Apartment Therapy Redesign

This morning our friends over at Apartment Therapy launched a fully redesigned site. Clean, fresh and simple– the design resource for NYC and LA apartment dwellers just got even better!

Missed Connections

Let’s talk about feelings. According to Dutch design house Demakersvan, it’s a subject not often enough addressed in the contemporary design world, and their assertion just may be true. The vast majority of furnishings either look good or perform a function well, or, if you’re lucky, both. They sit idly in our living spaces and favorite clubs, reflecting little more than our tastes and our …

Spell It Out

The craft-loving ReadyMade, a magazine once described to me as "Martha Stewart Living for hipsters," is offering a few great items from the lesser-known retail side of their operation. The customizable "Make-A-Sign" is a cheap and fun way to bring classic diner charm into the home. The menu board, available in 5×7" and 8×10", comes with a set of ever-rearrangeable letters that, in the spirit …