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Monday August 15th, 2011

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sneak peek: laura terp hansen

I never tire of peeking at Scandinavian-styled homes. There’s always that tacit acknowledgement of the importance of light and color in the big windows, white walls and bright accent pieces. Stella magazine founder Laura Terp Hansen lives in this Copenhagen apartment with her boyfriend and architect, Jesper Roth, who added a second floor and built a…

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Monday July 25th, 2011

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sneak peek: sverrir & berglind mari

Iceland is the most beautiful place I have visited. Hands down. And honestly, after a weekend of soaring temperatures in Brooklyn, I’m thrilled to just type the word ice. It’s such a treat to peek inside a home in Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavík. Sverrir Asgeirsson and Berglind Mari Valdemarsdóttir have lived in this home in for…

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Monday June 13th, 2011

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sneak peek: emma jane noren

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Emma Jane Noren is a Swedish photographer based in London. She shares her lovely factory-converted flat with her property developer/actor partner, Ricky, who renovated the flat. They worked together to make a comfortable, open and cool living space, softening up the industrial look by mixing old with new. The light-filled space not only provides a…

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Monday June 6th, 2011

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sneak peek: ivan hvam hvam

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This morning we travel to Aarhus, Denmark, to the home of multi-disciplinary art director, Ivan Hvam Hvam. With his work spanning visual identities such as CrossEyes — a new brand of eyewear — to Facebook campaigns for international clients, Ivan is recognized for his clean, Scandinavian design style. This style translates to the home that he…

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Monday May 16th, 2011

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Monday April 18th, 2011

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sneak peek: vesa & riikka sammalisto

sneak peek: vesa & riikka sammalisto

Illustrator Vesa Sammalisto lives with his wife and their 9-month-old daughter in Helsinki, Finland. When it came time to buy their first home three years ago, finding a apartment in original condition with wood floors, high ceilings and thick walls proved a pretty difficult task. Most apartments on the market had been subject to botched…

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Monday April 11th, 2011

Monday April 4th, 2011

Monday March 14th, 2011

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sneak peek: janine rewell

sneak peek: janine rewell

Janine Rewell is a 24-year-old Finnish freelance illustrator and designer based in Helsinki. While her illustration style is very colorful and decorative, her apartment leans towards a feminine minimalism. The two room 36m2 (387sf) apartment with wood floors, high ceilings and great detail sets the stage for Janine’s love of mixing Scandinavian design from the…

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sneak peek: michelle mason

sneak peek: michelle mason

Michelle Mason is a London-based interior product designer. Focusing on homewares and design-led gifts, Michelle is currently working on a couple commissions for UK museums and shops. Typically space in London is tight, and she shares this two-bedroom flat in a Victorian building (c. 1890s) east of the city with her husband Bill, a photographer,…

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Monday February 28th, 2011

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sneak peek: sarah hvass

sneak peek: sarah hvass

This bright and playful Copenhagen home that artist Sarah Hvass shares with her husband and two children certainly reflects her whimsical illustrations. The home is located in Østerbro, Copenhagen, in an area called “the potato rows” — a small network of houses that were originally working-class three-story brick townhouses built in the late 1800s. Throughout…

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Monday January 24th, 2011

Monday November 15th, 2010

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sneak peek: pernille picherit

sneak peek: pernille picherit

Danish designer Pernille Picherit lives in France with her French husband Olivier and their two children, Arthur, 7, and Célia, 4. When the couple first visited this French farmhouse 60 km from Paris, they never thought, “wow, this is our dream house,” but Olivier loved the huge garden and easy access to Paris, while Pernille…

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Monday October 4th, 2010

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Monday July 12th, 2010

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sneak peek: kate lydon + anton willis

sneak peek: kate lydon + anton willis

kate lydon is an architectural designer at IDEO who also works as a graphic designer and creates silkscreened goods as saturate. anton willis is an architect who also designs furniture and products. together the two run civil twilight, an award-winning design-build studio with a focus on thoughtful, sustainable design. today’s sneak peek is another great…

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