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Ikat (pronounced ee-kat) is the oldest known patterned textile in the world, with a history that spans across multiple cultures. Though the exact date of origin is unclear, it is known that silk Ikat robes were coveted by tribal leaders thousands of years ago and were traded along the Silk Road. Javanese for “to tie” [...]
Last year my husband and I had a rushed move from Los Angeles to San Francisco. We were eager to get settled in, so we ended up purchasing a sofa we love- the Crate & Barrel Petrie sofa-in a color we don’t especially like. Like many, we loved the white version, but it was much [...]
Years before I became a designer, I worked at Anthropologie in New York & San Francisco. I loved being surrounded by so many wonderful ideas and products, though it was a financially percarious place for a fashion & interior lover to be! That said, it’s still one of my go to places to shop, especially [...]
A great way to save money, practice green design and personalize your space is to upcycle. We took a 1940s door pull from a bank (which we purchased for $25 on Ebay), plated it in polished nickel ($45), then mounted it in a powder room for a unique towel rod. Fancy!
I am in awe of German artist Heike Weber who was featured on Apartment Therapy last week. I’ve seen a lot of sharpie art in my day, but nothing so spectacular as the work she produces. The patterns and shapes she creates undulate and create motion in a way I’ve never seen before. In addition to [...]