a new way to work: mod.

hey, happy friday! leslie from spotted sf here and though the work week is ending for most, i wanted to fill you in on some exciting things happening here in san francisco. perhaps something to think about when you’re clocking back in on monday. it’s a brand new way to work on-the-go and it’s called mod. with a location already in phoenix (and future plans... 
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new collection from IKEA.

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There’s a brand new limited-edition collection launching soon from IKEA and I’m pretty over the moon excited about it. their new VIKTIGT collection is the result of a creative collaboration with Ingegerd Råman, one of Scandinavia’s most well-known glass designers and ceramists. According to Ingegerd, the collection “is about craft, it’s a project between... 
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nola’s new ace.

ace hotel new orleans / sfgirlbybay

The Ace Hotel in New Orleans…so gorgeous and green! It opened just two weeks ago. I stumbled on it as I was making my way from the city’s Garden District to the French Quarter. Located in the area known as the Warehouse District, the new hotel has taken over a 1920s Art Deco building, and similar to its other properties, it includes a lobby bar, a restaurant, a rooftop... 
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wear this there: bar basquiat.

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amsterdam has long been known as a hub for eccentric design, beauty, and off-beat hang-outs. so who’s shocked to learn that they have yet another cool café we wish we could transport ourselves to in time for sunday brunch. bar basquiat is not only a nod to art legend jean-michel basquiat, but it’s also right up our alley in terms of places we want to grab a cocktail... 
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rattan is my jam.

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homes to love. in case you’ve ever been confused about rattan versus wicker: wicker is the weave and rattan is the material that is used. Some of the wicker furniture that you see is rattan while other pieces are actually made from bamboo, straw or even synthetic materials. but regardless, i love rattan — my love affair began a long time ago when i discovered the... 
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