ISSUE 32  |  South of the Border

A San Franciscan at Home in Uruguay

August 08, 2012 9:20 PM

BY Julie Carlson

Spotted on Desire to Inspire: the home of transplanted San Franciscan Heidi Lender, who packed up her belongings and moved to Garzon, Uruguay, a while back.

To see Lender's photography work, go to Heidi Lender; to see her former flat in SF, go to Steal This Look: Simple San Francisco Kitchen.

Above: Exotic textiles and a silver pouf add color and glimmer to the moody interior.

Above: The living area is anchored by a Nelson pendant light and a pair of midcentury chairs.

Above: Lender bought a vintage O'Keefe and Merrit stove off Craigslist and shipped it to Uruguay.

Above: Brightly colored curtains drape the windows.

Above: Exotic textiles add color to an otherwise neutral space.

Above: Lender bought the vintage sink in San Francisco and shipped it to Uruguay. A wall-mounted crate serves as toilet roll holder.

Above: Gray-washed stucco walls create a sense of calm and keep the interiors cool.