the ever-inspiring arch.

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the urbanite. arches are just so pleasing to the eye — don’t you agree? whether they’re arched alcoves, doorways, windows or some other architectural wonder, i find them to look just splendid. the curve of an arch is just so special — like it took just a little more effort to achieve. i’m starting my remodel of my bathroom and back bedrooms (more... 
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at home with: designer tracy wilkinson.

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tucked away in the hills of east los angeles lives british artist and designer tracy wilkinson. born in Yorkshire, england tracy is a multi-media artist and the founder of tw workshop, a collection of handmade ceramics, one of a kind furniture, home accessories, and perfectly styled soft cotton t-shirts. She lives and works in the Mount Washington neighborhood, northeast... 
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good reads: sight unseen.

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one of my personal favorites when it comes to design blogs is sight unseen — no pun intended, but have you seen it?  it’s a stunner. this month they shared the enviable tribeca loft of Parsons graduate and designer daniela jacobs of arc objects and i just had to share it with you. sight unseen is an online magazine that uncovers what’s new and next in design... 
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wabi sabi in vancouver.

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this is the stunning architectural design work of canadian designers scott and scott — the complete renovation of a 1950’s North Vancouver home. it’s so completely minimal but in such a peaceful, warm and zen way — very wabi sabi: simplicity, economy of ‘things’, intimacy, and appreciation of the ingenuous integrity of natural objects. i... 
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darkly delicious.

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new york times t magazine. i’m back at it — vacillating back and forth about my kitchen redesign and find myself debating dark cabinetry. i really like the nice bright white kitchen, but i do find these darkly delicious versions quite attractive, too. these kitchens all have a flair for the dramatic and i can see cooking up a storm here with a nice glass of cabernet... 
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