good reads: the latest issue of est.

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do you read australian design est magazine? if not, it’s time to tune in, because issue #24 of est is a good one — exploring global home styles from cape town to mallorca and on to sydney. one of my favorite features, and there were many, is this modern rustic cape town gem. it has all the elements i love — an earthy Scandinavian vibe, and a farmhouse mix... 
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vintage kitchen accouterment.

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one of my favorite things to collect is vintage kitchen accouterment. wooden bowls, bread & cheese boards, white ironstone, crockware, pitchers and pottery — it all looks really great together when displayed on kitchen countertops and open shelving. i always keep my eye out for vintage treasures, but when i can’t get to the flea market i go hunting on chairish... 
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work work work.

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in the words of rhianna, work work work work — it never ends, right? well if you work from home, it might as well look less business-like and much more zen. i try and keep my home office pretty spare — one, because i use the space for photo shoots and need the space kept clear; and two, because it keeps my head clear for creativity, too. these work at home looks... 
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at home with: sophie carpenter.

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I first met Sophie at a creatives meet-up in DTLA almost two years ago and have loved following her clean aesthetic and excellent taste on instagram ever since. After drooling over the images she’s shared of her bungalow in east los angeles i reached out in hopes of photographing her home (and picking up a decorating tip or two). a production accountant for television,... 
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studio spaces: simply inspiring.

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this inspiring, albeit tiny, artist’s studio in lisbon has been transformed from a dark, abandoned warehouse into a musician’s bright and beautiful dream studio. once long forgotten, the backyard of a building in the Portuguese capital has been made over by architecture and design firm ARKstudio with polished concrete floors and pine wood beamed ceilings, doors... 
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