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Monday June 23rd, 2014

Monday June 2nd, 2014

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170-Year-Old House Becomes Home to a Young Family

Six years ago when Jill and Aaron Baker decided they were ready to invest in a home, they hunted all over Brooklyn. They were actually in the inspection stage of purchasing a Brooklyn co-op when they stumbled upon this 1840s home within the Palisades Historic District in Rockland County, NY. Realizing they could purchase an entire…

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Monday February 10th, 2014

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A Modern Minimalist Nashville Home

Artist Jodi Hays describes the style of the home she shares with her husband, Felix Gresham, and boys Gus Wonder (3.5 years old) and Eames Ever (2 years old) as Southern Modern Artful [playful] Minimalist. Jodi makes abstract paintings that stem from her interests in landscape and architecture and loves living in a home where…

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Monday November 18th, 2013

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A Warm SF Home with a Rock ‘n Roll Twist

Sally Clark is the Culture and Communication Lead at the innovation and design consultancy IDEO . She also moonlights as a yoga teacher, and runs her own interior styling business, SallyMcb. Her husband, Charlie, brokers commercial real estate loans by day and writes screenplays by night. When it came to decorating their Noe Valley, San Francisco…

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Monday October 15th, 2012

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Sneak Peek: Dana + Patrick Worlock

Dana and Patrick Worlock and their two children, son Calder (8) and daughter Serra (5), moved to this home in Pound Ridge, NY, nearly three years ago. Dana is a garden and floral designer (this year she did flowers for the Glass House in New Canaan). She usually works on small-scale intimate projects, and she…

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Monday August 20th, 2012

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sneak peek: lauren moffatt

After living on a 31-foot sailboat on the Hudson River for five years, fashion designer Lauren Moffatt made the move to a small one-bedroom apartment in Manhattan. At the time, the concept of indoor plumbing alone was enough to turn her into a land lover! Twelve years later, with a husband, a child and another…

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Monday August 13th, 2012

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sneak peek: andreas uebele

Andreas Uebele, based in Stuttgart, Germany, is a visual and communications designer and professor with a background in architecture and urban planning. In 1996, he founded his own visual communications agency, Uebele, which focuses on visual identity, signage and wayfinding systems, corporate communications and exhibitions. His home was built more than 100 years ago, and everything possible…

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Monday August 22nd, 2011

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sneak peek: amanda + dave from gus*

When Amanda Schuler and Dave Podsiadlo of Gus* chose Mimico, an old neighborhood in the West End of Toronto, as the perfect spot to raise a family, they were attracted to its proximity to downtown, the lakefront and the growing new group of professionals revitalizing the area. (Fun fact: The name Mimico is derived from…

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Monday July 11th, 2011

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sneak peek: amie weitzman’s NYC townhouse

We continue our special double peek with a look at interior designer Amie Weitzman’s NYC brownstone. Amie bought the townhouse in what she calls the Upper Upper West Side five years ago. They did a gut renovation and added some modern elements while maintaining the original brownstone character. They opened up the back of the building…

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Monday May 16th, 2011

Monday May 2nd, 2011

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sneak peek: kimberly ludy

sneak peek: kimberly ludy

Kimberly Ludy of Etsy shops Trampoline and Black Strap is preparing to say goodbye to this house just outside of Boston in Framingham, Massachusetts. It’s been home to her, husband Tom, their eight-year-old Ethan and dog Ollie for the past six years, but the family is ready for a new adventure, and they’re heading to…

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Monday April 4th, 2011

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sneak peek: jess loraas

sneak peek: jess loraas

Photographer Jess Lorass grew up on the Canadian prairies before relocating to Calgary. She moved into this apartment in 2009, after completing a gut renovation to create a more open and seamless flow between the spaces. She hadn’t considered high-rise living before, but the apartment’s location bordering Calgary’s Mission District and the city views sold…

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Monday February 28th, 2011

Monday February 7th, 2011

Monday January 31st, 2011

Monday December 20th, 2010

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sneak peek: casa radas / MisMAS

sneak peek: casa radas / MisMAS

Five years ago, Cecile Carré founded MisMAS, an interior design studio, and adopted the concept of interior design for everybody. Based in Barcelona, the company provides a tapas-style “menu” with a lot of “plates” to choose from, depending on your budget. As with Cecile’s own home, “Casa Radas,” MisMAS mixes contemporary design with old things,…

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sneak peek: joel fitzpatrick

sneak peek: joel fitzpatrick

If you’ve read Malcolm Gladwell’s The Tipping Point, you’re probably familiar with the man behind this sneak peek without even knowing it. Joel Fitzpatrick appears in the first few pages of the book, cited as a key visionary in helping bring the Hush Puppies brand back to life. Joel is an entrepreneur, artist, fashion designer,…

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Monday December 6th, 2010

Monday November 22nd, 2010

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sneak peek: angie hranowsky

sneak peek: angie hranowsky

While randomly driving through a neighborhood in her hometown of Charleston, South Carolina, Angie Hranowsky spotted this home with a “for sale” sign. This modern house was unique for traditional Charleston, and Angie immediately called the realtor, but the home had just sold. After the homeowner moved in, Angie knocked on her door and offered…

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