Efficient Architecture Suggests a New Future for Design

Why is something effective? Merriam-Webster defines “effective” as “effective without waste” Apple’s senior vice president of design, Jonathan Ive, applied the idea of efficacy to layout when he sought to eliminate anything that was not absolutely necessary. The notion of an efficient home has increased in popularity during the past ten years, largely in the Read more about Efficient Architecture Suggests a New Future for Design[…]

8 Modern Hamptons Homes Buck Convention

The Houses at Sagaponac, a community of 32 modern homes, was intended for 70 acres in the Hamptons, New York. It railed against the bloated pseudohistorical structure of much of the Hamptons, with the notion of offering compact homes on small websites for approximately $300,000. The project was launched in 2001 by developer Harry “Coco” Read more about 8 Modern Hamptons Homes Buck Convention[…]

Guest Groups: Set Your Table Dutch-Master Style

Not sure what direction to go for your Thanksgiving table this year? Leave the autumn foliage, pumpkin tureens, chestnuts and iron squirrel candle holders independently, and turn instead to the distinctive, light, rich saturation and still-life ephemera of a Dutch Master painting. This way when drunk Nana cleans her fourth glass of Pinot Noir, it Read more about Guest Groups: Set Your Table Dutch-Master Style[…]

Readers' Choice: The Best 20 Home Providers of 2011

With more people working from home in 2011, finding room for a house office turned into a necessity. Smart solutions for multi-purpose spaces, little spaces, and approaches to incorporate storage were in the very top of ers’ priority lists. While there are a few fantasy offices in the combination, all of them have easy-to-accomplish decorating Read more about Readers' Choice: The Best 20 Home Providers of 2011[…]