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Monday May 5th, 2014

Monday April 28th, 2014

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A Spirit of Generosity in a Philadelphia Home

Designer Mike Smith and writer Chara Odhner have a spirit of generosity and openness that truly captures the spirit of the Philadelphia apartment they’ve lived in for just about three years now. Mike says they don’t have a specific decorating style, just that he’s not much of a minimalist and wants the space to feel warm…

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Monday June 3rd, 2013

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Monday May 6th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Travis and Maike McNeill of welovepictures

When asked to describe their home, married wedding photographer team Travis and Maike McNeill say they are inspired by the beautiful lines of the Mid-Century Modern era and the simplicity and warmth of Scandinavian living. They have combined with those inspirations with a mix and match of things handed down to Maike by her German…

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Monday February 4th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Arran Russell and Jacqui Lewis

Arran Russell and Jacqui Lewis live in Five Ways, Paddington in Sydney, Australia. Arran is co-partner in the clothing brand Vanishing Elephant along with Huw Bennett and Felix Chan. He also partners with his wife, Jacqui, and her agency, FOLKE, working on creative and art direction. I suspect working together professionally is great practice for their…

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Monday January 21st, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Sasha Ritter

Five months ago, Sasha Ritter relocated from California to New York and moved in with her friend and collaborator, Kristin Morrison. Having worked together on many design projects in California, their new Brooklyn apartment became the perfect opportunity for their first New York-based collaboration. Working within a tight budget, they pooled their resources, scavenged thrift stores…

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Monday May 21st, 2012

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sneak peek: evan & oliver haslegrave

Three years ago, brothers Evan and Oliver Haslegrave moved into a raw space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The brothers had founded a building and design company called hOmE, an anagram of their names and those of their sisters, Hadley and Morgan. They’ve designed and built commercial spaces in New York City such as the restaurants Goat…

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Monday June 20th, 2011

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sneak peek: greg + grey of antler&co.

Grace and I just returned yesterday from our West Coast adventure in San Francisco and Portland. It was my first time in Portland, which I found to be an easy city to fall in love with. So I’m thrilled to have a Portland home in today’s sneak peek roundup. Greg and Grey of Antler&Co. moved…

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Monday January 24th, 2011

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Monday November 9th, 2009

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sneak peek: sophie blackall

sneak peek: sophie blackall

we’re so pleased today to share with you the home of sophie blackall, as it’s one of the more fantastical “sneak peeks” we’ve shown on the site. i’m sure most of you have seen her work in any number of national publications, but i was most drawn to her latest project “missed connections” where she…

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Wednesday October 7th, 2009

Monday October 5th, 2009

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sneak peek: allison cole

sneak peek: allison cole

illustrator allison cole and her husband rent a great renovated loft building in downtown pawtucket, rhode island. pawtucket is one town over from providence (allison is a risd alumn). they live down the street from slater mill, the first water powered cotton spinning mill in north america, but their particular building was built in 1870…

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Friday May 29th, 2009

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sneak peek: timber!

sneak peek: timber!

sue daly of timber! (and founder of renegade craft fair) is a city dweller but most of her inspiration for her work comes from the great outdoors, so it’s only appropriate that she and her husband mat (also an artist) find themselves living in a home that feels like living in a treehouse. their third…

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Tuesday May 5th, 2009

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sneak peek: dan funderburgh

sneak peek: dan funderburgh

here at d*s we’re big fans of brooklyn-based wallpaper designer and artist dan funderburgh. just as influences for his patterns range from 14th century moorish mosaic to 60′s American op art, his wide range of tastes weave themselves into the framework of his home. don’t miss the full peek after the jump, as well as…

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Monday March 16th, 2009

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sneak peek: alan the gallant {ana}

sneak peek: alan the gallant {ana}

whenever i think of barcelona, i can’t help but think of one of my favorite movies, l’auberge espagnole. while much more sophisticated than the “catch all” apartment of foregin roommates in the film, ana montiel’s (the “an” and designer/artist of  alAN the gllant) just says barcelona to me. i completely envy her view out to…

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Monday February 16th, 2009

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sneak peek: mike perry + anna wolf

sneak peek: mike perry + anna wolf

today’s final sneak peek belongs to the talented duo of mike perry and anna wolf. i first met mike and anna when we started the design by the book series (mike was one of the artists featured in the videos) and managed to sneak a peek into their incredible crown heights, brooklyn studio during filming….

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