a personal chat with garance doré.

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today, we’re in for something rather special — SFGirlByBay contributor, and founder of Vérité Published Michaela d’artois relays her recent chat with the very enchanting Garance Doré. Garance Doré on Being a Broke Illustrator, French Girls, and Her New Book! She’s insanely down-to-earth — so much so that greeting her feels like coming upon an... 
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the shutterbugs: gillian stevens.

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i came across these magical photos of lyon and aix en provence, france and just knew i had to share. taken by vancouver wedding & lifestyle photographer gillian stevens they are simply swoon-worthy. the light and color gillian captured in these images just knocked my socks off, and then made me want to book a trip to france — stat! their airbnb in lyon looks like... 
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i could live here : casual living in lyon.

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hello, si from the french by design blog here for a new i could live here tour. today, we’re heading to lyon, france to visit a big and impressive 18th century flat remodeled to fit a modern family. helen is a decorator. she fell in love with this impressive apartment located in the heart of the city of lyon, france. what attracted her, apart from the very central city location,... 
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les copirates.

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french collaborators les copirates launched in 2009, Creating, editing and designing mainly with textile and paper and all hybrids of these materials “streaming in a joyful exchange of ideas and experiences”. french collaborators copirates also offer Editions from collaborations with other artists and shares their discoveries of other cultures — sharing things... 
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what’s new at bodie & fou.

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i popped over to bodie and fou to see what the stylish sisterly duo had new in their shop, and was delighted to see some lovely new homewares with a vintage-inspired and industrial twist. i love the trolley (excellent idea for a bar cart), the raft stool, and the the swiss cross medicine cabinets are quite cute, too! french sisters elodie (bodie) and karine (fou) know how... 
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