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Monday October 8th, 2012

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sneak peek: cendira carvalho + rodrigo ribeiro

I’m so excited to start the day with our first-ever Brazilian sneak peek. Cendira (known to everyone as Dida) and Rodrigo live with their dog, Mika, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in an apartment on the 9th floor of a 30-year-old building. Cendira is a family photographer and all-around maker — she’s currently spending a lot of…

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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 January 9th, 2012

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sneak peek: klara bothen

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Klara Bothén’s home in Dals Långed, a small town in southwest Sweden, is a 100-year-old workman’s cottage that was built strategically close to the local factory, which once manufactured horseshoe nails. The space and surrounding landscape of forests and lakes provide ample inspiration for her work, which is deeply connected to home, identity, objects and…

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Monday September 19th, 2011

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sneak peek: ida & pierre-edouard

This apartment in Paris’ 1st arrondissement, just around the corner from the Louvre, is home to a+b kasha designer Ida, Pierre-Edouard, a motion designer and director, and their black cat, Alfred. Ida is Swedish and is strongly influenced by Scandinavian design (she even blogs about the topic). The apartment is tiny and doesn’t have much…

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Monday June 13th, 2011

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sneak peek: emma jane noren

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Emma Jane Noren is a Swedish photographer based in London. She shares her lovely factory-converted flat with her property developer/actor partner, Ricky, who renovated the flat. They worked together to make a comfortable, open and cool living space, softening up the industrial look by mixing old with new. The light-filled space not only provides a…

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Monday June 28th, 2010

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sneak peek: lotta nieminen

sneak peek: lotta nieminen

coming from an american perspective, it can be hard to truly appreciate the small living spaces that typify european living, but living in paris has completely changed the way i look at things. that’s why i absolutely love lotta nieminen‘s apartment in downtown helsinki that is 35m2 (376sf) of pure intimate style and grace.  by…

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Monday May 17th, 2010

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sneak peek: hilda grahnat

sneak peek: hilda grahnat

as someone who lives in an amazingly small space, i have quite an affinity for people who are able to make the most their of small spaces. hilda grahnat is a 23 year old graphic design student from sweden – and author behind the beautiful blog forever is today – who has called this 39m2…

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