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The Germantown Laundromat: An Eco-Minded Gathering Spot in the Hudson Valley, Mending Services Included

The Germantown Laundromat: An Eco-Minded Gathering Spot in the Hudson Valley, Mending Services Included

Our friend Starr Hout of cult fashion label Apiece Apart recently clued us in to the newly opened Germantown Laundromat, a solar- and wind-powered laundromat that encourages patrons to fill glass jars with bulk soap and commit to decreasing their.. Read More →

Holiday Gift Guide 2019: When Price is No Object

Holiday Gift Guide 2019: When Price is No Object

There are plenty of gift guides written this time of year with a focus on value, on keeping gifts under a certain amount. Those guides make perfect sense for your second cousin or for a headcount of 15-plus co-workers. This guide, however, is made.. Read More →

Expert Advice: How to Throw an Impromptu Summer Dinner Party

Expert Advice: How to Throw an Impromptu Summer Dinner Party

There’s something about summer that invites spontaneity: one last quick dip in the lake before dinner, an afternoon drive to nowhere in particular, spur-of-the-moment dinners taken outside in the garden. Some of the most memorable summer evening.. Read More →

DIY: A Simple, Easy Cover for an Ugly Window Air Conditioner (for $15)

DIY: A Simple, Easy Cover for an Ugly Window Air Conditioner (for $15)

I have learned, over the past 79 days or so, that the apartment I moved into in January is not a good summer apartment. No matter which way my boyfriend and I configure the four windows in our place—windows open in the front and the back of the .. Read More →

10 Easy Pieces: Designer Toilets

10 Easy Pieces: Designer Toilets

A great deal of thought has gone into designing the commode. Its form and function has evolved such that toilets now have the attention of architects and industrial designers, who whittle its shape and round its corners as if it were a building, a.. Read More →

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Replacing Your Kitchen Appliances

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Replacing Your Kitchen Appliances

Embarking on a full kitchen remodel, or just want to swap out your fridge, dishwasher, or range for a newer (better-looking, more eco-friendly, quieter) version? Here are a few things to know about making the switch: Above: Photograph .. Read More →

Inspired Objects: 9 Classic Design Gifts from The Glass House Design Store

Inspired Objects: 9 Classic Design Gifts from The Glass House Design Store

Forget what you think you know about museum gift shops. Conceived by famed design shop curator Murray Moss (his store, Moss, was a fixture on the NYC design scene in the 1990s), The Glass House Design Store opened in 2013 at Philip Johnson’s ico.. Read More →

The $15 DIY: The Hardware Store Clamp Light Improved

The $15 DIY: The Hardware Store Clamp Light Improved

With a minor tweak, a lamp from the hardware store is personalized—by way of color choice—and elevated. Easy, quick, and useful in every rooms, it’s the DIY every house needs. Photography by Alexa Hotz for Remodelista. Materials .. Read More →

10 Easy Pieces: Modern Pot Filler Faucets

10 Easy Pieces: Modern Pot Filler Faucets

According to a friend who’s a professional chef, it’s all about the pot filler faucet. Consider this: A gallon of water weighs more than eight pounds. Pot filler faucets eliminate back strain caused by heavy lifting (and spilling) in the kitch.. Read More →

Kitchen of the Week: A Clandestine Private Dining Loft in NYC’s Chinatown

Kitchen of the Week: A Clandestine Private Dining Loft in NYC’s Chinatown

Lee’s has everything we’d want from an event space in New York City: an airy, bright feel; minimalist wood furniture; a legit Downtown address; the ability to be dressed up or down depending on the event; not to mention a back-to-basics kitche.. Read More →

Steal This Look: A Small, Chic Kitchenette for a Creative Studio in SF

Steal This Look: A Small, Chic Kitchenette for a Creative Studio in SF

When you have a super-small kitchen—with only open storage, to boot—every detail is writ large, and there’s little room for error. Fortunately, this miniscule but mighty office kitchenette, was dreamed up by a pro, one who happens to have a .. Read More →

Proper Copper: A UK Maker of Handmade Faucets

Proper Copper: A UK Maker of Handmade Faucets

Discovered on Etsy: handmade faucets made from plumbing parts, courtesy of a Brighton-based English tinkerer (for examples of similar faucets in situ, see Trend Alert: 10 DIY Faucets Made from Plumbing Parts). See the whole range at Proper Copper.. Read More →

Captain Whidbey: The Pioneer (and Communal) Spirit Revived at a New Old Resort

Captain Whidbey: The Pioneer (and Communal) Spirit Revived at a New Old Resort

I was surprised to learn that Captain Whidbey, nestled among the majestic evergreens of the Pacific Northwest, was founded by the same team behind Pioneertown Motel, set against the dusty backdrop of the Mojave Desert—but I shouldn’t have been.. Read More →

10 Easy Pieces: Holiday Bakeware

10 Easy Pieces: Holiday Bakeware

Now is the time of year for rolling, pressing, and grating pastry of all kinds. What’s better than a throw-away tin from the grocery store? Solid ceramic or glass bakeware that brings dignity to any holiday pie or tart. See our favorites here. .. Read More →

Steal This Look:  A Serene Spa-Like  Bathroom in Manhattan

Steal This Look: A Serene Spa-Like Bathroom in Manhattan

“Serene” and “spacious” are not usually words used to describe bathrooms in Manhattan, but this one by O’Neill Rose Architects manages to be both. Though it’s in a historic brownstone owned by a real estate agent and his partner (see t.. Read More →

Easy Breakfast Banana Split

Easy Breakfast Banana Split

This is a sponsored post for Shamrock Farms. All opinions are honest and 100% my own. Breakfast is anything but boring when this Easy Breakfast Banana Split recipe makes an appearance! Cottage cheese naturally provides the healthy protein you .. Read More →

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