friday finds.

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i never get tired of a great inspiration board, and i find a lot of inspiration in other people’s boards. it’s like looking at someone’s bookcase — you get another glimpse into their soul. and as much as i love gathering online inspiration on instagram, tumblr or pinterest i still love a good old fashion collage of what i’m currently inspired... 
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the gutsy ones.

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florence lopez. sometimes i spend time looking at rooms that may seem completely over the top, but somehow look just fabulous. they draw me in — mostly with pure admiration for the bravado of the designer. designers like wary meyers, kelly wearstler or jonathan adler take rooms to the edge of their imagination and don’t give a damn what we think — but we... 
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a personal chat with garance doré.

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today, we’re in for something rather special — SFGirlByBay contributor, and founder of Vérité Published Michaela d’artois relays her recent chat with the very enchanting Garance Doré. Garance Doré on Being a Broke Illustrator, French Girls, and Her New Book! She’s insanely down-to-earth — so much so that greeting her feels like coming upon an... 
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the stylists: leesa o’reilly.

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leesa o’reilly is an australian-based stylist, set decorator, creative consultant, and writer and who styles for advertising campaigns, cookbooks (over 25 of them!) and editorial photo shoots, with a focus on food and interiors. leesa’s illustrious career began almost 14 years ago when she stepped into the role of Market Editor at Vogue Living, which then became... 
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the stylists: laura seppänen.

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always a fan of Helsinki-based stylist and interior decorator laura Seppänen’s work, i was most happy to receive an email from her sharing her latest and greatest collaboration with photographer Pauliina Salonen. this is the sweet two-room apartment in the very centre of Helsinki, completely renovated before the residents moved in and designed by Finnish interior architect... 
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