best of new york 2019
The Best of New York Home and Help 2019 Monstera maintenance, not-hideous babyproofing, and banjo tune-ups.
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A Spanking-New Dumbo Condo With Warmth and Character Caroline Grant and Dolores Suarez of Dekar Design turned this cookie-cutter apartment into a cheerful, cozy nest for a mother and her baby daughter.
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A Historic Brooklyn Townhouse With Some Very Modern Interventions This home in Prospect Lefferts Gardens manages to stay in character while getting some major upgrades to the kitchen, bathrooms, and living spaces.
design hunting
A Gallery You Want to Come Home To David Alhadeff lives in his new West Village venue, Casa Perfect.
design hunting
A Sneak Peek at Queer Eye Season 3 Interior design guru Bobby Berk shows us a fabulous pink pool table.
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This New Group Champions Representation in the Art and Design Worlds Malene Barnett describes her Black Artists + Designers Guild as “a curated collective of black artists and designers throughout the African diaspora.”
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An Urgent — But Expert — Renovation of a Prewar Apartment A couple planned on upgrading their Financial District home down the road, but then a section of bathroom tile came crashing down: The time had come.
design news
A Roundup of New York Design News The latest sales, interior-design events, and industry affairs.
the secret life of plants
Is Your Succulent Sourced From a Criminal Cactus Market? Stolen cacti are being sold on the black market.
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A Long-Awaited Renovation That Brings in the Light This three-bedroom Prospect Heights prewar apartment was purchased in 2012, but not updated until last year.
sitting pretty
Anyway, Ben Affleck Owns a Chair Shaped Like Tom Brady’s Head Just a totally regular piece of fan art.
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Everything Sparks Joy in This Maximalist East Village Home Professional stylist-organizer Jeanie Engelbach has a penchant for Pez dispensers, cartoon figurines, and a lot more.
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A Spectacular Waterfront Apartment, Customized for a Young Family Architect West Chin made this Dumbo home where the views provide live entertainment 24/7 even better for her clients.
best bets
Paper Vases, Nest Fragrances Opens a Store, and Custom Suits in Boerum Hill What’s new in New York stores.