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Monday April 7th, 2014

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For Two Creatives, Making a Rental Their Own in Ohio

Danielle and Jarrod Evans live in the tiny Discovery District of downtown Columbus, Ohio. The area is home to many historically registered residences, from sprawling mansions to smaller, more affordable apartments like theirs. While they love the historic aspects of their apartment, what they really wanted was a modern space for work and play. They…

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Monday March 24th, 2014

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A Textile Artist Lives and Works in Brooklyn

Before Rachel Gottesman moved into this Crown Heights, Brooklyn apartment (just 2.5 months ago), she lived in a small one-bedroom in Chicago. While her Chicago apartment was nice, it was also very dark. Rachel embraced, what she calls, the apartment’s cave-like nature, painting the walls a deep slate blue and accenting the dark color scheme…

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Monday October 21st, 2013

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Making the Most of a Tiny Studio

This tiny apartment in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood in Brooklyn is the happy home of Kay Wang, her boyfriends Christopher Tryens, the couple’s dog, Corn (short for Conquistador), Chops, the cat, and Sushi, the cat. In case you’re counting, that’s two humans and three animals under one tiny live/work studio apartment. The apartment is a…

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Monday September 10th, 2012

Monday April 9th, 2012

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sneak peek: lauren spencer king

Artist Lauren Spencer King’s work focuses on the intensity of color and detail, as expressed through watercolor and cut glass. These themes are apparent throughout her Silverlake, Los Angeles, apartment, where she’s managed to create a meaningful and artistic home — a place for her to collect and curate her favorite things. The space already…

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Monday March 26th, 2012

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sneak peek: ariele alasko and isaiah palmer

Grace and I discovered Ariele Alasko’s work through Jennifer Causey’s fantastic The Makers Project. Ariele lives close to our Greenpoint office, so one morning before work, Grace stopped by to meet Ariele and see her work. Grace fell head over heels for Ariele’s home, which she shares with Isaiah Palmer, a 3D visual effects artist and…

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Monday January 31st, 2011

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sneak peek: lizzy janssen

sneak peek: lizzy janssen

Almost immediately after graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design, Lizzy Janssen moved to the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia. During the day, she works as a designer for Free People, and she spends her free time working out of this jewel-box apartment — literally, the apartment was originally a jewelry shop — working on…

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Monday September 28th, 2009

Monday June 1st, 2009

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sneak peek: steven harrington

sneak peek: steven harrington

for a long time now i’ve been a huge fan of illustrator steven harrington‘s work, so today i’m really excited the share a sneak peek into his california home. i especially love the way splashes of color specific to his work weave their way into his home. don’t miss more of his work right here,…

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Tuesday April 7th, 2009

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sneak peek: dutch door press {studio}

sneak peek: dutch door press {studio}

in 2006, friends mara murphy (an experienced letterpress printer and lifelong stationery connoisseur) and anna branning (an illustrator and letterpress printer) decided to team up their individual and complimentary talents by launching a unique letterpress line based on their mutual love of pattern, nature, and vivid colors. dutch door press is based in the lower…

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Monday January 12th, 2009

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sneak peek: studio olivine {part deux}

sneak peek: studio olivine {part deux}

when julie dutton shared the sneak peek of her portland home last month, little did we know what an amazing studio space she had been hiding from us. her letterpress studio – studio olivine – is a beautiful compliment to her home, showing her great style translates to everything she does. i love the beautiful…

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Monday August 18th, 2008

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sneak peek: tianyi wang of tiselle

sneak peek: tianyi wang of tiselle

today’s first sneak peek comes to us by way of tianyi wang, owner of tiselle letterpress + design, nestled in atwater village, los angeles between the los angeles river and the dolly madison madison cake factory (supplying the sweet waft of freshly baked hostess twinkies). enjoy her sneak peek below (additional images here), and don’t…

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