Gretchen Jones admits that her 550-square-foot dual studio apartment in New York City wasn’t just love at first sight when she transferred there from Portland, Oregon, but she saw its potential. “My mother always likes to say I know the way to ‘polish a turd’ as it comes to apartments,” Jones states. Using her background … Continue reading Have a Look at a 'Project Runway' Winner's Brooklyn Studio
The creators of this science fiction movie Oblivion have imagined a future where humans have left Earth for lunar colonies, along with some left behind hover over it in Skytower, a home, command center and heliport 3,000 ft up. “Skytower is sleek and futuristic, a gorgeous and clean surroundings up in the planet’s atmosphere … … Continue reading Glimpse Design's Imagined Future in 'Oblivion'
For designer Aboudi Hassoune, the plan of his home began with a simple question: “Why should our surroundings remain inactive when we are constantly evolving and changing?” Following Hassoune began his own design practice, Abnorm Studio, the need for a workspace quickly became evident. In 2011, with hardly any means, he determined on a tiny … Continue reading Ultimate Live-Work Space Adapts to the Requirements of the Day
Most of us know that the past couple of years have been tough. The recession, though not as crushing as the Great Depression, has taken its toll. We found ourselves mired in debt as our retirement savings evaporated and the worth of our homes shrank. The term”toxic asset” (an oxymoron if there ever was one) … Continue reading Hope for the Future: Lessons From Midcentury Modern Design
When we asked a peek she escorted us. This Atlanta-based interior designer known for her penchant for uncovering sought-after relics also has a knack for restoring one-of-a-kind classic furniture. “Adding classic pieces into your home’s decor is an essential part of producing an well-curated look,” she states. Her light-filled bedroom is evidence that she practice … Continue reading Room Tour: Fall in Love with This Vintage-Style Bedroom