around l.a. matteo.

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Each piece is proudly designed, created and inspected by hand here in Los Angeles. Classic, elegant and comfortable, I guarantee these MATTEO linens will quickly become your favorites. (I’m obsessed with the vintage linen line.) With sheets, duvets, table linens, baby bedding and even a small clothing line, if I could convert my entire house at once I would. You can... 
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picture this: glittery gold.

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good monday morning everyone! we’re starting off the week with a little experimentation. i want to try some new things here on the blog in 2016, and challenge myself to break out of my box a little, and while doing so, hopefully, engage with you to perhaps do the same. so i had this idea of instead of just sharing product shots of things i love and think you will too,... 
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win a joybird chair of your own design.

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design your own furniture! at los angeles-based joybird, this custom furniture company invites their customers to pick and choose their colors and fabrics for their furniture and even allows them to choose their dimensions. with over 1,000 fabric / leather / wood stain combinations, Joybird is a mid-century modern online furniture store that allows you to customize your... 
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rough cuts.

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south african designer heather moore of skinny laminx fame has a new fabric collection coming out this week and it’s simply stunning. called Rough Cuts, it’s “A collection inspired by Scandinavian style, but perfectly at home in Africa”. heather’s collection includes five very simple geometric designs in three colourways each — and although... 
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petel africa: a love story.

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Julie and Ibrahima’s story began in 2000 when they met working with the Peace Corps in Mauritania, and fell in love communicating in French and Pulaar (the Fulani language). Inspired by other cultures and places they’ve been, from Paris to Algeria and beyond, they’ve created a new business together — Petel, in San Francisco. importing handwoven textiles from... 
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