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Thursday January 9th, 2014

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A California Juice Bar with a Scandinavian Feel

It’s a new year, and with so many resolutions to be healthier we had to share a peek inside Juice Served Here. Designers Barbara Rourke and Jason St. John of Bells & Whistles – who started out as artists and furniture makers and evolved into a full-service design studio – wanted to achieve a very…

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Monday January 28th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Johanne & Palle Bruun Rasmussen

Johanne and Palle Bruun Rasmussen live just outside Aarhus, Denmark’s second largest city, and next to the forest and the ocean, a bike-friendly distance to both the city and their offices. Johanne is one of five partners for the digital creative agency Hello Monday, which has an impressive lineup of clients that includes Google and MoMA…

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Monday October 22nd, 2012

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sneak peek: steve and kalah kren

Steve and Kalah Kren have lived in this 1905 farmhouse in Nampa, just outside of Boise, Idaho for three years with their three young children, Jack (7) Halle (5) and Sophie (2). Given that it is a farmhouse, they knew they didn’t want to style it with just country pieces. Kalah describes their personal style…

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Monday November 7th, 2011

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sneak peek: robert kristiansen

Interior designer Robert Kristiansen was born and raised in Oslo, Norway. His father owned a large travel business, making travel an important part of his life, not only for the extraordinary people he’s met but also for the incredible objects that have worked their way into his Nesodden, Norway, home. Being raised in a winter…

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sneak peek: robert kristiansen’s summer home

Mary Beth Koeth spent the summer in Oslo, Norway, for her semester abroad in photography studies. While there, she stayed in a fabulous summer home just outside the city that overlooked a fjord. After photographing her summer home, the owner and interior designer, Robert Kristiansen, invited her to shoot his personal home (stay tuned for…

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Monday May 16th, 2011

Monday April 25th, 2011

Monday November 15th, 2010

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sneak peek: pernille picherit

sneak peek: pernille picherit

Danish designer Pernille Picherit lives in France with her French husband Olivier and their two children, Arthur, 7, and Célia, 4. When the couple first visited this French farmhouse 60 km from Paris, they never thought, “wow, this is our dream house,” but Olivier loved the huge garden and easy access to Paris, while Pernille…

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Monday May 24th, 2010

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sneak peek: nineteen seventy three

sneak peek: nineteen seventy three

emma and james emmerson of greeting card and stationery publisher 1973 moved into this victorian house in brighton, england in january 2009.  they purchased it from a 74 year old woman who had lived there with her mother for thirty years, so, needless to say, the house needed a lot of love. after 18 months…

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Monday April 5th, 2010

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sneak peek: yvette laduk

sneak peek: yvette laduk

dutch designer yvette laduk works and meets clients from her waterfront home, so she likes to joke that she lives inside her own portfolio. when she and her partner bas, a contractor, first found this bungalow in alphen aan de rijn, netherlands, they knew it had potential. with their combined design expertise, yvette and bas gutted…

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Monday March 15th, 2010

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sneak peek: rosetta santucci

sneak peek: rosetta santucci

painter rosetta santucci lives with her husband, their two boys and labradoodle, Banjo in this home in footscray, (just outside of melbourne) australia. rosetta’s background in costume for film and television along with her passion for textiles has deeply influenced her painting style. as someone who used to bemoan the white walls in rental apartments,…

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Monday March 8th, 2010

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sneak peek: asia gwis

sneak peek: asia gwis

three years ago graphic designer asia gwis and her husband sebastian (and 2 dogs and 3 cats) found this amazing 80 year old former schoolhouse in the countryside of poland. they moved it to warsaw where they restored it. the exterior remains an old, black cottage, but they’ve designed everything on the inside themselves, and…

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Monday January 11th, 2010

Thursday December 10th, 2009

Tuesday November 17th, 2009

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sneak peek: anne lise kjaer

sneak peek: anne lise kjaer

scandinavian born trend forcaster anne lise kjaer lives and works from her 4 bedroom victorian house in north london’s highgate. her company, kjaer global, works with an internationally recognized client base with wide reach. as someone savvy to social trends, it’s fascinating to see today’s wonderful peek into her home and the ways she has…

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Monday March 23rd, 2009

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sneak peek: katarina andersson

sneak peek: katarina andersson

today’s final peek belongs to katarina andersson, who is a co-owner and designer at HAPPYsthlm. katarina lives with husband frank and daughter liv in a beautiful 18th century home in central stockholm. built in 1750, katarina’s home originally functioned as a wood workshop until 1990, giving it its industrial feel. i’m totally envious of katarina’s…

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Monday February 16th, 2009

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sneak peek: farmer’s market (iceland)

sneak peek: farmer’s market (iceland)

farmers market is an icelandic design company, founded in 2005 by designer bergthora gudnadottir and musician joel palsson (check out their feature in the regional roundup: iceland). their work utilizes the unique icelandic wool, and other raw natural materials to create a line of multifunctional clothing and accessories, practical for all aspects of life. the line draws from…

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Monday December 8th, 2008

Monday November 24th, 2008

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sneak peek: paper scissors oranges

sneak peek: paper scissors oranges

our next sneak peek comes to us from reader susanna carrillo, owner paper scissors oranges art studio for kids in darien, connecticut. i love how she describes her home, set against a clean white canvas, as “very much influenced by the children’s art work and the paint I mix daily.” the great, bold pops of…

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