playhouse by the beach.


recently featured in vtwonen this is the Biarritz beach house brought back to life by Constance Dorian, who found it in ruin and disrepair. she completely renovated the 1940’s beach bungalow, adding loads of fresh white paint — to floors and ceilings. what she’s achieved is a relaxing pastel playhouse by the shore with cozy rugs, sheepskins, and rich fabrics... 
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the shutterbugs: fiona galbraith.


i first became aware of australian photographer fiona galbraith’s when stylist nicole valentine don shared their very creative collaborations with me. the two make an amazing team and the interior photographs fiona shoots are stunning, and oh so inspiring. so i just had to go take a look at fiona’s online portfolio for more inspiration. i need to know how to get... 
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black & white world.


styling by marcus hay. for all of us who adore a good black and white color scheme (if you can call it color) pay careful attention to this particular post — soak it all in. because what’s coming up in the next post today, well…it’s anything but black and white. you’ll see soon enough! but in the meantime, i do love these rooms i’ve been... 
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thinking pink, again.


covet garden. so, i try to go all minimal and black and white, but then all of a sudden pink sneaks its way back into my life. a little dose of it here and there in a black and white color scheme really goes a long way in warming things up. so i’ve been looking at pink again. i see subtle splashes and great big cannonball kerplunks of pink! i think i’m more drawn... 
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butterflies are free.


i’ve always been attracted to the mid-century modern butterfly chair. as a kid i think my parents had them on our backyard patio (flip them over and they have the makings for a great fort). they are the perfect chair for a high-low mix like you see in this glamourous high-ceilinged living room photographed by line klein for rum magazine. i love the unexpected contrast... 
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