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Monday August 6th, 2012

sneak peeks by 49

sneak peek: ariele alasko’s studio

Ariele Alasko’s sneak peek back in March was a huge hit. And rightly so — this girl didn’t let living in a tiny Brooklyn apartment impinge on her dreams of being a woodworker. She set up a spot right in the living room and just began making things. After eight months working in 100 square…

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Monday March 12th, 2012

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sneak peek: michael freimuth

Michael Freimuth is a graphic designer, soon-to-be teacher (at the School of Visual Arts this fall) and aspiring sous chef. Much of his time is spent working as creative director of Franklyn, a design firm he co-founded last year. Originally from Chicago, Michael had been in Manhattan’s East Village for several years before making the…

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Monday November 28th, 2011

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sneak peek: rachel been + ben brown

When Creative Director Rachel Been and MakeMeSustainable founder Ben Brown saw this apartment in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, they instantly fell head over heels for the loft’s exposed pipes, brick walls and 14′ high ceilings — they even loved the huge industrial-sized heater. The couple’s design choices were intended to mimic that unfinished aesthetic. They built cage…

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Monday March 29th, 2010

interior design, sneak peeks by 36

sneak peek: gray pants

sneak peek: gray pants

jonathan junker, jon gentry, and seth grizzle are the trio who make up gray pants.  they strive to come up with designs and ideas that are thoughtful and have an impact, whether it be furniture, lighting, architecture or graphics. today we have a sneak peek into their  1100sf live/work studio they renovated in the capitol…

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Tuesday November 10th, 2009

Tuesday May 26th, 2009

interior design, sneak peeks by 77

sneak peek: jessica lynch

sneak peek: jessica lynch

our next sneak peek comes to us from jessica lynch of slow shirts who made a SERIOUS splash with her before & after industrial fireplace. turns out the rest of her home is pretty fabulous as well. i’m definitely loving the richness of the color choices combined with the natural wood. click here for more…

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Monday May 11th, 2009

Friday April 3rd, 2009

interior design, sneak peeks by 48

sneak peek: kate bingaman-burt

sneak peek: kate bingaman-burt

for those of you lucky enough to be in portland, oregon (and have tickets) tonight you can catch kate bingaman-burt (obsessive consumption) at the portland premiere of handmade nation at the museum of contemporary craft (she’s the one behind most of the film’s illustrations after all).  for the rest of us, we’ll have to be…

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Monday March 30th, 2009

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sneak peek: kimberly austin

sneak peek: kimberly austin

today’s beautiful light filled home comes to us from photographer kimberly austin. she shares an upper flat of an old farm style house in potrero hill of san francisco with her husband matt, and kitty fanny. the absolutely love the location at the very top of the hill – which feels a bit like a…

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Monday March 16th, 2009

Monday November 10th, 2008

Monday June 30th, 2008

interior design, sneak peeks by 35

sneak peek: studio tour (hammerpress)

sneak peek: studio tour (hammerpress)

next up we have personal favorite of mine – hammerpress. i first love them because they’re based out of kansas city (where i spent 8 quality formative years of my life), and, more importantly, for their vibrant letterpress work with bold typography that’s all about having fun. today founder brady vest shares a look inside…

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Monday June 2nd, 2008

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sneak peek: spur design

sneak peek: spur design

our first sneak peek of the day comes from husband and wife team joyce hesselberth and dave plunkert of spur design. both talented illustrators, chances are you’ve seen their work in any number of national publications or around the web with presto bingo, their new line of kid-friendly modern art. today they’re opening the doors…

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