lightening up.

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design hunter. occasionally, it just feels good to lighten up. clear the clutter out, and let your ‘signature’ pieces speak for themselves in a monochromatic environment. a cool white slouchy sofa, or your prettiest pendant lamp — your favorite artwork for instance. these spaces all do that, but they don’t come across as cold either. just simple, calm... 
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at home in amsterdam.

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this is just one of the coolest spaces i’ve seen in a while. featured on vtwonen it’s the historic 1892 home of artist Jasper Krabbé in amsterdam. it reminded me a little bit of the malibu airbnb i stayed in a few months ago — mostly because of the big abstract canvas paintings, which i’m coveting — why can’t i paint like that? the artist’s... 
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Studio Tour: Artist Emily Snyder.

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today we’re dropping in on talented L.A.-based multi-media artist emily Snyder. i was introduced to emily a few weeks ago at our neighborhood coffee spot, fix, by jihan (who essentially knows everyone) and was excited to get home and check out emily’s website. and to be quite honest, it blew me away — this artist is so prolific it’s hard to know... 
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but who are these people?

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jasper b. goldman. i’m still really a fan of the fun idea of portrait paintings popping up in unexpected places. i saw emily tweet about it last week and i really trust her taste, so there’s that. and then i realized that i had pinned a ton more images lately with this vintage vibe to share with you. i used to have a whole collection on my walls and then i needed... 
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inside elsie green.

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If you adore French antiques and decor, a visit to Elsie Green is a must. Located in Concord just a 40 minute drive from San Francisco, this small, sustainable, family-run business offers an astounding collection of vintage finds from France and Morocco, as well as interior design, staging and consultation services. The team has numerous trips to Europe throughout... 
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