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Monday June 17th, 2013

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A Hidden Garden in the Middle of Brooklyn

Douglas Riccardi says that he never wanted his place to look too “decorated” and rather prefers to keep things simple in terms of decor. But with an eye for aesthetics, (he is head of his own design firm, Memo Productions) Douglas has certainly found the perfect spot for many of his collected design artifacts in…

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Tuesday September 4th, 2012

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sneak peek: alexandra grablewski and todd bonné

Alexandra Grablewski is a photographer specializing in food, still life and lifestyle photography, and she is fortunate enough to work from her home about 50% of the time. Alexandra wanted to create a place where she’d enjoy working and that could double as a location for cookbook shoots and other projects. Her partner, Todd Bonné, is…

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Monday March 26th, 2012

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sneak peek: chad kouri + margot harrington

Chad Kouri and Margot Harrington live in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood. Chad is a collage artist, designer/illustrator, muralist, public artist and one of the founding members of Post Family, which is part gallery and part hotbed of creative collaboration. Margot started her graphic design studio and blog, Pitch Design Union, in 2008 after being laid off, and…

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Monday March 28th, 2011

Wednesday November 25th, 2009

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sneak peek: ruthie sayles

sneak peek: ruthie sayles

today i thought it would be fun to round our our holiday week of posts with a sneak peek into designer/skin therapist ruthie sayles’ east nashville home. ruthie and and her husband will share this beautiful 100 year old victorian home, which stretches over 1600 square feet. working on a tight budget, ruthie and will…

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Monday November 23rd, 2009

Monday September 21st, 2009

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sneak peek: amy osaba

sneak peek: amy osaba

how amy osaba is able to create such a serene and elegant home with three boys under the age of 5, i will never know! she must have learned some sort of grace under pressure during her 10 years as a professional ballet dancer. now amy applies that love of beauty and movement to her…

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Monday August 31st, 2009

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sneak peek: penny de los santos

sneak peek: penny de los santos

growing up I always had aspirations to be a national geographic photographer. well, today’s sneak peek comes from penny de los santos, who does just that, but she also shoots for saveur and most recently, martha stewart living. she bought her 1938 austin bungalow in 2003 and along with her partner did a 14 month…

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Wednesday August 19th, 2009

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sneak peek: tugboat print shop

sneak peek: tugboat print shop

husband and wife artist team valerie lueth and paul roden make up tugboat printshop. the couple calls pittsburgh, pa home and their printshop operates out of the first floor of the brick rowhouse (talk about an easy commute!). i love how the space so easily jives to serve both purposes, yet feels so liveable. not…

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Monday June 22nd, 2009

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sneak peek: morgan satterfield

sneak peek: morgan satterfield

lesson of the day: never buy any one item for over $100. the result is what you see below, and it’s seriously amazing! everything in the home of morgan satterfield has been thrifted, bartered, from a flea market, from craigslist, and the occasional piece from the “as is” section of ikea, not to mention a…

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Tuesday June 16th, 2009

Tuesday February 26th, 2008

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sneak peek: three potato four

sneak peek: three potato four

today’s last sneak peek belongs to janet morales and stu eli, the husband and wife team behind three potato four, an online shop devoted to housewares, accessories, vintage finds and 3P4 originals. based in reston, virginia (go, VA!), janet and stu have a stong love of collections and classic modern design. their home is a…

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Monday December 17th, 2007

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sneak peek: andy beers

sneak peek: andy beers

you may remember andy beers’ beautiful bedroom from the the sparkability rocker giveaway this october. andy is a recent graduate of the interior architecture master’s program at the university of oregon in eugene. this fall, andy and his wife moved to portland where he now works for interior designer jessica helgerson (who specializes in sustainably-focused…

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