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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

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  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 […]

Vote for us in Interior Design’s Best of Year Awards!

Flex modular sofa interior design awards

The Flex Sofa has been nominated for Interior Design’s Best of Year Awards, and you can vote until October 14! Reinvent the conventional with Flex: Infinitely configurable and adaptable to any environment, large or small. Plush, innovative backrests can be rearranged to transform Flex from sofa to chaise to tête-à-tête seating, and even a free standing […]

How to Raise a Family in 600 Sq Ft

Small-space living

Can you really raise kids in a one-bedroom condo? Some Vancouver parents are trying – and guess what? It’s not all bad, and it could get better. In Vancouver, Alison and Trevor use their Penelope queen sized system in the living room while their two kids sleep in the bedroom. Alison chronicles her small-space lifestyle on 600SquareFeetandaBaby and recently […]

The Difference Between Green Furniture and Sustainable Furniture

eco friendly furnishings

Many furniture companies claim their products are “green,” a designation usually referring to material sourcing. Maybe their sofa frames are made out of dumpster-sourced scrap metal or their cushions are filled with used ticker tape. Responsible material sourcing is important, but it does not necessarily make something sustainable; that is, able to exist in perpetuity […]

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

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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 […]

#SNAPYOURSPACE Contest

Hidden Transforming Hook Solutions

This contest has closed. Do you love saving space as much as we do? Post a picture of your space and be entered to win a Hidden multifunctional wall storage solution. There are two ways to participate: Take a photo of your product(s) from Resource Furniture and post on Facebook or Instagram and tag @resourcefurniture and using hashtag #snapyourspace. Photos […]

Getting Your Small Space Ready for the Holidays

Flex Sofa

Whether you’re hosting a large holiday dinner, a festive cocktail party or a casual brunch, the key to getting the most out of your space this season is with a flexible mindset.  Use these tips to get inspired for this year’s festivities and to plan ahead for next year: Rearrange (and get creative!) Rearrange your furniture […]

SMART, SPACE-CONSCIOUS STYLE IN BROOKLYN

Smart, space-conscious style in Brooklyn

Originally posted on Domino Magazine by Shani Silver Jacqueline Schmidt, Founder of Screech Owl Design and Director of Design at Ollie, and David Friedlander, Director of Communications at LifeEdited, took a space that once wouldn’t prompt a second glance, and transformed it into a vision in streamlined, chic functionality and smart, space-conscious style. Intelligent livability merged with inspired design […]

Getting Outdoorsy at WestEdge

WestEdge in Santa Monica, California

Bet you never thought you’d see a Norwegian forest in Santa Monica! We introduced the Nature wallcovering collection, the latest from ConcreteWall, at WestEdge Design Fair over the weekend. We also unveiled the Plurimo uniquely expanding table and Goliath Outdoor for the first time on the west coast. Thanks to everyone who stopped by!   And last but not […]