Travel treasures: Kelly Wearstler’s offices and boutique in Los Angeles

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How many highlights can you have during one trip? I just know during our BlogTour to LA, this was one of these pinch me moments. Visiting designer Kelly Wearstler's offices and boutique has been very inspiring and mostly, a huge learning. I don't think I have to introduce her, so let's go directly to the pictures from the afternoon we spent …

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Poggenpohl & Gaggenau innovative kitchen design | BlogTourLA sponsor spotlight

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When invited during the BlogTourLA to Poggenpohl's showroom and enjoying a little Octoberfest dinner, we were attending the presentation of new kitchen programs from our sponsors Poggenpohl, Gaggenau and sink and faucet brand Blanco. Images 1 | 2 | 3 | 4  I live in one of the spots with the best culinary culture, seriously, food is outstanding is Catalonia with a huge …

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Mr. Steam – The feel Good Company | BlogTourLA sponsor spotlight

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On our last day in LA we went with the BlogTour gang to a Korean spa in the afternoon relaxing, all generously sponsored by Mr. Steam whose innovative and healthy steam showers we had the chance to visit in the morning. I didn't even know that existed. Yes, I used to go to a steam bath during my fitness years. …

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Heath Ceramics

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This was just another highlight during our BlogTourLA with Modenus. Geraldine suggested a visit to Heath Ceramics and I am so glad Veronika just made it possible! This is going to be a long post! Heath Ceramics has a fantastic showroom in Los Angeles featuring their collections and products from like-minded designer/makers. And you can admire Adam Silverman's workshop and see him work …

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BlogTourLA: Visiting Natural Curiosities

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Natural Curiosities was another great visit Veronika organized  for the Modenus BlogTourLA. Located in a breathtaking former recreation house space, this art house has been most inspiring. Christopher Wilcox and his team of artists and designers are creating all art work in these studios in Los Angeles. We have been lucky enough to get a peek behind the scenes during the creative process …

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Travel treasures: Mecox Gardens or the Californian Style

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On the first day of the BlogTour LA, we visited in the design district several really cool shops. Mecox Gardens was one of the stops where tacos and Margaritas were waiting for us at a most carefully curated shop. For me it represented what I thought could be the Californian style: sun bathed, laid back, eclectic, non conformist and very …

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