Weekend Links


Weekend Links March | FrenchByDesign

Happy Friday! It’s really starting to feel like Spring here in San Francisco, and the energy of the new season is in the air. I’m getting ready to travel for the book very soon, so stay tuned for upcoming adventures! This weekend, we’re installing a closet space, so we should be out of boxes very…

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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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A charming family home in Copenhagen


A family home in Copenhagen | FrenchByDesign

When Helle, Alrum boutique owner, and René, IT consultant, found this 84-square-meter Copenhagen apartment, they instantly knew it had the bones and potential for the perfect family home. Using color, photography, and industrial and thrifted elements, they have created a cosy space full of charm and personality. Helle has a simple interior design rule : if it…

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Ode to plywood : the Islington maisonette


Ode to plywood : The Islington Maisonette - French By Design

Situated in a conservation area of Islington, a district in greater London, this Victorian residence has been gloriously reconfigured and extended to create a spacious, light and modern family home by Larissa Johnston Architects, a young architectural and design studio based in London, UK. A  plywood ‘box’ has been inserted into the main space and has been…

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