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Monday December 5th, 2011

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sneak peek: andrea bricco

Photographer Andrea Bricco grew up in small-town Wisconsin, but these days, she calls the fashion district of downtown Los Angeles home. With a love of Danish designs, Andrea calls her style “modern vintage,” with clean pops of color and a bit of grit thrown in. Despite being a loft, her space is not huge, and…

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Monday September 12th, 2011

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sneak peek: kimi weart and paul galloway

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Kimi Weart and Paul Galloway are a creative couple of artists. Kimi owns A Printable Press, which creates customized print-ready stationery, and runs the blog Field Papers, while Paul works in MOMA’s design and architecture department. When they learned they were expecting, they knew they needed to find a larger place. They came across this two-bedroom…

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Monday August 1st, 2011

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sneak peek: juliet gorman & elliott malkin

Ceramicist and jewelry designer Juliet Gorman and interaction designer Elliott Malkin live in a Brooklyn apartment that spans two floors, enabling the couple to feel like they’re living in a tree house. The building has a storied past — jazz musician Slide Hampton once lived in the building, and saxophone player Eric Dolphy supposedly composed…

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Monday May 23rd, 2011

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sneak peek: maayan pearl

sneak peek: maayan pearl

Maayan Pearl is a multi-disciplinary designer who moved to New York to attend Cooper Union; these days, she works as a graphic designer for Bloomberg BusinessWeek magazine. After graduating, she relocated to Brooklyn with her boyfriend, David. Since their move three years ago, they’ve been working to replace dorm-style furniture with a mix of thrift…

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Monday May 2nd, 2011

Monday April 4th, 2011

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sneak peek: raymond biesinger and elizabeth hudson

sneak peek: raymond biesinger and elizabeth hudson

Illustrator Raymond Biesinger and his clothing/accessories-designer wife, Elizabeth Hudson, recently moved across country from Edmonton to Montreal, Canada. Towing only what they wanted in a U-Haul, the move was a good excuse for a fresh start with their furniture. While Raymond’s style takes the path of least resistance — utilitarianism, minimalism and efficiency — Elizabeth…

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sneak peek: lauren shields

sneak peek: lauren shields

When prop stylist Lauren Shields started decorating her apartment in Park Slope Brooklyn, the endeavor initially operated as one large testing ground for craft projects. Her job has her constantly pounding the pavement looking for interesting objects and learning new tricks and techniques for achieving things on set. Her goal for her home was to create…

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Monday March 21st, 2011

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sneak peek: sarah shreves

sneak peek: sarah shreves

We’re starting off the day with the Los Angeles home of artist, stylist and photographer Sarah Shreves. Sarah moved into this house with three of her best friends just six months ago. Initially the space felt dark, cramped and dirty. Out came the paintbrushes and every wall was painted a different shade of gray. With…

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Monday September 20th, 2010

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sneak peek: jen altman {park slope}

sneak peek: jen altman {park slope}

We’ve already been lucky enough to feature the home of the talented Jen Altman twice (here and here). But this summer she packed up the family and said farewell to Omaha, Nebraska, to call Park Slope, Brooklyn, home. I must admit, I’m in complete awe that Jen was able put this place together in only…

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Monday August 30th, 2010

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sneak peek: joel holland

sneak peek: joel holland

joel holland has called brooklyn home for over 10 years now, and most of it has been spent in this apartment in one form or another. he’s dreamt of having an office with a door like the ones described in the fountainhead: “joel holland, hand-letterer/illustrator/pizza maker” in gold leaf on frosted glass. but he likes…

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Monday August 9th, 2010

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sneak peek: annemoon van steen

sneak peek: annemoon van steen

one of my favorite ways to discover new artists and designers is through going through our sneak peek archives and looking at real homes. i came across freelance illustrator and designer annemoon van steen thanks to a peek into the home of joyce de lange. annemoon works from her home in utrect where she’s lived…

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Monday June 14th, 2010

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sneak peek: gold teeth brooklyn

sneak peek: gold teeth brooklyn

jesse and alex moved to new york in the same week in august of 2006,  met while working at the same restaurant, became friends and two years later started dating. this is their first home together and a compromise of their two aesthetics and personalities.  jesse teamed up with her good friend emily to start…

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Thursday June 3rd, 2010

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sneak peek: lauren nelson

sneak peek: lauren nelson

lauren nelson is a prop stylist and interior designer who dabbles with art and currently lives in cambridge, massachusetts with her fiance gabe. the two moved to massachusetts from california with nothing but their clothes, bikes, books and a handful of things they just couldn’t live without (quite opposite to the life of a prop…

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Monday April 26th, 2010

Monday March 8th, 2010

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sneak peek: marianne van ooij

sneak peek: marianne van ooij

ever since dutch designer marianne van ooij and her husband moved to new york, they’ve called this brooklyn apartment home. marianne is not a fan of too much color or clutter (and would have their home emptier if possible), but it’s about striking a balance with her husband, who is the opposite and prefers bright…

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Monday March 1st, 2010

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sneak peek: danielle deboe

sneak peek: danielle deboe

looking at the home of danielle deboe – a former furniture and home accessories buyer as well as former visual manager for anthropologie – you’d never know she just moved into this home over the holidays and has lived in 8 places in 7 years.  these days she owns her own store, room service,  and…

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