around l.a. / midland.

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In the heart of hopping Culver City sits one of L.A.’s loveliest curated shops :¬†MIDLAND. It’s a refreshing mix of goods, many local artisans represented,¬†each wonderfully complementary to the next. And it makes sense that the space and its contents are so great – after all, shop owners and long time friends Kelly Harris + Paige Appel have spent the last... 
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good reads: simply styling.

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the first book by designer and stylist Kirsten Grove of the beautiful blog, simply grove is out, and it’s a must-have for libraries of all decor aficionados. Kirsten guides you every step of the way, going room by room and item by item, giving you the tools and tricks you need to create a space that captures your own unique personality and taste. i’ve known kristen... 
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nobody puts baby in a corner.

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stadshem. or, maybe they do. i keep seeing this trend of interesting ‘corner chairs’ that i don’t recall seeing much of before late. got a funky corner you don’t know what to do with? put a chair there. these chairs are made specifically for your awkward corners. so go ahead — put these babies in a corner. scenes of unimportance. clockwise,... 
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the shutterbugs: sarah e. elliott.

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talented photographer sarah e. elliott comes with an impressive pedigree — she’s a graduate of the prestigious Parson’s School of Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and in addition, she has taken courses at Rhode Island School of Design and the International Center of Photography. i first noticed sarah’s beautiful work through her campaign... 
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a giveaway from furniture maison.

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introducing furniture maison, a wonderful new Online furniture store featuring scandinavian and mid century modern furniture for the home and office. furniture maison has a humble and honest vision as connoisseurs of craftsmanship, design, and composition to make top quality home furnishings more accessible and uniquely affordable — from simple, but stunning concrete... 
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