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Monday March 12th, 2012

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sneak peek: husky ranch

Grace Hsiu is a designer for iTunes with a penchant for cooking (Two Dudes, One Pan style), watching the NBA and concocting the perfect Old Fashioned. These days she’s based in Pasadena, California, but her roots are in Virginia Beach, Virginia (the same as our own Grace Bonney!). Her home is dubbed “Husky Ranch” for…

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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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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 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 August 8th, 2011

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sneak peek: crystal ellis of egg collective

Just two weeks ago, we got a little peek into the New Orleans home of Egg Collective designer Hillary Petrie, and today we’re heading north for a look into another Egg Collective home. Crystal Ellis lives in Providence, Rhode Island, where she just finished an MFA in sculpture at RISD. During her time at school,…

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Monday February 14th, 2011

Monday January 3rd, 2011

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sneak peek: sam horine

sneak peek: sam horine

Sam Horine is a freelance photographer based in New York. He and his wife, Robin Wellington, and cat, Franklin, moved into this 500-square-foot apartment in the South Slope/Windsor Terrace area of Brooklyn four years ago. At the time, it was a complete mess, with an overgrown yard filled with trash and walls in every hideous pastel…

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Monday June 21st, 2010

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sneak peek: lauren bradshaw

sneak peek: lauren bradshaw

lauren bradshaw and her husband of four years, joey, moved into this 1925 crafsman-style home in the thornton park neighborhood of downtown orlando last fourth of july. lauren has been a life long crafter, who began creating needle-felted birds three years ago, while joey is a musician and photographer. both have strong opinions on design…

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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 January 4th, 2010

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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Monday September 14th, 2009

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sneak peek: maya marzolf of le grenier

sneak peek: maya marzolf of le grenier

maya marzolf opened le grenier in greenpoint, brooklyn just before summer. the store is filled with antiques – both rustic and industrial – as well as a mix of newer housewares, but somehow everything seems to mesh perfectly thanks to maya’s well-refined personal aethetic, which was honed when she worked as fashion photography producer. maya…

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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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Monday March 16th, 2009

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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Monday December 8th, 2008

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sneak peek: catherine weis

sneak peek: catherine weis

we first fell in love with the home of catherine weis with her beautiful painted floor – the grand prize winner in the lena corwin printing by hand contest.  today catherine – a packaging designer for old navy and freelance designer – and her husband brett open the doors to their pattern and light-filled oakland,…

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Friday November 14th, 2008

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sneak peek: dolan geiman

sneak peek: dolan geiman

it won’t take you long to figure out that dolan geiman‘s chicago place isn’t what we typically feature in our sneak peeks. but looking through his images and reading through his descriptions felt like i was unlocking a treasure chest full of great stories and memories into the world of dolan geiman. it’s funny to…

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