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Monday August 6th, 2012

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sneak peek: ariele alasko’s studio

Ariele Alasko’s sneak peek back in March was a huge hit. And rightly so — this girl didn’t let living in a tiny Brooklyn apartment impinge on her dreams of being a woodworker. She set up a spot right in the living room and just began making things. After eight months working in 100 square…

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Monday July 16th, 2012

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sneak peek: michael mavian and victoria rumi

When Michael Mavian and Victoria Rumi first moved into their Toronto apartment, every wall was a different color, which they found a bit chaotic. They decided the best solution was to paint the walls white, providing a clean backdrop for their collection of well-worn objects and art. Michael is a graphic designer and fine artist with…

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Monday March 12th, 2012

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sneak peek: michael freimuth

Michael Freimuth is a graphic designer, soon-to-be teacher (at the School of Visual Arts this fall) and aspiring sous chef. Much of his time is spent working as creative director of Franklyn, a design firm he co-founded last year. Originally from Chicago, Michael had been in Manhattan’s East Village for several years before making the…

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Monday November 28th, 2011

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sneak peek: rachel been + ben brown

When Creative Director Rachel Been and MakeMeSustainable founder Ben Brown saw this apartment in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, they instantly fell head over heels for the loft’s exposed pipes, brick walls and 14′ high ceilings — they even loved the huge industrial-sized heater. The couple’s design choices were intended to mimic that unfinished aesthetic. They built cage…

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Monday March 29th, 2010

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sneak peek: gray pants

sneak peek: gray pants

jonathan junker, jon gentry, and seth grizzle are the trio who make up gray pants.  they strive to come up with designs and ideas that are thoughtful and have an impact, whether it be furniture, lighting, architecture or graphics. today we have a sneak peek into their  1100sf live/work studio they renovated in the capitol…

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Monday March 30th, 2009

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sneak peek: kimberly austin

sneak peek: kimberly austin

today’s beautiful light filled home comes to us from photographer kimberly austin. she shares an upper flat of an old farm style house in potrero hill of san francisco with her husband matt, and kitty fanny. the absolutely love the location at the very top of the hill – which feels a bit like a…

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Monday June 30th, 2008

interior design, sneak peeks by 35

sneak peek: studio tour (hammerpress)

sneak peek: studio tour (hammerpress)

next up we have personal favorite of mine – hammerpress. i first love them because they’re based out of kansas city (where i spent 8 quality formative years of my life), and, more importantly, for their vibrant letterpress work with bold typography that’s all about having fun. today founder brady vest shares a look inside…

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