live simply.

do you ever wake up and wonder what it might be like to live more simply? not exactly move to the woods and live a rustic existence, but some semblance of that? just a few belongings that truly mean something to you and the domestic basics you need to get by — a cozy bed, a bath to soak in, a comfortable reading room, books — naturally. all the simple comforts... 
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friday finds.

as i write this on thursday, i’ve had a particularly emotional morning, and honestly, i just need to see some inspiring things. today, lucy and i came upon a poor neighborhood pup who had been hit by a bus and killed and it was just heartbreaking. i tried to help and comfort the owners, the bus driver, the friends and neighbors who came to the scene, but as you can imagine... 
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the shutterbugs: luisa brimble.

i’ve been a longtime fan of the work of luisa brimble, a very talented Sydney, Australia-based food & lifestyle photographer. luisa shoots for all kinds of lifestyle publications like kinfolk, and is the founder of the Alphabet Family Journal — a family journal that celebrates the personal foundations of homes, in their many different forms. i can usually spot... 
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looks alright from this angle.

Restaurant Usine’s great metal dining room chairs, via remodelista. i’ve come to realize, i have a really strong affinity for very angular and metal objects. from cool lighting fixtures, to steel framed furniture i just find it all really interesting to look at, and a great conversation starter. take my vintage homecrest chairs for instance — i first saw... 
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a few pages from kinfolk.

if you’re a fan of kinfolk magazine, you may like to know they also have a new hardbound book out, aptly entitled The Kinfolk Home: Interiors for Slow Living. quite by happenstance i was having a gander at photographer jonas ingerstedt’s website when i came upon this house, which has apparently graced the pages of kinfolk’s magazine, as well as being prominently... 
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