warm and woodsy.

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i quite like the warm vibes these rooms give off. they ‘ve achieved that feeling mostly from the vintage inspired wood furniture featured quite prominently in them, but sometimes just from those warm brown hues. i also like that though they feature woodsy pieces they’ve got a vintage modern edge to them so one could never call them ‘country’ —... 
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wabi sabi in vancouver.

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this is the stunning architectural design work of canadian designers scott and scott — the complete renovation of a 1950’s North Vancouver home. it’s so completely minimal but in such a peaceful, warm and zen way — very wabi sabi: simplicity, economy of ‘things’, intimacy, and appreciation of the ingenuous integrity of natural objects. i... 
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wood working.

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eye klin shop via milk decoration. i thought perhaps the very on-trend plywood might have been dying out, but now all of a sudden i see it making a strong comeback — maybe it was just napping or in hibernation. because it’s all over my pinterest feed again — paired with pretty pastels it’s got a very scandinavian vibe, and it almost looks blush in... 
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good reads: modern pastoral.

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there’s a new design book out, and it’s by one of my personal favorite blog authors, niki Brantmark of my scandinavian home. niki’s beautiful new book is Modern Pastoral, published by CICO Books. Niki runs the daily interior design blog My Scandinavian Home, inspired by her move to Sweden from London over ten years ago and much like her blog, Modern Pastoral... 
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that old black magic.

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as i hunt around for inspiration for my new apartment i’m finding myself steering towards black and white again, with a lot of neutrals and natural woods thrown in for good measure. i think i will always be drawn to the clean, fresh scandinavian look, with mid-century modern accents. danish modern furniture and lighting designed in that era is just so uniquely stunning... 
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