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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 January 27th, 2014

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A Retro California Home that Pops With Color

Graphic designer Chelsea Brink has lived in this apartment in Long Beach, California for almost two years. The location, just off of Retro Row (an area known for its vintage shopping), is a perfect fit for a vintage lover like Chelsea. She says she is drawn to mid-century furniture, big pops of color and, as…

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Monday June 18th, 2012

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sneak peek: jamie lawson and jacqui oakley

As a married couple operating separate design and illustration practices across the hall from each other at home, Jamie Lawson and Jacqui Oakley feel it’s important to have a comfortable living space that lends itself to creative work. The apartment, located on the second floor of a Victorian home in Hamilton, Ontario — just outside…

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Monday March 19th, 2012

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sneak peek: victoria and matthew hudgins

Victoria and Matthew Hudgins rent their home in the Old Southwest, their favorite neighborhood in Reno, Nevada. Victoria is mom to twin toddlers and author of the daily blog A Subtle Revelry, which is about the art of merrymaking. She also is the founding editor of Styled. magazine and does freelance craft styling on the…

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Monday December 19th, 2011

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rym of mademoiselle bagatelles

As I’m on a quest to find a new Parisian apartment for myself, I’m happy to share the home of Rym of Mademoiselle Bagatelles and dream of finding a great place like hers. Rym’s flair for style and strong sense of color and texture are the result of growing up between Paris and Tunisia. She recently…

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Monday August 8th, 2011

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sneak peek: kelly of kelly oshiro design

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Designer Kelly Oshiro spends her days creating beautiful events, so it’s no great surprise that her home feels like the perfect backdrop for a party. She’s lived in this Santa Barbara house for just a year and a half. For both her events and her home, Kelly loves to layer new and old items, and…

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Monday October 25th, 2010

Tuesday April 7th, 2009

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sneak peek: dutch door press {anna}

sneak peek: dutch door press {anna}

illustrator and letterpress printer anna branning is half of the team behind dutch door press. her san francisco home seamlessly blends styles from near and far, much like their line of prints. in case you missed it, don’t forget to check out the peek into their studio, and stay tuned for mara’s sneak peek up…

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Monday December 15th, 2008

Wednesday September 10th, 2008

Monday August 4th, 2008

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sneak peek: laurie of two trick pony

sneak peek: laurie of two trick pony

today we have a special double sneak peek into the creative minds behind two trick pony eco-modern stationery and notecards. first up is laurie mee’s home filled with great splashes of fun color. click here for additional images and stay tuned for carrie’s modern home at 2pm. [thanks so much, laurie!] -anne [Above: As soon…

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Monday June 9th, 2008

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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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Monday January 21st, 2008

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sneak peek: sandra soss

sneak peek: sandra soss

today is a special sneak peek monday because we have two special peeks today (the second is coming up at 2pm!). our first sneak peek belongs to chicago artist, sandra soss (better known as ‘sosser’ online) of bricolage life. sandra is a wonderful artist who focuses on handmade accessories she sells from her etsy shop….

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Thursday December 13th, 2007

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sneak peek: tricia royal

sneak peek: tricia royal

d*s reader jill danyelle wrote in a while back to suggest a sneak peek into the home of artist tricia royal. tricia recently moved to san francisco and was kind enough to share a peek into her lovely, color filled home. tricia founded wardrobe remix on flickr but you can find more information on her…

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Friday December 7th, 2007

Tuesday March 6th, 2007

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fred flare

fred flare

i don’t know why i expected anything less but the home of fred flare founders chris and keith is an explosion of color and kitschy-fun design. it’s like a wonderland of fun accessories. there’s a full slideshow of their home right here but my favorites are below. be sure to catch the lights made of…

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Tuesday February 27th, 2007

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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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