Category Archives: Small Space Solutions

A Busy Person’s Guide to Getting Organized

Giralot Storage System

Organization (n) ˌȯr-gə-nə-ˈzā-shən: defined culturally as a key characteristic to success and easy living. The art of organization comes easy to some but may be a bit harder for others, especially those who are always busy and never seem to have enough hours in the day. Organization and productivity go hand in hand, each influencing […]

Time To Reinvent How We Entertain for the Holidays

  Several years ago, a book was published entitled Life at Home in the 21st Century: 32 Families Open Their Doors. Its authors, a group of UCLA anthropologists and archeologists, followed 32 ordinary families as they went about their days. They were trying to get an accurate read on exactly how the typical American household […]

Ron Barth Responds to New Yorker Article on Carmel Place and NY’s Affordable Housing Situation

A recent New Yorker piece entitled “Are Micro-Apartments a Good Solution to the Affordable-Housing Crisis?” by Elizabeth Greenspan reminded me of a quote I once heard: “[The person] Who knows only his own generation remains always a child.” In order to understand the micro-apartment conversation, it’s essential to understand its historical context. Modern micro-apartments such […]

The Art of Change: At Home and Through Divorce

Guest Post by Gail Green For the divorcee, change is the norm and flexibility is a necessity. Success is measured by how well one can transition from a steadied life of structure to a less regulated life of innovation and individual enlightenment. In this respect, the home becomes an ironic confluence of adaptability to life’s […]

Dispatch from WestEdge

What an October we have had! From Dwell on Design to WestEdge Design Fair, we have revealed our latest and greatest from coast to coast. From the land of warmth and sunshine at WestEdge Design Fair, we were proud to be named “Best in Show” for furniture by ASID Los Angeles!  

LaunchPad Makes Room at MCNY

Modernism Magazine, Resource Furniture

LaunchPad made it’s debut this week at the Museum of the City of New York, a feature highlight of the new exhibition  “Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers.” Designed by Italian architect Pierluigi Colombo, design & art director at Clei s.r.l, LaunchPad — just 325 sq. ft. — is made spacious and comfortable […]