around l.a. / dinosaur coffee.


Dinosaur Coffee opened its doors last December and quickly became one of the most Instagram-ed coffee shops in town. Owners Ben + Michelle worked with some mighty-fine designers and makers (Ryan Upton designed all the woodwork and the folks at Hello Glam created the floral installation), to create the sleek, modern Silver Lake environment that basically begs to be shared... 
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unexpected guests: amira marion.

unexpected guests: amira marion / sfgirlbybay

In search of a Kelly Green pillow for my space, I was lucky to discover our next unexpected guest, Amira Marion. I had been browsing the Steven Alan home site and was coveting a black and cream tasseled Antigua pillow when I noticed a link to the designer in the listing: Archive New York. The link revealed a beautiful collection of pillows in various styles and colors—I... 
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Fantastic Frank Always Gets it Right.

fantastic frank styling / sfgirlbybay

swedish real estate broker fantastic frank get their styling right each and every time. this is a favorite listing of mine: a unique and well-designed loft apartment in stockholm. lovely, light and bright with two working fireplaces and so many other interesting details — what i wouldn’t give for glass walls between rooms like these with such pretty wrought... 
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the luxury of lincoln’s black label home.


inspiration is found in many forms — it’s literally all around us. from beautiful architecture to a fantastic films, to a well-made luxury car. Lincoln Motor Company recently invited us to visit their Black Label Home in dallas, texas, so sfgirlbybay go-to photographer cindy loughridge eagerly hopped a plane straight away to head down and shoot this gorgeous house.... 
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i could live here: timeless chic in uruguay.


hola, si here, from the french by design blog. are you ready for a new “i could live here” house tour? since spring is taking its time to show up for many of us this year, i figured we could dose up on some vitamin d, so we’re heading to sunny uruguay for a unique house tour where concrete, neon and timeless style take the center stage. andrea and marlo acquired this... 
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