Category: Residential Projects

Off the Grid, on Maui

“Design your life to include more money, health, and happiness with less stuff, space, and energy.” The mission statement of Graham Hill’s LifeEdited is clearly on display at his new Hawaiian home, featuring wall beds by Clei, modular sofas, and tables from Resource Furniture. As stated in The New York Times: “At 1,000 square feet, […]

How To Fit Three Kids in 170 Square Feet

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It has become a common situation for young families in urban areas – a couple lives in a home or neighborhood they love, but once they add kids to the equation, space gets tight. This family of five faced the same challenge. Before kids, the couple settled into a two bedroom apartment they adored in […]

Santa Monica Pool House

Nestled in Santa Monica, California, is this warm and relaxed pool house belonging to a family of four — with two young, active kids.  They wanted their home to feel welcoming without the stress of protecting anything precious or worrying about inevitable spills. When defining the direction of the design, Becky Spector of Becky Spector […]

600 Square Feet of Love

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Kelly and Jake, sales and design consultant at Resource Furniture, along with their two kids (and kitty!), live in a two-bedroom, 604-square-foot apartment. Before ever moving into their home, the couple knew that they would be using transforming furniture to maximize their space. So, while on the hunt for a new home, the couple planned […]

NEXTadventure Home

Resource Furniture

Downsizing. It is an idealistic word for anyone that has more space than they need. It means less cleaning and maintenance costs, access to more culturally rich areas and a shrinking carbon footprint. What is one demographic that has been at the forefront of downsizing? Empty nesters. Visualizing how to actually taking the step to make […]

LifeEdited, Part 2

Graham Hill

From Dwell: In 2014, he sold the first apartment, known as LifeEdited1, or LE1 for short, and moved into the 350-square-foot unit upstairs, with plans to renovate. Graham saw the sequel, dubbed LE2, as a chance to finesse some of the problem points of its predecessor. “LE1 was amazing, but it was very bespoke, somewhat […]

Two New York City Projects from YDC Design

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Lincoln Center Penthouse This penthouse is home to a family of five, including three young children. There were two main objectives that went into the design of this home: create a comfortable, carefree living space while also providing accommodations that could play host to a constant turnstile of guests. YDC Design is the mastermind behind the design […]

NOHO Duplex by RAAD Studio

Resource Furniture wall bed

The residents in this two-bedroom NoHo duplex designed by Raad Studio, are collectors — from film memorabilia and vinyl records to toy robots. “We wanted to create a clean, warm space that would showcase these interests,” said RAAD Studio, “whilst including as much flexible storage as possible.” Not only is the Resource Furniture transforming, but the architecture of the […]

Multifunctional West Hollywood Home

Swing wall bed from Resource Furniture

When our Los Angeles clients remodeled their home in 2014, it was for a multitude of purposes. In addition to throwing the occasional dinner party, the couple also hosts conferences, seminars, and overnight retreats. Needless to say, maximized use of space was of the essence as they wanted to enjoy a truly multifunctional West Hollywood […]

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 […]