — i... 
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club mediterranean.

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masseria cimino photographed by ditte isager. each and every time i take a gander at images of masseria cimino in puglia, it gets me in the mood for club med. not the packaged vacation per se, just the beautiful, laid-back Mediterranean vibe you find in italy’s southern region — right down in the heel of its boot, known for its whitewashed hill towns and miles... 
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the fine art of lounging.

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david kohn architects’ stable acre. oh, i just love a good piece of statement furniture, and i would have to say the chaise lounge really does take the cake. from marie antoinette, to marianne faithful the fine art of lounging has always come second to a good piece to recline on. i find inspiration in all loungers whether it be clean modern lines, or a classic mid-century... 
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on trend: turquoise.

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maire claire maison. helloooo, monday! forgive me while i get a little colorful this morning and start our day with a bold burst of the blues — turquoise, to be exact. i’m seeing these exotic hues of green-blue everywhere — including the fashion world and it makes you wonder, does design follow fashion? or is it the other way around? case in point —... 
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at home in ibiza.

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with its high beamed natural wood ceilings and perfectly whitewashed walls, this is one stunning rustic modern space. featured recently on nuevo estilo it’s full of that one of a kind Mediterranean light you expect to find on the beautiful island of ibiza. filled with unexpected vintage treasures and antique furniture it’s cozy, but still maintains an open,... 
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