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Monday April 14th, 2014

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Carroll Gardens Apartment Remix

In addition to getting a peek inside the homes of so many creatives, we also love being able to showcase how spaces change over time. Back in 2011 we featured the Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn home of Maayan Pearl.  Maayan is a graphic designer/illustrator/artist/animal petter. Originally from Israel but living in the US for 20 years now,…

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Monday January 20th, 2014

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Historic Details in an Old Brooklyn Apartment

Rachel Howe has lived in this Williamsburg, Brooklyn apartment for almost three years. While she had gotten somewhat comfortable living in railroad-style apartments found throughout Brooklyn,  the layout of her current apartment feels much better. It reminds her of the old house she grew up in, with its idiosyncratic features (lots of small rooms) and…

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Monday July 15th, 2013

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In Chicago, An Apartment with a Sartorial Approach

Kristin Kerr Luber lives in the River North neighborhood of Chicago where she resides in a modernist high-rise designed by Minoru Yamasaki, who also designed the World Trade Center in New York. Kristin fell in love with the building when she saw in on the Chicago architectural boat tour and was determined to find a…

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Monday July 30th, 2012

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sneak peek: benedicte sartorio and emmanuel clouet

Benedicte Sartorio and Emmanuel Clouet are a French couple with four children living in Earl’s Court in southwest London. Benedicte is a freelance visual merchandiser working for various fashion and children’s retailers, while her husband works in the luxury industry. In their home, they like to keep things minimal for their busy lives, so everything…

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Monday May 7th, 2012

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sneak peek: micah + marianna whitson

Marianna is from North Carolina, and Micah is from Alabama, but the couple has made its home in Arlington, Massachusetts, just outside of Boston. By day, they work in advertising, but they found themselves missing the South, so they started Old Try as a way to reconnect. The create a range of prints: from flags…

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Monday April 30th, 2012

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Sneak peek: Liz Cook

Native Chicagoan Liz Cook lives in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood. She loves the process of apartment hunting, but this was the first place she visited three years ago, and she was immediately sold on its vintage details, open layout and view of the nursery that neighbors the building. Liz grew up going to garage sales with…

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Monday April 16th, 2012

Monday February 22nd, 2010

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sneak peek: max wanger

sneak peek: max wanger

photographer max wanger, and his lovely fiancee, margaux (who works for giant robot magazine and shoots with max on the weekends) searched for over a year before they found their bright & colorful 1940s art deco apartment in west hollywood. now, after 5 very busy months of work and travel, it’s finally starting to come…

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Thursday May 28th, 2009

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sneak peek: dana d’amico

sneak peek: dana d’amico

dana d’amico has been designing for almost ten years now. her latest fulltime gig was with calvin klein home where her personal style and CK aesthetic really meshed – clean, modern, minimal and textural. and today we’re excited to share a sneak peek into dana’s beautiful home. definitely keep an eye out for for all…

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Monday March 30th, 2009

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sneak peek: enormous champion

sneak peek: enormous champion

grace and i were both instantly smitten when the sneak peek from jordan provost (photographer and letterpress printer) and jason wong (graphic designer) of enormous champion arrived in our inbox. enormous champion was officially started last may as an avenue for creative collaboration between the couple. their crown heights, brooklyn home is clearly an extension…

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Wednesday March 11th, 2009

Monday February 23rd, 2009

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sneak peek: molly of life + limb

sneak peek: molly of life + limb

portland, oregon has some of the best shops around. one of those is LIFE + LIMB, an indoor plant and modern home accessories shop run by graphic design trained molly quan. luckily for those of us not in portland, molly just opened an online shop, but today is all about her home. i’m just bummed…

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Monday February 2nd, 2009

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sneak peek: alex eben meyer

sneak peek: alex eben meyer

it’s been awhile since we posted the mini-trend about letters and numbers, but the greenpoint, brooklyn home of illustrator alex eben meyer and his girlfriend anna, has reignited my love of type in the home. i’m also loving their use of color – specifically red and yellow – that is coordinated and cohesive, while not…

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Thursday November 13th, 2008

Monday July 7th, 2008

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sneak peek: tassy of sprout home

sneak peek: tassy of sprout home

first up today we’re featuring the home of tassy from the super cute shop, sprout home. tassy shares this railroad style apartment with her roommate cheryl in greenpoint, brooklyn. it’s all about getting creative in a small space. thanks to tassy for the sneak peek (more here!), and stay tuned for a second at 1pm!…

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