Shop Textured Neutral Decor at Repeat+World

You know how some people just seem to be born with an impeccable sense of style? How it oozes from every pore and trails behind them like a subtle yet unforgettable perfume? Hannah Phillips-Kaplan is one of those people. I met her when she attended the styling workshop I taught last month, and the instant […]

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Putting the Light in Light Lab with Skylight Shades from Blinds.com

One thing we’re very lucky to have at Light Lab is, well, light. Tons of natural light, that is, great for photo shoots and creating a lively and welcoming mood for events. But even the most abundant light needs to be harnessed and directed to be useful—something we’ve been struggling to do since acquiring the space […]

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Blush Bedroom Makeover with 70’s Inspired Style

Since last fall I’ve had a few design projects on my plate, and the first one is at last complete and ready to share! In case you missed it on Domino earlier this week, I collaborated with my work wife Caroline to bring her vision of a 70’s granny chic bedroom to life. Domino did a […]

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Eclectic Scandinavian Design Inspiration from Loquita Santa Barbara

This is the final post in all the inspiration and experiences I enjoyed during my trip to Santa Barbara earlier this winter, and it’s possible that I’ve saved the best for last! Loquita is an innovative tapas restaurant in Santa Barbara’s waterfront district, specializing in the traditional flavors and cooking methods of Spain. It’s one of […]

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Modern Light Switches and Wall Plates by adorne

It’s no secret that good design is in the details. In fact, sometimes the best design elements are the ones you don’t even notice! Streamlined, thoughtful accents that recede into the background are the key to a home that feels considered and complete. As I’m learning more and more as I work on our new home, […]

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Minimalist Modern Interior Design Tips from Stewart-Schafer

Have you ever had an ah-ha moment and discovered that several of your favorite spaces are all designed by the same firm? That happened to me recently with a few interiors I’d been admiring turned out all to be the work of Stewart-Schafer, an interior architecture studio based in Brooklyn. With backgrounds in gallery and […]

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Win a $4000 Interior Design Giveaway!

When we were renovating Light Lab last year, we couldn’t have done it without the many brands who saw our vision for the abandoned, disabused space and wanted to help us bring it to life! Two of those companies–Fireclay Tile and Rejuvenation, to get specific–were some of my longtime favorites in the industry, so the chance […]

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The Hunt for the Best White Paint with Farrow & Ball

This is a true story. It starts with a young girl who loved nothing more than to tool around town after school with her mom, popping into their favorite home decor stores and chatting with the proprietors until it was time to go home and fix dinner. Always on their rounds they’d pass the Farrow […]

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Minimalist Interiors Inspiration for My New House!

Now that I not longer have the excuse of the post-holiday lull, it’s time to get cracking on decorating my new house! We’re in that weird limbo state that always happens after a move: we purged a lot of our belongings during the transition, and the remaining pieces just don’t quiiiiiite work in the new space. […]

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Brilliant Home Renovation Inspiration from Instagram!

What are your big projects for 2017? I’ve got my sights set on a few: planning a wedding, for example, but also traveling farther afield this year, and enrolling in some continuing education classes to take my writing to the next level. The undertaking I’m most focused on, however, as these first days of January have […]

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