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Monday June 9th, 2014

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A School Bus Turned Vacation Home

A couple of weeks ago we featured the Victoria, British Columbia home of Marco Khalil and Caroline West, and the couple mentioned that they had transformed a school bus into a camper – and we just had to see inside. The couple bought the bus in 2012 after returning from an Oregon buying trip with…

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Friday May 30th, 2014

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A Vacation Home in Corsica

Apparently, we’re going to be rewarded by surviving this super cold winter with a scorching hot summer. When I can’t escape the city, I like to console myself with photos of other people’s vacation homes. (Glutton for punishment!). So I thought I’d start off the weekend with the kind of home that makes my heart…

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Monday March 31st, 2014

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A Parisian Apartment Full of Light and Pattern

I first came across the work of freelance French art director Noémie Cédille after discovering the food and travel-inspired Mint magazine, a soon-to-be realized, crowd-funded project where her designs and illustrations take center stage. Noémie’s own work (she also has an Etsy shop) has a clean, geometric style with a great use of soft color….

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Monday November 25th, 2013

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Colorful Minimalism in a Canadian Townhouse

Just six months ago, Jag Nagra and Agata Matyszczuk moved into this brand new townhouse in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, just outside of Vancouver. They both love color so they decided to leave the walls bright white and add pops of color through several second hand pieces they have collected over the years. Most of…

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Monday March 4th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Chris and Julia Thomas

Three and a half years ago, Chris and Julia Thomas moved into this apartment in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Though it is a relatively small New York City apartment, they’ve made it a priority to surround themselves with beautiful works of art, even if they aren’t able to display them all. They own countless prints and…

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Monday December 3rd, 2012

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Sneak Peek: Mieke Verbijlen

Mieke Verbijlen is a photographer based in Antwerp, Belgium. Six years ago, she moved into the second floor of this old house along a tree-lined street with nice galleries nearby. As a collector of beautiful things with a love of second-hand pieces, Mieke’s style just fell into place. She’d love to have a couch, but her…

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Monday August 20th, 2012

Thursday July 7th, 2011

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sneak peek: caitlin & eric flemming

Caitlin Flemming of Sacramento Street and her husband, Eric, moved into this studio apartment a little over five years ago. When they found this gem nestled in Laurel Heights, San Francisco, it was love at first sight; the beautiful hardwood floors, glass French doors leading into the living room/bedroom and the bay windows that look…

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Tuesday July 5th, 2011

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sneak peek: kelli anderson + daniel dunnam

Independent graphic designer Kelli Anderson and her user-experience/user-interface designer partner, Daniel Dunnam, both work from home, so their space is under constant scrutiny. The one-room loft in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, was a knitting factory in a past life before being converted to apartments in the 1990s, and it provides them with great light and open space. At…

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Monday February 28th, 2011

Monday October 18th, 2010

Monday April 26th, 2010

Monday April 5th, 2010

amy azzarito, interior design, sneak peeks by 40

sneak peek: rachel thurston

sneak peek: rachel thurston

newlyweds rachel thurston and grant porter have set up house in this 520 sq. foot bungalow nestled in los angeles county nestled between sony studios and downtown culver city. rachel is a photographer who takes some seriously gorgeous photographs – lovely wedding and portraits and absolutely amazing birth images! even though it’s not their dream…

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Monday October 5th, 2009

Friday July 17th, 2009

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sneak peek: liza lubell of quince

sneak peek: liza lubell of quince

after growing up in new york city liza lubell of quince {flowers} takes comfort in small living quarters. so she was delighted when she moved to portland, oregon and found this adorable one bedroom apartment in a big old craftsman house that had been converted into small studios and one bedroom apartments. outfitting the apartment…

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Monday June 8th, 2009

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sneak peek: clementine press

sneak peek: clementine press

today we’re getting a sneak peek into the 1937 garden courtyard apartment of richenda brim, better known as clementine press. the 580 sf studio is slightly smaller that her previous one bedroom, but the charm of the mantel, built-in bookcase and French draws drew her in on first sight. the challenge remains how to organically…

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Wednesday June 3rd, 2009

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sneak peek: barbara of atelier lzc

sneak peek: barbara of atelier lzc

it’s no secret that i’m a complete francophile, and when it comes to great french design atelier lzc is on the a-list. barbara zorn is one of the three designers that makes up the studio, and the star behind today’s sneak peek. just like the fun, bold patterns that she creates, i love seeing how…

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Monday May 4th, 2009

Friday April 24th, 2009

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sneak peek: madeley of chick print

sneak peek: madeley of chick print

after another fabulous week of great sneak peeks, today we’re rounding out the week with the home of madeley of chick print. her two little girls clearly play just as influential role in the house decor as she does- i adore how their artwork has made it into the “gallery” walls of the home. if…

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Monday April 20th, 2009