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Monday June 6th, 2011

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sneak peek: myriam balaÿ-devidal

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After a hectic life in Paris, Myriam Balaÿ-Devidal and her family decided to pack their bags and move to Nîmes. The southern France city known for 200 days of sun a year is located between sea and mountains with close proximity to Provence, and it quickly became the perfect home. The apartment, with spectacular high…

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Monday May 2nd, 2011

Monday February 14th, 2011

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 18th, 2010

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sneak peek: ma mamie hippie

sneak peek: ma mamie hippie

Textile designer Sarah Caniot and photographer Nicolas Grandmaison call the 12th arrondisement of Paris between Bastille and Nation home. Their two-story apartment is only 54m2 (581 sq. ft.) and it provides both living and workspace for Sarah’s line of fun homewares, Ma Mamie Hippie. The apartment was recently renovated and is now completely open with…

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Monday May 3rd, 2010

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sneak peek: gabriel wick and olivier

sneak peek: gabriel wick and olivier

our parisian peek of the day takes us to a napoleonic-era townhouse in the marais, which is home to landscape architect gabriel wick and his partner olivier, who works in communications for a cultural foundation.  three years ago gabriel fell in love at first sight with the space, and nicely, met olivier the same week,…

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Monday April 26th, 2010

Friday March 26th, 2010

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sneak peek: hidden kitchen

sneak peek: hidden kitchen

in new york there are sunday suppers, in baltimore it’s sometimes, and in paris you have hidden kitchen.  it’s all part of this increasing trend towards intimate dinner parties where friends and strangers converge for a memorable meal.  today’s sneak peek takes us into the parisian flat of laura adrian and braden perkins, the creators…

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Monday February 8th, 2010

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sneak peek: catherine taret

sneak peek: catherine taret

catherine taret is a franco-american writer living in paris who works from her home located in the hip neighborhood of les abbesses, montmartre. all i can say is what an inspiring location, space and view to keep the creative juices flowing for catherine’s work on my little paris. the site, created by her friend fany…

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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 December 14th, 2009

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sneak peek: helena amourdedieu

sneak peek: helena amourdedieu

when i first stepped foot in the paris home of helena amourdedieu, i was completely in love.  her home was a regular who’s who of my favorite european designers, with great details tucked around every corner.  helena runs agence violette, a paris-based public relations agency that promotes contemporary craft and design.  she represents a wonderful…

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Monday November 30th, 2009

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sneak peek: ombline de kersabiec

sneak peek: ombline de kersabiec

over the past few months, you may have noticed that many of my sneak peek introductions have involved a discussion of color.  for me it was subconscious, but i must admit that this semester i’ve been taking a class on color as communication in marketing and art, making me hyper aware of the color around…

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Monday November 16th, 2009

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sneak peek: sandrine place

sneak peek: sandrine place

when you walk down the streets of paris you see a sea of black, grey, navy, brown and maybe a dash of red.  street fashion tends to stick to a basic and classic color scheme.  hence, it’s exactly for this reason that i absolutely fell in love with the home of wonderfully creative french stylist,…

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Wednesday June 3rd, 2009

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sneak peek: barbara of atelier lzc

sneak peek: barbara of atelier lzc

it’s no secret that i’m a complete francophile, and when it comes to great french design atelier lzc is on the a-list. barbara zorn is one of the three designers that makes up the studio, and the star behind today’s sneak peek. just like the fun, bold patterns that she creates, i love seeing how…

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Monday June 1st, 2009

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sneak peek: barbara berrada

sneak peek: barbara berrada

french photographer, artist and fashion designer barbara berrada runs the adorable children’s shop les zigouis (which you may remember from this post). in keeping with the french, her taste and styling is impeccable. we’re so happy today to share with you a sneak peek into her gorgeous home in rouen, france (about a hour and…

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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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Tuesday January 13th, 2009

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sneak peek: marieke of treats and treasures

sneak peek: marieke of treats and treasures

today’s special sneak peek comes to us from dutch lawyer-turned-designer/artist, marieke berghuis leewens. you probably know her best from her beautiful journal entries she blogs on treats & treasures. i first met marieke on a trip to amsterdam, but today she is lucky enough to find herself living in paris, while studying design. you can…

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Tuesday May 27th, 2008

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sneak peek: boo and bruno louis of ekobo

sneak peek: boo and bruno louis of ekobo

today’s sneak peek belongs to boo and bruno louis of ekobo/ecology & design. based in france, the company designs and manufactures contemporary, sustainable home accessories from bamboo- working exclusively with fair-trade artisan villages in vietnam to handcraft their products. bruno (the [french] founder) and boo (the [american] product/graphic designer) live in the historic center of…

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Monday April 7th, 2008

Monday March 10th, 2008