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Monday February 24th, 2014

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A Little Bit of Texas in Brooklyn

Textile designer Heather Winn Bowman has lived in this Park Slope home with Tibaut, her musician husband (of Auto Body) , the couple’s  two dogs, Oliver and Amelie, and cat, Kibis for the past three years. The home is a mixture of styles – Heather inherited a vast amount of furniture from her grandparents. Much…

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Monday April 29th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: PJ Mehaffey & Dylan Hightower

Since we first featured their Brooklyn apartment, in Design*Sponge at Home, prop stylist P.J. Mehaffey and his partner Dylan Hightower have moved to a new apartment in Prospect Lefferts Gardens in Brooklyn. P.J. has created an entire business out of love of repurposing found objects so when it came to his own home, he worked…

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Monday February 11th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Jason Santa Maria & Megan Born

Jason Santa Maria and Megan Born live in Brooklyn’s Cobble Hill neighborhood. Jason is a graphic designer, author and teacher. He co-founded A Book Apart, a publishing company that specializes in brief books for people who make websites, and also teaches in the Interaction Design graduate program at the School of Visual Arts. Meanwhile, Megan is a landscape…

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Monday October 15th, 2012

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Sneak Peek: Ariel Dearie

Even before moving to New York, Ariel Dearie had long admired the former sweater factory building in Williamsburg with beautiful, ornate rusted wrought iron and huge windows that she now calls home. Fourteen years ago, the factory was converted into lofts, and as Ariel says, “I kind of had to stalk the building to get in. No…

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Monday January 16th, 2012

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sneak peek: parker gard + lauren bakst

Just six months ago, Lauren Bakst, a choreographer and performer who also works for BOMB magazine, and Parker Gard, who teaches media arts, makes short films and is a self-proclaimed DIY-er, moved into this Brooklyn apartment, their first home together. The couple chose the Kensington neighborhood of Brooklyn, an eclectic community filled with old Victorian homes…

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Monday August 1st, 2011

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sneak peek: juliet gorman & elliott malkin

Ceramicist and jewelry designer Juliet Gorman and interaction designer Elliott Malkin live in a Brooklyn apartment that spans two floors, enabling the couple to feel like they’re living in a tree house. The building has a storied past — jazz musician Slide Hampton once lived in the building, and saxophone player Eric Dolphy supposedly composed…

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Monday May 23rd, 2011

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sneak peek: maayan pearl

sneak peek: maayan pearl

Maayan Pearl is a multi-disciplinary designer who moved to New York to attend Cooper Union; these days, she works as a graphic designer for Bloomberg BusinessWeek magazine. After graduating, she relocated to Brooklyn with her boyfriend, David. Since their move three years ago, they’ve been working to replace dorm-style furniture with a mix of thrift…

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Monday May 2nd, 2011

Monday April 4th, 2011

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sneak peek: lauren shields

sneak peek: lauren shields

When prop stylist Lauren Shields started decorating her apartment in Park Slope Brooklyn, the endeavor initially operated as one large testing ground for craft projects. Her job has her constantly pounding the pavement looking for interesting objects and learning new tricks and techniques for achieving things on set. Her goal for her home was to create…

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Monday November 15th, 2010

Monday September 20th, 2010

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sneak peek: jen altman {park slope}

sneak peek: jen altman {park slope}

We’ve already been lucky enough to feature the home of the talented Jen Altman twice (here and here). But this summer she packed up the family and said farewell to Omaha, Nebraska, to call Park Slope, Brooklyn, home. I must admit, I’m in complete awe that Jen was able put this place together in only…

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Monday August 30th, 2010

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sneak peek: joel holland

sneak peek: joel holland

joel holland has called brooklyn home for over 10 years now, and most of it has been spent in this apartment in one form or another. he’s dreamt of having an office with a door like the ones described in the fountainhead: “joel holland, hand-letterer/illustrator/pizza maker” in gold leaf on frosted glass. but he likes…

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Monday June 14th, 2010

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sneak peek: gold teeth brooklyn

sneak peek: gold teeth brooklyn

jesse and alex moved to new york in the same week in august of 2006,  met while working at the same restaurant, became friends and two years later started dating. this is their first home together and a compromise of their two aesthetics and personalities.  jesse teamed up with her good friend emily to start…

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Monday April 26th, 2010

Monday March 8th, 2010

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sneak peek: marianne van ooij

sneak peek: marianne van ooij

ever since dutch designer marianne van ooij and her husband moved to new york, they’ve called this brooklyn apartment home. marianne is not a fan of too much color or clutter (and would have their home emptier if possible), but it’s about striking a balance with her husband, who is the opposite and prefers bright…

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Monday February 15th, 2010

Monday August 24th, 2009

Tuesday July 21st, 2009

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sneak peek: lisa mayock of vena cava

sneak peek: lisa mayock of vena cava

l lisa mayock is one half of vena cava. along with sophie buhai, the two started the company after graduating from parsons in 2003, and sell to about 150 stores globally, with key accounts such as barneys, saks and bergdorfs. they recently started a blog, where we regualrly post awesome street finds, recipes, inspiring photos,…

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Tuesday July 7th, 2009

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sneak peek: julie torres moskovitz {pratt}

sneak peek: julie torres moskovitz {pratt}

julie torres moskovitz, principal of fabrica 718 in brooklyn, is an architect who teaches sustainable design in the interior design department at pratt institute where she is a visiting assistant professor. today we have a great look into her williamsburg, brooklyn home that she and her husband renovated this past winter. they’d been in the…

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Tuesday June 9th, 2009

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sneak peek: leslie siegel

sneak peek: leslie siegel

today’s final post belongs to the lovely leslie siegel. leslie has been a prop stylist in the design industry for 14 years and is currently at work on a full-length feature documentary. but today she’s taking a break from work and sharing her park slope, brooklyn home with us. i am dying to have a…

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