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Monday January 20th, 2014

Monday September 9th, 2013

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A Parisian Apartment with a Scandinavian Twist

After stints in big fashion houses, Valéry Damnon launched his own brand of fine leather goods in 2011. He focuses on the intrinsic value of item, bringing together his creativity and the highest quality craftsmanship. This approach is also reflected also in his decorative style. Valéry’s apartment is located in the bohemian chic Paris 10ème…

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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 15th, 2011

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sneak peek: laura terp hansen

I never tire of peeking at Scandinavian-styled homes. There’s always that tacit acknowledgement of the importance of light and color in the big windows, white walls and bright accent pieces. Stella magazine founder Laura Terp Hansen lives in this Copenhagen apartment with her boyfriend and architect, Jesper Roth, who added a second floor and built a…

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Monday June 6th, 2011

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sneak peek: ivan hvam hvam

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This morning we travel to Aarhus, Denmark, to the home of multi-disciplinary art director, Ivan Hvam Hvam. With his work spanning visual identities such as CrossEyes — a new brand of eyewear — to Facebook campaigns for international clients, Ivan is recognized for his clean, Scandinavian design style. This style translates to the home that he…

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Monday March 22nd, 2010

Monday February 8th, 2010

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sneak peek: catherine taret

sneak peek: catherine taret

catherine taret is a franco-american writer living in paris who works from her home located in the hip neighborhood of les abbesses, montmartre. all i can say is what an inspiring location, space and view to keep the creative juices flowing for catherine’s work on my little paris. the site, created by her friend fany…

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Tuesday March 10th, 2009

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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 23rd, 2009

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sneak peek: darling clementine

sneak peek: darling clementine

when i first emailed tonje holand of the stationery line darling clementine little did i know what a great home she had – in fact so awesome that it was recently featured in the sunday supplement of norway’s national newspaper. luckily tonje and photographer nina ruud/dagbladet were willing to share the images with us. you…

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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 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