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Monday March 21st, 2011

Monday September 20th, 2010

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sneak peek: lila & tom

sneak peek: lila & tom

Kathleen Boonen is half Belgian and half Dutch, a stylist and a former editor for Vogue and Elle, and Jan Donhardt is a German who grew up in Ibiza and provides the entrepreneurial vision behind the couple’s agency, Lila & Tom. The two met in the south of France and together gave birth to Lila…

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Monday August 23rd, 2010

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sneak peek: ramin shamshiri of commune

sneak peek: ramin shamshiri of commune

catalina is the home of ramin shamshiri, founding partner at commune, and his wife, donna langley, co-chair of universal pictures, and their son paolo. ramin and donna’s spanish-style home in los angeles’ los feliz neigborhood was designed to take into the family’s eclectic taste into account while also honoring the existing style of the home….

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Monday August 2nd, 2010

Monday January 25th, 2010

Monday December 14th, 2009

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sneak peek: laura aviva

sneak peek: laura aviva

laura aviva was born and raised in los angeles to two intrepid travelers who instilled in her a lifelong obsession with travel. after living in barcelona, then working as an event producer in los angeles, she moved to nyc in 2000 where she held the position of creative director for travel + leisure magazine for…

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Wednesday October 28th, 2009

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sneak peek: twig & fig

sneak peek: twig & fig

suzie mckig of twig & fig describes her home in north berkeley, california as “euro-village style.” really, i think she’s spot on with that description. you feel like you’re off gallivanting in europe, rather than in the hills of berkley. it probably helps too that her place is a 2-story spanish style home, built in…

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Monday September 14th, 2009

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sneak peek: john murphy

sneak peek: john murphy

the design*sponge team have all been fans of john murphy‘s photographs – housed in his trademark ornate frames hand-finished in punchy colors – for some time now! so it’s such a thrill to get a look into his philly home! just three years ago, john and family moved outside of the city proper to a…

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Monday June 22nd, 2009

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sneak peek: elephant props

sneak peek: elephant props

i’m totally in love with the homes of michele michael (freelance editor and prop stylist behind elephant props) and patrick moore (furniture designer and children’s book author and illustrator). today’s sneak peek gives a great look into their two homes: a brooklyn apartment and maine getaway (more about the two places at the end of…

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Monday April 6th, 2009

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sneak peek: oscar and emma

sneak peek: oscar and emma

when my karly depew (of oscar and emma) and her husband, judd, moved to columbus, ohio from boston they knew they knew needed to be an area with downtown charm – historic german village with its brick streets lined with gas lamps was just the place for them. when house shopping there was long list…

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Monday March 9th, 2009

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sneak peek: katrina markoff

sneak peek: katrina markoff

not only does katrina markoff run grace’s favorite chocolate company – vosges haut chocolat – she also happens to have a fantastic home. the chicago based chocolatier chooses every ingredient that goes into her confectionery artistry (that she learned at le cordon bleu in france!). her cooking has taken her around the world, and clearly…

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Monday March 2nd, 2009

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sneak peek: alissa and ryan of shop horne

sneak peek: alissa and ryan of shop horne

if you’ve ever checked out the online boutique horne, it will be no surprise to you that this incredible sneak peek belongs to alissa parker and ryan walker, the pair behind the beautiful shop. the two describe themselves as complete home-bodies, loving to curl up with a good movie and some pine street pizza.  therefore,…

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Monday January 5th, 2009

Friday December 19th, 2008

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sneak peek: brie harrison

sneak peek: brie harrison

our special friday sneak peek is home to london-based, textile designer brie harrison who just launched her new website. the shop portion of her site is still to come, but you can find her work featured in the pages mike perry’s new catalog of hand-drawn pattern, over and over. judging from her cards below, i can’t wait to…

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Monday December 8th, 2008

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sneak peek: diane crespo and karin schaefer

sneak peek: diane crespo and karin schaefer

today’s second sneak peek comes to us from filmmaker diane crespo and artist karin schaefer, who own acorn, a brooklyn toy shop featuring beautiful handmade toys that highlight imagination. i’m loving their brooklyn heights home for its warmness and all the stories tied up in goods they’ve acquired over the years. you can find all…

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Thursday October 30th, 2008

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sneak peek: heather taylor

sneak peek: heather taylor

all week heather taylor has been doing a wonderful job as our guest blogger sharing bits of her style and a fresh taste of LA. so as she continues to share a couple more posts this week, we thought it only appropriate to share a sneak peek of her LA home she shares with boyfriend…

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