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Monday July 21st, 2014

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A Tiny Cottage in Venice Beach

Whitney Leigh Morris and Adam Winkleman don’t let size define their tiny cottage in Venice Beach. It might only be 362 square feet but they’ve managed to make use of every square inch of space. In designing the space, Whitney put her experience as a stylist and designer to work.  She is inspired by simplicity…

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Monday May 12th, 2014

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Living with Less in California

It was no easy task for Taylor Kitto to find a pet-friendly rental in San Luis Obispo, California. When her lease was up on her last apartment, she was on Craigslist multiple times a day trying to find a place that was safe and dog friendly, with a yard for a garden. Finally, she found…

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Monday October 21st, 2013

Monday November 19th, 2012

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Sneak Peek: Haley Ann Robinson

Haley Ann Robinson describes her home decor as eclectic, filled with a mix of vintage and modern pieces, as well her handmade “installations.” Every piece in her home is creatively displayed and carefully considered, from her framed hats and painted canvas embroideries to her vintage jewelry collection. Her favorite thing to do is to wake…

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Monday June 11th, 2012

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sneak peek: jessica comingore

As a freelance designer who works from home, Jessica Comingore felt it was important to create a soothing atmosphere in her Los Feliz, Los Angeles, apartment. Although she likes to keep things minimal, she has added several personal touches that illustrate her love of things rooted in tradition but with a modern twist. The great…

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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 January 23rd, 2012

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sneak peek: gregory beauchamp

Gregory Beauchamp likes to say that his home in Venice Beach, California, is a stone’s throw from the ocean — but only if you have a good arm. With his penchant for oranges, reds and browns, Gregory likes to channel a sort of city version of 1970s off-the-grid living, but where the hippies would have…

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Thursday July 7th, 2011

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sneak peek: caitlin & eric flemming

Caitlin Flemming of Sacramento Street and her husband, Eric, moved into this studio apartment a little over five years ago. When they found this gem nestled in Laurel Heights, San Francisco, it was love at first sight; the beautiful hardwood floors, glass French doors leading into the living room/bedroom and the bay windows that look…

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Friday June 10th, 2011

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sneak peek: paul & jordan ferney

Just a couple of months ago, San Francisco-based party planner and letterpress printer Jordan Ferney of Oh Happy Day!, put all her furniture in storage and moved to Paris for a year with her two young sons and husband Paul. Living in Paris for a year had been on the couple’s must do list for…

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Monday October 4th, 2010

Monday April 5th, 2010

amy azzarito, interior design, sneak peeks by 40

sneak peek: rachel thurston

sneak peek: rachel thurston

newlyweds rachel thurston and grant porter have set up house in this 520 sq. foot bungalow nestled in los angeles county nestled between sony studios and downtown culver city. rachel is a photographer who takes some seriously gorgeous photographs – lovely wedding and portraits and absolutely amazing birth images! even though it’s not their dream…

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Monday March 1st, 2010

Monday October 19th, 2009

Monday June 8th, 2009

interior design, sneak peeks by 22

sneak peek: clementine press

sneak peek: clementine press

today we’re getting a sneak peek into the 1937 garden courtyard apartment of richenda brim, better known as clementine press. the 580 sf studio is slightly smaller that her previous one bedroom, but the charm of the mantel, built-in bookcase and French draws drew her in on first sight. the challenge remains how to organically…

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Tuesday April 7th, 2009

interior design, sneak peeks by 22

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 August 18th, 2008

interior design, sneak peeks by 20

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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