the shutterbugs: julie ansiau.


i’m such a fan of paris-based photographer julie ansiau. her photography is bright, beautiful and a little bit whimsical, and even with decor images like these, the styling gets just a little bit playful. julie shoots for elle, figaro and milk magazines, just to name a few. she also keeps a blog, blog des fruits des fleurs etc. with updates on her latest projects —... 
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i could live here: a photographer’s minimalist home in italy.


hello, si from the french by design blog here for a new “i could live here” tour. today, we’re heading to mantoue, italy to visit a photographer’s sublime home. federica bottoli and her companion vittorio share the same passions: architecture and the love of design and art. their mantoue, italy, home, is minimalist, simple and authentic, a perfect haven for this family... 
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paris when it sizzles.


we’re all over the map today in terms of location and color! i hope you checked out my new guest contributor’s post this morning (just below). si, from french by design, will be sharing beautiful home tours every other week from all over the world entitled ‘I could live here’ (think, the international crowd!) — like the amazing home she shared... 
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