In honor of Earth Day, we headed to the New York School of Interior Design to see sustainable-design expert David Oakley speak about his transition from questioning the sustainability movement nearly a decade ago to becoming a leader in sustainable design.
Compartmentalized homes with small, closed-off rooms aren’t in vogue. But before you knock down walls and open up the square footage in your home, here are a few things to take into consideration.
Another potential pitfall is the new acoustics that come with very open spaces. With fewer walls and sometimes higher ceilings, homeowners may experience issues like echoing or cross-room conversations that sound garbled and less crisp.
For most of our NYC clients, the most important design feature and challenge we face is storage. Snaidero has finally come out with a solution which is both functional and fashionable, with the Kube collection.
This year, clean up your act with Electrolux’s new Kelly (as in Ripa) Green washer and dryer.
The limited-edition shade, an upbeat green that packs a visual punch, hints at the machines’ abundant ecofriendliness: Electrolux washers use up to 83 percent less energy and 56 percent less water than your old-school model, with an optional ecofriendly cycle that slashes energy usage by 43 percent.
A couple of days ago I was fortunate enough to score some tickets (they’re sold out for ages) to the Phillip Johnson Glass House and compound in New Canaan, Connecticut.
Our favorite quirky, tall, and all around colorful designer-guy, Karim Rashid, is now curating and exhibit on …radiators?? I admit, I can’t live without my two Kone vacuums, (one on each side of the apartment) but radiators? This could be the answer to my most perplexing NYC design dilemma…