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Monday March 31st, 2014

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Monday October 22nd, 2012

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sneak peek: steve and kalah kren

Steve and Kalah Kren have lived in this 1905 farmhouse in Nampa, just outside of Boise, Idaho for three years with their three young children, Jack (7) Halle (5) and Sophie (2). Given that it is a farmhouse, they knew they didn’t want to style it with just country pieces. Kalah describes their personal style…

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Monday September 24th, 2012

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sneak peek: lotta nieminen

Anyone who knows me knows that I have a thing for small living. So nothing makes me happier than seeing small living done stylishly. Illustrator, graphic designer and art director Lotta Neiminen points out, “When you look for an apartment in New York, you generally need to leave out one of out three: location, rent or…

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Monday June 11th, 2012

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sneak peek: jennifer hagler of a merry mishap

As soon as I found out that this home was in Boise, Idaho, it made me smile. I lived there for two years growing up, and I promise I never saw anything this stylish. It’s the home of Jennifer Hagler, aka A Merry Mishap, who seems to have that magic touch. Everything she does has a similar…

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Monday August 22nd, 2011

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sneak peek: nicholas santore & valerie ferus

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When painter Nicholas Santore and clothing and jewelry designer Valerie Ferus moved into this Philadelphia row house ten years ago, they knew the home needed to be updated, but they wanted to respect its integrity and past. They used a light hand when making changes but allowed their imaginations to run wild when choosing furniture….

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Monday April 4th, 2011

Monday September 13th, 2010

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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Monday May 24th, 2010

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Thursday December 10th, 2009

Tuesday March 10th, 2009

interior design, sneak peeks by 32

sneak peek: alissia and jan

sneak peek: alissia and jan

today’s sneak peek belongs to alissia melka-teichroew and jan habraken. both halves of this talented designing duo are originally from the netherlands, but now call greenpoint, brooklyn home. i popped by their sunny apartment last week and marveled at how clean, simple and fresh everything looked. i hope you’ll enjoy their apartment as much as…

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Monday February 9th, 2009

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sneak peek: cathy + erik

sneak peek: cathy + erik

today’s second stellar sneak peek comes to us from swedish designer cathy gedda westrell and her fiance erik. their williamsburg, brooklyn home in is a small, restored bakery and the bakery was actually active up until the construction started. both being from sweden (a country that’s dark 7 months of the year) they knew they needed…

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Tuesday January 6th, 2009

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{mini} sneak peek: sherry stein

{mini} sneak peek: sherry stein

today’s sneak peek takes us into the industrial chic home of sherry stein. her white “villa” is in a historic building from the 30s in downtown santa fe. after eyeing the building for years, sherry knew she had to grab the small, 700 square foot upstairs apartment when it became available. the big challenge was…

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Wednesday December 10th, 2008

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sneak peek: maria vettese

sneak peek: maria vettese

this afternoon’s home tour is a very special sneak peek belonging to one of my absolute favorite people and artists, maria vettese. maria is the talented artist behind port2port press, the card society, more studio (with christopher ryan), lines & shapes (along with lena corwin), and 3191 miles apart (with stephanie congdon barnes), but on…

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Monday November 24th, 2008

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sneak peek: paper scissors oranges

sneak peek: paper scissors oranges

our next sneak peek comes to us from reader susanna carrillo, owner paper scissors oranges art studio for kids in darien, connecticut. i love how she describes her home, set against a clean white canvas, as “very much influenced by the children’s art work and the paint I mix daily.” the great, bold pops of…

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Monday October 13th, 2008

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sneak peek: carolyn veith krienke

sneak peek: carolyn veith krienke

when carolyn veith krienke of  jan & äya, a fantastic brooklyn shop, emailed me the images and descriptions for her sneak peek, i was completely charmed by the wonderful words she included to describe her home. while she is the designer by trade, i love that she cites everyone, down to their 17 month-old son…

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Monday April 21st, 2008