live simply.

do you ever wake up and wonder what it might be like to live more simply? not exactly move to the woods and live a rustic existence, but some semblance of that? just a few belongings that truly mean something to you and the domestic basics you need to get by — a cozy bed, a bath to soak in, a comfortable reading room, books — naturally. all the simple comforts... 
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whitewashed cottage.

this light-filled danish cottage is a whitewashed floor fan’s dream come true. look how everything just pops off those perfectly polished white painted floors — those black sofas look especially dramatic. perhaps not your most practical decor plan, but hey i’m just fantasizing here — i don’t have to clean them. besides, if it’s just a wee... 
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good reads: the scandinavian home.

one of my favorite bloggers, niki brantmark of my scandinavian home has a brand new decor book out, and i think you’re want to add it to your design library. the book is the Scandinavian home: Interiors inspired by light, and since niki’s blog covers this design trend extensively on her blog, she’s the perfect person to compile the look into a book. Scandinavia... 
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get this look: earthy vintage vibes.

looking for a warmer look around the house right now? look no further than this earthy space featured recently on vtwonen. you can get this look in some pretty easy steps — add a mix of unmatched vintage chairs, industrial lighting, slouchy leather sofas and comfy throws and pillows. some brass lighting and handmade earthenware works, too. i rounded up a few ideas for... 
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wear this there: café kamiel.

if there’s ever a city with good design sense, antwerpen is it. café kamiel is a standing example of just how good it can get. the coffee shop and café are a contemporary take on the traditions of the countries’ design sensibilities with a worldly viewpoint. never have we wanted to loiter leisurely in a coffee shop with a good book or perhaps a stack of our favorite... 
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