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Monday April 28th, 2014

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A Family Home in New York City

When Hallie Burton and her husband George Yannopoulos started looking for an apartment two years ago, they knew they wanted to be in the Upper West Side. It felt like the perfect family neighborhood for them – sandwiched between two beautiful parks, Central Park and Riverside Park – and there were great schools for when…

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Monday November 25th, 2013

Monday March 18th, 2013

Monday April 23rd, 2012

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sneak peek: joshua and jodie steen

To create a home with a clean look that was also comfortable for family living, Joshua and Jodie Steen have spent the last five years cultivating their Williamsburg apartment into a space that they describe as “Brooklyn modern meets mid-century.” Whether it was one of Joshua’s DIY shelving projects or trying 10 different shades of…

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Monday April 16th, 2012

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sneak peek: karen wise and chandler kauffman

Fine art wedding and food photographer Karen Wise and her husband, Chandler Kauffman, a director, writer and cinematographer, live in an 850 square-foot prewar co-op apartment in Park Slope, Brooklyn. As photographers/filmmakers, their work often takes them to LA and various locations around the world. They share a love of beautiful sunlight, rich colors, wood, high…

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sneak peek: jill malek

Just one year ago, graphic designer and pattern maker Jill Malek moved with her husband, Vram Malek, and their 2 1/2 year-old son to this Brooklyn Heights apartment, which is on the 22nd floor. Although Jill had lived in New York for ten years, her relationship with the city transformed; she had never lived quite…

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Monday October 24th, 2011

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sneak peek: shelley goldberg & tony writer

Native New Yorker and textile designer Shelley Goldberg started working in fashion houses before moving into the realm of home design. While she often considers her work “art for the floor,” today’s peek into her Clinton Hill, Brooklyn home demonstrates how the space becomes a palette for larger design experiments. Overall, Shelley considers her aesthetic…

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Monday August 15th, 2011

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sneak peek: sisse jonassen

Sisse Jonassen works in the television industry in New York City, and the bright lights, noise and chaos of her daily life sent her searching for something a little more relaxed, something that reminded her of her childhood growing up in Denmark. She found an online listing for a small 1795 post-and-beam farmhouse in the…

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Monday November 15th, 2010

Monday January 25th, 2010

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sneak peek: ryan humphrey

sneak peek: ryan humphrey

here on d*s it’s always a treat for us when we can throw in a dose of “boy” style.  this sneak peek comes to us from artist and former top design contestant, ryan humphrey. ryan and fashion designer girlfriend, lindsay derose, bought the apartment located in jackson heights queens six years ago as a major…

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Friday August 7th, 2009

Tuesday July 7th, 2009

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sneak peek: julie torres moskovitz {pratt}

sneak peek: julie torres moskovitz {pratt}

julie torres moskovitz, principal of fabrica 718 in brooklyn, is an architect who teaches sustainable design in the interior design department at pratt institute where she is a visiting assistant professor. today we have a great look into her williamsburg, brooklyn home that she and her husband renovated this past winter. they’d been in the…

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Monday June 29th, 2009

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sneak peek: greg merryweather

sneak peek: greg merryweather

pratt adjunct assistant professor of architecture gregory merryweather’s home first appeared in the book, brooklyn modern: architecture, interiors, and design by diana lind. he and his wife renovated into the small carriage house that is right across the street from pratt’s brooklyn campus that is now home to them and their two sons. the house…

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Monday March 16th, 2009

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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Monday September 29th, 2008

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sneak peek: swissmiss

sneak peek: swissmiss

for over a year now, swissmiss has been one of my favorite stops for daily inspiration. authored by designer tina roth eisenberg, she always has the best finds, which clearly are rooted in her swiss upbringing. as hard as i try, i know i for one will never be able to pull off the minimalist,…

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Thursday September 25th, 2008

Wednesday September 3rd, 2008

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sneak peek: uhuru design

sneak peek: uhuru design

today’s special tuesday sneak peek is into the home of bill hilgendorf and maria cristina rueda (and their cats, as you will see!) of the design + build furniture company uhuru design. their carroll gardens home is a wonderful collaboration showcasing many projects the two have worked on together. thanks to bill and maria for…

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Monday July 14th, 2008

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sneak peek: jen altman

sneak peek: jen altman

when it comes to creative people, we’re rarely happy with the status quo. today we get a fantastic peek into jen altman‘s “old” house, which is beautiful in its own right, but jen no longer feels like it’s a reflection of her. so, she gladly agreed to share both with us, and she’ll be back…

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