i could live here : casual living in lyon.


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.


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.


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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vintage finds for a modern world: petit maison.


i love this little french country home i discovered over on marie claire maison . it’s filled with vintage finds, but then covered in bold modern prints and splashes of vivid color. it’s like a little storybook house i imagine tucked away in somewhere in provence. i’d like to plan a getaway and hole up here for a while, cozy up and read all those books!  
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Launched in 2005 by French sisters Elodie (BODIE) and Karine (FOU), BODIE and FOU is a haven of decor inspiration and creativity, with a beautiful selection of home accessories, lighting and furniture. and now the sisters have launched bodie and fou, the catalogue. the first copies of the BODIE and FOU catalogue landed in the UK on Friday and the E-version went LIVE yesterday.... 
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