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sneak peek: andrew & matt mccracken of doublenaut

by anne

Brothers Andrew and Matt McCracken, the duo behind , have shared this house in west Toronto for the past 4.5 years. Their home also became their studio when the company shrank by a partner. Since they were already living together, it made sense to forgo a studio and set up shop at home. Making the shift from “real jobs” to working for themselves also means they haven’t bought a piece of furniture in the past few years. Luckily most of their style comes from being poster artists, and they’re fortunate enough to have a lot of talented friends and influences whose work decorates their walls. You can see more from Doublenaut and more of their home . Thanks, Andrew and Matt! —

Image above: Our fireplace is the first thing you see when you walk in. We don’t have a ton of storage in the living room/studio, so we use what we have. The Wilco poster is by Dirk Fowler.

Image above: One of our cats, Milo, and some show posters by Patent Pending & Aesthetic Apparatus.

Image above:  is the design and illustration work of Matt & Andrew McCracken. Working together full-time since 2005, we design just about everything from identities to music packaging but are probably best known for our screen-printed posters. Here Matt is at his desk.

Image above: A shop on Queen St. West was throwing this weird shelf out, so I got a friend to help me carry it back to our office. We got rid of a huge crappy Ikea bookcase and haven’t gotten around to building a new one for these books or my collection of Murray’s pomade tins.

Image above: I bought this table and chair set years ago from a shop in Toronto that makes new retro furniture to order.

CLICK HERE for the rest of Andrew and Matt’s home tour after the jump!

Image above: A lot of the hallways/entrances in the apartment have that cool molding and archProbably our only designer-y piece of furniture is this end table by Douglas Coupland; it’s pretty great, though.

Image above: Box of reference books in an old soap crate that I found in someone’s garbage.

Image above: More concert posters.

Image above: This is above our sink in the kitchen. Ephemera and knickknacks collected over the years. Love my antler cigar cutter.

Image above: Our bathroom has been updated a bit but still has a lot of the super old, cool-looking tile. Print by Geoff McFetridge.

Image above: I bought this flat file on Craigslist back when we had a studio. It’s a behemoth; I never want to move it again.

Image above: Andrew working on sketches.

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