studio tour / carly kuhn.

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you may know illustrator/artist carly kuhn for her playful penmanship on @thecartorialist but did you know that she also has a keen eye for design beyond the notebook? we got very at home with carly in her DTLA studio to see what her daily work uniform might look like (messy beach waves and a chic canadian tuxedo), and how she creates her beautiful works of art (barefoot,... 
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make way for spring mantels.

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spring is here and summer’s right around the corner, but it’s not as if you can just hide your fireplace mantel away until you need it again. it most likely still holds a pretty prominent place in your home and sometimes front and center. so its still got to look good while it’s sort of hibernating for the season’s warmer months. i recently shared... 
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on trend: terrazzo.

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i keep seeing terrazzo everywhere, and especially all over in europe — cafe tables were covered in it, and we discovered it beneath our feet on several occasions. terrazzo is a material consisting of chips of marble or granite set in concrete and polished to give a smooth surface, created by Venetian construction workers as an affordable flooring material to surface... 
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sleep peacefully.

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i’ll be honest, catching up after vacation is hard, but one can hardly complain without being a total jerkface since i was even able to take a vacation! but i think with jet lag and then a bazillion emails and projects to get back to i’m a little worn out. so today i’m seeking refuge in some very peaceful and zen-like bedrooms. i don’t like a lot of... 
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warm vibes, cool spaces.

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something i love about all these rooms is the natural beauty wood brings to them. but i also like their spark of warm, golden hues, too — and they all have some interesting pattern play going on. great texture and shapes go a long way in a simple space, and i’m especially loving those wavy prints in the shot up above from block shop textiles, but then i always... 
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