at home with: hawkins ny.

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for the talented couple behind Hawkins New York, Nick Blaine and Paul Denoly, reviving this 18th-century farm house in upstate new york presented yet another opportunity to blend their unique styles—a process they’re quite accustomed to as the co-founders of their home-goods store, known for its balance of modernity and warmth. i love the subtle pink palette they... 
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creative coupling.

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the eclectic decor in this apartment in paris, recently featured on socialite family, is the beautiful result of the creative coupling of Pierre Le Ny and Émilie Urbansky. the couple explains their approach to decorating their home as a perfect partnership: he shows her things, and she makes him discover others. Pierre is a both a gallerist and artists’ manager at... 
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studio tour / geronimo balloons.

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this is one of those posts i get really extra excited to share. not just because her space is charming, inviting, and ultra inspiring but because the person behind it is one of my friends and personal heroes — jihan zencirli, founder and chief balloon trooper — the mad visual genius behind geronimo balloons. you may have seen our house tour with jihan, and you’ve... 
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black steps it up.

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homezoic. growing up in suburban los angeles mod-century modern house, i always dreamed of a two-story house. not so much for the second level, per se, but for the staircase itself. there’s something so romantic about a staircase, yes? how many movies have depicted a love scene location? plenty, i reckon. i have an outside staircase to my home, but it’s rustic... 
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good reads: abigail ahern.

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i’ve long embraced the brilliant genius of london-based designer abigail ahern, but somehow i’d not seen her house crush series before this week. i stumbled upon her blog series of beautiful home tours via pinterest this week and found myself lingering there perhaps a while too long — i simply couldn’t decide on what not to share, the interiors all... 
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