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New York City Subway Tile

New York City Subway Tile

Anyone who has visited New York is probably familiar with the iconic subway map that was designed by Michael Hertz Associates. Illustrator Christoph Niemann was remodeling his bathroom and took subway tile to the next level. He used this map as inspiration to tile his bathroom floors and walls.

Moving Day

Moving Day

Today is moving day and we’ll be taking the next two weeks to drive cross-country. We wish we only had has much stuff as the photo above but alas it’s amazing what you can fit into a one-bedroom apartment. I think we need to check in with Uncluterrer more often. […]

Homes from Earth to Sky

Homes from Earth to Sky

This beautiful home from Una Arquitectos is the best example we’ve seen of a home that blends seamlessly into it’s environment (literally).

Older Homes for Health

Older Homes for Health

This article highlights a study from the University of Utah that states that areas of higher population density typically have residents who maintain a healthier weight. This is due to the walkability and pedestrian friendly design of their neighborhood.

New York City Welcomes This Old House

New York City Welcomes This Old House

You have until July 4th to submit your home to This Old House for consideration as the next TV house project to start filming in August and to air early 2009. The TV crew is hoping to find a dynamic family with a great old house in need of help, […]

Garber Hardware Giveaway

Garber Hardware Giveaway

We’re pleased to announce a promotion with our favorite hardware store in New York city, Garber Hardware. Sign-up for our monthly newsletter of remodeling techniques, tips, and tools and you’ll receive a coupon to be used for 10% off in-store purchases at Garber Hardware as well as be entered into […]

BKLYN Designs 2008 Rocks our World

BKLYN Designs 2008 Rocks our World

We checked out BKLYN DESIGNS 2008 this weekend held in various locations throughout the vastly changing DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn. The exhibitors on display were top-notch and really showed the best of Brooklyn. It’s safe to say that the furniture craftsman in Brooklyn rival those of any in the world.

Maximize Energy and Luminosity by Day Lighting Your Home

Maximize Energy and Luminosity by Day Lighting
Your Home

“The best way to light a home is God’s way.” –Frank Lloyd Wright As a pioneer in modern day architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright was also a proponent for day-lighting a home which consists of maximizing natural light through roof windows and skylights. Contemporary architects are pushing the window size into […]

Beaker Vases from Salvage

Beaker Vases from Salvage

We picked up these beakers from Build It Green! NYC this weekend. They provide us with an interesting alternative to the typical glass vase’s that we have and we created a set with the different sizes.

Richard Neutra’s Kaufmann House For Sale

Richard Neutra’s Kaufmann House For Sale

Richard Neutra’s Kaufmann House will be selling by auction on May 13th, 2008 through Christie’s Realty in New York. It’s estimated to sell for $15-$25 million. This home is gorgeous and an inspiration to hundreds of architects and lovers of mid-century modern homes. We wish the same energies and focus […]

Skyscrapers from Around the World

Skyscrapers from Around the World

Growing up far from the buildings I’m surrounded by now, I’ve always been fascinated by these structures that seem to touch the sky and can make you dizzy just by looking up at them. The canyon these highrises create in mid-town Manhattan is spectacular and a I recommend all visitors […]

What $19.5 Million Will Get You In New York’sWest Village

What $19.5 Million Will Get You In New York’s
West Village

Apartment Therapy cued us into the sale of Jennifer Bartlett’s 5 bedroom and 5 bath home/studio across the street from our offices in New York’s West Village. We’ve always found the building a bit drab from the outside considering it’s next door to the West Village’s oldest building (1820′s Federal […]

House Flipping Goes Upscale

House Flipping Goes Upscale

If someone can flip $100k into $150k why not $8.3m to $30m. Only in NYC.

Decorating a Deck – in NYC

Decorating a Deck – in NYC

We’ve got some precious outdoor space that consists of a landing and a small balcony that serves as the entrance to our 2nd floor apartment. We get about 2-3 hours of direct sunlight in the summer and maybe 1/2 hour in the winter and there is barely enough room to […]

The City Cook

The City Cook

Courtesy of the Manhattan Users Guide, we’ve got a new bookmark that I’m sure many non-New Yorkers may find interesting. The City Cook is focused on urbanites who are otherwise too busy or counter space impaired to cook a meal at home. We understand this plight and realize that as […]

Domino Celebrates the 2007 Green List

Domino Celebrates the 2007 Green List

Last night we attended our first “green” party in celebration of Domino’s Green March issue. It was a dreary evening in NYC but the turnout was great. The event was held in a stark open studio space with the focus on two large shelves of earth-friendly products, not to mention […]

Detecting Gas Leaks

Like thousands of others in New York, we too woke up to a strange “gas” smell yesterday morning. Panic quickly sets in – Did we leave the burner on! Fortunately it wasn’t gas but it’s still unsettling that nobody really knows what it was. But what we now realize is […]

Apartment Therapy

Apartment Therapy

We’re proud to say that Charles and Hudson has been added to Apartment Therapy’s blogroll. If you aren’t familiar with Apartment Therapy they are a daily blog whose goal is to connect people to the resources they need to redecorate their home, while reducing their reliance on stuff. This mission […]