Stay Lokal


Lokal Hotel Philadelphia | FrenchByDesign

Welcome to Lokal, a soon-to-open boutique hotel in Old City, Philadelphia. Co-founders Chad and Courtney Ludeman designed Lokal for both short and long term guests :  the 6 guests rooms offer living rooms, separate bedrooms, full kitchens, and utilities [washer and dryer]. Lokal founders hired Jersey Ice Cream Co to design the space and sourced vintage furniture and reclaimed…

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Weekend Bedroom | FrenchByDesign

Oh, hello weekend! I’ve been working like a mad woman all week, unboxing close to 80 boxes, and we’re almost completely installed – minus a closet area that still needs shelving and clothing racks installed – so Mister and I are still living in our suitcases. All should be installed and unpacked by mid week,…

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Make this : wall storage organizer


Make this | DIY wall storage organizer - FrenchByDesign

I came across this DIY and wanted to share it because I think it’s simple and brilliant. Similar to the iconic Uten.Silo by Vitra, but at a fraction of the cost, this wall organizer frees up drawer space in your office or your kitchen. Pretty clever, isn’t it? The full tutorial can be found here. Photography…

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A chic and eclectic flat in Paris


Sandra Benhamou Parisian Flat | FrenchByDesign

Oh hey, I’m back, still crawling under moving boxes, but at least, it’s unpacking time! I’ll start sharing pictures as soon as our new home looks like a home and not a war zone. I’ve missed being around here and I’m glad to be back in this creative space. Today, we’re visiting a dreamy home,…

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