unexpected guests: amira marion.

unexpected guests: amira marion / sfgirlbybay

In search of a Kelly Green pillow for my space, I was lucky to discover our next unexpected guest, Amira Marion. I had been browsing the Steven Alan home site and was coveting a black and cream tasseled Antigua pillow when I noticed a link to the designer in the listing: Archive New York. The link revealed a beautiful collection of pillows in various styles and colors—I... 
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pompoms + poufs: a giveaway.


meet berber looms — a family-run business with two etsy shops based out of Marrakech producing Moroccan blankets with pompoms and kilim and leather poufs. i honestly can’t resist a good pompom, and i’m not even sure why — perhaps it’s that they just add a bit of playfulness to decor and don’t take themselves too seriously. poufs are the... 
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around l.a. / esqueleto l.a.


This is Esqueleto, the latest addition to Echo Park’s Sunset Boulevard, the second shop of Oakland-based jewelry designer Lauren Wolf who opened her first space in 2011. Lauren and manager Alexis (pictured below) made several trips to the city scouting the perfect location and selecting a few L.A.-exclusive lines to offer in the new shop. With tall ceilings and whitewashed... 
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no expiration date that i can see.


perishable goods = a bit old : a bit new : a bit craft. and a whole lot of beautiful. non-perishable goods is designed and created by shay carrillo in her backyard home-based studio in Portland, Oregon. the shop was born out of shay’s love for textiles, hand-crafted goods, and a desire to make useful products for home, woman & child which reduce disposable consumption,... 
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rough cuts.


south african designer heather moore of skinny laminx fame has a new fabric collection coming out this week and it’s simply stunning. called Rough Cuts, it’s “A collection inspired by Scandinavian style, but perfectly at home in Africa”. heather’s collection includes five very simple geometric designs in three colourways each — and although... 
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