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Current Obsessions: Simplicity Ahead

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Current Obsessions: Simplicity Ahead

April 5, 2014

We’ve been off exploring the subcontinent all week, checking out where Madonna Shops in Mumbai and creating our own Gandhi-Inspired Bedroom and Turmeric Dyed Tablecloth. Next, we’ll be exploring approachable minimalism: think simple (plus warm and livable). Meanwhile, for your weekend amusement, here are a few things we’re loving.

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Above: Asked for his favorite find from the recent Architectural Digest Home Show in NYC, architect Basil Walter singled out this powder-coated circular side table by Eric Trine. Like the looks of its companion chair? See our post Woven Leather Chairs with a West Coast Edge.
  • Sarah and Francesca just got word that London-based jewelry designer Pippa Small is hosting a pop up in New York at LF8 in the East Village from April 5-12. Small, who is also an anthropologist, will be showing her ethically sourced gold from Bolivia, as well as collections made in collaboration with the Mapuche Indians of Chile and the Turquoise Mountain charity in Afghanistan.
  • Dalilah finds these Peg Lights by Gagan Design amusing (and clever). Do you agree? If so, check out this Dan Flavin-Inspired Light from Anthropologie.
  • We’re planning our summer getaways with this guide to the Twenty Best Beach Hotels via Sunset Magazine.
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Above: To cap off our India week, our longtime operations team member Himanshu Kharabe in Pune, India, shared photos of his family’s trip to the Taj Mahal. We hope to join them on their next visit.
  • Is your stash of reusable shopping bags looking a little tatty? Here’s a pleasing new alternative.
  • Admired: Haven’s Kitchen owner Ali Cayne’s simple and refined gallery wall seen on Domino Magazine.
  • A train station in New York undergoes a whimsical renovation via Elle Decor.
  • The 404 Hotel to be filed under: Reasons to visit Nashville, Tennessee, right now.
  • You can never go wrong with avocado toast.
  • Introducing Amenity Home’s younger, more utilitarian sister, VVoods. Like its sibling, VVoods is founded on the principle that everything should be made locally, sustainably, and carefully. These end tables are from the line’s new Wilshire collection.

If you missed our India Song issue, get caught up here. And to see Indian gardens and landscapes—and Learn 10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Indian—go to Gardenista.

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