thoughts for a friday.

friday

• have you ever read twyla tharp’s the creative process? an old boyfriend recommended it to me, and before i could get really into the book, we broke up. so you know — then the book was tainted for me. look at the book, think of the jerk. but i think i might need it. in this book she breaks down all the aspects of living a creative life, the struggles, joys,... 
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that old black magic.

black-floor-lamp

i’ve been coveting one of these long arm, mid-century modern looking black lamps for some time now. there’s so many variations on these — i think one of serge mouill iconic fixtures would make me happiest of all, but i’d be happy let any one of these bright lights shine their goodness upon me. clockwise, l to r: jason koharik lamp via lawson-fleming;... 
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i love a good team.

yellow-owl-workshop

so, two swell and talented heads have put themselves together and created a really fun new collection. the lovely folks from portland’s schoolhouse electric and san francisco’s own Christine Schmidt of Yellow Owl Workshop have made a fun range of victory inspired goods for the home. Although Christine works in the field of paint and brush rather than the field... 
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lighting the way.

architectural-digest

sometimes you can decorate a room around just one really extraordinary lighting fixture. a beautiful vintage fixture like this one from cafe no hut can literally light up a room, giving you one particularly swell source of inspiration — and then you just take off from there. that one truly unique and special fixture is all you need to make a room smashing, all on its... 
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vintage finds for a modern world: schoolhouse rocks!

4sc

did y’all know that schoolhouse electric is selling more than just lovely lighting fixtures? yep, it’s true. schoolhouse has a whole new line of fabulous furniture, home wares and accessories to light up your beautiful life, too. i need several of these items, including that awesome black tufted sofa! the new schoolhouse collection includes upholstery, poufs,... 
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