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Monday January 14th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Derek James and Kristin Korven

When Derek James moved from Chicago to Los Angeles to be closer to his band, The Entrance Band, he rented space in this Laurel Canyon home. The house was home to an ever-rotating group of roommates, who all bonded over music. Finally, Derek was the one who had been in residence longest (he’s bunked in nearly…

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Monday December 10th, 2012

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Sneak Peek: Camilla Ebdrup and Andreas Stenmann

Camilla Ebdrup, half of the Danish duo behind LuckyBoySunday, and her husband, photographer Andreas Stenmann, live in the Sluseholmen neighborhood of Copenhagen with their four-year-old son, Sigurd. The three-level apartment they’ve called home for the past year and a half is at the waterfront with nearby canals and often inspires them to decorate with objects…

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Monday May 21st, 2012

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sneak peek: merav sade

Interior designer Merav Sade loves her work: transforming a space so it’s functional for her clients, choosing colors and fabrics and shopping for just the right vintage touches. She’s a mother to two teenagers — daughter Hagar is 16 and son Eitan is 13 — and also participates in an online architecture and design forum…

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Monday March 5th, 2012

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sneak peek: kate and alden woodrow

Kate Woodrow is an art editor for Chronicle Books who also copyedits Anthology magazine in her spare time, while her husband, Alden, is a graduate student at UC Berkeley. They rent their 1,100 square-foot home from the 1920s in Berkeley’s Elmwood neighborhood. Through both of her jobs, Kate has the ability to turn words and art…

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Monday February 20th, 2012

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sneak peek: asher israelow and jamie goldenberg

Asher Israelow and Jamie Goldenberg are a creative couple based in New York City’s West Village. Asher is an architectural and furniture designer working out of Red Hook, Brooklyn, and Jamie is a photo editor for Bloomberg’s Businessweek. Their home is a collection of objects, both handmade and admired. They have many designer and artist…

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Monday February 6th, 2012

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sneak peek: amanda wright of wit & whistle

Amanda Wright and her husband, Daniel, have lived in this home in Cary, North Carolina, for nearly four years. Though the house is flanked by two cities and several highways, the huge windows in the great room provide panoramic views of the forest behind, giving the home a secluded mountain hideaway feel. In decorating the…

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Monday August 1st, 2011

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sneak peek: rachel bending of bird textiles

Rachel Bending, the creative force behind Bird Textiles, lives in an 80-acre wildlife sanctuary in Byron Bay, Australia, with her partner, Campbell, and the couple’s 9-month-old daughter, Quincy. Byron Bay has been a popular vacation destination since the ’70s when it became known for its beautiful beaches and laid-back surf culture. Most of the locals,…

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Monday June 13th, 2011

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sneak peek: caitlin of roost

I have two words for this peek: two months! That’s how long Caitlin Van Horn of Roost has lived in this Birmingham, Alabama, home. After living in Seattle for three years, Caitlin and her husband moved back down to her southern hometown to be closer to family and friends. The house was built in 1940 but…

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Monday January 3rd, 2011

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Friday March 27th, 2009

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Monday October 27th, 2008

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sneak peek: screech owl {brooklyn}

sneak peek: screech owl {brooklyn}

we first got a glimpse into the home life of jacqueline and george schmidt of screech owl design this summer with a charming look into their summer cottage in michigan. it’s great to see the different sytles reflected in each place – summer getaway versus modern, urban living – and it’s no wonder their ideas…

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Thursday September 25th, 2008

Tuesday August 12th, 2008

Monday March 24th, 2008