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Monday March 3rd, 2014

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Bohemian Living in London

When Cate St. Hill bought this third-floor flat in a 1930s red-brick building about six or seven years ago, the neighborhood of King’s Cross, London was a bit rundown, but since the development of King’s Cross station and St Pancras International, the neighborhood has begun to improve. Central Saint Martins, the renowned art school, has…

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Monday February 17th, 2014

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In London, Revisiting a Childhood Home

Louisa Parris resides in this South London home with her husband, Chris Duggan and their 11-month-old son, Art. Though they moved into the space in 2012, this is not Louisa’s first time living here. She actually spent half her childhood in this Grade II listed flat. (In the UK, a Grade II flat is a…

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Monday November 25th, 2013

Monday October 7th, 2013

Monday September 23rd, 2013

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Australian Artist Beach Retreat

In the ’70s Australian artist Bruce Goold was involved in an art movement called “The Yellow House”, an artist collective in Sydney where the canvas was the house itself and almost every wall, floor and ceiling became part of the gallery. These days Bruce works primarily in lino cuts but his house is still very…

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Monday August 19th, 2013

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A San Diego home full of handmade touches

Kelli and Sam Larson have been living in their northern San Diego home for four years. They both are well-traveled, but this home is the place they always want to come back to. These days they share it with their one year old daughter Rylee and their cat, Bam. Many of you may know Kelli…

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Monday July 15th, 2013

Monday April 1st, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Kevin Burke and David Kimelman

As a documentary and portrait photographer often capturing people in their homes, David Kimelman is always looking for the angles and details within a space that highlight the occupant’s personality and passions. Over the past three years, he and his husband, Kevin Burke — the vice president of creative services for Tommy Hilfiger — have utilized…

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Monday March 18th, 2013

Monday October 8th, 2012

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sneak peek: margaux & walter kent

Margaux and Walter make things. Mostly, they devote their making hours to Peg and Awl, creating objects for the home, body and garden, all from reclaimed materials. The couple lives in Fishtown, Philadelphia, in an historic area close to the river. It’s a pretty full house; in addition to Margaux and Walter, there are their…

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Monday February 20th, 2012

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sneak peek: tara mangini & percy bright

I’ve been awaiting this peek for quite a while. Ever since we saw a little of the spectacular transformations that Tara Mangini & Percy Bright accomplished on this 1915 Philadelphia row house (See Before & After: Percy’s Home Transformation Part 1 and Part 2), I was anxious to see the entire home. The couple has exquisite…

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Monday October 24th, 2011

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sneak peek: shelley goldberg & tony writer

Native New Yorker and textile designer Shelley Goldberg started working in fashion houses before moving into the realm of home design. While she often considers her work “art for the floor,” today’s peek into her Clinton Hill, Brooklyn home demonstrates how the space becomes a palette for larger design experiments. Overall, Shelley considers her aesthetic…

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Monday March 28th, 2011

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Monday April 19th, 2010

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sneak peek: susy pilgrim waters

sneak peek: susy pilgrim waters

today’s sneak peek into brit-born illustrator/artist susy pilgrim water‘s boston home feels like the perfect place to ring in spring,  with its light and refreshing color palette. susy and her husband keith have been in this 1898 home for 14 years now, and have been remodeling it themselves ever since (each piece of susy work…

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Monday January 25th, 2010

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sneak peek: ryan humphrey

sneak peek: ryan humphrey

here on d*s it’s always a treat for us when we can throw in a dose of “boy” style.  this sneak peek comes to us from artist and former top design contestant, ryan humphrey. ryan and fashion designer girlfriend, lindsay derose, bought the apartment located in jackson heights queens six years ago as a major…

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Monday January 18th, 2010

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sneak peek: oki sato’s moss house

sneak peek: oki sato’s moss house

ever since i visited japan several years ago i’ve had a fascination with japanese design and its relative simplicity.  there is still so much i have to learn, but today is a step in the right direction.  this “moss house” sneak peek comes from oki sato who is behind nendo, a tokyo-based firm specializing in…

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