Everyday I'm Cactusing.

Going through some photos from 2014, I realized that I never shared these images of a super fun install at the VEDA store. Inspired by a futuristic-style "grow room," we decided to fill the loft space inside the store with all types of plants and glowy purple lights. If I could live up there I probably would! We also made some updates to the display pedestals, and custom-built a new cash-wrap along with my partner in crime, Daniel Grady Faires (aka Dan Made).

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Coco Nuts.

Coconut is one of my all-time favorite scents & flavors of summer.

Here are some yummy looking recipes starring coco's, along with a few bits of interior inspiration thrown into the mix. Click links for recipes!

Put the love in the coconut pillow by Castle

Put the love in the coconut pillow by Castle

Coconut chairs by George Nelson for Herman Miller

Coconut chairs by George Nelson for Herman Miller

Coconut water vodka cocktail. Yum. I love a pink drink!

Coconut water vodka cocktail. Yum. I love a pink drink!

The Planthunter.

I feel down the internet rabbithole the other day, and found this little gem.

In their own words, "The Planthunter is an online magazine devoted to celebrating plants and the varied ways humans interact with them. Plants have been inspiring, feeding, sustaining and soothing humans for aeons. The Planthunter documents and celebrates these connections."

Who can argue with pictures as pretty as these?

S P A C E D O U T / By The Sea.

Here's a room I designed, inspired by summer living by the sea!

I chose a slightly minty-white color for the walls, imagining this would reflect beautifully any blue-ish tones of water & sky outside. I started with a base of layered rugs in different patterns and textures like jute, cotton and hide. Then added in furniture & objects in cool, natural shades, with a few bright bits of turquoise colored of recycled glass.

See you at the beach!

Clockwise from top left: Farrow & Ball paint in Cabbage White. Bamboo light fixture at Bodie and Fou. Layered rugs, all from One King's Lane. White sofa and recycled green glass at abc carpet & home. Sheepskin pillows, here. Woven leather & copper chairs by Eric Trine. Free form teak wood coffee table, Kathy Kuo Home. Ceramic objects on table by Fort Standard for 1882.

Clockwise from top left: Farrow & Ball paint in Cabbage White. Bamboo light fixture at Bodie and Fou. Layered rugs, all from One King's Lane. White sofa and recycled green glass at abc carpet & home. Sheepskin pillows, here. Woven leather & copper chairs by Eric Trine. Free form teak wood coffee table, Kathy Kuo Home. Ceramic objects on table by Fort Standard for 1882.

All White All Day.

Summer is synonymous with a cooling, cleansing palette of white layered on white. Here's a round up of some of my favorite all-white (ok, mainly white ;) interiors.

For a daily dose of inspirational images like these & more, you can find Spaced Out on Instagram!

Swingers.

Does 3 sightings make a trend? Indoor swings happening now.

#Refbabe on a #Refswing. My beautiful friend & Ref founder, Yael Aflalo, swinging at Reformation headquarters.

#Refbabe on a #Refswing. My beautiful friend & Ref founder, Yael Aflalo, swinging at Reformation headquarters.

Interior designer Sally Breer in her LA office. I adore with her work space. Full story on Sous Style.

Interior designer Sally Breer in her LA office. I adore with her work space. Full story on Sous Style.

Room for two. Athena Calderone and Elisabeth Holder of Laduree swing inside Holder's mod-Pop home, seen on Eye Swoon.

Room for two. Athena Calderone and Elisabeth Holder of Laduree swing inside Holder's mod-Pop home, seen on Eye Swoon.

Eskayel X S P A C E D O U T for Playland Motel.

So excited that the Playland Motel suite I designed in collaboration with Shanan Campanaro and the rest of the Eskayel team has been featured in the new issue of NY Mag's Design Hunting! Also here are some outtakes of our process and the finished product.

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A detail from a nightstand in the bedroom.

A detail from a nightstand in the bedroom.

Pattern on pattern on pattern!

Pattern on pattern on pattern!

Cinder block production line.

Cinder block production line.

Getting our first glimpse of the custom daybed cushions being upholstered in Eskayel 'Braganza' fabric. We then painted this vintage daybed frame, found on Craigslist, in a glossy white paint that makes it fresh & modern. Love the graphic triangle shaped legs!!

Getting our first glimpse of the custom daybed cushions being upholstered in Eskayel 'Braganza' fabric. We then painted this vintage daybed frame, found on Craigslist, in a glossy white paint that makes it fresh & modern. Love the graphic triangle shaped legs!!

Detail shot of the handmade wall hanging we created for the bedroom.

Detail shot of the handmade wall hanging we created for the bedroom.

The shell chandelier goes up in the bedroom!

The shell chandelier goes up in the bedroom!

Nick & Shanan put some staples in our custom made headboard. We designed and built this ourselves.

Nick & Shanan put some staples in our custom made headboard. We designed and built this ourselves.

Detail of the custom made lucite wall boxes, mounted on Eskayel 'L'eckwa' wallpaper in the living room. The wall boxes are filled with sand that we gathered from the beach at Rockaway.

Detail of the custom made lucite wall boxes, mounted on Eskayel 'L'eckwa' wallpaper in the living room. The wall boxes are filled with sand that we gathered from the beach at Rockaway.

Kaya napping! A bench we built in the living room using cinder blocks, with a wood top covered in sheepskin.

Kaya napping! A bench we built in the living room using cinder blocks, with a wood top covered in sheepskin.

In the kitchen: A detail from the art wall features a vintage Rockaway Beach postcard found on Ebay, and pages taken from 80's surf mags.

In the kitchen: A detail from the art wall features a vintage Rockaway Beach postcard found on Ebay, and pages taken from 80's surf mags.

Side table scenario & daybed in the living room.

Side table scenario & daybed in the living room.

Some weirdos with pineapples on their heads ;). We had so much fun designing our Playland Motel suite. Room 10 is available for booking now on the Playland Motel website!

Some weirdos with pineapples on their heads ;). We had so much fun designing our Playland Motel suite. Room 10 is available for booking now on the Playland Motel website!