welcome to tulipina.

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i’m delighted to take you inside the brand new san francisco-based home of floral design studio, tulipina. regarded as one of the most sought-after floral designers in the u.s. and beyond, owner kiana underwood recently moved her workspace from her home in nearby burlingame to this light-filled loft in sf’s potrero hill. her signature garden-style combines plenty of color,... 
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tile: i want to walk on you.

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tine k’s beautiful home i’m still obsessing over these encaustic tile floors. i love the faded, washed-out look they have — like they’ve been walked on for centuries and some archaeologist has dug them up from fabulous ruins found in morocco or spain. maybe it’s just the romantic in me, but i love that they seem to have history, and yet you can... 
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good reads: open house magazine.

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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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at home in the hague.

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home to illustrator saar manche, i’m in love with this lovely townhouse in the hague recently featured in vtwonen. i think if i could choose just one architectural feature to add to my home, it just might be double-wide doors like these that lead from the living room to the dining room. it just makes for such a romantic, and dramatic entrance. i love how they’ve... 
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i spy: shades of teal.

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doug atkins home, via t magazine. much like its cool cousin green, deeper darker shades of teal and turquoise are popping up all over the place. it’s a real colorfest out there, people, so you may want to add a dash of your own if you care much about being on trend. i’m not sure i can do it but i know that i certainly admire it from afar. there’s nothing... 
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