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Monday September 8th, 2014

sneak peeks by 17

A Textile-Inspired Design in Williamsburg

When textile designer Amira Marion and husband Pierre Carpentier moved back to New York after living in Paris for a couple of years, they rented a room in the apartment of an interior decorator from Airbnb while they apartment hunted in Brooklyn. They fell in love with the building’s high ceilings, whitewashed exposed brick and…

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Monday May 12th, 2014

Monday March 24th, 2014

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A Home Where Each Room Has its Own Personality

A few weeks ago, I interviewed set and interior designer Jen Chu for our We Want Your Job column. Not only did Jen give extraordinarily detailed information about becoming a set designer, but through the interview, I also realized how handy she is. So I asked if we could peek into her Fort Greene, Brooklyn apartment….

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Monday November 25th, 2013

Monday June 9th, 2008

interior design, sneak peeks by 27

sneak peek: SITEdesign

sneak peek: SITEdesign

our first sneak peek comes from mackenzie farquer of SITEdesign who can practically say she lives on sesame street (she lives across the street from kaufmann astoria studios in queens, where that and many other shows are filmed). once there she fell in love with the neighborhood, making it a no-brainer to open up shop…

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Friday December 7th, 2007

Tuesday February 27th, 2007

interior design, sneak peeks by 17

lost bird found

lost bird found

sara jensen and her husband thor of lost bird found have a beautiful home in astoria, ny. i wanted to end today on a colorful note so i thought their beautiful green bedroom (with touches of bright orange) would be perfect. sara was the designer behind the popular pomegranite pouches at dec’s d*s shop and…

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