ISSUE 26  |  Block Party

Current Obsessions: On Vacation

July 05, 2014 9:00 AM

BY Remodelista Team

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The whole summer awaits. Here’s what’s on our radar:

  • Above: Refinery29’s SF editor, Angela Tafoya, makes small-space living look effortless. Photograph by Maria Del Rio for Refinery29. 
  • Like to know where your goods are made? These 17 home brands are all made in America. 
  • Leave shopping stress at the Ikea entrance with seven tips on the best way to navigate the retail giant. 
  • Above: LA design firm Commune teamed up with L’Oeil du Vert to develop a custom Commune Scent (“a fully botanical room fragrance of blossoming California flora, burnt Japanese wood, and a rough touch of Viennese leather”). The Commune Scent Diffuser, which transforms the oil into a cool vapor, is available in vintage Douglas fir or vintage redwood with either bronze or copper accents and frames.
  • Above: Dalilah checked out Mociun, a Williamsburg shop that sells hand-printed clothes and goods for the home, on her trip to NYC last weekend. Photograph by Dalilah Arja.  
  • Take a tour of Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid’s former San Francisco abode. The Pacific Heights Victorian is on the market for the first time since 1995; asking price: $8.9 million. 
  • Above: We’re admiring the sparse look of Kenya Hara’s book, Designing Designin which he talks about teaching design and art directing for Muji. 
  • Alert: Monday is the last day to enter the Remodelista Considered Design Awards. Show us what you’ve got—you stand a chance to win a limited edition Jieldé lamp and a profile post on Remodelista.