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Monday February 3rd, 2014

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Minimalist Style in a Vancouver Home

Although a hair stylist and make-up artist by trade, Danielle Valentine says she has a passion for all things interior design and would one day love to try her hand at it professionally. Her keen sense of style is evident throughout her Vancouver home. She shares this 1000 square-foot space with her husband and three…

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Monday December 9th, 2013

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Minimal + Vintage in Brooklyn

Rima Brindamour runs bkstyled a blog about Brooklyn design. She moved into her Clinton Hill apartment in June 2012 and since then has been working to create an apartment that was warm, vibrant and comfortable. A space that reflects her personal taste and incorporates meaningful objects ( like the vintage pins her grandmother brought back…

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Monday April 15th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Aileen Cheng & Kevin Will Chen

Aileen Cheng & Kevin Will Chen live in Sunnyvale, California where Aileen is a freelance graphic designer and art director with a studio specializing in branding, while Kevin started his career in retail design at Nike and is currently an art director at Apple. They moved to the Bay Area from LA a year ago and chose…

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Monday February 18th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Claire Cottrell

After just six short months in her home, Claire Cottrell has achieved the look she strives for, “minimal a la modern Japanese,” specifically inspired by the Japanese architecture firms SANAA and Atelier Bow-Wow. While she dreams of having an all white space, she’s incorporated soft pastel colors punctuated by rich natural hues via handmade textiles,…

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Monday November 12th, 2012

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Sneak Peek: Stephanie Brubaker + Family

Two years ago, Stephanie Brubaker and her family moved into this apartment in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood. Since light is a premium in Seattle, Stephanie says they were determined to create a bright, open space as a way of helping her family cope with the long, dark days. Their first project was to paint the olive…

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Monday January 30th, 2012

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sneak peek: amanda happé

It’s not every day that I get to present a sneak peek full of logs, but this one made me smile, as each log has its own story. When painter and senior designer at Bruce Mau Design, Amanda Happé, moved into this Brockton Village, Toronto, apartment six months ago, the only furniture she brought was her kitchen table,…

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Monday August 10th, 2009

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sneak peek: isabel asha penzlien

sneak peek: isabel asha penzlien

as i’m in the process of de-cluttering my own life, i’m instantly drawn to the beautiful simplicity of photographer isabel asha penzlien‘s home in chinatown, new york. in keeping her home minimal and functional she’s also able to use it as a photo studio (oh, and not to mention, a badminton court as well!). isabel…

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Monday June 29th, 2009

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sneak peek: greg merryweather

sneak peek: greg merryweather

pratt adjunct assistant professor of architecture gregory merryweather’s home first appeared in the book, brooklyn modern: architecture, interiors, and design by diana lind. he and his wife renovated into the small carriage house that is right across the street from pratt’s brooklyn campus that is now home to them and their two sons. the house…

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Monday November 17th, 2008

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sneak peek: candice waldron

sneak peek: candice waldron

in 2006, emmy-nominated [former] broadcast journalist and television producer, candice waldron opened jumelle (french for “twin”) on williamsburg’s bustling bedford avenue. the shop showcases emerging and establised american and international designers. today rather than through fashion, she shows off her style in a great sneak peek. candice has found herself living in fort greene brooklyn,…

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Monday September 29th, 2008

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sneak peek: swissmiss

sneak peek: swissmiss

for over a year now, swissmiss has been one of my favorite stops for daily inspiration. authored by designer tina roth eisenberg, she always has the best finds, which clearly are rooted in her swiss upbringing. as hard as i try, i know i for one will never be able to pull off the minimalist,…

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Monday March 3rd, 2008

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sneak peek: elena coleman

sneak peek: elena coleman

today’s first sneak peek (the second to follow at 1pm today) belongs to los angeles architect elena coleman. her downtown apartment is part of the douglas building which was build in honor or t.d. stimson (a lumber baron turned real estate mogul) features original wood flooring from the 1800s. elena’s clean, open, minimalist space inspires…

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Monday February 18th, 2008

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sneak peek: sugarloop

sneak peek: sugarloop

today’s sneak peek belongs to new zealand designer bernadette sipkes of sugarloop. a definite favorite among design bloggers and etsy shoppers, bernadette creates beautiful limited edition screenprints she sells through her etsy shop and discusses on her blog (among other topics). today we’re catching a sneak peek (thanks to anne) into her auckland home, complete…

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Friday February 23rd, 2007

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k studio

k studio

i’m a little sluggish this morning (i had dinner at top chef alum harold dieterle‘s old restaurant, the harrison) so i thought i’d start with a sneak peek into the home of k studio designer, shelly klein. i heard from several readers that she had a beautiful home and well, they were right. here are…

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Thursday February 22nd, 2007

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k. cooper

k. cooper

so sorry for the rush this morning- i have to do some work at hg today so i’m out for the rest of the afternoon. i’ll be back with much more tomorrow but i wanted to get as much as possible up today. our sneak peek for this afternoon belongs to the home of hoping…

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