Shopping for Global Decor Accents with St. Frank

I’m always on the hunt for unique sources for small global decor decor accents to make a space feel personalized and unique. I first discovered St. Frank when I was decorating Kim’s house and fell hard for its unusual selection of art, soft goods, accessories, wallpaper, and fabric-by-the-yard. We basically filled Kim’s living room with […]

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How to Wear Summer’s Leopard Skirt for Fall

This summer Ivan and I were invited to a wedding that had the world’s most specific dress code. We were instructed to dress in the style of 1960’s Hong Kong, as both bride and groom not only grew up in that country but also adore the period film In the Mood for Love. Always one to […]

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A Peek at the New Serena & Lily Palisades Village Store!

Earlier this week I hopped in the car and crossed town to get a special sneak peek at the new Serena & Lily Palisades Village store before it officially opens this weekend! I’ve loved following the company from their early days offering bedding and wallpaper to the soup-to-nuts home decor brand. They’ve managed to succeed […]

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Headed to High Point Market? Join Me There!

I’m writing this post amidst a pile of luggage and rejected outfit options as I prepare to head to High Point Market in North Carolina tomorrow! High Point is the one of interiors industry’s largest trade shows, and is definitely one of the highlights of the year! Although I’ve been several times before, I have […]

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Six Times My Studio Light Lab Was Famous

We’re coming up on the 3-year anniversary of signing our lease at Light Lab, and it would be an understatement to say it’s been quite a journey since we first decided to renovate and open a creative studio here in Los Angeles! The way we use the space has evolved since we first broke ground, […]

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Ultimate Gourmet Comfort Food: Coconut Cacao Black Beans Recipe

A couple months back, I teamed up with my friend Elizabeth Messina to host one of the inaugural meals in Sunday Suppers new global dinner series, Sobremesa. The concept behind the dinner series is simple: Sunday Suppers provides the menu and hosting how-to’s, and you do the rest! The photos Elizabeth shot of our event […]

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How to Pair Rugs for the Entryway and Living Room

One of the trickiest aspects of my living room makeover for Kim of Eat Sleep Wear was the fact that the space itself was essentially one big room—yet we needed it to serve multiple functions. In order to carve a sitting area, dining room, two entryways, and a storage vignette from relatively blank architectural envelope, […]

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Monochromatic Vintage Decor Inspiration from Queen City Seattle

One of my favorite categories of interior design is restaurant design. Not only do the functional aspects of the space have to be spot on, but designers tend to take more risks, pushing the envelope to make a serious visual statement. Especially in the age of Instagram, a striking restaurant design has become a marketing […]

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Complete Resources for My Eat Sleep Wear Living Room + Dining Room Makeover!

Hello, and happy Friday, everyone! It’s been a heavy week, hasn’t it? I’ve been doing my best to keep up with daily life, while also staying present to current events—and supporting friends who are feeling particularly effected by them. And while I certainly don’t advocate burying ones head in work, I do feel grateful for […]

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Architectural and Timeless Fall Fashion Essentials

The more interiors projects I undertake (and these days they’re coming my way nonstop!), the more I notice a change in the way I see the world at large. With every new space I create, the consideration I give to each line, shape, texture, and proportion grows ever greater. And as my eye grows sharper, […]

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