let there be beautiful light.


there’s nothing worse than bad lighting. it can take you from looking your most beautiful to a frightening Frankenstein moment instantly. But Philips Lighting is introducing a new line of dimmable LED light bulbs that are a complete game changer. I always want to use LED’s for energy efficiency, but i don’t like the weird blue casting they create —... 
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rove concepts: a $500 giveaway.


this is the nilsson media stand from rove concepts, and it’s the perfect piece of furniture for my entry way. it’s an odd spot and challenging to furnish, but this credenza fit all my needs — it’s low and sleek, with drawers for my dining linens, and because there’s shelving, it’s the perfect spot for a few of my favorite cookbooks. there’s... 
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golden hour.


jessica tremp’s beautifully converted studio. last night i had my family over for dinner and we dined al fresco on the new patio — such a warm, wonderful evening. tonight, it’s threatening rain and i’m hunkered down under a cozy blanket. fall is in the air. and with it, that beautiful golden light. amber and rosy hues take over the hillside outside,... 
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new and noteworthy.


1. Taschen’s The Book of Palms, from the Line. 2. touch slipper from mixed business L.A.; 3. No Chemicals Incense Sticks by Couverture; 4. Mediterranean Whiting Knitting Needle Case Holder from howkapow. 5. three potato four’s white message board. 6. Studio Macura’s LAKO bent-steel wire rack for storing books and magazines; 7. buchholz berlin fair catch... 
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whiter shade of pale.


circa lighting. i don’t know why i’m always so drawn to white, but maybe because it just looks so fresh — like a rainstorm just came through and washed everything clean — making it brand new again. it also looks ultra calming, so i get a very restful and relaxed feeling in a white room. it’s why i paint all my walls white these days (benjamin... 
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