at home with: designer trine skoller.

one of my favorite online resources for great design, bolig magazine recently featured the home of designer trine skoller, and it’s a beauty. colorful and a little bit whimsical, trine has mixed traditional favorites with vintage flea market finds creating a home that’s truly eclectic and reflects the personality of its owner and her family. cozy, art-filled nooks... 
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best of: the shutterbugs: salva lópez.

i love the story-telling images of barcelona-based photographer salva lópez. he seems to just slip in and capture the mood of a space perfectly — like a fly on the wall, there’s no disrupting the elements — just a very personal documentary of what’s taking place. this story, for instance, commissioned by client Monocle Magazine of a husband-and-wife... 
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skinny laminx’s roof garden giveaway.

i think textile designer heather moore of skinny laminx and i have been long-distance corresponding since my early days of blogging, and she’s always been a favorite of mine. i’ve been trying to get to cape town, south africa where she lives for ages, but one day it’s going to happen! so until then, i’ll continue to admire her work from afar, and today... 
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get the look: sourcing vintage-inspired artwork.

this weekend i hit the Pasadena City College Flea market with my friend Jihan of geronimo balloons and we found some most excellent treasures! she did better than i did — that girl has the eye, and scored not only some amazing chairs, but the print you see just above on the floor of her beautiful studio gallery (we’ve shared her studio and her home here before!).... 
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file under pop.

file under pop: even the name is rad. their whole clever collection is file-worthy and definitely packs a pop. but ever so tastefully — paint, wallpaper, tile, and lavastone are all pretty stunning. take their wallpaper stylisation collection — one design boasts hand painted wallpaper where paint is used together with white gold leaf and paired with something exotic... 
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