Shopping Trip: Diseno

There are a few really wonderful home decor boutiques here in Boston, many in the artsy SoWa district of the South End. Diseño is one of my favorites. Frank Campanale was inspired to open the boutique  after an extended trip to South America back in 2001, during which he stayed for a week each in Brazil, Argentina, Peru and Chile. Moved by the contrast of daily life in Third World countries and the richness of the culture, he travels there often to source treasures for the shop.

His most recent expedition was to Guatemala just two weeks ago. Intrigued by my recent spurt of Instagram photos (glad to know somebody out there loves them!), he invited me over, curious to see how his products, which range from delicious blankets to earthy pots to cowhide rugs in cutting edge colors, would translate with the app. Here are the results. I like them; he did too. What do you think?

 

 

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5 Responses to Shopping Trip: Diseno

  1. You captured the colors, textures, warmth and style of the collection in a whole different and totally enjoyable way. Thanks!

  2. want to check out this beautiful store the next time i head to boston. and love your blog and your pins on pinterest. you provide me with so much inspiration-thank you!!!-molly ruth

  3. sydney

    Wow – finally a home decor place that is not selling the same things everyone else is! A definite visit is on the way.Keep buying Frank, you have a great eye for decor that is simple, handsome
    , exciting and unusual.

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