new & noteworthy.

1. JIA’s ceramic japanese steamer is the prettiest steamer in the land! i am a huge fan of japanese design. the simplicity, practicality and just the utter beauty of products designed with a japanese aesthetic in mind make life just seem calmer. no fuss, no frills just well-designed pretty, but useful objects. so for this week’s new & noteworthy i’m sharing... 
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urban zen.

who else has been feeling rather stressed out lately? with our mega-hectic days it’s enough to make you wanna crawl under a rock and hide out for awhile — that’s not always an option, but that doesn’t mean we can’t find some chill time for a little self-reflection now and then. in fact, we owe it to our health and mind to do just that. urban outfitters... 
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zen and the art of floor cushions.

i’ve been dying to create a little zen area for myself in the home studio where i can attempt a little meditation (never ever easy for me to calm my brain) and finally got around to trying out a few pillow configurations. urban outfitters invited me to try some of their beautiful floor pillows, and i must say, i can turn my mind off with much more ease cozying up on... 
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new & noteworthy.

1. vessels and vases from light & ladder. this week’s new & noteworthy¬†finds feels as thought i’ve been influenced by the simplicity and beauty of japanese design. clean lines, with a tactile sensibility — nothing too fussy, just great design and good functionality, or at the very least something really lovely to look at it. 2. i love this drawing... 
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best of: at home in new york city.

blogger tezza barton has the prettiest post up — it’s a peek at her brand new apartment in new york city with its lovely light and views of the freedom tower. it’s very eclectic, very boho and all decorated on a budget with affordable furnishings from urban outfitters¬†home and those beautiful rugs she’s beautifully layered from eliko rugs. her window... 
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