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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 October 26th, 2009

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sneak peek: rosy levy

sneak peek: rosy levy

south american born rosy levy is a self-proclaimed aspiring designer and wanna-be architect “when she grows up.” there is a standing joke in the household that her husband cannot leave town for more than three days because he’ll come back to something that has changed.  still, her husband of 20 years and two teenage kids…

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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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Monday August 31st, 2009

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sneak peek: maxine sutton

sneak peek: maxine sutton

it’s hard to picture 80 teenagers gallivanting around the beautiful home of embroidery and textile designer maxine sutton, but that was the scene last weekend for the celebration of her son’s 16th birthday. luckily the gorgeous home is still in one piece. maxine, her husband and their three kids moved into this c.1840 early victoria…

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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

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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Monday October 20th, 2008

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sneak peek: abigail ahern

sneak peek: abigail ahern

i still can’t get over how natural abigail ahern looks in her ahhhh-mazing home. doesn’t she just look like she belongs in the photo above? this british stylist and interior designer (and soon to be author) seriously knows what she’s doing and how to bring her own personal style to her projects. i’m loving her…

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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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Friday November 9th, 2007

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sneak peek: amy sedaris

sneak peek: amy sedaris

there is so much incredible content that was intended for the house & garden website that won’t be making it on the site. rather than continue to cry about it, i figured i should share some of it here. one of my co-workers sent over these shots of actress, author and hostess extraordinare amy sedaris‘…

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Thursday August 9th, 2007

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mod green pod

mod green pod

today i’m thrilled to share a sneak peek into the home of nancy mims, the designer behind mod green pod. her home is beautiful so i thought i’d like the photos (and nancy’s words) speak for themselves. thanks to nancy for sharing her home with us! [“My depression-era Austin, Texas bungalow is outfitted in an…

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