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Monday May 7th, 2012

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sneak peek: luke mortimer

Luke Mortimer spends most of his days working as a visual merchandiser in Melbourne, Australia. But his heart is in a little gold rush town just outside of Castlemaine in Victoria, Australia. It was there that he flexed his interior design muscles and built this little home finished just last year. Luke has dubbed the…

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Monday April 30th, 2012

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Sneak Peek: Adrian and Jason Tuazon-McCheyne

Almost four years ago, after a long tenure of townhouse and apartment living, Adrian and Jason Tuazon-McCheyne moved into this 1930s house in Brunswick West, a suburb north of Melbourne. Moving into a larger space with a backyard was such a wonderful change for them, offering plenty of light as well as space for a…

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Monday April 23rd, 2012

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sneak peek: joshua and jodie steen

To create a home with a clean look that was also comfortable for family living, Joshua and Jodie Steen have spent the last five years cultivating their Williamsburg apartment into a space that they describe as “Brooklyn modern meets mid-century.” Whether it was one of Joshua’s DIY shelving projects or trying 10 different shades of…

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Monday April 16th, 2012

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sneak peek: jill malek

Just one year ago, graphic designer and pattern maker Jill Malek moved with her husband, Vram Malek, and their 2 1/2 year-old son to this Brooklyn Heights apartment, which is on the 22nd floor. Although Jill had lived in New York for ten years, her relationship with the city transformed; she had never lived quite…

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Monday August 22nd, 2011

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sneak peek: amanda + dave from gus*

When Amanda Schuler and Dave Podsiadlo of Gus* chose Mimico, an old neighborhood in the West End of Toronto, as the perfect spot to raise a family, they were attracted to its proximity to downtown, the lakefront and the growing new group of professionals revitalizing the area. (Fun fact: The name Mimico is derived from…

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Monday July 18th, 2011

Monday July 11th, 2011

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sneak peek: amie weitzman’s NYC townhouse

We continue our special double peek with a look at interior designer Amie Weitzman’s NYC brownstone. Amie bought the townhouse in what she calls the Upper Upper West Side five years ago. They did a gut renovation and added some modern elements while maintaining the original brownstone character. They opened up the back of the building…

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Monday May 16th, 2011

Monday April 18th, 2011

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sneak peek: lynne testoni

sneak peek: lynne testoni

Australian wallpaper manufacturer and designer Lynne Testoni of Moore & Moore wallpapers lives in a two-story Victorian terrace house in inner-city Sydney, Australia, with her university-aged daughter, Isabelle. Lynne spent 20 years in food and lifestyle magazines before working in corporate marketing and launching her own business, her most exciting adventure yet —and the scariest!…

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Monday April 4th, 2011

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sneak peek: jess loraas

sneak peek: jess loraas

Photographer Jess Lorass grew up on the Canadian prairies before relocating to Calgary. She moved into this apartment in 2009, after completing a gut renovation to create a more open and seamless flow between the spaces. She hadn’t considered high-rise living before, but the apartment’s location bordering Calgary’s Mission District and the city views sold…

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sneak peek: casa radas / MisMAS

sneak peek: casa radas / MisMAS

Five years ago, Cecile Carré founded MisMAS, an interior design studio, and adopted the concept of interior design for everybody. Based in Barcelona, the company provides a tapas-style “menu” with a lot of “plates” to choose from, depending on your budget. As with Cecile’s own home, “Casa Radas,” MisMAS mixes contemporary design with old things,…

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sneak peek: joel fitzpatrick

sneak peek: joel fitzpatrick

If you’ve read Malcolm Gladwell’s The Tipping Point, you’re probably familiar with the man behind this sneak peek without even knowing it. Joel Fitzpatrick appears in the first few pages of the book, cited as a key visionary in helping bring the Hush Puppies brand back to life. Joel is an entrepreneur, artist, fashion designer,…

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Monday December 6th, 2010

Monday November 22nd, 2010

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sneak peek: angie hranowsky

sneak peek: angie hranowsky

While randomly driving through a neighborhood in her hometown of Charleston, South Carolina, Angie Hranowsky spotted this home with a “for sale” sign. This modern house was unique for traditional Charleston, and Angie immediately called the realtor, but the home had just sold. After the homeowner moved in, Angie knocked on her door and offered…

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