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Monday March 31st, 2014

Monday February 4th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Anders Arhoj

Anders Arhoj is an illustrator and interior designer working with ceramics, prints and other visual projects with a wonderful sense of humor (make sure you read his handwriting and text below). For the past ten years, with the exception of one year spent in Japan, Anders has called the lakes in the middle of Copenhagen home. Danes…

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Monday June 11th, 2012

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sneak peek: marte marie forsberg

Marte Marie Forsberg is a “visual story maker,” creating and capturing moments by photographing and styling food, travel and lifestyle for a range of clients worldwide. Her work has her traveling — and living abroad — more often than not (she’s currently living in Rome working on an exciting book project, which she’ll reveal more of…

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Monday February 6th, 2012

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sneak peek: emma jeffs

Emma Jeffs is a UK-based designer, maker, researcher and educator with a focus on textile, surface and product design. Her background blends craft and industry experience and takes a flexible approach to working on a variety of projects, from window films for sale and as custom work to developing a line of neckwear and serving…

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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 July 25th, 2011

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sneak peek: sverrir & berglind mari

Iceland is the most beautiful place I have visited. Hands down. And honestly, after a weekend of soaring temperatures in Brooklyn, I’m thrilled to just type the word ice. It’s such a treat to peek inside a home in Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavík. Sverrir Asgeirsson and Berglind Mari Valdemarsdóttir have lived in this home in for…

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Monday April 18th, 2011

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sneak peek: vesa & riikka sammalisto

sneak peek: vesa & riikka sammalisto

Illustrator Vesa Sammalisto lives with his wife and their 9-month-old daughter in Helsinki, Finland. When it came time to buy their first home three years ago, finding a apartment in original condition with wood floors, high ceilings and thick walls proved a pretty difficult task. Most apartments on the market had been subject to botched…

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Monday February 28th, 2011

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sneak peek: sarah hvass

sneak peek: sarah hvass

This bright and playful Copenhagen home that artist Sarah Hvass shares with her husband and two children certainly reflects her whimsical illustrations. The home is located in Østerbro, Copenhagen, in an area called “the potato rows” — a small network of houses that were originally working-class three-story brick townhouses built in the late 1800s. Throughout…

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Monday October 4th, 2010

Monday February 8th, 2010

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sneak peek: bridgette comazzi + ivan duval

sneak peek: bridgette comazzi + ivan duval

welcome to the parisian home of the creative couple bridgette comazzi (creative director of the crave-worthy fashion brand comptoir des cotonniers) and ivan duval (part of the duo behind the quirky, clever line, atyypk).  they’ve been in this traditional haussmann style apartment in the 10th arrondisement of paris – along with their twin 10 year…

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Tuesday October 20th, 2009

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sneak peek: hetta

sneak peek: hetta

erika and patrik mörn run hetta – a beautiful and clever homewares line out of stockholm (erika is the designer and patrik takes care of the business side of things). i’m so happy that today we’re able to travel to sweden for sneak peek into their home which feels so swedish (without feeling like an…

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Monday July 27th, 2009

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sneak peek: elisabeth dunker

sneak peek: elisabeth dunker

for our final sneak peek of the day we’re traveling to sweden to the home of stylist/photographer elisabeth dunker. she is the founder of lula, a multi-disciplinary art and design partnership. but these days finds her self freelancing as a stylist and photographer with interior design and fashion, and most of her time is devoted…

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Thursday April 23rd, 2009

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sneak peek: caroline gomez

sneak peek: caroline gomez

i’m completely loving the home of french designer caroline gomez (you may remember her best by her spoons)- clean and white, yet so colorful at the same time! the former factory provided the perfect shell for caroline to incorporate her love for 1950s scandinavian design sensibilities. make sure you click the jump to catch the…

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Monday February 16th, 2009

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sneak peek: bjorg juto

sneak peek: bjorg juto

i always love when we get to look into homes around the world and unexpected places. today we’re traveling to the home of the very talented icelandic product designer, björg juto. her family has been in the apartment for two years now, slowly remodeling it to their taste. it’s a wonderful blend of her background…

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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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sneak peek: malene charles

sneak peek: malene charles

zurich based photographer and FOODIE.CH founder malene charles moved into to this 570 square foot apartment with her husman in 2006. surrounded by green, they have decorated their light-filled home on a shoestring budget. this cozy space can pose a challenge as it is also the creative space where FOODIE.CH is made. but somehow malene…

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