the shutterbugs: mikkel mortensen.

mikkelmortensen

i love this work from danish photographer MIKKEL MORTENSEN. his photographs kind of remind me of a pastel winter wonderland — everything pale and pristine, like the furniture and beautiful accessories just landed there like freshly fallen snow, no footprints, no sign of mankind. everyone has just left the building, including the photographer. too much? regardless of... 
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i could live here: the stylish home of a dutch interior designer.

casa9

hello, si from the french by design blog here for a new “i could live here” tour. today, we’re heading to zelhem, the netherlands for a perfect balance: the stylish home of a dutch interior designer. ineke is a dutch interior designer. she shares this zelhem, the netherlands, 220 square meter [ 2,370 sq. ft ] apartment with her husband, three teens and four cats. ineke’s... 
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good reads: my greek island home.

my-greek-island-home

i first read about My Greek Island Home over on yatzer (one of my favorite blogs if you haven’t checked it out). it’s a new book out from australian designer/artist/photographer claire lloyd and it’s going to make you want to head straight for the greek islands. my greek island home is claire’s very personal documentation of her daily life in a village... 
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goth squad.

lonny

one of the things i love about living etc. magazine is that it never fails to represent that brilliant kind of british style that they are so well-known for. it’s equal parts old london flat with tall ceilings and extraordinary vintage crown molding — meets this dramatic dash of goth style with a modern yet feminine swagger, and often with a sense of dark humor.... 
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rustic charm.

Rustic-dining-room

i’ve moved into this crazy san francisco earthquake cottage and the oddness of certain nooks and crannies never cease to amaze, and yet charm me. i’m constantly discovering some oddity of architecture and wondering, ‘why the heck did they do that?‘. as in all rustic spaces that certain vintage charm can go a long way — and if doesn’t you... 
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