Category Archives: Space Saving

The Future of Senior Housing

The majority of attention surrounding micro-apartments has been focused on millennials and their needs. But it might be seniors who are most likely to enjoy the benefits of compact, affordable and centrally located housing such as micro-apartments. In 2016, noted New York City architect Matthias Hollwich wrote a treatise of sorts that attempted to rebrand […]

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 […]

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!  

Georgia Tech is Filled With Really Smart People

OK, Georgia Tech ZED-H Studio students: now that I have caught my breath after a wonderful, whirlwind trip to Atlanta, allow me to say a hearty and heartfelt BRAVO!!!! And WOW. I really can’t say that enough. So what brought Resource Furniture to Atlanta? Well, it was partially the lure of some really good food, […]

Transforming ASUNM

This blog was written by ASUNM team member Kevin Christensen at Arizona State University with a Master in Architecture. 5:30 A.M.: The Sun begins to break over the mountains in the distance, the air is still cool, the racket still hasn’t really started yet, it’s calm. The 3:30 A.M. wake up call is all but second nature […]

Boston: Ch-Ch-Changes

Design Museum Boston

  Living in small spaces is not an issue unique to New Yorkers. With the immersion of technology and population growth, cities all over the world are looking for new ways to create more functional spaces. Guess which densely populated city is tackling the issue head on? Boston. Design Museum Boston launched a gallery to […]

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 […]