“The Monocle Guide to Cozy Homes”

Really enjoyed this book, which eschews icy, spacious luxury and celebrates lived-in warmth and often modest SQF. The choices on the first few pages (shown below) are representative of the book’s distinct point of view. (That kitchen towel is telling.)

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Stephen Schenkenberg @schenkenberg