unexpected guests: emily katz.

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today we’re dropping in on multi-talented, multi-media artist emily katz who lives in inner Northeast Portland, Oregon. emily shares her eclectic, cozy, plant-filled home with her partner in life and design, Adam, along with their dog Donut, and cat Cowbear. Emily is currently traveling the world teaching macrame workshops, learning about energy healing, art directing... 
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a perfectly eclectic paris apartment.

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this is not my beautiful home, but if it were, i think i might have difficulty deciding just where to sit. do i recline dramatically on that dreamy divan, or perch myself properly in one of those lovely leather chairs? every inch of this nineteenth-floor apartment in paris is just stunning, but not in a super fussy way. in fact, it looks most inviting to me with its eclectic... 
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at home with: designer tracy wilkinson.

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tucked away in the hills of east los¬†angeles lives british artist and designer¬†tracy wilkinson. born in Yorkshire, england tracy is a multi-media artist and the founder of tw workshop, a collection of handmade ceramics, one of a kind furniture, home accessories, and perfectly styled soft cotton t-shirts. She lives and works in the Mount Washington neighborhood, northeast... 
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scandinavian-inspired hostess gifts.

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sometimes it’s difficult to surprise loved ones with just the perfect gift, and i like to put a little thought into my holiday presents and hostess gifts — with so many parties this time of year, it’s nice to bring something unique to the event to thank a hostess properly. i like to give vintage gifts that i know my friends and family will really cherish... 
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wabi sabi in vancouver.

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this is the stunning architectural design work of canadian designers scott and scott — the complete renovation of a 1950’s North Vancouver home. it’s so completely minimal but in such a peaceful, warm and zen way — very wabi sabi: simplicity, economy of ‘things’, intimacy, and appreciation of the ingenuous integrity of natural objects. i... 
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