oh, hello neighbor.


freunde von freunden is based all the way in berlin, but it took them to introduce me to my very own neighbor here in our noe valley neighborhood of san francisco. this is the home of architect and interface designer nir stern just blocks from me. it’s funny, i walk lucy by these houses every day, and i’m constantly wishing i could see what’s inside them.... 
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acid test.


welcome to the colorful west village apartment of Kyle DeWoody, the 27-year-old creative director and cofounder of the art-meets-design store Grey Area. featured on vogue, kyle’s apartment is a wild mix of designer pieces and amazing flea-market finds with an emphasis on modern lines, metals, and artwork that makes it an eclectic masterpiece. i think it most definitely... 
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unexpected guests: hygge house.


this week our unexpected guest is Alex Beauchamp, of hygge house. The Danish word Hygge (hu-gah) is a feeling or mood that comes from taking genuine pleasure in making ordinary everyday things simply extraordinary, and i think alex does that quite wonderfully in her sunny santa barbara california cottage. if you’ve never been, it’s a lush and lovely beach community,... 
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designlovefest | spaces.


This is a charming apartment in Copenhagen (siggggh, they always do it right over there, don’t they?). I just love how clean and fresh it feels. There is so much natural light showcasing all of the simple, yet stunning details of this space. Speaking of details, look how they used a fancy striped rope to tie up their toilet paper. no big deal. I love how it is clutter... 
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south african style.

i came across this gorgeous cape town, south African home while perusing mixr, a wonderful site where you can find a good mix of several of Sweden’s leading design magazines. oh la la, is this home gorgeous, and it’s got a real playful elegance about it, too — something i love — a home that doesn’t take itself too seriously and has fun with color... 
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