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best of: fonts in homes

by Amy Azzarito


One of my favorite things about looking through the sneak peek archives is spotting similarities in some very different homes, such as books, gallery walls and type! Whether three-dimensional letters or prints with a typographical emphasis, there are a lot of fonts in sneak peeks! In honor of today’s font theme, I picked 25 of my absolute favorites. I hope you enjoy them! β€” Amy A.

Image above: Sibella Court’s Australian home.


Image above: Letters from Mike Perry’s Saatchi and Saatchi project.


Image above: Stencils in the New York City home of Susan and William Brinson.


Image above: Letters from the Tate Modern painted a bright pink to contrast with the dark mantle in Gemma Ahren’s home in Leigh-on-Sea, England.


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Image above: Chalkboard in New Hampshire from Sneak Peek: EmersonMade.


Type art in home of Fossil art director Shay Ometz.


Image above: Letters and a vintage bus stop sign in the New York apartment of Susan and William Brinson.


Image above: Brooklyn apartment of Joel Holland.


Image above: The “R” lamp in RocΓ­o Fueyo’s apartment in Spain came from a company that changed its name and threw away the old letters.


Image above: Number stools in Absolute Zero Degree’s U.K. live/work space.


Image above: The stainless steel “R” in Ryan Humphrey’s apartment in Jackson Heights, Queens, was rescued from the dumpster.


Image above: Print in the Brooklyn apartment of Swissmiss’ Tina Roth Eisenberg.


Image above: Katie Kirk’s illustration hangs above her bed in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Image above: Letters on Vanessa Dina’s mantle in San Francisco.


Image above: The rabbit hutch in Kristen Stocks’ Brooklyn apartment.


Image above: Sign on the office door of Jill Malek’s Brooklyn home.


Image above: Hatch Show Print hanging in the Gilah Press Baltimore studio.


Image above: Letters bring a pop of color to to Emma Cassi’s white living room in London.


Image above: Listening station at the Hammerpress Studio in Kansas City.


Image above: A found “B” hangs above the bed in Barb Blair’s South Carolina home.


Image above: French vocabulary shower curtain in Alissa and Jan’s Greenpoint, Brooklyn, apartment.


Image above: Hand-sewn artwork by Rachel Castle above the bed in Kelly Doust’s Sydney, Australia, home.


Image above: Teresa Grow found the huge “E” at the Pasadena City College flea market in Los Angeles.


Image above: In New York City, Sophie Blackall made this quilt out of 19th-century bed sheets. Each square has a line from a poem, song or book that means something to her.


Image above: Sarah made this bus blind for her kitchen in Australia after spotting a similar one out of her price range in a boutique.

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