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5 NYC Home Renovations

New York city is the largest metropolitan in the US and home to more than 8 million people. Despite this, living in the City doesn't mean sacrificing space or luxury. These five renovations were determined to take on the challenge by applying a modern approach. For more NYC renovations, check out our 5 Top-to-Bottom Brownstone Renovations.
November 23, 2013
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Primary Colors in Home Design

Stripping design to pure minimalism can mean exposing the elementary levels of color. Although decorating with primary colors can be a challenge, here are a few home designs that leave secondary colors behind for the better.
November 14, 2013
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Red, White, and Blue: 5 Patriotic Products

Red, white, and blue are staples in the modern color palette, and the Fourth of July is the perfect time to display them all together.
June 18, 2013
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Photo Series: Behind the Edge by Luigi Bonaventura

Italian-born, New York City–based photographer Luigi Bonaventura has impressed us with his repetitious and vibrant hotel facades shot in Jesolo Beach, Venice. His intention in the series Behind the Edge is to show each structure as its Platonic ideal—as the architect imagined it. Click through to see this eye-catching graphic series that will leave you wanting more.
May 10, 2013
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Product Spotlight: Hammer Time Clock

What time is it? Hammer Time! Keep your dates in check with the Hammer Time Clock by Brooklyn-based designer Paul Loebach.
March 12, 2013
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Blues Clues

Embracing the blues—these homes do!
March 4, 2013
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On a Wire

Meet the Tilt, a multi-purpose, fold-out piece of furniture shaped like a cube and second prize winner at imm cologne 2013's [D³] Design Talents Contest. Conceived by German industrial designer Tina Schmid, this versatile blue creation moves with you in mind; it can either be mounted on a wall for decoration, used as a side table, or serve as a hanging garment rack.
February 28, 2013
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How to Design with Blue

Blue: the color that helped catapult the careers of artist Yves Klein and musician Miles Davis, the most-prized and most-expensive hue in the Renaissance. We also think it makes for striking design accents, from vibrant cobalts to soothing navys. Click through the slideshow to see inventive applications of the color.
January 25, 2013
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The bkr Bottle

When Tal Soltz set out to design a reusable water bottle, dissatisfied with the clunky and chunky options on the market, she refused to compromise aesthetics to be environmentally friendly. "We created bkr [pronounced "beaker"] with the inspiration of everything we love in life: modern art, designs we saw in Tokyo, Italian furniture, Parisian street chic, etc." says Soltz. "Most of all, though, because we believe green products should be creative, beautiful and inspirational." Each bkr holds 16 ounces of liquid in a rather comely and compact glass bottle sheathed in a silicone sleeve. I like that the design isn't over designed; its simply a screw top bottle with a handy carrying loop, free of extra bells and whistles. And the five colors the bottle comes in are quite alluring as well. We asked Soltz, who is President and Founder of the San Francisco-based company, a few questions about bkr. Here's what she has to say.
May 12, 2011
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