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Printy’s secret to a layered look? Mixing block-printed, plaid and animal prints with soothing solids for a varied but harmonious feel.

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A custom dining table reflects the original wood ceiling and chandelier.

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Family heirlooms and two spindle chairs from an aunt are incorporated.

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Fresh seascapes are a nod to the family’s surfer lifestyle.

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The master bed is the star of the room with handprinted fabric from Katie Leede & Company.

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A garden view brings in the light with a drapery-free window.

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Pops of bright-blue velvet enliven the home’s darker hues. 

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The kitchen’s traditional touches include vintage art and lamps.

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Prints Charming

Lamar Anderson | October 19, 2016 | Lifestyle Story Shopping National

Cult candle purveyor Diptyque is branching out: The Parisian scentmaker will debut a trio of textile-based goods this fall. The limited-edition line consists of a pouch ($45), tote ($58) and pillow cover ($90) in several bold, Instagram-worthy prints. Designed by illustrator Charlotte Gastaut using linen sourced from Western Flanders, the fabrics harken back to a set of in-house creations devised by Diptyque’s founders at the original Boulevard Saint-Germain store. The geometric patterns—in royal blue, sea green and oriental red—have the woven, antiquish look of prized vintage finds, as though they’d just been rediscovered in some forgotten 5th Arrondissement storage room (but in a good way). Town & Country Village, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, 650.665.7128

Originally published in the September issue of Silicon Valley

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