at home with chessa osburn.

today we’re dropping in on the chic, minimalist and very cozy home of Chessa Osburn, the co-founder of online shop Twenty One Tonnes, where she lives with her husband Steve and their two young children. their pretty, light-filled home is a post-war bungalow in the Hastings-Sunrise neighborhood of East Vancouver, British Columbia, built in 1945. the couple bought... 
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new & noteworthy.

1. vessels and vases from light & ladder. this week’s new & noteworthy finds feels as thought i’ve been influenced by the simplicity and beauty of japanese design. clean lines, with a tactile sensibility — nothing too fussy, just great design and good functionality, or at the very least something really lovely to look at it. 2. i love this drawing... 
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friday finds.

happy friday everyone! what’s on your agenda for the weekend? i’ve been trying to plan better meals for myself and do a lot of prep in the kitchen on sundays so i don’t get lazy during the week and make bad eating choices. lots of salads and soups — i’ve been making a delicious chilled cucumber soup, and laura miller’s oven roasted tomato... 
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wear this there: maiden lane.

a restaurant based on fine tinned european seafood sounds curious enough to heighten our hunger senses, but pair it with good interiors, and our aesthetic tastes are grumbling. this would describe new york’s restaurant maiden lane. moving into the famous life cafe (yes, the one from rent), the spot is reminiscent of a chic seaman — we may have just made up that a genre... 
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Around L.A. / Hemingway & Pickett.

Toby Hemingway fondly remembers the large trucks that drove for the barbershop distribution company Hemingway & Pickett, that his great, great Grandfather began in 1888, and which remained in the family for three generations in Melbourne, Australia. In 2011, Toby revived the name and opened shop in Silver Lake selling well made, well designed, hand picked goods from Los... 
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