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A renovated Berlin studio


Food Stories Berlin Studio | French By Design

I’ve been following Nora and Laura from Food Stories on Instagram for a long time. Nora wears the food-stylist hat, and Laura handles the photography, and both curate Food Stories, a blog and Instagram feed dedicated to sharing gluten-free cakes and recipes. Recently, Nora and Laura decided to expand their Instagram presence with Design Tales, a feed dedicated…

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Color to watch : Pantone’s Kale


Kale Color of the Year 2017 | FrenchByDesign

Everyone is posting about Greenery as the color for 2017, but its pal, Pantone’s Kale, another color projected to be hot in Spring 2017, suffers from a shortage of mentions. It’s a shame, because between the 2 shades, Kale easily wins my vote. Softer and more ‘earthy’ than the limey Greenery everyone is raving about, Kale…

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No strings attached


Art on floor Trend | French By Design

Here is a simple idea that I keep seeing trending everywhere, and is super easy to copy cat: art and frames on the floor. Instead of spending hours trying to find the perfect spot for your framed art, mirrors, or vintage frames, why not just display them on the floor laying against a wall. I…

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A light-filled Malmo apartment


A Malmo Apartment | French By Design

When Nadia and Peter had their first child, they realized their former apartment was too small and decided to temporarily rent this 179 square meter apartment on the fourth floor of a beautiful building overlooking the rooftops of the city of Malmö, Sweden. Nadia and Peter thought that it would be a temporary solution but today, six years later,…

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