Steep Your Rental in Color — Without Painting the Walls

Steep Your Rental in Color — Without Painting the Walls

This ideabook is for colour fans who need to painting the walls alternatives. Even if your landlord has a strict no-painting coverage, or you realize you will be moving ahead long, you can still have a home that is vibrantly […]

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Microunits Are Coming to NYC. See the Winning Style

Microunits Are Coming to NYC. See the Winning Style

In July 2012 New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development launched an adAPT NYC Contest to develop a building with microunits to a Whole Lot in Manhattan’s Kips Bay neighborhood. The competition was spurred by the shifting demographics […]

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Here's a Bright Idea: Smart Bulbs for Better Lighting

Here's a Bright Idea: Smart Bulbs for Better Lighting

A normal lightbulb tends to come in 1 colour and one brightness level. But now new LED (light-emitting diode) lightbulbs promise to become any colour and any brightness at any moment you prefer. And best of all, they may be […]

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Sumptuous Sophistication for a Manhattan Loft

Sumptuous Sophistication for a Manhattan Loft

After the owner of the attic, in Manhattan’s Tribeca area, first referred to as architect David Howell, his intentions were to sand and refinish his present floors. From the time they were completed, they’d completely renovated the entire apartment, leaving […]

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Warmth Infuses a Greenwich Village Home

Warmth Infuses a Greenwich Village Home

Walking right into Dora Jonassen’s apartment was just like stepping into a time machine. The 800-square-foot area is nestled onto the top floor of a landmark 1910 building in New York’s Greenwich Village. Jonassen, an accomplished food stylist in Denmark, […]

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DIY: Creative Vintage Book Cover Frames

DIY: Creative Vintage Book Cover Frames

Lauren Donaldson desired to come up with a exceptional way to display a pair of vintage black-and-white photographs of her loved ones. Inspired by her love of books, she made unique frames from old books she discovered buried at a […]

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How to Match Colors From Photos into Real Life

How to Match Colors From Photos into Real Life

Homeowners and designers know what a difference color makes in a house. They could spend hours poring over print and internet pictures in search of the ideal colour. But sometimes the colour in the picture does not end up looking […]

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ICFF 2012 Report: Graypants' Ecofriendly Lighting

ICFF 2012 Report: Graypants' Ecofriendly Lighting

No, it is not copper. Nope, not metal . No, it is definitely not timber. Give up? Combine the Majority of the visitors to Graypants’ booth in the 2012 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York. All these Seattle […]

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Architect's Toolbox: Wash the Wall With Sunlight

Architect's Toolbox: Wash the Wall With Sunlight

Architects and designers relish the chance to explore approaches to deliver natural light inside. Whether it comes through a side window, skylight or natural lighting enlivens a space. Among the wondrous aspects of this design element is the way the […]

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Warm Up to Hearths

Warm Up to Hearths

As stated by the National Association of Homebuilders, hearths rank among the top three characteristics wanted by homebuyers. Real estate agents estimate that as muchas $12,000 to the worth of a home. is added by a hearth (The precise amount […]

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