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Monday November 15th, 2010

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sneak peek: pernille picherit

sneak peek: pernille picherit

Danish designer Pernille Picherit lives in France with her French husband Olivier and their two children, Arthur, 7, and Célia, 4. When the couple first visited this French farmhouse 60 km from Paris, they never thought, “wow, this is our dream house,” but Olivier loved the huge garden and easy access to Paris, while Pernille…

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Monday October 4th, 2010

Monday July 12th, 2010

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clean slate living

clean slate living

yesterday when i was picking up some flowers, i ended up having a long conversation with the florist about how designers who are known for their love of bright color and pattern often have very clean, minimalist homes. he was really surprised (and disappointed), but i was trying to explain that it’s often the simplest…

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Monday May 24th, 2010

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sneak peek: nineteen seventy three

sneak peek: nineteen seventy three

emma and james emmerson of greeting card and stationery publisher 1973 moved into this victorian house in brighton, england in january 2009.  they purchased it from a 74 year old woman who had lived there with her mother for thirty years, so, needless to say, the house needed a lot of love. after 18 months…

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Monday April 12th, 2010

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sneak peek: sandra haischberger of feinedinge

sneak peek: sandra haischberger of feinedinge

sandra haischberger is the talented designer behind feinedinge, a line a beautiful porcelain vases and home accessories.  today we’re thrilled to have a look inside her austrian home and studio.  she, her husband wolfgang, and their 6-year old daughter lili moved into their flat in vienna’s 5th district in 2007.  the building dates back to…

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Monday April 5th, 2010

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sneak peek: yvette laduk

sneak peek: yvette laduk

dutch designer yvette laduk works and meets clients from her waterfront home, so she likes to joke that she lives inside her own portfolio. when she and her partner bas, a contractor, first found this bungalow in alphen aan de rijn, netherlands, they knew it had potential. with their combined design expertise, yvette and bas gutted…

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Monday March 15th, 2010

amy azzarito, interior design, sneak peeks by 44

sneak peek: rosetta santucci

sneak peek: rosetta santucci

painter rosetta santucci lives with her husband, their two boys and labradoodle, Banjo in this home in footscray, (just outside of melbourne) australia. rosetta’s background in costume for film and television along with her passion for textiles has deeply influenced her painting style. as someone who used to bemoan the white walls in rental apartments,…

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Monday March 8th, 2010

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sneak peek: asia gwis

sneak peek: asia gwis

three years ago graphic designer asia gwis and her husband sebastian (and 2 dogs and 3 cats) found this amazing 80 year old former schoolhouse in the countryside of poland. they moved it to warsaw where they restored it. the exterior remains an old, black cottage, but they’ve designed everything on the inside themselves, and…

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Monday February 8th, 2010

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sneak peek: bridgette comazzi + ivan duval

sneak peek: bridgette comazzi + ivan duval

welcome to the parisian home of the creative couple bridgette comazzi (creative director of the crave-worthy fashion brand comptoir des cotonniers) and ivan duval (part of the duo behind the quirky, clever line, atyypk).  they’ve been in this traditional haussmann style apartment in the 10th arrondisement of paris – along with their twin 10 year…

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Monday January 11th, 2010

Thursday December 10th, 2009

Tuesday November 17th, 2009

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sneak peek: anne lise kjaer

sneak peek: anne lise kjaer

scandinavian born trend forcaster anne lise kjaer lives and works from her 4 bedroom victorian house in north london’s highgate. her company, kjaer global, works with an internationally recognized client base with wide reach. as someone savvy to social trends, it’s fascinating to see today’s wonderful peek into her home and the ways she has…

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Tuesday October 20th, 2009

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sneak peek: hetta

sneak peek: hetta

erika and patrik mörn run hetta – a beautiful and clever homewares line out of stockholm (erika is the designer and patrik takes care of the business side of things). i’m so happy that today we’re able to travel to sweden for sneak peek into their home which feels so swedish (without feeling like an…

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Monday July 27th, 2009

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sneak peek: elisabeth dunker

sneak peek: elisabeth dunker

for our final sneak peek of the day we’re traveling to sweden to the home of stylist/photographer elisabeth dunker. she is the founder of lula, a multi-disciplinary art and design partnership. but these days finds her self freelancing as a stylist and photographer with interior design and fashion, and most of her time is devoted…

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Thursday April 23rd, 2009

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sneak peek: caroline gomez

sneak peek: caroline gomez

i’m completely loving the home of french designer caroline gomez (you may remember her best by her spoons)- clean and white, yet so colorful at the same time! the former factory provided the perfect shell for caroline to incorporate her love for 1950s scandinavian design sensibilities. make sure you click the jump to catch the…

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Monday March 23rd, 2009

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sneak peek: katarina andersson

sneak peek: katarina andersson

today’s final peek belongs to katarina andersson, who is a co-owner and designer at HAPPYsthlm. katarina lives with husband frank and daughter liv in a beautiful 18th century home in central stockholm. built in 1750, katarina’s home originally functioned as a wood workshop until 1990, giving it its industrial feel. i’m totally envious of katarina’s…

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Monday February 16th, 2009

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sneak peek: bjorg juto

sneak peek: bjorg juto

i always love when we get to look into homes around the world and unexpected places. today we’re traveling to the home of the very talented icelandic product designer, björg juto. her family has been in the apartment for two years now, slowly remodeling it to their taste. it’s a wonderful blend of her background…

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sneak peek: farmer’s market (iceland)

sneak peek: farmer’s market (iceland)

farmers market is an icelandic design company, founded in 2005 by designer bergthora gudnadottir and musician joel palsson (check out their feature in the regional roundup: iceland). their work utilizes the unique icelandic wool, and other raw natural materials to create a line of multifunctional clothing and accessories, practical for all aspects of life. the line draws from…

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Monday February 9th, 2009

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sneak peek: cathy + erik

sneak peek: cathy + erik

today’s second stellar sneak peek comes to us from swedish designer cathy gedda westrell and her fiance erik. their williamsburg, brooklyn home in is a small, restored bakery and the bakery was actually active up until the construction started. both being from sweden (a country that’s dark 7 months of the year) they knew they needed…

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