book smart.

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i am nothing if not a book worm. you may have noticed the first thing i did when i moved into my new house was to build floor to ceiling built-in bookcases as fast as we possibly could. when i move, i lug my book collection along the way, causing movers everywhere serious back pain (sorry guys, they are not dead bodies but beloved hardbound treasures). but not only do i love... 
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eclectic is in.

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one thing i can tell you having just returned from london and paris — eclectic is in! not that it ever went out of style, especially in european corners of the world, but i found myself uber-inspired by what’s going on over there especially in terms of their madcap mix of genres, color and pattern. one of my favorite resources for that kind of home inspiration... 
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at home in milan.

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this is the art-filled apartment of a true renaissance man — architect, collector, and gallerist NICOLAS BELLAVANCE-LECOMPTE. his stylish home in milan, italy is a kind of gallery of its own — filled with covetable collectibles like Lindsey Adelman lighting, chairs designed by the likes of gio ponti, Egon Eiermann, and Franco Albini. it’s an eclectic mix... 
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work work work.

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in the words of rhianna, work work work work — it never ends, right? well if you work from home, it might as well look less business-like and much more zen. i try and keep my home office pretty spare — one, because i use the space for photo shoots and need the space kept clear; and two, because it keeps my head clear for creativity, too. these work at home looks... 
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at home with: sophie carpenter.

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I first met Sophie at a creatives meet-up in DTLA almost two years ago and have loved following her clean aesthetic and excellent taste on instagram ever since. After drooling over the images she’s shared of her bungalow in east los angeles i reached out in hopes of photographing her home (and picking up a decorating tip or two). a production accountant for television,... 
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