Even after two years as NY NOW’s trends writer, I am amazed by the products brought to market every six months. The NY NOW® Winter 2017 market was no less spectacular than the last. Yet again, buyers from around the globe came to find what was new, next and would resonate with their customers’ tastes. This season seemed to represent a turning point in product design. Everywhere we looked, we saw a new focus on sophistication and refinement.
Maximizing the space you have is the primary the focus of any well-planned renovation – that also includes the attic. These once forgotten storage spaces now have bedrooms, playrooms, and more recently at-home workspaces. If you are thinking of converting your attic in order to gain some extra square footage, here are 10 great modern examples to inspire you. Continue Reading
More is less; how designers and architects are interpreting sustainable design practices in outdoor spaces.
Even though the groundhog saw his shadow, homeowners and renters alike are prepping for spring. With that, the focus on designing and/or refreshing outdoor spaces is top of mind. One of the biggest themes we’re seeing this year is the use of outdoor rugs. Rugs are being used in the same way they are used indoors –– to finish spaces, establish zones and provide spacial depth. Here are seven spaces that strategically utilized rugs complete beautiful outdoor environments.
Modern maker and designer Jeran McConnel believes that simplicity is key in creating small spaces that carry big impact; she applied that philosophy to her latest renovation to achieve these beautiful results.
Everything But The House’s online estate and antiques auction business is thriving –– with no help from Amazon, eBay or Etsy Continue Reading
Human-centric, buildings that put people before form and function are the key to creating productive workplaces and functional city environments. Continue Reading