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Monday September 8th, 2014

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A Textile-Inspired Design in Williamsburg

When textile designer Amira Marion and husband Pierre Carpentier moved back to New York after living in Paris for a couple of years, they rented a room in the apartment of an interior decorator from Airbnb while they apartment hunted in Brooklyn. They fell in love with the building’s high ceilings, whitewashed exposed brick and…

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Monday May 12th, 2014

Monday March 24th, 2014

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A Home Where Each Room Has its Own Personality

A few weeks ago, I interviewed set and interior designer Jen Chu for our We Want Your Job column. Not only did Jen give extraordinarily detailed information about becoming a set designer, but through the interview, I also realized how handy she is. So I asked if we could peek into her Fort Greene, Brooklyn apartment….

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Monday January 27th, 2014

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A Retro California Home that Pops With Color

Graphic designer Chelsea Brink has lived in this apartment in Long Beach, California for almost two years. The location, just off of Retro Row (an area known for its vintage shopping), is a perfect fit for a vintage lover like Chelsea. She says she is drawn to mid-century furniture, big pops of color and, as…

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Monday June 18th, 2012

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sneak peek: jamie lawson and jacqui oakley

As a married couple operating separate design and illustration practices across the hall from each other at home, Jamie Lawson and Jacqui Oakley feel it’s important to have a comfortable living space that lends itself to creative work. The apartment, located on the second floor of a Victorian home in Hamilton, Ontario — just outside…

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Monday March 19th, 2012

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sneak peek: victoria and matthew hudgins

Victoria and Matthew Hudgins rent their home in the Old Southwest, their favorite neighborhood in Reno, Nevada. Victoria is mom to twin toddlers and author of the daily blog A Subtle Revelry, which is about the art of merrymaking. She also is the founding editor of Styled. magazine and does freelance craft styling on the…

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Monday December 19th, 2011

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rym of mademoiselle bagatelles

As I’m on a quest to find a new Parisian apartment for myself, I’m happy to share the home of Rym of Mademoiselle Bagatelles and dream of finding a great place like hers. Rym’s flair for style and strong sense of color and texture are the result of growing up between Paris and Tunisia. She recently…

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Monday December 5th, 2011

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sneak peek: shirin sahba + na’im moore

I’m super excited to end today’s peeks with our first sneak peek from Beijing, China. We’re glimpsing the home of artist Shirin Sahba and her husband, Na’im Moore, a consultant. During their six years of marriage, the couple has moved six times. (Shirin blogs about their adventures here.) They moved into this flat in Beijing…

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Monday October 10th, 2011

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sneak peek: anne ulku

As someone who has recently started working from home on a more full-time basis, I’m always interested to see the creative ways people use their space to mix their work and personal life. Anne Ulku is a freelance graphic designer based in Minneapolis who primarily works in print, balancing a mix of client work with…

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Monday August 8th, 2011

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sneak peek: kelly of kelly oshiro design

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Designer Kelly Oshiro spends her days creating beautiful events, so it’s no great surprise that her home feels like the perfect backdrop for a party. She’s lived in this Santa Barbara house for just a year and a half. For both her events and her home, Kelly loves to layer new and old items, and…

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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 25th, 2010

Tuesday April 7th, 2009

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sneak peek: dutch door press {anna}

sneak peek: dutch door press {anna}

illustrator and letterpress printer anna branning is half of the team behind dutch door press. her san francisco home seamlessly blends styles from near and far, much like their line of prints. in case you missed it, don’t forget to check out the peek into their studio, and stay tuned for mara’s sneak peek up…

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Monday December 15th, 2008

Thursday December 4th, 2008

Monday November 3rd, 2008

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sneak peek: michelle adams

sneak peek: michelle adams

today’s first sneak peek comes to us by way of michelle adams of rubie green, a wonderful company creating eco-friendly printed 100% organic printed fabrics. and although her upper east side home may be small, she proves that it’s possible to have style at any size. click here for full-sized images, and check out more…

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Wednesday September 10th, 2008

Monday August 4th, 2008

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sneak peek: laurie of two trick pony

sneak peek: laurie of two trick pony

today we have a special double sneak peek into the creative minds behind two trick pony eco-modern stationery and notecards. first up is laurie mee’s home filled with great splashes of fun color. click here for additional images and stay tuned for carrie’s modern home at 2pm. [thanks so much, laurie!] -anne [Above: As soon…

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Monday June 9th, 2008

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sneak peek: SITEdesign

sneak peek: SITEdesign

our first sneak peek comes from mackenzie farquer of SITEdesign who can practically say she lives on sesame street (she lives across the street from kaufmann astoria studios in queens, where that and many other shows are filmed). once there she fell in love with the neighborhood, making it a no-brainer to open up shop…

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Monday January 21st, 2008

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sneak peek: sandra soss

sneak peek: sandra soss

today is a special sneak peek monday because we have two special peeks today (the second is coming up at 2pm!). our first sneak peek belongs to chicago artist, sandra soss (better known as ‘sosser’ online) of bricolage life. sandra is a wonderful artist who focuses on handmade accessories she sells from her etsy shop….

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