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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around l.a. / midland.

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In the heart of hopping Culver City sits one of L.A.’s loveliest curated shops : MIDLAND. It’s a refreshing mix of goods, many local artisans represented, each wonderfully complementary to the next. And it makes sense that the space and its contents are so great – after all, shop owners and long time friends Kelly Harris + Paige Appel have spent the last... 
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the art of patrón.

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i’ll admit it — i’m a bit of a bottle hoarder. i love saving beautiful bottles and upcycling them into pretty water carafes for serving at dinner parties, jars for fresh soups and salsas i’ve made, flower vases — you name it, i find a reason to reuse them. so when Patrón invited me to share their Art of Patrón Bottle Art Competition i thought,... 
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inspiring studio spaces.

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artist isabelle tuchband’s atrium art studio via the selby. even though i really like working from home, i love having the luxury of the studio space i share in downtown L.A. — it’s just such a creative escape from the norm, and can often inspire me just seeing what the other creatives there are up to. these spaces are something special, and i hope they inspire... 
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the sisters of søstrene grene.

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a new spring collection from søstrene grene is available and it’s lovely — and their lookbook is just as inspiring as the collection and the women who created it. In 1973, the charming tale of søstrene grene began in Aarhus, Denmark — the story of two elderly sisters, Anna and Clara Grene, who diligently work to create little, bright differences in the... 
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