spotted sf: j rachman.

spotted sf: j. rachman / sfgirlbybay

Recently I discovered the most exquisite treasure trove on my way to one of my favorite restaurants in San Francisco. Tucked in an alley is the new shop and studio of interior designer, collector and visual storyteller, Jonathan Rachman. Upon meeting the very first thing Jonathan proclaimed was he’s a “hoarder”. But as you can see, he is a hoarder of... 
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waking up to sunshine.

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home design ideas. do you have a hard time getting out of bed on monday mornings? they can be a bit of a struggle for me. but with Lucy and the sunlight creeping in like clockwork, i’m up and at ’em pretty early most days. if you’re an aspiring early-riser who doesn’t have an impatient pup licking your face awake, you might consider making some changes... 
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on the down-low.

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the urbanite. there’s something so comfy about a low, slouchy sectional sofa. i myself opted for a sectional when i moved to L.A. — i wanted a really cozy, comfortable place to entertain where guests felt welcome to kick off their shoes, parade around barefoot and curl up on a cozy sofa, so i bought a white one with easy to wash slipcovers. i love the look of a... 
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found home.

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from the lovely folks at found vintage rentals, my go-to prop rental shop here in L.A., comes found home, an online shop for vintage finds, wonderfully well-curated by founder jeni maus.  just like their sister company, found home offers a meticulously crafted home collection — and that translates to carefully layered vintage finds, handmade objects + custom goods.... 
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repurposing vintage prints.

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sometimes it’s just tricky to find the fabrics you have in your head when it comes to decorating. i often wish i could design my own patterns from my imagination, or bring back to life some of the gorgeous vintage prints they used to make. it’s kind of a lost art i often imagine recreating — i miss those cool floral prints of the 50’s and 60’s,... 
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