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Monday December 19th, 2011

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sneak peek: bryan minnich & katie d’angelo

Creative couple Bryan Minnich and Katie D’Angelo treat their Washington, DC home as part apartment and part studio. Bryan is a graphic designer at ripe, a freelance illustrator and a fan of the Beach Boys, while Katie is the display coordinator at the newly opened Anthropologie in downtown DC, a freelance illustrator and an aspiring lounge…

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Monday December 12th, 2011

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sneak peek: josh & diana of casa de perrin

Josh and Diana Perrin are newlyweds based in Mar Vista, California, who recently combined their skills and opened Casa de Perrin, a boutique rental company that specializes in tabletop decoration and decor (you can see their work in action in the holiday issue of Rue). Josh is a photographer who lived in Russia for five…

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sneak peek: nerissa and peter of the new domestic

Nerissa and Peter live in a little seaside village outside of Vancouver, Canada, surrounded by trees, and the beach is just a couple blocks away. In the wintery months, it’s as if they live in the North Pole, while in the summer, chirping birds fill the beach air. Nerissa is a graphic designer who works…

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Monday November 28th, 2011

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sneak peek: naomi stein of design manifest

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Naomi Stein describes her aesthetic as modern bohemian glamour. She gravitates toward an eclectic look, mixing colors, patterns and time periods. This was Naomi’s first apartment completely alone, without having to factor in a roommate or a boyfriend’s tastes, so she pushed herself to take risks with color, pattern and art. Together with her father,…

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Monday November 21st, 2011

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sneak peek: kate hayes and jack ehrbar

Interior designer Kate Hayes and Jack Ehrbar like a little bit of everything — from Deco to Danish to warm modern — and their Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, home reflects this eclectic mix. Kate feels so lucky to love what she does (she started in women’s wear but found her love of design went beyond the…

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Monday October 17th, 2011

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sneak peek: gretchen jones

Self-made fashion designer Gretchen Jones (with a fashion label by the same name) may call Fort Green Brooklyn home, but she spends most of her time on the streets of the garment district. Her line is heavily influenced by Southwestern Americana meets urban indie girl, and she describes the aesthetic of her home as romantic…

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Monday October 3rd, 2011

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sneak peek: aaron delesie

Photographer Aaron Delesie and his wife, Jennifer, call Santa Ana, California, home but spend half the year traveling the globe to capture beautiful weddings and joyous moments in people’s lives. When not traveling, the couple enjoys relaxing in their loft with their pups. Big fans of entertaining, Aaron and Jennifer set up their home with…

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Monday May 24th, 2010

Monday May 10th, 2010

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sneak peek: andrew and gemma of ingalls photo

sneak peek: andrew and gemma of ingalls photo

when they’re not traveling (and they usually are! they actually worked on this peek from mexico!), andrew and gemma ingalls call this fort greene, brooklyn apartment home. the couple, both photographers, work together. their company, ingalls photography focuses on food, travel and lifestyle images. in addition, gemma has a production companywhich focuses on creative consulting…

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Monday March 1st, 2010

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sneak peek: michael quinn

sneak peek: michael quinn

this glimpse into michael quinn’s carroll gardens, brooklyn apartment showcases a true generosity of spirit – his home is open to friends, animals and things! in addition to working for the well-known mannquin company, rootstein, michael is ever crafting, styling, set designing and event planning! and he is able to put all display experience to…

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Monday February 22nd, 2010

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sneak peek: sibella court

sneak peek: sibella court

imagine that there was a beautiful shop that was more like a gallery, and every three months would take on an entirely new theme, no detail would be left untouched, a 10-color color palette would be chosen, and everything inside would be curated to match. even the color of the front door would change. well,…

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Monday November 2nd, 2009

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sneak peek: trina dalziel

sneak peek: trina dalziel

earlier this fall i was lucky enough to meet talented uk-based illustrator trina dalziel over a fresh croissant and chocolat chaud at a local parisian cafe. it was so fun talking design with her and seeing some of her new work. as soon as she sent over her sneak peek, i thought to myself, i…

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Tuesday July 28th, 2009

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sneak peek: kathryn hunter

sneak peek: kathryn hunter

kathryn hunter of blackbird letterpress calls baton rouge, louisana home. she never thought she’d stay, but loves the town’s mix of politics, colorful history, academia, the lush slow life and art splashed in. her partner david cano (a metal worker) bought the house 7 years ago and did much of the renovations himself. the result…

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Thursday April 23rd, 2009

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sneak peek: xenia taler

sneak peek: xenia taler

ever since i first saw xenia taler‘s home i’ve been craving a mobile of my own. i love how they add a bit of fun and charm to her place, while still feeling sophisticated and appropriate for the space. and as an avid booklover, i’m also thoroughly intrigued by having a dining area completely surrounded…

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Monday March 16th, 2009

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sneak peek: alan the gallant {alex}

sneak peek: alan the gallant {alex}

today’s first sneak peeks give us an inside look at the triple treat behind the barcelona-based multi-talented design and pattern boutique, alan the gallant. alex bedoya makes up the “al” in ALan and heads up the business development side of things. originally from ecuador, alex has lived a bit of a nomadic life with time…

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Monday February 2nd, 2009

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sneak peek: mr. peacock

sneak peek: mr. peacock

you may remember this post with showing off the beautiful decoupage ceiling in home of mr. peacock (aka robert hold- check out his blog here!), but today we have a full sneak peek into his place with lots more great little details. typically the owners behind our peeks are on a quest for natural/day light,…

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Thursday November 6th, 2008

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sneak peek: minor details

sneak peek: minor details

we always love a good tip from our friends telling us about great homes, and we have joanna goddard to thank for giving us the heads up about this carroll gardens 1100sf brownstone apartment of her friend, jennifer ward. jennifer is imagination agent and creative director of minor details, a children’s interior consulting firm focusing…

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Wednesday September 3rd, 2008

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sneak peek: uhuru design

sneak peek: uhuru design

today’s special tuesday sneak peek is into the home of bill hilgendorf and maria cristina rueda (and their cats, as you will see!) of the design + build furniture company uhuru design. their carroll gardens home is a wonderful collaboration showcasing many projects the two have worked on together. thanks to bill and maria for…

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Monday May 5th, 2008

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sneak peek: andrew + heather wagner

sneak peek: andrew + heather wagner

our first sneak peek of the day features the 800-square-foot tribeca loft of andrew and heather wagner. the couple – andrew is the editor in chief of american craft magazine, and heather, a soon to be published author with her book, friend or faux, to be released by quirk books in spring 2009 – was…

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