vintage portraits for a modern world.

like a lot of things that interest me, one of the most interesting things for me about interior design is quite a bit about juxtaposition. i like contradictions — vintage paired with brand spanking new, mismatched versus cookie cutter. i guess i just like to be surprised. it’s just the kind of effortless, witty style i find fascinating — and one of the... 
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flights of fancy.

there are days when the mind wanders and we dream of living elsewhere, right? i mean, as much as we love our own homes, we can occasionally get that feeling that ‘the grass is always greener’ somewhere else. for me it can be the dream of living in a place with uber tall and very ornate ceilings — someplace like antwerp, or paris, london, or even brooklyn... 
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unexpected guests: paige geffen.

today we’re visiting a neighbor of mine here on the east side of L.A., paige geffen who i believe i first discovered through her inspiring instagram feed. paige is an interior designer and stylist, who also works in the realm of creative consulting and art direction. she shares her beautifully serene new echo park home with her partner, Jeff, and their rescue dog Joni... 
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a giveaway from modernica.

modernica is hosting a sale on their molded wood furniture this week, so if you’ve had your eye on anything special from their collection, now’s the time to scoop it up! and to celebrate, modernica invited me to give away one of their sweet little Case Study® Fiberglass Demi Tables. i have one of these tables in black and i just love how versatile it is —... 
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get the look: vintage modern surf shack.

if you didn’t catch the previous post this morning, hop back and then return to this get the look post. because this morning i shared the beautiful new book surf shack, which includes some most inspiring beach homes and i thought it might be fun to ‘get the look’ via a vintage modern vibe hunt on chairish. you want to hunt for keywords like ‘bamboo,... 
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