best of: one very fine site: de dujes.

via good old pinterest i stumbled onto this truly beautiful blog this weekend. have you ever visited de dujes? well, you should. it’s run by sisters, Gaétane and Gaëlle Dujardin who say “We grew up in a warm and very close family. As a family we often call ourselves ‘The Dujes’. We are there for each other through thick and thin.” I like them already.... 
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good reads: the socialite family.

have you ever perused the socialite family? it’s a truly beautiful blog featuring a sampling of home tours of “smart & cool families” written and photographed by Constance Gennari — a former advertising art buyer (just like me). constance created the site to share her passion — approaching interior design not through the eyes of one person... 
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good reads: open house magazine.

Have you ever asked yourself: when was the last time I had a real, long and open conversation with somebody I didn’t know just a half an hour ago? With this question, Andrew Trotter and Mari Luz Vidal started the OPENHOUSE project almost 4 years ago. They didn’t open a restaurant or a gallery, they opened their home. For the next two years, they hosted numerous exhibitions,... 
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thoughts for a friday.

daniel fischbaeck print via typo/graphic posters. for a long time, i kept hearing ‘print is dead’ and i mourned that. i love print. for many years i was actually a print production manager, working in ad agencies producing print advertising for campaigns like these for levi’s 501’s and condé nast publications. it was fun, it was tactile and it was... 
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home girls.

the new issue of rue magazine features two of the bay area’s own home girls — bloggers erin hiemstra of apartment 34 and caitlin flemming of sacramento street. both as talented as they are tall (have i mentioned how short i feel in their presence?) the two are great friends in real life and share equally exquisite taste. rue was quite right in featuring their most... 
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