Charlotte Makers: Basal Coffee

Basal Coffee opened just a few months ago in Charlotte’s FreeMoreWest neighborhood; it has quickly become one of our favorite spots to grab a unique coffee or host a quick meeting.   Founded by Bryce Lauger and located next to LaCa Projects (a Latin American contemporary art gallery), Basal has already brought fresh energy and... Continue Reading →

The Wanderlist: Piet Boon Bonaire

Piet Boon is a designer based in Amsterdam whom I first learned about from a former co-worker (hi, Jess!).  Boon began his career as a contractor, but found himself in a designer’s dilemma - he was either building beautiful houses that weren’t functional, or building functional houses that weren’t beautiful.  So, in 1982 he founded... Continue Reading →

The Wanderlist: La Bandita Countryhouse

With the Memorial Day holiday weekend quickly approaching, we’re bringing you our Wanderlist blog a day early because - what better way to kick-off a long, luxurious, holiday weekend than daydreaming of a beautiful and peaceful destination? La Bandita Countryhouse is another location that we’ve been lucky enough to stay in personally;  and can’t wait... Continue Reading →

Pampered Pups: Modern Dog Houses

If you’ve seen our Instagram feed recently, you know there’s a new member of the Habitude interior design family - Charley.  At just 17 weeks old, she’s already found herself a job as chief office greeter with coaching from her big brother, Rigley. A new puppy in the house means we have all things dog-related... Continue Reading →

Trending: Scandinavian Design

If you’ve read the United Nations’ recent World Happiness Report, you know that all five Scandinavian countries are in the top 10 countries who are happiest in the world.  The World Happiness Report measures the artfully simple - the average quality of life. But as creatives and designers, we can’t help but think their happiness... Continue Reading →

Charlotte Makers: Sozo Gallery

Sozo Gallery in uptown Charlotte is owned by Hannah Blanton, a force in Charlotte’s local community. She’s channeled that energy and spirit into her contemporary art gallery where she features original artwork from local and national artists.   Hannah and I originally met in yoga teacher training; she became a dear friend - one of... Continue Reading →

The Wanderlist: Peacock Pavilions – Marrakech, Morocco

One thing you should know about me - I absolutely, truly, undoubtedly love travel.  I basically want to see the world. The list of places I’ve been is long, but the list of places I want to see is even longer. That is why I felt passionately about building in regularly-featured Wanderlists to this blog.... Continue Reading →

Charlotte Makers: Suffolk Punch

I’ve called Charlotte home for almost 12 years now. After professional stints in D.C. and L.A., I’ve never lived anywhere as an adult longer than my time in the QC. I love watching the city evolve.  There are so many places popping up that are bringing good design to life. There are people and places... Continue Reading →

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